Job Opportunities – UBC Pathology

UBC is consistently recognized as one of BC’s top employers. The UBC Faculty of Medicine provides innovative educational and research programs in the areas of health and life sciences through an integrated and province-wide delivery model.

Most faculty positions are posted on the central UBC recruitment site, however you may also want to refer to the unit websites below for positions where central posting is not required.

Academic Vacancies in Pathology

Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure Track) | Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine | Department of Statistics| BC Cancer Research – The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and the Department of Statistics at the University of British Columbia (UBC), in conjunction with BC Cancer Research, invite applications from accomplished investigators for a full time faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure track. The successful applicant will also hold a concurrent appointment as an Investigator within BC Cancer.

To apply: The appropriate rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience. Interested applicants should submit an application package consisting of a letter of application, and 2 page research statement, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae and names and contact information of three referees (if at the rank of Assistant Professor) or four referees (all at arm’s length if at the rank of Associate Professor) to:

Dr. Donald E. Brooks, Professor and Interim Head
UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
c/o Aileen To, Director, Human Resources and Administration
G105 – 2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5
Email: aileen.to@pathology.ubc.ca
Subject Line: Computational Cancer

Application deadline: Review of applications will begin March 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The expected start date for this position is September 1, 2019 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.
Research Associate (RA) – position is available immediately at the University of British Columbia Centre for Disease Control (UBC CDC)/Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The Research Associate will work with an interdisciplinary team of scientist to plan and conduct molecular biology experiment and troubleshooting. The candidate will take a lead role in experimental design and will be responsible for carrying out DNA/RNA Purification, quantitation, PCR and sequencing. The candidate will also be responsible for effective and efficient management of multiple ongoing research projects. The successful candidate will work both independently and with others as a member of team thereby ensuring timely and effective completion of projects. To apply: Please send your CV and names of two referees to Dr. Will Hsiao
wlhsiao@mail.ubc.ca
http://www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/32452
Application deadline: February 21, 2019
Postdoctoral Research Fellow – A postdoctoral fellowship position is available in Single Cell Genomics, Molecular Biology in the Aparicio Lab based at the BC Cancer Research Centre in Vancouver, Canada, collaborating on an exciting project mapping clonal dynamics in human cancers with new single cell methods. To apply: Please send your CV, cover letter, transcript and contact information for three references to
careersmolonc@bccrc.ca Please put ‘Single Cell Genomics, Molecular Biology (Aparicio Lab) PDF position’ and your family name in the subject line.
http://www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/32021
Application deadline: February 18, 2019
Postdoctoral Research Fellow (2 vacancies) – The BC Professional Firefighter’s Burn and Wound Healing Research Group, and the Department of Pathology, and ICORD (International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries) at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver (Canada) invites applications for a Postdoctoral fellow. The successful applicant will work under the supervision of Dr. David Granville for a two-year term (with the possibility of extension) starting in the Spring/Summer 2019 (flexible). To apply: Please send your CV, cover letter and contact information for three referees to Dr. David Granville at David.Granville@hli.ubc.ca http://www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/32291 Application deadline: January 25, 2019
Assistant Professor: The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at The University of British Columbia invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful applicant will serve as an Investigator within the Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute (VCHRI), and may have an opportunity to serve in a leadership role in the Immunology Laboratory, dependent on their qualifications and experience. To apply: A letter of application outlining teaching accomplishments and interests, accompanied by a detailed curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of three referees should be directed to:


Dr. Donald E. Brooks,
Professor and Interim Head
UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
c/o Aileen To, Director, Human Resources and Administration
G105 – 2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 2B5
Email: aileen.to@pathology.ubc.ca.

Subject line: Transplantation and Immune-mediated diseases

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled. The expected start date for this position is July 1, 2019 or upon a date to be mutually agreed.

Academic Support Job Vacancies

Bioinformatics Scientific Programmer: Are you interested in developing software to enable real-time disease surveillance and outbreak investigations, and playing a critical role in a national and international collaboration involving academic researchers, industrial partners and provincial and federal laboratories? The Hsiao Laboratory (https://pathology.ubc.ca/faculty/william-hsiao/) at BC Centre for Disease Control Public Health Laboratory (academic affiliations with University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University) has an immediate opening for a scientific programmer position. To apply: Please send your cover letter, CV and names of two referees to:


Dr. William Hsiao,
Email: pubhealthbioinfo@gmail.com

Subject line: IRIDA_Dev1

Application deadline: Until the position is filled.