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Assistant Professor, Department of Respiratory Therapy

University of Manitoba

Assistant Professor – Position Number 27500
Department of Respiratory Therapy

The Department of Respiratory Therapy in the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning January 1, 2020 or as soon thereafter as possible. The appointment will be at a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The department expects the successful candidate to bring research experience and to develop a research program related to respiratory therapy. As an assistant professor the candidate will be provided with mentoring and coaching in teaching and research as appropriate, with the expectation that he/she will in turn mentor and coach other faculty within the department. In addition, opportunities exist for collaboration in a number of research groups within the faculty, the university and the clinical community. This is an exceptional opportunity for a qualified individual to contribute to the ongoing success of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and to create a new level of interdisciplinary research.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate respiratory therapy students and teach or supervise MSc Rehabilitation Science and PhD students. You will develop a rigorous and independently funded research program with the department, while creating strong collaborations in translational research within the clinical community. Primary areas of research of particular interest to the department may include respiratory medicine, critical care, health professions education, and medical simulation.

A minimum of a Master’s degree is required with a preference of a PhD, or a PhD in progress in a health related field. The successful candidate will have a minimum of five years of academic, professional and/or clinical experience and be in good standing with, and be eligible, for licensure in their provincial regulatory body as appropriate.

The Department of Respiratory Therapy is a part of the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, it is located adjacent to the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg, which is a major teaching and research hospital serving Manitoba, Northwestern Ontario, and Nunavut. The department is situated in a newly completed state-of-the-art facility specifically designed to meet the needs of the program. The College of Rehabilitation Sciences along with the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Nursing make up the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba. This is a dynamic health sciences campus that provides opportunities for Interprofessional collaboration in research and education with other health disciplines.

The University offers a full spectrum of undergraduate and graduate programs ranging from the basic life sciences to population health and the social sciences. The College of Rehabilitation Sciences has a rich history of research and graduate education in Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy and is developing a strategy to grow a research program in the area of Respiratory Therapy. The College is committed to providing high quality teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level and is actively engaged in community outreach initiatives. Through its close relationships with the clinical community, the Department of Respiratory Therapy offers an outstanding opportunity to work with members at various clinical sites.

Winnipeg is the largest city in the province of Manitoba. The city has a rich cultural environment, including ballet, symphony, opera, theatre, and ethnic festivals. Besides supporting professional hockey, football, soccer and baseball teams, the region provides ample opportunity for outdoor recreation in all seasons. The Winnipeg housing market is one of the most favorable in Canada. To learn more about Winnipeg visit http://www.tourismwinnipeg.com/

Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2019 or until the position has been filled.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at Valerie.williams@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Candidates are encouraged to forward a CV, a letter of introduction with a brief outline of teaching and research interests, (referencing position # 27500), a brief five year research plan and the names of three referees in confidence, to:

Dr. Reg Urbanowski
Search Committee Chair and Dean
College of Rehabilitation Sciences
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba
771 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA R3E 0T6
Email: reg.urbanowski@umanitoba.ca

Persons interested in finding out more about the position may contact the Dean at the email address noted above.