ICORD group at ARM_March2016

Participants at ICORD’s Annual Research Meeting in March, 2016.

November 28, 2017 – We are seeking an outstanding basic SCI researcher with a focus on the recovery and regeneration of the injured spinal cord. The successful applicant will be recommended for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. We are seeking a scientist who will be a collaboratively spirited colleague with excellent interpersonal skills and who will execute a vigorous research program related to neuroprotection, neural regeneration, and/or neural repair, while contributing to our common goal of translation into humans with SCI. You can find the full job description and application instructions here.

Graduate or Directed Studies Students

If you would like to study with a particular ICORD researcher, please contact them directly. It will help them if you let them know what type of project you would be interested in doing, and in what aspects of their research you are particularly interested.

Visiting International Students

ICORD researchers sometime accept visiting international students to their labs. If you are thinking of applying to visit a UBC faculty member’s lab, please see this important information.

Workstudy positions for UBC students

Please check the UBC Career Services web site for current Work Study positions. Clerical and research work study positions are generally available in late August (for the Fall/Winter terms) and April (for the Summer term).


Staff at ICORD are employees of UBC or Vancouver Coastal Health. Job openings are advertised through the UBC Human Resources and VCH Employee Engagement web sites. Clinical staff at VCH who are interested in becoming Associate Members of ICORD should contact the Administrative Manager for more information:

Current faculty members at post-secondary institutions who wish to become ICORD members should contact the Director for more information.

Dr. Krassioukov is looking for a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in human/clinical or experimental research in the area of cardiovascular and autonomic dysfunction following SCI for a 2-year term. Click here to download the full job description.

Dr. Krassioukov is looking for a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in neuroscience and a strong interest in cardiovascular biology for preclinical studies of the neuronal and molecular mechanisms underlying cardiovascular and autonomic dysfunction following spinal cord injury. Click here for full details.

Dr. Kwon is looking for a PhD student to join his research team. Click here to download full details.


We are currently recruiting volunteers for the SCI Community Resource Centre, in the atrium of the Blusson Spinal Cord Centre. Our goal at the Community Resource Centre is to make spinal cord injury (SCI) research accessible and understandable for members of the community. Interested in volunteering? Click here to learn more.

Volunteers are also a large component of the Physical Activity Research Centre (PARC), assisting users of the PARC facility towards leading healthier lives. If you are interested in becoming involved with PARC, please contact us at or call us at 604-675-8814.

Volunteer positions are sometimes available within research laboratories. If you would like to volunteer with a particular researcher, please contact them directly.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply.