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Call for Applications: Associate Dean, Admissions

The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, at Western University, is seeking applications for the position of Associate Dean, Admissions. The Associate Dean, Admissions will be responsible for the overall conduct and supervision of the admission processes while providing oversight and evaluation of outcomes, reliability and validity of the admissions processes in the MD and DDS Programs in Schulich Medicine & Dentistry.

The successful candidate will provide leadership in all matters of Admissions, strive for excellence in process and outcomes while endorsing and implementing the Social Accountability mandate of Schulich Medicine & Dentistry and maintaining the accreditation standards. She/he will be the School’s representative regionally, provincially and nationally and will also provide a communication link between the School Admissions Office and OMSAS. 

The Associate Dean, Admissions will create an environment that encourages and supports innovation, transparency, diversity and social accountability. Candidates are expected to have established leadership and team building capacities and an interest and commitment to support educational scholarship in medical/dental education.

He/she will preferably be a clinician or clinician scientist and hold at minimum an MD or DDS equivalent, be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario in accordance with the appropriate licensing body and must be certified, or eligible for certification as a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the College of Family Physicians of Canada or the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario, and hold an active faculty appointment with Schulich Medicine & Dentistry.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Vice Dean, Medical Education, Schulich Medicine & Dentistry. The Associate Dean appointment is for a five year period, normally renewable once upon satisfactory review.  Anticipated start date is July 1, 2017 or as negotiated.

Interested candidates should submit letter of interest and a CV outlining their research, teaching, and administrative experience and interests, including future directions, together with the names and addresses of three referees no later than April 20, 2017 to:

Dr. Bertha Garcia, Vice Dean, Medical Education
Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Room 3701A, Clinical Skills Building
Western University
London, Ontario N6A 5C1
FAX: (519) 850-2357

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/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, 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 Brigitte Neale at phone 519-661-2111 ext. 82698.