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Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care
The University of Hong Kong
Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in the Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care (Ref.: 504296), to commence as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal subject to satisfactory performance.
Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in the field of health and health services. They should have strong leadership, management, communication and interpersonal skills; an excellent command of written English; and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary environment. Experience in health promotion, e-health, large-scale research project management and development, and knowledge of statistics and big data analysis would be highly desirable. The appointee will mainly be responsible for driving the research agenda of an ongoing long-term community-based health empowerment action research project for low-income families and will work closely with partners from healthcare and social service sectors. He/She is expected to coordinate the evaluation of the outcomes of the project; oversee data collection and data analysis; prepare reports and manuscripts; supervise research assistants; and perform other relevant tasks as assigned by the academic leads of the project. There will be ample opportunities to work with research and health professionals to develop a research career in health and health services. Enquiries about the duties of the post should be sent to Professor Cindy Lam at firstname.lastname@example.org.
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.
The University only accepts online applications for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s career site and upload an up-to-date C.V. Review of applications will start from June 23, 2021 and continue until July 31, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.
The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency
Posting expires 07/20/21
Assistant Professor (Without Tenure), Department of Family Medicine: Research Section
The Department of Family Medicine, University of Washington
The Department of Family Medicine (DFM), University of Washington has a unique opportunity to join our Research Section. We invite applications for assistant professor rank (without tenure due to funding) to join an exciting and growing Research Section with long established successes in the areas of practice-based research, rural health, and health workforce. We also have considerable strengths in many other priority research areas such as integrated behavioral health, cancer detection, informatics, substance use disorder, women’s health, diagnostic testing and cardiovascular disease.
The successful applicant(s) will be on a full-time, 12-month appointment (July 1-June 30) in the clinician researcher pathway (without tenure due to funding). The expected start date is July 1, 2021, or soon thereafter.
The Department of Family Medicine is committed to promoting health equity, and creating an inclusive culture by maintaining a diverse faculty, and values each individual’s unique contributions.
The Department of Family Medicine is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from minority candidates. The successful candidate will be expected to support the department's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The successful candidate will be expected to engage in research in one of the following major areas of research in the section.
- Practice-based research. An opportunity exists to take a major role in the WWAMI regional Practice and Research Network (WPRN) and related practice-based research activities. The WPRN is a practice-based research network (PBRN) funded by the UW’s Institute for Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) that includes clinical sites across the 5 state WWAMI region. The WPRN facilitates diverse areas of research with investigators from multiple departments and institutions.
- Rural health research. The Department houses the WWAMI Rural Health Research Center (RHRC), which is funded by a multi-year cooperative agreement grant from Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). RHRC’s multidisciplinary team conducts research around rural healthcare providers, rural access to home health care, and cancer screening and opioid use disorder.
- Health workforce research. The Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) includes two multi-year cooperative agreement grants from HRSA in the areas of allied health and health equity. CHWS conducts policy-relevant research on a wide spectrum of health professions including physicians, nurses, therapists, and the behavioral health workforce. CHWS multidisciplinary team collaborates with investigators across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health.
- Clinical informatics and data science: Several investigators have research programs in areas of complex data sharing, machine learning/predictive analytics, natural language processing, and data visualization. Current research in this area is leveraging UW Medicine electronic medical records and regional and national data sharing networks, as well as a region-wide and national efforts aligned with the multiple institutions in the areas of practice improvement, integrated behavioral health care, health service disparities, COVID19 testing, cancer, diabetes, obesity, substance use, dementia, and complex patients with multiple chronic conditions.
- Primary Care Innovations. The Primary Care Innovation Lab (PCI-Lab) conducts research to develop and implement new technologies which have the potential to improve care in primary care and community settings. The majority of the research is currently focused on improving diagnosis and monitoring in areas such as respiratory tract infections, smartphone technologies, cancer detection, and blood pressure monitoring.
The successful candidate will be expected to engage in collaborative and interdisciplinary research, which are crucially important in Family Medicine and to the success of our research enterprise. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a record of outstanding research, obtain external funding, and contribute to the Department's mission to deliver high quality primary care. Successful candidates will be expected to generate external funding from grants and contracts as a principal investigator or co-investigator in collaboration with other investigators in the Department of Family Medicine, as well as other departments or Schools at UW.
Other duties expected of successful candidates include teaching and services aligned with the academic mission of University of Washington, commensurate with rank. Clinicians are expected to participate in clinical practice at UW Medicine clinical sites. For MD/DO/PA faculty, this would include outpatient family medicine, and if desired obstetrics and inpatient attending at the UWMC-Northwest Campus. For clinical psychology candidates, this would include practice within outpatient behavioral health at one of the UW Medicine Clinics and/or Harborview Medical Center Family Medicine Clinic.
Applicants are required to either have a) an MD, DO, or foreign equivalent with current certification by the American Board of Family Medicine, or b) a Master's degree (or foreign equivalent) in Physician Assistant studies (PA) with current certification by National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) or c) a PhD (or foreign equivalent) in clinical psychology (or other relevant clinical fields) from an accredited university.
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduate of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Must have a license or be license eligible in WA state.
Applicants should apply through Interfolio with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least two references via this link http://apply.interfolio.com/83369 For informal inquires, potential candidates should contact Dr. Matthew Thompson, Vice Chair for Research email@example.com
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Commitment to Diversity:
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/). Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).
posting expires June 30, 2021
Chair/Chief, Department of Family Medicine
Western University, The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry (Schulich Medicine) at Western University (Western), London Health Sciences Centre (LHSC) and St. Joseph’s Health Care London (St. Joseph’s) are seeking an innovative and visionary Chair/Chief for the Department of Family Medicine. In keeping with the evolving and dynamic areas of education and research, the successful candidate, will bring energy and creativity to the role, while maintaining the high standards of our College and principles of patient care. The successful candidate will be significantly involved in the ongoing evolution of primary care reform and health care delivery in the region.
The successful candidate must have the vision to expand the strengths of integrated teaching and research programs aligned with Schulich Medicine, Western, Lawson Health Research Institute, LHSC and St Joseph’s. They will work collaboratively with basic and clinical scientists and clinicians. The successful candidate will demonstrate experience in education and administration and the ability to engage faculty in teaching, administrative and leadership duties. They will have engaged in competency based medical education including the resources and allocations needed to ensure successful practices in different locations and within different practice models. They will demonstrate a strong understanding of the accreditation processes that take place on a regular basis. The successful candidate will have a track record of innovation in education to support a diverse faculty with research, quality assurance, curriculum design and evaluation in the base family medicine program and the Enhanced Skills program. The successful candidate will engage and support a widely distributed faculty in curriculum development and delivery in Undergraduate Medical Education. This candidate will be an individual who is committed to, and engaged in, the Masters and PhD programs in Family Medicine.
The successful candidate will be invested in seeing the success and growth/expansion of high-quality research in the Department of Family Medicine and specifically the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine. Extensive experience in conducting research in family medicine is preferred.
The successful candidate will have strong leadership, administrative, financial management, and communication skills and be able to advocate for the departmental mission and goals to its partners and to the community. The successful candidate is expected to bring innovation to the Department’s Practice Plan to better integrate all faculty and to promote an equitable climate for research and leadership roles for clinicians of all practice models. The candidate will have the ability to engage and support a diverse and widely distributed faculty in accordance with the practice plan.
The Department of Family Medicine serves a defined geographic region, Southwestern Ontario, and is responsive to the needs of both the urban and rural communities. The Postgraduate Program trains comprehensive family physicians and future leaders in family medicine through a highly adaptable program in urban, rural, and regional settings across Southwestern Ontario. A wide variety of enhanced skills programs allow residents to pursue training in areas of special interest that have been designed to meet local societal needs. In addition to a strong residency program, the Department makes a significant contribution to the undergraduate medical curriculum in multiple settings.
The Department’s Masters in Clinical Science (MClSc) degree program, now in its 44th year, is offered in an on-line format and includes students from all continents. The Department offers a PhD in Family Medicine, focused on producing family physicians who will be competitive family medicine researchers at the highest levels internationally.
The Department of Family Medicine has a significant profile in family medicine research. This research is conducted by members of the Department faculty and through the Centre for Studies in Family Medicine (CSFM). As one of the leading family medicine research programs in North America, the CSFM conducts exemplary interdisciplinary research in family medicine, primary care, health systems and community health that transforms the care of patients, providers, and the population. The CSFM is an integral part of the Department of Family Medicine with a role in residency and graduate education.
The Department of Family Medicine faculty are accountable for many clinical areas, primarily outpatient primary care. In addition, the faculty serves patients in the following areas, acute inpatient, obstetrics and women’s health, sport and exercise medicine, palliative care, emergency medicine, Complex Continuing and Veteran’s Care and Long- Term Care.
Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent with certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario. Compensation will be based on qualifications and experience and will be composed primarily of the following sources: fee for service, alternate funding plan and academic support. The successful candidate will hold a full-time continuing Clinical Academic appointment in the Department of Family Medicine at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
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 in order to better serve our communities.
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. Details about Western University’s Schulich Medicine may be found at www.schulich.uwo.ca; Western University at www.uwo.ca; the Department of Family Medicine at www.schulich.uwo.ca/familymedicine.
LHSC is one of Canada’s largest acute-care teaching hospitals, is dedicated to excellence in patient care, teaching and research. Since 1875, LHSC has provided patient care for the people of London, the region, and beyond. Many national and international medical breakthroughs have been pioneered at LHSC including the world’s first use of cobalt radiation and the discovery of vinblastine. Through affiliations with Western University and more than 30 other educational institutions, LHSC trains more than 1,800 medical and health care professionals annually. LHSC’s 15,000 staff, physicians and residents are committed to achieving its vision of ‘Working together to shape the future of health’. More information about LHSC can be found at www.lhsc.on.ca
St. Joseph’s is one of Ontario’s leading teaching hospitals, contributing to the advancement of health care, education and research. St. Joseph’s is a Catholic health care organization, owned by the St. Joseph’s Health Care Society of the Roman Catholic Diocese of London. St. Joseph’s is comprised of St. Joseph's Hospital, Parkwood Institute, Southwest Centre for Forensic Mental Health Care, Mount Hope Centre for Long Term Care, and 12 team and service locations across the region. St. Joseph’s has major roles in day and short stay surgery, complex chronic disease management, specialized mental health care, rehabilitation; complex continuing care; palliative care, long term care, and veterans care. More information about St Joseph’s can be found at www.sjhc.london.on.ca
Interested candidates should submit an application including a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three references, and please ensure that the form available at:
http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf is included with your application to:
Dr. John Yoo, Dean & Dr. William Sischek, Integrated Vice President of Medical and Academic Affairs Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University London, Ontario N6A 5C1, firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applicants will begin ongoing. The anticipated start date is to be negotiated.
Western University, 1151 Richmond Street, N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8, www.uwo.ca
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 Bayan Moussa or Candace Philpitt (email@example.com ).
posting expires July 19, 2020