Academic Vacancy 800-030-14

Academic (Vacancy Number: 800-030-14)
Posted: April 1, 2014.

Dept of Pharmacology and Therapeutics
Position start date: January 1, 2015 or as soon thereafter as possible
Closing date for applications: July 1, 2014 and will continue till position is filled
Position number: 16810
Rank: Assistant Professor
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting Information


The Faculty of Medicine, University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics beginning January 1, 2015 or as soon thereafter as possible. The appointment will be at a salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Position Number: 16810.

Faculty in the department maintain well-funded molecular and whole animal pharmacological research programs centered on diseases of endocrine, renal, cardiovascular and nervous systems. Opportunities exist for collaboration with clinical and basic science members of a number of research groups, including neurodegenerative disorders, mental health, diabetes, regenerative medicine, and child health. The successful candidate will be provided with a competitive start-up package and will have access to centralized facilities and expertise including human / animal imaging (MRI, CT, PET), behavior testing systems, transgenic mouse facility, proteomics, and cell sorting. This is an exceptional opportunity for a qualified individual to contribute to the ongoing success of the Faculty of Medicine and to create a new level of interdisciplinary research and collaboration in a department with complementary and diverse skills.

The University of Manitoba, Faculty of Medicine is a major centre of medical education and research linked to sister institutions throughout Canada and the world. It offers a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs embracing basic biomedical sciences, clinical medicine and population health. The Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics has a rich history of research and graduate education in pharmacology and is committed to providing high quality teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels in the Faculties of Medicine, Pharmacy and Sciences. Through its close relationships with clinical departments, the Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics offers an outstanding opportunity to work with clinical members of the Faculty.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD and/or MD with strong demonstrated experience in pharmacology. The new recruit is expected to develop and maintain a rigorous and independently funded research program, teach undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in service and outreach activities. The candidate is also expected to develop strong collaborations in translational research with clinical departments.

The University of Manitoba is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Application 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.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision 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.

Applications will be accepted until July 1, 2014 or until the position has been filled

Candidates are encouraged to forward by email a CV, a letter of introduction and the names of three referees in confidence, to

Dr. Grant Hatch
Department of Pharmacology
& Therapeutics
Faculty of Medicine
University of Manitoba
A203 Chown Building
753 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, MB. R3E 0T6
Tel: 204 789 3405 Fax: 204 789 3932
c/o Karen Donald Email:

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