Assistant Professor, Immunology - Division of iHOPE
Competition 527

Department Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Pediatrics Dept
Posted date August 28, 2023
Closing date Will remain open until filled.
Position Type Full Time


The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS), invites applications from physicians trained in pediatric immunology/allergy for an academic position within the Division of Pediatric Immunology, Hematology/Oncology, Palliative Care and Environmental Health (iHOPE) in the Department of Pediatrics and the Stollery Children's Hospital. The position is full-time 1.0 FTE, with 60% clinical service and 40% academic duties.   

The successful candidate will be joining one academic pediatric immunologist within the iHOPE division providing a full spectrum of clinical immunology services. In addition to clinical care, the members of the division are active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The division also has an active basic and clinical science research program, collaborating locally, nationally, and internationally.

As we build our team, the Department of Pediatrics recognizes that our people are and will continue to be our greatest strength. We celebrate creativity, diversity, excellence, perseverance, and a collaborative spirit. 

The successful applicant will have: 

  • MD degree (or equivalent) and have completed subspecialty residency in Pediatric Allergy/Immunology and be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Pediatric Allergy/Immunology). 
  • Fellowship training in Immunology and Allergy.
  • Clinical training in primary immunodeficiency and oral immunotherapy
  • Research experience in novel primary immune deficiency

The applicant must be eligible to obtain a specialist license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and hold appropriate liability coverage.

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent-tenure track appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement and offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a competitive and highly successful academic alternate funding plan. 

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply below with their curriculum vitae and a letter of application.

At the University of Alberta, we are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible hiring process for all candidates. If you require accommodations to participate in the interview process, please let us know at the time of booking your interview and we will make every effort to accommodate your needs.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, M├ętis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.