Professional development

Your career development is important to us. UBC is a diverse organization with a variety of opportunities for new challenges and personal and professional growth—for academics at all stages of their careers.

Here’s how we support faculty and teaching assistants to connect with colleagues across UBC and develop as leaders:


Find out how you can have your voice heard in important university affairs and develop your collaborative skills.
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Mentoring + Coaching

Interested in being mentored or becoming a mentor? Explore opportunities at UBC.
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Academic Leadership Development Program

ALDP is a cohort-based leadership development program offered to new Department Heads, Program Directors, Associate Deans, and academic leaders.
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Multi-disciplinary Opportunities

Connect with faculty across disciplines.
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Professional Development Reimbursement Fund

Faculty Association members are eligible for reimbursement of funds related to their professional development.
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Professional Development for Instructors

The Centre for Teaching, Learning & Technology offers a variety of programs and services.
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National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity Membership

The NCFDD offers professional development, mentoring and training opportunities for UBC faculty, grads, postdocs and administrators.
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