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 opportunity

Research Coordinator position (0.6 FTE) with UBC Sexual Health Research

This position provides research coordination for a study examining factors influencing sexual desire among women with and without sexual difficulties. Duties include coordinating the recruitment, enrolment, and scheduling of study participants; managing data collection and storage; updating ethics applications and study documentation; and conducting in-lab psychophysiological assessments that require operation of the SMI Eye Tracker and vaginal photoplethysmograph.

Due to the highly sensitive nature of the research carried out at UBC SHR, this individual must understand and exemplify the ethics of confidentiality, sensitivity, and respect when communicating with all research participants. The Research Coordinator must be exceptionally detail-orientated and organized. They must be able to prioritize tasks to ensure that time-sensitive duties are completed in priority. This person must also be self-directed and able to excel in a team environment.

To apply please visit UBC Careers (search for job ID 37863) or email your cover letter and CV to

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