Join one of Canada’s Top 40 Research Hospitals and Northeastern Ontario’s academic health sciences centre as Vice-President, Academic and Research Impact.
With 13 sites in Greater Sudbury and an additional 25 sites across the region where staff provides care and information technology supports, the purpose of HSN and HSNRI is to provide high quality health services, support learning and generate research that improves health outcomes for the people of Northeastern Ontario. We have 4,000 dedicated and resilient employees, 700 active volunteers, 500 highly-skilled medical staff and scientists and 2,100 learners per year including 228 students and residents of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM).
As Vice-President, you will champion one the five key goals of the 2019-2024 Strategic Plan: to strengthen our academic and research impact. The aspiration is that we will progress as an academic health sciences centre, through regional, provincial, national and international collaborations. This new role brings together current teams from HSN and HSNRI totaling over 70 people involved in education and research activities with an annual budget exceeding $12 million.
You will lead an interdisciplinary leadership team composed of the:
Your portfolio will also include the Office for the Promotion of Excellence in Research and Academics (OPERA). OPERA will be composed of:
You will be responsible for all HSNRI operations and the support to HSN’s 2,100 learners. You will optimize new state-of-art research and educational facilities such as HSNRI’s new $19 million HSNRI site opened in June 2017 and HSN’s $26 million Labelle Innovation and Learning Centre under construction.
You will be motivated to offer the best academic experience to learners and to provide exceptional support to medical staff and scientists in their academic and research efforts.
You will serve as resource-person to the HSNRI Board’s Research Committee, liaise with postsecondary education partners, research and economic development partners and represent HSN on the Research Committee of the Council of Academic Hospitals of Ontario (CAHO).
Leaders from Laurentian University, NOSM, Cambrian College and Collège Boréal will be involved in the annual performance goal setting and performance reviews for this role.
As a member of the Senior Leadership Committee of HSN and HSNRI reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, you will also be responsible for a number of organizational-wide priorities including the achievement of targets set annually by the HSN Board as part of its Quality Improvement Plan (QIP).
The ideal candidate will have:
The full job description can be viewed on the HSN Careers Website.
The Search Committee will begin to review applications on March 19, 2019. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.
We offer competitive salary and vacation, extended health and dental benefits, a pension plan through HOOPP and relocation allowance to assist with moving expenses.
Interested applicants are asked to apply directly to posting #19-0236 on the HSN Careers Website at hsnsudbury.ca/careers. External applicants can learn more about Sudbury by viewing the Relocating to Sudbury link on our careers portal.
Health Sciences North (HSN) is an academic health science center proudly affiliated with Laurentian University and its Northern Ontario School of Medicine, HSN ranks among Canada's Top 40 Research Hospitals and in the top 10% of 680 North American hospitals participating in the American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®). It is the home of CIHR’s Institute of Aboriginal People’s Health (IAPH) led by Scientific Director, Dr. Carrie Bourassa. HSN’s main site is located in the vibrant and growing City of Greater Sudbury (population 165,000), a bilingual community with 330 lakes only four hours north of Toronto.
As the tertiary care centre for Northeastern Ontario’s population of 548,000, HSN offers a variety of programs and services that meet many patient care needs, including the provision of world-class care in areas such as cancer, neuroscience and vascular surgery, and leading regional programs in the areas of cardiac care, oncology, nephrology, trauma, and rehabilitation.
Health Sciences North Research Institute (HSNRI) is the affiliated research institute of Health Sciences North. Its purpose is to contribute to sustainable solutions for health challenges faced by the people and communities of north eastern Ontario. A significant foundational driver of HSN’s Strategic Plan includes advanced research and education. HSN’s research mandate will lead an exciting evolutionary change for northern Ontario over the coming years.
HSNRI was designed to bring together researchers, clinicians, regional partners, and industries with a focus on the health priorities of the north. HSNRI is an integral component to build “a culture of academic engagement that attracts and retains top talent in the North” and “adding knowledge to the global community that will change how healthcare is designed and delivered.”