Academic Surgeon

General Surgery (Colorectal) – Academic Surgeon

Queen’s University Department of Surgery ( invites applications for a full-time academic General surgeon who has formal training and a primary interest in Colorectal Surgery. Candidates must have advanced colorectal techniques and have experience in minimally invasive skills. There will be significant academic expectation therefore, emerging or established research programs will be considered an asset. Applicants will also be involved in undergraduate and post graduate medical education. Evidence of a current involvement and commitment to education through the submission of an educational dossier and the identification of referees who can attest to the applicant’s educational expertise will be valued.

Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed postgraduate qualifications prior to appointment, and be eligible for licensure in Ontario. Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree and who have sub-specialty certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The successful applicant will hold a Geographically Full-Time appointment at Queen’s University and will be a participant in the Alternative Funding Plan at Queen’s. 

The successful candidate will be required to work closely with General Surgeons at the Kingston Health Sciences Center. As a full time member of the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, he or she 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 attract 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 (

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.

The review of applications will begin on May 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should forward a copy of their curriculum vitae, letter of application 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: 

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.