Division Chair - Academic Respirologist
The Division of Respirology and Sleep Medicine within the Department of Medicine at Queen’s University invites applications for a Division Chair – Academic Respirologist position. Clinical responsibilities will include general and sub-specialty respirology clinics, bronchoscopy, and respirology in-patient consultation service. Academic rank and time protection for scholarly activities such as research and/or education will be commensurate with experience.
For the Division Chair role, the successful applicant will be expected to oversee the activities and contributions of the Division of Respirology and Sleep Medicine in the areas of clinical excellence, research initiatives, and outstanding teaching. The Chair would join the leadership team of the Department of Medicine comprised of fourteen divisions. The successful applicant must demonstrate strong leadership skills and is to have had experience in a leadership role.
In addition to a major focus of providing exemplary clinical service, the successful applicant would be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, engage in collaborative research and contribute to the administrative functions of the University and Hospitals. It is expected candidates will exhibit a strong potential for innovative and scholarly research, as well as provide evidence of a strong academic portfolio with demonstrable teaching experience. Candidates must also demonstrate excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a collaborative environment. Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefits plan.
Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Respirology 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 Respirology.
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. Christopher Smith, 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.
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