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Academic Obstetrician & Gynaecologist (Minimally Invasive Surgery)

Published Wed Aug 3rd 2016

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Division of General Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Queen’s University is seeking a qualified obstetrician gynecologist who has Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) fellowship training for a geographically full-time (GFT) position. Qualified applicants must have an MD (or equivalent), Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada specialty training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology and subspecialty fellowship training in MIS. Given the Department’s academic expectations, a postgraduate degree in Public Health or Epidemiology is required. The successful applicant must exhibit strong potential for innovative scholarly contributions to the department.


The Division of General Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Queen’s University has seven members, who have busy clinical practices and contribute to the administrative, educational and research activities of the Department. There is a fully accredited and excellent residency training program and all departmental members are expected to participate in the undergraduate and postgraduate medical training programs at Queen’s University. The clinical program is based at Kingston General Hospital.


Queen’s University is located in historic Kingston, on the shores of Lake Ontario with a population of 125,000, and a catchment area of 500,000. The city offers a unique blend of a small urban area lifestyle combined with excellence in education, geography and entertainment.


Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. 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. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. 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 inform us and we will make arrangements. All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Preference will be given to applicants whose CV and letters of reference can attest to the applicant’s ability to work in an interdisciplinary and collaborative environment; and to contribute to both the clinical activity of the Division and the academic productivity of the Department.


Review of applications will commence on August 17, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Starting date is July 1, 2017.  Please direct applications including curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees, in confidence to:


Dr. Graeme N. Smith,

Professor and Head, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Queen’s University – Kingston General Hospital

76 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON   K7L 2V7

Tel: 613-548-1372; Fax: 613- 548-1330

Email:  gns@queensu.ca