Career Opportunities

Academic Pediatric Neurologist

The Section of Pediatric Neurosciences, Department of Pediatrics & Child Health, University of Manitoba, and the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority Child Health Program invite applications for a Pediatric Neurologist with additional training in pediatric epilepsy.  This will be a geographical full-time, contingent position at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher commensurate on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will have inpatient and ambulatory patient care responsibilities in a tertiary care facility and teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

The Section of Pediatric Neurology evaluates children with a wide variety of neurological abnormalities including seizure disorders (epilepsies), strokes, tumors, headaches, nerve and muscle disorders, metabolic and degenerative diseases, infectious diseases, developmental malformations and developmental delay. Opportunities for research exist and clinicians with commitment and interest in collaborative and independent research are encouraged to apply.

The successful applicant will join a Section of a total of six full time academic pediatric neurologists that work closely with Pediatric Neurosurgery. The Section of Neurology also includes two pediatric neurology nurse clinicians, one physician assistant, and four EEG technologists. The EEG Laboratory provides routine EEGs, ambulatory EEGs and Video EEG Monitoring on an inpatient and outpatient basis.  New and exciting developments are a recently implemented epilepsy surgery program and an Epilepsy Monitoring Unit that is currently in planning stages. Moreover, the Department of Pediatrics would consider the appointment to one of its Endowed Chairs to further research and knowledge translation in the realm of pediatric epilepsy care.

Candidates must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. Certification in Pediatric Neurology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is preferred.

Compensation is derived from fee for service income plus an annual supplementary payment as set out by Doctor's Manitoba agreement. 

Physicians may be eligible for a recruitment incentive.  Please contact physicianrecruitment@wrha.mb.ca for further information.

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.

Contact

Dr. Terry Klassen

Professor and Head,

Department of Pediatrics and Child Health

CE208-840 Sherbrook Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3A 1S1  (Email:tklassen11@hsc.mb.ca)


Posted August 5 2015