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Applications and nominations are invited for the position of Head of the Department of Public Health Sciences, in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University: https://phs.queensu.ca/.

For this tenured position, we are searching for an outstanding academic at the rank of Professor, with proven leadership and administrative skills. The ideal candidate will be an innovative and visionary thinker who has experience in interdisciplinary environments, demonstrated excellence in teaching and curriculum development, and a well established and independent research program that has made internationally recognized contributions to scholarship. Candidates must have a PhD, MD or equivalent. As Head, the successful candidate will draw on strong interpersonal and organizational skills in their efforts to foster excellence in research and teaching at all levels of undergraduate and graduate education within the Department. In the case of an exceptional candidate, a tenured appointment at the rank of Associate Professor would be considered.

The Department has research strengths in the study of cancer, its causes and its treatment, applied biostatistics and public health, health services, health economics, mental health, developmental disabilities, injury, cardiovascular disease, and the health of children from local through international settings.  In addition to supporting four graduate programs (MSc Epidemiology, MSc Biostatistics, Master of Public Health, PhD Public Health Sciences), departmental faculty are also primary members of many leading health research units on campus including the Health Services and Policy Research Institute, ICES Queen's, the Queen's Cancer Research Institute, and the Canadian Cancer Trials Group.  

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.  Queen’s University is situated on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe, in historic Kingston, on the shores 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. Visit Inclusive Queen’s for information on equity, diversity and inclusion resources and initiatives: https://www.queensu.ca/inclusive/content/home. For additional information about Queen’s, please visit www.queensu.ca

 

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: http://www.queensu.ca/humanresources/ Additional information about Queen’s University can be found on the Faculty Recruitment and Support website: https://www.queensu.ca/facultyrecruitment.  

 

Applications and nominations are to be directed to: Dr. Michael Kawaja, Chair of the Search Committee, c/o Ms. Katie Roberts, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, Queen’s University, 18 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6. Electronic submissions can be forwarded to katie.roberts@queensu.ca. Nominations are to include a brief rationale for suggesting the individual. All applications and nominations must be submitted by December 31, 2019. 

A complete application consists of: 

•      a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the following paragraph);

•      a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications); 

•      a statement of research interests; 

•      a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and, 

•      The names and contact information of three references.

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 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.

 

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. 

 

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. Katie Roberts at the contact information as detailed above.

 

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://www.qufa.ca

 

 

Queen’s University, and its Faculty of Health Sciences, are situated on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory.

The time for a bold, new vision of change and disruption in pedagogy, research and clinical care is now. Disruptive innovations and advanced technologies are fundamentally changing how health care will be delivered in the future and how those delivering care will be educated and trained.  This is an exciting, transformational opportunity for a passionate, forward-thinking leader to join Queen’s as its next Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences

Queen’s has a rich academic tradition dating back to 1841. Located in Kingston, Ontario — one of Canada's most vibrant small cities — Queen’s consistently ranks among Canada's very best universities.  Its Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) consists of the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing and the School of Rehabilitation Therapy. Together, the schools provide undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate education in medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, rehabilitation science, healthcare quality, aging and health, biomedical sciences and population health sciences.

The Faculty is home to 877 staff, 561 full time and 1340 adjunct faculty, including 400 academic clinicians who are responsible for much of the medical care delivered in Kingston.  The FHS offers 64 individual programs across the three schools, supporting 3000 of the best and brightest students from across Canada and around the world. In 2018, the Faculty had 1,667 applications for 140 seats in undergraduate nursing, 1,862 applications for 136 seats in occupational & physical therapy and 5,069 applications for 100 seats in medicine. The School of Medicine trains approximately 550 residents.

The Faculty is also home to a large research program, with 16 research centres and institutes and revenues ranging from $75 to $119 million annually over the last seven years. The Faculty’s research plan capitalizes on excellent relationships with the university, its hospital partners and their research institutes, and collaborators and industry partners across Canada and around the globe. 

Over the last decade consistent efforts have been made to bring the three schools together. The Faculty has a unifying strategic framework, which has resulted in the establishment of shared values and a shared vision:

In the Faculty of Health Sciences, we ask questions, seek answers, advance care and inspire change.

As Dean, you bring to Queen’s a compelling, inclusive and unifying vision for the Faculty that will set it and its three schools apart in a competitive market for funding and talented faculty and students.  Reporting to the Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), you lead efforts that build on the Faculty’s successes and advance its strategic priorities, mission and vision.  This involves leveraging Queen’s and the Faculty’s excellent reputation, strong alumni network, and the strength of its faculty and students. With a focus on diversifying the faculty and student body, you promote innovative and inclusive academic programs, enhance inter-professional and inter-disciplinary collaboration, and intensify research to raise to raise the Faculty’s international profile and rankings. You model and promote the values of diversity, equity, inclusion and Indigeneity in the faculty’s teaching and research and in its service to the community.  Your role includes administrative oversight of budgeting and operational planning as well as relationship building within the University and externally with governments, health care and research partners, alumni, domestic and international funding agencies, industry partners, and donors.  

Unique to the Dean’s mandate is their role as the Director of the School of Medicine and Chief Executive Officer of the Southeastern Ontario Academic Medical Organization (SEAMO), the Alternative Funding Plan Agreement between the members of SEAMO, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and the Ontario Medical Association. In support of the Faculty’s mission, SEAMO’s research initiatives and academic programs include the clinician scientist program, the clinician educational scholar program, the medical education development program and the SEAMO innovation fund.

As the ideal candidate, you are a bold leader, known to drive change, promote the use of digital technologies, and question the status quo. You have an unwavering commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and to enhancing opportunities for indigenous students and faculty to thrive and excel at Queen’s.  You are an exceptional administrator, scholar, clinician and physician who is comfortable guiding skilled teams and navigating a complex, multi-stakeholder health system and academic enterprise. Peers, students, staff, alumni, donors and health care partners value your authenticity, professionalism and consensus-oriented approach to leadership.

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 LGBTQ2S 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 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: Collin Ritch (critch@boyden.com).

If you are interested in the opportunity to lead the Queen’s Faculties of Health Sciences, please send your résumé and cover letter to Michael Naufal and Collin Ritch at critch@boyden.com

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

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.