Adolescent Medicine Specialists (2)
- Western University
- Children's Hospital/LHSC
- Job Category
- Job Type
CLINICAL ACADEMIC POSITIONS (2) – ADOLESCENT MEDICINE
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, are seeking two fully certified Specialists in Adolescent Medicine for full time academic appointments. The Department of Paediatrics is developing a new multi-year plan for Adolescent Medicine with other related fields.
Adolescent medicine clinicians will provide clinical care in collaboration with hospital, community and regional partners in London/Middlesex and across the care sites of Southwestern Ontario – a population of about 2 million. These clinicians will work closely with the all divisions of the Department of Paediatrics and especially the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry -Department of Psychiatry, and with the Department of Family Medicine in Schulich Medicine and LHSC.
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 these positions must have an MD or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensing in the Province of Ontario, with a completed certification of FRCPC in Paediatrics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent). Subspecialty certification in Adolescent Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required (or equivalent). The successful candidates will be Clinician Teachers, and hold full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, or Continuing Clinical Academic appointments at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending upon qualifications and experience at the time of appointment. Successful candidates will be providing clinical service and collaborative care with contributions to medical education of medical students and residents in addition to faculty development. Participation and leadership in research and scholarship is an additional essential role.
The successful candidates will have a keen interest in adolescent 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 as well as in Continuing Professional Development.
Compensation for these positions will be primarily composed of an alternative funding plan and academic salary. The anticipated start date for these positions is September 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
Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled. Review of applications will begin on May 27, 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 email@example.com or 519-685-8129.