CLINICAL ACADEMIC POSITION - DIVISION OF NEPHROLOGY
CLINICAL ACADEMIC POSITION - DIVISION OF NEPHROLOGY
The Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, and St. Joseph’s Heath Care London are seeking to hire an Academic Nephrologist with demonstrated excellence in clinical care and clinical research in the genetics of kidney disease. The successful candidate will hold a full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate 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. The appointment will be held at the University of Western Ontario and the clinical practice will be primarily located at the University Hospital campus as well as other sites of London Health Sciences Centre, St. Joseph’s Health Care London and affiliated clinical teaching units as required.
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.
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.
The Division of Nephrology is a leader in providing secondary and tertiary clinical care, excels in teaching, and conducts world class clinical and basic science research. The successful candidate will have strong clinical skills and demonstrated excellence in research. The candidate will work within vibrant multidisciplinary teams and will contribute to the division’s vision to provide excellent patient care, research and teaching. In addition to being a Regional Renal Program site, University Hospital provides all aspects of pre- and post- kidney transplantation care to Southwestern Ontario and elsewhere in the Province.
The successful candidate must hold an MD Degree or equivalent, be eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Nephrology and be eligible or have licensure in the province of Ontario. In addition to core nephrology training, additional fellowship training in kidney transplantation is required. Graduate training at the Masters or PhD level in research methodology is also required. Demonstration of research productivity with relevant publications in the areas of transplantation and in renal genetics is expected.
Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be primarily composed of the following sources: Fee-for-service (OHIP billings), Alternative Funding Plan, and academic salary.
Those interested in applying for this position should forward a Letter of Interest/Statement of Academic Qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, at least three letters of reference, and also complete, sign and include the form found at the following link: http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf
Office of the Chair/Chief, Department of Medicine
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
Victoria Hospital – 300 Commissioners Rd E, E6-117
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin January 7, 2019. Expected start date July 1, 2019 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
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/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, 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.
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