Join the Team

Volunteers

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us!

  • We have an opening for a volunteer that is interested in learning the state-of-the-art neuroimaging techniques! Please find the description page here: Volunteer Description .
  • We have four openings for volunteers that are interested in patient engagement and learning EEG/NIRS skills. Please find the description page here: Volunteer Description

If interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to: ninet.lab@ubc.ca

Please check back regularly for updates about our opportunities and follow us on Twitter for our latest updates (@NINETLAB).

Students

There are no current openings for undergraduate or graduate positions. Please check back regularly for updates about our opportunities and follow us on Twitter for our latest updates (@NINETLAB).

Clinical Trainees

There are no current openings for residents or clinical trainees. Please check back regularly for updates about our opportunities and follow us on Twitter for our latest updates (@NINETLAB).

External Rotation

Please choose one of the options below and contact Dr. Fidel Vila-Rodriguez (fidel.vilarodriguez@ubc.ca) to propose a stay.

(combines clinical assistance with research activity)

  • Start your application at least five months in advance and forward all documents to the UBC Psychiatry HR Assistant, Amity Chiang (amity.chiang@ubc.ca).
  • Find the application documents and process here.
  • Apply for a work permit (Labour Market Impact Assessment exempt).
  • Apply for eTA (The eTA is required for all individuals entering Canada from any Visa-exempt countries. This is not related to any permit application).
    • Note: Make sure that your passport have more than 6 months left from expiry date.
  • It is recommended to apply for a travel/study insurance with medical protection from your home country.

(research activity only)

A) International Student (UBC VIRS Program)
  • Start your application at least eight weeks prior to the planned study date.
  • Obtain a letter from your home education institution outlining the following:
    • Only doing research activity under the supervision of Dr. Vila-Rodriguez, and will not engage in any clinical work.
    • During their stay at UBC, they will remain registered at their home institution as a student.
    • This research stay is considered to be a part of their overall medical education.
    • This letter must be signed by the supervisor of the trainee and the head of the service.
    • Check to make sure that you meet the rest of the VIRS eligibility criteria.
  • The letter must be sent to  UBC Psychiatry HR Assistant, Amity Chiang (amity.chiang@ubc.ca) and Visiting International Research Students Program (VIRS) Advisor, Mathew Lyle (mathew.lyle@ubc.ca).
  • Apply for the VIRS program following the instructions outlined here.
    • Note: Check if you need to apply for a student visa (depending on the length of duration) on the same link and apply for the visa if needed.
  • Apply for eTA (The eTA is required for all individuals entering Canada from any Visa-exempt countries. This is not related to any permit application).
    • Note: Make sure that your passport have more than 6 months left from expiry date.
  • You will be provided with a medical insurance fro UBC (iMED) that is included within your fee, however, it is recommended to apply for a travel/study insurance from your home country.
  • Orientation material:

 

B) Postdoctoral Fellow (website)
  • Start your application at least five months in advance and forward all documents to the UBC Psychiatry HR Assistant, Amity Chiang (amity.chiang@ubc.ca).
  • Find the application documents and process here.
  • Apply for a work permit (Labour Market Impact Assessment exempt).
  • Apply for eTA (The eTA is required for all individuals entering Canada from any Visa-exempt countries. This is not related to any permit application).
    • Note: Make sure that your passport have more than 6 months left from expiry date.
  • It is recommended to apply for a travel/study insurance with medical protection from your home country.