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Lecturer/Assistant Professor Limited-Term (2yr) Clinician Educator, Skin Health/Wound Care

Western University

The Faculty of Health Sciences is seeking a Clinician Educator to lead and teach in the Wound Healing field of the Advanced Health Care Practice graduate program. This appointment will be a 2-Year Limited-Term faculty position (50% of Full Time hours) at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be appointed within one of the six Schools (Nursing, Kinesiology, Health Studies, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Communication Sciences and Disorders) within the Faculty of Health Sciences (https://www.uwo.ca/fhs/), based on the applicant's professional background. Rank and salary will be commensurate with the applicant’s qualifications and experience. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2021, or as negotiated.

The Advanced Health Care Practice graduate program is the first of its kind in Canada, offering a one-year (three term) course- based master's program for experienced health professionals to obtain graduate-level education in a clinical specialty (https://www.uwo.ca/fhs/programs/ahcp/index.html). This Master of Clinical Science degree program uses a variety of approaches to teaching and learning, and links advanced clinical practice to critical appraisal of research evidence and the application of knowledge to practice.

Candidates must be a health care professional with a master’s and/or doctoral degree in a related field who: 1) are registered with, or is eligible for registration with, the relevant regulatory body, if applicable; 2) has considerable clinical experience in an interprofessional, collaborative practice related to skin health/wound care; and 3) demonstrated accomplishment in the models of learning used in the Wound Healing field that include interactive remote/online teaching, onsite clinical skills labs, and competency-based evaluations. The successful applicant will show evidence of contributing to equity, diversity, and inclusion in academia and/or clinical practice. Preference will be given to candidates with previous university-based, graduate-level, teaching experience. The selected appointee will have demonstrated capability to teach current knowledge, advanced clinical skills, and evidence-informed clinical decision- making related to skin health/wound care practice. Familiarity with the challenges and opportunities in skin health/wound care practice in Canada and excellent organization and interpersonal attributes will be necessary to engage many affiliated faculty and clinical instructors/mentors and attract the best and brightest applicants to the program.

Western University, with its affiliated teaching hospitals and research institutes, ranks as one of Canada's top research- intensive universities. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities, and one of Canada's most beautiful campuses. Educational and research programs are supported through excellent relationships with health care and community agencies in the city and region. Support for research development is available through the Schools, the Faculty, and University. The University also offers programs to enhance teaching excellence through the Centre for Teaching and Learning (https://teaching.uwo.ca/).

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none. Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff, and students to commit to the highest global standards. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence, and lead in the international community. Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social, and cultural growth to better serve our communities.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a complete application package, as a single PDF file, containing the following:

• Application for Full-time Position (https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/full-time-application-form.pdf)
• Cover letter that outlines their interest and qualifications for the role, and a statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion in relation to their academic activities
• Curriculum vitae
• Teaching dossier
• Names and contact information of three academic referees

The application package can be submitted via email to:

Dr. Dianne Bryant, Search Committee Chair
Faculty of Health Sciences Western University
Elborn College, London, Ontario N6A 5B9
dianne.bryant@uwo.ca

The deadline for receipt of applications is June 23, 2021.
Please quote HS 230 on all correspondence.

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 Dr. Dianne Bryant, dianne.bryant@uwo.ca