Job: Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba

Academic (Vacancy Number: 800-010-15)
Posted: February 25, 2015.
Posting Information:


Department of Community Health Sciences, College of Medicine


Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Number:


Start Date:

September 1, 2015


Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Application closing Date:

April 30, 2015 and will continue until position is filled
Job Description:
Position Numbers: #19989 (Associate Professor) and #19994 (Assistant Professor)

Department of Community Health Sciences
College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba

Located in the thriving, multicultural city of Winnipeg, the University of Manitoba offers students and faculty a vibrant learning community, exceptional facilities and the chance to explore ideas, challenge assumptions and turn theory into reality. The University of Manitoba plays a key role in the social, cultural, and economic well-being of the people of Manitoba, Canada, and the world.

The Department of Community Health Sciences is situated in the College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences. It comprises academics and public health practitioners working in education, research and service related to health services, health policy and planning, population health, family health, societal and cultural dimensions of health, critical social theory and health, Indigenous health and global health. The Department fosters integrated and multidisciplinary approaches, and faculty members interact with health professionals and policy-makers from a variety of provincial, national and international organizations. The Department is now inviting applications for one full-time tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, and one at the rank of Associate Professor. We are seeking dynamic individuals, who can make substantial contributions in one or more of areas indicated above.

The appointments will begin on September 1, 2015, or soon thereafter. The successful candidates will hold a PhD and/or MD degree, or equivalent, and will have advanced research training and experience in the social and/or the health sciences. They will have the ability to thrive in a multi-disciplinary scholarly environment, and the ability to contribute to undergraduate and graduate education. The successful candidates will be able to foster strong community-based relationships, and to translate research-based knowledge to decision makers, clinicians and the public. For those applying at the Associate Professor rank, evidence of success as an independent investigator is expected, including appropriate publications and research grants.

The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified individuals, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and people of all sexual orientations and genders. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

The following documents should be provided to the Search Committee: 1) a letter of application; 2) a statement of how the applicant’s program of study and work qualifies him/her for the position sought; 3) a statement of teaching interests and experience; 4) a description of relevant research interests and experience; and 5) a curriculum vitae.

Applications should be sent by email to:

Dr. Stephen Moses
Head, Department of Community Health Sciences
College of of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
P120 Pathology Building
750 Bannatyne Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0W3

Please send a copy of all materials by email to Ms. Kathy Bell (

The deadline for applications is April 30, 2015. Short-listed candidates will be invited to visit the Department for an interview and to give a public presentation. If necessary, review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Application materials will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that an applicant’s curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.