University of Alberta

Clinical Faculty Neurology Physician, Acute Stroke Program

Department of Medicine

Competition No.  -    A100636209
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health, invites applications for a Stroke physician to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.  The Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions.

The successful candidate will have Stroke fellowship training with or without additional Faculty experience beyond Neurology training.  Evidence of scholarly activity (research, publications, successful grant applications or clinical program development) will be required.

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions.  The University is currently home to 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff.  The Division of Neurology currently has 30 Faculty members. It provides clinical services to all acute care facilities in Edmonton, and consultative services to Northern Alberta and western NWT. The Stroke Program has 8 neurologists who deliver acute Stroke care, Telestroke services, Stroke ward management along with academic basic science and clinical research. 

The successful candidate will have an MD degree with training in Neurology and be eligible for licensure and Neurology practice with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA)

Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.

Key accountabilities of the Clinical Faculty Neurology Physician will include, but will not be limited to: clinical practice of acute Stroke care, Telestroke care, inpatient Stroke care and ambulatory care in the UAH Adult Stroke clinic, classroom and bedside teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate medical trainees, including Neurology subspecialty residents and Stroke fellows. Clinical practice is expected of the successful candidate and may include, but not be limited to, inpatient consultation and participation in Zone wide after hours call; ambulatory care. Other areas of clinical interest may be incorporated into the role. 

The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, grants and publications along with three letters of reference to

Dr. Douglas Zochodne

Divisional Director, Neurology

7-132 Clinical Sciences Building

Edmonton, AB  T6G 2G3


Applications will begin being reviewed on July 15, 2018 however; the competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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.