At BC Children's Hospital, we foster a multidisciplinary, collaborative environment for our community of more than 350 principal investigators and their research teams. We cultivate ongoing research innovations by nurturing new and future independent researchers. Almost 400 trainees (masters and doctoral students, postdoctoral fellows and research associates) from around the world work with our established investigators. 

In a joint effort with our partner academic institutes, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute is recruiting new faculty in a variety of research areas:

Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), UBC Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

The UBC Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and BC Children's Hospital Research Institute seek to recruit an outstanding scientist for a full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure track. 

Candidates will have expertise in the area of metabolomics with research that will apply broad, discovery-based metabolomics techniques (mass spectrometry and/or Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy based) to clinical cohorts, and include complimentary studies to understand molecular mechanisms. The research program is expected to focus on the development and application of metabolomics methods to the study of child health and/or development. Outstanding candidates with past experience outside of child health are encouraged to apply. 

The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2019, or a date to be mutually agreed upon.

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Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track), UBC Departments of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics

The UBC Departments of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics at invite applications for the position of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, in Pharmacogenomics of Pain Management. The successful applicant will also hold a concurrent appointment as an Investigator at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute.

The partnership between these departments will enable translational research, working with patients and clinicians located at BC Children’s Hospital and the Lower Mainland academic anesthesiology hospital sites to move new innovations into clinical practice. This position also offers a unique cross-disciplinary opportunity to bridge research and clinical practice in the areas of acute and chronic pain management using pharmacogenomics-driven, patient-specific pain management strategies.

The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2019, or a date to be mutually agreed upon.

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Associate Professor (Tenure-Track or Tenure), UBC Department of Medical Genetics

The UBC Department of Medical Genetics and the BC Children's Hospital Research Institute invite applications for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Associate Professor, tenure-track or tenure, dependent on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. The successful applicant will also hold a concurrent appointment as an Investigator within the Research Institute.

UBC’s Genetic Counselling Program is an established leader in the training of genetic counsellors, and is emerging as a leader on the international stage in the domain of genetic counsellor-driven research. We are seeking an academic Genetic Counsellor with expertise and experience to further the development of the genetic counselling profession as an academic discipline, improve the evidence base for genetic counselling practice in the era of genomic medicine, and to guide the vision and curriculum development required to propel UBC’s Genetic Counselling Program to promote innovative practice models with the aim to improve the health of Canadians as it pertains to genetic counselling.

The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2019, or a date to be mutually agreed upon.

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