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Western University

Clinical Academic - Infectious Diseases



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Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

 Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University



The Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care are seeking physicians for full-time clinical academic appointment to Western University.  Applicants should be certified, or eligible for certification, in Infectious Diseases 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 limited term academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, or a continuing academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor depending on qualifications and experience.  Role description categories for successful candidates include Clinician Teacher, Clinician Researcher and Clinician Scientist.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none.  Western challenges the best and the 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 Infectious Diseases provides secondary and tertiary care for the City of London, Southwestern Ontario and beyond.  The successful candidates for this position will have a record of proven ability for teaching and will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to supervise graduate trainees.  Expected role includes education of fellows, residents, and medical students.  The successful candidates will have significant experience providing excellent clinical care.   The successful candidates will be expected to participate in the academic commitment of the Division and Department.  There will be ample opportunity for research within the Division and collaboration with other members of the Department of Medicine including basic science researchers. 

Consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance in research and teaching, qualifications and experience and candidates that have demonstrated ability in the identified areas of opportunities will be given priority.   


Compensation for this position (s) will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will primarily include fee for service, alternative funding plan and academic salary.

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

Dr. Michael Silverman, Chair, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, St. Joseph’s Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, ON  N6A 4V2         


Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin March30, 2017.  Expected start date to be July 1, 2017 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 Jeff Boyes, and/or (519-685-8500 ext.56258).  

Contact Information

Western UniversityJeff BoyesDOMFINANCE@lhsc.on.ca519-685-8500
Posting Date: 02-Mar-2017Academic Permanent, Practicing physician Open 2 ASAP
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