Career Opportunities

Section Head - Hematology/Oncology

The Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Hematology/Oncology, Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady College of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, and Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, CancerCare Manitoba invite applications for the position of academic Head for the Section of Hematology/Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Manitoba and Head, Department of Medical Oncology and Hematology, CancerCare Manitoba. 

The Section of Hematology/Oncology is one of 17 sections in the Department of Internal Medicine providing patient care, undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education and research. 

This is a major academic position with substantial resources within the region, primarily at two academic health centres.  There are presently 37 academic Hematologists, Hemato-Oncologists and Medical Oncologists within the section with major clinical and investigative responsibilities in all areas of cancer care and benign hematology.

The successful applicant will have proven leadership abilities, a record of continuing achievement in basic or applied research, and a demonstrated capacity to collaborate with related disciplines.   He/she must also have clinical and teaching skills to further the aims of undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Hematology/Oncology.  The applicant will have an important role in fostering an outstanding Hematology/Oncology research environment by adding clinical research expertise and by enhancing existing clinical programs.

This is a geographical, full-time, contingent position commencing January 1, 2020, or as soon thereafter as possible, for a term of five years, renewable upon favourable review.  Salary and rank will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Candidates must have senior specialty qualifications in Hematology/Oncology in the country of current practice and must be eligible for registration with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Manitoba.  Certification in Internal Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada is a strong asset. 

The University of Manitoba is a major research university located in the city of Winnipeg.  The city has a rich sports and cultural environment with symphony, opera, dance, theatre and ethnic festivals, as well as professional hockey, football, baseball and soccer teams.  The region also provides ample opportunities for outdoor recreation in all seasons. 

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 orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M’s Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.



Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and the names of three references to:

                                                   Search Committee

                                                   Department of Internal Medicine

                                                   Room GC430, Health Sciences Centre

                                                   820 Sherbrook Street

                                                   Winnipeg, MB  Canada   R3A 1R9


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


Posted November 21, 2019