Job Posting - CHEO / Pediatric Gastroenterologist

Pediatric GASTROENTEROLOGIST
Full Time Position Commencing February 1, 2017
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Department of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
University of Ottawa


Located within the heart of Ottawa, The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and the University of Ottawa are pediatric health and research centres that provide outstanding family-centered patient care, pioneering breakthrough research, and train the health care professionals of tomorrow.  The Department of Pediatrics is a dynamic department serving a large geographical area with a population base of 1.8 million.  In addition, with the proximity to Quebec and the availability of bilingual services, children from Western Quebec are referred and treated at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.  Our pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Division is designated as the tertiary referral centre for all children with acute and chronic gastrointestinal and liver disorders from Eastern Ontario, including procedural and endoscopic services.

The Division is actively recruiting a well-trained individual, at the Assistant Professor academic rank, who has completed training in Pediatrics and Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition.     The candidate must also have completed advanced fellowship training (additional 2-3 years beyond residency in pediatric gastroenterology) with a particular focus on Inflammatory Bowel Disease, post liver transplantation care and advanced endoscopy, have acquired research skills and have a commitment to scholarship and academic advancement.  This position will be approximately 60% clinical and 40% academic. This faculty member will work closely with our multidisciplinary team, patients and families in our Division and will join the 5 academic gastroenterologists already in place.

The candidate will be Royal College of Physician and Surgeons (Pediatrics) certified/eligible or equivalent.  Fluency in both English and French would be an advantage.  In accordance with the Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizen and permanent residents of Canada.  CHEO is committed to Employment Equity and welcomes applications from all qualified men and women, including aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.  This position is funded via an alternate funding program (AFP).

Qualified candidates should submit their CV and 3 references to:
Dr. Ciaran M. Duffy
Chief of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, University of Ottawa
Email: kboucher@cheo.on.ca   

Applications will be accepted until August 31st, 2017 or until a suitable candidate has been found.

Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition,
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ONK1H 8L1

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