July 2023: The UBC Faculty of Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Translational Medicine in the School of Population and Public Health (SPPH). The successful candidate will be eligible to hold a full-time appointment at the rank of Professor (tenure). The position will be based in the SPPH building at the UBC Vancouver/Point Grey campus and the successful candidate will be affiliated with the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research.
This is a strategic recruitment in translational medicine featuring research excellence, supporting capacity development and developing educational programming in the area of regulatory policy whose aim is to reduce the time between biomedical discoveries and translation into health products, including diagnostics, imaging tools, therapeutics, and devices. The outstanding researcher’s program of transdisciplinary research will build on world-leading expertise in regulatory affairs and regulatory science and feature innovative applications of regulatory and reimbursement science/policy, including pre-and post-market regulatory evidence requirements, real-world evidence generation through health services/system research or health economic evaluation. Further, the researcher will apply socio-economic considerations to regulatory problems and accelerate the processes for navigating regulatory and reimbursement policies and strengthen the ability of B.C./Canada to realize the benefits of new discoveries in an equitable, sustainable, and effective manner.