University of Alberta


Department of Medicine

Competition No.  -    A100632686
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a Neurologist to be based at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.  Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions.

The Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine is one of the leading Neurology programs in Canada. It includes 30 University of Alberta Hospital based neurologists spanning subspecialty programs that include Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis, Movement Disorders, Neuromuscular diseases, ALS, Cognitive disorders and Epilepsy. The Division also includes over 25 community based Neurological clinicians. Neurologists provide patient care at the University of Alberta Hospital, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Grey Nuns Hospital in Edmonton.

The successful candidate will have an MD degree, or equivalent.  He or she will be eligible to be certification in Neurology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada.  As well, he or she will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA)

Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.

Key accountabilities of the Neurology consultant will include, but will not be limited to consultation services for inpatients and emergency room patients at the Royal Alexandra Hospital or University of Alberta Hospital, management of inpatients at the Royal Alexandra and University of Alberta Hospitals, outpatient neurological care and participation in clinical teaching and administrative activities of the Division of Neurology.

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.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, educational and research interests to:

Dr. Douglas Zochodne
Divisional Director, Neurology
Address-132A Clinical Sciences Building, 11350-83 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, T6G 2G3

Applications will begin being reviewed on May 13, 2017; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. 

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

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Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at

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.