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General Obstetrician Gynaecologist - Clinical Academic

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Position Title General Obstetrician Gynaecologist - Clinical Academic
Posting Number F532P
Type of position Continuing Appointment with Annual Academic Career Development
Department/Unit Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
About the opportunity
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dalhousie University, is seeking up to two qualified full-time General Obstetrician Gynaecologists. The successful applicants will be based within the Women’s and Newborn Health Program of IWK Health in Halifax, Nova Scotia with their clinics located in either the Halifax or Dartmouth sites.

Faculty members report to the Department Head. Successful candidates will hold clinical academic appointments with Dalhousie University, with academic rank dependent upon qualifications and experience. The candidates will be expected to be innovative educators involved with postgraduate and undergraduate medical education and have an active interest in clinical or basic research. Faculty members are expected to assume some administrative responsibilities.

Candidates should possess an FRCSC or equivalent certification in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to collaborate effectively with their peers and exhibit potential for significant contribution to the academic and clinical function of the department. Preference will be given to applicants with experience and expertise in pediatric gynaecology or mature women’s health and menopause.

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.

Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae along with a brief statement of their prior experience and their particular areas of interest (clinical, teaching, research) by November 30, 2023. Applications must be submitted via PeopleAdmin at

For further information, please contact Dr. Leanne McCarthy, Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at

Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date 11/30/2023
Open Until Filled No
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents