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Clinician Scientist, Departments of Cardiac Sciences and Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine

Job ID: 19945

Updated: March 1, 2020

Location: Foothills Campus

Position Description

The Departments of Cardiac Sciences and Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary and the Libin Cardiovascular Institute invite applications for a tenure-track academic position at the Assistant Professor level.

This will be an appointment for an outstanding Cardiologist to lead a program in Cardiovascular research within a multidisciplinary research environment.  The successful candidate will have 75% protected time for academic research.  Academic opportunities include teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  This is an excellent opportunity for an independent researcher who wishes to collaborate with a productive, multidisciplinary group of clinical and basic investigators.  Start-up funds can be made available and commensurate with the research track record of the candidate.  

Qualifications include an MD with certification in Cardiology.  The successful candidate will be an investigator with a proven record of excellence and leadership in research and education in the cardiovascular field.  Eligibility for licensure in cardiology in the Province of Alberta is required. Priority will be given to those with the potential to develop precision medicine platforms with a focus on cardiovascular genetics, molecular biology and stem cell models of human disease.  Preference will be given to clinician scientists with a PhD and basic/translational science focus to their research.  The successful candidate must have potential for, or a record of, accomplishment in research including a sufficient record of research publication in high-impact peer reviewed journals as well as appropriate success with research operating grants or salary awards. The candidate must also be a proficient clinician with experience in a collegial multi-physician subspecialty practice.

The successful candidate will be part of the Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta. Current membership includes over 150 principal investigators and their research teams with a broad range of interests in Cardiovascular Medicine. The Institute is housed within the Cumming School of Medicine. The candidate will participate in the Department of Medicine and Cardiology Academic Medicine and Health Services Program, which provides competitive salary support.

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 the 'Apply Now' link via the University of Calgary Careers site. Please be aware the application process allows for only four attachments. Your four attachments should be organized to contain the following (which may require you to merge documents such as publications):

  • Cover letter and curriculum vitae, including the name and contact information of three referees
  • Statement of research interests and a description of a proposed 5-year research plan for research program

Questions about this position may be directed to:

Dr. Paul W.M. Fedak
Professor and Head, Department of Cardiac Sciences
Director, Libin Cardiovascular Institute
[email protected]
403-944-5931

 

Application deadline: February 29, 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)

 

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

About the University of Calgary
 
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.
 
About Calgary, Alberta

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. 

 

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