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Academic Position in Endocrinology

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 with research focus on osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease at the Assistant Professor level.

Qualifications required include a MD, certification in Internal Medicine, eligibility for regular or special licensure in the Province of Alberta, sub-specialty certification in Endocrinology. Candidates must have evidence of strong clinical training, publication record and evidence of an emerging or established academic program of research in the areas of osteoporosis and metabolic bone disease. The candidate must show evidence of a proven record of excellence in research as demonstrated by scholarly publications and the ability to compete successfully for funding. This will entail the publication of at least 15 peer-reviewed papers, with the majority as 1st or senior author. Applicants with publications in high impact (IF >10) will be preferred.

The successful candidate will be involved in research activities and would participate in teaching at the University of Calgary in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical and academic programs. The position will have 60% protected time for research. Duties will include providing clinical care at the inpatient and outpatient Endocrinology Service.

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, including the South Health Campus acute care facility. 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 the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as 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. 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 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
• Research 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/4773724-academic-position-in-endocrinology-department-of-medicine-cumming-school-of-medicine

Questions about this position may be directed to:
Dr. Doreen Rabi, MD, MSc
Associate Professor and Head Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism
Zone Head Endocrinology Calgary
Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary 
doreen.rabi@albertahealthservices.ca
Application Deadline: December 20, 2019

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)