Head, Section of Hepatology

Winnipeg (Region), Manitoba
Salary and rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Nov 15, 2017
Dec 15, 2017
Jobseeker Type
Organization Type
University and College
Contract Type
Full Time

Head, Section of Hepatology
Position # 24671
MSAS # 2305

The Department of Internal Medicine, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) Medicine Program is seeking a Head of its Section of Hepatology. The Section is one of 17 academic sections in the Department of Internal Medicine providing patient care, undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education, and has an active clinical and lab-based research program. Section members actively collaborate with scientists from other departments and institutions in Canada and elsewhere, including the National Microbiology Laboratory/Public Health Agency of Canada based in Winnipeg.

The successful applicant will lead a group of academic hepatologists in a busy and expanding liver disease program and report to the Head, Department of Internal Medicine and Medical Director, Medicine Program, WRHA. They will be a clinician-scientist or clinician-investigator with proven leadership abilities and administrative skills, and a strong track record of continuing productivity in lab-based, translational, and/or investigator driven clinical research in Hepatology. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a high capacity to collaborate within and outside their current department/institution. Interests in furthering undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuing medical education in Hepatology are required. The successful candidate will be eligible to apply for the endowed Morberg Family Chair in Hepatology.

Candidates must demonstrate broad experience in clinical management of liver diseases (including pre- and post-transplant), must have specialty qualifications in Internal Medicine and/or Gastroenterology/Hepatology in the country of current practice, and must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.

This is a geographical, full-time, contingent position commencing July 1, 2018 or as soon thereafter as possible, for a term of five years, renewable upon favorable review. Salary and rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

The University of Manitoba is a major research university located in the city of Winnipeg. The city has a rich cultural environment with symphony, opera, dance, theatre and ethnic festivals. The region also provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons.

The University of Manitoba and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority are strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, 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, 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 the curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.
Confidential applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and the names of three references and should be received no later than noon on December 31, 2017.

All materials should be sent to:

Chair, Search Committee for Section Head Hepatology
Department of Internal Medicine
GC425, 820 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, MB R3A 1R9

CLOSING DATE: December 31, 2017