StatusOpen for Applications
CommunityEdmonton(Edmonton Zone)Read more about this community
Closing DateJune 22, 2018
Posted DateDecember 22, 2017
Hospital NameStollery Children's HospitalRead more about this hospital
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 of Assistant Professor within the Division of Pediatric Dermatology in the Department of Pediatrics.
The successful applicant will join one academic pediatric dermatologist providing a full spectrum of clinical dermatology services in the Edmonton zone. In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including mandatory teaching to the dermatology residents. We have an active basic and clinical science program, collaborating locally, nationally and internationally. We are also involved in several clinical trials regarding novel medications for pediatric skin diseases.
This position will be comprised of approximately 55% clinical service (including clinical teaching) and 45% academic endeavour, this latter comprising both teaching and research. Research can be in any area within Pediatric Dermatology. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all faculty.
Interested applicants must hold an MD and be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and surgeons of Canada in either Dermatology or Pediatrics; moreover they must have completed an accredited subspecialty fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology. International graduates must be eligible to write the Royal college examination in either Pediatrics or Dermatology; 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 also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).
The University of Alberta Medical School is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world. The University of Alberta serves 39,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget in excess of $1.7 billion and attracts more than $500 million in sponsored research revenue.
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 should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application to:
Dr. Loretta Fiorillo, MD FRCPC
Divisional Director, Pediatric Dermatology
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9
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.
Qualifications & Experience
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (desired)
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.
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