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Pediatric gastroenterologist - Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition

Pediatric Gastroenterology
Full Time Practice
Stollery Childrens Hospital
2019-05-12  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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Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for the position of pediatric gastroenterologist, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition within the Department of Child Health. The position is in the clinical academic colleague track.


The division is recruiting an individual who will have a strong clinician scholar, 70 to 80 % clinical and 20 to 30 % academic scholarship, of clinical research and teaching. It is desirable to have training and experience in liver and intestinal transplant and/or functional GI disorders.

The position will join a division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition which is comprised of 9 pediatric gastroenterologists and a multi-disciplinary health care team who primarily provide clinician care at the Stollery Children’s Hospital providing consultative service throughout the Edmonton Zone facilities. The division provides complete GI, hepatology/liver and intestinal transplant and nutritional services to an expansive referral area including central and northern Alberta, northern British Columbia and the Northwest Territories. The Stollery Children’s Hospital is the Western Canadian pediatric liver and intestinal transplant referral centre.

The University of Alberta is one of the top 5 research intensive universities in Canada serving 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget in excess of $1.5 billion and attracts more than $513 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 have an MD and have completed a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology/Nutrition and be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Pediatrics). RCPS(C) Pediatric Gastroenterology certified or ABP certification would be an additional asset.

Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a competitive academic alternate funding plan.

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

Dr. Hien Huynh
Director, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Department of Pediatrics, University of Alberta 8440-112th Street Edmonton, AB, Canada, T6G 2J3
Tel: 780-248-5420 Fax: 780-1888- 353-1157 Email:

Competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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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