Specialty General Surgery

Subspecialty General

Role and Facility Information

The Department of Surgery at The University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for an academic surgeon to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor, Tenure Track. A clinical appointment at a Vancouver based hospital in the relevant surgical specialty is anticipated.

The UBC Department of Surgery has training programs at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels, and pursues research to make innovative advancements in knowledge and practice to improve health. The Department consists of more than 400 physicians and scientists as well as over 70 administrative, research and technical staff. Specialty training programs are offered in Cardiac Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, General Surgery, Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology, Pediatric Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Thoracic Surgery and Vascular Surgery.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic clinical and research enterprise in the domains of diabetes, transplantation, and biomedical engineering, and will have access to research partnerships at Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute.

Reporting to the Head of the UBC Department of Surgery, the successful candidate will develop a research program in translational transplantation and regenerative medicine and will be expected to compete successfully for external grant funding. Areas of particular interest could include stem cell biology, immune tolerance, and cell engineering.

The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the teaching activities of the Department, as well as provide mentorship and training to undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate trainees.

The successful candidate will hold an MD or MD/ Ph.D. and should have or be eligible for certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in a surgical discipline.

The successful candidate will have training and experience in a field of translational transplantation research, regenerative medicine, or cell therapy, have demonstrated ability to achieve excellence in research and teaching, and have a commitment to academic service.

Interested applicants, please apply to Health Match BC Posting by clicking on the "Request Info" link below.

Please include with your application a cover letter, CV and any other relevant documents for review.

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Terms

Compensation

Compensation Type
Salary
Estimated Remuneration
$90,000 to start
Physician Overhead
n/a
Billing Split
n/a

Benefits and Incentives

Vacation Leave
4 weeks
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