Academic Postings

Feminist Media Studies and Popular Culture (Instructor, tenure-track)

13 Jun, 2019

The Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice at UBC – Vancouver (www.grsj.arts.ubc.ca) invites applications for a tenure-track Educational Leadership position in Feminist Media Studies and Popular Culture at the rank of Instructor. The position entails a teaching load of six 3-credit courses per year (18 credits).

As this is a tenure-track position, the successful candidate will be reviewed for reappointment, tenure, and promotion in subsequent years, in accordance with the Collective Agreement. For a description of the Instructor rank and criteria for reappointment and promotion, visit: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-relations/collective-agreements/appointment-faculty/.

Candidates from a variety of relevant Ph.D. programs in arts or humanities are welcome to apply, including but not limited to: English, Women’s and/or Gender and/or Transgender Studies, Sexuality Studies, Feminist Studies, African Studies, Diaspora and Transnational Studies, History, Interdisciplinary Studies, Communications, and Media and/or Cultural Studies. An intersectional Social Justice Studies emphasis on gender, sexuality, race, and anti-racist pedagogy, is required. Candidates’ doctoral research and coursework should be focused on Feminist Media Studies and Popular Culture Studies with an area of specialization including any of the following: Science fiction, gender studies, theories of embodiment and body modification, and/or social media & digital storytelling. A commitment to and involvement in decolonizing knowledge projects is required. We welcome applicants from a wide range of fields and disciplines. Experience in teaching online and the development of Online Learning curriculum is required.

We seek a dynamic scholar and collaborative colleague with expertise or evidence of potential in teaching and educational leadership (curriculum development & pedagogical innovation) expertise related to feminist media studies in combination with a commitment/involvement in decolonizing knowledge projects that are relevant to the growing diversity of Canadian society and the consequences of globalism, neoliberalism and transnationalism.

The GRSJ Institute (www.grsj.arts.ubc.ca) is currently building capacity in feminist media and literature. Opportunities exist to contribute to the development of graduate and undergraduate curriculum as well as collaborations with initiatives in the Faculty of Arts specifically, and UBC more broadly.

Major criteria in selection will be demonstration or promise of excellence in educational leadership and undergraduate teaching in Gender and Sexuality Studies.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a range of undergraduate courses in the Institute, and to contribute interdisciplinary expertise and leadership to ongoing curriculum, program development, and other teaching and learning initiatives. Experience with undergraduate advising and administration of programming will be considered an asset.

Anticipated position start date: September 1, 2019

Applications should be submitted to our department’s online application portal, found here https://grsj.air.arts.ubc.ca/instructor-1-feminist-media/.

Applicants should be prepared to upload, in the following order: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness (course outlines & student evaluations), and a one-page statement about your experience working with a diverse student body and your contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion.

In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential signed letters of recommendation to be sent separately to the GRSJ Institute at (grsj.recruitment@ubc.ca). Applicants should ensure that referees are aware that their letters must reach the Institute in a timely fashion, that this is a position in the Educational Leadership stream, and that they should provide evidence with a focus on teaching and educational leadership. Review of applications begins on July 16, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. For information about the GRSJ Institute, please visit: www.grsj.arts.ubc.ca.

For more information about the position, please contact Dr. Denise Ferreira da Silva, Director & Professor, Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (GRSJ): sji.director@ubc.ca.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Phonetics (Postdoctoral Fellowship)

11 Jun, 2019

The Department of Linguistics, University of British Columbia – Vancouver, invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Phonetics, to commence no later than September 1, 2019.

These positions may be renewed for up to two years subject to budgetary approval and positive appraisal of performance. The successful candidate must hold a PhD (or expect to have successfully defended prior to the position start date) and must be within five years of having been awarded the PhD degree at the start of the position.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to participate actively in UBC’s Interdisciplinary Speech Research Laboratory directed by Prof. Bryan Gick. Expertise in one or more areas relevant to the lab’s research is required, including articulatory phonetics, motor control, neurophysiology, biomechanics, experimental methods or computational modeling of speech. The successful candidate is expected to assist in the direction of the lab as well as the supervision of undergraduate and graduate research assistants.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will also be expected to teach at least one course, including at least one research-based seminar in a topic of their choice. There will also be opportunities for the Postdoctoral Fellow to interact with UBC colleagues on research and teaching. Information about the Department and faculty research can be found on our website, https://linguistics.ubc.ca. There will be some support for research-associated costs, including conference travel.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one-page research statement, 2 sample publications, evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness. The cover letter should include a statement about experience working with a diverse student body and contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion. Application materials should be submitted online at: https://linguistics.ubc.ca/positions/postdoctoral. In addition, applicants should arrange for two or three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Vicki Ferguson, Manager of Administration, Department of Linguistics, The University of British Columbia, ling.admin@ubc.ca.

Completed applications and reference letters must be received by July 8, 2019. Please include “Phonetics Postdoc Search” in the email subject line. For questions about the position, please contact Professor Bryan Gick at gick@mail.ubc.ca.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (Sessional Lecturers)

3 Jun, 2019

The Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (GRSJ) invites applicants for sessional lecturers to teach the following courses in 2019-2020 academic year.

Winter 2019 Courses:
(Please see the GRSJ website for course descriptions https://grsj.arts.ubc.ca/undergraduate/gender-race-and-social-justice/grsj-course-descriptions/)

 

Course / Section Title Credits Schedule
GRSJ 102 002 Global Issues in Social Justice 3 Term 2 – Tue, Thu: 11:00am – 12:30pm
GRSJ 224B 101 Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature 3 Term 2 – Mon, Wed, Fri: 10:00-11:00am
GRSJ 300 901 Intersectional Approaches to Thinking Gender 3 Term 1 – Wed: 5:00-8:00pm
GRSJ 301 102 Gender, Race and Indigeneity in Canada 3 Term 1 – Tue, Thu: 3:30 – 5:00pm
GRSJ 305 001 Social Justice Issues in Community and International Organizing 3 Term 2 – Tue, Thu: 3:30 – 5:00pm
GRSJ 310 001 Gender, Race, Social Justice and Health 3 Term 1 – Wed: 3:00-6:00pm
GRSJ 311 001 African/Black Women in the Americas 3 Term 2 – Wed: 4:00 – 7:00pm
GRSJ 326 001 The Politics of Gender, Families, and Nation-Building 3 Term 1 – Tue, Thu: 9:30 – 11:00am
GRSJ 327 001 Theories of Representation and Difference 3 Term 1 – Tue, Thu: 12:30 – 2:00pm
GRSJ 328 Theories of Subjectivity 3 Term 2 – Tue, Thu: 3:30 – 5:00pm
CSIS 200 001 Critical Engagements in Sexuality Studies 3 Term 1 – Tue, Thu: 11:00am – 12:30pm
CSIS 300 101 Introduction to Critical Studies in Sexuality 3 Term 1 – Mon: 3:00-6:00pm
GRSJ 224F 99A Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature 3 Term 1 – online
GRSJ 224F 99C Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature 3 Term 2 – online
GRSJ 300 99A Intersectional Approaches to Thinking Gender 3 Term 1 – online
GRSJ 300 99C Intersectional Approaches to Thinking Gender 3 Term 2 – online

 

* Online courses are taught on Canvas and instructors will be working with an existing syllabus, content, and course materials. Instructors will create their own deadlines, course policies, special instructions etc.

Applicants must hold a PhD or have advanced to full candidacy by the application deadline. PhD candidates at UBC must have the authorization of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies to teach as sessional instructors. The settlement of any outstanding fees may be a precondition for such authorization.

Appointments are subject to budgetary constraints. Salary depends on rank and experience.

All applications must include:

  • Brief cover letter outlining your experience for the position;
  • Curriculum vitae (CV);
  • 1-page course description including an overview of possible reading materials/texts and assignments for each course[1]
  • Recent teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness;
  • Contact details of two referees who can speak to your teaching effectiveness.

Applications must be submitted online by June 23th, 2019. Please submit all application materials online as pdf files and follow the instruction provided on the application webpage: https://grsj.air.arts.ubc.ca/winter-application-instructors/.

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 $6,915 per 3-credit course. Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

[1] 1-page description is not required for online courses

English (Sessional Lecturers)

28 May, 2019

The Department of English Language and Literatures invites applications for part-time Sessional Lecturers for the academic year 2019-2020.

Applicants must have a PhD in English or a related field, or be near completion, with post-secondary teaching experience in the field and a record that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants from both inside and outside UBC are encouraged to apply.

Candidates’ applications should include

  • a cover letter indicating your suitability for the position
  • a curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • recent teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • a clear indication of the disciplinary fields in which you are qualified to teach

Applicants should also provide the names of two referees who can speak to their teaching effectiveness.

Applications should be submitted by June 20, 2019.

Application should be sent by email to: english.headsoffice@ubc.ca

Professor Sian Echard, Head
Department of English
University of British Columbia
397-1873 East Mall
Vancouver, BC   V6T 1Z1

This position is subject to final budgetary approval and is governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,915 per 3-credit course.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

African Studies (Sessional Lecturer)

2 May, 2019

The African Studies Minor program at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) is accepting applications for a part-time sessional lecturer to teach the following course:

2019 WINTER TERM 1 (September to December 2019)

AFST 351A Perspectives in African Studies: Literary and Theoretical Approaches – PRSPCTV: LIT&THR
Scheduled: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00 – 12:30

Applicants must have a PhD (or be ABD – all PhD requirements except for the dissertation) in a related area. Preference will be given to applicants with post-secondary teaching experience and a record that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness in this or related fields.

Applicants must be eligible to teach under Policy 75 (https://universitycounsel.ubc.ca/files/2018/09/policy75.pdf) and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies’ Permission to Teach (https://www.grad.ubc.ca/faculty-staff/policies-procedures/permission-teach). Please also indicate if you are employed elsewhere on campus.

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 (course name and number, length, credit value, dates, and teaching responsibilities)
  • a sample outline
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., teaching evaluations, if available)
  • two confidential letters of reference emailed directly to the email below by the referees

Applications and reference letters should be sent via email to arts.inds@ubc.ca with the subject line: “AFST 351A Perspectives in African Studies” by June 15, 2019.

For more information on the African Studies Minor program please visit: https://africanstudies.arts.ubc.ca/african-studies-minor/

For questions regarding the course, please contact the African Studies Program Chair, Dr. Suzanne James at Suzanne.james@ubc.ca or the Associate Dean, Academic, Dr. Stefania Burk at artsad.acad@ubc.ca.

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 $6,915 per 3-credit course.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence.  An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.  We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Arts Studies in Research and Writing – Vantage (Lecturer)

26 Apr, 2019

UBC Vantage College invites applications for a Lecturer position in Arts Studies in Research and Writing (ASRW) with the UBC Vantage One Arts program. The application deadline is by noon on May 17, 2019.

About UBC Vantage College and Position details

Vantage College at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a part-time (80%), one-year, non-tenure-track Lecturer position in the field of Arts Studies in Research and Writing (ASRW) to start August 1, 2019. This position offers opportunities to engage in innovative curriculum design and pedagogy in collaborative teaching and learning communities. As a term appointment without review, this one-year position can be renewed upon demonstration of excellence in teaching as defined in Article 4.02 in Part 4 (Conditions of Appointment for Faculty) of the UBC Collective Agreement 2016-2019.

The successful candidate will be expected to dedicate their teaching and service workload to ASRW courses in the Vantage One Arts program. ASRW courses introduce students to the discursive practices of social science and humanities disciplines. UBC Vantage College (http://vantagecollege.ubc.ca) offers first-year curriculum in a cohort program to academically strong international students whose English language proficiency does not yet meet the English language requirements for direct admission into UBC degrees. Students take courses in one of Vantage College’s three programs (Arts, Science, or Engineering) before transferring into second year in their degree program. The primary goals of the Vantage College curriculum are: (1) to encourage students’ cultural, linguistic, and academic engagement in disciplinary communities and (2) to maximize students’ successful transition to year two in the Faculties of Arts, Science, or Applied Science.

The successful candidate will work closely with Vantage College colleagues in Arts to develop, implement, and share innovative teaching practices and curricula. The successful candidate can expect to teach the following courses, taught by ASRW faculty in Vantage College:

  • ASTU 204A (Topics in Interdisciplinary Arts Studies: Inquiry and Evidence in the Humanities and Social Sciences), 3 sections;
  • WRDS 150 (Research and Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences), 3 sections.

This part-time (80%) Lecturer position involves a teaching load of 18 credits (i.e., six 3-credit courses), plus 1 credit of teaching-related activities such as curriculum development (May-June 2020), plus service.

Qualifications and expected applicant profile

Applicants will have a doctorate in a relevant field, including writing and discourse studies, composition, rhetoric, applied linguistics, language and literacy studies, or equivalent experience teaching academic writing in university environments in a way that is informed by current theories in writing pedagogy. Evidence of teaching excellence is required. Evidence of successful team building, collaboration, and curriculum development is an asset, as is a keen interest in the scholarship of teaching and learning.

Application instructions

The following application materials must be sent electronically (as separate.pdf files, using this file naming convention: LASTNAME, Firstname_Cover; LASTNAME, Firstname_CV; etc.) by email to the following address: employment@vantagecollege.ubc.ca by noon on the application deadline: May 17, 2019:

  1. a cover letter indicating your suitability for the position,
  2. curriculum vitae, including a list of all post-secondary courses taught, indicating credit value of each,
  3. a teaching dossier including:
    1. statement of teaching philosophy related to the teaching of writing (1-2 pages max.),
    2.  evidence of teaching effectiveness and success in post-secondary teaching of writing (e.g., student evaluations of teaching and/or reports of peer review of teaching if available), and
    3. proposed syllabus for WRDS 150 and, if applicable, other syllabi for writing and discourse studies courses taught. For more information about WRDS 150, please see https://asrw.arts.ubc.ca.

Applicants should also arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent by their referees to the same email address noted above by the stated deadline.

The starting salary for the position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Arts Studies in Research and Writing (Sessional Lecturer)

25 Apr, 2019

Arts Studies in Research and Writing, Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia, invites applications for sections of WRDS 150: Writing and Research in the Disciplines in 2019/2020 Winter session (Term 1: Sept 1 – Dec 31, 2019 and Term 2: Jan 1 – April 30, 2020).  There are a number of sections available, primarily in term 1, with a limited number in term 2. The final number of sections offered is subject to enrolment.

Each section of WRDS 150 will enroll a maximum of 30 students and will take a writing-in-the-disciplines approach to reading and writing, with relevant representation from disciplines including STEM, the social sciences, commerce, humanities, and creative and performing arts. ASRW offers distinct sections for students registered in the Faculty of Arts and students in non-Arts faculties.

The successful applicant will have a doctorate in a relevant field (including Writing and Discourse Studies, Composition, Rhetoric, Applied Linguistics, Language and Literacy studies, Communications) OR a doctorate and significant experience teaching academic writing in university environments in a way that is informed by current research in writing pedagogy.  Relevant experience in business and technical writing and/or science communication would be an asset. Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Laurie McNeill at Laurie.McNeill@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 and preferences, including any information relevant to your scheduling needs (e.g., back-to-back sections, evening sections), for the particular sections offered.
  • curriculum vitae (please detail postsecondary teaching experience)
  • course outline for a section of WRDS 150 for non-Arts students: include course description, list of sample texts, learning outcomes, and descriptions of sample assignments.
  • statement of teaching philosophy (maximum 2 pages) 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 including any information relevant to your scheduling needs (e.g., back-to-back sections, evening sections) for the committee’s consideration.
  • 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 for non-Arts students: include course description, list of sample texts, learning outcomes, and descriptions of sample assignments.
  • statement of teaching philosophy (maximum 2 pages)
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (student teaching evaluations, and peer evaluations if available)

Application materials must be submitted online as .pdf files. Please follow the instructions provided on the application webpage: https://asrw.arts.ubc.ca/working-with-us/apply/. Review of applications will begin on April 23, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Positions are subject to final budgetary approval and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Lecturers.” The current minimum salary is $6,915 per 3-credit course.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Art History (Sessional Lecturers)

10 Apr, 2019

The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers to teach the following Art History courses:

2019 Winter Term 1 (September to December 2019)

ARTH 285 (001) — Art and the Moving Image
ARTH 339 (001) — 19th-Century Art and Social Space
ARTH 380 (001/BMS) — Art as Technology
ARTH 440C (001) — Seminar in Modern and Contemporary Art
ARTH 480 (001/BMS) — Visual and Digital Media Theory

2019 Winter Term 2 (January to April 2020)

ARTH 309 (001) — Arts of Africa and the African Diasporas

Course scheduling is currently being finalized and will be posted online April 16, 2019. https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/main

A minimum of a PhD (ABD) in Art History is required, and preference will be given to applicants with post-secondary teaching experience and a record that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants from both inside and outside UBC are encouraged.

Applicants must submit their application at https://ahva.air.arts.ubc.ca/?p=253 and upload the following in the order listed within a single PDF (max size 15MB):

  • a CV, which includes a record of experience and a detailed list of all post-secondary courses taught (course name and number, length, credit value, dates, and teaching responsibilities)
  • a sample course outline
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., teaching evaluations, if available)

Applicants should also arrange to have two confidential reference letters submitted by email to ahva.head@ubc.caAll materials should be received by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019.

For information please visit www.ahva.ubc.ca

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 $6,915 per 3-credit course. Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Visual Art (Sessional Lecturers)

10 Apr, 2019

The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers to teach the following Visual Art courses:

2019 Winter Term 1 (September to December 2019)

VISA 110 (001) — Foundation Studio: Digital Media
VISA 210 (002) — Digital Arts
VISA 210 (227 BMS) — Digital Arts
VISA 210 (228 BMS) — Digital Arts
VISA 220 (002) — Drawing
VISA 230 (001) — Painting
VISA 241 (227 BMS) — Digital Photography
VISA 250 (001) — Print Media
VISA 260 (001) — Sculpture
VISA 310 (001) — Intermediate Digital Arts I

2019 Winter Term 2 (January to April 2020)
VISA 210 (003) — Digital Arts
VISA 210 (004) — Digital Arts
VISA 220 (003) — Drawing
VISA 230 (003) — Painting
VISA 241 (002) — Digital Photography
VISA 241 (228 BMS) — Digital Photography
VISA 250 (003) — Print Media
VISA 250 (004) — Print Media
VISA 380 (001) — Studio Theory
VISA 390 (002) — Performance Art

Course scheduling is currently being finalized and will be posted online April 16, 2019. https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/main

A minimum of an MFA is required, and preference will be given to applicants with post-secondary teaching experience and a record that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants from both inside and outside UBC are encouraged.

Applicants must submit their application at https://ahva.air.arts.ubc.ca/?p=250 and upload the following in the order listed within a single PDF (max size 15MB):

  • a CV, which includes a record of experience and a detailed list of all post-secondary courses taught (course name and number, length, credit value, dates, and teaching responsibilities)
  • a sample course outline
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., teaching evaluations, if available)

Applicants should also arrange to have two confidential reference letters submitted by email to ahva.head@ubc.caAll materials should be received by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, 2019.

For information please visit www.ahva.ubc.ca

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 $6,915 per 3-credit course. Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Film Studies (Sessional Lecturers)

29 Mar, 2019

The Film Studies program, within the Department of Theatre and Film, is pleased to advertise openings for the 8 instructional months (September 2019 to April 2020) of the upcoming academic session, 2019W. The Film Studies BA program offers first to fourth year courses leading to Honours, Major, and Minor degree options.

Preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. and experience in teaching at the college or university level, but applicants without a Ph.D. who are ABD will also be considered. 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 100-004 Introduction to Film (Term1) CAP
  • FIST 210-001 Early Cinema (Term 2)
  • FIST 220-002 Hollywood Cinema 1930-1960 (Term 2)
  • FIST 230-001 Intro to Asian Cinema (Term 1)
  • FIST 240-001 Media Industries (Term 2)
  • FIST 332A-001 Studies in Genre or Period (Term 1)
  • FIST 336A-001 Seminar in European Cinema (Term 1)
  • FIST 338A-001 Asian Cinema (Term 2)
  • FIST 340-001 Media Audiences (Term 1)
  • FIST 434G-001 Studies in Film (Term 1)
  • FIST 436A-001 Seminar in American Cinema since 1960 (Term 2)

Applicants should include with their letter of application:

  • curriculum vitae (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: April 30, 2019 

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Lecturers.” The minimum salary for 2019W will be $6,915 per 3-credit course. Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence.  An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.  We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.