Medical Oncologist

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Medical Oncology
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MED0000H4 Requisition #

The Department of Oncology, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary in conjunction with Cancer Care, Alberta Health Services, invite applications for a full-time clinician/clinician scientist within the discipline of Medical Oncology at the Clinical Assistant Professor level or higher. The successful applicant will become a member of a multidisciplinary cancer program located at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the Foothills Hospital site of the Calgary Zone and will join a team of 26 Medical Oncologists.

 

Special training and/or a record of academic success in areas such as epidemiology, clinical trials, investigational new drug development, translational research and/or health services research would be desirable.

The Tom Baker Cancer Centre, a component of a provincial program of cancer control is the tertiary referral centre and the main cancer treatment, research and education facility for southern Alberta. Approximately 7,000 new patients are seen each year at the Centre in state-of-the-art facilities. Radiation services for southern Alberta are provided at TBCC by 21 Radiation Oncologists, and facilities include 9 linear accelerators, CT simulation, intensity modulated radiotherapy, brachytherapy, and stereotactic capabilities. The Provincial Bone Marrow Transplant program is also delivered in Calgary. Postgraduate training programs in Medical Oncology and other oncology disciplines (Radiation, Gynecological, Surgical, Hematology, and Palliative Care) are fully accredited by the RCPSC. The TBCC has a very active clinical research program, including in-house investigator led, cooperative group (such as the CCTG and NRG), and industry trials. Integration with the University of Calgary’s Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute enables a strong translational and basic research focus. In 2023, we will be moving into what will be the largest free-standing cancer centre in Canada boasting 1.3 million square feet of innovation, academic excellence, and patient-centred care.

You must have an MD degree and Canadian specialist certification in Medical Oncology, or the equivalent. You must be eligible for licensure as a specialist by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and for appointment to the medical staff of AHS. Special training and/or a record of academic success in areas such as epidemiology, clinical trials, investigational new drug development, translational research and/or health services research would be desirable.

The successful applicant will be expected to obtain an appointment within the Department of Oncology at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens or those with permanent resident status.

For more information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Daniel Heng.  Email: Daniel.Heng@ahs.ca.

 

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