Academic Neurologist – Movement Disorder Specialist

Academic Neurologist – Movement Disorder Specialist                              

Queen’s Department of Medicine, Division of Neurology, is seeking a qualified Movement Disorder specialist to join our busy service. Clinical responsibilities would include outpatient  movement disorder clinics, and rotations on the inpatient neurology and consultation services. The Division has a robust patient base in this area.   Experience in advanced therapies for Parkinson’s disease including assessments and programming of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) would be particularly useful. 

Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Neurology in the Province of Ontario by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and 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 Neurology.

In addition to a major focus of providing exemplary clinical service, the successful applicant is expected to demonstrate research expertise in neurology, with particular interest in clinical trials. The Division has an established residency program in Neurology and demonstrated ability and interest in teaching students at all levels is required. There are many opportunities for collaborative research at Queen’s including with our Centre for Neuroscience Studies.  Candidates must demonstrate evidence of an ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. Strong potential for innovative and scholarly research would be expected and evidence of collaborative work is required. 

Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefit plan.  Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. 

Applications, which are to include a letter summarizing expertise, qualifications and accomplishments relevant to the position together with a curriculum vitae, a brief bio and the names and full contact information of three referees, are to be directed to:  Dr. S.L. Archer, Professor and Head, Department of Medicine, c/o Mrs. Jennifer Andersen, Staffing and Administrative Coordinator, Etherington Hall, 94 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 3N6.  Email:  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 person. All qualified persons 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 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: Mrs. Jennifer Andersen, email: or call 613-533-6000 ext 77765.

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