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Job Opportunity: Academic Cardiac Electrophysiologist
The Division of Cardiology, University of Ottawa Heart Institute seeks applications for an academic electrophysiologist.
The University of Ottawa Heart Institute is a large tertiary centre providing cardiovascular care to Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. The successful applicant would join a group of ten cardiac electrophysiologists comprising the arrhythmia service at UOHI. The Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Services Program at the University of Ottawa Heart Institute performs approximately 800 ablations, 800 pacemaker implants and 500 ICD implants per year. The facilities include four state-of-the-art electrophysiology laboratories capable and access to a hybrid operating room for device extraction procedures.
Candidates must hold the FRCPC in Internal Medicine with subsequent certification in Cardiology or equivalent specialty certification. Candidates must have training in the management of inherited arrhythmias +/- the ablation of complex arrhythmias. Candidates should preferably have a strong research interest along with formal research training, and a significant publication record.
Practice profile will be negotiated based on expected academic and clinical deliverables. Academic appointment ranking will be based on qualifications and experience.
Interested applicants should forward their Curriculum Vitae and three reference letters to:
Girish M. Nair MBBS, MSc., FRCPC
Professor, Department of Medicine (Cardiology)
Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Service
University of Ottawa Heart Institute
40 Ruskin Ave Ottawa, ON K1Y 4W7