Urologist - Renal Transplantation

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and Alberta Health Services

Competition No.  -    A100745069
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has been internationally recognized as being among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. Alberta Health Services is Canada’s largest and only provincial health region providing services for a population of over 4.2 million people. The University of Alberta Hospital is one of Canada’s leading clinical, research, and teaching hospitals, providing treatment for more than 700,000 patients annually from across Western and Northern Canada.
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.

The Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, and Alberta Health Services – Edmonton Zone, are accepting applications for an academic Urologist with training in Renal Transplantation Urology. The successful applicant will be based primarily at the University of Alberta Hospital with a flexible start date of approximately July 1, 2021. The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

The Division of Urology is a national leader with surgical areas of expertise that include the entire breadth of the urologic spectrum: general urology, urologic oncology, reconstructive urology, endourology, pediatric urology, female urology, and transplantation. Division members have access to three da Vinci surgical robots, as well as the Kipnes Urology Centre (KUC), a state-of-the-art ambulatory urologic facility. KUC’s facilities include lithotripsy, cystoscopy and urodynamics, and a prostate cancer survivorship clinic. In addition to other general and subspecialty urology clinics, there are clinics dedicated to acute stone disease, and a multidisciplinary clinic dedicated to advanced prostate cancer. The clinical focus of the recruit will be on evaluation and management of living renal donors and renal transplant recipients from living, DCD and NDD donors. The individual will take part in renal transplant call in addition to some general urology call.

The position will have a job description that includes a commitment to clinical care delivery, education, and research. The successful candidate will care for surgical inpatients and outpatients, as well as participate in the on-call rotation supporting the University of Alberta Hospital and the Edmonton Zone. Remuneration will be on a fee-for service basis with billing directly to Alberta Health.

Participation in the undergraduate and post-graduate surgery 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.

Applicants must hold an MD or equivalent and must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta.

Candidates must have completed or be completing a fellowship in Renal Transplantation. Current enrollment or completion of a Master’s program is required.

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. Trevor Schuler
Associate Professor & Divisional Director, Division of Urology, University of Alberta

Zone Section Head, Urology, Alberta Health Services


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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.