General Pediatric Medicine Pediatrician

General Pediatric Medicine Pediatrician

Dalhousie University & IWK Health Centre

Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Department of Pediatrics at Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre located in the wonderful harbour city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, is seeking a full-time (1.0 FTE) physician at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. The successful candidate will fill a targeted role in providing inpatient care on the Pediatric Medical Unit and ambulatory care services. There is some flexibility in constructing the service distribution model depending on the candidate. The candidate will add to a dynamic and academically productive group of academic general pediatricians.

Demonstrated interest in clinical research and /or quality and patient safety relevant to pediatric medicine is an asset. Meaningful training/experience relevant to child protection, adolescent medicine or complex care would be desirable to round out the strengths of our division. Teaching opportunities abound within Dalhousie University, the IWK Health Centre, and more broadly throughout the urban and rural communities where care is collaboratively shared. Experience in medical education is an asset.

The IWK Health Centre is a tertiary care pediatric, women’s and maternal care hospital and serves as the pediatric referral center for the Maritime Provinces. 

Academic qualifications include a MD degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university with completed recognized specialty training and certification in Pediatrics.  Eligibility for medical licensure in the Province of Nova Scotia is essential.   Compensation and academic appointment are commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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

If work in a truly satisfying environment, in a spectacular setting with abundant beaches, lakes and woodlands for the nature enthusiast, balanced by excellent and diverse cultural venues, has appeal, then Halifax is the place for you!

Applications for this position will be accepted until November 30, 2022.

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Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness.   The university encourages applications from indigenous person (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