Tuesday , November 28 2023

University of Manitoba Jobs – Research Chair, Tier 2

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Job Summary

University of Manitoba currently has a vacancy for those looking to work as a University of Manitoba Jobs – Research Chair, Tier 2 for Full Time at their offices in Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Applicants should be sure to read the job outline attentively if they intend to apply.

Job Title: University of Manitoba Jobs – Research Chair, Tier 2
Company Name: University of Manitoba
Job Location: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: University of Manitoba
Job Link Expiry: 2023-12-30
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Job Details:

Job Description:

The Department of Community Health Sciences (CHS) is a research and training-intensive interdisciplinary department that focuses on creation, preservation and communication of knowledge with respect to the health of populations and thereby contributes to the well-being of the people of Manitoba, Canada and the world. CHS has 49 full-time faculty members, including 11 Canada Research Chairs, and the largest graduate program in RFHS. CHS has active collaborative research and educational programs in epidemiology, biostatistics, health-related social sciences, global public health, Indigenous health, family health, violence and injury prevention, aging and other related areas. While the primary appointment will be in CHS, the candidate will be positioned within The Manitoba Centre for Health Policy (MCHP; https://umanitoba.ca/manitoba-centre-for-health-policy), a Centre of research excellence that supports the development of evidence-informed policy, programs and services that maintain and improve the health and well-being of Manitobans. MCHP develops and maintains the comprehensive Manitoba Population Research Data Repository (the Repository) on behalf of the Province of Manitoba for use by the local, national and international research community. MCHP has over 250 projects active at any given time using the 90+ linkable datasets housed in the Repository. The Repository is unique in the world in terms of its comprehensiveness, degree of integration, and orientation around a de-identified population registry. The Repository enables inter-sectoral population-based research in areas such as health, social determinants of health, health services, education, social services and justice.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The Chair will have teaching responsibilities at the graduate level, and potentially at the undergraduate level, and is expected to supervise Master’s and PhD students and post-doctoral fellows, and interact with the MCHP Student Engagement Committee. The successful candidate is expected to incorporate constructs of data equity, data justice and data sovereignty into their research program, and promote a workplace environment that fosters Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in its daily operations. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in service activities in the department, University and beyond.
  • The successful candidate is expected to develop and lead an independent, interdisciplinary and collaborative research program that focuses on best practices in population data science and data curation. The Chair will build knowledge in areas such as ontologies and cutting edge automated tools and techniques for data curation. The Chair will advance methods for administrative data linkage and innovative data analysis processes. The Chair will also contribute to the enhancement of data holdings and their accessibility to a large network of researchers. The Chair will have 75% protected time for research.
  • The successful candidate will enhance training capacity at MCHP in Population Data Science and analysis of complex data, and provide leadership in this field based on the unique and growing collection of available data resources. The Chair’s research program will accelerate the advancement of research capacity at MCHP in Population Data Science though collaboration with other faculty members in the areas of medicine, public health, biostatistics, computer science and knowledge translation.

Qualification & Experience:

  • The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent and proven success in a relevant discipline. Necessary qualifications for the position include evidence of high research quality and productivity appropriate to career stage, as demonstrated by a track record of strong research activity, research funding and academic output, and a record of mentorship of undergraduate, graduate and/or postdoctoral level trainees. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Job Details:

Company: University of Manitoba

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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