University of Alberta

Associate Professor/Professor - Pediatric Rheumatology

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

Competition No.  -    A100830708
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/tenure Associate Professor/Professor position to assume the directorship of the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics.

The successful applicant will join two full time academic Pediatric Rheumatologist providing a full spectrum of clinical services to pediatric patients with suspected and confirmed rheumatic diseases. In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. We have an active clinical science program, collaborating locally, nationally and internationally.

This position will be comprised of approximately 50% clinical service, 30% academic pursuits in either teaching and/or research, and 20% administration. Research can be in any area within Pediatric Rheumatology. 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 Rheumatology, and be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Pediatric Rheumatology). See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing (

The University of Alberta is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world. The University of Alberta serves 39,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget in excess of $1.84 billion and attracts more than $450 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. Susan Gilmour
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
11405-87 Avenue
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9

Ph: 780-248-5582
Fx: 1-888-353-1548

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 hires 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

Apply Online

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