Postdoctoral Fellows

The Faculty of Medicine Graduate & Postdoctoral Education Office is dedicated to providing further levels of support to that provided by the UBC Postdoctoral Fellows Office, as well as to developing and implementing professional development opportunities for all Postdoctoral Fellows in the Faculty of Medicine.

Medicine holds the highest number of Postdoctoral Fellows at UBC, comprising 36% of this larger group of trainees. Faculty of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellows are a diverse group of young career researchers that are situated throughout almost all of the Faculty’s many Departments, Schools, Research Centres, and Institutes.

The Postdoctoral Faculty Coordinator for the Faculty of Medicine is:
Dr. Michael Hunt, Associate Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Education and a Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy. He can be reached by writing the GPE Office at:


Other Helpful UBC Sites:

  • The Postdoctoral Fellows Office: The central UBC office that provides support, development opportunities, and advocacy for all Postdoctoral Fellows;
  • Faculty Relations: Provides information about Postdoctoral appointments. All Postdoctoral Fellows at UBC are appointed through Faculty Relations, whether or not they are receiving a salary through the university;
  • UBC Postdoctoral Association: Provides peer support, social activities, and helpful information for Postdoctoral Fellows.