The Department of Clinical Neurosciences (http://www.ucalgary.ca/dcns/), Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, invites applications for Section Head of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Physiatry) in the Department. This key leadership position in the Department is a Contingent Term full-time academic position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.
The successful candidate will become a key member of one or up to three partner Institutes, depending on their area of research interest and academic direction: the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI, http://www.hbi.ucalgary.ca/), the McCaig Institute for Bone and Joint Health http://www.mccaig.ucalgary.ca/) and/or the Libin Cardiovascular Institute (http://www.libin.ucalgary.ca/) at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services (Calgary Zone). The successful candidate can look forward to receiving a highly competitive recruitment package, appropriate resources, protected time and a highly collaborative environment to achieve academic and leadership success.
The Department of Clinical Neurosciences and its partner Institutes work collectively in advancing world-class physiatry research and innovation, together with exemplary patient care. Duties for this position include the provision of clinical service in the Section of Physiatry and clinical teaching. As the Head of the Section of Physiatry, the successful candidate will be expected to provide excellent management, visionary leadership and the ability to engage and work collaboratively with key stakeholders. Salary support will be through an Academic Medical Health Services Plan in Physiatry, supported by Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services and the Cumming School of Medicine.
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
Calgary is one of the world’s cleanest cities and has been named one of the world’s most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.
The HBI, McCaig and Libin Institutes and the Department of Clinical Neurosciences are committed to fostering diversity through cultivating an environment where people with a variety of backgrounds, genders, interests and talents feel welcome and included. This includes the provision of a formal mentoring program, internal review programs that enhance success in research grant applications, pilot funding programs and other support programs.
Please be aware that the application process allows for a maximum of four attachments. Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (you are encouraged to merge documents to reduce the number of attachments):
Curriculum Vitae (Academic)
Research interest statement (not to exceed 2 pages)
The names and contact information for three (3) referees
The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here; in particular, we encourage members of the four designated groups (women, Aboriginal People, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities) to apply. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding diversity or requests for accommodation can be sent to Human Resources (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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About University of Calgary - Cumming School of Medicine
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca