The University of Ottawa aspires to employing a staff that fully represents the diversity of Canada's population. As a result, it is commited to employment equity principles and aims to provide an inclusive and barrier-free workplace. Apply today!

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About the University of Ottawa

Founded in 1848, the University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual French-English university in North America and plays a unique role in promoting Francophone issues in Canada. The University’s well-deserved reputation for excellence in teaching, research and innovation, coupled with its international outlook, its high academic and scientific standards, and the support it provides to its employees, allow it to attract the best researchers and experts from around the world and to enjoy an excellent employee retention rate.

Skills development

In order to support its employees in meeting their personal and career goals, the University of Ottawa has created a dynamic work environment in which carefully crafted training plans feature opportunities for internal promotion, career training abroad, and  second-language courses. Moreover, as soon as they are hired, University staff members and their families can apply for grants to cover tuition fees.

Pay and benefits

The University of Ottawa offers a generous pay and benefits package that includes a competitive salary, a defined benefit pension plan, group insurance coverage and an employee and family assistance program. 

Work environment

As an employee, you will be working in a multicultural environment that fosters diversity, inclusion, respect and appreciation. To encourage you to feel at home, the University has created a work environment that promotes health and well-being and facilitates a healthy work-life balance.

To help you meet your health-related needs, you will have access to the University’s medical clinic and on-campus pharmacy, annual flu shot clinics and other health benefits. You and your family will also be able to participate in a range of sports, recreation and fitness activities. To learn more, please visit our employee website.

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