Queen's Gazette | Queen's University

Search form

For The Record: Feb. 1

For the Record provides postings of appointment, committee, grant, award, and other notices set out by collective agreements and university policies and processes. It is the university’s primary vehicle for sharing this information with our community.

The next issue of For the Record will be published Thursday, Feb. 15. The deadline for submitting information is Tuesday, Feb. 13. For the Record is published bi-weekly throughout the academic year and monthly during the summer.

Submit For the Record information for posting to Gazette Editor Andrew Carroll.


Robert Siemens reappointed as head of the Department of Urology

Acting Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences Christopher Simpson is pleased to announce that Benoit-Antoine Bacon, Provost and Vice-Principal (Academic), has reappointed D. Robert Siemens as head of the Department of Urology, beginning Jan. 1, 2018. Dr. Siemens will hold the appointment until June 30, 2022. 

Dr. Siemens graduated from Queen’s University in 1988 with his Bachelor of Science, where he also earned his Doctor of Medicine in 1992. He went on to complete his residency in urology in 1997. In 2000, he finished his fellowship in urologic oncology at the University of Iowa. 

Dr. Siemens first joined the Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s in 2000 as an assistant professor in urology. He was promoted to associate professor in 2006, and then professor in 2011. He currently holds cross-appointments in the Department of Oncology and the Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences. Dr. Siemens was first appointed as head of the Department in Urology in 2012. In 2013, he was named director of the Centre for Applied Urological Research. 

He has published over 150 peer-reviewed original manuscripts and book chapters. He has served on the executive board of many research societies and national as well as international specialty associations. He is currently starting his second term as Editor-in-chief of the Canadian Urological Association Journal. His research is focused on urological oncology and has initiated and directed a multi-faceted program including basic and translational investigations as well as health services and clinical trial studies. His basic and translational research has been supported by strong collaborations with other principal investigators in the departments of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, as well as Pathology and Molecular Medicine.

For his outstanding work in his field, Dr. Siemens has been honoured with numerous awards, including the 2013 SEAMO Clinician Scientist Award, the 2010 Canadian Association of Medical Education’s Certificate of Merit Award, and the 2005 Canadian Medial Association Award for Young Leaders.


Job Title: Research Projects Advisor
Department: University Research Services
Competition: 2017-086
Successful Candidate: Hakan Karatas

Job Title: Health Education Research Associate
Department: Office of the Professional Development and Educational Scholarship
Competition: J0917-1569
Successful Candidate: Nicholas Cofie

Job Title: Functional Space Planning Analyst
Department: Planning and Budgetting
Competition: J1017-0698
Successful Candidate: Darcy McNinch

Job Title: Financial Officer
Department: Medicine
Competition: J1017-1193
Successful Candidate: Edwin Cutrona (Family Medicine)

Job Title: Queen's Telefundraising Services (QTS) Coordinator
Department: Office of Advancement
Competition: J1117-0117
Successful Candidate: Morgan Clark (Faculty of Health Science)

Job Title: Small Works Project Manager
Department: Physical Plant Services
Competition: J0717-0377
Successful Candidate: Raj Shekhar

Job Title: Human Resources Advisor
Department: Office of Advancement
Competition: J1017-0616
Successful Candidate: Kacey McCuen (Human Resources)

Job Title: Administrative Assistant
Department: Canadian Cancer Trials Group
Competition: J1117-0104
Successful Candidate: Nicholina Gorganzadeh

Job Title: Program Coordinator
Department: Enrichment Studies
Competition: J1017-1090
Successful Candidate: WITHDRAWN

Job Title: Instructional Designer (Online Learning) (USW Local 2010)
Department: Continuing Distance Studies
Competition: J0717-0087
Successful Candidate: WITHDRAWN

Job Title: Simulation Laboratory Manager (USW Local 2010)
Department: School of Nursing
Competition: J1017-0695
Successful Candidate: Laura Stephens

Job Title: Program and Event Coordinator (USW Local 2010)
Department: Office of Professional Development and Educational Scholarship
Competition: J0917-0648
Successful Candidate: Bryn Fraser (Applied Science Programs)

Job Title: Administrative Secretary (USW Local 2010)
Department: Faculty of Arts and Science - Faculty Office
Competition: J1117-0732
Successful Candidate: Jill Phillips (Undergraduate Admission)

Job Title: Digital Marketing Coordinator (USW Local 2010)
Department: Faculty of Education
Competition: J1217-0482
Successful Candidate: Sara Perosa

Job Title: Registered Practical Nurse (USW Local 2010)
Department: Student Wellness Services
Competition: J0717-0670
Successful Candidate: Mary-Lynn Sarris