Academic Vacancy 800-041-14

Academic (Vacancy Number: 800-041-14)
Posted: May 9, 2014.

Faculty of Health Sciences,College of Medicine/ Faculty of Graduate Studies
Position start date: July 1, 2014 or as soon thereafter as possible
Closing date for applications: To be determined
Position number: 18553
Rank: Instructor I or II
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Posting Information

Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Medicine / Faculty of Graduate Studies
University of Manitoba
Full Time Instructor I/II

The Master of Physician Assistant Studies Program (MPAS) in the Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Medicine / Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba is seeking to recruit a full time Physician Assistant (PA) Instructor I/II in the field of PA Education to begin July 1, 2014 or as soon thereafter as possible on a Probationary UMFA Appointment. Position 18553.

The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting the Program Director and Medical Director in the development, implementation, and delivery of a Master’s level PA education curriculum. Significant teaching duties will be involved. Academic and professional experience in medical education including Biomedical Sciences (Physiology, Pathophysiology) is required. Ideal candidates will have familiarity with PA educational needs as well as appropriate clinical experience.

The candidate will be expected to work directly under the direction of the MPAS Program Director and the Associate Dean of Undergraduate Medical Education. Significant collaboration with the Faculty of Graduate Studies will also be required.

The successful candidate must have a minimum Master’s level degree, preferably in Physician Assistant Studies; Advanced degree is an asset. Physician Assistant candidates must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba Physician Assistant Register. Consideration of applicants with Master’s level degrees (or higher) in a similar professional area will be given to applicants with appropriate expertise. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from qualified women and men, visible minority group members, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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

We request that applicants submit a letter of intent indicating: (1) Why you are interested in this position; (2) How you think your skills have prepared you for such a position. All applications are to also include a current curriculum vitae as well as three (3) current letters of reference.

This position will be open until filled. Please address applications and supporting materials to:

Mr. Ian Jones, Assistant Professor
Program Director, MPAS
Office of Physician Assistant Studies
Faculty of Health Sciences, College of Medicine
University of Manitoba
P121-770 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg Manitoba , R3E 0W3
Fax: 204 272 3068

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