The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, in collaboration with the Education portfolio of The Ottawa Hospital (TOH), invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position health professions education research. All applicants with research interests relevant to health professions education will be considered. Experience in the areas of teaching & learning in the clinical setting and/or programmatic evaluation would be an asset. The successful candidate will have a PhD and demonstrated ability to lead a program of research.
The Department of Innovation in Medical Education (DIME) will be the primary academic home for the successful applicant. DIME boasts a vibrant education research community, with many linkages including, but not limited to: The Ottawa Hospital, the Montfort Hospital and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO); and the University of Ottawa Skills and Simulation Centre; Liaisons with organizations such as the Medical Council of Canada and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada are well established.
This position offers protected time for research, resources to assist in grant capture, support for individual professional development and opportunities for productive collaboration with clinicians and researchers from a variety of disciplines.
Title of the position: Assistant Professor. The higher ranks of Associate and Full Professor will only be considered should the successful candidate possess the appropriate level of experience.
Duties: The functions of a member of the academic staff include, in varying proportions: a) scholarly activities revealed by research; b) teaching activities; c) academic service activities, d) supervision of graduate students.
Terms: Tenure-track position
Wage: Assistant Professor salary scale commensurate at $81,318.00. Note: salary for higher ranks is commensurate according to rank and experience.
Benefits package: The University of Ottawa provides a complete compensation package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance.
Location of work: Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 850 Peter Morand Crescent, Ottawa, ON, K1G 5Z3
Relocation expenses: Successful candidates may be eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with University policy.
Contact information: Mr. Philippe Thomson, Senior Administrative Officer, Department of Innovation in Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 850 Peter Morand Crescent (room 102), Ottawa, ON, K1G 5Z3. firstname.lastname@example.org. Telephone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8092. Fax: 613-562-5361
- Education: PhD or MD/PhD in social sciences, sociology, education, psychology or other disciplines relevant to medical education.
- Work experience: A demonstrated excellent research track record in a health professions education field, and the ability to lead a high quality independent research program that is supported by peer-reviewed funding from top medical education funding competitions and national granting agencies. A demonstrated track record in teaching and training at the graduate level, a demonstrated ability for interdisciplinary collaboration, excellent communication skills in either English or French. Passive knowledge of the other official language in Canada is a requirement for tenure.
Application deadline: April 20th, 2018. Note: applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
A brief statement indicating research interests should be submitted together with a curriculum vitae and names with contact information of four referees, to be maintained in confidence, to:
Chair, Selection Committee
Department of Innovation in Medical Education
Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa
850 Peter Morand Crescent (Room 102)
Ottawa, ON K1G 5Z3
Or by email: email@example.com, subject line “Tenure-track Position”
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. When submitting your application, please indicate your current status. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice- President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.
The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting.