Academic Vacancy 800-058-13

Academic (Vacancy Number: 800-058-13)
Posted: November 14, 2013.

Dept of Clinical Health Psychology, Faculty of Medicine
Position start date: February 1, 2014 or as soon as possible therafter
Closing date for applications: December 20, 2013 and will continue until psoition is filled
Position number: 14344
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting Information

Clinical Psychologist
Flin Flon & The Pas, Manitoba

The Department of Clinical Health Psychology in the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Manitoba, and the Northern Regional Health Authority invite applications for a Contingent Geographic Full-Time (GFT) Psychologist at the Assistant Professor level, commencing February 1, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter (position # 14344). The position will be based in either Flin Flon (775 km northwest of Winnipeg) or The Pas (630 km northwest of Winnipeg). The psychologist will provide psychological services to both communities and to the western portion of the Northern Regional Health Authority. The Northern Health Region comprises the northern two-thirds of the province of Manitoba (north of the 53rd parallel) with a population of 72,000 spread over 396,000 square km. For more information about the Northern Health Region, visit:

For information about the Department of Clinical Health Psychology, visit:

Position Responsibilities:

• Provision of clinical psychology services to adults, children and families, including assessment and consultation, short-term therapy, individual and group treatment, and health psychology interventions in The Pas and Flin Flon.
• Provision of clinical psychological consultation to the 8-bed inpatient Mental Health Unit of The Pas Health Complex.
• Participation in development and evaluation of regional community-based health promotion and illness prevention programmes.
• Supervision of psychology residents in the unique Rural and Northern stream of our CPA and APA accredited Psychology Residency programme.
• Development of an active programme of clinical research and programme evaluation.


• Doctoral degree (PhD or PsyD) in Clinical Psychology from a CPA accredited clinical psychology training programme, and successful completion of a CPA accredited internship / residency.
• Eligibility for registration as a C. Psych. by the Psychological Association of Manitoba.
• Pass pre-employment criminal records and child abuse registry checks.
• Education and experience in working with both adults and children.
• Education and experience in health psychology, clinical service to medical and mental health patients, and a range of general hospital psychology consultation.
• Education and experience in community-based service and consultation with other health professionals.
• Excellent inter-personal and inter-professional communication and collaboration skills.
• Training, experience, and / or research background and interests in Aboriginal health would be an asset.
• Experience living in or working in rural or northern communities may be helpful

Salary and Benefits:
• An attractive salary schedule and benefits are available. The GFT agreement provides for on-site private practice opportunities.

The University of Manitoba is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Applications are encouraged from qualified applicants including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, people with disabilities, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Interested persons should apply in writing referring to position # 14344, including curriculum vitae, and provide the names and contact information of three references to:

Dr. Bob McIlwraith
Department of Clinical Health Psychology,
Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba
PZ 350 - 771 Bannatyne Avenue,
Winnipeg, MB R3E 3N4 Tel: (204) 787-3876 Fax: (204) 787-3755 email:

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of “The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy" (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.

DEADLINE FOR INITIAL REVIEW OF APPLICATIONS IS December 20, 2013 and applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Questions? Contact the Academic advertising coordinator, Kathy Niziol at (204) 474-7195.