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).
Summer research program for indigenous youth
In partnership with UBC’s School of Biomechanical Engineering, ICORD is excited to offer a summer program to provide opportunities and mentorship for indigenous youth interested in scientific research. Click here for full details and application information.
Staff & Postdocs
Staff at ICORD are employees of UBC or Vancouver Coastal Health.
December 22, 2020: New PI Dr. Dena Shahriari is recruiting a coordinator to assist with setting up and running her new lab at ICORD starting in January 2021. Click here for more information and to apply via the UBC HR website.
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: email@example.com.
Current faculty members at post-secondary institutions who wish to become ICORD members should contact the Director for more information.
December 22, 2020: Dr. Babak Shadgan is recruiting two postdoctoral fellows: one in the area of electro-optical biosensing technology development in a novel application for improving outcomes after spinal cord injury (click here for more information), and one in the area of biosensing signal processing and software development in a novel application for improving outcomes after spinal cord injury (click here for more information).
Dr. David Granville is looking for a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in the preclinical study of skin/vascular inflammation, autoimmune and/or chronic disease for a two-year term. Click here for full details.
Dr. Krassioukov is looking for a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in human/clinical or experimental research (preferably in bio-engineering) in the area of cardiovascular and autonomic dysfunction following SCI for a two-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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.