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Queen’s  University Department of Family Medicine
Three (3) Full-Time Academic Family Physicians


The Department of Family Medicine seeks three (3) full-time academic family physicians in the following roles:

  • one (1) academic family physician
  • one (1) academic family physician - research
  • one (1) academic family physician - research  director  (incumbent  will  be eligible for an endowed chair)

The preferred candidates will have a combination of academic and clinical experience, with demonstrated clinical expertise in family medicine, will exhibit strong potential for innovative and scholarly research, and provide evidence of an ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment.
Clinical responsibilities will be based at the Queen’s Family Health Team in Kingston  and include taking call approximately one (1) night per month and three (3) weekends per year.  A willingness to provide obstetrical and intra-partum care would be an asset.
Academic responsibilities include a combination of teaching, supervision of undergraduate and postgraduate learners and scholarly activity.
Preference will be given to applicants who can provide evidence of current involvement and commitment to education through the submission of an educational dossier and the identification of referees who can attest to the applicant’s educational expertise. A Master’s level degree is considered an asset.
Applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario on or before the appointment start date, and candidates should have a current, valid certification from the College of Family Physicians of Canada.

For more information on the positions click here and here.
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 contact Laura Kennedy in The Department of Family Medicine at 115 Clarence Street via email: laura.kennedy@dfm.queensu.ca or phone 613-533-9303 x 73007.

Review of applications will commence August 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants are asked to send a curriculum vitae, the names and  contact information of three (3) referees and a letter outlining how current qualifications and experience match our requirements to:
Dr. Michael Green, Head
Department of Family Medicine, Queen’s University 220 Bagot Street, PO Bag 8888, Kingston, Ontario K7L 5E9
Tel: (613) 533-9300 x 73959 Fax: (613) 533-9301
Email: apply@dfm.queensu.ca

Tenure Line Faculty Positions

University of Utah School of Medicine
Department of Family and Preventative Medicine

The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking exceptional candidates for one or more tenure line faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor rank. Specific rank dependent on qualifications. We seek applications from exceptional individuals in the areas of health equity/disparities, tobacco prevention and cessation, cancer prevention and control, health services research, next generation primary care, life course epidemiology, occupational health, environmental health, and global health. 

Qualified individuals with expertise in community-engaged research, mixed methods, translational science, clinical research, and implementation science research are strongly encouraged to apply.

This faculty position is primarily dedicated to conducting extramurally-funded research but will also provide opportunities for involvement in education, administration/service, and clinical care. Candidates should possess a doctoral degree in a health related field from an accredited institution of higher education. Candidates interested in positions at the Associate or Professor ranks are expected to have a track record of obtaining extramural funding to advance their research program.

Faculty rank and salary level is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants with clinical degrees must be board eligible or certified in their respective specialty. The position offers opportunity to collaborate with teams of highly successful researchers in the department as well as in the University of Utah Health Sciences, including the Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Huntsman Cancer Institute, the Salt Lake City Veteran’s Affairs Center of Innovation, the Woman and Child Institute, the Utah Genome Project/Precision Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Center, the Diabetes­Metabolism Research Center, and the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences. Additional collaborative opportunities are available across the University of Utah in areas such as psychology, sociology, business, social work, engineering, anthropology, economics, etc.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Postdoctoral or fellowship research training
  • Strong record of peer-reviewed publications
  • Strong record of obtaining extramural research funding
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively on concurrent research projects
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral skills

The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine was founded in 1970 making it one of the oldest and most established family medicine departments in the country. Currently ranked #7 in NIH funding in the 2016 Blueridge Report, the Department comprises four complimentary Divisions: Public Health, Physician Assistant Studies, Family Medicine, and Occupational and Environmental Health. The Department offers eight different graduate degrees, teaches medical students, and trains residents in Family Medicine and Occupational and Environmental Medicine. The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine optimizes quality of life through scholarship that advances health and wellbeing in home, workplaces, and communities. We value intellectual curiosity, respectful working environment, integrity, collaboration, accountability, and excellence.

The University of Utah was founded in 1850, is a member of the PAC-12, is ranked as one of the top US public research universities and is particularly distinguished in medicine, genetics, and engineering. Located in Salt Lake City adjacent to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of higher learning in Utah, serving over 31,000 students, including over 2,000 international students and scholars from over 114 different countries.

Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae along with the completed application. The online application is available at:  http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/65981.

Please contact Cami Palo, at cami.palo@hsc.utah.edu with any questions regarding this posting.

“University of Utah Health is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. University of Utah Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of University of Utah Health.”

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.



Family and Community Medicine Research Tenure Track Faculty Positions

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Hershey, PA

The Department of Family and Community Medicine, Penn State College of Medicine/Milton S. Hershey Medical Center in Hershey, PA seeks applicants for research faculty positions. These positions will focus on increasing primary care research capacities of a vibrant, growing academic department of Family and Community Medicine with clinical and educational opportunities available.

The Department has research expertise in the following areas:

·       Cancer Prevention and Early Detection

·       Health Services Research

·       Practice Transformation

·       Chronic Disease

The Department has senior research faculty available for mentoring, dedicated core research support staff, and a rural community-based research network. There are many opportunities to collaborate across the Hershey Medical Center and Penn State campus. The positions are open to physician scientists and doctoral level trained applicants with a research focus linked to primary care.

Located in Hershey, Pennsylvania, we offer a great place to live, work, play, and learn. Known as the home of the Hershey chocolate bar, Hershey’s community is rich in history and offers a diverse culture. We’re conveniently located a short distance from major cities like Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York City, Baltimore, and Washington DC. Our local neighborhoods boast a reasonable cost of living whether you prefer a more suburban setting or thriving city rich in theater, arts, and culture. We’re proud of our community involvement and encourage you to learn more about our organization by visiting our website at hmc.pennstatehealth.org.

For more information and to apply online, please visit and search Family and Community Medicine positions at: http://careers.pennstatehershey.org/job-opportunities/physicians

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Mack Ruffin, MD, Department Chair for Family and Community Medicine at mruffin@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or by phone at 717-531-8187.

We look forward to you joining us to celebrate our 50th Anniversary in 2017.

The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.