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Queen’s University Department of Oncology (https://oncology.queensu.ca/) invites applications for a full-time academic Medical Oncologist. Preference will be given to a candidate with specialized training and/or significant experience in treating Lung, GU or Head and Neck cancers. The preferred candidate will have a strong academic profile with demonstrated achievement (or potential for achievement) in research, education or quality improvement that compliments the current academic work in the Division, and that is aligned with the Department’s strategic priorities.  At a minimum, candidates will be expected to have had 1-2 years of fellowship experience after their sub-specialty training. The identification of referees who can attest to the applicant’s clinical and academic expertise or potential will be required.

 

Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed postgraduate qualifications prior to appointment, and be eligible for licensure in Ontario. Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree and who have sub-specialty certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The successful applicant will hold a Full-Time academic appointment at Queen’s University. The successful candidate will be required to work closely with Radiation, Surgical Oncologists and Palliative Medicine physicians at the Kingston Health Science Centre and Providence Care. Applicants will also be involved in undergraduate and post graduate medical education, through the teaching, supervision and mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students.

 

Queen’s University is recognized nationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which attract outstanding students.  Queen’s University is an integral part of the vibrant Kingston community in the heart of the Thousand Islands region of southeastern Ontario.  It has a community spirit and amenities unmatched by any other Canadian university.  The University and the region offer an outstanding academic and community environment (www.queensu.ca).

 

Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with Federal Laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants from each job vacancy are Canadian citizens/permanent residents of Canada, Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applicants 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 review of applications will begin on April 1st, 2020and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should forward a copy of their curriculum vitae, letter of application and the names and addresses of three referees to Mary Maddalena-Berry, Acting Administrative Assistant, 25 King St West, Kingston, ON K7L 5P9 Email: oncdeptheadadmin@kingstonhsc.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 the Department of Oncology at the email.

The Cancer Centre of South Eastern Ontario in Kingston Ontario is currently recruiting for a temporary locum full time Medical Oncologist effective April 1, 2020 and ending Sept 30, 2020.  

Preference will be given to a candidate with experience in treating Lung, GU or Head and Neck cancers, but all applicants are welcome.   Duties will be predominantly clinical, including regular oncology clinics, and some inpatient coverage.  Locums may be involved in undergraduate and post graduate medical education, through the teaching, supervision and mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students at Queens. 

The identification of referees who can attest to the applicant’s clinical skills will be required. 

Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed postgraduate qualifications prior to appointment, and be eligible for licensure in Ontario. The successful applicant will hold a Term appointment at Kingston Health Sciences Centre.

The successful candidate will be required to work closely with Radiation, Surgical Oncologists and Palliative Medicine physicians at the Kingston Health Science Centre and Providence Care. 

Queen’s University is recognized nationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which attract outstanding students.  Queen’s University is an integral part of the vibrant Kingston community in the heart of the Thousand Islands region of southeastern Ontario.  It has a community spirit and amenities unmatched by any other Canadian university.  The University and the region offer an outstanding academic and community environment (www.queensu.ca).

Queen's is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and invites applications from all qualified individuals. We welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. To comply with Federal Laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants from each job vacancy are Canadian citizens/permanent residents of Canada, Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applicants 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 review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should forward a copy of their curriculum vitae, letter of application and the names and addresses of three referees to Dr. Andrew Robinson, Interim Head, Division of Medical Oncology, 25 King St West, Kingston, ON K7L 5P9. Email: oncdeptheadadmin@kingstonhsc.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 the Department of Oncology at the email.

Queen's University and Lakeridge Health invite applications for the position of the Dr. Gillian Gilchrist Chair in Palliative Care Research. We are searching for an outstanding Clinician-Scientist with proven academic, leadership and clinical experience who, as Chair, will add to the scholarship of Palliative Medicine at regional, provincial, and national levels.

At Lakeridge Health, the Gilchrist Chair holder will engage in clinical practice, including teaching, supervision, and mentorship of undergraduate and graduate students and postgraduate trainees while developing exemplary clinical services to advance palliative care provision within the Durham region. The Chair will help drive quality improvement and work to standardize palliative care across all Lakeridge sites. The incumbent will have a significant proportion of their time protected for high-quality research, scholarship and innovation within the discipline of Palliative Care Medicine.

The Gilchrist Chair in Palliative Care is awarded for an initial five years and is renewable for a subsequent five years.

Qualified applicants must provide evidence of expertise, experience, and appropriate clinical qualifications in specialist-level Palliative Medicine. The incumbent must be an established researcher with a record of scholarly achievement and demonstrate the ability to lead and work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. A CAC-PC from the CFPC, an RC Subspecialist in Palliative Care Medicine, or equivalent qualification is strongly preferred. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience in a Queen's University School of Medicine department that houses their specialty.

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 George Buldo, Search Committee Co-Chairs, c/o Ms. Katie Roberts, Senior Staffing Officer, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, Queen's University, 18 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L3N6 or by email to katie.roberts@queensu.ca. Review of applications and nominations will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Support will be provided 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 Katie Roberts at the contact information as detailed above.

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.

Queen’s and Lakeridge Health are 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.

The impact of certain circumstances that may legitimately affect a nominee’s record of research achievement will be given careful consideration when assessing the nominee’s research productivity. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions. 

 

Applications are invited for the positions of Head, Department of Surgery and Britton Smith Chair in Surgery in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University and its affiliated teaching hospitals. We are searching for a transformational leader who, as Head, will draw on strong interpersonal skills and creativity to inspire innovation. The preferred candidate will also bring a track record of success in academic leadership with the ability to manage teams that will foster excellence in teaching, patient care and research within the Department.

The Department of Surgery includes the divisions of: Cardiac Surgery, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Orthopedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery, Vascular Surgery and effective January 1, 2019 a Division of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck 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, endowed departmental research chairs, 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: Dr. Chris Simpson and Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, Search Committee Co-Chairs, c/o Ms. Katie Roberts, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, Queen’s University, 18 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6 or by e-mail to katie.roberts@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. Roberts 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.

The Departments of Biomedical & Molecular Sciences and Psychiatry in the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Centre for Neuroscience Studies at Queen’s University are seeking an outstanding early to mid-career scientist and educator with passion, energy, and a strong vision for innovative research in the area of neurobiology of aging and dementia.  The research strengths of the preferred candidate need to complement at least one of the existing fields of neuroscience specialization within the faculty, which include: (i) cellular/molecular neuroscience, (ii) systems neuroscience, (iii) cognitive/behavioural neuroscience, and (iv) clinical neuroscience.  More specifically, areas of particular interest include conditions associated with aging and neurological disease progression, such as but not limited to Alzheimer’s disease/dementia, Parkinson’s disease, mood disorders/depression, and autism spectrum disorders.  The preferred candidate will need to demonstrate that they are an emerging leader in innovative, translational research approaches and methodologies, including proven experience with pre-clinical rodent or non-human primate research models in neuroscience (including aging-related conditions) that could foster collaborations locally, nationally and internationally. 

Thus, the preferred candidate must have a distinguished track record of discovery and innovative research, and an ability to collaborate with colleagues in the Departments of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, the Department of Psychiatry, Providence Care Hospital, the Centre for Neuroscience Studies, as well as with other scientists and clinical researchers at Queen’s University. Evidence that the candidate has the capacity to develop and deliver educational content in the area of neuropharmacology to both undergraduate and graduate programs will be an important selection criterion as well.

This search is oriented toward a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with a preferred start date of January 1, 2021. A tenured position at the rank of Associate Professor may be considered in the case of an exceptional candidate. Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. As part of the submitted application, the successful candidate will: (i) provide evidence of high-quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer-assessed publications and an externally-funded world-class research program; and (ii) demonstrate strong potential to make outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the Departments’ programs. Applicants will be expected to provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will make contributions through service to the Departments, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

People from across Canada and around the world come to learn, teach and carry out research at Queen’s University. Faculty and their dependents are eligible for an extensive benefits package including prescription drug coverage, vision care, dental care, long term disability insurance, life insurance and access to the Employee and Family Assistance Program. You will also participate in a pension plan. Tuition assistance is available for qualifying employees, their spouses and dependent children.  Queen’s values families and is pleased to provide a ‘top up’ to government parental leave benefits for eligible employees on maternity/parental leave.  In addition, Queen’s provides partial reimbursement for eligible daycare expenses for employees with dependent children in daycare. Details are set out in the Queen’s-QUFA Collective Agreement. For more information on employee benefits, see Queen’s Human Resources.

Additional information about Queen’s University can be found on the Faculty Recruitment and Support website. The University is situated on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe, in historic Kingston on the shores of Lake Ontario. Kingston’s residents enjoy an outstanding quality of life with a wide range of cultural, recreational, and creative opportunities. Visit Inclusive Queen’s for information on equity, diversity and inclusion resources and initiatives.

Queen’s University is host to numerous research centres and research groups, housing scientists with research interests that will complement the successful applicant. These include the Centre for Neuroscience Studies (CNS); the Human Mobility Research Centre (HMRC Queen’s Chronic Pain Clinic at Hotel-Dieu Hospital); the Cardiac, Circulatory and Respiratory Research Group and Queen’s Cardiopulmonary Unit (QCPU); the Group for Research in Reproductive and Developmental Origins of Health, Disability and Disease; the Infection, Immunity and Inflammation Research Group; and the Queen’s Cancer Research Institute (QCRI). These groups and units maintain extensive collaborations with researchers locally, nationally, and internationally. They deploy an array of platforms to support transdisciplinary research teams interested in developing clinical tools for early diagnosis of disease, assessing prognosis and progression, and for predicting therapeutic response. Additionally, the Centre for Advanced Computing at Queen’s delivers a world-class high-performance computing environment and storage resources.

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 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.

In addition, the impact of certain circumstances that may legitimately affect a nominee’s record of research achievement will be given careful consideration when assessing the nominee’s research productivity. Candidates are encouraged to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions.

A complete application consists of:

  • a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
  • a current curriculum vitae (including a comprehensive list of publications, awards, and grants received);
  • a statement of current and prospective research interests and experience;
  • a statement of teaching experience and interests together with a teaching portfolio (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available);
  • the names and contact information of a minimum of three referees, one of whom must be at arm’s length.

The deadline for applications is January 31, 2020.  Applications will continue to be reviewed until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants are asked to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to the attention of Dr. Claudio Soares, Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, and to Dr. Lynne-Marie Postovit, Professor and Head, Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6. Please email to the attention of Ms. Jackie Moore in the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences at dbmsrecruit@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: Jackie Moore in the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences at dbmsrecruit@queensu.ca.

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/collective-agreement and at http://qufa.ca.

The Department of Psychiatry at Queen’s University is seeking an academic geriatric psychiatrist to join its Division of Geriatric Psychiatry as a Division Chair, and help enhance its mission (education, research and clinical) in the treatment of older individuals with mental illness.  Clinical work within the division will be provided through the Seniors Mental Health Program at Providence Care, a program that offers inpatient, outpatient and community outreach services for older adults in Southeastern Ontario.  Providence Care has a new, state-of-the art hospital that supports Geriatric Psychiatry and other mental health and geriatric-related programs in Kingston. The Division of Geriatric Psychiatry at Queen’s University has a Royal College Geriatric Psychiatry Residency Training program and clinical supervision of medical students, general psychiatry residents, geriatric psychiatry residents and international fellows will also be a component of the position. The Division has an active research program focused on health services research and quality improvement with great opportunities for research activities in other related areas.

Applicants should have a senior academic track record and experience in geriatric psychiatry as well as a proven interest and track record in research and/or education. Applicants must demonstrate leadership experience/skills as well as proven commitment to providing exemplary clinical service within an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. Successful candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and preference will be given to applicants who have specialty certification from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada or the American Board of Specialties.  Preference will also be given to individuals with current certification or eligibility for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada subspecialty certification in Geriatric Psychiatry.

Kingston is one of Canada’s most beautiful and historic cities.  Housing prices compare favorably with the rest of Canada.  Kingston is located only two and a half hours from the major Canadian cities of Toronto and Montreal, two hours from Canada’s capital of Ottawa and just a 20-minute drive from the American border.

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 qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 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: Marianne McGuire, Executive Assistant, Department of Psychiatry, Queen’s University. 613-544-4900 ext.73002

Applications are to include a letter summarizing qualifications and experience, full curriculum vitae as well as the names and full contact information of three references. 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. Complete applications are to be directed to Dr. Claudio Soares, Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Providence Care Hospital, 752 King Street West, Kingston ON, Canada K7L 4X3.  Phone:  (613) 544-4900 ext 73002; Fax:  (613) 548-5580; Email:  c.soares@queensu.ca For further inquiries and detailed information regarding remuneration, please contact Dr. Soares. Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the positions are filled.