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full time Physician - Psychiatry at Queen's University
Kingston, Ontario
Job ID: 8088

Academic Adult Inpatient Psychiatrists
Department of Psychiatry, Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario, Canada
Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario, Canada

The Department of Psychiatry at Queen’s University is seeking academic psychiatrists for a Full-time Adult Inpatient Psychiatry position on our 40-bed Acute Inpatient Unit.
Our large academic centre encompasses an incredible team with a high variety of talented psychiatrists, within an environment that promotes excellent service to patients. We offer competitive remuneration, 6 weeks of vacation and 2 weeks for educational activities (CME), comprehensive administrative support, re-location bonus, and low overheads. On-call duties frequency are once per month (1 weekend day every 3 months).

We have a high retention rate of former residents and international graduates who provide a unique perspective.

Kingston is one of Canada’s most beautiful and historic cities with affordable cost of living with everything being 15 minutes away. It has the highest number of restaurants per capita in the country, with plethora of opportunities to live right on the water (still affordable) with low insurance premiums (auto/home). Kingston is located only two and a half hours from the major Canadian cities of Toronto and Montreal with their international airports, two hours from Canada’s capital of Ottawa and just a 20-minute drive to the American border.

Kingston is an eligible city for international medical graduates from Canadian residency programs in Ontario to complete their return of service in a vibrant and close-knit community.

Applicants should preferably have a senior academic track record and experience in clinical psychiatry as well as a proven record of research. Applicants must demonstrate outstanding teaching contributions, as well as a proven commitment to providing exemplary clinical service within an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment. Qualified applicants will hold an MD degree (or equivalent). Successful candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and preference will be given to applicants who have specialty certification from the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada or the American Board of Specialties.

Queen’s University is recognized nationally for the quality of its undergraduate and graduate programs, which attract 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 environment (

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is strongly committed to employment equity, diversity, and inclusion in the workplace and welcomes applications from Black, racialized/visible minority and Indigenous/Aboriginal people, women, persons with disabilities, and 2SLGBTQA+ 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.

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: Krista Robertson, Administrative Assistant, Department of Psychiatry, Queen’s University. 613-544-4900 ext.53335

Applications are to include a letter summarizing qualifications and experience, a full curriculum vitae as well as the names and full contact information of three references. 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. Complete applications are to be directed to Dr. Claudio Soares, Professor and Head, Department of Psychiatry, Providence Care Hospital, 752 King Street West, Kingston ON, Canada K7L 4X3. Phone: (613) 544-4900 ext 53335; Fax: (613) 548-5580; Email: For further inquiries and detailed information regarding remuneration, please contact Dr. Soares.

Review of applications is ongoing and will continue until the positions are filled.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to from on August 10, 2022.

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Physician - Psychiatry
Employment Type
full time
Academic Adult Inpatient Psychiatrists Department of Psychiatry, Queen’s University Kingston, Ontario, Canada ...
Start Date
immediately, see description above, or enquire
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Queen's University 
Street Address 1
Department of Psychiatry 
Street Address 2
752 King Street West 
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K7L 4X3 
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Contact for Applicants
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Ms. Krista Robertson 
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Published on 2022-06-30
Edited on 2022-06-30