Faculty Membership Criteria

 


 

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS

BME Membership eligibility, at the CORE or ADJUNCT levels, requires the following status at the University of Manitoba .

Applicants, who hold a Ph.D and an academic appointment (of any type - tenured, tenure track, non-tenure track, nul-salaried or adjunct;) at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher in the Faculties of Health Sciences,  Engineering, Science, or Psychology Department at the University of Manitoba, and who have shown clear intent to take on graduate students in BME program or to serve on a committee of a BME graduate student committee and/or teaching a BME core course are eligible for Core or Adjunct membership in the BME Program.

 

MEMBERSHIP TYPE & THEIR ROLES

  1.  CORE MEMBERSHIP
    1. Duties
      1. may serve as supervisors for graduate students
        • a co-supervisor is not necessary
      2. may serve on student committees.
    2. Additional Membership Requirements
      1. General Membership Requirements
      2. must have an established and funded program of research (which includes funding for students) with demonstrated and ongoing involvement in BME research and HQP training.
    3. Workload: 
      1. Core Members have Home Departments and therefore, report to their Home Department Head regarding job duties and work load
      2. Core Members will report to the BME Program's Director concernng BME associated duties.  The BME Program's Director will make recommendations to the Core Member's Department Head with reguards to workload compensation of duties associated with the BME program.
  2. ADJUNCT MEMBERSHIP 
    1. Duties: 
      1. May serve as supervisors for graduate students
        • a co-supervisor who is a core-member is required
      2. May serve on student committees.
    2. Additional Membership Requirements:   
      1. Applicants must meet General Membership Requirements  -- Adjuncts who later meet the funding requirement of a "CORE" Member may later switch
  3. AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIP
    1. Duties:
      1. May not serve as a supervisor or a co-supervisor
      2. May serve as additional members on student committees in order to provide necessary expertise.
    2. Membership Requirements: 
      1. Applicants who do not meet General Membership Requirements but who
        1. Hold a Ph.D., M.Sc. (or equivalent) in Engineering, Science or Medicine or an M.D. (or equivalent)
        2. Have expertise or an interest in BME related research

 

 

 

APPLY FOR MEMBERSHIP

For those wishing to serve as members of the BME Graduate Program please send us an email using this link APPLY NOW.  You will be asked to send us the following information:

  • Your Name
  • Your Home Department & Address
  • Phone Number
  • Your Job Title & Research Interest
  • Also, please attach your C.V.

 

 

MEMBERSHIP APPROVAL PROCESS

  1. Membership Applications are reviewed by the Membership Committee
  2. Recommendation for membership are then sent to and approved by the BME Director

 

 

 

 

 

CONTACT US

PLEASE FEEL FREE email us with any questions you might have Prof. Zahra.Moussavi@umanitoba.ca