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Hematologist – Benign Hematology & Thrombosis

The Department of Medicine and the Division of Hematology at the University of Ottawa and the Ottawa Hospital are seeking a hematologist to provide clinical care in benign hematology and thrombosis.

The Division has three well-defined and successful clinical/research programs: Malignant Hematology, Thrombosis and Benign Hematology/Transfusion. The Benign Hematology program includes separate hemostasis, hemoglobinopathy and apheresis programs. The University of Ottawa Centre for Transfusion Research (CTR) has very successfully led practice changing clinical transfusion research and is an important partner/collaborator.


The successful candidate will provide services to patients of the Benign Hematology and Thrombosis programs, including inpatient care, outpatient clinics, consultations and on-call coverage. Division members also provide informal teaching to subspeciality residents, rotating residents and medical students while attending on clinical rotations. Formal teaching is provided to the Hematology undergraduate block and to housestaff. The successful candidate will conduct clinical research in their area of expertise.


The ideal candidate will:

  • hold an MD degree;
  • be a member of, or be eligible to be a member of, the Canadian Medical Protective Association;
  • have, or be eligible for certification in Hematology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada;
  • have, or be eligible for, licensure in Ontario; and
  • be eligible for a University of Ottawa academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher.

The University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital are bilingual institutions and therefore in the case of potentially successful candidates of equal ability, a bilingual (French/English) candidate would be preferred.

Job Benefits

This is a permanent full-time opportunity. 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) 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 Division of Hematology is renowned for delivery of outstanding care and recognized internationally for its clinical and research expertise. Members of the Division have a wide range of clinical and basic science research skills, leading and collaborating on cutting edge clinical trials, translational research, and epidemiology.

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 Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) is TOH’s research arm. It ranks fourth out of more than 600 Canadian hospitals for competitive, peer-reviewed grants from the prestigious Canadian Institutes of Health Research. OHRI houses over 2,200 researchers, publishing more than 2,000 studies yearly, with hundreds being high impact publications (top 10% or citations) and places 5th overall in Canada for research funding.

The Department of Medicine is a research-intensive Department. Members currently hold 28 University Research Chairs. The Department receives approximately $60 million per year in external research funding and members publish approximately 1200 peer-reviewed publications annually.

The Faculty of Medicine is a nationally recognized leader, ranked among Canada’s top-tier medical faculties. The Faculty ranks 3rd in Canada for research intensity in Medicine/Science (Maclean’s) and 4th in Canada for citations (2022 THE rankings). The University of Ottawa is the largest bilingual (English-French) university in the world and the first and largest bilingual medical school in Canada. The Faculty of Medicine has a long history of conducting the highest quality basic and clinical research, in close partnership with affiliated hospitals and research institutes. The Web of Science recently published a list of the most highly cited researchers in the world, where seven out of eight researchers identified from the uOttawa are from the Faculty of Medicine. Together, these remarkable achievements are a strong testament to the competitiveness and excellence of our Faculty.

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, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with equitable, diverse and inclusive communities. We encourage qualified applicants from all groups with historical and/or current barriers to equity to apply. Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the recruitment process.

We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Please forward a 1-2 page letter of intent, 3 references (who will not be contacted without permission) and a CV to Dr Marc Carrier, Head Division of Hematology, Department of Medicine The Ottawa Hospital and University of Ottawa at .

Employment Type
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Job Location
501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, ON, Ontario, Canada
Base Salary
$250,000/ Annual Salary-$300,000/Annual Salary
Date posted
November 21, 2022
Valid through
March 31, 2023
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