Rehabilitation Sciences – Assistant/Associate Professor {Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology}

Posted 4 months ago

University of Ottawa

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2022-08-15
Advertised until: 2022-09-15

The Faculty of Health Sciences is currently accepting applications for  a tenure-track position in its Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology program in the School of Rehabilitation Sciences.  Preference will be given to candidates with specialization and expertise in the field of auditory amplification (or related fields) or in geronto-audiology. Candidates with expertise in other areas may also be considered.

We invite interested individuals to apply to join a faculty committed to excellence in audiology training and research.

Located on the ancestral territory of the Algonquin people and close to many national agencies such as Health Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and Statistics Canada, the University of Ottawa is recognized as the first and largest bilingual university in North America. It offers its 40,000 students and 5,500 employees a dynamic and stimulating environment where research and knowledge are fundamental elements of all aspects of university life.

Position title: Professor at the assistant or associate rank.

Tasks :

  1. Teach courses that are part of the master’s program in audiology and speech therapy;
  2. Ensure the supervision of students in the master’s program in audiology and speech therapy as part of their research project;
  3. Supervise the doctoral studies of students enrolled in the doctoral program in rehabilitation sciences;
  4. Develop and maintain an independent research program;
  5. Participate in the administrative activities of the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology program, the School of Rehabilitation Sciences, the Faculty of Health Sciences and the University;
  6. Participate in the leadership of the audiologist profession.

Please note: the training offered in the audiology and speech-language pathology program is done in French.

Term: Position leading to tenure.

Salary: The salary scale for a professor at the assistant rank starts at $88,735 (according to the scale in effect on May 1 , 2022).

Benefits: The University of Ottawa provides a comprehensive benefits package which includes long-term disability insurance, basic life insurance, supplemental health insurance, University of Ottawa pension plan , optional life insurance, and moving expenses.

Location  : School of Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Ottawa, 451 Smyth Street, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5. Please note that the School of Rehabilitation Sciences will be located at 200 Lees Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5S9 as of September 2023.

Contact: Mary Egan, Director, School of Rehabilitation Sciences, 3074 A-451 Smyth, Ottawa, ON K1H 8M5, Phone: 613-562-5436.


  1. Hold a university degree in audiology, or in a related field;
  2. Hold a doctorate in audiology, or the equivalent in fields related to audiology (eg: biomedical sciences, engineering, rehabilitation);
  3. Be eligible for the College of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists of Ontario (CSAO) , or other Canadian regulatory body for the same professions;
  4. Be able to develop and support an autonomous research program;
  5. Be able to teach in French and participate in the activities of the program, the School, the Faculty and the University in both official languages ​​(French and English);
  6. Demonstrate a collegial spirit and an ability to work in an interprofessional context;
  7. Having postdoctoral experience in research or university teaching would be an asset;
  8. Having clinical experience in audiology would also be an asset.

Start date: January 1 , 2023

Deadline for receipt of applications: September 15, 2022

The selection process will begin immediately after the deadline and will continue until the position is filled. Only those selected for an interview will receive a communication.

Interested persons must submit the following documents:

  • the course of life;
  • cover letter describing professional experience, research contribution, university teaching experience and examples of research contributions considered by the candidate to be his or her most important contributions;
  • the name and contact details of three people who could be contacted by the University, to obtain letters of recommendation

Applications should be submitted electronically via the University of Ottawa Academic Careers website

The University of Ottawa is committed to ensuring equity, diversity and inclusion in the research and leadership environments of our students, staff and faculty. Accordingly, we strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples in Canada, members of visible minorities (people of color), persons with disabilities, women, and all qualified individuals with the skills and knowledge required to engage productively with diverse and inclusive communities. Individuals who wish to be considered as members of one or more designated groups are asked to complete the confidential questionnaireself-identification, to be completed at the time of application.

All qualified individuals are welcome to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. When submitting your application, please indicate your current status.

The University of Ottawa offers accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you are invited to continue the steps of the selection process, please advise us of any need requiring specific accommodation measures by contacting the Office of the Vice-Provost for Faculty Affairs by email at . The information provided will be treated with respect and confidentiality.

The University of Ottawa is proud of its more than 160-year-old tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages ​​and Bilingualism Institute, the University offers its staff members and their spouses the means to become bilingual.

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