Vancouver Fraser Medical Program (VFMP) Faculty Development Associate

The Vancouver Fraser Medical Program at The University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for the position of Vancouver Fraser Medical Program (VFMP) Faculty Development Associate. This is a role requiring a time commitment of 0.05 FTE, equivalent to 110 hours per year, for a one year term, and is expected to be filled by a candidate internal to the faculty. The anticipated start date is June 1, 2021, or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

The Undergraduate Medical Education Program is comprised of four geographically distinct sites: Island Medical Program (IMP), Northern Medical Program (NMP), Southern Medical Program (SMP), and Vancouver-Fraser Medical Program (VFMP). There are 288 seats for incoming students each year, with 192 attending VFMP. The distributed medical program aims to increase rural and Indigenous students seeking medical careers, while also allowing students to complete their training in rural and underserved communities.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting faculty in their teaching and assessment roles within the VFMP. The VFMP Faculty Development Associate works with the VFMP Faculty Development Director and Coordinator and the MD Undergraduate Program Site Leads to: 1) identify and meet the development, representation, and leadership needs of a priority jurisdiction within the VFMP; 2) contribute to the VFMP Faculty Development team’s program development and delivery, including assisting with one of the team’s certificate programs.

The successful candidate will have experience in teaching and/or assessment and a commitment to the development of medical education in British Columbia. They must also demonstrate excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills, and have proven leadership/administrative abilities.

A letter of application, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and names of three references should be directed to:

Dr. Linlea Armstrong
Regional Faculty Development Director, VFMP
c/o Catherine Choa
Email: vfmp.facdev@ubc.ca
Subject line: VFMP Faculty Development Associate

Review of applications will begin April 14, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is June 1, 2021.