Assistant/ Associate Professor

University of Manitoba
Winnipeg (Region), Manitoba
November 02 2020
Position # 29464
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Associate Professor
Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Position # 29464

University of Manitoba

The Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics beginning July 1st 2021 or as soon thereafter as possible. The appointment will be at a rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD and several years of postdoctoral experience with strong demonstrated experience in clinical pharmacology.  Areas of research of interest are clinical pharmacology (e.g. design of clinical trials) or pediatric research or drug safety and effectiveness, or a combination thereof. The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences has strong interdisciplinary and translational research teams in several areas of pediatrics including asthma, cancer, neurodevelopmental disorders and type 2 diabetes. The successful candidate is expected to develop an independently funded research program within the department and collaborate with clinical departments and, it is hoped, the research teams described above. The selected individual will also contribute to the teaching of pharmacology at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, supervision of masters and PhD graduate students is required as is a certain level of academic service for the University.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a qualified individual to contribute to the ongoing success of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and to create a new level of interdisciplinary research and collaboration in a department with complementary and diverse skills.

The University of Manitoba, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is a major center of medical education and research linked to sister institutions throughout Canada and the world. The University offers a full range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs embracing basic biomedical sciences, clinical medicine and population health. The Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics has a rich history of research and graduate education in pharmacology and is committed to providing high quality teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels and professionally in the Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy and Faculty of Science, and in community outreach. Through its close relationships with clinical departments, the Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics offers an outstanding opportunity to work with clinical members of the Faculty.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, 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.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact or 204-474-7195. Please note this contact information is for accommodation reasons only.

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. Applications will be accepted until November 30th 2020 or until the position has been filled.

Candidates are encouraged to forward a CV, a letter of introduction, a 5yr research plan and the names of three referees in confidence. The research plan should be up to 5 pages in length including figures and be written along the lines of a research grant application and include major objectives, background, rationale, aims and experimental program. Send by email to:

Dr. Paul Fernyhough
Department of Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
University of Manitoba
A205 Chown Building, 753 McDermot Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3E 0T6
Tel: 204-789-3520

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