Academic General Respirologist

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Academic General Respirologist                              

The Department of Medicine, Division of Respirology, at Queen’s University is seeking a qualified respirologist to join our academic service. Clinical responsibilities will include general respirology clinics, bronchoscopy, and respirology in-patient consultation service. Expertise in interstitial lung disease and/or pulmonary hypertension will be considered an asset. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. 

In addition to a major focus of providing exemplary clinical service, the successful applicant would be expected to teach at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, engage in collaborative research and contribute to the administrative functions of the University and Hospitals. It is expected candidates will exhibit a strong potential for innovative and scholarly research, as well as provide evidence of a strong academic portfolio with demonstrable teaching experience.  Candidates must also demonstrate strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a collaborative environment. 

Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefit plan. 

Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Respirology with 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 Respirology.

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 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:

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:

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