University of Alberta

Assistant Professor - Pediatric Dermatology

MED Pediatrics

Competition No.  -    A100834659
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 contingent tenure track position of Assistant Professor within the Division of Pediatric Dermatology in the Department of Pediatrics.

The successful applicant will join one academic pediatric dermatologist providing a full spectrum of clinical dermatology services in the Edmonton zone. In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, including mandatory teaching to the dermatology residents.  We have an active basic and clinical science program, collaborating locally, nationally and internationally. We are also involved in several clinical trials regarding novel medications for pediatric skin diseases.

This position will be comprised of approximately 60% clinical service (including clinical teaching) and 40% academic endeavour, this latter comprising both teaching and research. Research can be in any area within Pediatric Dermatology. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all faculty.

Interested applicants must hold an MD and be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and surgeons of Canada in either Dermatology or Pediatrics; moreover they must have completed an accredited subspecialty fellowship in Pediatric Dermatology.  International graduates must be eligible to write the Royal college examination in either Pediatrics or Dermatology; see the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing ( Successful candidate must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

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 $1.84 billion and attracts nearly $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, a letter of application and three references to:

Dr. Loretta Fiorillo, MD FRCPC
Divisional Director, Pediatric Dermatology
11405-87 Avenue
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9

Ph: (780)248-5480

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 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. 

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