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The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for research and teaching. Surrounded by the beauty of the Canadian West, UBC embraces bold new ways of thinking that attract exceptional students and faculty. It is a place where innovative ideas are nurtured in a globally connected research community, providing unparalleled opportunities to learn, discover and contribute.

The University of British Columbia (UBC) Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology invites applications for a Research Associate to join a multidisciplinary translational research program with specific goals to improve cardiovascular health in children.

Research Associate, Department of Pediatrics
UBC Faculty of Medicine
Temporary Full Time
Vancouver, BC

The successful candidate will have a PhD degree and at least 3 years of relevant experience. Knowledge and research experience in congenital heart disease; expertise in the field of cardiovascular physiology and, in particular, vascular function, are assets.  A strong background in statistics and clinical research methodology is highly desirable.

The applicant should also demonstrate the ability to work independently, supervise graduate and undergraduate students, conceive, initiate, organize and manage projects. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a necessity as well as the ability to work in a team environment. Management experience with large, multi-center projects is an asset. 

This position will begin ASAP. This is a one-year term appointment subject to annual renewal.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position will begin ASAP. This is a one-year term appointment subject to annual renewal.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, teaching dossier and three letters of reference addressing scholarly, professional and creative work, teaching, and administrative service, should be directed to:

Kevin Harris, MD, MHSc, FRCPC
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics

University of British Columbia
Email: kharris2@cw.bc.ca

This position will remain open until filled.

This is a temporary position with a possibility of extension.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. However, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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