AMHSP Position Clinical Academic Physician in Interventional, Pulmonary Medicine

MED Medicine Department

Competition No.  -    A100651207
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a Clinical Academic Physician in Interventional Pulmonary Medicine to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital and at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.  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 Pulmonary Medicine provides a wide range of quaternary and tertiary clinical services in Pulmonary Medicine and Allergy, and is home to the second largest lung transplant program in Canada averaging 60-80 transplants annually. The Division has a long-standing history of excellence and international reputation in clinical and research activities on airways disease.

Divisional members are active in the international research community in most fields of Pulmonary Medicine (

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Pulmonary Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, will have completed a fellowship in Interventional Pulmonary Medicine and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). A CV demonstrating a proven academic track record in interventional pulmonary medicine is a strong asset for this competition. 

Individuals interested in the education of trainees and with a strong interest in research are encouraged to apply.

Key accountabilities of the Clinical Academic Physician in Interventional Pulmonary Medicine will include, but will not be limited to the chest clinic and bronchoscopy activities within the Interventional Pulmonary Medicine group at the Royal Alexandra Hospital and at the University of Alberta Hospital. The successful candidate is expected to be part of the inpatient and consult service at the UAH. The successful candidate may have an important role in establishing new endoscopic techniques and a fellowship in Interventional Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Alberta.

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Department of Medicine, with the rank of Clinical Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, 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 & Health Services Program (AMHSP). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

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



Dr. Giovanni Ferrara

Divisional Director, Pulmonary Medicine

CSB 3-134, 11304-83 Avenue, Edmonton, AB  T6G 2G3

Applications will begin being reviewed on June 15, 2023; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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 (within the cover letter).

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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 Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. 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.