Cardiologist – Part-time Academic

The Ottawa Hospital is one of the largest teaching hospitals in North America. Cardiologists provide inpatient cardiology service at the General Campus and outpatient cardiology at the General Campus.  In-patient service includes teaching and working with residents and medical students. Successful candidates will be expected to participate in a variety of education and academic opportunities and initiatives at the University of Ottawa.


The Division of Cardiology is recruiting academic hospital cardiologists. Successful candidates will have hospital privileges for in-patient care at the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital. Out-patient care will be based at the General Campus of The Ottawa Hospital where we are starting a hospital-based heart failure program to complement existing heart failure care in our region. The successful applicant will have a practice focused on heart failure, pulmonary hypertension, and implantable cardiac device monitoring.

Skills Required

Candidates must hold the FRCPC in Internal Medicine with subsequent certification in Cardiology or equivalent specialty certification. Successful candidates are expected to have advanced training in heart failure and pulmonary hypertension combined with experience in follow-up of implantable cardiac rhythm devices. Successful candidates will hold an academic appointment at the University of Ottawa within the Department of Medicine where clinician teachers are valued and recognized for excellence and scholarly contributions in medical education and clinical care. For candidates with an interest in research, opportunities include quality research in heart failure and in medical education.


The successful candidate must be licensed to practice medicine in Ontario; 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, experience teaching medical students and residents and fluency in both official languages (English and French) are considered a strong assets.

Job Benefits

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 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.

Applicants who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups are encouraged to self-identify as such when applying. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Chair & Chief, Department of Medicine, at 613-737-8900. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

Approximate Start Date
Job Location
501 Smyth Road, Ottawa, Ontario
Salary Range
$150, 000-$250, 000 Per year
Posting Date
April 30, 2021
Closing Date
June 18, 2021
Application Process

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.  Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae with three references letters to:

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Position: Cardiologist – Part-time Academic

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