Academic Gastroenterologist – Clinician Scholar

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Academic Gastroenterologist – Clinician Scholar


Queen’s Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, is seeking a qualified Gastroenterologist to fulfill a Clinician-Scholar role.  The Queen’s University Division of Gastroenterology is a collegial and supportive group of 10 academic gastroenterologists who provide specialist clinical care to a large catchment area. The Gastrointestinal Diseases Research Unit conducts externally funded research in population databases, investigator driven clinical trials, and basic and translation science, with extensive state of the art physical facilities and infrastructure.  Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefit plan. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

In addition to a major focus of providing exemplary clinical service, the successful incumbent will be expected to provide teaching to learners, contribute to the administrative functions of the University and hospitals, and to engage in research activity across the Department of Medicine. Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Applicants are also expected to provide evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment, possess excellent communication skills and a strong academic portfolio. Significant protected research time will be considered for an appropriate candidate. Preference will be given to applicants with advanced clinical and research training. Alternatively, or in addition, training in clinical trials and translational research would also be an asset. Candidates must 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 by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Gastroenterology.

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, brief biography 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, racialized/visible minorities, Indigenous/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:

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 via email at or via phone at 613-533-6000 ext 77765.

Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled.