Academic Appointment

Are you interested in teaching for the Department of Family Medicine? We offer exciting opportunities at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

To teach medical students or residents, you must have a faculty appointment. The Faculty of Medicine appoints clinical faculty members who are responsible to both the university and the teaching site.

The level of appointment you hold (primary, cross or adjunct) depends on your involvement in the DFM. The Faculty of Medicine Procedure Manual for Academic Appointment outlines the application process for all appointment types.

There are two categories of appointment for clinical faculty members:

Full-Time Clinical Academic Appointment

The physician or clinical scientist (PhD) spends four full days or more per week in academic activities at the university, a research institution or a fully affiliated hospital, community-affiliated hospital or an affiliated community practice with a relationship with uOttawa. The Department Chair and the Dean must approve the activities.

Part-Time Clinical Academic Appointment

The physician or clinical scientist (PhD) spends between one and four days per week in academic activities at the university, a research institute, or a fully affiliated hospital, community-affiliated hospital or an affiliated community practice with a relationship with uOttawa. The Department Chair and the Dean must approve the activities.

Academic Appointment Ranks

Appointment to an academic rank is aimed at the component of clinician or researcher work that is specifically focused on furthering the University of Ottawa’s academic mission.

How to Apply

To apply, refer to the Faculty of Medicine Procedure Manual for Academic Appointment.

Complete your application and send it to:

Department of Family Medicine
University of Ottawa
43 rue Bruyère St., 356 JB
Ottawa, ON
K1N 5C8

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