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   A Memorial University of Newfoundland Publication

June 26, 2003



Memorial University is Atlantic Canada’s leading comprehensive university and offers one of the region’s most important research facilities. The Faculty of Medicine is housed in the modern Health Sciences Centre on the university campus, along with the Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy and the Health Care Corporation of St. John’s.

In addition to a four-year MD program, postgraduate medical training is offered in programs leading to certification by either the College of Family Physicians of Canada or the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The Faculty also provides programs leading to the degrees of M.Sc. and PhD For further information see

The Dean of Medicine is expected to develop and articulate an inspiring strategic vision for the future of the Faculty. The incumbent will provide strong academic leadership, sound administration and be an effective advocate for health issues. Possessing a strong track record either as a clinician or in the fields of research or community health, you will also have a solid educational background combined with experience in leading and successfully managing large complex organizations.

It is anticipated that the appointment will take effect on January 1, 2004. Written nominations or applications, the latter accompanied by a curriculum vitae and the names of five referees, should be submitted to:

Tom Bursey
Managing Director
Alan Davis & Associates Inc.
255 Albert Street, Suite 500, Ottawa
ON. K1P 6A9

Tel: 613-224-9950
Fax: 613-225-6818

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.


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