University of Alberta

Divisional Director - Developmental Pediatrics

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

Competition No.  -    A100829416
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS), is inviting applications for the Division Director of Developmental in the Department of Pediatrics.

The successful applicant will join the Division of Developmental Pediatrics, comprised of developmental pediatricians, pediatric rehabilitation medicine specialists, child psychiatrists, psychologists and a pediatric nurse practitioner, in providing interdisciplinary care for children with a variety of developmental disabilities. The Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital offers inpatient and outpatient assessment and services for children with cognitive and motor disabilities, including learning disabilities, intellectual disability, ADHD, speech-language disorders, autism, FASD, cerebral palsy, and acquired brain injuries.  In a family centered environment, children are treated by a comprehensive team of allied professionals. A group of pediatricians, physiatrists, and developmental pediatricians provide medical coverage for outpatient specialty clinics and a 10 bed tertiary Pediatric Intensive Rehabilitation Inpatient 24 hour care program.  

The Department is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader who will be supportive of all elements in the division. The successful candidate will be an active advocate for the division, and will be collegial and consultative in his or her leadership to drive educational innovation, maximize research output within the division, and lead strategic growth initiatives. 

The successful applicant shall hold an MD, have or be eligible for certification in Pediatrics with the Royal College of Physicians of Canada, and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Completion of specialty training in Pediatric Developmental is also required.  He or she will be recognized internationally through scholarly accomplishment in research and teaching.  Preference will be given to individuals with administrative experience in an academic setting at an Associate Professor or a Professor level. 

Commensurate with experience, an appropriate contingent tenure-track academic appointment will be offered in the Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a competitive academic alternate funding plan.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and up-to-date curriculum vitae outlining areas of educational involvement, research interest and leadership experience.  Interested individuals are asked to submit their material at their earliest opportunity noting that the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should send application package to:

Dr. Susan Gilmour
Professor and Chair, Department of Pediatrics
Room 3-468, 11405-87 Avenue
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy                                                  
Edmonton, AB   T6G 1C9

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.

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.