Career & Appointment Opportunities

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Throughout the province, more than 400 clinical faculty members, teach and inspire learners in the UBC Department of Surgery. They often also make significant contributions in administration, professional development, and translational and clinical research. A faculty appointment is necessary to teach UBC students.

Please see the Clinical Faculty Affairs Office website for the clinical faculty resource guide, compensation terms, contract updates, teaching resources, clinical faculty events and other information of interest to Clinical Faculty in the UBC Faculty of Medicine.

Usually initial clinical appointments are at the rank of Clinical Instructor. Please note though, that anyone seeking an appointment with the intent of applying for research funding needs to apply at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor or above.

Department of Surgery Initial Application Process

Applications are accepted and considered at any time during the academic year.

  • Determine the rank at which you want to apply. Descriptions are available here.
  • Complete the Clinical Faculty Appointment Application Form and submit it to your Division Head and Division Senior Administrative Assistant.
  • If you are applying to a rank other than clinical instructor, a Faculty of Medicine Abbreviated CV is required. It is optional, but recommended, to also include any teaching evaluations or other material demonstrating your qualifications to be appointed at the proposed rank.
  • Division Senior Administrative Assistants will submit your application, and if applicable, supporting documents to the HR Assistant.
  • Clinical instructor appointments are approved by the Department Head. Please note that your Division may also review your appointment before it’s submitted to the HR Assistant for the Department Head’s review.
  • For all other ranks, your application will be reviewed the UBC Department of Surgery’s Clinical Faculty Appointment and Promotion Committee. The HR Assistant will communicate with you about the Committee’s decision.

Department of Surgery Promotion Process

Promotions are considered annually in the fall by the UBC Department of Surgery’s Clinical Faculty Appointment and Promotion Committee. An email with the submission process and deadline will be communicated to all clinical faculty by the HR Assistant. A letter of support from your Division Head and an updated UBC CV, along with any supporting documents such as teaching evaluations,  is required for this process. You will be notified about the outcome of your promotion review by the HR Assistant.

For more information about the criteria for promotion to each rank, please see the Policy on Clinical Faculty Appointments.

Permanent Positions

Please see the UBC Human Resources Careers page for possible staff opportunities in the Department of Surgery.

Temporary Positions

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