Academic Family Physician - Research Director

Queen’s University                                                                          

Department of Family Medicine

Academic Family Physician - Research Director

The Department of Family Medicine seeks a full-time academic family physician - Research Director (incumbent will be eligible for an endowed chair).

The position as Director of Research includes the role of Director, Centre for Studies in Primary Care. Preference will be given to senior scholars whose research and teaching clearly demonstrate a focus on primary care research. As Director of the Centre for Studies in Primary Care (CSPC) and an Academic Family Physician, the incumbent will report to the Head of the Department of Family Medicine.

The incumbent will be eligible for an endowed chair: The Walter Rosser Chair in Family Medicine Research. This prestigious position recognizes the pioneering work of Dr. Rosser in advancing the research contributions of family physicians in the advancement of clinical care of our patients. 

The preferred candidate will have a combination of academic and clinical experience, with demonstrated clinical expertise in family medicine, will exhibit strong potential for innovative and scholarly research, and provide evidence of an ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment.

Clinical responsibilities will be based at the Queen’s Family Health Team in Kingston and include taking call approximately two nights per month and four weekends per year. 

Academic responsibilities include a combination of teaching, supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate learners and scholarly activity.

Preference will be given to applicants who can provide evidence of current involvement and commitment to education through the submission of an educational dossier and the identification of referees who can attest to the applicant’s educational expertise.  A Master’s level degree is considered an asset.

Applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario on or before the appointment start date, and candidates should have a current, valid certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

We are committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcome applications from individuals from equity-seeking groups such as women, racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, persons with a disability, persons who identify in the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, and others who reflect the diversity of Canadian society. 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. We will provide support in the application processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility and accommodation needs during the interview process. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Laura Kennedy in The Department of Family Medicine via email:

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to 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 continue until the position is filled. Applicants are asked to send a curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three referees and a letter outlining how current qualifications and experience match our requirements to:

Dr. Michael Green, Head

Department of Family Medicine, Queen’s University

220 Bagot Street, PO Bag 8888, Kingston, Ontario K7L 5E9