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Queen's University, Department of Medicine

Academic Geriatric Medicine Physician



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Queen's University, Department of Medicine

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The Department of Medicine, Queen's University, invites applications for a Geographically Full-time appointment in the Division of Geriatric Medicine. The incumbent will assist the Division in fulfilling its academic and clinical missions within the Department of Medicine.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario; preference will be given to those who either hold or are eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Internal Medicine with fellowship training in Geriatric Medicine. In addition to a major focus of providing exemplary clinic service, the successful applicant must demonstrate strong potential for teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, engage in collaborative research and contribute to the administrative functions of the University and hospitals. Strong potential for innovative and scholarly research would be expected. 

The successful applicant must demonstrate strong leadership skills and he/she would be expected to provide evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment, excellent communication skills and a strong academic portfolio. It is anticipated that the successful applicant will play a leadership role in the development of an interdisciplinary Memory Clinic Program in collaboration with colleagues from Geriatric Psychiatry and the Division of Neurology.

Queen’s is one of Canada’s leading universities with an international reputation for scholarship, social purpose, spirit and diversity. Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefit plan. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. 

Applications are to include a letter summarizing expertise, qualifications and accomplishments relevant to the position together with a curriculum vitae and the names and full contact information of three referees.

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. S.L. Archer, Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, c/o Jennifer Andersen, Etherington Hall, 94 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6


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 invited 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: Mrs. Jennifer Andersen, email:

Review of applications will commence May 6, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. 



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Queen's University, Department of Medicine
Dr. S.L. Archer
Professor and Head, Department of Medicine
Posting Date: 20-Apr-2017Geriatric Medicine Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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