The scholarship and teaching conducted by faculty members are the backbone of life at UBC. Faculty members are appointed by the Board of Governors of UBC on a full or part-time basis as Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, Assistant Professor of Teaching, Associate Professor of Teaching, Professor of Teaching or equivalent position.
Clinical Faculty are individuals who hold an appointment at the University that is not considered a full-time faculty position and is therefore not in the tenure track. They are recognized for their outstanding contribution to quality teaching and clinical practice. They are the major providers of care at the teaching hospitals and agencies affiliated with the University.
Support staff is the backbone of the office operation. They provide administrative and clerical support to faculty members and to the school programs.