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Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA)

Neuro-Ophthalmology Sub-Specialist

Canada-Nova Scotia-Halifax


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Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA)

Job Description

Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) are seeking a qualified full-time ophthalmologist with sub-specialty training in Neuro-Ophthalmology to practice in a challenging and rewarding academic medical environment. Candidates for this position should have an MD and have completed a residency in ophthalmology and a minimum of 12-24 months of post-residency fellowship training in neuro-ophthalmology, including active exposure and participation in clinical research. Candidates will possess excellent clinical and surgical skills and demonstrate an ongoing interest in clinical and/or basic science research and teaching. Candidates should be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and be eligible for a license in the province of Nova Scotia and for attending privileges at NSHA. The successful candidate will join the hospital-based group of sub-specialized ophthalmologists located at the QEII Hospital. The candidate will be offered a Continuing Appointment with Dalhousie University.

Halifax, the capital city of Nova Scotia, is an excellent and exciting city to work and raise a family. Home to three universities, Halifax offers many entertainment and cultural activities, as well as ample opportunities to enjoy the outdoors. Our hospital is a regional referral centre, serving patients from Nova Scotia as well as from the other Atlantic Provinces.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, a completed self-identification questionnaire (, and three letters of reference (sent under separate cover) by: August 15, 2017 to: or:

Dr. Charles Maxner, Chair of Search Committee
c/o Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences
Room 2035, 2 West Victoria Building
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 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 qualified candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

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Dalhousie University and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA)
Posting Date: 29-Jun-2017Ophthalmology Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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