Head, Section of Cardiology, Dept of Internal Medicine
May 17, 2004

Position start date:

November 1, 2004

Closing date for applications:   August 15, 2004

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.

Candidates must have senior specialty qualifications in Cardiology in the country of current practice and must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. Certification in Cardiology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is preferred.

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.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three references to:

Dr. Dan Roberts, Professor and Head
Department of Internal Medicine
Room GC430, Health Sciences Centre
820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3A 1R9 Canada

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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.

The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
    Questions about the posting? Contact Kathy Niziol @ Human Resources Dept
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