Academic Cardiologist with Expertise in Cardiac Electrophysiology

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Academic Cardiologist with Expertise in Cardiac Electrophysiology

The Department of Medicine, Queen’s University, invites applications for a Geographically Full-Time appointment in the Division of Cardiology.  The incumbent will assist the Division in fulfilling its academic and clinical missions within the Department of Medicine.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario and 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 Internal Medicine with fellowship training in Cardiology. In addition, the successful candidate will have completed a Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship that included expertise in complex devices (at least two years in duration) including independent implantation and follow up of CRT-ICD.  There is an expectation that the candidate will develop a device follow up clinic in conjunction with the Heart Function Clinic.  The candidate will also be able to demonstrate expertise in electrophysiology studies with non-complex ablation.

The successful candidate will work alongside an established Heart Rhythm team and must demonstrate 1) a history of exceptional interpersonal skills with all members of a health care team and 2) a commitment to efficient patient centered care in a team setting.  The successful applicant may also be expected to assume a role in a general cardiology capacity through Cardiology Ward, Cardiac Sciences Unit, and Cardiology clinic attending duties.

The position offers an opportunity to have an important role in the ongoing academic and clinical development of the discipline of Cardiology within the Department of Medicine and Faculty of Health Sciences, with infrastructure to support and facilitate scholarly activity. Numerous opportunities exist for collaborative initiatives with other Divisions and Departments in the areas of clinical service delivery, teaching and research, with a supportive administrative structure in the Faculty and Department of Medicine.  The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding teaching contributions, particularly at the postgraduate level in the field of electrophysiology.

One of Canada’s leading universities, Queen’s has a long reputation for academic excellence, research, and a diverse and vibrant learning environment.  With its strong tradition of public service, the University has helped to shape Canadian values and policies, educating notable political and cultural figures.  Queen’s is located in the heart of the community in historic Kingston, midpoint between Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa, the nation’s capital. 

Applications are to include a letter summarizing expertise, qualifications and accomplishments relevant to the position together with a curriculum vitae and the names and full contact information of three referees. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ 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. Complete applications are to be directed to: Dr. S.L. Archer, Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, c/o Jennifer Andersen, Etherington Hall, 94 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6. Email: jennifer.andersen@queensu.ca  or phone 613-533-6000 ext 77765

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: Mrs. Jennifer Andersen email: jennifer.andersen@queensu.ca or phone 613-533-6000 ext 77765 Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.