HEAD, SECTION OF HEPATOLOGY

Full-time
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HEAD, SECTION OF HEPATOLOGY
The Department of Internal Medicine
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba
Position number: 24671
PMAO 3162

The Department of Internal Medicine, 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 Hepatology.

The Section of Hepatology is one of 19 academic sections in the Department of Internal Medicine providing patient care, undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education, research. The section’s 10 faculty members actively collaborate with scientists from other sections, departments and institutions across Canada and beyond.

This is a geographical, full-time, contingent position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor, with a start date of July 1, 2024, or negotiable based on the successful candidate’s availability, for a term of five years, renewable upon favourable review. Salary and rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate, based at the Health Sciences Center, will lead a group of academic hepatologists in a busy and expanding liver disease program and report to the Head, Department of Internal Medicine and Provincial Specialty Lead Internal Medicine.  They will have proven leadership abilities and administrative skills and shown interests in furthering undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing medical education in Hepatology. A track record of continuing productivity in lab-based, translational, and/or investigator driven clinical research in Hepatology and demonstrated collaboration within and outside their current department/institution are assets.

Candidates must demonstrate broad experience in clinical management of liver diseases (including pre- and post-transplant), and must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.  The successful candidate must have an MD degree or both MD and PhD degrees. Candidates must have Senior Specialty qualifications with Internal Medicine and Hepatology in the country of current practice.

The City of Winnipeg (www.tourismwinnipeg.com), located where the Red and Assiniboine Rivers meet, is recognized for its vibrant, multicultural community and diverse culture. The city, with a growing population of more than 766,000, is home to internationally renowned festivals, galleries and museums, the historic Exchange District and The Forks, and ever-expanding research, education, and business sectors. From the Hudson Bay waters, across the farmland fields, to the pulse of the cities and towns, The Province of Manitoba’s (www.travelmanitoba.com) people and places – its 100,000 lakes, 92 provincial parks, winding river valleys and storied prairie skies – inspire.

The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is committed to the social justice principles of equity, access & participation and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, Black, racially marginalized communities, disabled persons and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities).

An inclusive, open and diverse community is essential to excellence and fosters voices that have been ignored or discouraged. To address the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences commitment to equity, access and participation, and in recognition of the underrepresentation of members of historically and currently excluded groups, we take proactive measures including implicit bias training for all hiring panels. We strive for diversity and cultural safety throughout the hiring process (hiring panels, short-list of candidates, interviews). The University acknowledges the potential impact that Career Interruptions and Personal Circumstances can have on an applicant’s record of research achievement. Measures will be taken to ensure that these leaves will be taken into careful consideration during the evaluation process.

We encourage you to self-identity aspects of your identity that position you to bring currently under-represented viewpoints, expertise and forms of excellence to this role.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

Interested applicants should include the following in their application materials including:

  • curriculum vitae,
  • a letter of intent,
  • a personal statement on their contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion in your teaching, research, service and/or other experiences, and
  • the names of contact information for three references (or three confidential letters of reference).

Application materials can be sent to:

Chair, Hepatology Search Committee
Department of Internal Medicine
Room GC425, Health Sciences Centre
820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB Canada R3A 1R9
intmedrecruitment@umanitoba.ca

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 Act (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

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