Academic Complex Malignant Hematologist: Clinician Scholar

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The Division of Hematology within the Department of Medicine at Queen’s University invites applications for the position of an Academic Complex Malignant Hematologist. Expertise in acute leukemia and / or cellular therapy is highly desirable.

The Division of Hematology is primarily housed within the Department of Medicine, with very close ties with the Department of Oncology. The Division is comprised of ten faculty members, supported by a strong allied health professional team, including advanced practice nurses, and benefits from excellent collaborative working relationships with the Departments of Pathology and Molecular Medicine, and Pediatrics. The group provides clinical care to a large catchment area with specialty clinics, including bleeding disorders, and a well-supported in-patient program, including acute leukemia and autologous stem cell transplantation. A CAR T cell therapy program is in development. There is a thriving subspecialty training program, as well as high-quality externally funded research programs. Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefit plan. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

In addition to demonstrating evidence of providing exemplary clinical service, the successful candidate must demonstrate strong potential for teaching and supervising students and residents at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and exhibit strong potential for innovative and scholarly research in collaborative setting. The successful candidate must also demonstrate strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to work in a collaborative environment. The incumbent will be expected to make contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community.

Candidates must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Preference will be given to those who either hold or are eligible for certification in Hematology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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, a midpoint between Montreal and Toronto. 

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 a curriculum vitae 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.