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Head, Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine

  • Published Tue Jul 7th 2015

    Applications are invited for the position of Head of the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine at Queen’s University and its fully affiliated teaching hospitals, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston General Hospital and Providence Care. We are searching for an academic physician with proven administrative experience and leadership skills who, as Head, will develop and manage teams that will foster continuing excellence in teaching, patient care and research within the Department and the region. The qualified applicant must be eligible for licensure in Ontario.

    Encompassing the five divisions of Anatomic Pathology, Hematopathology, Genetics, Clinical Microbiology and Clinical Chemistry, the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine has comprehensive programs in education, research and clinical care. With more than 50 departmental faculty, the Department is engaged in teaching laboratory medicine and the pathogenesis of disease; training the next generation of biomedical research scientists and laboratory physicians; conducting basic and translational research, including gene expression profiling, which advances the understanding and treatment of disease; and delivering diagnostic services and clinical programs to the people of southeastern Ontario. The Department currently has in excess of $4.5M in research grant funding. Further information may be obtained by visiting the Department’s web site at http://www.path.queensu.ca/.

    Applications and nominations, the former to be accompanied by a letter summarizing leadership and administrative experience, a curriculum vitae and the names and full contact information of three referees, are to be directed to: Drs. Richard Reznick and John Leverette, Search Committee Co-Chairs, c/o Ms. Andrea Sealy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, Queen’s University, 18 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6 or by e-mail to andrea.sealy@queensu.ca. Review of applications and nominations will commence in mid-September and will continue until the position is filled. Support to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs, will be provided in the recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Ms.Sealy.


    One of Canada’s leading universities, Queen’s has a long-standing reputation for academic excellence, research and a diverse and vibrant learning environment. With its strong tradition of public service, the University has helped to shape Canadian values and policies, educating notable political and cultural figures.

    Queen’s University is located in the heart of the community in historic Kingston, midpoint between Montreal Toronto and Ottawa, the nation’s capital. www.queensu.ca/humanresources

    The University and Hospitals are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.