Replacement Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

University of Ottawa
Faculty of Medicine
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
451 Smyth Road
Ottawa, ON K1HSMS

Replacement Professor in Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

The Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a non-tenure track Replacement Professor position with expertise in one or more of the following:

(i) undergraduate anatomy and physiology, with special emphasis on the cardiovascular, digestive, immune, and respiratory systems; (ii) the endocrine regulation of metabolism, and the anatomy of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems; (iii) selected topics in pathophysiology and human physiology; and,(iv) experience in teaching medical students, both in lecture form (basic sciences, including embryology) and via CBL tutoring.  Experience in the management of course web sites and curriculum development would be an asset. This research intensive department, comprised of over 100 faculty members, is a young and vibrant environment committed to basic and translational biomedical research. In addition to providing lectures in anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology to students registered in Science and Health Science programs, it also offers two graduate programs and participates in the Translational and Molecular Medicine and the Undergraduate Medical Education programs. Please note that majority of the teaching will be for courses offered in English.

Title of the position: Replacement Professor.

Duties: The functions of the replacement professor include, in varying proportions: a) teaching at the main downtown campus as well as the hospital campus; b) course preparation and course management via Brightspace; and c) academic service activities.

Number of positions available: 1

Start date: July 1, 2020

Terms: Contract of 2 years.

Wage: Assistant Professor salary scale commensurate according to APUO salary scale. 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 office: Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5

Contact information: Ms. Gina Campbell, Senior Administrative Officer, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5.  Telephone: 613-562-5800 extension 8033.  

Skills requirements:

  • Education: PhD or MD/PhD in anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, biology, biochemistry, pharmacology or a related discipline.
  • Work experience: A demonstrated track-record of teaching, course development, and course management is preferred. A commitment to teaching, a strong track-record in and a commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration, excellent communication skills in either English or French. English-French bilingualism and experience in educational research are assets.

Application deadline: March 20, 2020. Note: applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.

A curriculum vitae, along with three confidential letters of reference, should be submitted to:

Ms. Gina Campbell
Administrative Services Lead
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Medicine
3207 - 451 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5

Or by email: subject line: “Replacement Professor”

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.

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