Join Our Team

Based at UBC Okanagan, the Centre for Chronic Disease Prevention and Management collaborates with researchers, health care professionals, community organizations, and industry partners from across British Columbia, Canada, and the world.

Career Opportunities

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) – Cardiovascular Epidemiology

Membership Types, Benefits, and Criteria

Investigator: Investigators with a faculty appointment in the Southern Medical Program.

Affiliate Investigator: Investigators appointed to other university or health authority units.

Affiliate Clinician: Clinicians who do not self-identify as ‘investigators’ but who play a role in Centre activities.

Community Partner: An individual or organization who does not self-identify as a researcher or clinician but plays a role in Centre activities.

Trainees: Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, whose primary supervisor is a Centre Member in good standing, will be automatically granted Centre membership.

  • Opportunities to engage with scientists, clinicians and community partners interested in chronic disease prevention and management research
  • Eligible to apply for Centre Research Seed Grants
  • Eligible to apply for Centre Trainee Travel Awards
  • Access to Centre knowledge translation and research participant recruitment platforms
  • Access to the Clinical Research and QI Incubator Program
  • Complementary registration for the Centre annual research meeting
  • At least 25% of research time is devoted to research in at least one of the three pillar areas
  • Participate in the Centre annual meeting and encourage/support their trainees to participate
  • Recognize their Centre affiliation on papers, posters, etc.
  • Provide student mentorship within the Centre (e.g., as a supervisor, participating on graduate student committees)
  • Serve on Centre grant, scholarship, or other award committees
  • Membership will be reviewed every 3 years
  • Professional interest in chronic disease prevention or management
  • Participate in the Centre annual meeting
  • Collaborate with Centre Investigators/Affiliate Investigators on research or knowledge translation or student mentorship activities
  • Serve on Centre grant, scholarship, or other award committees
  • Membership will be reviewed every 3 years
  • Professional/personal interest in, or organizational mandate addressing, chronic disease prevention or management
  • Participate in Centre annual meeting
  • Collaborate with Centre Investigators/Affiliate Investigators on research or KT or student mentorship activities
  • Membership will be reviewed every 3 years
  • Applicants are to provide their CV along with a brief email or letter outlining:
    (1) how their background meets/aligns with the Centre membership criteria
    (2) why they want to become a Centre member
    (3) how they will contribute to the Centre
  • Applicants will be required to seek out, and have their application endorsed by, a current Centre member
  • Applications will be reviewed by a Membership Committee
  • Applications to be sent to linda.misura@ubc.ca