HELP is an interdisciplinary team of faculty, staff and affiliates dedicated to improving the health and well-being of children and promoting equity from the start. Having established itself as a well-respected and internationally renowned research centre for over 20 years, HELP maintains strong relationships with school districts and other key partners (health, municipal, community). These relationships have allowed the centre to make an impact at multiple levels, ranging from government policy and investment, to regional and community development and service planning, to local school district programs and initiatives. 

Working at HELP is an opportunity to be involved in data collection and research, as well as community partnerships and engagement. HELP also offers hybrid working arrangements, a beautiful campus environment at UBC, not to mention a friendly and collegial atmosphere with opportunities to work collaboratively with a number teams on many cross-functional projects. 

We hope you will consider joining us!

Current Opportunities

Sunny Hill BC Leadership Chair in Child Development

The Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia (UBC), Sunny Hill Health Centre, and the Centre for Human Early Learning Partnership (HELP) invite applications for a successful candidate eligible to be nominated for the approved Sunny Hill BC Leadership Chair in Child Development in the Department of Pediatrics, and appointed a faculty position at the rank of Professor with tenure.

This position is located within a health-care facility. Therefore, this position requires successful verification of full vaccination against Covid-19 provided prior to the start date, as required by the provincial health mandate.

This prestigious appointment, supported by the Leading-Edge Endowment Fund (LEEF), will provide a unique opportunity for an internationally recognized individual to lead research in an outstanding and inclusive environment to enhance the province of BC as a leader in our understanding of child development.  The BC Leadership Chair will build and expand on existing strengths and current initiatives within HELP, while providing the necessary leadership and guidance to foster HELP’s capacity for ground-breaking research in early child development.

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Deadline for application: October 15, 2022

Read the full job description and apply now here.