The DFP exists to improve the health of the people of British Columbia. We are a dispersed department with numerous distributed sites, undergraduate, postgraduate and midwifery programs, and an increasingly active research program. In the Lower Mainland, the postgraduate program has teaching sites in St. Paul’s, in Children’s and Women’s Hospitals. Additional residency sites exist in Prince George, Victoria, Chilliwack, Nanaimo and Kelowna as well as a more dispersed rural program throughout the BC and Yukon. The undergraduate program has teaching sites spread throughout the province. Currently, there are over 4000+ clinical faculty members, 100+ staff members, and 30+ faculty members.

Within the Department, we offer numerous career opportunities for faculty and staff. We also encourage you to browse our postings below and the UBC Careers page.

Why Join Our Department?

  • Workplace flexibility
  • Learning opportunities from accomplished faculty and researchers
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Career and growth opportunities

The Department posts all available openings on the UBC Staff Careers or Faculty Careers page. Openings may include faculty teaching, leadership and administrative roles along with staff administrative and program support positions.

Don’t see a role today that matches your experiences and skillset? You can send us your resume, including a description of your area of expertise and interests in our Department. If there is a fit and future role that may be of interest, we will get in touch with you if anything comes up. Due to high volume of inquiries, we may be unable to respond to them all, however we would like to hear from you and learn more about your interests in potentially joining our Department.  

To submit your CV, please complete the following form here.


Check back frequently to view our latest job postings.

  • Lecturer — Midwifery (Victoria)

    The Midwifery Program invites applications for a full-time lecturer (1.0 FTE) to be part of the newly-developing Vancouver Island cohort for a five-year term. This individual will work under the direction of the Director of the Midwifery Program and reporting to the Head, Department of Family Practice. They will engage in teaching and evaluation activities.…

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  • Co-Program Director – Family Practice Enhanced Skills

    The Postgraduate Program in the Department of Family Practice at the University of British Columbia, invites applications from Family Physicians for the position of Co-Program Director in the Enhanced Skills Program. The program currently offers 41 FTE resident positions in Enhanced Skills training in a variety of areas.  These positions are offered to family physicians…

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  • Site Faculty for Academic Curriculum — Indigenous Site

    Qualifications Responsibilities To be familiar with the accreditation standards outlined below: Together with the Site Director(s), Elders, and Site Admin; the Academic Curriculum Site Faculty is responsible for: Remuneration Per Annum: $35,000 – equivalent to 1 day per week (0.20 FTE) Appointment to Clinical Faculty in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British…

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  • Site Director (or Co-Site Directors) — Nanaimo

    The UBC Family Practice Residency Program is inviting applications for the role of Nanaimo Site Director. The Site Director is responsible the overall management of the Family Practice Residency program in Nanaimo. The incumbent will oversee the resident educational experience and ensure that it aligns with the UBC Family Practice Postgraduate Program curriculum objectives and…

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Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.