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Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Medical Health Informatics
The University of Western Ontario (Western), one of Canada’s leading research
intensive universities, seeks applicants for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in
Medical Health Informatics. In accordance with the regulations set for Tier 2
Canada Research Chairs ( www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca), the candidate will be an
excellent emerging scientist who has demonstrated research creativity and
innovation, and the potential to achieve international recognition in the field
of medical health informatics within the next five to ten years. The Candidate
must propose an original and innovative research program of high quality
which would attract excellent trainees, students and future researchers.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. (and/or an M.D., D.D.S.) or equivalent. The
successful candidate will be appointed in a tenure-track appointment at the
rank of Assistant Professor, or at an Associate Professor level if qualifications
and experience warrant. The appointment will be made to the appropriate
department suitable to the candidate’s background and qualifications with
opportunity(s) for a cross-appointment(s) to an appropriate Clinical or Basic
Science Department and/or affiliated research institutes.
The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent,
externally funded, research program. We seek candidates with a strong
research record and expertise in medical health informatics. Researchers with
expertise in the development and application of databases, electronic health
records, and/or information systems to improve human health are encouraged
to apply. The position will allow the candidate to take a leadership role in
medical health informatics, which has been identified as an emerging area
of research strength at The University of Western Ontario.
With full time enrollment of about 32,000, Western graduates students from
file (which includes creative, practice-based
a range of academic and professional programs. Further information about The
University of Western Ontario can be found at http://www.uwo.ca. Western’s
Recruitment & Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of
successful applications and their families.
Please send a detailed curriculum vitae, a brief description of current research
program, accomplishments, and future plans, copies of representative
publication, and the names of three references to:
Dr. Victor Han
Associate Dean, Research, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
Suite 1240, 1st Floor, Robarts Research Institute
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario Canada N6A 5C1
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications
will begin May, 2012.
Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written
and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encour-
aged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given
priority. The University of Western Ontario is committed to employment equity
and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible
minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.
research), and evidence of teaching experi-
ence that employs Interdisciplinary Digital
Humanities approaches and scholarship.
The successful candidate will be expected to
conduct and disseminate research in his/
her area of specialization and to engage
with the interdisciplinary nature of the Fac-
ulty of Creative and Critical Studies. Salary
is competitive and commensurate with
qualifications and experience. The collegial
learning environment of the Faculty of Cre-
ative and Critical Studies focuses on effec-
tive teaching, the integration of research
and teaching, and a commitment to devel-
oping a locally involved and globally aware
community. The Faculty offers both disci-
pline-based and interdisciplinary programs
at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Candidates are asked to submit a letter of
application, complete curriculum vitae,
statement of teaching philosophy, research
plan, examples of scholarly and/or artistic
research to Dr. Jennifer Gustar, Head,
Department of Critical Studies at the fol-
lowing address only: recruitment.fccs@ubc.
ca. Candidates should also arrange for three
letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr.
Gustar at the same address. The deadline for
applications and letters of reference is April
13, 2012. UBC hires on the basis of merit
and is committed to employment equity. All
qualified persons are encouraged to apply.
UBC is strongly committed to diversity
within its community and especially wel-
comes applications from visible minority
group members, women, Aboriginal per-
sons, persons with disabilities, persons of
any sexual orientation or gender identity,
and others who may contribute to the fur-
ther diversification of ideas. Canadians and
permanent residents of Canada will be
given priority. This appointment is subject
to budgetary approval.
Dalhousie University - Three Canada
Research Chairs. The Faculty of Engineer-
ing at Dalhousie University in Halifax, NS,
invites applications from outstanding candi-
dates for three Canada Research Chairs
(Tier 2) in the areas of Sustainable Trans-
portation Infrastructure and Water Technol-
ogies. Appointment to a faculty position will
be conditional on candidates' approval
through the CRC program review process.
Eligibility criteria and CRC program infor-
mation can be found at www.chairs-chaires.
gc.ca. The successful candidates will be
offered tenure stream appointments at the
rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with
a start date of January 2013 or later. ( 1) Sus-
tainable Transportation Infrastructure -
Search No. 1963, Department of Civil and
Resource Engineering. In collaboration
with Dalhousie's Centre for Innovation in
Infrastructure (CII), the Department of
Civil and Resource Engineering is focusing
on the needs of Canada's aging and deterio-
rating public infrastructure. The Chair will
be expected to collaborate with other
Chair of Chemical Engineering
Nominations and applications are invited for the
position of Chair of the Department of Chemical
Engineering at the University of Waterloo.
The successful candidate will play a crucial role in leading
the department through a period of unprecedented growth,
establishing the academic tone for the department and playing a
major part in shaping the direction of the Faculty of Engineering.
A fast-growing department, Chemical Engineering currently
has just under 40 faculty members and is planned to grow to
47 by 2015, making it one of the largest chemical engineering
departments in the country.
All qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however,
Canadian citizens and permanent
residents will be given priority.
The University of Waterloo
encourages applications from all
qualified individuals, including
women, members of visible
minorities, native people and
persons with disabilities.
Detailed information on this
exciting opportunity is
available on our website.