Career Opportunities

Section Head - Endocrinology

The Department of Internal Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Medicine Program invite applications for the position of Head of the Section of Endocrinology, one of 17 sections in the Department of Internal Medicine providing patient care, undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education and research.  The individual will also be the medical leader for the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority for Endocrinology.

This is a major academic position with substantial resources within the region, primarily at two academic health centres and one community-based hospital.  There are presently 8 full-time and 5 part time academic physicians within the section with major clinical and academic responsibilities.  In addition, there are 2 PhD scientists with major lab-based research activities. Extensive resources are in place within the Department of Internal Medicine to support the position.  

The successful applicant will be an academic endocrinologist with proven leadership abilities, a record of continuing achievement in endocrinology research, and a demonstrated capacity to collaborate with related disciplines.  He/she will built on to, coordinate, and enhance our academic and clinical program in endocrinology and metabolism, and will also further the aims of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in endocrinology and metabolism through his/her superior clinical and teaching skills. 

This is a geographical, full-time, contingent position commencing March 1, 2019 or as soon thereafter as possible, for a term of five years, renewable upon favourable review.  Salary and rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.  

Candidates must have senior specialty qualifications in Endocrinology in the country of current practice and must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.  Certification in Endocrinology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is preferred. 

The University of Manitoba is a major research university located in the city of Winnipeg.  The city has a rich sports and 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 is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons/persons of colour, Indigenous 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, 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.



Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three references to:  

Chair, Search Committee

Department of Internal Medicine

Room GC430, Health Sciences Centre

820 Sherbrook Street

Winnipeg, MB  Canada  R3A 1R9'

Closing Date: December 31, 2018

MSAS 2342-509