Academic Physician

Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Health (NSH) invite applications for a full-time academic family physician available in the Department of Family Medicine (Halifax). Candidates will be granted an academic appointment at Dalhousie University and be active staff with the Central Zone Department of Family Practice, NSH and potentially the IWK. This position offers exciting opportunities for professional development within academic family medicine in a dynamic department with over 800 community-based family physicians in 64 communities in the three Maritime provinces.

This position involves provision of ambulatory, team-based, and comprehensive academic family medicine care including clinical supervision of medical learners. As well, the successful candidate will be required to provide primary care obstetrics or long-term care with one of our nursing home care teams. Academic responsibilities will include the training and evaluation of family medicine residents and medical students while contributing to the academic development and administration of the Dalhousie University Department of Family Medicine. Furthermore, this position will include academic leadership for the residency curriculum at the Halifax Site.

The successful candidate must have CFPC certification and be a current and ongoing member of the College of Family Physicians of Canada. The successful candidate must also be eligible to obtain a full license to practice in Nova Scotia and be qualified to provide obstetrical or nursing home care. Favourable consideration will be given to those applicants who have evidence of advanced academic competencies such as relevant Masters degrees or other Certificates.
Academic rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, with an appointment commencing as early as August 1, 2022. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

The review of applications for this position will commence as soon as the competition closes.

Interested applicants are asked to submit via https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/10133 by June 17, 2022: 1) a current CV; 2) a cover letter outlining their academic, clinical, and scholarly interests.
Questions? Contact dfmadmin@dal.ca or see http://family.medicine.dal.ca for more information on the department.