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Specialty Internal Medicine

Subspecialty Cardiology

Role and Facility Information

The Vancouver Acute Division of Cardiology seeks a full-time academic Adult Congenital and Cardio-Obstetrics Cardiologist. Qualified candidates must have completed training in cardiovascular medicine and be certified or be eligible for certification by either the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or the BC College of Physicians and Surgeons. The candidate should have at least 2 years total of adult congenital heart disease and Cardio-Obstetrics training. Preference will be given to those with dedicated research training and a strong record of peer-reviewed publications that demonstrate research productivity and the ability to obtain external funding.

The successful candidate should have excellent communication skills, both written and oral. He/she/they will be expected to provide leadership, mentorship, and training as appropriate to medical students, residents, fellowship trainees, and graduate students. Responsibilities include supporting the Yasmin and Amir Virani Provincial Adult Congenital Heart Program and Provincial Cardio-Obstetrics Program with care provision at both St. Paul’s Hospital (majority of footprint) and Vancouver General Hospital (small footprint). This will include clinic attendance and coverage of inpatient services. The candidate is expected to commit 40% of their time to research related activities, and apply for external operating and salary support within 3 years of appointment.

This position will be a clinical faculty position within the Division of Cardiology at the University of British Columbia (UBC). As part of the UBC Division of Cardiology’s academic focus, the successful candidate will be expected to substantially support the development and growth of the UBC Cardiology research and teaching programs. The UBC Division of Cardiology Head will support the successful applicant to be assigned the rank reflecting seniority based on the candidates’ credentials; however, clinical faculty appointments at UBC will be assigned a rank determined by the Appointments and Promotion Committee (AARPT) of the UBC Department of Medicine.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Canadian and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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