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Dalhousie Medicine N.B. Endowed Chair in Occupational Health/Medicine

Dalhousie University, Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick

Job Title: Dalhousie Medicine N.B. Endowed Chair in Occupational Health/Medicine
Job Location: Saint John , New Brunswick
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2019-03-27
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Dalhousie Medicine N.B. Endowed Chair in Occupational Health/Medicine
Dalhousie University

Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick

Endowed Chair in Occupational Health/Medicine

The Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University invites applications for the JD Irving Ltd. Chair in Occupational Medicine at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, based in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. The purpose of the Chair is to enhance the field of Occupational Health/Medicine throughout the Maritime Provinces (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island) through the delivery of academic programs, research and leadership in the field of Occupational Health/Medicine.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated track record and/or potential in research excellence related to Occupational Health/Medicine, and will be expected to play a leadership role in spearheading collaborative research initiatives that span disciplines and sectors, including industry. The successful candidate will also create opportunities and drive strategic directions in one or more of the following areas: academic curriculum development and implementation, teaching, education and professional development. Key competencies required include excellent communication skills, collaboration and team development, research leadership skills in an interprofessional and multi-stakeholder environment and experience in maintaining successful partnerships.

The responsibilities of the Chair will include building research capacity in Occupational Health/Medicine and contributing to curricular and program development at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick. There are opportunities for MD candidates to lead the development of occupational health programs and consultation services for clients in the Maritime Provinces, such as patients, clinicians, Worker’s Compensation Boards, government, academic institutions and industry and/or labor groups.

The initial appointment will be for a five-year renewable term. The successful candidate will be appointed to an academic rank and department commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position will be based at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick (DMNB) in Saint John, NB. DMNB delivers the Dalhousie four-year MD curriculum to 120 students who are based in New Brunswick, and 320 who are based in Halifax. DMNB is located on the Saint John campus of the University of New Brunswick (UNB), which offers additional opportunities for collaboration.

Job Requirements

Applicants must have one of the following:

  1. a PhD or equivalent
  2. an MD or equivalent, plus FRCPC certification in Occupational Medicine (or equivalent certification).

Information and Application Process Instructions

The application deadline is: Friday 31 May, 2019 (midnight), or until the position is filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Please send a curriculum vitae, a two-page teaching and research statement, and the names and contact information of three references to: Lorie deVarennes at or Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, 100 Tucker Park Road, PO Box 5050, Saint John, New Brunswick E2L 4L5. A complete application also includes a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Dalhousie University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on or or

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Lorie de Varennes as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Lorie de Varennes
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