Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
ACADEMIC POSITION – Clinician Teacher
The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University and London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care Centre is seeking a full-time Clinician Teacher.
The Division of Infectious Diseases currently has 7 full-time members and has a fully certified Royal College Subspecialty Training Program.
The successful candidate is expected to have completed training in Infectious Diseases. Applicants should be certified, or eligible for certification, in Infectious Diseases by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent. Candidates must have an MD, or equivalent, and must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). The successful candidate will hold a limited term academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, or a continuing academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor depending on qualifications and experience. Information about the Department of Medicine and Division of Infectious Diseases may be found at: https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/deptmedicine/
The Division of Infectious Diseases at London Health Sciences Center and St Joseph’s Health Care London has a comprehensive array of services encompassing the full spectrum of adult infectious diseases, infection control, antimicrobial stewardship and a clinical and basic sciences research program. A busy outpatient Infectious Diseases program cares for patients living with HIV and those with General Infectious Diseases issues. Outreach clinics are carried out in the local penitentiary and in an Inner-City clinic caring for marginalized patients. Teaching is a priority with a Royal College Certified Infectious Diseases Training Program and also training of both Undergraduate Medical Students as well as Internal Medicine Residents. A Transplant Infectious Diseases Subspecialty group provides specialized care and a specialized postdoctoral training program. Our Infectious Diseases programs provide care for a large catchment area of approximately 2 million.
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 population census of 515,000. London boasts 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’s graduate students attend a range of academic and professional programs. Details about Western University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry may be found at www.schulich.uwo.ca; Western University at www.uwo.ca; London Health Sciences Centre at www.lhsc.on.ca; and St. Joseph’s Health Care London at www.sjhc.london.on.ca.
Western University has been committed to serving our communities through the pursuit of academic excellence and by providing students, faculty, and community members with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth. We seek excellent students, faculty, and staff to join us in what has become known as the "Western Experience" - an opportunity to contribute to a better world through the development of new knowledge, new abilities, new connections, and new ways to make a difference. Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community. Since its establishment, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities. With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada's top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application.
Consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance in teaching, research, health care leadership, qualifications (including subspecialty and enhanced training), experience and interpersonal skills. . Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be primarily composed of a competitive alternative funding and payment plan, and academic salary.
Those interested in applying for this position should forward a Letter of interest/ Statement of Academic Qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, the names and contact information for three (3) references who have worked with the applicant over the last two (2) years and at least one (1) referee must hold a leadership appointment. The applicant should also complete, sign and include the application form available through this link: https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/careers/pdf/application-full-time-clinical.pdf in order to complete the application package. All documentation should be submitted to the:
Department of Medicine Chair’s Office
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
LHSC – Victoria Hospital; 800 Commissioners Road East
London, ON N6A 5W9
Email: [email protected]
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin after December 1, 2023. Anticipated start date July 2024 or as negotiated.
Western University, 1151 Richmond Street N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8, www.uwo.ca
London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road E., London, Ontario N6A 5W9, www.lhsc.on.ca
St. Joseph’s Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, N6A 4V2, www.sjhc.london.on.ca
Successful candidates will be 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 [email protected]
Posted on Faculty Relations website October 26, 2023.