Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Surgical Oncology – Academic Surgeon

Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Surgical Oncology  – Academic Surgeon

Queen’s University Department of Surgery (www.surgery.queensu.ca) invites applications for a full-time academic general surgeon who has expertise in Hepatobiliary, Pancreatic and Surgical Oncology. Candidates must have advanced training in HPB and the preferred candidate will have completed a fellowship in Surgical Oncology. Experience in minimally invasive skills would be an asset. There will be a significant academic expectation; therefore, emerging, or established research programs will be considered an advantage. The applicant’s previous research training and academic productivity will be of important consideration. Evidence of current involvement and commitment to research through the submission of a research dossier outlining an academic plan and career goals is requested. Applicants will also be involved in undergraduate and post-graduate medical education. Submission of an educational dossier is encouraged.

Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed postgraduate qualifications prior to appointment, and be eligible for licensure in Ontario. Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree and who have accredited sub-specialty certification. The successful applicant will hold a Geographically Full-Time appointment at Queen’s University and will be a participant in the Alternative Funding Plan at Queen’s. 

The successful candidate will be required to work closely with General Surgeons at the Kingston Health Sciences Center. As a full time member of the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, they will also be expected to contribute to the teaching, supervision and mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students.

Queen’s University is recognized nationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which attracts outstanding students.  Queen’s University is an integral part of the vibrant Kingston community in the heart of the Thousand Islands region of southeastern Ontario.  It has a community spirit and amenities unmatched by any other Canadian university.  The University and the region offer an outstanding academic and community environment (www.queensu.ca).

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 2SLGBTQA+ 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 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 review of applications will begin on January 1st, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should forward a copy of their curriculum vitae, letter of application and the names and addresses of three referees to Dr. Ross Walker, Head, Department of Surgery, Queen's University, Victory 3, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7, Fax: (613) 544-9174, Email: kgh.departmentofsurgery@kingstonhsc.ca

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 the Department of Surgery at the email or fax number above.