Chin-Hardie Chair in Urologic Oncology and Academic Urologic Surgeon
Location: London, Ontario, Canada
Type: Full Time
Academic Medical Group
Internal Number: SURG1
Chin-Hardie Chair in Urologic Oncology and Academic Urologic Surgeon Department of Surgery, Division of Urology Western University St. Joseph’s Health Care London, London Health Sciences Centre,
Posting Date: January 18, 2022
Position Profile: The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Surgery at Western University is seeking an innovative clinician of international standing in urologic oncology for a five-year appointment, renewable once. This role is a full-time, limited term, clinical academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor, or a continuing clinical academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Full Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications at the time of appointment. The Chair is expected to bring expertise in, and undertake research related primarily to urologic oncology with a focus on prostate cancer. The position will provide an opportunity for the candidate to take a leadership role as the Director of Uro-oncology, ensuring a systems approach to multidisciplinary patient centred care and oncological research in the Division of Urology. In addition to research leadership, the successful candidate will be expected to make contributions to the training of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students through teaching, student supervision and mentorship.
Division Profile: The Division of Urology is affiliated with London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London. The Division has strong clinical, education and research interests and an accredited Royal College residency training program. The Division consists of 14 full-time faculty, 12 residents, and 8 fellows. The Urologic Oncology program is based out of Victoria Hospital at London Health Sciences Centre and has world-class faculty leading national and international efforts in providing advanced cancer management for prostate, bladder, kidney, adrenal, testicular and penile cancers.
Academic and Clinical Expectations: We invite applications from outstanding investigators holding an MD or MD/PhD or equivalent advanced degree. Surgeon-scientist candidates will be expected to provide uro-oncologic care according to the needs of the Department of Surgery. Applicants must be nationally or internationally recognized experts in their field and demonstrate the ability to publish in the highest quality academic and subspecialty outlets. The candidate will have protected research time and hold a primary academic appointment in the Department of Surgery in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry with a potential cross appointment in an appropriate basic science or clinical department best suited to his/her discipline(s).
Qualifications: A successful candidate holding an M.D. or M.D./PhD will be appointed at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in a continuing (Clinical Academic) appointment, depending on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will have completed an accredited surgery training program, have received (or be eligible for) a Certificate of Special Competence from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario
Compensation Details: Compensation for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be primarily composed of the following sources: Fee for service (OHIP billings), Alternative Funding Plan, academic salary, workers safety insurance board and on-call reimbursement.
The City: London, Ontario is Canada’s 10th largest city with a population of 400,000, a catchment area of 2.4 million, and is situated in southwestern Ontario between Toronto and Detroit. The region has a strong economy and excellent educational opportunities. It is a safe and diverse city and its numerous parks, trails, recreational, cultural and sporting opportunities make it an attractive place to live.
The University: Western University is a research-intensive university with full-time enrolment of 34,000 students and a full range of academic and professional programs. The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry provides an outstanding educational experience within a research-intensive environment where tomorrow's physicians, dentists and health researchers learn to be socially responsible leaders in the advancement of human health.
To apply: Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin after April 1, 2022 with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2022 or as negotiated. Interested candidates should send a letter of interest providing details on the candidate’s current and proposed research program and statement of academic qualifications; curriculum vitae; the names and addresses of three references; and also complete, sign and include the form at the following link: http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf to:
Emil H. Schemitsch, MD, FRCSC, FCAHS Chair/Chief, Department of Surgery
St. Joseph’s Hospital, Room E3-117 268 Grosvenor St. PO Box 5777, STN B London, ON, Canada, N6A 4V2 Phone: 519.663.3349 Fax: 519.646-6347 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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;
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, Indigenous peoples, 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 Dr. Emil Schemitsch at 519-663-3349.
Effective September 7, 2021, all employees and visitors to campus are required to comply with Western’s COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Successful candidates will be also required to comply with the policies and protocols of the applicable affiliated institutions.
Western University is a research-intensive university with full-time enrolment of 34,000 students and a full range of academic and professional programs. The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry provides an outstanding educational experience within a research-intensive environment where tomorrow's physicians, dentists and health researchers learn to be socially responsible leaders in the advancement of human health.