Academic Care of the Elderly Physician

Academic Care of the Elderly Physician

The Department of Medicine at Queen's University invites applications for a Family Physician, certified in Care of the Elderly, appointment in the Division of Geriatric Medicine. The incumbent will assist the Division in fulfilling its academic and clinical missions within the Department of Medicine and University. The position will involve a mix of both ambulatory and inpatient clinical roles with shared on-call responsibilities for inpatients in a Geriatric rehabilitation ward at Providence Care Hospital.

In addition to a major focus on providing exemplary clinic service, the successful candidate must demonstrate strong potential for teaching and supervising students and residents at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, exhibit strong potential for innovative and scholarly research in collaborative setting, and will be expected to contribute to the administrative functions of the University and hospitals. The successful candidate must also demonstrate strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills, and the ability to work in a collaborative environment.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and hold certification by the College of Family Physicians. Preference will be given to those who have completed enhanced skill training in Care of the Elderly.

One of Canada’s leading universities, Queen’s has a reputation for academic excellence, research, and a diverse and vibrant learning environment. Kingston is situated in the heart of historic Southeastern Ontario on the shores of beautiful Lake Ontario, midpoint between Montreal and Toronto. Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package.  Academic rank will be commensurate with experience. 

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQ+ 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.

Applications are to include a letter summarizing expertise, qualifications and accomplishments relevant to the position together with curriculum vitae, a brief biography and the names and full contact information of three referees. Complete applications are to be directed to:

Dr. S.L. Archer, Professor and Head

Department of Medicine, Queen’s University

c/o Joel Gillis, Etherington Hall, 94 Stuart Street

Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6


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

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 Mr. Joel Gillis above.