University of Alberta

Assistant/Associate Professor - Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition

Department of Pediatrics

Competition No.  -    A100837096
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 the position of tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition within the Department of Pediatrics.  The position is for an academic clinician.

The position will join a division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition which is comprised of 8 pediatric gastroenterologists and a multi-disciplinary health care team who primarily provide clinician care at the Stollery Children’s Hospital providing consultative service throughout the Edmonton Zone facilities.  The division provides complete GI, hepatology/liver and intestinal transplant and nutritional services to an expansive referral area including central and northern Alberta, northern British Columbia and the Northwest Territories.  The Stollery Children’s Hospital is the Western Canadian pediatric liver and intestinal transplant referral centre.

The division is recruiting an individual who will have a strong clinician scholar, 60% clinical/40% academic scholarship, of clinical research and teaching.  Expertise in IBD and training in bowel ultrasound and advanced academic training is desirable.  

Interested applicants must have an MD and have completed a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition and be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Pediatrics).  RCPS(C) Pediatric Gastroenterology certified or ABP certification would be an additional asset.

The University of Alberta is one of the top 5 teaching and research universities in the world serving 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget in excess of $1.5 billion and attracts more than $513 million in sponsored research revenue.

Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a competitive academic alternate funding plan. 

How to Apply

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application to: 

Dr. Hien Huynh
Director, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta
8440-112th Street Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 2J3
Tel:       780-248-5420
Fax:      780-1888- 353-1157

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

How to Apply


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.