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Faculty position in Digital Health Management

University of Ottawa

The Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Digital Health Management at the rank of Associate or Full Professor commencing on July 1st, 2021.

Title of position: Digital Health Management at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.

Terms: Tenure-track

• Teaching activities: The candidate should be interested and able to teach in Health Informatics, Information Systems, Analytics, and Health Systems Management at the undergraduate, professional, graduate (MSc and/or Ph.D.) levels, and engage in supervision of graduate students. Experience in collaboration with the health care industry and health care agencies, curriculum development and program delivery in digital health, as well as mentorship to students engaged in health systems research, may be considered assets.
• Scholarly activities: The candidate should demonstrate: a solid track record of publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals in Health Informatics and/or Information Systems; a successful track record of research proposals to external granting agencies; an established research program in Health Informatics, Information Systems, or other domains that contribute to the study of digital health systems.
• Academic service activities as agreed with the Dean.


• Education: Ph.D. in Health Informatics, Information Systems, or other related management disciplines with a demonstrated expertise in digital health.
• Language: English and/or French. The ability to teach in both official languages is an asset.

Work experience:

• A high-potential research program as demonstrated by articles published in high quality and high impact peer-reviewed journals in the area of Health Informatics, Information Systems, and Health Care Management. Applicants are also expected to be able to demonstrate a track record of success in attracting competitive research funding and active engagement in the research community.
• Strong teaching competency at the undergraduate, professional, MSc and/or Ph.D. levels as demonstrated by past teaching record and evaluations.
• Experience in graduate and/or postdoctoral student supervision as evidenced by having a record of graduating and publishing with students.
Application Deadline: Applications received prior to January 30th, 2021 will be given first consideration. Applications received after January 30th will be considered until the position is filled.
Applications must contain: 1) a cover letter of intent, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a brief research statement, 4) a brief statement of teaching philosophy, 5) recent teaching evaluation reports, and 6) names and contact information of three individuals who may be contacted for references if the candidate is on the short list and invited for an interview. If invited for an interview, candidates will be required to give a presentation to faculty members and students.

For informal enquiries, please contact Vice Dean (Faculty) (

Posting No.: 20078-GES

Please send your completed application by e-mail to or by mail to:

Vice-Dean, Faculty
Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa
55 Laurier Ave. East
Ottawa (Ontario), K1N 6N5

Salary and Benefits Package:

Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience where Associate Professor salaries typically range between $140,000 and $166,000 per year and Full Professors salaries range between $165,000 and $201,000 per year. The University of Ottawa provides a complete and generous compensation package which includes long-term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, a University of Ottawa defined benefits pension plan, optional life insurance and funds for reimbursement of eligible moving expenses. The School also offers a start-up period with a reduced teaching load and start-up funding for research.

The Telfer School of Management has obtained accreditation from all three major international sanctioning bodies: AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA. The school comprises more than 90 full-time faculty members and approximately 4,200 students enrolled.

The University of Ottawa is committed to ensuring equity, diversity and inclusion in the scholarly and leadership environments of our students, staff, and faculty. Accordingly, we strongly encourage applications from Indigenous persons, visible minorities members (racialized persons), persons with disabilities, women, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with equitable, diverse and inclusive communities. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups are asked to complete the confidential Self-Identification Questionnaire, to be completed at the time of application. Please take note of this posting number. This questionnaire can be found online.

According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadians and permanent residents. When submitting your application, please indicate your status. The University of Ottawa provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

We thank all applicants who apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that any job offer is subject to availability of funds.
The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting.

Notice of Collection of Personal Information:
In accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Ontario) and with University Policy 90, your personal information is collected under the authority of the University of Ottawa Act, 1965 and is intended to be used for the purpose of and those consistent with your employment application and the administration of your employment relationship, if established. If you have any questions regarding this collection of personal information, please contact Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations at (613) 562-5958 or by email at