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This position has now closed and is no longer accepting applications. For further information, please contact Human Resource Manager, Janet Ferraro.
The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences at The University of British Columbia invites applications for a new full-time tenure-track faculty position to lead the Initiative for Sustainable Health Care in BC. Applicants are invited to apply if they hold a doctorate in pharmaceutical policy research, health economics, pharmacoeconomics, health services research, epidemiology, or related discipline, preferably with post-doctoral and previous research experience. The successful candidate will be appointed to the rank appropriate to their level of experience.
The Initiative in Sustainable Health Care is being initiated in the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of British Columbia, with the objective of providing a neutral, balanced voice and an opportunity for ongoing dialogue and research on economic principles of health care sustainability, with a focus on the role of pharmacy and pharmaceuticals in effecting change.
The successful applicant will develop a strong, innovative, multi-disciplinary program of research in Sustainable Health Care, with a focus on the role of pharmacy and pharmaceuticals. An ability to build partnerships with a wide variety of stakeholders and to provide national and international leadership in the field is essential. The candidate should have demonstrated expertise in both public and private health care insurance, strong leadership skills, and an ability to integrate easily into a multi-disciplinary research environment. Applicants must have demonstrated competence in teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate level. The candidate should also have demonstrated ability in establishing an active, extramurally funded research program.
Salary is negotiable, commensurate with experience, and is subject to final budgetary approval. The closing date for applications is November 15, 2012. Preferred start date is May 1, 2013. Interested individuals are requested to submit a letter of application with a brief description of research interests, a curriculum vitae, copies of up to five publications, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of four referees to:
Dr. Peter J. Zed
Associate Dean, Practice Innovation
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences
The University of British Columbia
2405 Wesbrook Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
Please submit electronic applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 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. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.