Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences
Clinical Academic Position – Neurologist (Multiple Sclerosis)
The Department of Clinical Neurological Sciences at the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and the London Health Sciences Centre is seeking a full-time Neurologist with expertise in the treatment of multiple sclerosis (MS). The candidate will fill a clinical academic role as a clinician teacher or clinician researcher at Western. Applicants should be certified, or eligible for certification, in Neurology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent. Candidates must have an MD, or equivalent, and must be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario. The successful candidate will hold a limited term clinical academic appointment at the rank of assistant professor.
The successful candidate will have a record of proven ability for teaching and will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and will supervise trainees, including fellows, residents, and medical students in an inpatient and out-patient setting. In addition to subspecialty practice in movement disorders, the successful candidate will also be expected to participate in on call activities and teaching for the general neurology CTU and stroke neurology CTU, including night time and weekend coverage.
To be successful for a clinician researcher position, the incumbent will have a record of proven ability for research and will be expected to collaborate with other colleagues specialized in Multiple Sclerosis, within the department, and to generate national and international research collaborations. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed a master’s degree or PhD.
Candidates interested in a clinician teacher position should have a proven record of excellence in medical education and will be expected to develop an education-oriented career. Preference will be given to candidates with formal training in adult education theories, curriculum design, learner assessment, and/or evaluation of program outcomes.
The successful candidate is expected to be a contributing member of the MS Program. Candidates will have completed at least one year of fellowship training in MS (or equivalent subspecialty training) and/or a minimum of two years of clinical experience in the management of MS patients in an academic environment in North America.
Review of applicants begins Aug. 1 and will continue until the position is filled. The expected start date is Jan. 1, 2020 or as negotiated.