Job Posting
full time Cardiology at Department of Medicine
Kingston, Ontario
Job ID: 16439

The Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at Queen’s University is seeking a qualified Academic Cardiologist with expertise in Heart Failure. The Division of Cardiology at Queen’s University provides specialist clinical care to a large catchment area. Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy a competitive compensation package, including a generous benefit plan. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate and lead the Heart Function Clinic and to develop an inpatient advanced heart failure service. There will also be an expectation to attend on Cardiac Sciences Unit and Cardiology ward teams, participate in general cardiology clinic, and also have a role in the management of pulmonary hypertension patients. The successful candidate will be expected to assist in the development of regional solutions including coordination and support with other partners in Southeastern Ontario

One of Canada’s leading universities, Queen’s has a long reputation for academic excellence, research, and a diverse and vibrant learning environment. With its strong tradition of public service, the University has helped to shape Canadian values and policies, educating notable political and cultural figures. Queen’s is located in the heart of the community in historic Kingston, midpoint between Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa, the nation’s capital.

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 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, 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, c/o Jennifer Andersen, Etherington Hall, 94 Stuart Street, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6. Email: jennifer.andersen@queensu.ca. 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: Mrs. Jennifer Andersen email: jennifer.andersen@queensu.ca

Summary
Specialty
Cardiology
Province / State
Ontario
Employment Type
full time
Eligible
Physician
Tagline
Academic Cardiologist with Heart Failure Expertise
Call Frequency
In conjunction with the Division of Cardiology
Start Date
2020-03-01
Remuneration
Remuneration
APP 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
Faculty members are entitled to 5 weeks vacation and 2 weeks CME leave annually 
Additional Benefits
The Department of Medicine provides relocation support. Faculty members are entitled to benefits through Queen's University such as medical, dental, tuition and childcare support and pension 
Qualification Requirements
Education
Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Cardiology by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Preference will be given to those who either hold or are eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Cardiology, with fellowship training in Advanced Heart Failure.

 
Experience
In addition to a major focus of providing exemplary clinical service, the successful applicant will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful applicant will also be expected to contribute to the administrative functions of the University and to collaborate with, and support, other research activity in the Department of Medicine. Protected research time will be considered for an appropriate candidate.

Candidates are also required to demonstrate excellent communication skills and provide evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative, multi-disciplinary environment.

 
Certifications
Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Cardiology by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Preference will be given to those who either hold or are eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Cardiology, with fellowship training in Advanced Heart Failure.

 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Department of Medicine 
Street Address 1
Queen's University 
Street Address 2
3043-94 Stuart St 
City / Town
Kingston 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
K7L 3N6 
 
Institution Description
Queen's University, Department of Medicine 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
One of Canada’s leading universities, Queen’s has a long reputation for academic excellence,research, and a diverse and vibrant learning environment. With its strong tradition of publicservice, the University has helped to shape Canadian values and policies, educating notable political and cultural figures. Queen’s is located in the heart of the community in historic Kingston, midpoint between Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa, the nation’s capital. 
Community Size
51-500k 
Community Website
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Mrs. Jennifer Andersen 
Phone
613-533-6000 
Fax
613-533-6695 
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Published on 2019-12-06
Edited on 2019-12-06