The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University is recruiting a Physiatrist for a new full-time academic position, as a Clinician Scholar. The appointment will be at the appropriate rank dependent on qualifications and experience. Funding for this appointment is provided through an attractive “alternative funding plan”.
The successful candidate will have 50 percent protected time for research, with support provided by the Providence Care Hospital Research Manager. The candidate will also participate in shared inpatient Physiatric consultation service and management for either the MSK/Amputee/General Rehabilitation or the Acquired Brain Injury and Spi- nal Cord Injury Services. The candidate will also participate in outpatient MSK, electrodiagnosis, neurorehabilita- tion and/or amputee rehabilitation, depending on the candidate’s clinical interests. The position offers an opportuni- ty to have a major role in the department’s educational and scholarly development. Candidates should have a Mas- ter’s degree, MBA or PhD, an FRCPC or equivalent, and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario. Pref- erence will be given to applicants with clear evidence of rehabilitation research success and excellent educational abilities.
The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation is located at Providence Care Hospital and provides local and regional clinical rehabilitation services (outpatient and inpatient), undergraduate health sciences training, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons accredited postgraduate training and relevant clinically based research. The Department is responsible for consultation support for 60 rehabilitation beds. The Division of Hospital Medicine, and a nurse practitioner provide primary care for all of the inpatient rehabilitation services.
Queen’s University is recognized nationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which at- tract outstanding students. Queen’s University is an integral part of the vibrant Kingston community in the heart of the Thousand Islands region of southeastern Ontario. It has a community spirit and amenities unmatched by any other Canadian university. The University and the region offer an outstanding academic and community environ- ment (www.queensu.ca).
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and encourages applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQA+ persons. All qualified can- didates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citi- zens 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 from each job vacancy are Canadian citi- zens/permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applicants 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.
Review of applications will commence on February 11, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.
Letters of application accompanied by curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees should be directed to:
Dr. Stephen Bagg, Head, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Queen’s University, Providence Care Hospital, 752 King St. West, Kingston, Ontario K7L 4X3