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Academic Position in General Internal Medicine

University of Calgary

The Department of Medicine in the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services (http://www.albertahealthservices.ca) invites applications for a Contingent term position in general internal medicine and medical education, with a particular focus in evaluation and scholarly work in undergraduate medical education, at the Assistant Professor level.

Qualifications required include a MD, certification in Internal Medicine, eligibility for regular licensure in the Province of Alberta, and sub-specialty training in General Internal Medicine. An advanced research degree such as a Master’s degree in Education is also required. The successful candidate will be involved in medical education scholarship and leadership and would participate in teaching at the University of Calgary in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate clinical and academic programs. The position will have 60% protected time for medical education scholarship and leadership, as well as teaching. Duties will include providing clinical care to patients as part of their membership within the Section/Division of General Internal Medicine.

Applicants must present evidence of early success as a medical educator and scholar, as demonstrated through early academic productivity in terms of presentations, publications and project funding. They should also have evidence of leadership in the area of undergraduate medical education. Evidence of successful teaching and/or graduate supervision would be an asset. Evidence of collaborations with other medical education scholars and academic engagement in professional and other communities will be assessed.

Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy an attractive remuneration and benefits package through the University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Academic Medicine and Health Services Program. Alberta Health Services operates five teaching hospitals in the city of Calgary. AHS serves 1.8 million residents of Southern Alberta, Southeastern British Columbia and Southwestern Saskatchewan. The Department provides academic and clinical services in an integrated manner across all of the hospital sites and in several ambulatory care settings. Please visit our website at: www.departmentofmedicine.com.

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in Canada’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to become one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. Ranked as the top young university in Canada and North America, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

Calgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

The Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary seeks to recruit and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce that will contribute to creating the future of health. We are committed to fostering diversity through cultivating an environment where people with a variety of backgrounds, genders, interests, and talents feel welcome and supported.

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via University of Calgary Careers webpage using the ‘Apply Now’ link.

Please be aware that the application process allows for a maximum of four attachments. Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (you are encouraged to merge documents to reduce the number of attachments):
• Cover letter
• Curriculum vitae
• Medical Education Scholarship interest statement (not to exceed 2 pages)
• Teaching Dossier
• The names and contact information for three referees

View full posting and apply: https://medicine.careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/8330110-academic-position-in-general-internal-medicine-department-of-medicine-cumming-school-of-medicine

Questions about this position may be directed to:
Dr. Leanne Reimche
Section Chief/Division Head of General Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and AHS Calgary zone
leanne.reimche@albertahealthservices.ca

Application Deadline: February 11, 2022

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website (http://careers.ucalgary.ca/). For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine (http://medicine.careers.ucalgary.ca/)
The University has implemented a new Vaccination Directive that requires all faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 1, 2022. You will be required to upload proof of vaccination prior to commencing your duties. Please review the COVIDSafe Campus website for further information and access to additional resources.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No).