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Queen's University

Academic Neurologist-Epilepsy Specialist

Canada-Ontario-Kingston

Posted 8 Days Ago4221-1556386

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Queen's University


Job Description

Academic Neurologist – Epilepsy Specialist                                     

Queen’s Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, is seeking a qualified epilepsy specialist to join our busy epilepsy service. Clinical responsibilities would include epilepsy clinics, EEG interpretation, supervision of EEG and video long-term monitoring and rotations on the inpatient neurology and consultation services. The Division, in collaboration with Neurosurgery is developing plans for epilepsy surgery. The EEG department is very well equipped to support this new activity.  

Research expertise in genetic aspects of epilepsy would be an asset.  Experience in Neuroimaging is required.  The Division has an established residency program in Neurology and demonstrated ability and interest in teaching students at all levels is required. There are many opportunities for collaborative research at Queen’s including with our Centre for Neuroscience Studies. Strong potential for innovative and scholarly research would be expected and evidence of collaborative work is required.  

Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefit plan.  Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.   

Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Neurology in the Province of Ontario by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and 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 Neurology and have passed the CSCN examination in EEG.  

One of Canada’s leading universities, Queen’s has a long reputation for academic excellence, research, and a diverse and vibrant learning environment.  With its strong tradition of public service, the University has helped to shape Canadian values and policies, educating notable political and cultural figures.  Queen’s is located in the heart of the community in historic Kingston, midpoint between Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa, the nation’s capital.   

Applications, which are to include a letter summarizing expertise, qualifications and accomplishments relevant to the position together with a curriculum vitae, a brief bio and the names and full contact information of three referees, are to be directed to:  Dr. S.L. Archer, Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, c/o Mrs. Jennifer Andersen, Staffing and Administrative Coordinator, Etherington Hall, 94 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6.  Email:  jennifer.andersen@queensu.ca.  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. 

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

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: jennifer.andersen@queensu.ca


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Queen's University
Dr. S.L. Archer
Professor and Head, Department of Medicine

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