University of Alberta

Assistant/Associate Professor - Neonatologist

MED Pediatrics

Competition No.  -    A100833801
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS), invites applications from research focused Neonatologists for a contingent special continuing position of Assistant/Associate Professor within the Department of Pediatrics, Neonatology division.

The successful applicant will join the Northern Alberta Neonatal program. The Northern Alberta Neonatal program offers integrated secondary, tertiary and quaternary newborn services to northern and central Alberta and is areferral centre for northern and western Canada. It provides comprehensive neonatal care in a regionalized, publicly funded system, with over 28,000 deliveries in the referral area and 3,000 admissions per year. The Neonatal Transport program conducts approximately 500 transfers of babies per year.

The Department of Pediatrics is looking for a clinician scientist/investigator to engage primarily in neonatal research. The division is very active in clinical and basic science research programs, specifically in the areas of oxygen transport, developmental biology and resuscitation, as well as translational patho-physiology. The successful applicant will be given dedicated time for research.

The position also has a limited clinical component. The successful individual will join a team of 27 neonatologists and nurse practitioners, at five clinical sites, who deliver the full range of neonatology services, including general and cardiovascular surgery and neonatal follow-up. The successful incumbent will care for inpatients on NICUs throughout the Edmonton Zone and participate in the on-call schedule.

The University of Alberta Medical School is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world. The University of Alberta is home to 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and attracts more than $480 million in sponsored research revenue.

Interested applicants must hold an MD, hold a FRCPC in Pediatrics or equivalent and be eligible for licensure withthe College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Completion of a clinical fellowship in neonatology is also required. Candidates with research experience in neonatal resuscitation are preferred.

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 clinical alternate funding plan.

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae outlining their current research interests, a letter ofapplication, and names of three references to:

Dr. Ernest Phillipos
Northern Alberta Neonatal Program
Room 5027 DTC
Royal Alexandra Hospital
10240 Kingsway Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta


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.

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

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

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