University of Alberta

Medical Oncologist, Cross Cancer Institute

Department of Oncology

Competition No.  -    A105336380
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology at the Cross Cancer Institute (CCI), with Alberta Health Services is accepting applications for a Medical Oncologist.  The CCI is a free-standing integrated cancer treatment and research facility that functions as the tertiary oncology referral centre for Northern Alberta. It has a strong record of basic and translational research as well as clinical trial activity in oncology. 

The successful applicant will join a team of multidisciplinary cancer programs located at the Cross Cancer Institute, Edmonton Zone and 25 medical oncologists currently on staff working within the systemic treatment area and are involved in research, teaching and patient care.  This position will be primarily clinical, however, academic interests will be accommodated where appropriate, and participation in clinical trials is expected. 


The division is currently seeking someone with experience working as a Medical Oncologist and the successful candidate should also be comfortable working with all major tumor groups. 

Qualifications include an MD, certification in Internal Medicine, special competency in Medical Oncology (or equivalent), and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta.

The successful applicant will have an academic appointment in the Department of Oncology, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Alberta, at a rank that will be based on years of experience. The nature of the appointment will either be as Special Continuing or Clinical Faculty and will be based on experience.

Recruiter Contact:

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae as well as the names of three references forwarded to:

Scott North, MD, FRCPC, MHPE

Section Chief, Department of Medical Oncology and

Cross Cancer Institute, Alberta Health Services;

Director, Division of Medical Oncology, Department of Oncology

University of Alberta

11560 University Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 1Z2


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

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.