Faculty Recruitment



At BC Children's Hospital, we foster a multidisciplinary, collaborative environment for our community of more than 300 health investigators and their research group members. We cultivate ongoing research innovations by nurturing new and future independent researchers. Almost 400 trainees (masters and doctoral students, post doctoral fellows and research associates) from around the world work with our established investigators. 

In a joint effort with different academic institutes, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute will be recruiting new faculty members in a variety of research areas.


Current Opportunities

Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure Track), UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

The Research Institute and UBC Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking applicants with an expertise in the immunopathology of metabolic diseases such as diabetes mellitus (diabetes), but candidates leading research programs investigating the role of immunometabolism in autoimmunity and/or cancer will also be considered. The ideal candidate's research would integrate studies of how the intestinal microbiome contributes to immunometabolism in health and disease. The successful candidate will also join a thriving group of investigators at the Research Institute working in the specific areas of human immunology, diabetes and obesity.

The expected start date for this position is January 1, 2019. 


Assistant Professor (Tenure Track), UBC Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology


The UBC Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and BC Children's Hospital Research Institute are seeking an outstanding scientists as a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level. The candidate will have demonstrated research excellence and productivity in the area of metabolomics, advance skills in the analysis and interpretation of high dimensional data, and strong teaching accomplishments.

The research program is expected to focus on the development and application of metabolomics methods to the study of metabolic diseases with link to childhood, including the potential integration of metabolomic approaches into precision healthcare. In addition, the research program should aim to undertake studies of metabolomics in concert with the microbiome and the metabolome and applications of metabolomics in drug discovery and development. 

The expected start date for this position is January 1, 2019.