Assistant/Associate Professor - Pediatric Neurology

University of Alberta
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
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The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant/Associate Professor within the Division of Pediatric Neurology in the Department of Pediatrics, with a focus on neuromuscular disorders.

This position is a 1.0 full-time equivalent and includes negotiated and committed protected time for research and other academic pursuits. The position will be a 60% clinical commitment to Stollery Children’s Hospital and the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital. Expertise in Electromyography and nerve Conduction Studies (EMG/NCS) is required.

The proposed position will be comprised of (but is negotiable):

  • Clinical service: 60%
  • Administration: 5%
  • Research: 20%
  • Clinical Teaching: 15%

The University of Alberta Medical School is a Top 4 Canadian university, serving 40,000 students with more than 14,000 faculty and staff. The University of Alberta and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry have world class research programs with integration and collaboration opportunities in all types of research including basic sciences and clinical trials.  For more information on the Department of Pediatrics visit:

The Stollery Children’s Hospital in Edmonton, Alberta, is a full-service pediatric hospital and centre for complex pediatric care and research established in 2001. The Stollery is the only specialized healthcare facility for infants, children and youth in central and northern Alberta serving a geographical area of over 500,000 km and has among the highest inpatient volumes of any children’s hospital in Canada.

The Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital is the largest free-standing, comprehensive tertiary rehabilitation hospital in Canada, serving patients of all ages who require specialized rehabilitation to enable them to participate in life to the fullest. The Glenrose provides specialized programs and inpatient and outpatient pediatric services for children and youth with rehabilitation and complex care needs. As a fully accredited academic teaching hospital, the Glenrose participates in educational training programs for health sciences professionals and offers a range of research and technology development opportunities.

The successful applicant will join academic pediatric neurologists, developmental pediatricians, and pediatric physiatrists in providing a full spectrum of clinical services.

Clinical Responsibilities include:        

  • Pediatric Neurology inpatient and outpatient clinical services, including but not limited to Inpatient consultation and follow up (General service, Neuro-Critical Care Service), General and subspecialty outpatient clinics, as well as the On Call schedule.
  • Pediatric Neurology consultation for diagnostic assessments (EMG/NCS) and follow-up at the Glenrose Rehabilitation Hospital (GRH) (Pediatric Neuromuscular Clinic)
  • +/- Pediatric Neurology EEG *(Based on qualification)

In addition to clinical care, the members of the division are active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level, and have a fully accredited Pediatric Neurology subspecialty training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The division also has an active basic and clinical science research program, collaborating locally, nationally, and internationally.

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