Practitioner / consultant
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|Will remain open until filled.|
The Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, and the Clinical Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone are accepting applications for an Abdominal Transplantation/Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgeon. The primary practice site for this position will be the University of Alberta Hospital.
The Transplant/HPB Service at the University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services currently consists of four surgeons while the Division of General Surgery presently consists of 59 General Surgeons. The Transplantation Division's HPB Service provides specialized care to patients from across Western Canada in Liver, Pancreas, and Multivisceral Transplantation Surgery, Abdominal Organ Recovery as well as Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Surgery.
The Division of General Surgery is recruiting a surgeon to start August 2020, although this date is flexible. Applicants must hold an MD or equivalent with completed training in General Surgery and must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta. The successful applicant will have a job description which includes a commitment to clinical care delivery, education and research. A major commitment to academic surgery is expected. Training in liver transplantation and organ procurement in an ASTS accredited program or equivalent is required. Experience in kidney and pancreas transplantation would be an asset. Experience in hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery is required. Additional training in minimal access hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery would be an important advantage.
Participation in the undergraduate and post-graduate surgery curricula and the fellowship transplantation curricula at the University of Alberta will also be a key component of the position. The successful candidate will receive a special continuing academic appointment with the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, at an appropriate rank. Opportunities for further academic advancement may also be considered in future.
More information about the University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, and Department of Surgery can be found at www.med.ualberta.ca. Information about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca and www.edmonton.ca respectively.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent, and the names of three references forwarded to:
Dr. David BigamProfessor & Divisional Director, Division of General Surgery, University of Alberta & Zone Section Chief, General Surgery, Edmonton Zone, Alberta Health Services
How to Apply
The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.