Pediatrics – Research Associate (Child Development, Gender Diversity and Pediatric Pain)

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The University of British Columbia – BC Children’s Hospital

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2023-10-26
Advertised until: 2023-11-25

The UBC Department of Pediatrics, Division of Division of Developmental Pediatrics, located at BC Children’s Hospital invites applications for a Research Associate to join a multidisciplinary translational research program focusing on the intersection of child development, gender diversity and pediatric pain. The Research Associate possesses and applies highly advanced scientific knowledge of must have a track-record that supports development of a patient-oriented clinical research program addressing quality improvement for pediatric pain care that will contribute to a translational research program that develops and implements personalized treatment approaches to pain care in under-represented populations of children (e.g. developmental disabilities, gender-diverse youth, marginalized and indigenous communities) in BC.

You will have a PhD in Clinical Psychology, have a demonstrated ability in scholarly activity and have evidence of an interest and ability in teaching, will be expected to participate in the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate teaching activities and have a demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communications.

As the successful candidate, you will:

  • Demonstrate scientific creativity and/or knowledge translational research related to the integration of child development, child pain and EDI in child pain
  • Independently design and implement research projects which include the analysis of feasibility and application of a wide variety of scientific principles and concepts
  • Plan, organize and carry out translational research in the context of ongoing and new prospective cohort studies
  • Remain current on research of current principles and theories
  • Independently determine new data required to develop a paper
  • Prepare peer reviewed scientific manuscripts and grant proposals
  • Apply highly advanced knowledge of innovative research principles, theories and concepts, especially focused on translational research related to child development, pain and EDI in child pain.
  • Provide leadership and supervision within the research group on scientific matters
  • Supervise and mentor trainees and technologists
  • Assist the PI in ensuring fiscal safety and legislative responsibilities are maintained
  • Independently design and/or implement new translational research techniques, procedures and practices related to integration of child development, child pain and EDI in child health
  • Participate in ad hoc committees within the Research Institute
  • Exercise extensive independent judgement, initiative and decision making to resolve problems
  • Implement new methods for longitudinal data analysis
  • Serve as the spokesperson and authority for internal and external contacts on a wide variety of scientific issues and collaborations
  • Develop and present material for publication using strong written, verbal, and graphical communications skills with the ability to express highly complex scientific concepts effectively
  • Present scientific outcomes to members of the international research community
  • Assist the PI in preparing reviews of others’ grant application and manuscripts as appropriate

This position will begin December 1, 2023. This is a 0.5 FTE (Part-Time) term appointment subject to annual renewal.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please submit via email a curriculum vitae and a letter of application including a statement of areas of expertise and strengths and the names of three referees, no later than 30 days after posting to:

Tim Oberlander, MD, FRCPC
Professor, Division of Developmental Pediatrics
Department of Pediatrics

This position is located within a health-care facility, therefore, the successful candidate will be required to provide verification of full vaccination against Covid-19 provided prior to the start date, as required by a provincial health mandate. This offer is conditional upon successful completion of a Criminal Record Check.

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.

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تصنيف الوظيفةEnseignement et recherche scientifique

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