Neurosurgery - Academic Surgeon

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Neurosurgery – Academic Surgeon

Queen’s University Department of Surgery ( invites applications for a full-time academic Neurosurgeon who has fellowship training in neurosurgery. In addition to expertise in advanced neurosurgical skills, the candidate must also have special training in innovative techniques with Skull base surgery and complex spinal surgery. Preference will be given to candidates who are trained in trauma, spinal surgery, and endoscopic transphenoidal resections of pituitary tumors. Candidates with independent practice and experience will be given priority. The successful candidate will be a member of the Division of Neurosurgery which is part of the Department of Surgery. It is also expected that the applicant will work within the Neurosciences Program which encompasses Neurology and Neurosurgery at the Kingston General and Hotel Dieu Hospitals.  Candidates must provide evidence of a current involvement and commitment to education through the submission of an education dossier.                                                                                                                                                                                           

As a full time member of the Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, the successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the teaching, supervision and mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students. Successful applicants will have demonstrated the potential to make outstanding educational contributions. Training and experience in clinical epidemiology with a plan to establish a research program in population medicine will be given preference.

Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed postgraduate / fellowship qualifications prior to appointment, and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and subspecialty certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The successful applicant will hold a Full-Time appointment at Queen’s University at an academic rank commensurate with qualifications.

Queen’s University is recognized nationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which attract 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 (

The review of applications will begin on April 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should forward a copy of their curriculum vitae 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:      

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 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.