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


The Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, 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 must have an MD, or equivalent, and must be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario. The successful candidate must be eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Nephrology. Training in medical management of kidney transplantation from an accredited training program (e.g. American Society of Transplantation, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - Area of Focused Competency or other equivalent) is required. The successful candidate will hold an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor depending on qualifications and experience. Rank and term of appointment, either as 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, will depend upon qualifications and experience at the time of appointment.

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 Multi-Organ Transplant Program at University Hospital. This program performs approximately 140-150 adult kidney transplants per year.  The successful candidate will primarily participate in the care of inpatient and outpatient nephrology, dialysis and kidney transplant patients.

The Division of Nephrology is a leader in providing secondary and tertiary clinical care, excels in teaching, and conducts world class clinical and basic science research.  The successful candidate will have strong clinical skills and demonstrated excellence in quality improvement.  The candidate will work within vibrant multidisciplinary teams and will contribute to the division’s vision to provide excellent patient care, research and teaching.  The successful candidate will work closely with the newly established Department of Medicine Centre for Quality, Innovation and Safety (CQuInS).

Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be primarily composed of the following sources: Fee-for-service (OHIP billings), Alternative Funding Plan, and academic salary.

Those interested in applying for this position should forward a Letter of Interest/Statement of Academic Qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, at least three letters of reference, and also complete, sign and include the form found at the following link:  to:

Office of the Chair/Chief, Department of Medicine

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

University Hospital - 339 Windermere Rd, A10-211

London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5A5

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin January 11, 2021. Expected start date is July 1, 2021 or as negotiated.

Business Addresses:

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

London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road E., 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 Debbie Clements, and/or (5196858500 ext. 33892).