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Full-Time Clinical Academic Teaching Positions for Western University in London

January 2024

Clinical Academic Appointment:
Clinician Teacher, Department of Family Medicine
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Western University
Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic

The Department of Family Medicine at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, is inviting applications for three full-time clinical academic teaching positions within an innovative and exciting Department of Family Medicine.

Candidates must hold an MD, or equivalent, with certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada, including a Certificate of Added Competence (or equivalent) in Sport and Exercise Medicine, and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario. A relevant master’s degree or interest in pursuing a Master in Clinical Science (Family Medicine) or medical education is preferred. Clinical practice experience is preferred with experience and interest in teaching being essential. The successful candidate will be a Clinician Teacher and hold a full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant 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.

Compensation will be based on qualifications and experience and will be composed primarily of the following sources: clinical income from the Ontario Health Insurance Plan, academic alternate funding, and/or other academic support.

The successful candidate will be expected to start on April 1, 2024, or as negotiated.

These positions will be located at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic (www.fowlerkennedy.com).

The Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic is a world-renowned organization committed to providing exceptional sport and exercise medicine care to athletes and active individuals across our community, region, and the country. Our multidisciplinary team comprises dedicated professionals focused on delivering comprehensive and innovative care to optimize athlete/active individuals’ performance and recovery.

We are seeking passionate and experienced Sport and Exercise Medicine Physicians to join our esteemed team. The ideal candidates will provide specialized medical care to athletes and individuals with sports-related injuries or conditions. The role also provides an opportunity to provide comprehensive primary care to the student health population at our Fanshawe College location. This role involves collaborating with our interdisciplinary team of orthopedic surgeons, physiotherapists, and others to develop treatment plans based on evidence-based care, promoting injury prevention, and contributing to ongoing research and education initiatives in the field of sport and exercise medicine.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Provide high-quality, evidence-based care for athletes and individuals with sports-related injuries or conditions at the Fowler Kennedy Clinic, including coverage of Western varsity games and events.
  • Provide clinical teaching and supervision to a variety of learners including PGY 1, 2, and 3 Family Medicine Residents, medical students, and other health discipline learners
  • Participate in scholarly and academic activities including research, quality improvement, and teaching and learning in non-clinical settings
  • Participate in the administrative aspects of the Fowler Kennedy Clinic and the Department of Family Medicine

The Department of Family Medicine is an academic leader of family medicine in Canada with a vision to transform healthcare and optimize the health and well-being of patients and communities. Our mission is to train and inspire the next generation of Family Physician clinicians, researchers, educators, and leaders. The Department strives to deliver the highest quality clinical care, produce impactful research, advance inter-disciplinary care models, and strengthen community partnerships.

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University is one of Canada’s preeminent medical and dental schools. Established in 1881, it was one of the founding schools of Western University and is known for being the birthplace of family medicine in Canada. For more than 130 years, the School has demonstrated a commitment to academic excellence and a passion for scientific discovery. Throughout its history, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry has helped educate generations of physicians, dentists, scholars, and scientists whose collective work has transformed the practice of medicine and dentistry, here in Canada and around the world. Faculty, students, and alumni continue to fulfill their responsibilities as global leaders by sharing their knowledge and expertise for the benefit of all.

Western University is located in London, Ontario, with a metropolitan census of 530,000, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. London boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music, and sporting events and is located close to several lakes and facilities for outdoor activities (www.goodmovelondon.ca). In addition, London has an extensive educational and health care community including three teaching hospitals, two research institutes, an Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences (ICES) 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; and Department of Family Medicine – www.schulich.uwo.ca/familymedicine.

To apply, please send a letter of interest/application including a current curriculum vitae, the names of three references, and the form available at: https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/careers/pdf/application-full-time-clinical.pdf via email to:

Dr. Scott McKay c/o
Chair, Department of Family Medicine
Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine
Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Western University, London Ontario N6G 2M1

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin after February 1, 2024.

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
Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic – 3MBuilding Western University 1151 Richmond St. N London Ontario N6A 3K7, www.folwerkennedy.com

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 Linda Gough at
linda.gough@schulich.uwo.ca phone 519-661-2111 ext. 86609