Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist

MED Pediatrics

Competition No.  -    A104448697
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This position is a part of the Association of the Academic Staff of the University of Alberta (AASUA).

Alberta Health Services in partnership with The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, (AHS) invites applications from pediatric infectious diseases physicians for a position within the Department of Child Health Alberta Health Services and the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Alberta. This position is a full time (1.0 FTE).


The successful applicant will join six academic physicians in the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases with expertise in many areas including antimicrobial stewardship, global health, infection prevention and control, pediatric tuberculosis, transplant ID, and vaccinology, and a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons accredited ID training program. Within the clinical mandate of the Department and Division, the successful candidate will provide inpatient and outpatient consultation. Within the academic mandate of the Department and Division the successful candidate will participate in already existing active educational scholarship programs.

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 and 40% academic pursuits: for example, research, teaching, and administrative duties for the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. 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 Pediatrics and Pediatric Infectious Diseases. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of high-quality research achievements as evidenced by peer-reviewed funding and high impact publications 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.

The University of Alberta Medical School is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world. Founded a century ago, the University of Alberta 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 visit

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

How to Apply

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

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.