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Rady Chair in Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
University of Manitoba

Date Posted Oct. 18, 2018
Title Rady Chair in Interprofessional Collaborative Practice
University University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Department Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Application Deadline Nov. 19, 2018
Position Start Date Jan. 1, 2019
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Physical Therapy/Rehabilitation
    Pharmaceutical Sciences
    Occupational Therapy
    Nursing - General
    Allied Health Professions
    Health Sciences - General

University Of Manitoba, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
Position start date: January 1st or as soon as possible thereafter
Position number: 26204/26283
Closing date for applications: November 19 or until filled

The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences is searching for a candidate for the position of Rady Chair in Interprofessional Collaborative Practice. The Chair position will be for an initial five-year term, and the holder will be given a tenured or tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department/College within the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences most appropriate given his/her discipline/background; the Chair will also have an affiliation with the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Office of Interprofessional Collaboration.

The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences consists of the Colleges of Dentistry and School of Dental Hygiene; Medicine; Nursing, Pharmacy; and Rehabilitation Sciences (Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Respiratory Therapy). This full-time position will be focused on interprofessional collaborative practice research and scholarship; and advancing knowledge that will improve the quality of patient care, patient safety, retention of health-human resources, and delivery of cost efficiencies. In addition to research and scholarship, the Chair will provide leadership in the training, educating, and mentoring of future leaders in interprofessional collaborative practice. The Chair will also provide high quality teaching at the undergraduate level and/or teaching and supervision at the graduate level. The Chair will build upon collaborative relationships between educational and practice systems promoting excellence in patient care, quality, and safety. By delivering on these strategic objectives, the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will become recognized for its leadership and excellence in promoting and facilitating interprofessional collaborative practice and quality of patient-centred care.

The successful candidate will hold a current academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher; have expertise in collaborative practice and interprofessional education; and have an active research program in this area. The successful candidate will have a PhD in a related field and be a licensed health professional, or MD, DMD, PharmD with appropriate training to be a researcher/educator. Rank and salary will be determined based on qualifications and experience. An attractive start-up research fund package will be made available.

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 favorable in Canada. To learn more about Winnipeg visit

The University of Manitoba is 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.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with protection of privacy provisions of "The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act" (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitas may be provided to participating members of the search process.

Interested candidates should submit a letter outlining their interest and suitability for the position, curriculum vitae, and the names of three referees quoting position #26204/26283 to:

Dr. Christine Ateah
Vice-Dean, Education, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
A118 Chown Building
753 McDermot Ave
Winnipeg Manitoba, R3E 0T6 CANADA
Telephone: 204 474-8394

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Christine Ateah
    Rady Faculty of Health Sciences
    University of Manitoba
    A118 Chown Building
    753 McDermot Ave
    Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T6
  • 204 474-8394


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