Faculty careers

Whether you’re a potential, new or existing faculty member we want to ensure you’re connected to faculty life at UBC.

Your path at UBC can take many different avenues, and we’re here to see you have everything you need along the way. We want to connect you with resources and information to support both personal and professional growth and satisfaction.  

UBC’s Respectful Environment Statement

Learn about the guiding principles that support us in building a respectful work environment.

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Faculty life

See resources for faculty members and potential new hires:

Child care

Find out about UBC’s on & off-campus childcare options & the Provost’s Priority Child Care Placements Program.
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Dual career programs

Resources for dual career couples for tenure-track & tenured faculty & some administrative positions.
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Housing + relocation services

Relocating to UBC? Find out about the services available to help make the transition smooth for you & your family.
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Faculty housing programs

The UBC Housing Action Plan was approved in September 2012 to improve choice and affordability of housing on the Vancouver campus for faculty, staff and students. Read more about UBC’s faculty and staff rental programs and ownership loan programs that are part of this strategy.
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Information on faculty salary increases & salary scales.
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Faculty onboarding

The HR Orientation website is a central resource for new faculty and staff.
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UBC Today website

A dedicated website for faculty and staff, with the latest news, events and useful dates from across UBC. Includes a weekly email sent each Tuesday, highlighting a selection of what’s new that week.
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Academic Leadership Development Program

Offered to new department heads, program directors, associate deans, and other academic leaders at UBC.
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Life + career services

Career counselling & coaching services, aptitude tests, courses & workshops to adults in all stages of life.
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Leaves of absence

See the types of leaves available to faculty, librarians and program directors.
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Information about retiring from UBC & helpful resources for heads of academic units.
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Access + diversity

UBC is addressing issues of accessibility for people with disabilities.
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Equity + Inclusion

UBC offers education & training outreach to sustain respectful learning & working environments.
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Sexual assault response + education

Information about what UBC is doing to keep our campuses safe and resources for faculty and staff.

Find sexual assault resources for faculty and staff.
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Sexual assault response and education for faculty and staff: view protocols and resources for assisting student survivors.
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Procedures and criteria for faculty appointments, promotions and tenure.

Appointment procedures

Appointing a new faculty member or changing an existing faculty member’s appointment?
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Promotions + tenure

Information on reappointment, tenure & promotion procedures, schedules & resources.
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From the decision to hire a new faculty member to finally bringing them on board, a comprehensive guide to walk you through the process.
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