Clinical Academic Position Medical MicrobiologistDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Western University, London, ON, Canada
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, London Health Sciences Centre, and St. Joseph’s Health Care London, is seeking a Medical Microbiologist for a full-time clinical academic appointment.
Qualifications and Position Profile: Candidates must be certified or eligible for certification in Medical Microbiology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent. Applicants must have an MD or equivalent degree and must be eligible for licensure by The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The successful applicant will be expected to obtain third party medico-legal insurance as provided through the Canadian Medical Protective Association or equivalent. Candidates will hold a full-time, limited-term, clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor or a continuing appointment as Associate or Full Professor, depending upon experience and qualifications at the time of appointment.
The successful candidate will be expected to support the Microbiology program and consultative services, as well as Infection Prevention and Control consultative services. Experience and or interest in infection control would be beneficial; mentorship and support will be provided as needed. There will be opportunities to develop relevant program protocols, procedures and research initiatives. The development and oversight of quality improvement programs and participation in the Antimicrobial Stewardship Program will be opportunities as well. Participation in a shared after-hours on-call service is expected.
Candidates must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with all members of the health care team. The candidate will also have a commitment to and demonstrated aptitude for teaching, and will have opportunities to teach and supervise at the undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate levels. The candidate will be supported to engage in academic research and other creative professional activities.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Expected start date is January 1, 2024 or as negotiated. Review of applications will begin after September 1, 2023.
Interested candidates should send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and email addresses of three (3) references to:
Dr. David Driman, MBChB, FRCPC
Physician Executive Lead/Chair/Chief,
London Health Sciences Centre and St. Joseph’s Health Care London,
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University,
London Health Sciences Centre