CLINICAL ACADEMIC POSITION
Department of Paediatrics
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
The Department of Paediatrics, Children’s Hospital, London Health Science Centre, and Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University is seeking a Paediatric Endocrinologist to join our established Division of Paediatric Endocrinology.
The Division of Paediatric Endocrinology provides a comprehensive ambulatory and in-patient service to a population of about 1.5 million in southwestern Ontario. Children with the full spectrum of endocrine conditions, including Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, disorders of growth, puberty, thyroid, adrenal, pituitary function, calcium metabolism, disorders of sexual development, and gender dysphoria are cared for in a range of specialty clinics. Our division works closely with endocrinology nurses and a full inter-professional Diabetes Education Team. The Division of Paediatric Endocrinology works closely with our Adult Endocrinology Division at St. Joseph’s Health Center to ensure a seamless transition of care for our young adult patients. The Division is also very active in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education.
Candidates for this position must have an MD or equivalent degree and eligibility for licensing in the Province of Ontario. Subspecialty certification in Paediatric Endocrinology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required. The successful candidate will hold a full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, or a Continuing Clinical Academic appointment at the Associate or Professor level, depending upon qualifications and experience at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will have a keen interest in academic medicine, the ability to collaborate effectively with all other members of the health care team and office staff, and will be expected to participate in team-based health care and teaching, at the undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing professional development levels. The candidate will be committed to contributing to the academic deliverables of the division, including continuing medical education and research. The successful candidate will also be expected to supervise graduate trainees.
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 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.
Children's Hospital is the only tertiary care center between Toronto and Winnipeg, serving a population of approximately 500,000 children. The Paediatric Critical Care is 12 bed tertiary care unit with an annual admission of over 900 patients. In addition, Children's Hospital has 64 general paediatric beds, 46 neonatal beds and a very active emergency department. The Department of Paediatrics in London has over 100 faculty members, 40 trainees, and provides a full array of Paediatric sub-specialty services. The Children’s Hospital has a Quality and Safety Committee and has formed partnerships within various international quality improvement initiatives. The department has 5 basic scientists as core members and numerous opportunities exist for clinical, epidemiological, translational, and basic science research.
London has a metropolitan census of 530,000 people with the amenities of a big city but friendliness of a small town. London is located in the heart of the Great Lakes region, 2 hours from both Toronto and Detroit. Western University is a research-intensive institution with a wide range of academic and professional programs (see http://www.uwo.ca and www.ledc.com/why-london to learn more). Western's Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.
Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and will be primarily composed of an alternative funding plan and academic salary. The anticipated start date for the position is July 1, 2024, although an alternate start date may be negotiated.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, including curriculum vitae and names and contact information of three references to:
Craig Campbell, MD, FRCPC
Professor and Chair/Physician Executive
Department of Paediatrics
800 Commissioners Road East
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5W9 Email: [email protected]
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin after March 1, 2024.
Please ensure that the form http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf is included in your application.
Successful candidates will be required to comply with the policies and protocols of the applicable affiliated institutions.
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,
St. Joseph’s Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, N6A 4V2, www.sjhc.london.on.ca
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.