Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist
Department of Pediatrics, University of Calgary / Alberta Children’s Hospital


The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, is seeking a pediatric infectious disease specialist at the clinical assistant/associate professor level to join a Section of 7 colleagues. The position is currently supported as 1.0 FTE with 50% clinical activity, 30% infection control, 10% research and 10% education. The successful candidate will provide clinical expertise across the full spectrum of pediatric infectious diseases in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Additional training and/or demonstrated clinical focus in Infection Prevention and Control is a decided asset. Other niche interests including infections in the immunocompromised host, infections in the premature infant and viral infections are also valued. The Section of Pediatric Infectious Diseases works closely with colleagues in the Section of Pediatric Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplantation, Pediatric Immunology and Pediatric intensive Care. We are a regional bone marrow transplant center. The Department of Pediatrics has over 300 clinical and academic faculty members who are part of the rapidly growing Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Refer to the Department of Pediatrics website at for more information about the Department, its faculty, services and accomplishments.

Additional Notes About Calgary:

Calgary is a modern and rapidly growing cosmopolitan municipality with a population of over 1.2 million people, and boasts an excellent school system (both public and private), a vibrant international cultural scene, with proximity (<1 hour) to the Canadian Rocky Mountains (Banff and Jasper National Parks, Lake Louise, etc.). The city is beautifully laid out with rivers, parks and other recreational areas. There are plentiful opportunities for delving into the arts, music and sports. Many attributes contribute to an overall outstanding quality of life.


Qualifications include certification in Pediatrics and Infectious Diseases by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent. The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

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


Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Recruiter Contact:

Dr. Mark Anselmo
Associate Professor and Head, Department of Pediatrics
University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary Zone
Alberta Children’s Hospital
28 Oki Drive NW
Calgary, AB T3B 6A8
Phone: 403-955-7802
Fax: 403-955-3065
Applicants are to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and three reference letters to By 15-Oct-2019

Posted on September 30, 2019 .