The BC Children’s Hospital & BC Women’s Hospital (C&W) cares for the province’s most acutely ill infants and children and provides chronic, developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout British Columbia. C&W offers a broad range of health services and specialized health programs. In partnership with C&W, the University of British Columbia ‘s (UBC) Department of Pediatrics provides leadership and excellence in patient care, education, research and child advocacy through an exemplary team which includes physicians, scientists, allied health professionals and administrative staff.
In our progressive and energizing environment, you will find a rewarding career infused with the resources of an internationally recognized health care facility. You will be encouraged to make the most of your talents and be inspired to deliver excellence every day. With your management and financial expertise and experience, you will impact and influence the entire pediatrics department.’
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Pediatric Residency Associate Program Director (0.40 FTE)
The University of British Columbia, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a pediatrician to help oversee and lead the further development
of the Pediatric Residency Program, in conjunction with the Pediatric Program Director. This is an ideal position for a member of faculty
who is excited by supporting excellent resident education.
The successful candidate will be a clinician with a documented interest in medical education. Further training would be an asset. Some
experience in educational program management would be useful along with an interest in scholarly educational activity. This position
would be ideal for a more junior clinician who has a strong interest in Medical Education.
Review of applications will commence immediately. Interested applicants should submit a letter and their curriculum vitae including a
list of four references by June 30, 2017 to:
Mary Bennett, MD, FRCP(C)
Clinical Professor and Associate Head, Education
Dept Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
Room 2D13 – 4480 Oak Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6H 3V4
The anticipated start date is August 1, 2017, negotiable.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow: Epigenetics and Asthma
A postdoctoral position is available to join an energetic and collegial group dedicated to enhancing the health of children. The successful applicant will work at the BC Children's Hospital Research Institute on this exciting collaborative project directed by Drs. Stuart Turvey and Michael Kobor. This position will be translational and interdisciplinary in nature aimed at examining whole genome DNA methylation and global gene expression in a large birth cohort dedicated to defining the origins of asthma.
Research Program Manager
The Research Program Manager will provide strategic direction of the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer research program and Childhood and Cancer and Blood research Group at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute in close collaboration with the program director, Kirk Schultz. He/she will be responsible for the overall planning, development, management, coordination, and communication for the multiple-project clinical research program and laboratory research program; facilitation and management of research grants; writing reports and presentations for various stakeholders; developing drafts of manuscripts for publication; management of human resources and financial administration; and contributing to the development of future research and programmatic activities.
Postgrad OSCE Chair(s)
The OSCE Chair(s) will be responsible for leadership and administrative oversight of two Pediatric subspecialty OSCEs and three
residency OSCEs. Duties include reviewing stations from the Canadian Pediatric National OSCE Bank and selecting the OSCE station
cases for Department of Pediatrics. The OSCE Chair(s) will report to the Chair of Examination Subcommittee of the Residency
Program Committee, and work with the Assessment Program Assistant and other administrative staff.
The Vaccine Evaluation Center Research Coordinator
This is position is for project coordination of vaccine research, including clinical trials. Individuals at this level have proven their abilities as a research nurse and have experience in coordination tasks. Must show a demonstrated ability to do the typical duties described in the Work Performed section.
Cassie & Friends Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology
The mission of the Cassie & Friends International Postdoctoral Fellowship in Pediatric Rheumatology is to provide training to PhD researchers in the field of pediatric rheumatology and to support future investigative careers in the improved understanding of rheumatic diseases.
The fellow will be offered an appointment through the University of British Columbia (UBC, Vancouver, BC) Department of Pediatrics. The initial term will be for 1 year commencing no later than Jan 2018, with a possibility for extension for a second year. Research will be conducted at the British Columbia Children’s Hospital Research Institute (BCCHRI, also in Vancouver, BC) under the supervision of Dr. Kelly Brown. This is a highly collaborative research environment and the candidate will interact regularly with clinicians and scientists in the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology at British Columbia Children’s Hospital.
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. However, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.
Locum Position available for General Pediatrician at Surrey/Langley
I have had to take an unexpected medical leave of absence from my practice in Surrey/Langley and I was wondering if you were aware of anyone looking for a locum position at the moment. Or, alternatively, if you had the opportunity to circulate this message to the general paediatricians at BCCH, I would be very grateful.
Dr. Colleen Poole
Research Associate, Child Health BC
One-year full-time term position (with potential to renew for a second year)
The individual will work under close supervision of Dr. Maureen O’Donnell who will provide support as it relates to the Child Health BC Tiers of Service framework. They will be also co-supervised by Dr. Elodie Portales-Casamar who will provide support as it relates to data design, collection, management, and analysis. The team will meet regularly to assess progress and define goals and timelines.
Key job functions of the CHBC Research Associate include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Conceptualizing and designing a self-assessment system with appropriate flexibility and reusability.
- The desired system will integrate, automate and streamline the processes for gathering information and analyzing responses.
- Conceptualization of the desired system will incorporate feedback from interactions with stakeholders.
- CHBC will be able to utilize components of the system as needed for future self-assessment processes for other modules.
- Designing the self-assessment surveys for the Children's Medical and Surgical modules.
- Overseeing the set-up of the self-assessment survey in REDCap and monitoring completion of the surveys in "real-time."
- Advising on the export of data from REDCap to an appropriate platform for analysis.
- Conducting extensive data analyses and translating the results into site, health authority and provincial reports.
Last Updated: Aug 15 2017
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