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Vice-Dean, Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University

and Vice President, Health Sciences Research, Kingston Health Sciences Centre

Applications and nominations are invited for the joint position of Vice-Dean, Research, Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) at Queen’s University and Vice President, Health Sciences Research at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). We are searching for an individual that will embody the FHS and KHSC research missions of enhancing the health and well-being of the people of Canada and the world through research, education and the translation of new knowledge into practice. This advancement of knowledge brings evidence into practice for the benefit and empowerment of our patients, their families and our medical community. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding academic having an established record as a research scientist and proven administrative experience. This individual will be an innovative leader who will draw on strong interpersonal and organizational skills to direct the development and implementation of strategic plans required to attain the goals of the integrated research vision of the Faculty and the Hospital.

The successful incumbent will be responsible for providing leadership for the research portfolio of FHS and KHSC. The incumbent acts as President and CEO of both the Kingston General Hospital Research Institute (KGHRI) and the Hotel Dieu Hospital Research Institute (HDHRI) and as such, reports to the Institute Boards. As President and CEO, the incumbent has corporate responsibility for all activities of the Institutes, including financial management. The incumbent will be responsible for the management of Faculty and Hospital research related resources, including space allocation. The incumbent will also be expected to build and maintain a culture of research and enquiry in the Faculty and Hospital.

Queen’s University is located in historic Kingston, on the shores of Lake Ontario, with easy access to Montreal, Toronto & Ottawa. This university city of approximately 150,000 offers a unique mix of year- round recreational, cultural and academic opportunities. Queen's University is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which attract outstanding students. It has a community spirit and amenities unmatched by any other Canadian university. Queen’s University is consistently ranked as a leader in Canadian post-secondary education and research. Attracting the very best students and faculty, Queen’s aspires to become a global leader in these areas.

Kingston Health Sciences Centre is southeastern Ontario’s complex, acute and specialty care, research and teaching hospital.  Consisting of our Hotel Dieu Hospital site and Kingston General Hospital site, as well as the Cancer Centre of Southeastern Ontario and two research institutes, KHSC provides care for more than 500,000 patients and families from across our region. As one of Kingston’s largest employers, KHSC is home to nearly 5,000 staff, more than 2,000 health-care learners and 1,000 volunteers who are committed to partnering with patients and families to ensure provision of high quality, compassionate care. Fully affiliated with Queen’s University, KHSC is ranked as one of Canada’s top research hospitals.

Applications and nominations, the former to be accompanied by a letter summarizing research, leadership and administrative experience, a curriculum vitae and the names and full contact information of three referees, are to be directed to: Dr. Richard Reznick and Dr. David Pichora, Search Committee Co-Chairs, c/o Mr. Joel Gillis, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, Queen’s University, 18 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6 or by e-mail to joel.gillis@queensu.ca.

Review of applications and nominations will commence immediately 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 Mr. Gillis at the contact information as detailed above.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.


Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation 

The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is seeking a family or internal medicine physician for a part-time position, as a hospitalist on the inpatient rehabilitation ward at Providence Care Hospital.  Funding for this appointment is provided through Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Association (SEAMO).

The position offers an opportunity to become a member of the interdisciplinary teams which provide medical care and rehabilitation services to patients recovering from acquired brain injury, spinal cord injury and a variety of musculoskeletal conditions, in association with attending GFT physiatrists, house staff, nursing and rehabilitation team members. The successful candidate must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and have current valid certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.  Candidates must demonstrate evidence of an ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative work environment.

The Queen’s University Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation provides local and regional clinical rehabilitation programs (outpatient and inpatient), undergraduate Health Sciences training, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons accredited postgraduate training and relevant clinically based research.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.  If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Ms. Heather-Ann Thompson in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Providence Care Hospital (613)-544-4900  Ext. 53293.

Review of applications is currently ongoing and will continue until the position is filled.  Letters of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees should be directed to:

Dr. Stephen Bagg, Head

Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Providence Care Hospital

752 King St. West, Kingston, Ontario  K7L 4X3

Tel:  (613) 544-4900 Ext.53293;   Fax:  (613) 544-4614

Inquiries:  sdb@queensu.ca


Academic Head, Department of Surgery

Queen’s University and affiliated Teaching Hospitals

Kingston, Ontario

Applications are invited for the position of Head of the Department of Surgery, in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University and its affiliated teaching hospitals. We are searching for an outstanding academic physician with proven administrative experience and strong leadership skills who, as Head, will draw on strong interpersonal and organizational skills to develop and manage teams that will foster excellence in teaching, patient care and research within the Department. The qualified applicant must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The Department of Surgery includes the divisions of: Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, and Vascular Surgery. The Department has a complement of 46 Geographical Full-Time surgeons including two SEAMO Clinician Scientists and one SEAMO Medical Education Scholar, along with 34 Adjunct appointees from various academic fields. Both General Surgery and Orthopedics have accredited residency training programs. The Department has been amongst the first in Canada to introduce Competency Based Education to all its training programs. This ambitious endeavor has been a major success and is positioning the University as a leader in medical education across the country. The Department contributes to teaching undergraduate medical students as well as, graduate students at the Masters, PhD and postdoctoral levels.

The Department of Surgery has a strong history of research activities. This commitment is strengthened by the support of a CIHR Tier II Canada Research Chair, a Queen’s National Scholar, an endowed departmental research chair, a departmentally-based PhD Epidemiologist, as well as, several cross appointed researchers. The collaborative research efforts of the Department cover a broad range of scholarship initiatives, including clinical trials, educational research and basic and translational research. There is a strong emphasis in bringing clinician investigators into research teams that include other disciplines in the Faculty of Health Sciences and colleagues from across campus. In particular, there are strong collaborations between the Department and the academic departments of engineering, computer sciences and neurosciences.  Tissue engineering, image guided surgery and nuclear magnetic resonance intra-operative characterization of tissue are emerging strengths.   Further information may be obtained by visiting the Department of Surgery website at http://surgery.queensu.ca/              

Queen’s University medical school, its clinical teachers and our affiliated hospitals have shown leadership in creating and implementing a unique alternative funding plan that supports both the clinical and academic missions.

Queen’s University is located in historic Kingston, on the shores of Lake Ontario, with easy access to Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa.  This university city of approximately 150,000 offers a unique mix of year-round recreational, cultural and academic opportunities. Queen's University is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which attract outstanding students. It has a community spirit and amenities unmatched by any other Canadian university. Queen’s University is consistently ranked as a leader in Canadian post-secondary education and research. Attracting the very best students and faculty, Queen’s aspires to become a global leader in these areas.  Our affiliated teaching hospital, Kingston Health Sciences Centre is southeastern Ontario’s complex, acute and specialty care, research and teaching hospital.  It cares for more than 500,000 patients and their families from across our region.

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: Dean Richard Reznick and Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, Search Committee Co-Chairs, c/o Ms. Christine Irving, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, Queen’s University, 18 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6 or by e-mail to fhsstaffing@queensu.ca.

Review of applications and nominations will commence immediately 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. Irving at the contact information as detailed above.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ persons.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.


Vice-Dean (Health Sciences) and Director, School of Nursing

Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University 

The Faculty of Health Sciences, Queens University invites nominations, applications and expressions of interest for the position of Vice-Dean (Health Sciences) and Director, School of Nursing with the appointment to be effective July 2019.  This is a tenured faculty position and rank will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s academic qualifications.

Queens University is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which attract outstanding students. It has a community spirit and amenities unmatched by any other Canadian university.  Queens University is consistently ranked as a leader in Canadian post- secondary education and research. Attracting the very best students and faculty, Queens aspires to become a global leader in these areas.  Queens University is located in historic Kingston, on the shore of Lake Ontario, with easy access to Montreal, Toronto, Ottawa & the U.S. border.  This university city of approximately 150,000 offers a unique mix of year-round recreational, cultural and academic opportunities. For additional information about Queens, please visit  www.queensu.ca

In 2016, Queens School of Nursing celebrated the 75th anniversary of its founding, which is a true milestone for a Canadian nursing school. There has been substantial growth over the last decade in both the undergraduate and postgraduate programs.  The School is now home to approximately 475 undergraduate students and 180 graduate students including over 100 students in a new and exciting graduate program in Health Quality.  The School has the unique advantage of being an integral member of Queens Faculty of Health Sciences, which also includes the School of Medicine and the School of Rehabilitation Therapy. Additional information is available at  https://nursing.queensu.ca/

Reporting to the Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, the Vice-Dean (Health Sciences) and Director, School of Nursing will provide strategic direction, academic planning leadership and evoke the mission of the School to achieve the highest possible standards in nursing education. Working in collaboration with the Associate Directors, faculty and staff, the Director will promote a positive environment within the School, foster relationships with both internal and external partners, and will provide academic and administrative oversight for the financial, educational, research and human resources of the School.

The Director will have a PhD in nursing or a related field and will be a recognized scholar with strong achievements in nursing research, teaching and scholarly activities. In addition, they will be a strategic leader with proven administrative experience and will have both the ability and vision to lead academic development in an exciting environment of growth.  A collaborative and collegial style, communication and interpersonal skills, experience building internal and external relationships and a creative approach to problem solving are required.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queens is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

The Search Committee will begin consideration of candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a letter of interest and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without consent of the applicant) should be submitted to Dean Reznick, Committee Chair, c/o Sarah Cameron, Boyden Global Executive Search, 120 Adelaide St. West, Suite 905, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5H 1T1 or by e-mail to queensnursing@boyden.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted. 

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.  If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Sarah Cameron, Boyden Global Executive Search, 120 Adelaide St. West, Suite 905, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5H 1T1 or by e-mail to queensnursing@boyden.com.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/co… and at http://www.qufa.ca. 


Head, Department of Diagnostic Radiology

Queen’s University and Affiliated Teaching Hospitals

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Applications are invited for the position of Head of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at Queen’s University and its affiliated teaching hospitals, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) and Providence Care. We are searching for an outstanding academic physician with proven administrative experience, leadership and clinical skills who will draw on strong interpersonal and organizational skills to develop and manage teams that will foster excellence in teaching, patient care and research within the Department and the region. The successful candidate should be licensed, or be eligible for licensure, with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. It is also expected that the successful candidate will hold certification in Diagnostic Radiology with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or international equivalent.

KHSC is a busy 478 bed tertiary care and trauma hospital. As the only tertiary care centre in southeastern Ontario, it has a large referral base, with a busy clinical practice, providing the opportunity to encounter a complete range of disease processes. The radiology practice is comprised of 25 subspecialty radiologists with recognized excellence in Radiology teaching. The candidate will be active as teaching faculty for our residency program, currently comprised of 15 residents. This can include inter-disciplinary and undergraduate level teaching.

Queens University, KHSC and Providence Care are located in historic Kingston, on the shores of Lake Ontario, with easy access to Montreal, Toronto & Ottawa.  This university city of approximately 150,000 offers a unique mix of year- round recreational, cultural and academic opportunities.    Queen's University is recognized nationally and internationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which attract outstanding students. It has a community spirit and amenities unmatched by any other Canadian university.

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: Dr. Christopher Simpson and Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, Search Committee Co-Chairs, c/o Ms. Christine Irving, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, Queen’s University, 18 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6 or by e-mail to fhsstaffing@queensu.ca.

Review of applications and nominations will commence immediately 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, please contact Ms. Irving at the contact information as detailed above.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.


Academic Scholars in Medical Education

The School of Medicine at Queen’s University is currently seeking Medical Education Scholars to join an academy of educational leaders, enabling continuous implementation of best principles and leading practices in medical education. Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed postgraduate qualifications prior to appointment, be eligible for licensure in Ontario and have outstanding emerging or established research programs in medical education. Successful candidates will be provided a minimum of 50% protected time to pursue research activities. They will also be expected to contribute to the teaching, supervision and mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students. Academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. For further information on the School of Medicine, please visit http://meds.queensu.ca/.

Review of applications is on-going for 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled.  Applications are to include a full curriculum vita, a description of research accomplishments and future directions, and evidence of involvement in, and commitment to, medical education. Identification of three referees who can attest to the applicant’s research capabilities and educational experience is requested. Applications are to be directed to: Dr. Richard Reznick, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, c/o Patti Castro Evaristo, Macklem House, 18 Barrie Street, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6. E-mail: patti.evaristo@queensu.ca.  The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Ms. Sealy.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

All candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.  To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.