Tenure-track Position, Health Management, Management Faculty-University of British Columbia

The Faculty of Management invites outstanding individuals to apply for a tenure-track or tenured position at an Assistant or Associate Professor rank in health management. Topics of interest to the faculty relevant to healthcare management may include but are not limited to: organization theory, technology and work, operations management, not-for-profit strategy, health economic evaluation and outcomes research, acute or chronic care delivery, health policy development and transformation of healthcare delivery, patient care management, and health outcome measurement (e.g. quality of life). 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a discipline relevant to this position (e.g. management, health economics, health service delivery, healthcare management). They must have a strong record demonstrating an ability to conduct outstanding research, to engage relevant stakeholders in their research, and to attract external research funding. They must also demonstrate ability to teach topics generally relevant to the management subject area, and specifically relevant to health care management, at both the undergraduate and the graduate level. 

The successful candidate will be expected to establish new relationships with key stakeholders in the community related to health, health care and health service delivery. They will also be expected to participate actively in Faculty of Management service and activities, and to interact effectively with other parts of UBC, e.g. the Faculty of Health and Social Development, and the Faculty of Medicine’s Southern Medical Program.

As one of the world’s leading universities, the University of British Columbia aims to create an exceptional learning environment that fosters global citizenship, advances a civil and sustainable society, and supports outstanding research to serve the people of British Columbia, Canada, and the world. UBC’s Okanagan campus offers faculty exciting opportunities for interdisciplinary and region-centered research, as well as an intimate learning environment for students. It is situated in one of Canada’s most entrepreneurial regions.

The Faculty of Management currently offers undergraduate, graduate and professional leadership programs, and participates in UBC’s interdisciplinary graduate study program. We focus on leading and managing fast changing organizations in globally connected, non-metropolitan regions. We aim to have a major impact in practice on innovation and socio-economic development in different parts of the world, including the Okanagan and British Columbia Interior; and to increase the innovative and creative capability of students in imagining and realizing their future, as well as the futures of others.

How to Apply

To apply, please visit the link – http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers-postings/faculty.php (search for Job ID#32403).

Applicants should provide a cover letter illustrating how their experiences and expertise meet the call. They should provide a curriculum vitae, a research plan, a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a list of three referees that includes contact information. Preferred format is Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) file format. 

Please direct any inquiries regarding the posting to the Dean of the Faculty of Management, Professor Roger Sugden, at roger.sugden@ubc.ca

The closing date for receipt of applications is February 9, 2019. 

The appointment is expected to commence July 1, 2019 or soon thereafter. All applications will be reviewed. However, hired positions will be subject to budget and UBC Board of Governors’ approval.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.