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The Ottawa Hospital.
Inspired by research. Driven by compassion.
The Ottawa Hospital (TOH) is one of Canada’s largest and most respected academic health sciences centres, serving a diverse, multicultural, and multilingual population of over one million people across the National Capital Region and Nunavut.
Committed to delivering cutting-edge, innovative, world-class 21st-century health care, TOH is leading the way in the age of digital care and is embarking on an exciting journey of modernization and transformation, which will culminate in a new campus, one of the largest infrastructure projects ever undertaken in Ottawa. Proudly affiliated with the University of Ottawa and supported by the Ottawa Hospital Foundation, the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI) is the research arm of The Ottawa Hospital. OHRI’s research spans more than a hundred different diseases, conditions, and specialties with an overall focus on translating discoveries and knowledge into better health.
The Hospital and OHRI are seeking a dynamic and inspirational research leader as their Executive Vice President, Research & Innovation (EVP), TOH and the Chief Executive Officer & Scientific Director (CEO/SD), OHRI. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to actualize the Hospital’s long-standing commitment to innovate, integrate, and have impact across its entire research enterprise, now and into the future.
As the ideal candidate, you are a leader, innovator, and respected scientist with a clear sense of the future and the importance of research and innovation in all its forms. You play an important leadership role internally and externally with partners, collaborators, and funders in Canada and around the world. You espouse and model integrity, equity, inclusion, collaboration, and excellence, and are known to challenge conventions, drive change, build bridges, and mobilize complex and sizable research enterprises to achieve outcomes and have impact. You are an authentic and trusted leader with highly developed communication, facilitation, negotiation, collaboration, and advocacy skills. With scientific and non-scientific communities, you can develop and rally support for a compelling vision for the Hospital’s research and innovation enterprise. With your staff and colleagues, you are an empowering mentor known for developing and supporting diverse and inclusive team cultures that are safe, high-performing, equitable, and committed to addressing matters of social justice, anti-racism, anti-oppression, planetary health, and social accountability, head on.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those under consideration for the role will be contacted. TOH and OHRI are committed to building diverse, equitable, inclusive, and accessible working environments and welcomes those who would contribute to the further diversification of staff including, but not limited to, women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to apply.