Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Posting Date:  June 13, 2019

Position – The Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition in the Department of Pediatrics, University of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Health Authority seeks a Pediatric Gastroenterologist for a full-time clinical and academic position.

The GI Division is a multidisciplinary team environment and actively participates in developing and guiding strategies for improving the health and care of Saskatchewan children. Research collaboration in inflammatory bowel disease and intestinal failure networks provide opportunities for participation in and initiation of multicenter studies. The division is active in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching as well as continuing medical education. The successful candidate will become a member of the Department of Pediatrics and have appointments in both the University of Saskatchewan and the Saskatchewan Health Authority. Appointment with the University of Saskatchewan will be at the assistant, associate or full professor level commensurate on the candidate’s qualifications. The position is a 1.0 FTE, 0.8 clinical and 0.2 academic with additional call coverage.

The division is proud to be part of the new Jim Pattison Children’s Hospital. The 176-bed dedicated pediatric hospital will provide the highest quality of care and put Saskatchewan at the forefront of research and innovation, offering state-of-the-art equipment and facilities for Saskatchewan’s children, mothers, and families.

Compensation – Annual contract value $391,474.00 - $446,661.00

Benefits – Cost of benefits included in contract value

Location of practice – Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Qualifications – Candidates require an MD degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university with fellowship training in pediatric gastroenterology, and clinical procedural skills to support both outpatient and inpatient consultative services. Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan.

Saskatoon Shines - Featured as a top travel destination by the New York Times, Saskatoon offers a wide variety of recreational and cultural activities. Saskatoon has more golf courses and restaurants per capita than anywhere in North America and is renowned for its outstanding walking and biking trails. The University of Saskatchewan’s beautiful campus is located on the shores of the South Saskatchewan River in Saskatoon. The UofS is a research-intensive institution with 22,000 students and 7,000 faculty/staff and has a strong reputation for innovation and excellence. It is home to two of the largest scientific projects in the country – the Canadian Light Source synchrotron and the Vaccine and Infectious Disease Organization/International Vaccine Centre.

The Authority – The Saskatchewan Health Authority is the largest organization in Saskatchewan, employing over 44,000 staff responsible for the delivery of high quality and timely health care for the entire province. Saskatchewan Health Authority supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients and welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.

To Apply – Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae in confidence to either:

Dr. Simone Nicol                                                                                      MBChB, DCH, FCPaed(SA), MMed(SU), Cert Paed Gastro                        Head of Division, Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition          Room 2671, Royal University Hospital, 103 Hospital Drive | Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8


Jennifer Grunert, Physician Recruitment Coordinator

Royal University Hospital 

Drive Suite 6740 103 Hospital

Saskatoon, SK S7N 0W8


Please note applications will be accepted until the position is filled.