Discipline Specific Site Co-Lead (DSSL), Royal Columbian Hospital

The Department of Medicine at the University of British Columbia (UBC), is seeking internal applications for the position of Discipline Specific Site Co-Lead (DSSL) for our Undergraduate Education program from current UBC Clinical, Partner, and Tenure Stream Faculty Members.

This position is located at the Royal Columbian Hospital, New Westminster, British Columbia. Successful candidates must currently hold a UBC tenure stream or clinical faculty appointment or be eligible for appointment to a clinical rank.

This 0.12 FTE position reports to the Program Director, Undergraduate Medical Education and the Associate Head Education, UBC Department of Medicine.

The incumbent will work extensively with Year 3 students and staff of the UBC Faculty of Medicine at the RCH site.  He/she is expected to keep abreast of the current policies and procedures of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and will ensure ongoing accreditation of the Program by the College. The candidate will be involved in curriculum development, implementation and review, and may be expected to Chair and participate on a number of undergraduate education related committees.

The successful applicant will have extensive knowledge of the undergraduate medical education program at UBC, within Canada and abroad.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The appointment is a one (1) year term and may commence as early as April 1, 2023 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

Please submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier and the names of two references no later than March 27, 2023 to:

Andrea Townson
UBC Department of Medicine
Associate Head, Education
Email: andrea.Townson@vch.ca
With the subject line: Application for DSSL, RCH

Review of applications will begin on March 17, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is April 1, 2023, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.