Adolescent Medicine Specialist


Department of Paediatrics, Western University, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry


The Department of Paediatrics of the Children's Hospital of Western Ontario in London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University is seeking a fully certified Specialist in Adolescent Medicine.

Adolescent medicine is a strategic goal for our department and care in the region we serve for health providers, patients and families. This position will provide patient care in collaboration with hospital, community and regional partners in London/Middlesex and collaborate with affiliated care sites in Southwestern Ontario – a population of about 2 million. Our new Adolescent Medicine Specialist will work closely with LHSC and regional healthcare partners in patient care, all divisions in the Department of Paediatrics, the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry of the Department of Psychiatry, and the Department of Family Medicine in the Schulich Medicine of Medicine & Dentistry. 

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 to better serve our communities.  Western is a research-intensive institution with a wide range of academic and professional programs (see 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 be eligible for licensing in the Province of Ontario. They must, at appointment, demonstrate success with a completed certification of a Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC) in Paediatrics (or equivalent).  Subspecialty certification in Adolescent Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required. The successful candidate will be a full time academic clinician who is a Clinician Teacher, with a 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 will provide clinical service and collaborative care with contributions to the medical education of medical students and residents in addition to faculty development through the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Programs. Participation and leadership in research, scholarship, health promotion, innovations in care delivery and quality improvement is an additional essential role.

The successful candidate in Adolescent Medicine will have demonstrated success in the ability to collaborate effectively with all members of the health care team, faculty educators, research supports and department staff. The candidate will participate in team-based health care and teaching, both at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels as well as in Continuing Professional Development. 

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, 2021, 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:

Craig Campbell, MD, MSc, FRCPC

Professor and Co-Interim Chair/Chief

Department of Paediatrics

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Western University



Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled.  Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2020.  Please ensure that the form is included in your application.

Business Addresses:

Western University, 1151 Richmond Street N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8,

London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road East, London Ontario, N6A 5W9,

St. Joseph’s Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, N6A 4V2,

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 or 519-685-8129.