Associate Director of Curriculum, Years 3 and 4

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC) is pleased to invite applications for the role of Associate Director of Curriculum, Years 3 and 4. This appointment is for a term of three (3) years requiring a time commitment of 0.40 FTE (2 days/week) and is expected to be filled by a candidate internal to the Faculty who holds an academic or clinical faculty appointment. The anticipated start date is March 1, 2018 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

The Associate Director of Curriculum, Years 3 and 4 is responsible for the management and quality improvement of the 3rd and 4th year curriculum. Working with the Director of Curriculum, Director of Assessment, the Associate Director of Curriculum, Years 1 and 2, the Faculty Lead, Curriculum Management, and other key stakeholders, the incumbent will ensure that the Years 3 and 4 curriculum is of high quality, aligned with the MD Undergraduate Program (MDUP) exit competencies and course objectives, and meets relevant CACMS accreditation standards.

The Associate Director of Curriculum reports to the Director of Curriculum, and through them to the Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME). The incumbent will work closely with the Year 3 core Rotation Directors, the VFMP Electives Director, the MEDD 448 and 449 Course Co-Directors, the Evaluation Studies Unit, the Curriculum Management Unit, and representatives from the Medical Undergraduate Society.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience with curriculum development and delivery, experience and excellence as a medical educator, familiarity with CACMS accreditation standards, and experience within the UGME program in educational leadership. The successful incumbent must hold an MD and be Royal College or CFPC certified (or equivalent).

The incumbent must have sufficient protected time during the working week to fulfill the requirements of this role. A letter of application, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and names of three references should be directed to:

Dr. Cheryl Holmes
Associate Dean, Undergraduate Medical Education
UBC Faculty of Medicine
(email: with subject line: Associate Director of Curriculum, Years 3 and 4

Review of applications will commence March 27, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.