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Queen’s University invites internal applications for the position of Head of the Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine. We are searching for an outstanding academic physician with a record of administrative leadership and excellence in research and clinical skills. The Head will be responsible for managing teams that foster continuing excellence in teaching, patient care and research at Queen’s and its affiliated teaching hospitals, Hotel Dieu Hospital, Kingston General Hospital and Providence Care. The qualified applicant must provide evidence of an ability to lead and work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment and have a demonstrated record of scholarly achievement. Applicants 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 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. Christopher Simpson and Michael Fitzpatrick, Search Committee Co-Chairs, c/o Katie Roberts, 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 on January 4, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Support to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that considers an applicant’s accessibility needs, will be provided in the recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Katie Roberts as indicated above.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQA+ 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; 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 University invites internal applications for the position of Head of the Department of Critical Care Medicine. We are searching for an outstanding academic physician with proven administrative experience and leadership and clinical skills who, as Head, will develop and manage teams that will foster continuing excellence in patient care, teaching and research at Queen’s and its affiliated teaching hospital, Kingston Health Sciences Centre (including Kingston General Hospital and Hotel Dieu Hospital). The qualified applicant must provide evidence of an ability to lead and work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment as well as demonstrated record of scholarly achievement.

Operating at the Kingston General Hospital site of the Kingston Health Sciences Centre in a medical/surgical ICU with 33 beds and over 1200 admissions per year the Critical Care Medicine service provides tertiary critical care services for the region of Southeastern Ontario. The Department delivers a fully Royal College-accredited Critical Care Medicine training program and has a highly productive research program with an international reputation for innovation and excellence. For further information, please visit: https://criticalcare.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: Dr. Jane Philpott and Dr. Michael Fitzpatrick, Search Committee Co-Chairs, c/o Katie Roberts, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, Queen’s University, 18 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6 or by email to katie.roberts@queensu.ca. Review of applications and nominations will commence January 4, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Support to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that considers an applicant’s accessibility needs, will be provided in the recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Katie Roberts as indicated above. 

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen's is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQA+ 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; 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.

Applications are invited for the position of Head, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University, and its affiliated teaching hospitals. The ideal candidate will be an innovative and visionary thinker who has experience in interdisciplinary environments, demonstrated excellence in teaching and a well-established and independent research program that has made internationally recognized contributions to scholarship. 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.

Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent) and be eligible for licensure in Ontario and must have an FRCPC or equivalent. The successful applicant will hold a Geographically Full-Time academic appointment at Queen’s University. Preference will be given to applicants with at least 10 years’ experience, proven leadership abilities and research success. However, all applicants with a desire to join a cohesive and growing academic department are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will participate in shared Physiatry consultation service and management for the MSK/Amputee/General Rehabilitation and/or Stroke Rehabilitation. Outpatient clinical opportunities also exist in physical medicine, electrodiagnosis, all neurorehabilitation populations and amputee rehabilitation, depending on the candidate’s clinical interests.

The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is located at Providence Care Hospital and provides local and regional clinical rehabilitation services (outpatient and inpatient), undergraduate health sciences training, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons accredited postgraduate training and relevant clinically based research.  The Department is responsible for consultation support for 60 rehabilitation beds. The Division of Hospital Medicine, and 2 nurse practitioners provide primary care for all of the inpatient rehabilitation services.  

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).

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen's is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQA+ 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 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 January 4, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. A complete application will include: curriculum vitae, letter of application and the names and addresses of three referees. Applications are to be directed to Dr. Jane Philpott, Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences c/o Katie Roberts, Senior Staffing Officer as indicated below. 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 Katie Roberts.

Dr. Jane Philpott | Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University | 18 Barrie Street, Kingston ON, K7L 3J6 |

E-mail: katie.roberts@queensu.ca 

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.

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.