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Academic Cardiologist (Adult Congenital Heart Disease)

The Division of Cardiology at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute is seeking applications for a full-time academic cardiologist with a focus on the care of patients with Adult Congenital heart Disease (ACHD). The University of Ottawa Heart Institute (UOHI) is a large tertiary centre providing cardiovascular care to Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec.


The successful applicant would join a group of 3 physicians caring for patients with Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD). Dedicated ACHD surgical and interventional services are provided on site. The program is also supported by institutional nursing and administrative support. Leadership opportunities would be possible depending on the candidate profile.


The successful candidate must be licensed to practice medicine in Ontario, hold the FRCPC in Cardiology or equivalent specialty certification, and appropriate training in ACHD. Practice profile will be negotiated based on expected academic and clinical deliverables.


The successful candidates is eligible to hold an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher at the University of Ottawa within the Department of Medicine; be a member of or be eligible for membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association; and, have experience teaching medical students and residents. Fluency in both official languages (English and French) would be considered a strong asset.

Job Benefits

The income for this position is derived from a variety of sources including but not limited to clinical billings (fee-for-service), salary support (AFP/APP) as well as honorariums/stipends.  Health and welfare benefits including extended health, dental and disability insurance as well as life insurance are offered to full-time physicians. The starting income for this position is estimated to be in the range of $250,000 - $550,000/year.

We acknowledge, with respect, that the work of the Department of Medicine takes place on the unceded and unsurrendered traditional territories of the Algonquin nation.


The Department of Medicine is committed to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion in our living, learning and work environments. We know that diversity underpins excellence, and that we all share responsibility for creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive community.


We actively encourage applications from members of groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity, including, but not limited to:

  • First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, and all other Indigenous peoples;
  • members of groups that commonly experience discrimination due to race, ancestry, colour, religion and/or spiritual beliefs, or place of origin;
  • persons with visible and/or invisible (physical and/or mental) disabilities;
  • persons who identify as women; and
  • persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.


We recognize that many of these identities intersect; as a result, equity, diversity and inclusion can be complex. We value the contributions that each person brings and are committed to ensuring full and equal participation for all in our Department.


The Department of Medicine understands that career paths vary. Legitimate career interruptions will in no way prejudice the assessment process and their impact will be carefully considered.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.


Informal enquiries can be directed to Dr R Beanlands, Chief of Cardiology, at .


Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and the names of three potential references (suitable candidates will later be asked to provide three letters of reference) by email to with the subject “Academic Cardiologist (Adult Congenital Heart Disease).

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Health and Education
Job Location
40 Ruskin Street
Base Salary
Date posted
November 24, 2021
Valid through
February 1, 2022
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Position: Academic Cardiologist (Adult Congenital Heart Disease)

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