The Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba, and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Medicine Program invite applications for the position of Head of the Section of Cardiology (Position #AJJ758), one of 17 sections in the Department of Internal Medicine providing patient care, undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education and research.
This is a major academic position with substantial resources within the region, primarily at two academic health centres. Significant planning for an enhanced clinical cardiology program is being developed for the region. There are presently 17 full-time academic cardiologists within the section with major clinical and investigative responsibilities in interventional cardiology, echocardiology and nuclear cardiology.
The successful applicant will have proven leadership abilities, a record of continuing achievement in basic or applied research, and a demonstrated capacity to collaborate with related disciplines. He/she must also have clinical and teaching skills to further the aims of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in cardiology. The applicant will have an important role in creating an outstanding cardiovascular research program by adding clinical research expertise to the very productive basic science and epidemiology units already on site.
This is a
geographical, full-time, contingent position commencing November
1, 2004 or as soon thereafter as possible, for a term of five
years, renewable upon favourable review. Salary and rank will
be dependent upon qualifications and experience.
The University of Manitoba is a major research university located in the city of Winnipeg. The city has a rich sports and cultural environment with symphony, opera, dance, theatre and ethnic festivals. The region also provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons.
applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and
the names of three references to:
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CLOSING DATE: August 15, 2004
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with Manitoba’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.