Full time Academic Physician

Nova Scotia (CA)
02 May 2019
05 Aug 2019
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Dalhousie University

Full time Faculty Position, Division of Developmental Pediatrics

Dalhousie University & IWK Health Centre

 Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Division of Developmental Pediatrics at Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre invite applications for a full time academic physician at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. The successful candidate will join a group of four Developmental Pediatricians in providing clinical care, teaching and engaging in research. The Division also includes two PhD Psychologists who are involved in research, primarily related to Autism Spectrum Disorder. There is potential to have significant dedicated research time depending on experience and interests.

The IWK Health Centre is an academic tertiary care pediatric and maternal care hospital, serving the three Maritime Provinces. Our clinic provides care to children from birth through age 16 years. We work closely with colleagues in a variety of disciplines providing care to children with autism, learning disabilities, ADHD, intellectual disabilities, and a wide spectrum of other developmental disorders. 

Candidates must have an MD or equivalent. They must also have FRCPC certification in pediatrics, and subspecialty certification in developmental pediatrics, or FRCPC certification in child and adolescent psychiatry, and experience in neurodevelopmental disabilities, or equivalent experience and training.  Candidates must be eligible for medical licensure in Nova Scotia.  Training and experience in related research, experience in medical education, and familiarity with current gold standard autism diagnostic tools are assets for this position. Compensation and academic appointment is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Dalhousie University http://www.dal.ca/ is located in Halifax http://www.halifaxinfo.com/, a cosmopolitan port city and capital of Nova Scotia http://www.novascotia.com/ Halifax is alive with culture and heritage and embraced by the Atlantic Ocean, with terrific access to outdoor life.

Interested applicants should submit a current CV, as well as a letter outlining their academic and research interests. A complete application also includes a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at http://www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid.  Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of reference (two of which must be academic referees) sent under separate cover to the Chair of the Search Committee. 

Applications will be accepted until August 5, 2019.  To apply, please submit your application to:

Dr. Theresa Fraboni, Head, Division of Developmental Pediatrics

IWK Health Centre, 5850 University Avenue, PO Box 9700

Halifax, NS, B3K 6R8, Canada

Phone (902) 470-8951

Email:  theresa.fraboni@iwk.nshealth.ca

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, people with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.