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Clinical Academic Psychiatrists - 1 position
Department of Psychiatry
Full Time

Department of Psychiatry
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University and London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London

Clinical Academic Psychiatrists

The Department of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London are inviting applications for full time clinical academic faculty positions in various clinical areas in our affiliated teaching hospitals. Rank and appointment status (limited term or continuing) will be determined by experience and qualifications at the time of appointment. Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario. Specialist certification in Psychiatry from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or an equivalent certification body is required.

As a clinical academic, the successful candidate will also fulfill the role of educator or researcher, role model and supervisor for our undergraduate medical students, psychiatry residents and clinical/research fellows. Candidates must have demonstrated the ability to collaborate effectively with other members of the health care team and administrative staff.

With a forward-looking clinical academic vision and an enthusiastic faculty, the Department of Psychiatry and its partner clinical facilities are committed to ensuring, that our students, both undergraduate and postgraduate, have the optimum learning and training experiences with opportunities to engage in both clinical and basic science research. Dedicated clinical teachers, clinical researchers, physicians, scientists, and basic scientists support these opportunities along with dedicated and knowledgeable administrative support staff.

London Health Sciences Centre is comprised of Victoria Hospital, University Hospital as well affiliated clinics. St. Joseph’s Health Care London includes St. Joseph's Hospital, Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care, Parkwood Institute, Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care as well as affiliated clinics. The Department of Psychiatry is organized around four academic Divisions including General Psychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and Forensic Psychiatry. The Department also has well-recognized programs in Psychosis, Neuroimaging, Mood and Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, and Developmental Disabilities.

Remuneration from all sources, including fee for service, will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications, and experience.

Successful candidates will have an academic career plan based on a strong academic background which includes supervision and training of trainees and demonstrated research ability. Consideration of applicants will include an assessment of previous performance in teaching, research and health care leadership, qualifications (including subspecialty and enhanced training), and experience. Successful candidates seeking research careers must have a record of proven research ability and productivity and have the ability to act as a research career mentor for trainees. Candidates that have a demonstrated ability in the identified areas of opportunities will be given priority.

We are seeking applicants for the following clinical areas (5 positions):

• General Psychiatry including Inpatient, Ambulatory, Emergency Psychiatry Services and Consultation Liaison psychiatry
• Forensic Psychiatry

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 500,000 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, is a two-hour drive to either Toronto or Detroit and a six-hour drive to Chicago.

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

Dr. Chandlee Dickey,
Chair/Chief and Professor
Department of Psychiatry
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University
London Health Sciences Centre and St Joseph’s Health Care London
c/o Khushnum.Khatow@lhsc.on.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin after March 1, 2020 with an anticipated start date of May 1, 2020 or as negotiated.

Please ensure that the form available at: http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf is completed and included in your application.

Business Addresses:
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

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 Khushnum Khatow at Khushnum.Khatow@lhsc.on.ca

Posting date: January 21, 2020
Submission deadline: March 01, 2020

Dr. Chandlee Dickey

Your interest in this opportunity is appreciated.
Only those under consideration will be contacted.
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