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Western University



St Joseph's Healthcare Centre - Parkwood Institute1511304

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The Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University,  London Health Sciences Centre, and St. Joseph’s Heath Care London is seeking a Geriatrician for a full-time clinical academic appointment to Western University.  Applicants should be certified, or eligible for certification, in Geriatrics 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 receive a limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.


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 Geriatric Medicine currently consists of 11 full-time academic geriatrician educator/researchers who support the inter-professional Regional Geriatric Program of the 10 counties in Southwestern Ontario and are aligned with Western U’s academic mission at the Academic Health Sciences Centres.  Information about the Regional Geriatric Program can be found at

Job Description

The successful candidate 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 in an Acute Care of the Elderly (ACE) Unit, out-patient, Consultation-Liason, Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit, and community/regional outreach setting.  Opportunities include innovative team, research platforms in cognition, dementia and delirium preferred, and educational program development.  The successful candidate must be fellowship/specialty trained in Geriatrics.  Consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance in teaching and research, qualifications and experience and candidates that have demonstrated ability in the identified areas of opportunities within the division will be given priority.


Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be primarily composed of fee for service, alternative payment 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:  


Dr. Jennie Wells, Chair, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

Parkwood Institute - Main Building

550 Wellington Rd. Room A2-129

London ON

N6C 0A7



Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin May 15, 2017.  Expected start date September 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 Shannon Moxey, and/or (519-685-8500 ext.33545).  

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Western University
Shannon Moxey
Posting Date: 12-May-2017Academic Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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