University of Alberta

Academic Physician - Family Medicine

Department of Family Medicine

Competition No.  -    A108638212D1
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Family Medicine, invites applications from family physicians interested in influencing the education of the next generation of family physicians.

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health education institutions.

Successful candidates will join a growing complement of academic family physicians that, in addition to their scholarly and research activities, provide classroom and office-based teaching as well as clinical sessions that model interdisciplinary team practice. Clinical practice will occur in the North East Community Health Clinic supported by Department resources.

This position will also support our patients, experience, evidence, and research (PEER) group which entails evidence based medicine, guideline development and evaluation, critical appraisal, and pragmatic clinical trials. PEER is a very important and internationally high-profile part of the Department of Family Medicine's academic mission.

This position is a full-time, contingent, tenure-track faculty position. The academic salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be supplemented with compensation for protected teaching, research, and program administration time from the Alberta Academic Medicine and Health Services Program. For information on compensation and benefits offered at the University, refer to


  • Certification by the College of Family Physicians of Canada, or equivalent, is required.
  • Applications must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta
  • Applicants with advanced degrees awarded or in progress are strongly preferred.

Interested individuals are to submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae, along with the names and current addresses of three references by March 31, 2019; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Dr. Lee A. Green, Professor and Chair
Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta
205 College Plaza, 8215 – 112 Street

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services are 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.

How to Apply