Head and Neck Locum Surgeon

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Head and Neck Locum Surgeon

The Department of Surgery (www.surgery.queensu.ca) at Queen’s University is seeking a temporary Head and Neck Locum Surgeon. The position will start as soon as possible and has full-time and part-time/call coverage opportunities available. The position would be for a minimum of 6 months, with the possibility of extension. The successful applicant will perform general Otolaryngology- Head and Neck surgical procedures. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgeons, Radiation Oncologists, Medical Oncologists, and other allied health care staff.

Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed postgraduate qualifications prior to this appointment. Applicants currently completing fellowship training will be accepted. Qualified Applicants will have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

As a temporary member of the Division of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, and Department of Surgery, the successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the teaching, supervision and mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students. 

Queen’s University is recognized nationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which attracts 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 (www.queensu.ca).

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. To comply with Federal Laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about how many applicants from each job vacancy are Canadian citizens/permanent residents of Canada, Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applicants 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.

The review of applications is on-going and will continue until the position is filled. Applications are to include a letter summarizing expertise, qualifications, and accomplishments relevant to the position, a CV, and the names and full contact information of three referees. Complete applications are to be directed to: Dr. Ross Walker, Head, Department of Surgery, Queen's University, Watkins 3, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7, Email: