Academic Infectious Diseases Physician – Antimicrobial Stewardship

Academic Infectious Diseases Physician – Antimicrobial Stewardship


The Department of Medicine at Queen’s University is inviting applications for the position of an Infectious Diseases physician with a special interest in Antimicrobial Stewardship. The successful candidate must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher in the Department of Medicine, Queen’s University. Expected start date is May 1, 2015, or another mutually agreeable date thereafter.

The ideal candidate will possess methodologic and/or content expertise in an area that complements the existing strengths of Queen’s infectious disease and microbiology research community. Demonstrated ability to provide exemplary care as a consultant on busy inpatient and outpatient Infectious Diseases services at two tertiary-care teaching hospitals, and to provide outpatient consultant responsibilities is required. The candidate will be expected to demonstrate strong potential for teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels in the School of Medicine.  He/she would also be expected to provide evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment, excellent communication skills and a strong academic portfolio.

The successful candidate must have subspecialty training and Royal College certification in Infectious Diseases. The candidate should ideally have completed advanced training in an area of relevance to Antimicrobial Stewardship, such that they have a demonstrated ability to contribute to excellence in this area. Examples of such training would include completion of a graduate (MSc or PhD) degree or a comparable postgraduate research training experience. The candidate must hold an MD degree, and be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Preference will be given to those who either hold or are eligible for certification in Infectious Diseases by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  Academic rank, salary and contractual arrangements will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. For the successful candidate, compensation will be negotiated and will be competitive with the usual income range for an academic clinician-scholar in the Province of Ontario.

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, midpoint between Montreal and Toronto.

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. To comply with Federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information about 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:

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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: