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.

  • 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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  • Program Coordinator — Chilliwack Site

    The Program Coordinator provides diversified administrative assistance and supervision at the Chilliwack Residency Training Site in the Department of Family Practice. The incumbent is required to have broad and extensive knowledge of the organization and operation of the residency training program, and the challenges associated with a changing curriculum and program expansion. The incumbent will…

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  • R3 Enhanced Skills Program Openings

    The Department of Family Practice offers a number of residency positions for family physicians in the province of British Columbia for the purpose of developing specific advanced skills. These positions represent a commitment on the part of the department, and the Faculty of Medicine, to respond to community needs in an effective way.  See below…

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  • Senior Program Assistant (Prince George, Northern Rural and Rural Immersion)

    UPDATED: The Senior Program Assistant provides diversified and complex administrative and operational support to the Site Directors and Site Coordinator for the Prince George, Northern Rural and Rural Immersion Family Practice (FPPG) Postgraduate Program. The Senior Program Assistant will be responsible for understanding the clinical and community nuances of each training site. They will participate…

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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.