Director, Clinical Faculty Affairs

The Faculty of Medicine at The University of British Columbia invites applications for the position of Director, Clinical Faculty Affairs. This is a 0.3 FTE (part-time) position for a three (3) to five (5) year term with the possibility of renewal, subject to satisfactory review and is expected to be filled by a candidate already appointed as clinical faculty within the Faculty of Medicine.

Clinical faculty are vital to the education of health care professionals and the quality of health care throughout the province of British Columbia. The Faculty has over 10,000 clinical faculty members across nineteen (19) academic departments and three (3) schools and this portfolio facilitates two-way communication and understanding between clinical faculty and the UBC Faculty of Medicine. This position promotes clinical faculty development and initiatives in teaching and scholarly activity, educational leadership, and research. This position encourages participation of clinical faculty in the administration and operation of the Faculty, its Departments and Schools, and at various sites throughout BC.

The Director, Clinical Faculty Affairs reports to the Vice-Dean, Health Engagement and Managing Director, UBC Faculty of Medicine. The incumbent works closely with other members of the Dean’s Executive as well as academic leaders across the Faculty.

Candidates should have a medical degree or a graduate degree in a health-related discipline, professional experience working in a complex setting and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in a health environment. Candidates must have a clinical faculty appointment in the UBC Faculty of Medicine and have excellent communication, leadership and problem-solving skills.

A more detailed job description is available in the Dean’s Office, Faculty of Medicine for those who wish to review it. Please enquire at the email address below.

A letter of application that addresses current and past administrative service, experience fostering collaboration, inclusiveness equity and diversity, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, and names of three references, should be directed to:

Dr. Mike Allard, Vice-Dean, Health Engagement
Ms. Shanda Jordan Gaetz, Managing Director
Faculty of Medicine
c/o Ms. Yichen Zhang, Assistant Manager, Searches and Reviews
Email: (subject line: Director, Clinical Faculty Affairs)

Review of applications will begin October 13, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is December 1, 2022.