Assistant/Associate Professor in Epidemiology and Population Health or Medical Education

British Columbia (CA)
01 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant/Associate Professor in Epidemiology and Population Health or Medical Education

Northern Medical Program 

Tenure-Track/Tenured Position

The University of Northern British Columbia, in partnership with UBC, invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with primary teaching and research expectations within the Northern Medical program (NMP). Research experience and interest in the following area is encouraged for the position:

Epidemiology and Population Health or Medical Education.

The ideal start date for the positions is September 2018, subject to budget approval. Essential teaching responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to support the Northern Medical Program and its medical students through program planning, classroom and laboratory teaching, and student mentoring and assessment.

Candidates should possess a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. in combination with post-doctoral experience in the specific areas of expertise noted above. In addition, the candidate must hold a record of teaching excellence indicating their potential to contribute to the educational program for medical students, must demonstrate their ability to establish a strong and dynamic independent research program and be able to attract external funding in the Canadian system to support their program. The successful candidate must demonstrate a strong research track record that is translational in nature with the ability to collaborate with other scientists and clinical faculty within the institution, health authority and community to foster new and novel approaches which would be considered an asset in the northern and rural context. This will include contributing to the further development of graduate programs in the health sciences at UNBC.

The primary appointment for these positions will be to UNBC, with an affiliate appointment to the Faculty of Medicine at UBC. The successful candidates will collaborate with the respective Departments and faculty at UBC for on-going undergraduate medical curriculum development/delivery, as well as with local clinical faculty. For more information on the Northern Medical Program, visit our website at

Since its founding in 1990, the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) has emerged as one of Canada’s best small research-intensive universities, with a passion for teaching, discovery, people, and the North. Located in the spectacular landscape near the geographic centre of beautiful British Columbia, UNBC’s excellence is derived from community-inspired research, hands-on learning, and alumni who are leading change around the world. 

For the past 10 years, UNBC has placed in the top three in its category in the annual Maclean’s university rankings, the only University of its size to achieve that feat. UNBC also recently placed among the top four per cent of higher education institutions worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. 

With a diverse student population, the University is friendly, inclusive, and supportive. Prince George is a city of ~74,000 people with impressive cultural, educational, and recreational amenities. For more information about living and working in Prince George, please refer to and Make your mark with this leading post-secondary institution.

To Apply

Applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FANMP07-18 UNI to: The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9.  Fax: (250) 960-5791. Please direct inquiries to:  Dr.  Paul Winwood, Regional Associate Dean Northern BC, UBC and Associate Vice President Medicine, UNBC, at Telephone (250) 960-5275, Email This position is being advertised subject to budgetary approval. Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

We thank all applicants for their interest in UNBC however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Applications received on or before June 15, 2018, will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.