University of Alberta

Assistant/Associate Professor - Pediatric Endocrinology

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Department of Pediatrics & Alberta Health Services

Competition No.  -    A100829099
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a contingent tenure-track position of Assistant/Associate Professor within the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology in the Department of Pediatrics.

The successful applicant will join four academic pediatric Endocrinologists providing a full spectrum of clinical Endocrinology services. Preference will be given to the candidate who has an expertise in Bone Health and Diabetes. The successful candidate will establish a Bone Health Program within the department of Pediatrics at the Stollery Children’s Hospital. In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has a fully accredited Pediatric Endocrinology subspecialty-training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. We have an active basic and clinical science program, collaborating locally, nationally and internationally.

This position will be comprised of approximately 60% clinical service and 40% academic pursuits including teaching and research. Research can be in any area within Pediatric Endocrinology and Bone Health. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all faculty.

Interested applicants must hold an MD and must have completed a subspecialty residency in Pediatric Endocrinology, and be a certified fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Pediatric Endocrinologist). See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing (

The University of Alberta Medical School is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world. The University of Alberta is home to 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and attracts more than $480 million in sponsored research revenue.

Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a competitive and highly successful academic alternate funding plan.

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application to:

Dr. Rose Girgis
Divisional Director, Pediatric Endocrinology
Room 4-507, 11405-87 Avenue
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9
Ph: (780)248-5482
Fx: 1-888-775-8879

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

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

How to Apply

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