Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute has over 1,500 personnel engaged in research in a large variety of disease areas, clinical settings and research laboratories. Clinical research, laboratory and basic science extend across many health disciplines with VCH, and there is no shortage of opportunities for new and established researchers, trainees and staff.

We also welcome graduate students, medical students, health professional students, residents, clinical fellows, and postdoctoral fellows to VCH Research Institute – your work is vital to helping us achieve our vision of healthier lives through discovery.​

Current Opportunties

Director, Business Development

The Director, Business Development is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies to enhance commercialization of intellectual property at VCHRI. The Director will establish relationships in order to solicit new innovations, seek out commercialization opportunities and maintain relationships with industry and other stakeholders in order to reinforce and advance the reputation of VCHRI locally, nationally and internationally. The Director will play an active role in strategic decision planning and the development of new business development initiatives for VCHRI. The Director will play an intimate role liaising between the UBC Industry Liaison Office (UILO), Industry and VCH on behalf of the VCHRI. The Director will work with and facilitate investigators and UILO to identify opportunities for prototype development funding, assist with spin-off company creation in addition to facilitating multi-center collaborative endeavours at VCHRI.

To apply, visit UBC Careers, Job ID: 36085. 

For information on joining VCH Research Institute, visit VCH careers website and UBC human resources website.