ACADEMIC POSITION – Cardiac and Cardio-Oncology Rehabilitation

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Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

ACADEMIC POSITION – Cardiac and Cardio-Oncology rehabilitation

 

The Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care is seeking physicians for full-time clinical academic appointment to Western University. Applicants should be certified, or eligible for certification, in Cardiology 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 in the province of Ontario. 

The Division of Cardiology is well-recognized and respected both nationally and internationally.  The Division’s 30 physicians provide secondary, tertiary, and quaternary cardiovascular services for the City of London, Southwestern Ontario and beyond.  The Division has the largest Royal College Subspecialty Training Program in the Department of Medicine.  Research expertise within the Division is extensive.

Applicants for this position will also have a commitment to and demonstrated aptitude for teaching and will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to supervise graduate trainees.  Experience with clinical research and ongoing interest in collaborating with colleagues or leading clinical research projects to enhance research productivity in the Division would be a welcome asset.  Consideration of applicants will include a review of previous performance in teaching, research, health care leadership, qualifications (including subspecialty and enhanced training), experience and interpersonal skills.  Rank, term of appointment and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and compensation will be comprised of fee for service, alternative funding plan and academic salary. 

The Division of Cardiology is seeking a Cardiologist whose career focus is in Cardiac Rehabilitation with particular expertise in cardio-oncology and cardio-oncology rehabilitation.  Such individuals should have academic interest in medical education and/or quality improvement to fulfill a clinician teacher or researcher position.  Applicants should be certified, or eligible for certification, in Cardiology 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) in the province of Ontario.  The successful candidate is expected to have completed fellowship training in Cardiac Rehabilitation.  Expertise in cardiopulmonary exercise testing and interpretation is necessary.  Strong preference will be given to applicants with a track record of leadership in cardiac rehabilitation delivery for special populations.  They must be able to develop a quality improvement strategy that includes appropriate educational strategies for the local and regional expansion of cardiac rehabilitation services to include these special populations. 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 Cardiology may be found at:  Medicine - Western University (uwo.ca)

The successful candidate will join a busy academic practice of three other academic Cardiac Rehabilitation cardiologists working within a teaching hospital environment where the primary duties will involve management of cardiology patients in the ambulatory Cardiac Rehabilitation Clinic but there will also be some assigned weeks of general cardiology in-patient clinical teaching unit coverage.  The successful candidate will also have a commitment to and demonstrated aptitude for teaching, and will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to supervise graduate trainees.

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 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 graduate students from 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 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. 

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 February 1, 2023.  Anticipated start date July 2023 or as negotiated. Successful candidates will be required to comply with the policies and protocols of the applicable affiliated institutions.

Business Addresses:

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

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 December 16, 2022