The Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) and the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) are pediatric health and research centres that aim to provide outstanding family-centered patient care, pioneering breakthrough research, and excellence in training the health care professionals of tomorrow. The Department of Pediatrics is a dynamic department serving a large geographical area with a population base of 1.8 million. In addition, with the proximity to Quebec and the availability of bilingual services, children from Western Quebec are referred and treated at CHEO.
We are seeking a senior clinician-scientist with a specific expertise in pediatric and adult mitochondrial disorders to establish both a clinical practice and a “wet” laboratory research program. This position will be housed between the Department of Pediatrics, CHEO, CHEO RI and the Faculty of Medicine, uOttawa. The appropriate candidate must have extensive experience (>15 years) in the acquisition of funding and in peer-reviewed publication, and will be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Full Professor. This is a permanent Full-Time Academic position. Extensive support will be provided for the establishment of the laboratory-based research program.
The candidate must possess an MD and PhD degrees and will be Royal College of Physician and Surgeons certified or equivalent. Fluency in both English and French would be an advantage. Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. CHEO and the uOttawa are both committed to Employment Equity and welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, including aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. This position is funded via an alternate funding program (AFP) and also supported by a Canadian Research Chair – CRC Tier 1. Remuneration will be in the range of $300,000 - $325,000 CDN, annually.
Interested candidates should submit their CV and 3 references to:
Dr. Ciaran M. Duffy
Chief of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Professor and Chairman, Department of Pediatrics
University of Ottawa
Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been found.
Department of Pediatrics
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, 401 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, ON K1H 8L1