BC SUPPORT Unit posts job ad for scientific director
The BC SUPPORT Unit (the Unit) is pleased to let you know that we have posted a job ad for a scientific director. We are seeking an experienced scientific leader with a solid understanding of the BC and Canadian health research landscape who can help lead the Unit into full operations and play a significant and transformative role in strengthening patient-oriented research in BC.
The closing date for applications is March 4, 2016.
The BC SUPPORT Unit (Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research and Trials Unit) is a multi-partner organization transitioning from start-up phase to regular operations, preparing to support, streamline and increase patient-oriented research throughout BC. We define patient-oriented research as research that engages patients as partners and focuses on patient-identified priorities with the goals of improving patient experiences, health outcomes and the health system. The Unit is one of several SUPPORT Units being established across the country as part of Canada’s Strategy for Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) led by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).