MEDD 421 Course Director

The Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia is pleased to invite applications for the position of MEDD 421 Course Director. This is a 0.40 FTE (2 days 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 January 1, 2021, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

The Faculty of Medicine plays a critical role in training the health professionals of the future. Students in the MD Undergraduate Program have the opportunity to learn medicine at one of four geographically distinct program sites – the Island Medical Program (IMP), Northern Medical Program (NMP), Vancouver Fraser Medical Program (VFMP) and the Southern Medical Program (SMP) – where they gain invaluable training and mentoring from highly skilled clinicians.

The MEDD 421 Course Director provides province-wide leadership for the integration, coordination, and quality of MEDD 421. They will work closely with the Course Managers and administrative staff at all sites to ensure operational requirements are fulfilled for curriculum delivery, and practice continuous quality improvement through integration of feedback and Evaluation Studies results and suggestions. They will also be required to attend and/or chair regular meetings, participate in faculty development when required, and contribute to a positive and respectful working and learning environment.

The successful applicant will hold an MD/PhD and a current UBC academic or clinical faculty appointment. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching within the UGME Program, knowledge of the UGME program, knowledge and experience in curriculum delivery, familiarity with CACMS accreditation standards, administrative experience and excellent organizational and time management skills, collaborative leadership skills, and excellent interpersonal, communication, and collaborative negotiation skills.

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. Adrian Yee
Director of Curriculum
c/o Selina Kohl
With subject line: MEDD 421 Course Director

Review of applications will begin on August 24, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is January 1, 2021 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.