Vancouver-Fraser Medical Program Simulation Lead

The Vancouver-Fraser Medical Program (VFMP) at The University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for the position of Vancouver-Fraser Medical Program (VFMP) Simulation Lead. This role requires a time commitment of 0.20 FTE, equivalent to one (1) day per week, for a three-year term, and is expected to be filled by a candidate internal to the faculty. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2019, 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 the development, coordination, and oversight of simulation activities at the Vancouver-Fraser Medical Program. They will work collaboratively with the Simulation Leads at the Island Medical Program (IMP), Northern Medical Program (NMP), and Southern Medical Program (SMP) to plan and develop a simulation curriculum in the Undergraduate Medical Education (UGME). The position will also require close collaboration with the Transition into Clinical Education (TICE) and Transition into Postgraduate Education (TIPP) course teams.

The successful candidate will have experience in medical simulation curriculum, knowledge of the Undergraduate Medical Education Program at UBC, collaborative leadership and negotiation skills, excellent interpersonal skills, the ability to work with large, complex teams and organizational structures, administrative experience, and currently hold or be eligible to hold a faculty appointment within the Faculty of Medicine. Individuals with existing experience in facilitating and designing curricula for simulation in Postgraduate Medicine will be given preference.

A full position description is available on request.

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

Dr. Amil Shah
Regional Associate Dean, Vancouver-Fraser
c/o Ms. Trish Campbell
Email: vfmprad.admin@ubc.ca
Subject line: VFMP Simulation Lead

Review of applications will begin November 19, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for this position is December 1, 2018.