Join the Team

Volunteers

Thank you for your interest in volunteering with us! There are no current openings for volunteers. 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.