University of Alberta
MED Medicine Department

Academic Hematologist position, Division of Hematology

Competition No.  -   A100633748
Closing Date  -   Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a Hematologist with expertise in multiple myeloma and related lymphoid malignancies, to be based at the University of Alberta and Cross Cancer Institute.  Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions.  The University is currently home to more than 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff.  

The Division of Hematology provides comprehensive care for adult patients with a wide variety of benign and malignant hematologic disorders.  It is the primary hematology referral centre for central and Northern Alberta and Northwest Territories, with a catchment area of 2 million people.  There is an active, well-established clinical trials program within the Division and ample support is provided to clinical investigators.

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Hematology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and have specialized training and expertise in the area of multiple myeloma and related plasma cell disorders.

Key accountabilities of the hematologist will include, but will not be limited to, providing clinical care for patients with multiple myeloma and related lymphoid neoplasms, and developing clinical and translational research initiatives for these diseases.  In addition, the candidate will provide consultative and follow-up care for patients with other hematologic disorders, as well as teaching for resident trainees and students.

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Department of Medicine, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement, and offers a comprehensive benefits package.   

Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Medicine & Health Services Program (AMHSP). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, along with three letters of reference.   

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Joseph Brandwein
Director, Division of Hematology
E-mail:
 jbrandwe@ualberta.ca 

Applications will begin being reviewed on September 5, 2017; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as “The City of Festivals”.  With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone.  For further details about our vibrant city, please visit www.edmonton.ca.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.ualberta.ca

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca

Interested applicants may apply to:

http://careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A100633748/

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.