Paediatric Neurologist

PAEDIATRIC NEUROLOGIST

Division of Paediatric Neurology, Department of Paediatrics

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

 

The Division of Paediatric Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, is seeking a Paediatric Neurologist.  We invite applications from outstanding clinicians, researchers or educators with a strong record of multi-disciplinary collaboration.   The successful candidate will provide clinical and scholarly activities in the Division of Paediatric Neurology at the Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC), and will help develop academic activities and clinical and educational initiatives within the division and in support of the Department of Paediatrics, and the Division of Paediatric Neurology.  The successful candidate will actively contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate education and research programs of the Division, and will also serve as a role model for our undergraduate medical students, paediatric residents and Paediatric Neurology Subspecialty Fellow/Residents. 

 

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.

 

The Paediatric Neurology Divisional members work closely in clinical, teaching and research with members of the Department of Paediatrics (http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/paediatrics/ ) and the Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/cns/.  Collaborative research is also done with scientists at the Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI) (www.chri.org).  The Children’s Hospital, LHSC, have state-of-the art programs and facilities. (http://www.lhsc.on.ca/Patients_Families_Visitors/Childrens_Hospital/Programs_and_services/). 

 

The Paediatric Neurology service is one of two designated provincial epilepsy surgical centres of excellence and has a particularly robust research program in epilepsy and neuromuscular medicine.  The Division is an active consultative child neurology service for outpatients through multiple multidisciplinary clinics and for inpatients of the Children’s Hospital, which is a tertiary centre for Southwestern Ontario and serves a population of over 1.8 million.  For more information on the Division of Paediatric Neurology, please visit https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/paediatrics/divisions/neurology.html , and on London, Ontario, please visit http://www.goodmovelondon.com.

 

Candidates for this position must have an MD, MD/PhD or equivalent advanced degree and must be eligible for licensing in the Province of Ontario.  Subspecialty certification in Paediatric Neurology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required. The successful candidate will be a Clinician Teacher or Clinician Researcher, 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.  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 be appointed as a Scientist or Associate Scientist at the Children’s Health Research Institute. 

 

Compensation for this position will be primarily composed of an alternative funding plan and academic salary.

 

The anticipated start date for this position is November 1, 2020, 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 addresses of three references to:

 

Dr. Craig Campbell

Division Head, Paediatric Neurology

Department of Paediatrics

800 Commissioners Road East

London, Ontario, Canada    N6A 5W9

Email: Craig.Campbell@lhsc.on.ca

 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin on September 8, 2020. Please ensure that the form http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf is completed and included in your application.

 

Business Addresses:

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 jodowda@uwo.ca or 519-685-8129.