I am pleased to announce the 12 successful proposals selected in the second round of our faculty renewal process, focused on the recruitment of junior faculty in the areas of translational medicine and innovation, and critical succession.
The range of these positions listed below truly demonstrates the breadth of our research excellence and builds on collaboration and partnership across the Faculty. I am extremely grateful for the investment made by the Provost and UBC Executive in support of this continued initiative and the exciting innovations each position will bring to our community. Recruitment for each of these positions will begin immediately, with the next call for proposals in the Spring of 2019.
The 12 successful proposals for new junior faculty positions include:
Translational Medicine and Innovation
Orthopaedics with Biomedical Engineering, ICORD, Biomedical Research Centre and VCHRI: Regenerative medicine-neurotrauma
Medical Genetics with BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and PHSA: Genetic and genomic counselling
Medical Genetics with BC Cancer Agency Research Centre, Centre for Lymphoid Cancer and PHSA: Immuno-oncology
Medicine – Cardiology with Biomedical Engineering and HLI: Stem cell engineering and regenerative medicine for clinical/translational cardiac care
Medicine – Respiratory with VCHRI and James Hogg Research Centre: Systems biology for lung health
Pediatrics – Translational Therapeutics with Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and PHSA: Pain management pharmacogenomics
Radiology with Biomedical Engineering: Minimally invasive image guided procedures
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine with BC Cancer Agency Research Centre and PHSA: Computational cancer genomics
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine with Biomedical Research Centre, C2E2 and others: Transplantation and immune-mediated diseases
Emergency Medicine with Centre for Health Evaluation & Outcome Sciences: Resuscitation science
Surgery-Neurosurgery with BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute and PHSA: Pediatric neurosurgery
Population Public Health – Health in Population – Health Services Policy with Centre for Excellence in Indigenous Health and First Nations Health Authority: Indigenous health services research
Dermot Kelleher, MD, FRCP, FRCPI, FMedSci
Dean, Faculty of Medicine
Vice President, Health
The University of British Columbia
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