The Division of Biochemical Diseases, Department of Pediatrics,University of British Columbia and the Immunity in Health & Disease cluster at the Child & Family Research Institute seek an Assistant Professor, tenure track to join their well established program.
The Child and Family Research Institute (CFRI) (www.cfri.ca) is a partnership of The University of British Columbia (UBC) and the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) whose member agencies include the BC Children’s Hospital, Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children, and the BC Women’s Hospital and Health Centre. The CFRI is dedicated to high quality research spanning a wide range of concerns relevant to children’s and family health.
Assistant Professor, Tenure Track - Biochemical Diseases
The incumbent will be expected to establish an active independent program in Biochemical Disease research and to forge productive collaborations with other members of the Division. His or her time will be well protected to allow establishment of a vibrant research program. The Division currently consists of five faculty members with expertise in diagnosis and treatment of biochemical diseases. We are seeking a junior to mid-level clinician-investigator who can complement the current expertise or introduce a new focus for research. She or he will be expected to participate in the clinical and educational programs of the Division of Biochemical Diseases as well as be eligible to obtain a specialist’s license to practice inBritish Columbia. As a faculty member within the Department of Pediatrics, the successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate teaching activities of the Department, as well as make academic service contributions.
The successful candidate will have an MD and PhD or equivalent research experience and be qualified to practice as a Biochemical Disease consultant. You will have a track record of demonstrated excellence in teaching, superb clinical credentials and excellence in research as documented by publications and grants from external peer-reviewed granting agencies. Candidates will have Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Pediatrics (or equivalent) as well as Fellowship training in Pediatric Biochemical Diseases. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications, accompanied by a covering letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a short summary of research plans and names of three references should be directed to:
Dr. Sylvia Stockler, MD, PhD, MBA, FRCPC, Professor of Pediatrics
Head, Division of Biochemical Diseases
UBC Department of Pediatrics
K3-204, 4480 Oak Street
Vancouver BC V6H 3V4
Closing date: October 22, 2013
Anticipated starting date of this position: April 1, 2014
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, personal of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. However, Canadian and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.