The successful candidate is expected to develop and lead an independent research program that focuses on building knowledge and research capacity in health economics, and contribute to teaching and graduate student training within CHS.
The Chair will have teaching responsibilities at the graduate level, and will be expected to supervise Master's and PhD students and post-doctoral fellows.
Qualifications : The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in Economics, or in a relevant area such as Health Policy and Planning, with very strong training in health economics.
Necessary qualifications for the position include evidence of 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.A successful candidate is expected to be selected no later than August, 2020, after which a Tier 2 CRC nomination application will be prepared, and expected to be submitted in November, 2020.
Chairs are awarded by the Tri-agency Institutional Programs Secretariat after a rigorous evaluation, and award decisions are expected in the Spring of 2021.
The appointment will be conditional on a successful Canada Research Chair nomination, and is expected to begin on July 1, 2021.
Applicants must be exceptional emerging scholars with less than 10 years of experience as a researcher since obtaining their terminal degree at the time of nomination.
Tier 2 Chairs are valued at $100,000 per year for 5 years with an option to renew once. New CRC awardees are also eligible for infrastructure support from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).
Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree, and (where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.
will have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program's Tier 2 justification process. Please contact the UM's Office of Research Services () office for more information ().
The University acknowledges the potential impact that Career Interruptions and Personal Circumstances can have on an applicant's record of research achievement.
We encourage applicants to explain the impact of any such interruption(s) in their submission. Measures will be taken to ensure that these leaves are given careful consideration during the evaluation process.
The CRC Nomination Selection Committee will receive equity training that includes instruction on how to recognize and combat unconscious, implicit, overt, prejudicial and other kinds of bias.
The Canada Research Chairs website also provides full program information including details on eligibility criteria at : Additional Information : 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.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.