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Assistant Professor – Pediatric Cardiology- Imaging (MRI ) Specialist

Pediatric Cardiology
Full Time Practice
Stollery Children's Hospital
2019-03-07  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Edmonton Zone To learn more about this zone
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The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a contingent Assistant Professor within the Division of Pediatric Cardiology in the Department of Pediatrics.


The successful applicant will join seventeen academic pediatric cardiologists providing a full spectrum of clinical pediatric cardiology services. In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has a fully accredited Pediatric Cardiology subspecialty-training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. We have an active basic and clinical science program, collaborating locally, nationally and internationally.

This is a fractional 0.8 FTE position, with additional time commitment negotiable. The position profile will require 60% clinical service and 40% academic pursuits: the latter will include both teaching and research. Research can be in any area within Pediatric Cardiology, but MRI specific research is considered desirable in this role. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all faculty.

The University of Alberta Medical School is world renowned, and one of the pre-eminent teaching and research universities in Canada, serving 39,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded over a century ago, the University has an annual budget in excess of $1.7 billion and attracts more than $500 million in sponsored research revenue.

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is Canada’s first and largest provincewide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over four million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories

The Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, is a full-service pediatric hospital and centre for complex pediatric care and research. It is the only specialized healthcare facility for infants, children and youth in central and northern Alberta and has among the highest inpatient volumes of any children’s hospital in Canada, and serves a geographical area of over 500,000 km.

Interested applicants must hold an MD and must have completed a subspecialty residency in Pediatric Cardiology, 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. Subspecialty training in Cardiac Imaging, specifically Pediatric & Congenital Cardiac MRI as well as echocardiography, are required for this position, and additional basic science training in Cardiac MRI physics (including graduate coursework) will be a further asset. The successful candidate must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

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 Medicine and Health Services plan.

Dr. Paul Kantor

Divisional Director and Zone Section Chief,

Pediatric Cardiology

Edmonton Clinic Health Academy, 8440 – 112 Street

Edmonton, AB T6G 2B7 Ph: 780.407.3964

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire 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.

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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