Full-time Probationary/Tenured Faculty Position Health Professions Education Research
The Department of Medicine, within the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry at Western University, invites applications for a full-time probationary (tenure track) faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate or tenured position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the field Health Professions Education Research. The rank and salary will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will hold a cross-appointment in the Faculty of Education, Western University.
While candidates with robust programs of research in other educational domains will be considered, the ideal candidate will have a research program focused on educational assessment. The successful candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant field and will have a proven ability to think creatively to explore complex assessment issues in a range of clinical training settings. Advanced training in measurement and psychometrics, experience in conducting research in naturalistic environments, and/or experience with big data (clinical and/or educational) will be considered assets.
The ideal applicant will have an established track-record of scholarly work in educational assessment of medical trainees at any level of training. The successful candidate should have strong expertise in research design and data analysis, including advanced psychometric methodologies. Some understanding of qualitative methodologies is considered an asset. The successful candidate will demonstrate an aptitude for teaching and research with documented strong teaching and research abilities and a record of scholarly publication and attainment of peer-reviewed research grants. The candidate will mentor and supervise graduate students working in their area of expertise from The Centre for Education Research & Innovation (CERI)’s joint Master of Health Professional Education (MHPE) program, the Department of Medicine, and the Faculty of Education. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct their research in collaboration with research colleagues at the Centre for Education Research & Innovation (CERI), clinical educators in the Department of Medicine, educational leaders in the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry and research colleagues from the Faculty of Education. The candidate will be based at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry Centre for Education Research & Innovation.
The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry’s Centre for Education Research & Innovation is dedicated to fostering the discovery and application of knowledge obtained through high-calibre, programmatic research in Health Professional Education. Its vision is to build a community of education scientists and clinical collaborators across the clinical and basic science departments at Schulich, in order to advance educational and clinical practice through rigorous research inquiry.
General information about the Department of Medicine can be found at: https://www.schulich.uwo.ca/deptmedicine
Information about the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry can be found at: http://www.schulich.uwo.ca/
Information about the Centre for Education Research and Innovation can be found at:
With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada's top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities and one of Canada's most beautiful campuses. Western is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, and the Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry has a long history of excellence in basic biomedical, applied and clinical research. Western has a full range of academic and professional programs for over 37,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The university campus is in London, with a metropolitan census of approximately 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). Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families to the university and city.
Please send the following: 1) a detailed Curriculum Vitae, 2) a brief cover letter describing research accomplishments and future plans, as well as teaching and/or graduate student supervisory experience, 3) copies of 2 representative publications, 4) the names of three academic referees, and 5) the completed Application for Full-Time Faculty Position Form https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/full-time-application-form.pdf to:
Dr. Chris Watling
Director, Centre for Education Research and Innovation
Medical Sciences Building, Suite 100
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
London, Ontario, Canada N6G 2V4
Review of applications will begin after June 30, 2021 and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. The expected start date will be September 1, 2021, or as negotiated with the successful applicant.
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 Anna Blonski at email@example.com 519-661-2111 ext. 89044.