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Academic Obstetrician & Gynaecologist
(With Pediatric & Adolescent Gynaecology Training)
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 
Divisions of General Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Reproductive Endocrinology
Queen's University

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Divisions of General Obstetrics & Gynaecology & Reproductive Endocrinology, Queen’s University is seeking a qualified obstetrician gynecologist with Pediatric & Adolescent Gynaecology (PAG) training for a Geographically Full-Time (GFT) position. Qualified applicants must have an MD (or equivalent), and Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada specialty training in Obstetrics & Gynaecology. Given the successful applicant will be a Co-Director of the Contraception Advice Research and Education (CARE) Fellowship, expertise in Contraception would be considered an asset. Graduate training such as a Master's in Public Health or Epidemiology would also be a benefit. Candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The role description includes weekly ambulatory activities in PAG and multidisciplinary adolescent Obstetrics, ad-hoc supervision of CARE Fellow complicated contraception clinics and a monthly multidisciplinary Women with bleeding disorders clinic.

The successful applicant will also be expected to do general Obstetrics and Gynecology including adult Gynecology and full obstetrics in-house call (approximately 2 nights and 1 shared weekend per month). Confidence and capability with minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is considered essential such as laparoscopic hysterectomies, but advanced training in MIS is not necessary.

The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the educational and scholarly activities within the department. Successful applicants will hold academic rank commensurate with experience and qualifications. 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 Divisions and the academic productivity of the Department.

The 8 members of the Division of General Obstetrics & Gynaecology at Queen’s University have busy clinical practices and contribute to the administrative, educational and research activities of the Department. The Division of Reproductive Endocrinology has 2 other members and PAG and the CARE program fall under that division. 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 the Kingston Health Sciences Centre, Kingston General Hospital, but ambulatory PAG takes place in the Children’s Outpatient Centre at Hotel Dieu Hospital. The position is expected to come with a cross-appointment to the Department of Paediatrics.

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. This is a water/tourist town, a university town and a military town.

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.

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.

The position is available after January 2020. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

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 Health Sciences Centre
76 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2V7
Tel: 613-548-1372; Fax: 613- 548-1330
Email: gns@queensu.ca

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Academic Urogynaecologist
Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, 
Division of Urogynaecology
Queen's University


The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Division of Urogynaecology, Queen’s University is seeking a qualified obstetrician gynaecologist who has Urogynaecology 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 Urogynaecology. There is an expectation to participate in the shared Obstetrical week day/night and weekend call schedule with the other members of the Department. Given the Department’s academic expectations, a postgraduate degree in Public Health, Epidemiology or a related field is an asset. The successful applicant must exhibit strong potential for innovative scholarly contributions to the department.

The Division of Urogynaecology at Queen’s University has two 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 the Kingston Health Sciences Centre.

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 continue until the position is filled. 

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 Health Sciences Centre
76 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2V7
Tel: 613-548-1372; Fax: 613- 548-1330
Email: gns@queensu.ca

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