Academic Hematologist

Academic Hematologist: Division Chair

or Clinician-Scholar

The Division of Hematology at Queen’s University is growing.  We seek an additional Hematologist to join our group as a full-time academic faculty member, ideally to fulfill the role of Division Chair.  Individuals with expertise in benign hematology are encouraged to apply.

The Division of Hematology is primarily housed within the Department of Medicine, with very close ties with the Department of Oncology. It comprises ten faculty members, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, in collaboration with the Department of Oncology,and benefits from excellent collaborative working relationships with the Departments of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, and Pediatrics . The group is seeking a qualified Hematologist to fulfill the role of either Division Chair or Clinician-Scholar. The Division of Hematology at Queen’s University provides clinical care to a large catchment area with specialty clinics including bleeding disorders, and a well-supported in-patient program including acute leukemia and autologous stem cell transplantation. There is, and has a thrivingn active subspecialty training program, as well as high-quality externally funded research programs. 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 applicant must demonstrate strong potential for teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, engage in collaborative research and contribute to the administrative functions of the University and hospitals. The successful applicant will be responsible to the Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine, and Department of Oncology for Complex Malignant Hematology, having completed contemporary clinical fellowship training in this area. The ideal successful candidate will haveapplicant must demonstrate strong leadership skills,  and he/she would be expected to provide evidence of their ability to work in a collaborative environment, excellent communication skills and a strong academic portfolio. Protected research time would be considered for an appropriate candidate.

For the Division Chair role, the successful applicant will be expected to oversee the activities and contributions of the Division of Hematology in the areas of clinical excellence, research initiatives and outstanding teaching. The Chair would join the leadership team of the Department of Medicine comprised of fourteen divisions.  The successful applicant must demonstrate strong leadership skills and he/she would be expected to have experience in a leadership role.

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 in hematology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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 on the shore of Lake Ontario 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: or 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: or call 613-533-6000 ext 77765.