Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Department of Paediatrics
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
The Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry (Schulich), Western University, is seeking a Neonatologist with evidence of training in Neonatal Neurocritical/Neurodevelopmental Care and Epidemiology & Biostatistics.
Candidates having trained in a Level III or IV NICU for Neonatal Neurocritical/Neurodevelopmental Care, training in research methodologies in clinical research and experience in developmental follow-up will be given priority. In addition to clinical, educational and scholarly activities in the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine and Developmental Follow-up Clinic at the Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), they will develop and lead a Neonatal Neurocritical/Neurodevelopmental Care Program within the current NICU in collaboration with the Division of Paediatric Neurology in the Department of Paediatrics. They will actively contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate education, and research programs of the Division. The successful applicant will also serve as a role model for our undergraduate medical students, paediatric residents and Neonatal- Perinatal Medicine Subspecialty Fellow/Residents.
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The Divisional members work closely in clinical, teaching and research with members of the Departments of Paediatrics (http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/paediatrics/ ) and Obstetrics & Gynaecology (http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/obsgyn/). Collaborative research is also done with scientists at the Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI) (www.chri.org) and with imaging scientists from the Robarts Research Institute and the Lawson Health Research Institute. The High Risk Obstetric Unit, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and the Children’s Hospital, LHSC, are state-of-the art programs and facilities (http://www.lhsc.on.ca/nicu). They are tertiary centres for high risk maternal, fetal and newborn care for Southwest Ontario and serve a population of over 1.8 million with an annual birth rate of 20,000. For more information on the Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, please visit http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/neonatalperinatal, and on London, ON, please visit http://www.goodmovelondon.com.
Candidates for this position must have an MD or equivalent degree and must be eligible for licensing in the Province of Ontario. Subspecialty certification in Neonatal Perinatal Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required. The successful candidate will be a Clinician Researcher or a Clinician Scientist and hold a full time Limited Term clinical academic appointment within Schulich at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate depending on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will have a strong interest in neurodevelopmental research including new imaging technologies, and collaborate with neuroscience and imaging researchers in MRI and Ultrafast ultrasound in the Children’s Health Research Institute, Department of Medical Imaging, Robarts Research Institute and the Brain and Mind Research Institute of Western University.
Compensation for this position will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience, and will be primarily composed of an alternative funding plan and academic salary. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2024, or later.
Please submit your application, including Curriculum Vitae, Letter of Interest/Statement of Academic Qualifications, and names and contact information of three academic references to:
Craig Campbell MD, FRCPC
Professor and Chair/Physician Executive
Department of Paediatrics
800 Commissioners Road East
London, ON, Canada N6A 5W9
Email: [email protected]
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on Friday, January 25, 2024. Please ensure that the form http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf is completed and included in your application.
Western University, 1151 Richmond Street N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8, www.uwo.ca
London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road East, 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 Jody Andody at [email protected] or 519-685-8129.