African Studies – [Sessional Lectureship]

The African Studies Minor Program invites applications for a part-time Sessional lecturer for the 2013 Winter Session to teach the following 3-credit course:

Term 2: AFST 351 sec 002

Applicants should have a minimum of a Ph.D degree and preference will be given to applicants with post-secondary teaching experience, a record that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness, and expertise in African Studies – Literary and Theoretical Approaches.
Applicants should include with their letter of application a c.v. which includes a record of experience and a detailed list of all post-secondary courses taught including name, length, credit value, and teaching responsibilities; a sample outline; evidence of teaching effectiveness; three confidential letters of reference mailed directly from the referees to the Chair of the Search Committee: Vinay Kamat.

Application materials should be sent to:

African Studies Search Committee

c/o Stacy Campbell

Dean’s Office, Buchanan A240 – 1866 Main Mall Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z1

Deadline: October 2, 2013

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All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.

The current minimum salary is $5,970 per 3-credit course. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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