MEDD 412 Course Director

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for the position of MEDD 412 Course Director, in the MD Undergraduate Program. This is a 0.40 FTE (2 days per week) position shared between two individuals at 0.20 FTE each. The term of this position is until June 30, 2018, 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 October 1, 2017, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

The MEDD 412 Course Director will report to the Assistant Dean, Curriculum and the local Regional Associate Dean at the appointee’s home site. The incumbent has province-wide leadership, integration, planning, and organizational responsibilities for MEDD 412. Typically, there will be two individuals sharing the Course Director role for the course. The Course Director works in close collaboration with the other MEDD 412 Course Director, the MEDD 412 Site Directors, Clinical Skills Directors, and Family Practice Directors at all sites to ensure the goals and objectives of this course are met.

Applicants must hold a MD and/or PhD degree. The candidate should be a clinician and/or foundational scientist with a commitment to the development of medical education in British Columbia and has an open and flexible approach to course leadership within the MD Undergraduate Program. The ideal candidate will have experience in course leadership, administration, and will have experience teaching in a medical education program. The ideal candidate will demonstrate excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, as well as proven administrative ability combined with outstanding communication skills.

A detailed job description is available in the Dean’s Office, MD Undergraduate Program, Faculty of Medicine, 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
Assistant Dean, Curriculum
c/o Joanne Read
With subject line MEDD 412 Course Director

Review of applications will begin on September 25, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.