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.

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.

November 4, 2021: Dr. David Granville is looking for a postdoctoral fellow with expertise in wound healing and molecular biology. 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 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.