Tenure Track - Assistant or Associate Professor Division of Pediatric Rheumatology

MED Pediatrics

Competition No.  -    A100846413
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 position within the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology in the Department of Pediatrics. This position is a tenure track position and will be a full-time 1.0 FTE, with 60% clinical services and 40% academic duties. 


The successful applicant will be offered a full-time position (1.0 FTE) with the University of Alberta and will provide inpatient and outpatient consultation as well as long term care for children with rheumatic diseases. In addition to clinical care, the Division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including medical students, pediatric residents, and adult rheumatology residents, among other trainees. The Division is home to active educational scholarship and research programs providing opportunities and mentorship for academic pursuits. We are active collaborators in multi-centre research through the Canadian Alliance of Pediatric Rheumatology Investigators (CAPRI) network, among other groups.  The successful candidate will participate in clinical care, teaching, research, and quality improvement initiatives. The Division is home to active education and research programs providing opportunities and mentorship for academic pursuits. 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, excellence, perseverance, and a collaborative spirit. 

This position will comprise approximately 60% clinical service (including clinical teaching) and 40% academic pursuits: for example, teaching, research, and administrative duties for the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all faculty members.

Applicants must hold an MD and have completed a specialty residency in Pediatric Rheumatology. The applicant must be eligible to obtain a specialist license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and hold appropriate liability coverage.

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination: Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 in compliance with the University’s COVID-19 Vaccination Directive. Fully Vaccinated means a status an individual achieves 14 days after having received the recommended number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization, and requires the individual to maintain the recommended number and type of vaccine doses as updated and required by Health Canada thereafter.

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.