Clinician Educator & Academic Family Physician

Position Title:    Clinician Educator & Academic Family Physician

Type of Position:   Continuing Appointment with Annual Academic Career Development

Department/Unit:          Family Medicine

Location:            Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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 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 Halifax Site Obstetrics Coordinator and/or the Postgraduate Program Halifax Site Evaluation Coordinator.

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 April 1, 2024.

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 of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit

If you require any support for the purpose of accommodation, such as technical aids or alternative arrangements, please let us know of these needs and how we can be of assistance. Dalhousie University is committed to ensuring all candidates have full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete Accommodation Policy can be viewed here.

Interested and qualified applicants are asked to submit online by visiting and clicking “Apply for this Job” by February 12, 2024: 1) a current CV; 2) a cover letter outlining their academic, clinical, and scholarly interests. The review of applications for this position will commence as soon as the competition closes.

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