Clinical Faculty Position in Pediatric Immunology

Dalhousie University



Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine and the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia are inviting applications to fill a full-time (1.0 FTE) clinical faculty position in the Division of Pediatric Immunology, Department of Pediatrics. The Division includes a collaborative team of clinician and basic researchers. It has a national and international reputation for excellence in patient care, teaching and research. The Division provides care for patients with immunodeficiencies, complex autoimmune and hyperinflammatory disorders, and bone marrow transplant follow-up, and includes an advanced diagnostic and investigational laboratory. The Division has Pediatric Clinical Fellows in an accredited Royal College training program in Clinical Immunology and Allergy. There is a strong pre-clinical and clinical research program comprised of approximately 30 research assistants and trainees investigating autoimmune disorders and immune deficiency diseases. The members of the Division collaborate with other divisions including Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Rheumatology, Genetics and Hematology and the Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the Faculty of Medicine.

The successful candidate must have an MD or equivalent and be certified in Pediatrics. They must also have certification or extensive experience in Clinical Immunology. Eligibility for medical licensure in Nova Scotia is essential. Research experience in immunology or related infectious diseases, genetics or rheumatology would be an advantage. They will contribute to the Pediatric Clinical Immunology service and if desired, may also be involved with the Allergy, Infectious Diseases or Rheumatology service. They will be provided with protected time to develop a research program. They will have the opportunity to contribute to teaching in the Pediatric Residency program, and in the Faculties of Medicine and Graduate Studies.

The Department of Pediatrics, consisting of more than 60 faculty members, is situated within the IWK Health Centre, a tertiary care teaching hospital for the Maritime Provinces of Canada serving a population of nearly two million. It is affiliated with Dalhousie Medical School and located in the vibrant city of Halifax on the beautiful Atlantic coast of Canada.

Interested candidates should submit a current CV as well as send a statement outlining their academic and research interests. A complete application also includes a completed Self Identification Questionnaire, which is available at Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of reference sent under separate cover to the Chair of the Search Committee. At least two of these references must come from academic referees.


To apply, please submit your application to:

Dr. Thomas Issekutz, Chair of the Search Committee

IWK Health Centre, 5850 University Avenue, P.O. Box 9700

Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 6R8, Canada

Phone: 902-470-8933


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