Social Sciences Lead

MED LifeLong Learning, University of Alberta
DEADLINE: Open until filled
The Office of Lifelong Learning and Physician Learning Program (L3PLP) is part of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry (FoMD), and works to enhance the knowledge and skills of community practitioners in quality improvement initiatives. PLP’s mandate is to support physicians and teams in advancing practice by addressing learning needs, providing information, practice data, feedback reports, along with knowledge transfer activities. Our department offers a positive and collegial culture, founded on strongly held values of integrity, respectful collaboration, delivering on the Quintuple Aim, and striving for excellence in improvement science, evidence based clinical practice, and data analytics. We are looking for a Social Sciences Lead that cares about patient care for the betterment of healthcare within Alberta.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the social sciences leads our qualitative and implementation science portfolio and is part of our leadership team. In addition to managing the staff in your portfolio, you’ll work closely with other PLP colleagues, including research associates, postdoctoral fellows, and our physician leads on several projects simultaneously. With experience working in health care, you have a proven ability to effectively engage and collaborate with multidisciplinary stakeholders, and build strong relationships. With your deep knowledge of qualitative methods and theory, you’ll lead or participate in activities and projects that benefit from qualitative methods as a means to understanding and engaging, and will collaborate on dissemination of findings with various audiences. If you are enthusiastic about helping us inspire and enable a learning health care system, then we’d like to hear from you.