(CCTG) Canadian Cancer Trials Group Central Operations and Statistics Office at Queen’s University 

The Canadian Cancer Trials Group (CCTG) is a cooperative oncology group that designs and administers clinical trials  in cancer therapy, supportive care, and prevention across Canada and internationally. We support a collaborative  network of researchers, physicians, scientists, and statisticians internationally recognized for finding the treatments  that give people with cancer longer, better quality lives. 


We are seeking an outstanding and visionary cancer trialist for the position of Senior Investigator (SI).  Expertise in cancer clinical trial methods and conduct is required. Interest in investigational new drug trials,  thoracic, gynecological, or genitourinary cancers is desirable but not required. As one of our Senior  Investigators you will be co-principal investigator of individual trials, and leader within the CCTG program and the CCTG scientific committees. Senior Investigators also have Faculty appointments at Queen’s 


The successful candidates will join an internationally recognized group of cancer trial experts. They will participate in scientific and policy decision-making of the CCTG, provide scientific and administrative  leadership to the overall scientific strategy of the group, identify new research opportunities, contribute to  CCTG / trial activities within an inclusive, diverse, collaborative, and healthy work environment. Senior  Investigators are leaders within the scientific committees in their areas of responsibility and  mentors/teachers for students and trainees. MD Senior Investigators have the opportunity for a limited  clinical practice. 


• Lead, with CCTG Scientific Committee Chairs and Committees the development of research proposals and  trials that align with the Committee and CCTG priorities. 

• Provide medical and scientific oversight of clinical trials including eligibility, safety, analyses, and  publication. 

• Contribute to the development of the strategic goals of CCTG, including cancer trials, education, trial  methodology and participant engagement. 


• MD or PhD.  

• MD candidates should have specialty qualifications in an oncology related discipline (medical oncology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, hematology). 

•Graduate or fellowship training in a relevant field, for example, clinical epidemiology, clinical pharmacology, clinical trials, is preferred. 

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a relevant field. 

• Meet criteria for appointment to an appropriate Department at Queen’s University. 

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 encourages 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. 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. 

Applicants should forward a copy of their curriculum vitae, letter of application and list of three potential  referees, including their names, addresses and email to:  

Dr. Janet E Dancey, Director, Canadian Cancer Trials Group Cancer Research Institute,  10 Stuart Street Kingston, ON K7L 3N6  

The Review of applications will begin on September 6, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. 

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 Kristy Vandervelde, Human Resources Officer,

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Canadian Cancer Trials Group Cancer Research Institute,

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Kingston or remote, Ontario



Positions For

Senior Investigator (SI). Cancer Care

Date Posted

Monday August 16, 2021