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Western University

Clinical Academic- Cardiology


Posted 7 Days AgoCardiology-1564866

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Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

 Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University

ACADEMIC POSITION – Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory Services and Interventional Cardiology


The Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care is seeking physicians for full-time clinical academic appointment to Western University.  Applicants should be certified, or eligible for certification, in Cardiology 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.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin March 15, 2018.  Expected start date to be July 1, 2018 or as negotiated.

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.

Applicants for this position will also have a commitment to and demonstrated aptitude for teaching and will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and to supervise graduate trainees.  Experience with clinical research and ongoing interest in collaborating with colleagues or leading clinical research projects to enhance research productivity in the Division would be a welcome asset.  Consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance, qualifications which go beyond the requirements for the position, and experience.   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.

The compensation will be comprised of fee for service, alternative funding plan and academic salary.  

The Division of Cardiology is well-recognized and respected both nationally and internationally.  The Division’s 30 physicians provide secondary, tertiary and quaternary cardiovascular services for the City of London, Southwestern Ontario and beyond.  The Division has the largest Royal College Subspecialty Training Program in the Department of Medicine.  Research expertise within the Division is extensive.

The Division of Cardiology is requesting applicants for an Interventional Cardiologist/Clinician Educator/Teacher position.  Preference will also be given to candidates with additional skills enhancing our current clinical practice.  In particular, formal training in complex interventions, chronic total occlusions and structural heart disease intervention would be a definite asset.  Applicants with training in advanced heart failure management or with significant experience in a high acuity CCU/ICU would also be favoured.  In addition, preference will be given to those with a track record in education/curriculum development as the candidate will be expected to assist training interventional fellows and cardiology residents, and be capable of advancing competency-based learning in cardiac catheterization and interventional cardiology. 


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: to:


Dr. Raymond Yee, Chair/Chief, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, London Health Sciences Centre-University Hospital, 339 Windermere Road, London, Ontario, Canada, N6A 5A5

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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 Selin Erten, and/or (519-685-8500 ext.35482). 



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