UBC offers and administers programs that provide professional development to PDFs. Events offered by the PDFO will open for registration approximately 1 week in advance. Registration is required for all PDFO events.

The Postdoctoral Fellows Office is pleased to introduce Foundations of Career Planning, a three-part workshop program designed to provide postdocs with the support and resources required to establish the foundations of a post-PDF career, whether in academia or in industry. By the end of the program, participants will have developed through self-reflection the foundations needed to structure a development plan, put together a professional portfolio, and navigate the interview and negotiation process. Information about the program, including upcoming dates and registration, can be found on the Foundations of Career Planning page.


Previous Events

Event Title Date Organizer
Graduate Career Exploration Series: Careers in Higher Education Thursday, 18 October 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm Centre for Student Involvement and Careers
CIRTL Foundations of Pedagogy (FoP1) - Fall 2018 Tuesday, 2 October 2018 - 2:00pm to Tuesday, 20 November 2018 - 4:00pm CIRTL at UBC
Time Management Monday, 1 October 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Postdoctoral Fellows Office and Mitacs
Essentials of Productive Teams Friday, 28 September 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm Postdoctoral Fellows Office, Graduate Pathways to Success, and Mitacs
Orientation for Postdoctoral Fellows - Fall 2018 Tuesday, 25 September 2018 - 8:30am to 12:30pm Postdoctoral Fellows Office
2018 National Postdoc Appreciation Week Barbecue Thursday, 20 September 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm Postdoctoral Fellows Office
CIRTL Summer Teaching Institute Monday, 23 July 2018 - 8:00am to Friday, 27 July 2018 - 5:00pm UBC Centre for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning (CIRTL) and the Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT)
3-Minute Postdoc Slam Thursday, 28 June 2018 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm UBC Postdoctoral Association
Rehearsing Conflict: Theatre Workshop Series Friday, 15 June 2018 - 8:30am to Thursday, 21 June 2018 - 3:30pm UBC Human Resources and Department of Theatre and Film
How to Apply for Grants Thursday, 31 May 2018 - 3:00pm to 6:00pm The National Geographic Society


Privacy Notification: Your personal information is collected under the authority of section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). This information will be used for the purpose of planning and administering each professional development workshop and event offered by the Postdoctoral Fellows Office (PDFO). Questions about the collection of this information may be directed to the PDFO at postdoctoral.fellows@ubc.ca.