Queen's University, Department of Pediatrics
The Department of Pediatrics in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University invites applications for a clinical geneticist. The successful applicant, who must be Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certified and eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, will be one of three full-time clinical geneticists working as a team with six genetic counselors, one molecular geneticist and one cytogeneticist along with administrative staff. As a full-time member of the Department of Pediatrics, the successful applicant must demonstrate a strong aptitude for teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong emerging research focus or evidence of high quality research demonstrating the potential for independent research. Applicants should also provide evidence of an ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. Queen’s University has multiple productive research programs including cancer, teratology, biochemistry, neurogenetics and cardiogenetics on both basic and clinical side.
Nestled on the shores of Lake Ontario, Kingston is a beautiful historic and a UNESCO heritage city offering a wealth of recreational activities. Queen’s University is one of Canada's premier universities and medical schools. The successful candidate will enjoy exceptional academic, professional, and lifestyle opportunities.
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; 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 Pediatrics through the contact information listed below.
Review of applications will commence on October 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Letters of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae, an educational dossier and the names and contact information (including email contact) for three referees should be directed to:
Dr. Robert Connelly, Head
Department of Pediatrics, Queen’s University
Rm. 4-3-403, Watkins 3D
Kingston General Hospital
Kingston, Ontario K7L 2V7Canada
Phone: (613) 548-6046Fax: (613) 548-1369;
A PDF of the posting can be found HERE.