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HEAD, SECTION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES

University of Manitoba

HEAD, SECTION OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
The Department of Internal Medicine
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba
Position number: 29321
MSAS number: 2807
Position start date: September 15, 2020
Closing date: Open Until Filled

The Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Infectious Diseases, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, and Shared Health Manitoba invite applications for the position of Head of the Section of Infectious Diseases.

The Section has members located primarily at two academic health centres (St. Boniface Hospital and Health Sciences Centre), and serves the needs of Manitoba, Nunavut, and Northwestern Ontario, with a population of over 1.4 million people.

The Infectious Disease Service provides comprehensive inpatient and outpatient consultative, procedural and outpatient follow-up care to the catchment area including an outpatient intravenous antibiotic therapy program.

There are presently 8 full-time academic infectious diseases physicians within the Section, along with 11 other academics, with major clinical and investigative responsibilities in infectious disease and additional part time members.

This is a geographical, full-time, contingent position commencing September 15, 2020 for a term of five years. Subject to a successful performance review at four years into the term, the appointment may be renewed for an additional term. Salary and rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience or a suitable combination of education and experience. Cross appointment to a basic science department is feasible, and some restricted clinical activity to ensure a clinical profile is desirable.

The successful applicant must have an MD degree or both MD and PhD degrees. Candidates must have Senior Specialty qualifications in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases in the country of current practice and must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. Certification in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is preferred.

The successful applicant will have proven leadership abilities, including a proven record of research, a demonstrated capacity to collaborate with related disciplines, and demonstrated clinical excellence. They must also have clinical and teaching skills to further the aims of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Infectious Diseases. The applicant will have an important role in creating a research program by adding clinical research expertise and by enhancing existing clinical programs.

Winnipeg is well known for its cultural achievements and flourishing arts scene. The city is home to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, symphony, opera, theatre, and ethnic festivals. Besides supporting professional hockey, football, and baseball teams, the region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons. The Winnipeg housing market is one of the most favourable in Canada.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-8371. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy” (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Interested applicants should submit curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three references to:
Chair, ID Head Search Committee
Department of Internal Medicine
Room GC425, Health Sciences Centre
820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada R3A 1R9
intmedrecruitment@umanitoba.ca