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The University of Western Ontario

Paediatric Emergency Physician



Job Description


Division of Paediatric Emergency Medicine

Department of Paediatrics

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University


The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, and Department of Emergency Medicine, London Health Sciences Center, are seeking an Emergency Physician.  The successful candidate will hold a full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher depending on experience and or current academic ranking.  Candidates having completed or demonstrated a commitment to complete formal advanced training will be given priority. He/she will provide clinical, educational and scholarly activities in the Division of Paediatric Emergency Medicine at the Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC).  He/she will help develop academic activities and initiatives within the division and in support of the Department of Paediatrics, and the Division of Emergency Medicine (Western) and Department of Emergency Medicine (LHSC).  He/she will actively contribute to the undergraduate and postgraduate education, and research programs of the Division. The successful applicant will also serve as a role model for our undergraduate medical students, paediatric residents and Paediatric Emergency Medicine Subspecialty Fellow/Residents. 


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 Paediatric Emergency Divisional members work closely in clinical, teaching and research with members of the Departments of Paediatrics ( and Division of Emergency Medicine/Department of Medicine. ( Collaborative research is also done with scientists at the Children’s Health Research Institute (CHRI) (  The Paediatric Emergency department and the Children’s Hospital, LHSC, are state-of-the art programs and facilities (  The Paediatric Emergency Department is a designated regional Level One Trauma Centre and the Children’s Hospital is a tertiary centre for Southwestern Ontario and serves a population of over 1.8 million. ( . For more information on the Division of Paediatric Emergency Medicine, please visit (, and on London, Ontario, please visit


Candidates for this position must have an MD or equivalent degree and must be eligible for licensing in the Province of Ontario. Subspecialty certification in Paediatric Emergency Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required. Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be primarily composed of an alternative funding plan and academic salary. The anticipated start date for this position is November 2017.


Please submit your application, including curriculum vitae, Letter of Interest/Statement of Academic Qualifications, and names and addresses of three references to:


Michael Rieder, MD, PhD, FRCPC

Professor of Paediatrics, Chair/Chief, Department of Paediatrics

800 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5W9





Adam Dukelow, MD

Chair, Emergency Medicine, Department of Medicine

Chief, Department of Emergency Medicine, London Health Sciences Centre, St. Josephs Health Care

800 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5W9



Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin on September 15th, 2017 with an anticipated start date of November 2017 or as negotiated. Please ensure that the form 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 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/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 Jill O’Dowda at or 519-685-8129.

Contact Information

The University of Western Ontario
Jill O'Dowda
Financial Officer
Posting Date: 15-Sep-2017Academic Permanent, Practicing physician Open 101-Nov-2017
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