Career Opportunities

Section Head - Rheumatology

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 Rheumatology.  The section is one of 17 sections in the Department of Internal Medicine.  The Department provides patient care, undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education and research.

This is a major academic position with substantial resources within the region, primarily at two academic health centres and one community-based hospital. The successful candidate will lead a dynamic and growing team within the Section. The candidate will ensure continued excellence in clinical care of rheumatic diseases and innovative education programs at all levels. They will support and grow successful translational and epidemiological research programs within the Section, and build on excellent linkages with other research groups within and beyond the University. They will provide mentorship and support to junior faculty and contribute to the well-being of the Department and University community.

This is a geographic full-time, contingent position commencing July 1st, 2018 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.  Physicians may be eligible to receive a recruitment/resettlement incentive. Contact for further information.

Candidates must have senior specialty qualifications in Rheumatology in the country of current practice and must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba. Certification in Rheumatology 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. Winnipeg is the largest city in the Province of Manitoba and one of the most culturally diverse cities anywhere. More than 100 languages are represented, and Winnipeg is well known for its cultural achievements and flourishing arts scene. The city is home to the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, symphony, opera, theatre, and ethnic festivals. Besides supporting professional hockey, football, and baseball teams, the region provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons. The Winnipeg housing market is one of the most favourable in Canada.

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, 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, Rheumatology Search Committee

Department of Internal Medicine

Room GC425, Health Sciences Centre

820 Sherbrook Street

Winnipeg, MB Canada R3A 1R9


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