University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON


The Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Program of the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa is accepting applications for one tenure-track full-time faculty position with expertise and experience in the fields of:

  • Acquired disorders (aphasia, traumatic brain injury, dementia)
  • Voice disorders
  • Stuttering

The Program is seeking candidates interested in joining a team of professors who are committed to excellence in education and research in audiology and speech-language pathology. The language of teaching in the program is French.
Located on the ancestral land of the Algonquin people, the University of Ottawa, situated near many national agencies including, Health Canada, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Public Health Agency of Canada, and Statistics Canada, is recognized as the first and largest bilingual university in North America. The University provides a dynamic and stimulating environment to approximately 40,000 students and 5,500 employees, where research and knowledge are fundamental to all aspects of university life.



  • PhD in communication disorders or a related field, preferably with research experience at the postdoctoral level.
  • Potential for excellence in teaching and supervision of graduate students.
  • Research experience demonstrated by scholarly achievements (including publications in scientific journals) and the ability to develop and sustain a competitive-scale research program (including tri-council funding).
  • Ability to teach in French; ability to participate in university activities in both official languages (French and English). Tenure is conditional on passive knowledge of English.

It is expected that the selected candidate would spearhead and sustain a competitive, externally funded program of research.



  • Develop and sustain a competitive, externally funded research program.
  • Teach at the graduate level.
  • Participate in regular academic and administrative activities of the School, Faculty, and University.
  • Supervise master’s and doctoral students.
  • Contribute actively to the team and the program.
  • Leadership in the profession and discipline.



Salary scale for a tenure-track assistant professor starts at $86,986.



The University of Ottawa provides a comprehensive compensation package.



November 15, 2019 (or until the position is filled)



July 1, 2020

Applicants should send the following documents:

  • a curriculum vitae
  • a letter describing experience in teaching, research, and service and copies of most significant contributions
  • the names and email addresses of three referees (the search committee will not contact referees until permission has been granted by the candidate)

These documents should be sent by email, with the subject line “Tenure-track appointment” to:

Paulette Guitard Ph.D Erg. Aut.(Ont.) erg(c)
School of Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Ottawa
451 Smyth Road, room 3071
Ottawa (Ontario)
Email :


All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. 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.

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.