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  • Advert number: 300379-0
  • Posted Date: 05/04/12

Assistant/Associate Professor - Interventional Cardiologist

The Department of Paediatrics, Stollery Children’s Hospital, University of Alberta, in conjunction with Alberta Health Services, is inviting applications for the position of Interventional Paediatric Cardiologist, Assistant/Associate Professor within the Division of Paediatric Cardiology in the Department of Paediatrics, in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

Recognised as one of Canada’s top Paediatric Cardiology Programmes, members of the team provide a full spectrum of Cardiology Services and care for children across western Canada. The programme’s 14 Paediatric Cardiologists work together with a highly skilled interdisciplinary team to offer some of the most innovative and cutting edge services. Annually, the Stollery Children’s Hospital sees approximately 7,000 children and adults with Congenital Heart Problems and performs 15 to 20 Heart Transplants, over 600 Cardiac Surgeries and 300 Cardiac Catheterisations. This programme possesses one of the largest Paediatric Mechanical Cardiac Assist Device Programmes in North America, performs Transcatheter Pulmonary Valve Implantation as well an interventional Hybrid procedures.

The successful candidate should be proficient in all aspects of diagnostic and therapeutic Cardiac Catheterisation. This position will comprise approximately 60% Clinical Service and 40% academic pursuits, with a focus in either teaching or research.

Applicants must hold an MD or equivalent, be eligible for licensure in Alberta, have a Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent, in Paediatric Cardiology and have demonstrated clinical leadership and scholarly accomplishment in research and/or teaching.

Interested candidates are asked to submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae, along with the details of three referees who can attest to the individual’s qualifications and a letter of application to:

Dr William Cole

Division of Paediatric Cardiology

University of Alberta, Department of Paediatrics

2C3.65 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre

8440-112 Street

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7.

For more information, and to apply online, visit:

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