Thinking about joining the UBC Department of Psychiatry?
Do you want to work in an environment that supports academic excellence? Are you looking for a career that prepares students to be exceptional global citizens? Do you want to collaborate or contribute to ground-breaking research? Do you have leadership skills in management and business development?
If you answered “yes” to any or all of these questions, consider exploring your career opportunities within the Department of Psychiatry at UBC.
Follow the links below for more information on what UBC and the Faculty of Medicine have to offer:
If applicable, faculty employment opportunities are shown below.
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If you are a post-medical degree trainee who is interested in pursuing further clinical training in psychiatry with a UBC Psychiatry faculty member, you can apply as a Postgraduate Clinical Fellow or Trainee.
Unfortunately, UBC Psychiatry Department does not offer observerships.
POSTGRADUATE CLINICAL FELLOW
If you have successfully completed all the time and examination requirements that would allow you to be listed (registered) as a specialist in your home country, then you would be eligible to apply as a Postgraduate Clinical Fellow. Please visit the UBC PGME Postgraduate Clinical Fellows webpage for specific eligibility requirements, and the UBC PGME Internationally-Sponsored (Visa) Trainees if you will be sponsored by an sponsoring agency in your home country.
POSTGRADUATE CLINICAL TRAINEE
If you are have not yet completed sufficient training that would allow you to be listed (registered) as a specialist in your home country, you may be eligible to apply as a Postgraduate Clinical Trainee. Please visit the UBC PGME Postgraduate Clinical Trainees webpage for specific eligibility requirements, and the UBC PGME Internationally-Sponsored (Visa) Trainees if you will be sponsored by an sponsoring agency in your home country.
IF YOU WISH TO APPLY:
- Please note that our UBC Psychiatry office does not facilitate in matching or pairing individuals with faculty members, so it will be your responsibility to contact the Division/Program Head for training/fellowship opportunities.
- Contact information for our Division/Program Heads can be found here: http://psychiatry.ubc.ca/about/divisions-programs/.
- Once you have confirmed a UBC supervisor who is supportive of your application, please contact the Assistant HR Manager, Bree Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org) regarding the next steps. For documentation requirements, please review:
OVERVIEW OF APPLICATION PROCESS
The entire application process can take five to six months, so please begin the process as early as possible.
1. Submit documentation
Complete and submit the application for approval of appointment (below) and other required documents to Assistant HR Manager, Bree Wilson (email@example.com). The documents linked above outline the requirements and process in more detail. Please contact Bree Wilson (firstname.lastname@example.org) throughout this application process for guidance.
2. Apply for work permit
Within one month, you will receive an offer letter and immigration letter (if applicable) from the Psychiatry office. Please use these letters to apply for a work permit through the appropriate visa office. Please see the Service Canada website for application information.
3. Prepare for medical licensing
Gather the required documents for medical licensing with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of British Columbia. These requirements are listed in the below instructions for applicants and supervisors. If required in your case, please register for the TOEFL or IELTS exam as soon as possible. The HR Assistant will forward your application to the College for pre-approval.
4. Obtain medical license and SIN
Following your work permit approval and arrival in Vancouver, make an in-person appointment with the College to obtain your medical license and visit Service Canada to obtain a social insurance number (SIN). Please provide copies of your immigration documents and your medical license to the HR Assistant. This is the final step in processing your appointment.
For any questions regarding the application process or requirements, please contact the Assistant HR Manager, Bree Wilson (email@example.com)
If any supervisors are offering fellowship/training opportunities, they will be posted here.
Please see the UBC Human Resources website for staff opportunities in the Department of Psychiatry.
Thank you for your interest in working with our Department.
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Orientation, the Faculty of Medicine and Helpful Information
If you are new to the Faculty of Medicine or if you are considering joining the Faculty of Medicine, you can find helpful information that is specific to the Faculty of Medicine as well as information regarding Orientation, UBC and more at the following link.