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Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology
University of Manitoba

Date Posted Sep. 20, 2021
Title Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology
University University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Department Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date July 1, 2022
  • Assistant Professor
  • Physiology & Biophysics

Assistant Professor
Full-time contingent appointment (three years) Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology University of Manitoba
Position #30489

The Department of Physiology & Pathophysiology in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences and Max Rady College of Medicine at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time three-year contingent position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing by July 1, 2022, or on a date mutually agreed upon. The department is seeking an individual with evidence of research capability in women’s heart health and cardiometabolic systems and who has received training in physiology and is capable of educating undergraduate, graduate and medical students through teaching and mentorship. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences, based at the St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre. The new recruit will be expected to develop a funded research program related to women’s heart health that will preferably complement or extend our strengths in this area of physiology and pathophysiology, as well as associated disorders and disease. This program should allow for broad collaborations with colleagues from both fundamental science and clinical departments. The opportunity to do original and innovative research is a significant component of this position with at least 75% protected time for research. Awareness of the unique features of women’s heart health and circadian biology is preferred. Laboratory and office space will be located on the St. Boniface campus. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching in the area of cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology at the undergraduate and graduate levels and service on department or faculty committees as assigned.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate or equivalent degree in physiology. A successful period of postdoctoral training is required. This position will have a significant research component and evidence of a productive publication history in high quality, peer-reviewed journals and the potential to secure competitive, extramural research funding are expected. Demonstrated evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative team environment, excellent communication skills, and teaching experience would be desirable attributes.

Additional Information:
The successful applicant will have access to all Faculty research platform resources including Central Animal Care and will have access to expertise in transgenic mouse models, adenovirus vector production, molecular and live-cell imaging, genomics, proteomics, lipidomics, flow cytometry, and mass spectroscopy. The Department Office will provide administrative support for undergraduate and graduate teaching/training. Further information on the Department of Physiology & Pathophysiology can be obtained at

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should apply by e-mail only (pdf files), sending a letter of application (referencing position number #30489) with 1) an outline of short and longer term research plans and professional goals, 2) statement of teaching philosophy, teaching interests and/or training, 3) a curriculum vitae, 4) a personal Diversity Statement on their contributions to equity, diversity and inclusion in their teaching, research, service and/or other experiences, and 5) the names and contact information of three academic references to Dr. Janice Dodd, Chair, Search Committee, Tel: (204) 789-3764, e-mail: Only complete applications will be considered.

Application materials including letters of reference will be handled in accordance with "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. 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 and gender identities, 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.

Equity and diversity are essential to excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. To address the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion, in recognition of the underrepresentation of members of historically and currently under‐represented groups, and pursuant to the Manitoba Human Rights Commission Policy I‐7, preference will be given to applicants who self‐identify as women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized persons, as well as other historically underrepresented groups such as 2SLBGTQ+.

For example, as a key component of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, Ongomiizwin (The Indigenous Institute of Health and Healing), offers research support and mentorship to First Nations, Inuit, Métis new investigators or those involved in Indigenous health research.

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