Regenerative Medicine

Tenure-Track Position in Regenerative Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa, in collaboration with the Regenerative Medicine Program of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, invites applications for a tenure-track position in regenerative medicine.

The Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine is comprised of over 100 faculty members and features a vibrant research atmosphere addressing fundamental questions in basic biomedical research with strong links to translational and clinical research. It offers two graduate programs and actively participates in several undergraduate degree programs.

The Ottawa Hospital Research Institute has grown to become a hub of prominent regenerative medicine investigators and is unique both in Canada and internationally because of its strong basic research foundation and integrated multidisciplinary culture. It includes developmental biologists, cell and molecular biologists, bioinformaticists, and clinical scientists working together in shared facilities. The Sprott Centre is well supported with genomic and proteomic core facilities, and is equipped with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) clean rooms to facilitate translation of basic discoveries to the clinic.

The successful candidate will have a PhD degree and be expected to conduct fundamental science research in the area of stem cell biology of the development and regeneration of the musculoskeletal system with a focus on bone and cartilage. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct a vigorous program of independent, externally funded research and to contribute extensively to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. The successful candidate will hold the Chair in Orthopedic Regenerative Medicine, recently established by the University of Ottawa Division of Orthopedic Surgery.

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) teaching activities; b) scholarly activities revealed by research, artistic or literary creation, or professional work; c) academic service activities; d) supervision of graduate students.

Terms: Tenure-track position.

Wage: Assistant Professor salary scale commensurate at $80,673.00. 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
451 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON
K1H 8M5

Relocation expenses: Successful candidates may be eligible for reimbursement of relocation expenses in accordance with University policy.

Contact information: Ms. Gina Campbell, Operations Coordinator,
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine,
Faculty of Medicine,
451 Smyth Road,
Ottawa, ON,
K1H 8M5.
Telephone: 613-562-5600 ext. 8033, fax: 613-562-5635

Skill requirements:

  • Education: PhD or MD/PhD in Bone, Orthopedics or a relevant field.
  • Work experience: Postdoctoral experience with demonstrated excellent research achievement. A commitment to teaching and graduate training, a strong track record in and a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration. Excellent communication skills in either English or French.

Application deadline: July 31, 2017. Note: applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

A brief teaching statement and a description of current and future research plans should be submitted together with a curriculum vitae and four confidential letters of reference to:

Research Chair, Regenerative Orthopedic Surgery in Orthopedic Surgery and Regenerative Medicine Search Committee

Faculty of Medicine

University of Ottawa
2033 - 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON
K1H 8M5

Or by email: subject line "Research Chair in Regenerative Orthopedic Surgery”

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.

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