Paediatric Intensivist


Clinical Academic Faculty Position

Department of Paediatrics, Division of Paediatric Critical Care Medicine

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University


The Department of Paediatrics, Children's Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre and Western University, London, Ontario, Canada, is seeking a fully certified Paediatric Intensivist. The successful candidate will hold a full-time limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, or a full-time continuing appointment at the rank of Associate or Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications at the time of appointment. Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent and be eligible for licensing in the Province of Ontario. Specialist certification in Paediatrics through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required. Board certification in Paediatric Critical Care is required for those who entered paediatric critical care training after 2006. Clinician education track is preferred, though experience in research will be an asset. Commitment and demonstrated aptitude for teaching is desirable and the candidate is expected to promote and contribute to excellence in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education programs. 


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.


Children's Hospital is the only tertiary care center between Toronto and Winnipeg, serving a population of approximately 500,000 children. The Paediatric Critical Care is 12 bed tertiary care unit with an annual admission of over 800 patients. Paediatric Critical Care offers Royal College approved fellowship training program in paediatric critical care medicine. In addition, Children's Hospital has 64 general paediatric beds, 46 neonatal beds and a very active emergency department. The Department of Paediatrics in London has over 100 faculty members, 40 trainees, and provides a full array of Paediatric sub-specialty services. The department has 6 basic scientists as core members and numerous opportunities exist for clinical, epidemiological, translational, and basic science research.


London has a metropolitan census of 530,000 people with the amenities of a big city but friendliness of a small town. London is located in the heart of the great lakes region, two hours from both Toronto and Detroit. Western University is a research-intensive institution with a wide range of academic and professional programs (see and to learn more). Western's Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.


Successful candidates will have a keen interest in academic medicine and the ability to collaborate effectively with all other members of the health care team and office staff, and a commitment to active participation in team-based health care and teaching, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.  Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and will be primarily composed of an alternative funding plan and academic salary. 


Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, including curriculum vitae and names and contact information of three references to:

Craig Campbell, MD, FRCPC

Interim Co-Chair/Chief, Department of Paediatrics



Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin after May 19, 2021.  Please ensure that the form is included in your application. 


The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2021, although an alternate start date may be negotiated.  


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, Indigenous peoples, 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 519-685-8129 or by email at