Health Professions Education

Tenure-track Faculty Position of Assistant Professor in Health Professions Education at the University of Ottawa

The Faculty of Education at the University of Ottawa invites applications for the tenure-track faculty position of Assistant Professor in Health Professions Education. The project starting date is July 1st, 2021.

Introduction to Opportunity: 

We are looking for a dynamic bilingual professor with an innovative research program focused on enhancing our existing strength in teaching and research in health profession education. Research and teaching in HPE examine ways to advance teaching, curriculum development, and assessment amongst health profession educators, including ways to contribute to equity, diversity, and inclusion in relational, caring, and empathetic ways. HPE competencies in antiracism(s) and/or anti-oppressive education are in high demand in the sector. The selected candidate will demonstrate excellence in teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels and will contribute to advancing knowledge in evolving local, provincial, national, and international health profession contexts aligned with our 2025 strategic priorities.

Introduction to Institute: 

The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Education is located on the unceded ancestral territories of the Algonquin people in the heart of the nation’s capital. With more than sixty professors, we offer an exceptional learning environment to students, educational researchers, and professors. Open to the world, our Faculty is committed to offering students a rich and stimulating experience that promotes teaching and research excellence. This recruitment reflects the Faculty of Education’s 2025 strategic plan, which focuses on innovation; educational technologies; a vibrant Francophonie; Indigenous rights; antiracisms, equity and social justice.

Education & Experience Required: Ph.D. in Education or equivalent in a field related to the position.

Key Responsibilities: The duties of a bilingual professor include in varying proportions: a) teaching activities in the Anglophone and Francophone sectors in health professions education, b) scholarly activities manifested by research, literary or artistic creations, or professional activities; (c) activities related to service to the university community; and d) graduate student supervision.

Key Skills Required: A demonstrated record of excellence in research in a field-related to the position. A demonstrated track record in teaching and training at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the context of interdisciplinary collaboration, ability to teach hybrid and on-line courses. French-English bilingualism is mandatory for the position.

Salary & Facilities Offered:  Salary scale for an Assistant Professor starts at $ 86,986

How to Apply: The application should include an up-to-date resume, a sample of publications, the names and contact information of three respondents, a transcript for each university degree, and a cover letter that specifically indicates the coveted position and details your research program and interests in teaching.

Please email your application to:

Richard Barwell, Ph.D., Dean
Faculty of Education
University of Ottawa
Phone: 613-562-5800, ext. 4062

Deadline of Applications:  The selection process will begin on March 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Only successful candidates will be contacted. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Additional information  on Tenure-track Faculty Position

Diversity Statement: The University of Ottawa is committed to ensuring equity, diversity and inclusion in the scholarly and leadership environments of our students, staff, and faculty. Accordingly, we strongly encourage applications from, Indigenous persons, members of visible minorities (racialized persons), persons with disabilities, women, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with equitable, diverse and inclusive communities. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups are asked to complete the confidential Self-Identification Questionnaire, to be completed at the time of application. Please take note of this posting number. This questionnaire can be found online.

Accessibility Statement: The University of Ottawa provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you are invited to proceed in the selection process, please notify us of any accommodations that you require by contacting the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations 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.

Notice of Collection of Personal Information

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