Chairs & Professorships Applications

Office of the Associate Dean Research

Chair Holder, The Arthur J.E. Child Chair in Rheumatology Research

The Cumming School of Medicine in conjunction with the Department of Medicine, and the Division of
Rheumatology invite internal applicants at the Associate Professor or full Professor level to lead and
conduct impactful research on rheumatic diseases, as The Arthur J.E. Child Chair in Rheumatology
Research.

The successful applicant will have demonstrated excellence in rheumatology research and proven
leadership in education in the field. The incumbent will provide leadership in the development and
maintenance of a world-class translational rheumatology research program in Alberta. The incumbent
will also conduct collaborative research across disciplines, and attract outstanding students, trainees
and scholars in this field. The term of the Chair is for five years, supported by annual allocations of
$200k per year from the Arthur J.E. Child Foundation.

The successful candidate will be a nationally recognized scientist and educator with expertise in
rheumatology research and education. The interests of the successful candidates should align strongly
with the strategic research priorities of the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health and the Cumming
School of Medicine’s strategic plan. The opportunity is open to both fundamental and clinical
researchers, with a primary appointment in the Cumming School of Medicine.

Applications must be submitted by Monday, Nov 1st, 2021 as a single PDF by email. Application should
include:

  • Cover letter and curriculum vitae
  • Statement of research interests (two pages max)
  • Strategic plan for the 5-year term of the Chair (two pages max)

Applications should be submitted to: medendow@ucalgary.ca