Palliative Medicine Physician

Competition No.:
Posting Date:
January 30, 2018
Closing Date:
Monday 30 April, 2018
Start Date:

* Applications must be received no later than 4:30 PM EST on the closing date (Monday 30 April, 2018)

The University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Palliative Medicine is seeking an academic Palliative Medicine physician. Requirements include a medical degree and postgraduate training in or extensive experience in Palliative Medicine. Applicants must be eligible for medical licensure in Ontario. Bilingualism is an asset.


The successful candidate will join the Division in providing interdisciplinary clinical care at a 31 bed palliative care unit, on consultation teams in acute care hospitals, at cancer centre clinics and with a community-based consultation team. Substantial experience in complex symptom management is essential along with strong communication skills and an ability to work collaboratively.


Members of the Division are active contributors to the University of Ottawa’s education and research portfolios. The successful candidate will demonstrate skill in research, teaching and/or leadership in Palliative Medicine. The successful candidate is also expected to contribute administratively to the Division.


The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Medicine has a reputation for excellence in research and education. The Ottawa Hospital is the one of the largest teaching hospitals in North America. The city of Ottawa provides a thriving multicultural and bilingual environment, boasting numerous cultural activities as well as readily accessible sporting and natural resources. It is an ideal family and healthy living environment.


The University of Ottawa is committed to employment equity. Preference for this position will be given to Canadian citizens and/or permanent residents of Canada. Please submit a letter of application and your curriculum vitae and three letters of reference by April 30, 2018 to:


Dr. Jill Rice, Interim Division Head, Palliative Medicine

43, rue Bruyère Street, Ottawa (Ontario) K1N 5C8

Fax: 613-562-6371