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Clinical Academic Appointment:

Clinical Teacher, Department of Family Medicine

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Western University

The Department of Family Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, is inviting applications for two full-time clinical academic teaching positions within an innovative and exciting Department of Family Medicine.  

Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent with certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario.  A relevant master’s degree or interest in pursuing a Master’s in clinical science (Family Medicine) or medical education is preferred.  Clinical practice experience is preferred and experience and interest in teaching is essential.  The successful candidate will be a Clinician Teacher and hold a full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, or a Continuing Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor depending upon qualifications and experience at the time of appointment. 

Compensation will be based on qualifications and experience and will be composed primarily of the following sources: clinical income from the Ontario Health Insurance Plan, alternate funding plan, and academic support. 

The successful candidate will be expected to start on July 1, 2022, or as negotiated.

The positions will be located, one each, at the Southwest Middlesex Health Centre in Mount Brydges and the Middlesex Centre Regional Medical Clinic in Ilderton. Both clinics are located within a 20-minute drive from the London city limits and serve as core teaching sites for the Department of Family Medicine Regional Program. The successful candidates will engage in a full spectrum comprehensive family practice including office-based care, care of the elderly, palliative care, hospital care, long-term care, and home visits. Intrapartum obstetrics care is desirable but not mandatory. Teaching and supervision of family medicine residents, clinical clerks and medical students in the practice will be required. The successful candidate will also be expected to engage in scholarly activities, suitable to an academic practice, such as administration, teaching innovation and research.

The Department of Family Medicine is an academic leader of family medicine in Canada. The Department is committed to developing exemplary family physicians and future leaders in healthcare through clinical excellence, professional education, administrative leadership, and robust research.  

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University is one of Canada’s preeminent medical and dental schools. Established in 1881, it was one of the founding schools of Western University and is known for being the birthplace of family medicine in Canada. For more than 130 years, the School has demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and a passion for scientific discovery. Throughout its history, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry has helped educate generations of physicians, dentists, scholars, and scientists whose collective work has transformed the practice of medicine and dentistry, here in Canada and around the world. Faculty, students, and alumni continue to fulfill their responsibilities as global leaders by sharing their knowledge and expertise for the benefit of all.

Western University is located in London, Ontario, with a metropolitan census of 530,000, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. London boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music, and sporting events and is located close to several lakes and facilities for outdoor activities ( In addition, London has an extensive educational and health care community including three teaching hospitals, two research institutes, an Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) node, and an academic health sciences network across Southwestern Ontario. With full time enrollment of 32,000, Western graduates students from a range of academic and professional programs. Details about Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry may be found at; Western University at; and Department of Family Medicine -

Please send letters of application with curriculum vitae, names of three references, and please ensure that the form available at:   

is included with your application via email to:
Dr. Scott McKay

Chair, Department of Family Medicine

WCPHFM – 1st Floor, Western University, London Ontario N6G 2M1

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  Review of applications will begin after May 14, 2022.

Business Addresses:

Western University, 1151 Richmond Street N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8,

London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road East, London Ontario, N6A 5W9,

St. Joseph’s Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, N6A 4V2,

Southwest Middlesex Health Centre, 22262 Mill Road, Mont Brydges, Ontario, N0L 1W0

Middlesex Centre Family Medicine Clinic, 3 Heritage Drive, Ilderton, Ontario, N0M 2A0

Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Successful candidates will be also required to comply with the policies and protocols of the applicable affiliated institutions.

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Linda Gough at phone 519-661-2111 ext. 86609.