The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, London
Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London are seeking
a Chair/Chief for the Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine.
Together, the hospitals provide comprehensive care to a large and
geographically extended population of approximately 1. 6 million people
across Southwestern Ontario. The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
has a long tradition of excellence, beginning with the founding of the
medical school in 1881, and the dental school in 1964.
The city wide Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine provides
integral support to all of the clinical campuses of St. Joseph’s Health
Care London and London Health Sciences Centre. This includes active
clinical participation in the management of critical care, operating rooms,
palliative care, and pain management with a total of 8,117 visits to the pain
management clinic this past year. The Department also helps to provide
Innovative Anesthesia programs in facilitating same day surgeries for adults
and children. London Health Sciences Centre performed 25,810 surgeries
this year. St. Joseph’s Health Care London performed 11,184 surgeries
for a total of 36,994 surgeries. The Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine
department is also responsible for undergraduate and post-graduate
(residency) and fellowship programs in the Schulich School of Medicine
The new Chair/Chief will be an exceptional leader with the vision and
scholarly profile to understand and develop the complex interrelationships
between the clinical, teaching and research strengths of the Department in
an evolving health care system. He/she must have a strong record of clinical
service, quality improvement, and leadership in both clinical and research
activities. Furthermore, the successful candidate will have demonstrated
competency in scholarship and the vision to expand the strengths of
integrated teaching and research programs of the department. He/she
will be an excellent communicator, able to advocate for the departmental
mission and goals to its partners and to the community.
The successful candidate will hold an M.D or equivalent and be certified or
eligible to be certified as a member of the Royal College of Physicians and
Surgeons of Canada and eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario.
Compensation will be based on qualifications and experience and will
be composed primarily of the following sources: fee for service, alternate
funding plan and academic support. The successful candidate will hold
a continuing (Clinical) Academic appointment in the Department of
Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine at the rank of Full Professor.
Western University is located in London, Ontario, with a metropolitan
census of 530,000. London boasts an extensive educational and health care
community including two large teaching hospitals with multiple sites, two
research institutes, an ICES (Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences) node,
and an academic health sciences network across Southwestern Ontario.
With full time enrollment of 32,000, Western graduates students from
a range of academic and professional programs. Details about Western
University’s Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry may be found at www.
schulich.uwo.ca; Western University at www.uwo.ca; the Department of
Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine at www.schulich.uwo.ca/anesthesia;
London Health Sciences Centre at www.lhsc.on.ca; and St. Joseph’s Health
Care at www.sjhc.london.on.ca
Interested candidates should submit an application including a letter of
interest, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three references, and
please ensure that the form available at: http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/
physicians/Application_Full Time_Clinical.pdf is included with your
Dr. Bertha Garcia, Vice Dean, Education &
Dr. Robin Walker, Integrated Vice President of Medical Affairs
and Medical Education
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
London, Ontario N6A 5C1
Fax (519) 850-2357
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applicants
will begin after November 30, 2016. Anticipated start date is to be
Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, N., London, Ontario
N6A 5B8; www.uwo.ca
London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road E., London
Ontario, N6A 5W9; www.lhsc.on.ca
St. Joseph’s Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario,
N6A 4V2; www.sjhc.london.on.ca
Department of Anesthesia & Perioperative Medicine
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 Brigitte Neale at Brigitte.Neale@Schulich.uwo.ca phone 519-661-2111 ext. 82698.