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 a program of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) which plans, manages and evaluates specialty and province-wide health care services across BC. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and 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.
The Division of Neurology provides the only tertiary/quaternary level of care for children with neurological disorders in British Columbia. We have a comprehensive Pediatric Neurology program, featuring subspecialty programs in epilepsy, neurogenetics, neuro-oncology, neuromuscular disorders, brain mapping and neonatal neurology. We have a high quality Pediatric Neurology Residency program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons as well as robust training opportunities for residents from Adult Neurology and Pediatrics and medical students.
General Pediatric Neurologist with expertise in Neuromuscular Disorders
Division of Pediatric Neurology
Department of Pediatrics, BC Children’s Hospital
The University of British Columbia (UBC)
12 Month Term (January 2024 to January 2025)
The Division of Pediatric Neurology seeks a general pediatric neurologist, with fellowship training in neuromuscular disorders, to join their well-established program for a one-year locum position. The position will have an emphasis on clinical care of patients, teaching medical students, residents and fellows.
The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the clinical and educational programs of the Division of Neurology and hold a clinical faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The successful candidate will be Royal College Neurology certified or equivalent with additional training in pediatric neuromuscular disorders and the ability to perform and interpret EMGs and NCS. The successful candidate must be eligible to obtain a specialist’s license to practice in British Columbia. The ideal candidate will have additional training in pediatric neuromuscular disease after residency and must have successfully passed the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists EMG examination and/or the American Board of Electrodiagnostic medicine examination.
Applications, accompanied by a cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and the name, title, rank and contact information of four references, should be directed to:
Dr. Michelle Demos, Interim Head, Division of Pediatric Neurology,
BC Children’s Hospital, University of British Columbia
Room K3-176, 4480 Oak St.,
Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4
Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been found.
PHSA, UBC and BCCH are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.