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: Drinking Water, Fresh Water, Water, Resources Management, Development Policies, International Development, Gender Relationship, Ethics and Fundamental Issues of Law and Justice, Social and Cultural Factors of Environmental Protection, Social Contract and Social Justice, water politics, water governance, Environmental justice, gender and social difference, equity and social justice, participatory resource management, Turkey and Middle East, Africa , Ghana, South Africa

Potential project areas:

Please see www.edges.ubc.ca and www.watergoveranance.ca for ongoing research efforts. There are currently funded research opportunities with the decolonizingwater.ca project on Indigenous water governance issues (in Canada and elsewhere) and there may be upcoming support for analysis of non material dimensions of household water insecurity.

Research Interests: Management, Incentive distortions in supply chains, Contracts and supply chains, Supply chain management, Operations management

Research Interests: Analytical Chemistry, Plant Ecophysiology, Plant Biochemistry, Molecular Genetics, Biological Chemistry

Research Interests: Religious Contexts, Literary or Artistic Works Analysis, History of Major Eras, Great Civilisations or Geographical Corpuses, Hebrew Bible and Near Eastern Studies, literary history of the Bible, Near Eastern scribal culture, Mesopotamian literature, biblical and cuneiform law

Research Interests: Ecology and Quality of the Environment, Ecological Trends, Animal, Biodiversity and Biocomplexity, Landscape and Restoration, Environment Management and Protection, Wildlife Management, Mammal Ecology, Biodiversity Conservation, Ecological Monitoring, Population and Community Ecology, Landscape Ecology

Potential project areas:

Terrestrial mammal conservation; wildlife population and community modelling; animal movement simulation; cumulative environmental impact assessment; adaptive management; human-wildlife coexistence; biodiversity trends

Research Interests: biodiversity, speciation, fishes, conservation, biogeography

Potential project areas:

Genetics of speciation in sympatric char; population genomics; conservation

Potential project areas:

1) neuroendocrine prostate cancer; 2) AR driven castrate-resistant prostate cancer 3) drug screening novel DNA topoisomerase II inhibitors 4) cell free nucleotide biomarkers from liquid biopsy

Research Interests: Biomedical Ethics, Aging and dementia, Neurodevelopmental disorders, Brain Injury, Stem Cells, Neurotechnology, Neuroethics, Neurotechnology

Potential project areas:

I am open to inspiring and supporting research in any area at the intersection of biomedicine, neuroscience, and ethics.

Research Interests: protocol design, optimization, wireless networks, communication systems, Internet, Internet of Things (IoT), mobile computing, smart grid, energy systems

Research Interests: magnetic resonance imaging, brain, spinal cord, myelin, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, neurological diseases, image analysis

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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: