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Queen's University

Academic Respirologist with Expertise in Sleep Medicine



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Department of Medicine, Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 

Job Description

Queen’s University Department of Medicine, Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine is seeking a qualified Respirologist with Expertise in Sleep Medicine. The Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine at Queen’s University provides specialist clinical care to a large catchment area, and has an active subspecialty training program, as well as externally funded research programs. Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefit plan. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

In addition to a major focus of providing exemplary clinical service in sleep medicine, the successful applicant will have the opportunity to engage in independent research activity in the field of sleep medicine and respirology. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level with preference given to those who demonstrate potential for independent research activity in sleep medicine and respirology. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the administrative functions of the University and hospitals and to collaborate with, and support, other research activity in the Department of Medicine. He/she will be expected to provide evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment, excellent communication skills and a strong academic portfolio. Protected research time will be considered for an appropriate candidate.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure by 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 Respirology. In addition, the successful candidate will have completed Sleep Medicine training of at least one year in duration and will be able to demonstrate excellence in the performance and interpretation of sleep studies as well as be eligible to practice sleep medicine in Ontario. One of Canada’s leading universities, Queen’s has a reputation for academic excellence, research, and a diverse and vibrant learning environment. Kingston is situated in the heart of historic Southeastern Ontario on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario, midpoint between Montreal and Toronto.

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. Email: .

Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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.

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:

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Queen's UniversityDr. S.L. Archer c/o: Jennifer AndersenProfessor and Head, Department of
Posting Date: 29-Dec-2016Respirology Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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