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Executive Director

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The Terry Fox Research Institute (TFRI) is looking for an experienced Executive Director (ED) to lead the Digital Health and Discovery Platform (DHDP). TFRI secured funding in collaboration with its main DHDP partner, imagia, a healthcare artificial intelligence company from the Government of Canada’s Strategic Innovation Fund Stream 4 program to create the DHDP(

The DHDP is a scalable, multi-use platform to digitally-enable national and international collaboration to advance next-generation precision medicine technologies. DHDP will apply state-of-the-art data governance principles and technology to transform collaborative research and create efficient methods for industry engagement. The collaborative partners include (1) the Marathon of Hope Cancer Centres Network and (2) the Imagia framework of the Evidens ecosystem gathering healthcare systems everywhere.

The Executive Director (ED) provides operational leadership to the DHDP team, working in collaboration with Imagia. They report directly to TFRI’s President and Scientific Director (CEO) and will be a member of the TFRI executive team. The ED leads the development and deployment of DHDP at contributing cancer centres and hospitals across Canada. The ED will also be tasked to optimize the initial $49M grant from Canada and secure additional funding from other sources to maximize the benefits to the members and the patients.

If Terry’s dream is your dream, and you value excellence, integrity, leadership, are results oriented and believe in taking risks, we invite you to apply by sending a covering letter and resume to: by October 15, 2020 l 675 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L3