Current Job Opportunities

These positions are not with Dalhousie University, Department of Family Medicine. 


Dalhousie Student Health & Wellness Centre

General Family Medicine Practitioner

General Family Medicine Practitioner, Student Health & Wellness Centre
Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS

Opportunity Type: Permanent (start date: Sept 1, 2024)

Estimated Annual Salary: $150,000-$175,000 (Billing, Fees and Funding Information | Doctors Nova Scotia (

Type of Remuneration: LFM (SC) or FFS option
Billing, Fees and Funding Information | Doctors Nova Scotia (;
25% of billings is charged as overhead and paid to the Centre

Site Visit & Reallocation Allowance Programs: Relocation Program; Site Visit Program: Incentives | Nova Scotia Health Authority (

About This Opportunity
Dalhousie’s Student Health & Wellness Centre located on the Halifax Campus is seeking a family practice physician to join our team as the primary health care provider for an existing patient roster of 750 community patients in addition to offering select student appointments as of September 1, 2024 for dedicated primary health care.

Our Centre is committed to providing quality primary and mental health care services to promote and enhance both community and student patients’ health.

The physician will work collaboratively with the Centre's interprofessional team of family physicians (15), family practice ob physicians (2), a nurse manager and registered nurses (3), a psychiatrist, counsellors (9 FTE) and health promotion staff. Our clinical team is supported by an experienced administrative staff who manage scheduling, reception, referrals, nursing office duties, along with all billing and health records functions.


  • Ensure the delivery of comprehensive primary health care services to patients of all ages and stages of health or illness
  • Be accountable for appropriate workload and practice
  • work with other physicians in providing on-call service to clinic patients (0.5 day per week) (alternating 9am-2pm and 2-7pm shifts each week + Saturday 1-4pm coverage once per academic term)
  • Work in collaboration with other team members in the practice to best suit the community’s health needs
  • Operate within the Medical Services Agreement between Dalhousie Student Health Services and Dalhousie University
  • Utilize the Centre’s shared electronic medical record (Accuro) to record all relevant patient details

Expected Hours

  • 0.6 FTE
  • Physicians choose their own schedules with the operating hours of the Centre. The Centre is open Monday-Thursday 8am-7pm, Friday 8am-6pm (September-April), 8am-5pm (M-F May-August) and on Saturdays for on-call service from 1-4pm.


For information on this clinic opportunity please contact Krista Cross, Director of Operations by email to

For information and to determine eligibility for Department of Health and Wellness Incentives, please contact

To apply for this position, please submit resume and cover letter by June 30, 2024.

Memorial University - Family Medicine

MUN – Full-Time Faculty Positions

The Discipline of Family Medicine is recruiting for full-time Family Medicine faculty positions at the level of Assistant Professor or above, based on experience. These positions are eligible for promotion in accordance with Faculty of Medicine guidelines related to strong performance in education, leadership, research, and clinical excellence. These positions are anticipated to commence in July 2024, subject to budgetary approval.

Academic responsibilities include undergraduate and residency education within the Discipline of Family Medicine and the Faculty of Medicine. Clinical responsibilities include a diversified Family Medicine practice linked to one of the three academic teaching sites in St. John’s. Successful candidate(s) will be expected to practice broad scope Family Medicine. The typical, initial breakdown of time is 30% for academic responsibilities and 70% for clinical responsibilities (adjusted based on additional roles).

Candidates must be certificants of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and be eligible for full licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Newfoundland and Labrador. An academic salary combined with an alternate payment plan package allows for protected time for the expected scholarly activity in education, leadership, and research. Attainment of an advanced degree in either research or education is an expected component of the position being offered.

Memorial University is committed to employment equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism, and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including: women; people of any sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression; Indigenous peoples; visible minorities and racialized people; and people with disabilities. Memorial is committed to providing an inclusive learning and work environment. If there is anything we can do to ensure your full participation during the application process please contact directly and we will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.

The Discipline of Family Medicine is one of the largest disciplines within the Faculty of Medicine at Memorial University. It is an exciting, dynamic environment, with a focus on community connections and a commitment to health. Our faculty members have a broad range of interests and work, including in the areas of Indigenous health, care of underserved populations, care of the elderly, low risk obstetrics, rural health research, and more. The discipline strives to guide the next generation of physicians into practice and advance health through leadership in socially accountable education, research, and comprehensive patient-centred care. For more information about the Discipline, visit

Memorial University is one of the largest universities in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to almost 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historical charm, a vibrant cultural life and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For further information about Memorial University, please see

To Apply:

Submit an application package including: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a diversity, equity and inclusion statement, and the names and contact details of three referees. Please quote reference number MS00000163 on your application. Submit applications to: Shenoa White,

Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2024 and will continue until all positions are filled.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit