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Faculty of Social Science
The Association of Professors of the University of Ottawa (APUO)

The University of Ottawa is recognized nationally and internationally as one of the best universities in the country and the largest bilingual university (French and English) in the world. Located on the unceded territory of the Anishinàbe-Algonquin people, in the heart of downtown Ottawa, it contributes significantly to the economy, culture and quality of life of Canada's Capital. The Faculty of Social Sciences is comprised of nine departments, schools and institutes, that offer undergraduate, Master’s and doctoral programs in both English and French. With its 10,000 students, 260 full-time professors, and wide array of programs and research centres, the Faculty of Social Sciences plays a key role at the heart of the University of Ottawa. Its graduate students are supervised by excellent researchers and undertake cutting-edge research in the Faculty’s MA and Ph.D. programs.

The School of Psychology is accepting applications for one (1) replacement professor position.

We are looking for candidates with expertise primarily in the following areas:
-    Clinical Psychology
-    Psychopathology
-    Forensic psychology


  • Teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels


  • Possess a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. Candidates who are close to completing a Ph.D. could be considered.
  • Demonstrate the potential for excellence in teaching.
  • Be bilingual (ability to teach in French and in English).

The University of Ottawa is a bilingual institution. Active bilingualism is required at the time of hiring.

Terms and Salary
The contract will begin on January 1, 2023, for a period of three (3) years ending on December 30, 2025. Salary scale for replacement professors starts at $88,735 (for a full-time teaching workload).

Starting Date: January 1, 2023

Location of Work
School of Psychology, University of Ottawa, 136 Jean-Jacques Lussier, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5

Modified deadline date: The deadline for applications is on November 30, 2022; however, applications may be considered after this date or until the position is filled.

Applications must be submitted electronically through the University of Ottawa Academic Careers website.

Applicants must submit their curriculum vitae, a letter describing their teaching experience and interests, an indication of their French and English language abilities, and teaching evaluations.

Applicants must also request that three (3) references send letters of recommendation under separate cover.

All reference letters are to be sent directly to:

Christopher Fennell, PhD.
Director, School of Psychology
Faculty of Social Sciences
University of Ottawa
136 Jean-Jacques Lussier, room 3002
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5

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 (racialized persons), persons with disabilities, women, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with 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 at the time of application.

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 if you are legally entitled to work in Canada.

The University of Ottawa provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you are invited to proceed in the selection process, please notify us of any accommodations that you require by contacting the Office of the Vice-Provost, Faculty Relations by email at Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.