The Faculty of Health Sciences is currently accepting applications for two full-time faculty positions leading to tenure in the Occupational Therapy Program of the School of Rehabilitation Sciences (SRS). Priority will be given to candidates demonstrating expertise in the fields of:
Intervention or research with adults with mental health issues in a variety of settings (hospitals, outpatient psychiatric clinics, assertive community treatment team, work integration services, etc.).
Intervention in community-based occupational therapy or community development research, population-based approaches, international development, or knowledge transfer.
The Program is seeking candidates interested in joining a team of professors who are committed to excellence in education and research in Occupational Therapy. The language of teaching in the OT program is French.
The SRS has close links with various institutes that offer opportunities for successful collaborations, including:
Institut du Savoir Montfort, where research focuses on Francophone populations and links between physical and mental health issues;
LIFE Research Institute, which conducts innovative research on aging and life trajectories, linked to the goal of living well, living long and having choices;
Bruyère Research Institute, which pursues research focused on global health, population health and community health to improve care for aging populations and vulnerable populations;
Located on the ancestral land of the Algonquin people, the University of Ottawa, situated near many national agencies including, Health Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, and Statistics Canada, is recognized as the first and largest bilingual university in North America. The University provides a dynamic and stimulating environment to approximately 40,000 students and 5,500 employees, where research and knowledge are fundamental to all aspects of university life.
Occupational therapy training at the undergraduate or graduate level leading to entry into practice and eligibility for membership with the College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario at the time of hiring;
PhD in Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitation Science or related field;
Postdoctoral Research Experience or University Faculty Experience;
Potential or research experience demonstrated by scholarly achievements and ability to develop and support a competitive research agenda;
Ability to teach in French; ability to participate in academic activities in both official languages (French / English). Permanence is conditional on passive knowledge of English; and
Clinical experience in occupational therapy.
Teach at the graduate level;
Develop or maintain an externally funded research program
Supervise master’s and doctoral students;
Participate in regular academic and administrative activities of the Program, School, Faculty, and University.
Leadership in the profession and discipline.
Salary scale for a tenure-track assistant professor starts at $86,986
The University of Ottawa provides a comprehensive compensation package.
November 15, 2019 (or until the position is filled)
July 1, 2020
Applicants should send the following documents:
a curriculum vitae;
a letter describing experience in teaching, research, and service and copies of most significant contributions; and
the names and email addresses of three referees (the search committee will not contact referees until permission has been granted by the candidate).
These documents should be sent by email, with the subject line “Tenure-track appointment” to:
Professor Paulette Guitard, Chair, Selection Committee, School of Rehabilitation at firstname.lastname@example.org
All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous 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 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.