At the University of British Columbia, each day has its rewards. From our diverse culture to programs that provide opportunities to enrich your life and explore your career potential, making UBC your next career move, is a great move.
A global centre for research and teaching, UBC is consistently ranked among the 40 best universities of the world. It is a place where innovative ideas are nurtured in a globally connected community, providing unparalleled opportunities to learn, discover, and contribute in one’s own way.
From horticulturalists to fundraisers, curators to student advisors, researchers to professors, UBC offers a breadth of careers opportunities. With nearly 14,000 faculty and staff at its Vancouver and Kelowna campuses, UBC is also one of the largest employers in British Columbia.
As one of the world’s leading academic institutions, UBC encourages you to explore career-related learning opportunities and personal interests. Take academic or continuing studies courses, work one-on-one with a certified coach, and participate in community leadership programs. Read books and periodicals from the UBC Library, the second largest research library in Canada. Visit a museum or attend free lectures by some of the top thinkers and researchers in Canada and the world.
UBC offers programs to support a healthy workplace and help you make healthy lifestyle choices.
UBC’s compensation package includes:
The Work-Life and Relocation Services Centre helps with the smooth transition of new faculty, postdoctoral fellows, staff and their families who are relocating from outside the province to the UBC community and Vancouver and Kelowna neighbourhoods.
View the UBC Welcome Guide for new faculty and staff relocating to Metro Vancouver.
Did you know that UBC employees receive discounts on many of the major attractions at UBC, including theatre and music productions, the Museum of Anthropology, and several fitness centres? Or that UBC puts on a number of annual events for faculty and staff? Check out Faculty & Staff Perks for more information.