Dept of Internal Medicine, Head, Section of Neurology
February 3, 2004

Position start date:

October 1, 2004

Closing date for applications:   June 30, 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 Neurology, one of 17 sections in the Department of Internal Medicine providing patient care, undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education and research. The individual will also be the medical leader for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority for neurology. Position No: AJJ 760

This is a major academic position with substantial resources within the region, primarily at two academic health centres. Significant planning for an enhanced stroke neurology program is being developed for the region. There are presently 9 full-time academic neurologists within the section with major clinical and investigative responsibilities in EMG, EEG, MS, and general neurology.

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 neurology. The applicant will have an important role in creating an outstanding neurology research program by adding clinical research expertise and by enhancing existing clinical programs.

This is a geographical, full-time, contingent position commencing October 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 Neurology in the country of current practice and must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. Certification in Neurology 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, MB Canada R3A 1R9

CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2004

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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. 
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