Clinical Faculty Position, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Halifax (City), Nova Scotia (CA)
May 07, 2019
Aug 06, 2019
Organization Type
University and College






Clinical Faculty Position, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

Dalhousie University/IWK Health Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia


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 Hematology/Oncology, Department of Pediatrics.   

The IWK Health Centre is an academic tertiary care pediatric and maternal care hospital and serves as the pediatric referral centre for the Maritime Provinces. The candidate will add to a dynamic and academically highly productive group of 5 collegial pediatric hematologists/oncologists.  The primary appointment will be clinical with duties in pediatric hematology and oncology.  Teaching and research FTE is negotiable based on expertise and interest. 

Qualifications must include an MD degree (or equivalent) from an accredited university and eligibility for certification in pediatric hematology/oncology or equivalent experience.   Eligibility for medical licensure in the Province of Nova Scotia is essential.   Candidates with expertise in, and passion for, leukemia and hematological malignancies are preferred.

The Division, based within the Department of Pediatrics, is very active in clinical care and clinical research, and has strong representation at a national and international level, and in university and community teaching.  The IWK is a Children’s Oncology Group accredited centre and works in conjunction with an excellent interdisciplinary team, sharing care with community pediatric teams, to serve approximately 55 new oncology and 80-100 new hematology patients diagnosed each year from across the Maritime Provinces, many with challenging diagnostic and management problems. 

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Qualified applicants will be appointed at an academic professorial level commensurate with their experience and qualifications within the Dalhousie University Department of Pediatrics.  Cross-appointment to relevant Departments is possible for interested candidates. 

Interested applicants should submit a current CV, as well as a letter outlining their academic and research interests. Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of reference (two of which must be academic referees) sent under separate cover to the Chair of the Search Committee.  A complete application also includes a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at

Applications will be accepted until August 7, 2019.   To apply, please submit your application to:

Conrad Fernandez, MD, FRCPC

Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist

Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Bioethics

Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology

5850 University Avenue, Halifax, NS, B3K 6R8

Phone:  902-470-7290/Fax: 902-470-7216



Administrative Assistant:

Jennifer Curran

Phone: 902-470-8048/Fax: 902-470-7216


Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness.  The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.