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  • Advert number: 307713-0
  • Posted Date: 12/07/12
  • Closing Date: 30/07/12

Academic Geriatric Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, in Partnership with Alberta Health Services, is inviting applications to join the Division of Geriatric Medicine, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. The Faculty is recognised as among the world’s top 50 Medical Schools. Alberta Health Services provides Health Services for a population of over 3 million people. The successful candidates will be dually accredited in General (Internal) and Geriatric Medicine with an MD or equivalent qualification and eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. The Division of Geriatric Medicine is seeking to expand its academic mission and successful candidates will be offered a tenure-track or tenured appointment in the Department of Medicine. We wish to develop our research in Dementia, long-term Managed Care, Knowledge Translation, Falls and Osteoporosis. Other relevant research interests will be accommodated. Research training and mentorship is provided.

Successful candidates will be responsible for providing specialist services with an increasing focus on those which are closer to home for older Albertans.

Details about the University, the Faculty, and the Department can be found at: Details about Edmonton and Alberta Health Services can be found at: and

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and cover letter outlining their experience, and research interests along with three reference letters to: by 30th July 2012. The competition will remain open until the positions are filled.

For more information, and to apply, visit:

Interested candidates are also encouraged to contact Dr Adrian Wagg, Division Director, Geriatric Medicine, email: to discuss the positions and the opportunities they offer.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Alberta hires 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.