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The university of tomorrow

As a leader, you’ll help to build the university of tomorrow. We look to the future with confidence, ambition and vision, poised to complete our transformation into a renowned, internationally engaged university. Join us in driving uOttawa's transformation, through its four pillars: 

More Agile: Succeeding in a world where change is the only constant.  
More Connected: Advancing our global connections as a leader.  
More Impactful: Working together to build a better world.  
More Sustainable: Securing our shared future.  

Transformation 2030
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Jacques Frémont, President and Vice-Chancellor

“Transformation 2030 . . . is our path to greater resilience, enabling us to fulfill our collective potential as we respond with integrity and creativity to the demands of our rapidly changing world.”

Jacques Frémont

— President and Vice-Chancellor

Academic excellence

With our rich history since our founding in 1848, academic excellence is deeply rooted at uOttawa. You’re joining an institution that has grown to serve over 40,000 students across 450+ undergraduate and graduate programs, developing future leaders. We’re proud to have a global network of more than 235,000 alumni, including world class researchers, renowned media personalities and global change makers. Join us as we continue moving our legacy forward.  

Learn more about uOttawa’s 97% employment rate for graduates.

Research excellence

Drive our research culture. As part of one of Canada’s top 10 research institutions — a member of the U15, representing Canada’s most research-intensive universities — you’ll be a proud contributor to uOttawa’s research excellence. Our active involvement on the Canadian research scene and access to research funding and infrastructure enable our community of passionate individuals to have a real impact, transforming the world around us. Our university is a place where complex, dynamic research takes place. You’ll help lead the charge.  

Learn more about uOttawa’s research success.

Funding and endowment funds

Our capital and endowment funds play a critical role in supporting teaching and research activities at uOttawa. With over $295.4 million in endowments during the 2019–2020 fiscal year, our access to funding allows us to transform vision into reality. As an executive, you’ll play a key role in advancing our funding goals, driving initiatives that enable us to build the university of tomorrow. The possibilities are endless at uOttawa.  

Stéphane Brutus, Dean of Telfer School of Management
uOttawa executive

“My favourite part about working with uOttawa is knowing I’m part of a large, research-intensive institution. The uOttawa community is very welcoming and encouraging.”

Stéphane Brutus

— Dean, Telfer School of Management

Since the beginning, we’ve believed in the transformative power of education and improving the lives of our community. Our core values define us and pave the way forward, inspiring our community to embrace our mission each day.  

Students and education

Students are at the core of everything we do at uOttawa. We believe in creating and sharing knowledge. Our mission is to prepare students to become well-rounded individuals, engaged citizens and leaders of tomorrow through our steadfast commitment to education excellence. 

Social purpose and sustainable development

We’re committed to sustainable development and strive to forge a stronger society through a combination of scholarship and social purpose. We value service to others and strengthening community partnerships through learning and discovery. 

Equity and mutual respect

Diversity and inclusion make us strong. At uOttawa, everyone contributes to building a culture rooted in equity and mutual respect. We celebrate Francophone culture, promote French-English bilingualism and invest in relationships. Join our culture of collegiality, collaboration and accountability. Because at uOttawa, you belong! 

Jill Scott, Provost and Vice-President, Academic Affairs
uOttawa executive

“I love the challenge of a bilingual work environment, having to adapt and translate not just language but culture. At the end of the day, it's always about the people.”

Jill Scott

— Provost and Vice-President, Academic Affairs

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