Whether you are a prospective PDF looking for a position at UBC or a current UBC PDF seeking the next step in your career, this section provides valuable information to help you advance.

Becoming a PDF at UBC

The first step in finding a PDF position at UBC is to search the research interests of individual faculty members to locate a potential supervisor. Faculty members can be contacted directly to discuss potential PDF appointment opportunities, and applications can be made directly to faculty members.

Postdoctoral appointments at UBC are managed through individual faculties and departments. The Postdoctoral Fellows Office does not accept applications nor are we involved in the hiring process.

UBC PDF Postings

While most PDF positions at UBC can by found by contacting a faculty member directly, some positions may be posted on individual faculty websites. Please visit Faculty Career Opportunities for a comprehensive list of links to UBC's faculties. The following faculty members have indicated to us that they are actively looking to attract Postdocs.

Research Interests: Healthy Aging, Mobility, Falls, Brain Healh

Research Interests: Metric geometry, Number theory, Automorphic forms, Analysis on manifolds, Topology of symmetric spaces, Homogenous dynamics, Representation Theory

Potential project areas:

Mathematics, almost any field

Research Interests: biomechanics, rehabilitation, musculoskeletal, physical activity, exercise

Research Interests: physical activity and public health, mental health, physical activity interventions, exercise psychology, behavioral medicine

Potential project areas:

Physical activity and public health - intervention development and evaluation

Research Interests: Distributed systems, peer-to-peer systems, high-performnace computing

Research Interests: nutrition, public health, food environments, social determinants of health

Research Interests: Biometeorology, Soil physics, Microclimate modification

Potential project areas:

Measurement of greenhouse gas fluxes in agricultural systems

Research Interests: Role of imprinted genes in mammalian development

Research Interests: multiple sclerosis, magnetic resonance imaging, neuromyelitls optica (NMO)

Research Interests: security and privacy in mobile applications, energy-efficiency in mobile and cloud software, compositional and collaborative software development


UBC Faculty Careers

For current PDFs looking to embark on the next phase of their academic career, please visit Faculty Career Opportunities for links to UBC faculty websites. Faculty positions are are posted within their specific faculty.

Online Career Resources

After your first position at UBC, you may move to a PDF or faculty position at another university. Postings external to UBC may be found at the following websites: