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Moving Medicine Forward

Position title
Academic Rheumatologist
The Department of Medicine of the University of Ottawa and the Ottawa Hospital (the largest teaching hospital in North America) is looking for a staff rheumatologist, with an interest in academia and/or research.

The Ottawa Hospital is a 1150 bed tertiary-care hospital serving Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec at four inpatient sites (Civic, General, Heart Institute, and the Rehabilitation Centre) and one ambulatory centre (Riverside).  There are approximately 50,000 inpatient admissions, 160,000 emergency visits and over one million outpatient visits annually.





The successful applicant is accountable to the Chief/Chair of the Division in fulfilling the mission, vision and goals of the Department, the Hospital and the Faculty, in particular as they relate to the Division of Rheumatology.


The Division of Rheumatology is a division of 10 members. The Division provides exemplary care to patients with a wide variety of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases as well as service to the Champlain LHIN, and outreach care to patients in Baffin Island. The Division is focusing on the development of priority programs including Advanced Therapeutics and Systemic Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, scleroderma, vasculitis and Sjogren’s syndrome.




The successful applicant must possess RCPSC certification or equivalent; be licensed to practice medicine in Ontario, certified in Rheumatology; be a member of the Canadian Medical Protective Association; and be eligible for an University of Ottawa academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher.  Experience teaching medical students and residents is preferred.

Job Benefits

Health and welfare benefits including extended health, dental and disability insurance as well as life insurance are offered to full-time physicians.

The city of Ottawa provides a thriving multicultural and bilingual environment. Ottawa boasts numerous cultural activities as well as readily accessible sporting and natural resources, making it an ideal family and healthy living environment.


The Department of Medicine is committed to ensuring equity, diversity and inclusion in our work environment. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous persons, visible minorities members (racialized persons), persons with disabilities, women, members of the LGBTQ2+ community as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with equitable, diverse and inclusive communities.

Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

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


Krista Hind

Human Resources Manager, Department of Medicine

The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Medicine and The Ottawa Hospital

Phone: 613-737-8565 | Fax: 613-737-8851 | Web:

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Healthcare and Research
Job Location
1967 Riverside Drive, Ottawa, ON K1H 7W9
Base Salary
Date posted
September 1, 2021
Valid through
June 30, 2022
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