Academic Paediatric General Surgeon

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The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for the position of an academic Paediatric General Surgeon within the Division of Pediatric Surgery in the Department of Surgery.

The successful applicant will join a group of four pediatric general surgeons who provide a full range of elective and trauma services to children up to the age of 18 years. The successful applicant is expected to have superior technical surgical skills, clinical judgment and the ability to collaborate with a multidisciplinary health care team. Preference may be given to an individual who has, or is prepared to undertake, a Masters (or higher) degree.

The Division of Pediatric Surgery is an integral part of the Department of Surgery and provides secondary through quaternary care services for the city of Edmonton, northern Alberta and parts of British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories, Yukon Territories and Nunavut. This position will be based at the University of Alberta Hospitals (UAH); a leading clinical, research and teaching centre, treating more than 700,000 patients annually. This surgeon will work primarily at the Stollery Children’s Hospital (STO) a western Canadian referral centre for specialized paediatric services located within the UAH.

The candidate will be expected to apply for a Clinical Faculty appointment in the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, which will be considered a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. The candidate is expected to participate in all aspects of an academic centre. This involves clinical practice, research, teaching and administrative activities.


The successful candidate must have certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada with subspecialty Fellowship training in Paediatric General Surgery and be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta. Advanced laparoscopic training is considered essential.


Remuneration will be on a fee-for-services basis through billings submitted by the physician to Alberta Health.

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The University of Alberta is one of the top 100 teaching and research universities in the world and home to more than 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget of $1.75 billion and attracts more than $460 million in sponsored research revenue.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Surgery can be found at Information about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at and respectively.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

Anticipated date of commencement: August 1, 2019.

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application and the names of three references to:

Dr. Mark Evans

Chief of Pediatric Surgery, Stollery Children’s Hospital

2C3. 65 Walter C. Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre

8440 – 112 Street NW

Edmonton, AB

T6G 2B7

21 February 2019
Location: Canada Alberta Edmonton
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical Practitioner
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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