Academic Position – Chair/Chief Division of Hematology

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


The Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University, and its affiliated Hospitals are seeking a Hematologist for a full-time clinical academic appointment to Western University as Chair/Chief of the Division.  Applicants should be certified, or eligible for certification, in Hematology 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.  The successful candidate will hold a continuing academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor depending on qualifications and experience.

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 Division of Hematology currently has 16 members and is well-recognized and respected both nationally and internationally.  The Division’s physicians provide the whole range of hematologic services including all malignant hematology (leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma), thrombosis and hemophilia services as well as laboratory service in Southwestern Ontario and beyond.  The Division has a fully certified Royal College Subspecialty Training Program in the Department of Medicine.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of academic achievement, including research productivity and program leadership skills.  It is anticipated that candidates will have excellence in research or other academic endeavors.  The candidate will also have a commitment to and demonstrated aptitude for teaching, and will be expected to promote and contribute to excellence in trainee education.  Consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance, qualifications and experience.

Those interested in applying for this position should forward a Letter of interest/ Statement of Academic Qualifications, Curriculum Vitae, the names and contact information for three (3) referees who have worked with the applicant over the last two (2) years and at least one (1) referee must hold a leadership appointment.  The applicant should also complete, sign and include the application form available through this link: in order to complete the application package. 

All documentation should be submitted to the:

Department of Medicine Chair’s Office

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

LHSC – Victoria Hospital; 800 Commissioners Road East

London, ON  N6A 5W9


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin August 28, 2021. Anticipated start date January 1, 2022 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, 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, including those with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Debora Clements,, (519) 663-3892.