Academic Gastroenterologist – Clinician Scientist

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Academic Gastroenterologist –

                         Clinician  Scientist                                

The Division of Gastroenterology within the Department of Medicine at Queen’s University invites applications for the position of an Academic Gastroenterologist. This is a Clinican Scientist role and the successful incumbent’s time will be heavily focused on research and scholarly activity. The Division of Gastroenterology is a collegial and supportive group of 11 academic gastroenterologists who provide specialist clinical care to a large catchment area. The division’s Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Unit (GIDRU) is internationally recognized and conducts externally funded research in basic and translation science, investigator-driven clinical trials and, studies of population databases. Its’ state-of-the-art research facility houses multidisciplinary basic and clinician scientists.

It is expected candidates will exhibit a history of providing exemplary clinical service and a strong potential for innovative and scholarly research. Applicants must have evidence of advanced research training. Preference will be given to candidates who have an active research program and a successful track record of research publication. Candidates must also demonstrate strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.

The position is open to all applicants but candidates must be eligible for licensure in Gastroenterology with 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 Gastroenterology.

Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefit plan. Clinician scientists have income parity with clinical teachers. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. 

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, a midpoint between Montreal and Toronto. 

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 2SLGBTQ+ 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.

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.

Applications are to include a letter summarizing expertise, qualifications, and accomplishments relevant to the position together with a curriculum vitae, a brief biography and the names and full contact information of three referees. Complete

applications are to be directed to:

Dr. S.L. Archer, Professor and Head

Department of Medicine, Queen’s University

c/o Joel Gillis, Etherington Hall, 94 Stuart Street

Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6


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

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 Mr. Joel Gillis above.