International Post-Doctoral Fellows

UBC is proud of its diverse and international body of Post-Doctoral Fellows.

For Post-Doctoral Fellows arriving from outside of Canada, your employment within Canada may be contingent upon certain requirements. It is your responsibility to ensure that these requirements are met prior to starting your postdoctoral appointment and are maintained throughout your time as a Post-Doctoral Fellow at UBC.

Foreign national Post-Doctoral Fellows are required to obtain a temporary work permit in order to be employed or hold a trainee position at UBC. Whether a foreign national Post-Doctoral Fellow will hold an unpaid appointment at UBC, or whether they will be receiving their own fellowship funding, an application for a work permit must still be made.

Initial Work Permit Application Process for International Post-Doctoral Fellows


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