Clinical Academic Cardiologist Position – Cardiovascular Genetics – VCHA
The Vancouver Acute Division of Cardiology seeks a full-time academic clinician with expertise in cardiovascular genetics. Qualified candidates must have completed training in cardiovascular medicine and be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in both Internal Medicine and Cardiology, and additional formal training in cardiovascular genetics.
Candidates with dedicated research training who have completed or enrolled in an advanced research degree at the time of application will be given priority. Preference will be shown to those with a strong record of peer-reviewed publications that demonstrate research productivity, and the ability to obtain extramural funding.
The successful candidate is expected to 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 Inherited Arrhythmia and Cardiomyopathy clinics, Inherited Lipid Disorders Clinic, and Heritable Aortopathy Clinic as well as the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Program. 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 as a member of the Center for Cardiovascular Innovation – Centre d’Innovation Cardiovasculaire (CCI-CIC). The UBC Division of Cardiology Head will support the qualified successful applicant to be assigned the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor. However, clinical faculty appointments at UBC will be assigned a rank determined by the Appointments and Promotion Committee 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, Aboriginal 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.
The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2022.
Applications will be accepted until November 1st, 2021, with interviews to follow shortly thereafter, and will continue until the position is filled. Please direct applications comprising of cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, publications listing, and teaching dossier to: Marilyn.Robertson@vch.ca.