MMSF Dr. F.W. Du Val and John Henson Clinical Research Professorship Award
The Manitoba Medical Service Foundation and the University of Manitoba, invite applications from individuals as candidates for the MMSF Dr. F.W. Du Val and John Henson Clinical Research Professorship Award, to be effective July 1, 2022, or later by arrangement.
The intent of the award is to promote clinical research at the University of Manitoba for the general benefit of health research in Manitoba by supporting clinical scientists in the early stages of a successful research career as a health care professional.
Candidates must be judged to be in the early stages of a successful research career as a health care professional, have been engaged in independent research for not more than 7 years and should have received one or more grants from a national granting agency, such as the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. He/she/they should have a satisfactory publication record in peer-reviewed journals demonstrating his/her/their career potential.
Candidates must be physicians or health care professionals licensed to practice in Manitoba with a faculty appointment at the University of Manitoba and must be engaged in research related to the health field.
The Award is given for a period of three years. It may not be held concurrently with another personal career award and is not renewable. The Award consists of a contribution to the awardee’s salary (including benefits) of $55,000 per annum during the three-year term. Successful candidate(s) must guarantee a 50% time commitment to research. The appointment will be subject to annual reporting using the MMSF Final Report Form. A grant-in-aid to the appointee of up to $20,000 may be made during the first year of the appointment.
Applicants shall complete the Research Module, which can be found at:
The application, with supporting letters of recommendation and documents, must be submitted no later than Monday, April 25, 2022 to the Office of the Associate Dean (Research), Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, at: resmedgrants [at] umanitoba [dot] ca