CLINICAL ACADEMIC POSITION - DIVISION OF GASTROENTEROLOGY

Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London

 

ACADEMIC POSITION – DIVISION OF GASTROENTEROLOGY

TRANSPLANT HEPATOLOGIST, MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF LIVER TRANSPLANTATION

 

The Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University, St. Joseph’s Health Care London, and the London Health Sciences Centre are seeking a physician for a full-time clinical academic appointment to Western University. Applicants should be certified, or eligible for certification, 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 successful candidate will hold a continuing academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor depending on qualifications and experience.

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 successful candidate will participate in the Liver Transplant program at University Hospital. This program is the oldest liver transplant program in Canada and performs approximately 65 adult liver transplants per year. The successful candidate will primarily participate in the inpatient and outpatient hepatology and liver transplant services.

The successful candidate for this position will have a record of proven ability for teaching and will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to supervise graduate trainees. The successful candidate will also have a record of proven ability for leadership and research productivity. The expected role includes the position of Medical Director of Liver Transplantation.  This will involve leading our hepatology group locally and representating the program at a provincial and national level.  The successful candidate will have significant experience providing excellent clinical care in the areas of liver transplantation, hepatology and gastroenterology.  Advanced training in liver transplantation and hepatology is a requirement. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the research commitment of the Division and Department.

Considerations of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance in research, leadership and teaching, qualifications and experience.  Candidates that have demonstrated ability in the identified areas of opportunity will be given priority.

Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be primarily composed of academic salary, fee for service and alternative payment plan.

Those interested in applying for this position should forward a letter of interest / Statement of Academic Qualifications, Cirriculum Vitae, provide the name and contact information for three (3) referees, and also complete, sign and include the form found at the following link:  https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/careers/pdf/application-full-time-clinical.pdf to:

Office of the Chair/Chief, Department of Medicine

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
LHSC - Victoria Hospital – 800 Commissioners Rd E, Room E6-117
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5  (519-663-3892)
DOMChair@lhsc.on.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin June 3, 2019. Expected start date July 3, 2019 or as negotiated.

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. Appplicants 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.

Accomodations are available for applicants, including those with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Ben Johnson, Ben.Johnson@lhsc.on.ca and/or (519) 685-8500 ext.34909.