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Dept of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, Western University

Limited Term Clinical Academic Anesthesiologist



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Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

and London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London



Limited Term Clinical Academic Anesthesiologist

The Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine and Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London are inviting applications for a 1 year full time visiting appointment as a clinical academic faculty position in general Anesthesia and intensive care medicine in our affiliated teaching hospitals. Rank will be Full Professor and appointment status will be limited term.  Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario.  Specialist certification in Anesthesiology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required.


As a clinical academic, the successful candidate will also fulfill the role of researcher.  Candidates must have demonstrated the ability to collaborate effectively with other members of the health care team and administrative staff, and have developed a significant research career in the area of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine. The successful candidate will hold an MD and a Ph.D. from a Medical discipline along with a rank of Full Professor. The candidate must have advanced training in a discipline complementary to the academic mission of the department which can be found at and a keen interest in academic medicine. The candidate must have demonstrated leadership experience such as Chairman or Director at a major hospital academic centre and a strong academic background.  Ideally, the successful candidate will have a record of proven research ability and productivity and have the ability to act as a research career mentor for trainees.  Consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance in teaching and research, qualifications and experience.


The Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine is comprised of about 90 Anesthesiologists providing complex high quality patient care in the affiliated hospitals (over 34,000 surgical procedures and 6,000 obstetric deliveries per annum).  The Department delivers  a full spectrum of medical care from conducting preoperative anesthesia assessment to performing the most advanced life-supporting techniques in all perioperative settings such as ambulatory surgery, subspecialty surgery, transplantation, obstetrics, pediatric care, out-of-OR interventional procedures, acute and chronic pain management, blood conservation management, post-anesthetic care unit, cardiac surgery recovery unit, intensive care units and palliative medicine in acute care.  Estimated total remuneration from all sources, including fee for service, will be in the range of $150,000 - $200,000 and commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience.


Western University provides an outstanding educational experience within a research intensive environment.  The University has a full time enrolment of about 34,000 students with a full range of academic and professional programs.  Established in 1881, the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry , one of the founding schools of Western University, has educated generations of physicians, dentists, scholars and scientists whose collective work has transformed the practice of medicine and dentistry both nationally and globally.


London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London are tertiary healthcare centres serving Southwestern Ontario’s population of close to 2 million.  The City of London has a population of approximately 385,000 with a diverse cultural mix, and with the amenities of a big city but with the benefits of a small town.  It is a safe and diverse city located in the heart of the beautiful Great Lakes region and is a two hour drive to both Toronto and Detroit. 


Please submit your application, including curriculum vitae, statement of career goals, highlights of accomplishments, names and contact information for 3 references to the following:   

                                Lois Hayter, BASc, CPA, CMA

                                Manager of Administration and Finance

                                Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine



Anticipated start date for the position will be January 1, 2018.  Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2017.  Review of applications will begin August 1, 2017.    

Please ensure that the form available at is completed and included in your application.


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 Lois Hayter at or telephone 519-663-3270.  

Contact Information

Dept of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine, Western University
Lois Hayter
Posting Date: 08-Aug-2017Other Permanent, Practicing physician $150,000 - $200,000/yr 101-Jan-2018
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