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Tenure-Track Positions, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa

The University of Ottawa, Faculty of Health Sciences, invites
applications for three tenure-track positions beginning January 1st,
2007 in the Bachelor of Health Sciences Program.

The University of Ottawa is the oldest and largest bilingual university in North America.  The Faculty of Health Sciences includes the Schools of Human Kinetics, Nursing, Rehabilitation Sciences and the Bachelor of Health Sciences Program.  The Bachelor of Health Sciences (BHSc) program offered in English and French, is interdisciplinary and is designed to prepare students for professional education in medicine or allied health sciences and graduate education in health sciences.

The BHSc curriculum is comprised of core courses in health sciences and courses offered by several other Faculties, including, Medicine, Arts, Sciences, Social Sciences, and the School of Management. A graduate program in health sciences is also under consideration for the Bachelor of Health Sciences Program.  Successful applicants will have an opportunity to teach in the undergraduate and the graduate programs, supervise graduate students and pursue research in their area of interest in a rich and collaborative environment.

1.    Ph.D. in a health related field with postdoctoral training.
2.    Experience in teaching in a university setting and an active research dossier.
3.    Teaching and research interests in one or more of the following areas:
 a) health statistics (biostatistics, bioinformatics, information systems);
 b) health policy (communication, evaluation);
 c) sociology (social determinants of health, psychosocial health) and;
 d) human physiology or molecular biology (toxicology, disease etiology and molecular basis of diseases).
4.    Active knowledge of English and French, i.e. a level of competence which is adequate for the purposes of teaching.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Equity is a University of Ottawa policy; aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University also provides a strong research environment and supports interdisciplinary research. The Bachelor in Health Sciences Program is rapidly growing and is home to a group of young dynamic, interdisciplinary researchers committed to health care research.

EFFECTIVE:   January 1st, 2007
RANK:    Assistant Professor
SALARY:  In accordance with the collective agreement.

Applications with a statement of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees should be submitted by October 15, 2006 to:

James Gomes, PhD
Director, Program in Health Sciences,
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Road, Room 3028
Ottawa, Ontario    
K1H 8M5
FAX : (613) 562-5437