Academic Postings

Social Work Field Education and/or Technology in Social Work Practice (Instructor, tenure-track)

19 Apr, 2018

The School of Social Work (UBC-Vancouver) invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track Instructor positions to meet the current teaching needs of the School’s programs, beginning January 1, 2019.

A Master’s degree in Social Work is required. BSW holder with a master degree in relevant human and social science discipline will also be considered. PhD in either Social Work or related disciplines is preferable. Candidates are required to have a strong commitment to our School’s vision of social justice and ethics of care; expertise in health, mental health, children and family; and at least five years post-MSW (or post-BSW) direct social work practice experience in related fields.

The successful candidates will exhibit distinction in teaching, service and educational leadership.  She or he will be expected to teach BSW and MSW practice courses (e.g., communication skills, practice with individuals and families, family counseling, group and community); to demonstrate expertise and/or strong interests in advancing either field work education or application of technology in social work practice and education; and a record of, or capacity to establish, effective relationships with the practice community. Experience in program coordination is an asset.

The School of Social Work at UBC-Vancouver is a member of the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE). Both the BSW and MSW programs are fully accredited by the Board of Accreditation of CASWE. For further information, visit: www.socialwork.ubc.ca.

UBC-Vancouver’s Point Grey Campus is located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Musqueam people, with whom UBC shares a framework Memorandum of Affiliation. For information relating to Aboriginal initiatives that are available at UBC, visit the UBC Vancouver Aboriginal portal at: http://aboriginal.ubc.ca/.

Applications are to be submitted online by August 15, 2018 through the UBC Faculty Careers website at: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers/faculty-careers/29608. Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents in the order listed: a) a letter of application, b) curriculum vitae, c) statement of research and teaching philosophies, d) a one-page statement identifying their contribution, or potential contribution, to diversity, along with their ability to work with a culturally diverse student body, e) a one-page statement specifying the vision of either field work education and/or use of technology in social work practice and education, and f) evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition, applicants should arrange to have three signed, confidential letters of reference sent to sowk.dir@ubc.ca by the same deadline. Review of applications will begin soon after August 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Enquiries may be directed to: Dr. Miu Chung Yan, Director, School of Social Work, University of British Columbia, 2080 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2. Email: sowk.dir@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; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Phonetics (Postdoctoral position)

16 Apr, 2018

The Department of Linguistics, University of British Columbia – Vancouver, invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Phonetics, to commence no later than August 1, 2018. 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 Speech in Context Lab directed by Prof. Molly Babel. Expertise in the areas of auditory and acoustic phonetics are required, and interests in social and nonsocial sources of phonetic variation, psycholinguistics, and multilingualism are advantageous. 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 three courses: two upper level undergraduate sections of Introduction to Phonetics and Speech Science (LING 313) and the first level graduate phonetics course (LING 508). 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 statement of research plans, up to 2 sample publications, and evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness. Application materials should be submitted online at https://linguistics.ubc.ca/positions/postdoctoral. In addition, applicants should arrange for 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 June 1, 2018.  Please include “Phonetics Postdoc Search” in the email subject line. For questions about the position, please contact Professor Molly Babel at molly.babel@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.

Chinese Language, Literature and Film (Lecturer)

10 Apr, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) is accepting applications for a Lecturer in Chinese Language, Literature and Film, commencing July 1, 2018.

This is a full-time position for a term of up to three years, which entails a probationary first year. Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association.  The workload for this position includes teaching plus service. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate Chinese Language, Literature and Film courses.

A full-time Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and service assignments, based on a 3-3 load in the Winter sessions and 2 courses in the Summer sessions.

A PhD required but in exceptional circumstances, a Master’s degree in Chinese Literature, Chinese Cinema, or a related field and considerable teaching experience could be considered. The successful candidate is required to have native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English, and extensive teaching experience at the college/university level in North America.  Strong interest and experience in technology-based and/or content-based instruction and in curriculum development, and a strong track record of full participation in team work and program affairs will be assets.  The successful candidates will be expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching, active engagement in professional development and team-based curriculum design/development of teaching materials, perform instructional responsibilities in coordination with other instructors in parallel sections and other levels, as well as fully participate in program affairs and service.

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

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information for three referees. All application materials should be submitted online at http://asia.ubc.ca/careers. The deadline for receipt of application materials is May 13, 2018.

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.

For information about the Department, please visit asia.ubc.ca.

Creative Writing (Lecturers)

10 Apr, 2018

The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia is accepting applications for two 12-month Lecturer positions, commencing July 1, 2018 or September 1, 2018. The Lecturer position is a full-time appointment without review (i.e., non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funding and demonstration of excellence in teaching, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association. The workload for these positions includes teaching plus service.

A full-time Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and service assignments, based on a 3-3 load in the Winter sessions and 2 courses in the Summer sessions.

Teaching assignments will include on-campus Creative Writing courses, including 200-level lecture courses and/or 400-level BFA workshops.  The successful candidates will contribute to the CRWR Program in an administrative capacity, including liaising with other programs that collaborate with CRWR, participating in program committees related to their area(s) of expertise, and serving on faculty committees charged with evaluating prospective BFA and MFA candidates.

Applicants are expected to have a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing, but in exceptional circumstances, the equivalent combination of education and writing and publishing experience will be considered. The successful applicants must have expertise in writing for the stage and screen, graphic forms, and/or creative nonfiction. They must have professional publishing experience, as well as a minimum of 2 years experience and demonstrated success in teaching large lecture classes of an introductory nature, and a demonstrated ability to manage teaching assistants. Experience teaching online courses is also highly desirable.

Applicants should send a letter of application, including a brief statement about pedagogical perspectives on the teaching of Creative Writing, an updated CV that lists post-secondary courses taught, and evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness (course outlines, student evaluations). In addition, applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly by their referees to the address below.

Chair, Lecturer Search Committee
Creative Writing Program
University of British Columbia
Buchanan E-462, 1866 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z1

Application materials and reference letters may also be sent electronically to crwr.admin@ubc.ca by: May 10, 2018.

Salary 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.

First Nations and Endangered Languages (Sessional Lecturer)

10 Apr, 2018

The First Nations and Endangered Languages Program within the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies (CIS) at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for a part-time Sessional Lecturer for the 8 instructional months (September 2018 to April 2019) of the upcoming academic year.

The Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies (CIS) is an interdisciplinary research unit for Indigenous critical theory and politics, arts research, language revitalization and applied social practice within the humanities and social sciences at UBC. It hosts First Nations and Indigenous Studies (FNIS) and the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program (FNEL). In addition to providing institutional support for undergraduate and graduate education and a home for visiting scholars in the field and Indigenous artists, CIS fosters ethical research practices and meaningful partnerships with communities that further the social and political health, capacity, and self-determination of Indigenous peoples locally and globally.

First Nations and Endangered Languages Program offers courses in First Nations languages, as well as methodology classes on language documentation, conservation and revitalization. In partnership and collaboration with First Nations and Indigenous communities and their cultural institutions, staff, scholars and students in our program conduct research with speakers of endangered languages and help to develop educational materials in British Columbia and beyond.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach one or both of these courses:

  • FNEL 180 (3) Introduction to Endangered Language Documentation and Revitalization (Term 1)
  • FNEL 380 (3) Technologies for Endangered Language Documentation and Revitalization (Term 2)

For more details on courses please see: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/Vancouver/courses.cfm?code=FNEL

While preference is for a PhD in a related field, advanced MA candidates will be considered. Teaching experience at college/university level is required in a discipline directly relevant to the documentation, conservation, and revitalization of endangered languages, cultures, and Indigenous knowledge systems.

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 FNEL Program Chair, Dr Mark Turin <mark.turin@ubc.ca>

Applications will be reviewed by the committee starting April 30, 2018.

For more information regarding the program please visit: https://fnel.arts.ubc.ca/

This position is subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Lecturers.” The minimum salary for 2018W will be $6,915.00 per 3-credit course.

UBC-Vancouver’s Point Grey Campus is located on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territories of the Musqueam people, with whom UBC shares a framework Memorandum of Affiliation. For information relating to Aboriginal initiatives that are available at UBC, visit the UBC Vancouver Aboriginal portal at: http://aboriginal.ubc.ca/.

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 Arts (Sessional Lecturers)

5 Apr, 2018

The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers to teach the following Visual Art courses:

2018 WINTER TERM 1 (September – December 2018)

VISA 210 (227 BMS) — Digital Arts
VISA 210 (228 BMS) — Digital Arts
VISA 241 (227 BMS) — Digital Photography
VISA 250 (001) — Print Media
VISA 250 (002) — Print Media
VISA 260 (001) — Sculpture
VISA 310 (001) — Intermediate Digital Arts I
VISA 341 (002) — Intermediate Photography II
VISA 350 (001) — Intermediate Print Media I: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Image Production
VISA 370 (001) — Special Studies I
VISA 390 (001) — Performance Art

2018 WINTER TERM 2 (January – April 2019)

VISA 220 (003) — Drawing
VISA 241 (002) — Digital Photography
VISA 250 (004) — Print Media
VISA 260 (002) — Sculpture
VISA 351 (001) — Intermediate Print Media II: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Image Production
VISA 361 (001) — Intermediate Sculpture II
VISA 390 (002) — Performance Art
VISA 481 (002) — Advanced Seminar II ____________________________________________________________________________________

Course scheduling is currently being finalized and will be posted online April 13, 2018.
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 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 department by the referees

Applications and reference letters should be sent via email to ahva.head@ubc.ca by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

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.

Art History (Sessional Lecturers)

5 Apr, 2018

The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers to teach the following Art History courses:

2018 WINTER TERM 1 (September to December 2018)

ARTH 341 (001) — 20th Century Art and Culture: The Postmodern
ARTH 345 (001) — History of Photography: Archive, Spectacle, Reality
ARTH 480 (001) — Visual and Digital Media Theory
ARTH 480 (002) — Visual and Digital Media Theory

2018 WINTER TERM 2 (January to April 2019)

ARTH 480 (003) — Visual and Digital Media Theory

___________________________________________________________________________________

Course scheduling is currently being finalized and will be posted online April 13, 2018. https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/main

A minimum of an M.A. 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 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 department by the referees

Applications and reference letters should be sent via email to ahva.head@ubc.ca by 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.

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.

Coordinated Arts Program (Lecturer)

29 Mar, 2018

The Coordinated Arts Program (CAP) in the Faculty of Arts, at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver), seeks an experienced and innovative educator to join its faculty as a Lecturer, teaching academic writing and literary studies, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2018.

CAP is a cohort program for first-year students that brings together courses in the social sciences, humanities, and visual and performing arts in research streams (see http://cap.arts.ubc.ca). Each CAP stream features a seminar, Arts Studies (ASTU) 100, a 6-credit course which addresses academic research and writing through the study of literature (meeting the Faculty of Arts’ degree requirements for both literature and academic writing). The course
also fosters multidisciplinary conversations by foregrounding concepts that recur across the stream’s classes.

We expect to fill the position for a term of up to three years, which entails a probationary first year. The Lecturer position is a full-time appointment without review (i.e., non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funding and demonstration of excellence in teaching, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association. A full-time Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and service assignments normally based on a 3-3 load in the Winter sessions and 2 courses in the Summer sessions.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach several sections of ASTU 100, and may also teach ASTU 101, a 3-credit course that meets the writing requirement only. ASTU 100 lecturers are also responsible for facilitating collaborative teaching with CAP faculty from other disciplines in a given stream, and contributing to curriculum development, student engagement and support, and program initiatives within CAP. Please consult the CAP website for a fuller description of the ASTU 100/101 courses: https://cap.arts.ubc.ca/our-streams/astu-100/

The successful candidate will be expected to teach CAP courses, with the possibility of some teaching assignments in another first-year program in the Faculty of Arts, based on the candidate’s expertise and the needs of CAP and the collaborating unit. In addition, the position will involve administrative responsibilities and service. In cases where extraordinary additional administrative responsibilities are assigned by the Chair, a 3-credit teaching reduction may be granted. The Lecturer will work closely with the CAP Chair and with other instructors in CAP and First-Year Programs in a highly collaborative environment.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The current minimum salary for full-time Lecturers is $63,600. Positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Application instructions
Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field, including writing and discourse studies,  composition, rhetoric, and literary and cultural studies. Preference will be given to applicants with university-level experience and demonstrated excellence in teaching both literature and academic writing, using an approach that is informed by current theories in writing pedagogy. A background in multi- or interdisciplinarity or collaborative teaching, and evidence of successful team building, collaboration, and curriculum development would be assets, as is a keen interest in the scholarship of teaching and learning.

The following application materials must be submitted by noon on the application deadline: April 30, 2018:

  1. a letter of application indicating your suitability for the position
  2. curriculum vitae, including a list of all post-secondary courses taught
  3. a teaching dossier including,
    1. a statement of teaching philosophy related to the teaching of writing and literature
    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. a proposed syllabus for ASTU 100 in the Individual and Society stream (including a description of the research topic examined, a list of sample texts, anticipated learning outcomes, and descriptions of sample assignments).

Applications must be submitted online as .pdf files. Please follow the instructions provided on the application webpage: https://cap.arts.ubc.ca/welcome-to-ubcs-co-ordinated-artsprogram/working-with-us/

In addition, applicants are required to arrange for three signed, confidential letters of reference to be forwarded by April 30, 2018 via email to: admin.fyp@ubc.ca, with “CAP Lecturer” as the subject heading.

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.

Journalism (Assistant Professor Without Review)

29 Mar, 2018

The School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a limited-term full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor Without Review to commence August 1, 2018. The appointment is for 12 months.

The School seeks an individual who will contribute to the intellectual life of the unit through engaging in exceptional teaching, research and service. The successful candidate will have professional and teaching experience in contemporary and emerging fields of journalism, complementing the School’s core strengths in digital, international, environment, Indigenous, and public policy journalism as listed on our website: www.journalism.ubc.ca.

Candidates must have a Master’s or PhD degree with relevant research and professional experience. Candidates must have  a proven commitment to the advancement of research and practice in the fields of journalism, media and communications. They must demonstrate experience in the highest levels of professional practice, a track record of collaboration, and a strong evidence of research activity commensurate with their experience. Candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach on a range of courses currently on offer within the School of Journalism and to contribute to areas not currently covered, as well as the ability to participate fully in graduate supervision and undertake service duties as assigned by the director. The teaching load will be four 3-credit courses over the 12-month appointment.

Applicants should be prepared to upload (in the following order, and not exceeding 12 megabytes per attachment) at http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers/faculty-careers/29386: a curriculum vitae, a sample of their publications, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please indicate your legal status to work in Canada.

Completed applications and reference letters must be received by May 3, 2018.

In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to soj.admin@ubc.ca, with “APWR” in the subject line by May 3, 2018.

Inquiries should be directed to Alfred Hermida, Director and Associate Professor at soj.director@ubc.ca.

Salary will 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.

Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies (Sessional Lecturers)

28 Mar, 2018

For the 2018/19 Academic Year, it is the intention of the Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies to offer the following courses as part of their program:                                         

Course         Title   Days Times  Cap
LATN 101 002 First Year Latin I Term 1 MWF 10am-11am 30
LATN 101 004 First Year Latin I Term 1 MWF 1pm-2pm 30
LATN 101 005 First Year Latin I Term 2 MWF 12pm-1pm 30
LATN 102 002 First Year Latin II Term 2 MWF 1pm-2pm 30
LATN 350 001 Latin Literature of the Classical Period (Prose) Term 1 MWF 10am-11am 30
CLST 501 001 Topography and Monuments of Athens Term 1 Th 2pm-5pm 15
HEBR 101 001 First Year Hebrew I Term 1 MWF 10am-11am 30
HEBR 102 001 First Year Hebrew II Term 2 MWF 1pm-2pm 24
NEST 315 001 Introduction to Akkadian Term 2 MWF 9am-10am 30
RELG 307 001 Sex, Lies, and Violence in the Hebrew Bible Term 1 TTh 9:30am-11am 65

Please note that additional courses may become available at a later date.

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies invites applications to teach the above courses during Winter Session Term 1 (Sept-Dec 2018) and Term 2 (Jan-Apr 2019). Submit applications electronically to cners.jobsearch@ubc.ca with “2018W Sessionals” in the subject line.  Applications must include an up-to-date CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three referees.

Applications must be received NO LATER THAN MONDAY April 9, 2018 AT 4:30PM

Details of courses can be found at http://www.cnrs.ubc.ca/courses

The times and days indicated above cannot under any circumstances be changed. 

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 2018W will be $6,915.00 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.