Sauder Family and Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon Professorship in Clinical Stroke Research

The UBC Faculty of Medicine and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health (DMCBH) invites applications for the Sauder Family and Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon Professorship in Clinical Stroke. The Professorship is for an initial five (5) year term and is expected to be filled by an internal candidate who holds an academic or clinical appointment within the Faculty of Medicine at University of British Columbia. The awarding of this Chair is subject to the usual University approvals.

The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in research into clinical stroke and in the basic neuroscience of stoke. They will be expected to take an active role in the community to promote awareness of the issues and importance of stroke and stroke research. They will also be expected to be a spokesperson on behalf of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC and Yukon and participate in the affairs of the Foundation. The successful candidate will be expected to continue to demonstrate appropriate standards of excellence in research and teaching and participate significantly in academic and professional affairs.

The candidate must hold a MD and/or PhD degree, and have attained, or have the potential to attain, international recognition as a leader in the area of research into clinical stroke. The successful candidate will have a track record of research funding in the filed of clinically oriented stroke.

A letter of application, including an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and statement of teaching and research interests and plans should be directed to:

Dr. Robert McMaster
Executive Associate Dean, Research
317 – 2194 Health Sciences Mall
Vancouver BC V6T 1Z3
c/o Meredith Ladner
meredith.ladner@ubc.ca
Subject Line: Sauder Family and Heart and Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon Professorship in Clinical Stroke Research

Review of applications will begin on March 13, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this Professorship is May 1, 2020 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.