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Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

CLINICAL ACADEMIC POSITION

Position Profile:  The Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University, Windsor Regional Hospital is seeking a physician for a full-time clinical academic appointment to Western University. Applicants should be certified, or eligible for certification, in General Internal Medicine (GIM) 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.  Individuals who have completed a 4 or a 5 year residency program in GIM may apply.  The successful candidate will hold a limited term academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Academic and Clinical Environment:  The General Internal Medicine Physician Group in Windsor is composed of 15 academic Internists.  Successful candidates will participate in the academic and clinical missions of the Department.  Clinical service commitments may include, but are not limited to, participation on Clinical Teaching Units (CTU) and the General Internal Medicine consultation service.

Qualifications:  The successful candidate must be certified in General Internal Medicine.  This position requires the successful candidate to have advanced certification in the areas of Connective Tissue Disorder (CTD), vasculitis, IgG4-related disease and basic Point-of-Care (POC) Ultrasonography.

It is anticipated that a competitive candidate will be qualified to participate or lead innovation and/or research within one of the GIM areas of scholarship, patient safety/quality improvement, and medical education.  Experience in research, database management and clinical trials with proven publications in national and international peer-reviewed journals is required and research specifically in the areas of Connective Tissue Disorder (CTD), vasculitis, IgG4-related disease and basic Point-of-Care (POC) Ultrasonography will be given preferential consideration.  Candidates with a PhD in Medicine specifically in the areas of connective tissue diseases, vasculitis and IgG4-related disease is considered an asset.

The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and collaborator with strong leadership skills.  As an Academic Internist, 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

The successful candidate should be familiar with Ontario’s Health Care system including experience working in an academic, tertiary teaching hospital.

Compensation Details:  Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be primarily comprised of fee for service (OHIP billings).

The City:  The Windsor Campus is an exciting collaborative venture between Western University, the University of Windsor and the London and Windsor hospitals bringing a 4-year MD program and postgraduate residency training to the Windsor area.  The Windsor Campus opened as a formal Regional Medical Campus in 2008. Initially there were 24 Year-1 medical students in 2008, then 30 in 2009 and 38 each year afterwards. Today there are 152 students across four years of undergraduate medical education (UME) in this community. Additionally, the Windsor Campus supports a range of postgraduate training across a variety of specialties including full-time trainees in Family Medicine and Psychiatry. The Campus also supports upwards of 230 visiting residents a year, from London and other communities throughout the country and on an international scale. Windsor Campus is being delivered at the Dr. Murray O’Neil Medical Education Centre on the campus of the University of Windsor, at Windsor Regional Hospital, Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare and at other regional education sites throughout Windsor and Essex County.

The University:  Western University is a research-intensive university with full-time enrolment of about 34,000 students with a full range of academic and professional programs.  The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry provides an outstanding educational experience within a research intensive environment where tomorrow's physicians, dentists and health researchers learn to be socially responsible leaders in the advancement of human health.

To apply:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin after June 2, 2019 with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019 or as negotiated. 

Interested candidates should send a letter of interest and statement of academic qualifications, curriculum vitae, the names and addresses of three references, and also complete, sign and include the form at the following link:

https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/careers/pdf/application-full-time-clinical.pdf to:

Department of Medicine Chair’s Office

Western University

800 Commissioners Road E. London, ON  N6A 5W9

#519-663-3892

Email c/o:  DOMChair@lhsc.on.ca

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/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 Selin Erten at Selin.Erten@lhsc.on.