The University of Manitoba is seeking a Director for its Centre
on Aging effective July 1, 2004. Position
Number: AAT 433. The Centre on Aging is an established research
institute with a national and international reputation in a diversity
of areas related to aging, including such topics as: health and social
service use, medications, transportation, caregiver issues, housing, consumer
behaviour, labour market issues, and the humanities. The Centre is interdisciplinary
in scope and involves University researchers from a variety of academic
disciplines. The University of Manitoba provides baseline funding to the
Centre and the Director reports to the Vice-President (Research). The
Centre has established a network of stakeholders who share and support
the same fundamental values and a commitment to improve the quality of
life of older adults. These stakeholders include researchers, students,
policymakers, practitioners, and the general public.
The Director is responsible for overseeing all activities of the Centre on Aging, including personnel, research and community outreach programs and budgets. The individual is expected to carry out an active personal program of research and stimulate and encourage research in aging throughout the University. Teaching load is negotiable. The appointment would be for an initial term of 5 years.
successful candidate will have:
is limited to persons who currently hold a full-time tenured, tenure-track
or contingent (5 years or more) academic appointment at the University
of Manitoba at the rank of Associate Professor/Professor. Administrative
experience in an academic setting will be considered an asset.
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Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba).