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Pediatric Neurologist

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Position Title Pediatric Neurologist
Posting Number F622P
Type of position Continuing Appointment with Annual Academic Career Development
Department/Unit Pediatrics
Location Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
About the opportunity
The Division of Neurology, in the Department of Pediatrics at Dalhousie University and the IWK Health Centre, invite applications for a full-time Pediatric Neurologist at the assistant, associate or full professor level. The individual will join a team of 4 neurologists. The physician will primarily provide clinical service across the full spectrum of pediatric neurology. Subspecialty interest or fellowship training would be considered an asset.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in research and/or teaching activities in an academic environment; a developed interest in either would be considered an asset, but a previous academic appointment is not a requirement. Divisional members provide neurological care for the children/youth of the Maritime provinces (population approximately 1.9 million). The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the on-call coverage for general pediatric neurology.

Academic qualifications include an MD (or equivalent) and board certification in Pediatric Neurology (Canadian FRCPC or eligibility). Eligibility for medical licensure in the province of Nova Scotia is essential.

Dalhousie University and the neighboring IWK Health Centre are located in the heart of Halifax , a growing, cosmopolitan port city and the capital of Nova Scotia. We are fortunate to be surrounded by the natural beauty of the Atlantic Ocean, trails, lakes and farmland. All of this and the low cost of living, makes Nova Scotia one of the most enjoyable places to live in Canada.

Interested applicants should submit a current CV and a statement outlining their academic, teaching and research interests. Candidates should also provide the names and contact information for three referees (two of which must be academic). The name and contact information of a Program Director is also required if a graduate in the past 5 years, or if first academic appointment).

Applications will be accepted until August 30, 2024

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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

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Posting Detail Information

Open Date
Close Date 08/30/2024
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
  4. Research Statement
  5. List of referees
Optional Documents