Academic General Surgeon Opportunity: Queens University

Queens University

Bariatric Surgery – Academic General Surgeon

The Department of Surgery at Queen’s University is seeking an Academic General Surgeon for a geographically full-time position. The candidate will have Fellowship training in bariatric surgery and have advanced minimally invasive surgical skills. The preferred candidate will be an established academic surgeon and must have an excellent record of success working in a multi-disciplinary clinical environment.  They must also demonstrate the strong potential for outstanding educational contributions and exhibit significant academic and scholarly research.

Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent), have completed postgraduate/fellowship qualifications prior to appointment, and have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Preference will be given to candidates with an advanced degree.

The successful candidate will be required to collaborate with General Surgeons at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre and will also participate in the general surgery call schedule. As a full time member of the Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, the successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to the teaching, supervision and mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students.

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 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 (613) 533-2660.

The review of applications will begin on June 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications are to include a letter summarizing expertise, qualifications, and accomplishments relevant to the position, a CV, and the names and full contact information of three referees. Complete applications are to be directed to: Dr. John Rudan, Head, Department of Surgery, Queen’s University, Victory 3, Kingston General Hospital, Kingston, Ontario, K7L 2V7, Fax: (613) 544-9174, Email: