Queen's Gazette | Queen's University

Queen's University Queen's University
    Search Type

    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