Department of Paediatrics, Western University, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

The Department of Paediatrics, Children’s Hospital, London Health Science Centre, and Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, is seeking a fully certified Developmental Paediatrician to join the Division of Developmental Paediatrics. We are seeking an individual to practice general developmental pediatrics with a focus on neuromotor disorders, including support to our multidisciplinary Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bifida and Neuromuscular clinics.

The Division of Developmental Paediatrics provides a comprehensive array of clinical services across the spectrum of Developmental Paediatrics and has a growing clinical research program. Children with emerging and diagnosed developmental disorders are managed in collaboration with the Thames Valley Children’s Centre, the Child and Parent Resource Institute and Community based mental health agencies. Collaboration occurs with colleagues in Neurology, Genetics, Psychiatry, Physiatry, Complex Care, Community Paediatrics, Psychology and Social Work.

The Department of Paediatrics provides comprehensive acute care, ambulatory and in-patient services for children to a population of 2 million in Southwestern Ontario and has a number of research initiatives for children ranging in age from premature neonates to adolescents. The Department is very active in undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing medical education, with a Royal College accredited program in Paediatrics and several fellowship programs.

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. Western is a research-intensive institution with a wide range of academic and professional programs (see http://www.uwo.ca/ to learn more). Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.

Candidates for this position must have an MD or equivalent degree and must be eligible for licensing in the Province of Ontario, and an FRCPC in Paediatrics or equivalent. Subspecialty certification in Developmental Paediatrics from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required. The successful candidate will be a Clinician Teacher or Clincian Researcher, and hold a full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, or a Continuing Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending upon qualifications and experience at the time of appointment. Successful candidates will have demonstrated a strong interest in neuromotor disorders and the ability to collaborate effectively with a wide range of members of the research and health care team and will have demonstrated strong communication and management skills. The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to teaching, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Compensation for this position will be primarily composed of an alternative funding plan and academic salary. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2020, although an alternate start date may be negotiated.

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


Professor of Paediatrics, Interim Chair/Chief, Department of Paediatrics

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

Email: John.Yoo@lhsc.on.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on May 30, 2019. Please ensure that the form http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf is included in your application. The anticipated start date for this position is May 1, 2019, although an alternate start date may be negotiated.

Business Addresses:

Western University, 1151 Richmond Street N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8, www.uwo.ca

London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road East, 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

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 jodowda@uwo.ca or 519-685-8129.

Posted on May 7, 2019 .