Women’s Health Research Institute Genomic Medicine Clinician Scientist Salary Award

Award amount: $150,000 (+benefits) per year for three years
Application Deadline:  September 30th, 2017

The Women’s Health Research Institute, in partnership with the BC Women’s Hospital + Health Centre Foundation, is pleased to announce the Genomic Medicine Clinician Scientist Salary Award. This $150,000 award will enable a geneticist to become an independent clinician scientist who leads a world-class genomic medicine research program at the BC Women’s Hospital.

The Genomic Medicine Clinician Scientist Salary Award is open to candidates that hold an MD or equivalent degree, and certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Medical Genetics and/or by the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists in Clinical Genetics. Candidates must have completed his/her training within the previous 20 years, and must be working in an area relevant to the mandate of the Children’s & Women’s Health Centre of BC. Lastly, candidates must hold, or be eligible for, an academic appointment as an assistant or associate professor in the UBC Department of Medical Genetics and have an established research project or program in medical genetics and/or be eligible and willing to apply for national and international research grants to fund their research.

We encourage all eligible candidates to apply for the Genomic Medicine Clinician Scientist Salary Award as it will lead to greater research opportunities for the world-class genomic medicine research program at BC Women’s Hospital. 

Prior to submission, please review the full Genomic Medicine Clinician Scientist Award for more information.

Application deadline is September 30th, 2017. Please send applications to Amanpreet Kahlon at whri_cwbw@cw.bc.ca.