Clinician Investigator, Infectious Diseases

The Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Ottawa and The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) are looking to recruit two clinician investigators. Areas of specific interest include infections in the immunocompromised/transplant patient, and travel and tropical medicine.  S/he will be trained in internal medicine and adult infectious diseases and ideally will hold certification in these disciplines from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. S/he must hold or be eligible for licensure in Ontario by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and be a member of or eligible for memberships with the Canadian Medical Protective Association. A Master’s degree or equivalent in a relevant area of study is highly desirable. The applicant must have a strong career focus in research or other academic pursuits and be eligible for a University of Ottawa academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher. The ability to practice medicine in both French and English is considered an asset.

The successful candidate will be expected to make a major contribution to both the clinical and academic activities of the Division of Infectious Diseases. In addition, as directed by the Chair, Division of Infectious Diseases, s/he will be expected to provide inpatient and outpatient clinical infectious diseases service, including provision of consultation services, and teaching of undergraduate medical students and postgraduate medical trainees.


The successful candidate will be part of one of the largest academic Infectious Diseases divisions in Canada and will join a dynamic and productive group of 20 physicians who participate in clinical, educational and research activities. Clinical services offered by the Division include HIV, viral hepatitis, tuberculosis, immune deficiency, general infectious diseases, and tropical medicine. Additional expertise in clinical microbiology, epidemiology, clinical trials, and knowledge translation is available to support research and clinical activities.

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.

Additional Details

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 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.

We are committed to employment equity. Successful candidates are hired on the basis of merit. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, bilingual persons (French and English) and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Competition No.

Clinician Investigator, Infectious Diseases

Approximate Start Date
Job Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Salary Range
Posting Date
September 18, 2019
Closing Date
November 1, 2019
Application Process

Interested individuals are asked to provide a letter outlining their interest, a current curriculum vitae, and the names of three references either 1) by mail to: Krista Hind, Human Resources Manager, Department of Medicine, The Ottawa Hospital General Campus, Box 206, 501 Smyth Road, Ottawa ON K1H 8L6 or 2) by email to by  November 1, 2019.

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