University of Alberta

Clinical Academic Colleague - Pediatric Hospital Medicine

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Department of Pediatrics & Alberta Health Services

Competition No.  -    A100830709
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 Clinical Academic Colleague appointment within the divisions of Pediatric Hospital Medicine and General Pediatrics in the section of Child Protection in the Department of Pediatrics.

The successful applicant will join five academic pediatric hospitalists providing a full spectrum of clinical inpatient general pediatrics and consultative support to Surgical and Pediatric colleagues, as well as two senior colleagues in Child Protection. In addition to clinical care, both divisions are very active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and contribute significantly to the fully accredited Pediatric residency, through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

This position will be comprised of approximately 80% clinical service and 20% academic teaching pursuits. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all faculty.

Interested applicants must hold an MD and must have completed a residency in Pediatrics and fellowship training in Child Protection/Forensic Pediatrics, and be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing (

The University of Alberta Medical School is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world. The University of Alberta serves 39,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget in excess of $1.84 billion and attracts more than $450 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 and highly successful academic alternate funding plan.

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

Dr. Karen Forbes
Divisional Director
Pediatric Hospital Medicine
11405-87 Avenue
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9

Ph: 780.248.5510
Fx: 1.888.790.1081

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 hires 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

How to Apply

Apply Online

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