Endowed Chair – Dr. Gillian Gilchrist Chair in Palliative Care Research
Queen’s University and Lakeridge Health invite applications for the joint position of the inaugural Dr. Gillian Gilchrist Chair in Palliative Care Research. We are searching for an outstanding academic physician with proven administrative experience and leadership and clinical skills who, as Chair, will provide regional, provincial and national leadership in palliative care medicine. At Lakeridge Health, the Gilchrist Chair holder will provide exemplary clinical services in palliative care within the Durham region and develop innovative approaches to the delivery of interdisciplinary palliative care. As a geographical full-time member of the School of Medicine at Queen’s University, it is expected that the incumbent will conduct high quality research and scholarship in palliative medicine, engage in the teaching, training, supervision and mentorship of undergraduate students and graduate and postgraduate trainees. It is anticipated that the Chair holder will devote a significant portion of his or her time to research, scholarship and innovation within the discipline of palliative medicine. The individual holding the Gilchrist Chair in Palliative Care will have the award for five years, renewable for five years. This position is available July 1, 2016.
Qualified applicants must provide evidence of expertise and experience, and appropriate clinical qualifications in palliative medicine. The candidate must demonstrate an ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment as well demonstration of an established research program and a record of scholarly achievement. Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The successful applicant must demonstrate strong leadership skills and he or she would be expected to provide evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment and excellent communications. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience in a Queen’s University School of Medicine department that houses his or her 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 Barry Guppy, Search Committee Co-Chairs, c/o Ms. Andrea Sealy, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, Queen’s University, 18 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L3N6 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Review of applications and nominations will commence in May and will continue until the position is filled. Support to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs, will be provided in the recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Ms. Sealy.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Queen’s University has an employment equity program and 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.
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.
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 Andrea Sealy, Senior Staffing Officer, Macklem House, 18 Barrie Street, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6. E-mail: email@example.com. 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.