Academic Adult Psychiatrist

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Academic Adult Psychiatrist

Department of Psychiatry, Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario, Canada

The Department of Psychiatry at Queen’s University is seeking academic psychiatrists to assist in the treatment of individuals with serious and persistent mental illnesses.

Applicants should have a senior academic track record and experience in clinical psychiatry as well as a proven record of research focus. Applicants must demonstrate outstanding teaching contributions, as well as proven commitment to providing exemplary clinical service within an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent). Successful candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and preference will be given to applicants who have specialty certification from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada or the American Board of Specialties.

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 (


The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQA+ 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.


Applications are to include a letter summarizing qualifications and experience, a full curriculum vitae as well as the names and full contact information of three references. 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. Claudio Soares, Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Providence Care Hospital, 752 King Street West, Kingston ON, Canada K7L 4X3. Phone: (613) 544-4900 ext 53335; Fax: (613) 548-5580; Email: For further inquiries and detailed information regarding remuneration, please contact Dr. Soares.

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: Krista Robertson, Administrative Assistant, Department of Psychiatry, Queen’s University. 613-544-4900 ext.53335

Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the positions are filled.