Academic Position for an Occupational Physician in the Division of Preventive Medicine (17-UAH-MED-PREV-10)

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Academic Position for an Occupational Physician in the Division of Preventive Medicine


The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for an Occupational Physician to be based in the Division of Preventive Medicine. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to more than 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff.

The Division of Preventive Medicine is home to two Royal College accredited residency training programs, one in Public Health and Preventive Medicine and another in Occupational Medicine. Faculty members in the Division of Preventive Medicine are also engaged in undergraduate medical education, continuing professional development in Occupational Medicine as well as in a range of research projects ranging from evidence-based medicine to population health to bench research. Divisional faculty members provide clinical service in Public Health and Occupational Medicine.


The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Occupational Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

Individuals with a focus on education and training at the undergraduate medical and resident level, and experience in the administration of residency and other postgraduate medical training programs are encouraged to apply.

Key accountabilities of the Occupational Physician will include, but will not be limited to, leadership and administration of educational programs in Occupational Medicine, engagement in research, and provision of clinical service in Occupational Medicine.

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Department of Medicine, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement, and offers a comprehensive benefits package.


Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Medicine and Health Services Program (AMHSP), which offer a very competitive remuneration package with excellent benefits.

Recruiter Contact:

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, teaching and administrative experience, and research interests, along with three letters of reference.


Dr. Sebastian Straube

Division Director, Preventive Medicine

Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta

5-30 University Terrace, 8303-112 Street, Edmonton, AB, T6G 2T4

Tel.: 780-492-6291


Applications will begin being reviewed on April 25, 2018; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

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Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at .

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight MST of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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.

19 February 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Edmonton
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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