Indigenous Leader in Residence

Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Indigenous Leader in Residence

Invite applications from an accomplished and dynamic Indigenous leader who is skilled as a communicator and advocate. The successful candidate will be an individual who has an understanding of traditional Indigenous ways of knowing and practices. They will have familiarity with the diversity of lived experience of Indigenous peoples and particularly with Southwestern Ontario nations.

The successful candidate will:

  1. Have demonstrated effective leadership experience, along with experience in leading organization cultural change;
  2. Be team oriented and collaborative and will lead by example;
  3. Demonstrate strong communication skills;
  4. Have experience with a broad spectrum of learners, with an interest in learners in health professions.

Pursuant to Section 14 of the Ontario Human Rights Code, the selection will be limited to Indigenous applicants of First Nations, Metis, and Inuit identity, from Turtle Island. Candidates must self-identify in the cover letter. A successful candidate holding an MD or MD/PhD (completed or in-progress) will be appointed in an appropriate clinical department at the rank of assistant or associate professor in a limited-term clinical academic appointment or at the rank of associate or full professor in a Continuing Clinical Academic appointment, depending on qualifications and experience.

Applicants should be certified, or eligible for certification 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. Review of applications will begin after June 23, with an anticipated start date of Aug. 1, or as negotiated. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.