Interventional Neurologist

The Division of Neurology at the Ottawa Hospital/University of Ottawa is recruiting an academic interventional neurologist with strong research potential to join the interventional neuroradiology group (INR). The INR group is responsible for managing and treating patients with brain aneurysms, neurovascular disease, stroke and complex vascular malformations. Out-patient care will be based at the Civic Campus of The Ottawa Hospital. The position is supported by a comprehensive compensation package. Income 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 Division of Neurology has 34 part time and full time members with a focus in neuromuscular, MS, neuro ophthalmology, movement disorders, epilepsy and stroke. Members of the Division have a wide range of basic and clinical research skills including in epidemiology, ethics and trial design.

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.


Successful candidates will be expected to participate in a variety of clinical duties as well as education and academic opportunities and initiatives at the University of Ottawa. This position works under the general direction of the Head of the Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine at the Ottawa Hospital/University of Ottawa.


The ideal candidate will be a neurologist with fellowship training in interventional neuroradiology. Candidates interested in exploring this opportunity should have the potential to become an independent researcher. The successful candidate will be eligible to hold an academic appointment at the rank of an Assistant Professor or higher 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.

In addition, the successful applicant must be licensed to practice medicine in Ontario; have, or be eligible for, certification in Neurology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada; and be a member of or be eligible for membership with the Canadian Medical Protective Association. Past experience teaching medical students and residents is required. A Masters and bilingualism (French and English) are considered assets.

Employment Equity

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.


Employment Type
Full Time
Approximate Start Date
Sept 1, 2019
Job Location
Salary Range
$ 300,000 - $ 450,000
Posting Date
April 3, 2019
Closing Date
May 15, 2019
Application Process

Please forward a letter outlining your interest, 3 references and a CV to Dr. David Grimes, Head, Division of Neurology, TOH and University of Ottawa at

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Position: Interventional Neurologist

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