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JOB OPPORTUNITY

Position

SponsorshipEligible

TypePhysician

SpecialtyMedical Genetics

StatusOpen for Applications

PositionPermanent full-time

CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community

Closing DateSeptember 22, 2017

Posted DateMarch 22, 2017

Hospital

Hospital NameStollery Children's HospitalRead more about this hospital

Job Description

Medical Geneticist/Assistant Professor
The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a contingent tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with AHS Child Health in the Department of Medical Genetics.
The successful applicant will join an academic medical genetics clinic providing a full spectrum of clinical genetics services. In addition to clinical care, the clinic is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Department of Medical Genetics has an active basic and clinical science program, collaborating locally, nationally and internationally.

This position will be comprised of approximately 60% clinical service and 40% academic (teaching and research) pursuits. Clinical expertise and/or interest in cancer genetics is preferred. Research can be in any area within Medical Genetics. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all faculty.

Interested applicants must hold an MD and have completed residency in Medical Genetics or related disciplines; he/she should be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the Canadian College of Medical Genetics. See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing (http://www.royalcollege.ca/public/credentials/routes). Successful candidate must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premiere health-education institutions and is located in Edmonton.

Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a competitive and highly successful academic alternate funding plan.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae along with the names of three references to:

Dr. Michael Walter, Professor and Chair
Department of Medical Genetics
8-39 Medical Sciences Building,
University of Alberta,
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H7
Fax: (780) 492-1998
E-mail: mwalter@ualberta.ca

The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Department information is available on www.medgen.ualberta.ca Details about the University of Alberta and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry can be found on the Faculty’s homepage at www.med.ualberta.ca. More about AHS and the City of Edmonton can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca and www.edmonton.ca

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

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)

Compensation

Compensation Type
Salaried
Average Annual Income
$250,000 - $400,000
Physician Agreement Incentives

A Flat Fee is paid to physicians who practice & reside this community of $0 per year provided his/her annual income for insured services is greater than $50,000. (Residency conditions apply, including living in the eligible community for nine of the previous twelve months ending on the payment date.) The Variable Fee Premium paid is an additional 0% for insured services provided in this community.

Rural, Remote, Northern Program (RRNP) - Please note, payments through the RRNP are capped at $60,000 per physician per year.

Retention Benefit - supports and promotes the retention of physicians in Alberta by rewarding their continuous years of service to Albertans. Physicians receive between $5,141 and $12,852 depending on their years of service to Albertans.

Medical Liability Reimbursement - reimburses physicians for their medical liability protection costs less a $1,000 deductible.

Continuing Medical Education - reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Each eligible physician receives a $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for up to three years.

Parental Leave Program - provides $1,063 per week for up to 17 weeks to physician parents of a newborn or newly adopted child.

Business Cost Program - addresses escalating practice costs in community based practices. This fee modifier is added automatically to select office visits and consultations. This program applies across the province and all physicians who provide visit services in an office based setting will receive an additional $2.75 with the exception of Calgary and Airdrie where the fee modifier is $3.25 on select office visits and consultations.

For complete details on the AMA benefits, please contact albertadoctors.org.
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