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Academic Position in Infectious Diseases

University of Calgary

The Departments of Medicine (http://www.departmentofmedicine.com) and Microbiology, Immunology & Infectious Diseases, in partnership with the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases in the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary invite applications for a Tenure Track position of a qualified Infectious Disease Clinician-Scientist at the Assistant Professor level with specific expertise in infectious disease translational research.

Qualifications include an MD and PhD, certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine (or equivalent certification from another professional association), the completion of a certificate of special competency in Infectious Diseases and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta. Candidates must have evidence of strong clinical training and prior supervisory experience. The candidate must have evidence of significant academic potential (including a minimum of 15 peer-reviewed publications with the majority as 1st or senior author), excellent grantsmanship with the capacity to develop an independently funded research program and evidence of an emerging or established academic program of research.

The position provides up to 70% protected time for research. This is an excellent opportunity to develop and expand an independent externally-funded research program within an outstanding collaborative environment that is the University of Calgary. The candidate is expected to adhere to the Alberta Health Services Bylaws and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Code of Conduct.

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
• Clinical and Research interest statement, including funded projects (not to exceed 2 pages)
• The names and contact information for three referees

View full posting and apply: https://medicine.careers.ucalgary.ca/jobs/5230387-academic-position-in-infectious-diseases-department-of-medicine-cumming-school-of-medicine

Questions about this position may be directed to:
Dr. Michael Parkins
Section Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases,
Department of Medicine, University of Calgary

c/o Amanda Sellar-Bouchard (Administrative Support)
Email: adsellar@ucalgary.ca

Application Deadline: June 15, 2020

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)

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/)