University of Alberta

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Division of Pediatrics Cardiology

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

Competition No.  -    A100842888
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 an academic position, within the Division of Pediatric Cardiology and Section of Pediatric Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics.

The University of Alberta Medical School is world renowned, and one of the pre-eminent teaching and research universities in Canada, serving 39,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff . Founded over a century ago, the University has an annual budget in excess of $1.7 billion and attracts more than $500 million in sponsored research revenue. For more information on the Department of Pediatrics, please visit: https://www.ualberta.ca/pediatrics

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada's first and largest province-wide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories. The Stollery Children's Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, is a full-service pediatric hospital and centre for complex pediatric care and research. It is the only specialized healthcare facility for infants, children and youth in central and northern Alberta. It has among the highest inpatient volumes of any children's hospital in Canada and serves a geographical area of over 500,000 km.

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will join seventeen academic pediatric cardiologists providing a full spectrum of clinical pediatric cardiology services with expertise in multi-modal diagnostic imaging, interventional cardiology, electrophysiology, fetal cardiology, heart failure, cardiac transplantation, and preventive cardiology; new subspecialty programs are under development.

The successful applicant will join 2 interventional cardiologists (1 full time and 1 part time) who provide continuous service and support the second largest cardio-surgical program in Canada. In a year, there are 400 cardiac catheterization procedures with 2/3 of those being catheter interventional procedures. The Interventional Cardiology Service supports the Western Canadian Children’s Heart Network (WCCHN) and accepts most referrals from all three prairie provinces for diagnostic and interventional cardiac procedures. Interventional pediatric cardiologists at our institution work in close collaboration with the adult congenital cardiac interventional program at the University of Alberta Hospital and the Mazankowski Heart Institute which also supports all three Canadian prairie provinces. 

The Division has an active basic and clinical science program, collaborating locally, nationally, and internationally. 

In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Division is the home for a fully accredited Pediatric Cardiology subspecialty-training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. There are numerous trainees (undergraduate and postgraduate students, residents and clinical/research fellows) at the Division each academic year.

This is a full time 1.0 FTE position. The position profile will require 60% clinical service and 40% academic pursuits: the distribution of responsibilities is could be subject to modification. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all University faculty.

Qualifications

  • Interested applicants must hold an MD and must have completed a subspecialty residency in Pediatrics with subspecialty training in pediatric cardiology and diagnostic/interventional pediatric cardiac catheterization.
  • Clinical experience in interventional cardiology is preferable.

The applicant must be certified  or eligible to  become  a fellow  of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing (https://www.royalcollege.ca/public/credentials/routes). Successful candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). Advanced training or experience in clinical research would be an asset.

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.

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.

Interested applicants should apply below with their curriculum vitae and a letter of application.

As we build our team, the Department of Pediatrics recognizes that our people are and will continue to be our greatest strength.  We celebrate creativity, diversity, perseverance, and a collaborative spirit.

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.

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.