Cardiac Surgeon

Cardiac Surgery – Academic Surgeon

Queen’s University Department of Surgery ( invites applications for a full-time academic Cardiac Surgeon. Advanced training in endovascular techniques and minimally invasive cardiac surgery including robotics would be desirable.  The successful candidate will become a member of the Division of Cardiac Surgery, within the Department of Surgery. The Division is an integral part of the Cardiac Program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre which encompasses all aspects of cardiac care in a catchment of 600,000. 

There will be significant scholarly expectations and those applicants in possession of a PhD will be given preference. Strong potential for establishing and sustaining a research program will be considered an important asset.  As a full time member of the Division of Cardiac Surgery, the successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the teaching, supervision and mentorship of undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as Cardiac Surgery Fellows. An established track record of outstanding educational contributions will be favorably considered.

Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent) and have completed an accredited Cardiac Surgery residency. Preference will be given to candidates who have sub-specialty certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario is mandatory. The successful applicant will hold a Geographically Full-Time appointment at Queen’s University at an academic rank commensurate with qualifications.

Queen’s University is recognized nationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which attract outstanding students. It is an integral part of the vibrant Kingston community in the heart of the Thousand Islands region of southeastern Ontario.  The University and the region offer an outstanding academic and community environment (

The review of applications will begin on December 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2020. Applicants should forward a copy of their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to Dr. John Rudan, Head, Department of Surgery, Queen's University, Victory 3, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7, Fax: (613) 544-9174, Email:              

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

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 the Department of Surgery at the email or fax number above.