Academic Postings

Library, Archival, and Information Studies – (Lecturer)

25 May, 2016

The School of Library, Archival and Information Studies (SLAIS the iSchool@ubc) at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time Lecturer position for a 1-year term appointment commencing as early as August 1, 2016. The successful candidate will have a teaching and research interest/experience in the area of Library, Archival and Information Studies.

 

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. (or expect to have successfully defended prior to the start date of the appointment). Applicants must provide strong evidence of their teaching ability and effectiveness. Applicants with the knowledge and experience necessary to teach in one or more of the following areas are invited to reply (those able to teach across multiple areas will be given preference): Information Policy, Scholarly Publishing, Knowledge Organization, Digital Preservation, Management of Information Organizations, Cultural Informatics, Information Services, Public Libraries.

 

A full-time 12-month Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for the equivalent of 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and related service duties. Due to the substantial responsibilities for curriculum development, student advising, and learning outcomes assessment required as part of this graduate-level teaching position, it comes with a teaching load of six 3-credit courses over the 12-month appointment period in the first year. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

 

The School offers a Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS), Master of Archival Studies (MAS), a joint MAS/MLIS, a multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Children’s Literature (MACL), and a doctorate in library, archival and information studies leading to the awarding of a Ph.D. The School also offers courses at the undergraduate level in the Bachelor of Media Studies Program. Further information about the School can be found on its Web site at www.slais.ubc.ca.

 

The deadline for receipt of applications is Monday, June 27, 2016.

Application materials must include: a cover letter stating the candidate’s qualifications for the position; a current curriculum vitae; and a teaching portfolio of no more than 5 pages, including a statement of teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applications should be addressed to Dr. Luanne Freund, Chair, Faculty Search Committee and documents should be sent as separate files (in .pdf or Word format) via email to: ischool.recruit@ubc.ca.

 

Applicants should arrange to have at least 3 referees send confidential letters of reference to the Faculty Search Committee at ischool.recruit@ubc.ca prior to the closing date. Enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Luanne Freund: luanne.freund@ubc.ca.

 

The University of British Columbia 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 or gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Film Studies – (sessional teaching 2016W)

24 May, 2016

Film Studies Program

September 2016 to April 2017 (2016W Term 1 and Term 2)

 

The Film Studies program, within the Department of Theatre and Film, is pleased to advertise openings for the 8 instructional months (September 2016 to April 2017) of the upcoming academic session, 2016W. The Film Studies BA program offers first to fourth year courses leading to Honours, Major, and Minor degree options.

Applicants should hold a doctorate in film studies or a related area. An excellent teaching record based on relevant experience in film studies or related courses is required. In your cover letter, you should indicate the range of courses that you are able to teach. You may provide sample syllabi.

 

We expect to staff the following courses:

  • FIST 100 Introduction to Film (Term1)
  • FIST 210 Early Cinema (Term 1)
  • FIST 220 Classical Hollywood Film (Term 2)
  • FIST 230 Intro To Asian Cinema (Term 2)
  • FIST 338 Asian Cinema (Term 2)
  • FIST 434E Studies in Film (Term 2)
  • FIST 434F Studies in Film (Term 2)

 

Applicants should include with their letter of application:

  • curriculum vita (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g.: sample teaching evaluations)
  • names and contact emails of three referees

 

Please send application materials (electronic copies – Word or PDF files only) to: thtr.sec@ubc.ca

 

Explore the UBC Department of Theatre and Film : http://www.theatrefilm.ubc.ca

Deadline for applications: June 10, 2016

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 $6,264 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.

Theatre Studies (sessional teaching 2016W)

24 May, 2016

Theatre Studies Program

September 2016 to April 2017 (2016W Term 1 and Term 2)

The Theatre Studies program, within the Department of Theatre and Film, is pleased to advertise openings for the 8 instructional months (September 2016 to April 2017) of the upcoming academic session, 2016W. The Theatre Studies BA program offers first to fourth year courses leading to Honours, Major, and Minor degree options.

Applicants should hold a doctorate in theatre studies or a related area. An excellent teaching record based on relevant experience in theatre studies or related courses is required. In your cover letter, you should indicate the range of courses that you are able to teach. You may provide sample syllabi.

 

We expect to staff the following courses:

  • THTR 120 Introduction to Theatre (Term 1)
  • THTR 210 Drama: Forms and Ideas (Term 1)
  • THTR 310 Theory of Drama and Performance (Term 1)
  • THTR 420 History of Theatre II (Term 2)
  • THTR 443 Women in Theatre and Film (Term 2)

 

Applicants should include with their letter of application:

  • curriculum vita (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g.: sample teaching evaluations)
  • names and contact emails of three referees

 

Please send application materials (electronic copies – Word or PDF files only) to: thtr.sec@ubc.ca

 

Explore the UBC Department of Theatre and Film: http://www.theatrefilm.ubc.ca

Deadline for applications: June 10, 2016  

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 $6,264 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.

 

[note: This ad, originally posted May 24, was revised on May 26 to include THTR 420 on the list of available courses.]

East Asian Buddhism – Tianzhu Charitable Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship

19 May, 2016

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, invites applications for the Tianzhu Charitable Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in East Asian Buddhism. The Postdoctoral Fellow will have opportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research. The Department of Asian Studies has strengths in a number of areas, including especially East Asian history, religion, literary culture and thought. Information about the Department and faculty research can be found on its website, www.asia.ubc.ca

This postdoctoral position is generously funded by the Tianzhu Charitable Foundation. It is a one-year position, commencing July 1, 2016, potentially renewable for an additional year subject to availability of funds, performance appraisal, and approval from the Department. Appointments as a Postdoctoral Fellow, according to UBC Policy #61 are intended to be temporary positions that begin within five years of being awarded the Ph.D. degree. The successful Fellow will be expected to teach two courses per year on topics related to Buddhism: one undergraduate course, and either an additional undergraduate course or a graduate seminar. The Fellow will be expected to conduct research in East Asian Buddhism. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

The application dossier should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of research program, a sample chapter or scholarly paper (maximum 30 pages), and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Three confidential letters of recommendation are to be sent separately. The deadline for the receipt of applications is June 15, 2016, however the position will remain open until filled. All application materials should be submitted electronically to asia.jobsearch@ubc.ca.

 

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Economics (12-Month Lecturer)

14 May, 2016

Vancouver School of Economics – University of British Columbia

Position Type: 12-Month Lecturer

Deadline: 2016-06-15

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver invites applications for a full-time 12-month lecturer position in the Vancouver School of Economics (http://www.economics.ubc.ca), for the 2016-2017 academic year.

 

This is a full-time, one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal on a yearly basis, in accordance with University policies, and subject to availability of funds and excellent performance appraisals. The anticipated start date for the position is September 1, 2016.

 

The workload for this position includes teaching plus service. The full-time teaching load for a 12-Month Lecturer is 24 credits per year. The teaching assignment will be based on the needs of the School and may include introductory and intermediate courses in macroeconomics and microeconomics as well as undergraduate project and/or field courses. A specialization in macroeconomics would be an asset. Service assignments will include some responsibility for administrative duties related to the undergraduate program in the School.

 

Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in Economics and have experience in teaching undergraduate courses. Individuals with a proven track record of excellence in teaching economics and academic supervision of undergraduate economics students are encouraged to apply. Evidence of teaching excellence is required; experience in economics course and curriculum development, and the integration of innovative teaching practices and technologies in the curriculum, as well as experience with professional associations supporting economics education, is highly desirable.

Application instructions are available on our website at http://www.economics.ubc.ca.

 

Applications will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, orientation and philosophy, and evidence of teaching abilities and effectiveness (such as course outlines and student evaluations). Applicants must arrange to have three (3) confidential letters of recommendation submitted directly by their referees (per instructions on our website). All application materials and reference letters should be received no later than June 15, 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately following this date. This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

The University of British Columbia 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; Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will, however, be given priority.

Islamic Studies (Assistant Professor Without Review)

6 May, 2016

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies (CNERS) at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for an Assistant Professor without review in Islamic Studies.  The successful candidate must be able to teach Classical Arabic at all levels, and courses on topics such as Introduction to Western Religions, Classical Islam, Modern Islam, and/or another area of specialization.  The 1-year appointment is expected to commence September 1, 2016, with the possibility of reappointment for an additional two years.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Reappointment will be subject to excellent performance and availability of funds.

 

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D., provide evidence of teaching effectiveness, and have demonstrated accomplishments in scholarship, as well as an enthusiasm for teaching in a department with the unique combination of fields present in CNERS.  S/he will be expected to maintain an active program of research, graduate and undergraduate teaching (12 credits = four 3-credit courses), and participate fully in graduate supervision, departmental service and events.  Information about the programs, faculty research interests, and general activities of CNERS are found at www.cnrs.ubc.ca.

 

Applications are to be submitted online by June 6, 2016 through the UBC Faculty Careers website at: www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/23357.  Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents in the order listed: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a sample scholarly paper (maximum 15 pages).  Shortlisted applicants may be asked for a teaching dossier.

 

In addition, applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent directly by their referees, by the above deadline, via email to cners.jobsearch@ubc.ca with the subject line “Islamic Studies position.”

 

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly 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.  Informal enquiries may be made to the Acting Head of the Department of CNERS, Prof. Leanne Bablitz, at leanne.bablitz(at)ubc.ca.

Latin Language and Literature (Assistant Professor Without Review)

6 May, 2016

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies (CNERS) at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for an Assistant Professor without review in Latin language and literature.  The successful candidate must be able to teach Latin at all levels, and courses on topics such as Latin literature, myth, ancient women, classical reception, classics in the media, and/or another area of specialization. The 1-year appointment is expected to commence September 1, 2016, with the possibility of reappointment for an additional year.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.  Reappointment will be subject to excellent performance and availability of funds.

 

The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D., provide evidence of teaching effectiveness, and have demonstrated accomplishments in scholarship, as well as an enthusiasm for teaching in a department with the unique combination of fields present in CNERS.  S/he will be expected to maintain an active program of research, graduate and undergraduate teaching (12 credits = four 3-credit courses), and participate fully in graduate supervision, departmental service and events.  Information about the programs, faculty research interests, and general activities of CNERS are found at www.cnrs.ubc.ca.

 

Applications are to be submitted online by June 6, 2016 through the UBC Faculty Careers website at: www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/23358.  Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents in the order listed: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and a sample scholarly paper (maximum 15 pages). Shortlisted applicants may be asked for a teaching dossier.

 

In addition, applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation sent directly by their referees, by the above deadline, via email to cners.jobsearch@ubc.ca with the subject line: “Latin Lit. position.”

 

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly 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.  Informal enquiries may be made to the Acting Head of the Department of CNERS, Prof. Leanne Bablitz, at leanne.bablitz(at)ubc.ca.

ASRW – Sessional Lecturers for WRDS 150 (2016 W)

3 May, 2016

Arts Studies in Research and Writing – Sessional Lecturers for WRDS 150

2016 Winter (T1 & T2)

 

Arts Studies in Research and Writing (ASRW) in the Faculty of Arts, UBC Vancouver invites applications for part-time sessional lectureships to cover sections of WRDS 150: Research and Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences (3 credits) in the 2016 Winter session: Term 1 (Sept 1 – Dec 31, 2016) and Term 2 (Jan 1 – April 30, 2017). There are approximately 33 sections available; however, the final number of sections offered is subject to enrolment.

 

Each section of WRDS 150 will enroll a maximum of 30 Arts students, and will take a writing-in-the-disciplines approach to reading and writing in the social sciences and humanities. (see Calendar description at: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/courses.cfm?page=code&code=WRDS)

 

Qualifications:

Applicants will have a doctorate in a relevant field (including writing and discourse studies, composition theory, rhetoric, applied linguistics, language and literacy studies), or a doctorate in another humanities or social science field and experience in teaching writing in the disciplines and/or teaching writing with genre-based pedagogy. Applicants from both inside and outside UBC are encouraged to apply. Inquiries may be addressed to the ASRW Chair, Dr. Katja Thieme (Katja.Thieme@ubc.ca).

 

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit the following documents:

 

If you are currently a sessional lecturer in ASRW:

  • a letter of application indicating your availability in term 1 and term 2. You may include information relevant to your scheduling needs (e.g., teaching back-to-back sections) for the Committee’s consideration; however, there can be no guarantee that preferences can be accommodated.
  • curriculum vitae (please detail postsecondary teaching experience)
  • course outline for a section of WRDS 150 (including course description, list of sample texts, learning outcomes, and descriptions of sample assignments)
  • statement of teaching philosophy and, if available, peer evaluation of teaching. The Committee will consult UBC student evaluations of teaching.

 

If you have not previously taught in ASRW:

  • a letter of application explaining how your research and teaching background qualifies you for the position, and indicating your availability in term 1 and term 2. Please include any information relevant to your scheduling needs (e.g., teaching back-to-back sections) for the Committee’s consideration; however, there can be no guarantee that preferences can be accommodated.
  • curriculum vitae (please detail postsecondary teaching experience, including credit value of each course)
  • names and contact information for 3 academic references
  • sample course outline for a section of WRDS 150 (including course description, list of sample texts, learning outcomes, and descriptions of sample assignments)
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (student teaching evaluations, and peer evaluations if available)

 

All application materials must be received digitally by noon on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

 

Attention: Jennifer Suratos at admin.fyp@ubc.ca

Please indicate “WRDS 150” in the subject line.

 

Positions are subject to final budgetary approval and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,264 per 3-credit course.

 

The University of British Columbia 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; Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will, however, be given priority. Please note (on your CV or in your letter of application) whether you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

CAP – Sessional Lecturers for ASTU 100B (2016 W T1)

3 May, 2016

Position: Sessional Lecturer

Unit: Coordinated Arts Program

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Location: Vancouver – Point Grey Campus

Position Start Date: September 1, 2016

Application Deadline: May 17, 2016

 

Co-ordinated Arts Program – Sessional Lecturers for ASTU 100B

2016 Winter (T1)

 

The Co-ordinated Arts Program (CAP) in the Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia invites applications for part-time sessional lectureships for the Fall term of the 2016 Winter Session (September 1 – December 31, 2016) to cover sections of ASTU 100B.

 

CAP is a cohort program for first-year students that brings together courses in the social sciences, creative and performing arts, and humanities in research streams (see http://cap.arts.ubc.ca). Each CAP stream features a seminar, ASTU 100, which teaches academic research and writing and fosters multidisciplinary conversations by foregrounding concepts that recur across the stream’s classes. More specifically, ASTU 100B is a 3-credit course that meets the writing requirement only (see Calendar description: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/courses.cfm?page=code&code=ASTU).

 

Each section of ASTU 100 enrolls approximately 25 first year Arts students. Teaching these sections also entails some coordinated and collaborative teaching with CAP faculty in a given stream.

 

Available Sections:

ASTU 100B (3 credits)

  • Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics (PPE), up to 4 sections

 

Qualifications:

Successful applicants will have a PhD in a relevant discipline (e.g., writing and discourse studies, literary studies, or composition theory) or a PhD and university-level experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching academic writing and research in the disciplines. A background in multi- or interdisciplinarity or collaborative teaching would be an asset.

 

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit the following documents:

 

If you are currently a sessional lecturer for ASTU 100 in CAP:

  • a letter of application indicating your availability in term 1. You may indicate information relevant to your scheduling needs (e.g., teaching back-to-back sections) for the Committee’s consideration; however, there can be no guarantee that preferences can be accommodated.
  • curriculum vitae (detailing postsecondary teaching experience)
  • course outline for a section of ASTU 100B (i.e., course description, list of sample texts, and list of sample assignments)

The committee will consult UBC teaching evaluations and CAP peer evaluations, if available.

 

If you have not previously taught in CAP:

  • a letter of application explaining how your research and teaching background qualifies you for the position, and indicating how many sections you would be able to teach along with your availability in term 1. Please include any information relevant to your scheduling needs (e.g., teaching back-to-back sections) for the Committee’s consideration; however, there can be no guarantee that preferences can be accommodated
  • curriculum vitae (please detail postsecondary teaching experience, including credit value of each course)
  • names and contact information for three academic references
  • sample course outline (1-2 pages) for an ASTU 100B course in the PPE stream (i.e., course description, list of sample texts, and list of sample assignments)
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (student teaching evaluations, and peer evaluations if available)

 

All application materials must be received digitally by noon on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

 

Attention: Jennifer Suratos at admin.fyp@ubc.ca

Please indicate “ASTU 100B” in the subject line.

 

Positions are subject to final budgetary approval and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,264 per 3-credit course.

 

The University of British Columbia 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; Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will, however, be given priority. Please note (on your CV or in your letter of application) whether you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

 

 

 

CAP – Sessional Lecturers for ASTU 100A (2016 W)

3 May, 2016

Position: Sessional Lecturer

Unit: Coordinated Arts Program

Full/Part Time: Part-Time

Location: Vancouver – Point Grey Campus

Position Start Date: September 1, 2016 (for T1); January 1, 2017 (for T2)

Application Deadline: May 17, 2016

 

Co-ordinated Arts Program – Sessional Lecturers for ASTU 100A

2016 Winter (T1 & T2)

 

The Co-ordinated Arts Program (CAP) in the Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia invites applications for part-time sessional lectureships for the 2016 Winter Session to cover sections of ASTU 100A (6 credits).

 

CAP is a cohort program for first-year students that brings together courses in the social sciences, creative and performing arts, and humanities in research streams (see http://cap.arts.ubc.ca). Each CAP stream features a seminar, ASTU 100, which teaches academic research and writing and fosters multidisciplinary conversations by foregrounding concepts that recur across the stream’s classes. More specifically, ASTU 100A is a 6-credit course that meets the Faculty of Arts’ writing and literature requirements by teaching academic writing and research through the study of literature. (see calendar description: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/courses.cfm?page=code&code=ASTU).

 

Each section of ASTU 100 enrolls approximately 25 first year Arts students. Teaching these sections also entails some coordinated and collaborative teaching with CAP faculty in a given stream.

 

Available Sections:

ASTU 100A (6 credits):

  • Media Studies, 2 sections
  • Individual & Society, 2 sections
  • Law & Society, 1 section

 

Qualifications:

Successful applicants will have a PhD in a relevant discipline (e.g., writing and discourse studies, literary studies, or composition theory) or a PhD and university-level experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching literature as well as academic writing and research in the disciplines. A background in multi- or interdisciplinarity or collaborative teaching would be an asset.

 

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit the following documents:

 

If you are currently a sessional lecturer for ASTU 100 in CAP:

  • a letter of application indicating your availability in term 1 and term 2. Please include any information relevant to your scheduling needs (e.g., teaching back-to-back sections) for the Committee’s consideration; however, there can be no guarantee that preferences can be accommodated.
  • curriculum vitae (detailing postsecondary teaching experience)
  • course outline for a section of ASTU 100A (i.e., course description, list of sample texts, and list of sample assignments) for the stream(s) in which you would like to teach

 

The committee will consult UBC teaching evaluations and CAP peer evaluations, if available.

 

If you have not previously taught ASTU 100 in CAP:

  • a letter of application explaining how your research and teaching background qualifies you for the position, and indicating how many sections you would be able to teach along with your availability in term 1 and term 2. Please include any information relevant to your scheduling needs (e.g., teaching back-to-back sections) for the Committee’s consideration; however, there can be no guarantee that preferences can be accommodated.
  • curriculum vitae (detailing postsecondary teaching experience, including credit value of each course)
  • names and contact information for three academic references
  • sample course outline (1-2 pages) for a section of ASTU 100A (i.e., course description, list of sample texts, and list of sample assignments) for the stream(s) in which you would like to teach
  • statement of teaching philosophy that demonstrates a research-informed approach to teaching academic writing
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (student teaching evaluations, and peer evaluations if available)

 

All application materials must be received digitally by noon on Tuesday, May 17, 2016.

 

Attention: Jennifer Suratos at admin.fyp@ubc.ca

Please indicate “ASTU 100A” in the subject line.

 

Positions are subject to final budgetary approval and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,264 per 3-credit course.

 

The University of British Columbia 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; Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will, however, be given priority. Please note (on your CV or in your letter of application) whether you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.