Specialty Pediatrics

Subspecialty Nephrology

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BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province’s most acutely ill or injured children and youth, provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC, and offers a broad range of health services. BCCH also operates a wide number of specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and in partnership with the University of British Columbia.

BCCH is an agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. PHSA embodies values that reflect a commitment to excellence. These include: Respect people • Be compassionate • Dare to innovate • Cultivate partnerships • Serve with purpose

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is Canada’s third largest university and consistently ranks among the 40 best universities in the world. Primarily situated in Vancouver, UBC is a research-intensive university and has an economic impact of $4 billion to the provincial economy.


Division of Nephrology

Department of Pediatrics,

University of British Columbia

BC Children’s Hospital

The UBC Department of Pediatrics and BCCH are seeking a pediatric nephrologist who will provide clinical care, education and participate in the research activities of the division. The current need is for individuals with expertise and interest in general nephrology, chronic kidney disease, and kidney transplantation, and includes but is not restricted to, candidates with capacity for a senior administrative leadership role including Division Head.

The Division is a provincial resource serving a total population base of 4.2 million and provides a broad range of consultative services and inpatient care and outreach clinics. The Division currently has five full-time and two part time faculty members. The Division is recognized for its excellence in clinical care and education and for its clinical and translational research programs and clinical care pathway development. Current faculty bring research expertise related to congenital anomalies of the kidney and urinary track, glomerular diseases, acute kidney injury, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, dialysis and transplantation. The Division has a Royal College accredited subspecialty training program.

Applications are invited from clinicians and clinician-investigators with potential to thrive in a busy clinical and academic environment. As the successful candidate, you will have demonstrated a commitment to pediatric nephrology with excellence in providing a high quality clinical care, teaching and scholarly work. Candidates with an interest in pursuing an administrative leadership role such as Division Head are encouraged to apply. Salary and UBC Clinical Faculty appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants must be eligible to obtain a specialist license to practice medicine in British Columbia as well as have sub-specialty training in pediatric nephrology and be a Fellow or be eligible for Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Applications, accompanied by a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and the names of four references, should be directed to:

Dr. Allison Eddy

Professor and Head, UBC Department of Pediatrics and Interim Nephrology Division Head

BC Children’s Hospital

Room 2D15, 4480 Oak Street

Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3V4 Canada

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Preferred start date: Summer 2021

For more information about BC Children’s Hospital, please visit the website at: www.bcchildrens.ca

BCCH and UBC hire on the basis of merit and are committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. We strive to be equitable, diverse, and inclusive. We decry racism.



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