CLINICAL ACADEMIC POSITION – PAEDIATRIC RESPIROLOGIST
Department of Paediatrics, Western University, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
The Department of Paediatrics, Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre and Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, is seeking a Paediatric Respirologist to join our established Division of Paediatric Respirology. The Division of Paediatric Respirology 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 airway and lung disorders, including cystic fibrosis, asthma, sleep-disordered breathing, chronic lung disease, congenital abnormalities and complex care needs including ventilation are cared for in a range of specialty clinics. The Division of Paediatric Respirology works closely with our paediatric ENT colleagues in a collaborative Paediatric Airway Centre and in an active paediatric flexible bronchoscopy program. The Division is also very active in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education.
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. Western is a research-intensive institution with a wide range of academic and professional programs (see http://www.uwo.ca/ to learn more). Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.
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 Paediatric Respirology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required. The successful candidate will be a clinical academic paediatrician, and 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 successful candidate should also have experience in sleep medicine with responsibilities that will include the supervising and reading of paediatric sleep studies, and an interest in leading an academic asthma program would be an asset. Successful candidates 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, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The successful candidate will also be expected to supervise graduate trainees.
Compensation for this position will be primarily composed of an alternative funding plan and academic salary. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2019, although an alternate start date may be negotiated.
Please submit your application, including curriculum vitae, Letter of Interest/Statement of Academic Qualifications, and names and contact information of three references to:
John Yoo MD, FRCSC, FACS
Professor and Interim Chair/Chief
Department of Paediatrics
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
April Price MD, FRCPC, FACCP
Associate Professor and Division Head
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on Monday, April 8, 2019. Please ensure that the form http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf is 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
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.
Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Jill O’Dowda at firstname.lastname@example.org or 519-685-8129.