Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Division of Pediatric Cardiology

MED Pediatrics

Competition No.  -    A100151051
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applications for a pediatric echocardiography Assistant/Associate/Full Professor position within the Division of Pediatric Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. This position is a full time (1.0 FTE) tenure track (contingent) position, 50-60% clinical service and 40-50% academic pursuits including research, teaching, and administrative duties (this is negotiable).


The successful applicant will join 18 pediatric cardiologists and three associated researchers providing a full spectrum of clinical pediatric cardiology services and research, with expertise in multi-modal diagnostic imaging, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, fetal cardiology, heart failure, cardiac transplantation, and preventive cardiology. In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate levels.

The Stollery Children’s Hospital Cardiac Program is the 9th largest in North America by surgical volume, a quaternary center providing care for Western Canada. The Division of Pediatric Cardiology has a fully accredited Pediatric Cardiology subspecialty-training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with numerous trainees (undergraduate and postgraduate students, residents and clinical /research fellows) matriculating within the Division each academic year. The Division harbors an active basic and clinical science program, collaborating locally, nationally, and internationally. As we build our team, the Department of Pediatrics recognizes that our people are and will continue to be our greateststrength. We celebrate creativity, diversity, perseverance and a collaborative spirit.


Interested applicants must have:

  • MD degree (or equivalent)
  • Completed residency in Pediatrics with subspecialty training in Pediatric Cardiology 
  • Completed 1 full year advanced training in Pediatric Echocardiography
  • At least 2 years of advanced training or experience in research

Considered an asset:

  • Experience in three-dimensional echocardiography, functional imaging and/or fetal cardiology

This position is ideal for an academic cardiologist. The applicant must be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Successful candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

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

Interested applicants should apply directly to the job position with their curriculum vitae and a letter of application.

If you have questions about the posting, please contact Dr. Sarah Forgie ( or Dr. Lisa Hornberger (

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.

How to Apply

Apply Online

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

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is 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.