Full-Time Faculty Position, Division of Developmental Pediatrics

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The Division of Developmental Pediatrics at Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre invite applications for a 0.85 FTE academic physician at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level.  The successful candidate will join a group of five 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. This position will be primarily clinical, with some teaching responsibilities and research time.

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 an ocean city that is alive with culture and heritage and has terrific access to outdoor life.

Interested applicants should submit a current CV and a cover letter outlining their academic, teaching and research interests.  Candidates should also provide the names and contact information for three referees (at least two of which must be academic).

Applications for this position will be accepted until December 2, 2022


To apply for this position, please go to http://dal.peopleadmin.ca


Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. 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.