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Chair in Applied Health Economics and Policy

Deadline: December 31, 2013  12:00:00 am

Queen's University


School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences

Queen’s University

Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Applications are invited for the position of Chair in Applied Health Economics and Policy in the School of Medicine within the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University. Establishment of the Chair is subject to approval by the University Senate and the Board of Trustees.

We are searching for an academic physician who will have special expertise, experience and academic qualifications (or equivalent) in the area of applied health economics and policy. He or she will lead or have recently led an established research program in this area and will also have experience in the training of undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students. While not required, experience and an interest in compensation for health professionals would be an asset. Qualified candidates must hold an MD (or equivalent) and be eligible for licensure in Ontario.


The successful candidate will be appointed, with appropriate academic rank, to a clinical department within the School of Medicine that is relevant to his or her specialty. It is anticipated that the Chair holder will devote 50% of his or her time to research and scholarly work in the area of applied health economics and policy.

One of Canada’s leading universities, Queen’s has a long-standing reputation for academic excellence, research and a diverse and vibrant learning environment. With its strong tradition of public service, the University has helped to shape Canadian values and policies, educating notable political and cultural figures. Queen’s is located in the heart of the community in historic Kingston, midpoint between Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa, the nation’s capital.

Applications, which are to include a letter summarizing expertise, qualifications and accomplishments relevant to the position together with a curriculum vitae and the names and full contact information of three referees, are to be directed to: Dr. Richard Reznick, Search Committee Chair, c/o Mrs. Gail Knutson, Faculty of Health Sciences, Macklem House, Queen’s University, 18 Barrie Street, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, K7L 3N6. Electronic submissions can be forwarded to Review of applications and nominations will commence in mid-October and will continue until the position is filled.

The University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcome applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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