Plastic Surgery – Academic Surgeon
Queen’s University Department of Surgery (www.surgery.queensu.ca) invites applications for a full-time academic Plastic Surgeon who has fellowship training in reconstructive micro surgery and hand/wrist surgery. An interest in peripheral nerve surgery would also be an asset. The successful candidate will be required to collaborate with Plastic and General Surgeons at the Kingston General and Hotel Dieu Hospitals as well as physicians in cognate departments, including the Division of Orthopedic surgery. Candidates must have an excellent record of success working in multi-disciplinary clinical environments.
There will be significant academic expectations and preference will be given to applicants who exhibit strong potential for establishing and sustaining a research program. As a full time member of the Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, he or she will also be expected to contribute to the teaching, supervision and mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students. Successful applicants will have demonstrated the potential to make outstanding educational contributions.
Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed postgraduate / fellowship qualifications prior to appointment, and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD. The successful applicant will hold a Full-Time appointment at Queen’s University at an academic rank commensurate with qualifications.
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 review of applications will begin on August 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Starting date is flexible. Applicants should forward a copy of their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to Dr. John Rudan, Head, Department of Surgery, Queen's University, Victory 3, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7, Fax: (613) 544-9174, Email: deptsurgery@KGH.kari.net
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 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 the Department of Surgery at the email or fax number above.