The Section of Neonatology, Department Pediatrics, invites applications for a full-time Neonatologist. This position is at the junior clinical faculty level and the successful candidate will have 70% time for clinical activities and 30% allocated to research, education, and administration. This profile may be subject to change based on academic productivity.
Candidates must have completed residency training in Pediatrics and received certification in Pediatrics by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or equivalent, and must also have completed Fellowship in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine accredited by the RCPSC or equivalent. In addition, the successful candidate must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Additional training (Master’s degree) or formal work experience in Neonatal Neurology or Neurocritical Care will be an asset.
The fully integrated and regionalized (Calgary Zone) neonatal program - the largest in Western Canada - provides varied clinical services across 5 level III and level II NICUs (132 beds, 3300 admissions/year) at five teaching hospitals in the City of Calgary. It includes a new (2014) state of the art single room level III NICU at the standing alone Alberta Children’s Hospital. The 25 faculty member Section of Neonatology has a very successful Neonatal fellowship training program, and a solid track record of publicly-funded research.
The Section has an equitable shared on-call responsibility and service requirement tailored to each individual work-plan.
The Alberta Children’s Hospital (ACH) provides patient care to Southern Alberta, SE British Columbia and SW Saskatchewan, with a catchment area of approximately 2.5 million people. The Department of Pediatrics has more than 300 clinical and academic faculty members who are part of the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Many members are also part of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Research Institute for Child and Maternal Health (ACHRI) or other Faculty research institutes. Refer to the Department of Pediatrics website at www.ucalgary.ca/paed for more information about the Department, its faculty, services, and accomplishments.
Calgary is a modern and rapidly growing cosmopolitan city with a population of over 1.2 million people, and boasts an excellent school system, vibrant cultural scene, diverse sporting facilities, and close proximity to the Canadian Rocky Mountains (Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper National Park).