FLEX Course Co-Director

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia is pleased to invite applications for the position of FLEX Course Co-Director. This is a 0.20 FTE (1 day per week) position for a three (3) year term with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory review, and is expected to be filled by a candidate internal to the Faculty. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2018, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

The University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, in collaboration with the Provincial Government, is committed to training the health professionals of the future. The FLEX Course Co-Director provides province-wide course leadership, planning, maintenance, and delivery of the Flexible enhanced Learning (FLEX) course across all sites. The Course Co-Director will also have responsibility for advisor/assessor, activity supervisor, and tutor recruitment; student assessment; and notebook and activity repository supervision.

The FLEX Course Co-Director reports to the Director, Curriculum. The incumbent will work closely and collaboratively with FLEX Site Directors across the distributed program and sit on various committees representing FLEX.

The successful applicant will be an experienced clinician and/or foundational scientist with a commitment to the development of medical education in BC. The ideal candidate will have experience and excellence as a teacher, experience in curriculum development and delivery, and experience with the health care system and other health-related areas in the community. The successful applicant will possess collaborative leadership skills, excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaborative negotiation skills, and the ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and administrative leadership. Applicants must have a current UBC academic or clinical faculty appointment.

A detailed job description is available in the Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME) office for those who wish to review it. Please enquire at the email address below.

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: ugme.coord@ubc.ca with subject line: FLEX Course Co-Director)

Review of applications will commence February 26, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.