Academic Postings

Assistant Professor: Ancient Greek Material Culture

15 Aug, 2019

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in ancient Greek material culture to commence July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong, ongoing commitment to research and teaching excellence. Any research focus within the material culture of the Greek world from the Neolithic through Hellenistic periods will be considered. We especially welcome candidates who complement the existing interdisciplinary strengths of the Department and who engage with diverse theoretical and methodological approaches (e.g., digital, post-colonial, scientific) in their research and teaching.

 

The successful candidate must have completed a PhD in a relevant field prior to taking up the position, and will be expected to develop and maintain an active, externally funded research program leading to peer-reviewed publications. We are looking for a candidate committed to innovative teaching at a large, highly diverse public institution.  The position entails a teaching load of 4 courses per year (12 credits) and the successful candidate will be required to teach Greek archaeology and art at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The ability to teach ancient Greek would be an asset. The successful candidate will also be expected to provide mentoring and research training for undergraduate and graduate students and actively participate in departmental service, events, and initiatives.

 

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies has a long tradition of leadership in ancient material culture and currently supports active field work in the Mediterranean, Europe and the Near East.  We would particularly welcome candidates who can engage with resources and collections within the Department and through the Laboratory of Archaeology and Museum of Anthropology. More about the programs, resources, faculty research interests, and general activities of CNERS can be accessed at: www.cnrs.ubc.ca.

 

Applications are to be submitted online through the Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies’ Internal Resources website at: (https://cner.air.arts.ubc.ca/job-opportunities/position-34924/). Applicants should be prepared to upload in the following order and in a single PDF (max size 15MB): a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a one- to two-page description of current and future research plans, a one- to two-page statement of teaching philosophy and interests, 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, and one writing sample (20-30 pages).

 

Shortlisted applicants will be asked for evidence of teaching excellence or potential for excellence (including but not limited to student evaluations and/or peer assessments, one graduate course syllabus and one undergraduate course syllabus) and to arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly by their referees.

 

Enquiries may be made to the Head of the Department of CNERS at cners.head@ubc.ca.

 

The deadline for the receipt of applications is September 30, 2019.

 

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.

Open Genre (Instructor, tenure-track)

13 Aug, 2019

The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor to begin July 1, 2020.

The ideal candidate must provide evidence of expertise in or potential for educational leadership, and have experience teaching creative writing (genre open) at both the graduate and undergraduate level, including workshops as well as large lecture classes; experience in teaching blended and/or online classes preferred. The program will prioritize candidates with experience in developing pedagogical and curricular strategies for blended, online, and extended learning courses and related educational innovations.

Requirements for the position include: graduate degree (MFA in Creative Writing preferred, but a combination of a post-graduate degree and appropriate professional experience would be acceptable) and evidence of excellence in teaching and educational leadership. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a load of six one-semester courses (18 credits) per year, to participate in Creative Writing program administration, to supervise graduate theses, and to maintain an active program of excellent teaching, service, and educational leadership.

As this is a tenure-track position in the Educational Leadership stream, the successful candidate will be reviewed for reappointment, tenure, and promotion in subsequent years, in accordance with the UBC/UBC Faculty Association 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/#4. For information about educational leadership at UBC, visit: http://ctlt.ubc.ca/programs/all-our-programs/teaching-and-educational-leadership/. For information about the Creative Writing Program, please visit https://creativewriting.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 via this online form (https://crwr.air.arts.ubc.ca/position-51907/). Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents (PDFs): a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a statement of past and/or potential contributions to educational leadership; evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as student evaluations, sample course outlines, statement of teaching philosophy, etc); 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 letters of recommendation to be sent directly via email to crwr.admin@ubc.ca.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Equity and diversity and 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.

Directing and Acting (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

12 Aug, 2019

The Department of Theatre and Film at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Acting and Directing to begin July 1, 2020.  

The Department’s ideal candidate is a dynamic and innovative theatre director/deviser with a strong understanding of acting and who can collaboratively engage with other faculty and supervise students at the BFA and MFA levels in acting and directing.  The successful candidate will bring practical knowledge of theatre to deliver relevant classroom experiences, and work closely with other faculty in the department to further strengthen the vision and personality of the Department of Theatre and Film.  Additionally, the candidate will possess the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.  We welcome candidates who will diversify our curriculum and our faculty in regard to traditionally marginalized groups.

Scholarly Activity: We seek a colleague with an active creative practice. Recognizing the currency that active scholars and practitioners bring to our community, ongoing and future creative work is essential and will be supported by the department.

Teaching: We value teachers who are excited about assisting students to develop their professional practice. Empathy, curiosity and rigor are qualities that we value in colleagues who strive to support and challenge their students while working with them within a project-based environment that includes periodically directing in the Theatre at UBC season.

Service: We expect commitment to undergraduate and graduate programs, curriculum development, advising, and governance within the department, university and the field at large.

Qualifications: MFA or PhD in Theatre or related field, complemented by professional experience and post-secondary level teaching experience.

Situated on the beautiful Point Grey campus on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Musqueam people in the culturally diverse city of Vancouver, the Department of Theatre and Film offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs in Theatre and Film Studies and Practice, which include a BFA degree in Acting and an MFA degree Directing.  Applications must include: a letter of application outlining creative and scholarly background and philosophy; a curriculum vitae; a statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of teaching effectiveness if available; 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.  Applicants may provide links to any other supplementary support materials.  Please note that materials submitted will not be returned.  Application should be submitted to the UBC Theatre and Film portal site at https://thfl.air.arts.ubc.ca/?p=247Applications will begin to be reviewed after October 1, 2019.  In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be forwarded by the same deadline to Search Committee, emailed to the department at <thtr.sec@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.

 

Graphic Forms (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

9 Aug, 2019

The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2020.

 

Requirements include: graduate degree (MFA in Creative Writing preferred, but a combination of a post-graduate degree and appropriate writing and publishing experience would be acceptable); demonstrated excellence in graphic forms; experience in a second genre an asset; evidence of or demonstrated potential for excellent teaching ability of university-level creative writing courses; one major publication or equivalent required.

 

The ideal candidate will have an international profile and experience teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level, including workshops as well as large lecture classes; experience in teaching online classes an asset.  The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate and graduate education; will be expected to teach a total of 4 courses (12 credits) per year, to participate in Creative Writing program administration, to supervise graduate theses, and to maintain an excellent record of teaching, service, and scholarly activity, which includes a distinguished record of professional publication.

 

The Creative Writing Program is known for its strong undergraduate and graduate degrees and has an international reputation for excellence. For information about the program, please visit https://creativewriting.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 via this online form (https://crwr.air.arts.ubc.ca/position-51904/). Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents (PDFs): a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, one writing sample (20-30 pages), and a teaching portfolio (to include a statement of teaching philosophy and some or all of the following: student evaluations, peer assessments, 1-2 sample course syllabi); 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 letters of recommendation to be sent directly via email to crwr.admin@ubc.ca.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Equity and diversity and 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.

Rogers Chair in Creative Non-Fiction (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

9 Aug, 2019

The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin July 1, 2020.

 

Requirements include: graduate degree (MFA in Creative Writing preferred, but a combination of a post-graduate degree and appropriate writing and publishing experience would be acceptable); demonstrated excellence in creative non-fiction; experience in a second genre an asset; evidence of or demonstrated potential for excellent teaching ability of university-level creative writing courses; one major publication or equivalent required.

 

The ideal candidate will have an international profile and experience teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level, including workshops as well as large lecture classes; experience in teaching online classes an asset.  The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to high quality undergraduate and graduate education; will be expected to teach a total of 4 courses (12 credits) per year, to participate in Creative Writing program administration, to supervise graduate theses, and to maintain an excellent record of teaching, service, and scholarly activity, which includes a distinguished record of professional publication.

 

The Creative Writing Program is known for its strong undergraduate and graduate degrees and has an international reputation for excellence. For information about the program, please visit https://creativewriting.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 via this online form (https://crwr.air.arts.ubc.ca/position-48114/). Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents (PDFs): a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, one writing sample (20-30 pages); a teaching portfolio (to include a statement of teaching philosophy and some or all of the following: student evaluations, peer assessments, 1-2 sample course syllabi); 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 letters of recommendation to be sent directly via email to crwr.admin@ubc.ca.

Review of applications will begin October 15, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

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

Equity and diversity and 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.

Sociology (Assistant Professor, tenure-track, two positions)

9 Aug, 2019

The Department of Sociology in the Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for two tenure-stream faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 1, 2020. The substantive area of specialization for these two positions is OPEN although the department has identified preferential areas including sociology of health and illness, gender/feminist sociology, and migration.

Our ideal candidates will have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching and will help to strengthen our global reputation. We expect applicants to have a Ph.D. in sociology at the time of appointment but applicants who have progressed to the point where completion of the Ph.D. is imminent and who demonstrate clear and superior promise of excellent research and teaching will also be considered. The Department is especially interested in attracting candidates with diverse backgrounds and interests who will be capable of successfully working with a multicultural and multiethnic student population. For information about the Department, visit: http://sociology.ubc.ca/.

Application materials are to be submitted online at the following link: http://tiny.cc/238g9y. We ask interested individuals to submit the following materials: (1) a CV; (2) a cover letter describing their interest in the position as well as a description of their research and teaching record and future plans; (3) a separate one-page statement identifying the applicant’s contributions, or potential contributions, to diversity, along with their ability to work with a culturally diverse and international student body; (4) two sample publications; and (5) teaching portfolio which should include evidence of teaching effectiveness (statement of teaching philosophy and student evaluations, peer assessments, graduate and/or undergraduate course syllabus). Candidates selected for further consideration will subsequently be requested to have three referees send confidential supporting letters.

Review of applications will begin on September 16, 2019 and will continue until the positions are filled. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. The department is committed to facilitating an open and diverse community of faculty, students, and staff that fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented. 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.

Romance Philology (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

8 Aug, 2019

The Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies at The University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Romance Philology. We seek candidates whose research engages with the study of historical, morphological and comparative perspectives of the development of French and Romance languages and literatures. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.

We are particularly interested in scholars who will enhance our course offerings, provide strategic support to the development of interdepartmental programs such as Romance Studies, strengthen our expertise in the Romance world of the Medieval and Early Modern period, engage in collaborative projects with other faculty members, and contribute to the Faculty of Arts’ commitment to foster international engagement and cultivate intercultural understanding among our students. The position entails a teaching load of 4 courses per year (12 credits).

A completed PhD in French and/or Romance Languages (or equivalent degree) is required at the start date of the appointment (July 1, 2020). Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in French, an excellent command of English, and expertise in at least one additional romance language taught in our department (Spanish, Italian, Portuguese). Candidates must be able to demonstrate strong evidence of an ongoing commitment to academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an active program of research leading to peer-reviewed publications and the securing of external research funding, and to contribute to the education and training of undergraduate as well as graduate students.

Additional information about the UBC Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies may be found at https://fhis.ubc.ca.

Applications are to be submitted via this online form: https://fhis.air.arts.ubc.ca/application-for-assistant-professor-of-romance-philology-university-of-british-columbia/. Applicants should be prepared to upload in the following order and in a single PDF (max size 15MB): a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a description of current and future research and teaching interests, one writing sample (20-30 pages), and a teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, student evaluations, peer assessments, one graduate course syllabus and one undergraduate course syllabus). Please also provide 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 to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly by their referees, by the application deadline, via email to fhis.search@ubc.ca with the subject line “Assistant Professor of Romance Philology.” Enquiries may be made to the Head of the Department of FHIS, Dr. Joël Castonguay-Bélanger, at fhis.search@ubc.ca.

Review of applications will begin soon after September 9, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

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 will be given priority.

French – Quebec Literature (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

8 Aug, 2019

The Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies at The University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in French with a specialization in Quebec Literature. Additional interests may include indigenous literature and culture, migration literature, film and media studies, and gender studies. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2020.

The ideal candidate will actively engage in the intellectual life of the department, enhance our course offerings, propose new perspectives on Quebec literature and culture, and contribute to the Faculty of Arts’ commitment to foster international engagement and cultivate intercultural understanding among our students. The position entails a teaching load of 4 courses per year (12 credits).

A completed PhD in French (or relevant field) is required at the start date of the appointment (July 1, 2020). Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in French, as well as an excellent command of English, and must be able to demonstrate strong evidence of an ongoing commitment to academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an active program of research leading to peer-reviewed publications and the securing of external research funding, and to contribute to the education and training of undergraduate as well as graduate students.

Additional information about the UBC Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies may be found at https://fhis.ubc.ca.

Applications are to be submitted via this online form: https://fhis.air.arts.ubc.ca/application-for-assistant-professor-of-french-quebec-literature-university-of-british-columbia/. Applicants should be prepared to upload in the following order and in a single PDF (max size 15MB): a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a description of current and future research and teaching interests, one writing sample (20-30 pages), and a teaching portfolio (statement of teaching philosophy, student evaluations, peer assessments, one graduate course syllabus and one undergraduate course syllabus). Please also provide 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 to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly by their referees, by the application deadline, via email to fhis.search@ubc.ca with the subject line “Assistant Professor of French – Quebec Literature.” Enquiries may be made to the Head of the Department of FHIS, Dr. Joël Castonguay-Bélanger, at fhis.search@ubc.ca.

Review of applications will begin soon after September 9, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

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 will be given priority.

Art History of the Long Nineteenth Century (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

7 Aug, 2019

The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory (AHVA) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, specializing in the art history of the long nineteenth century in Europe and its enduring legacy. The successful candidate will be able to engage in the wide-ranging theoretical and methodological innovations to the discipline.

 

Applicants should practice an interdisciplinary approach, engaging with the transformations in the period that generated new modes of production, new audiences, new cultural forms and novel spaces of consumption. Applicants should be able to demonstrate their understanding of the historiographical concerns of the period, such as the emergence of spaces of exhibition and of art history as an academic discipline.

 

The University of British Columbia, one of the largest and most distinguished universities in Canada, has excellent resources for scholarly research. The Art History program offers BA, MA, and PhD degrees as well as a diploma, and partners with departmental programs in Visual Art and in Critical and Curatorial Studies. For more information, visit www.ahva.ubc.ca. The department maintains close ties with the world-renowned Museum of Anthropology and the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, and is a participant in the Bachelor of Media Studies program. This position presents the opportunity to engage with an interdisciplinary group of scholars within UBC’s larger academic community, including the departments of: Asian Studies; Central, Eastern and Northern European Studies; Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies; English Language and Literatures; French, Hispanic and Italian Studies; History; and the Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice.

 

Applicants must have a PhD (or have successfully defended their dissertation by the position start date) in art history or a related discipline. They are expected to provide strong evidence of active and excellent research and to demonstrate a record of, or high potential for, teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will be required to teach courses across the long nineteenth century and introductory courses in art history. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, publication, teaching, graduate supervision, and service.

 

Applicants must submit their application at https://ahva.air.arts.ubc.ca/2019-2020-arth-search/ and upload the following in the order listed within a single PDF (max size 15MB):

 

  • letter of application
  • detailed curriculum vitae
  • statement of research philosophy
  • statement of teaching philosophy
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. teaching evaluations and/or course syllabi)
  • scholarly publication or a sample dissertation chapter
  • statement of experience working with a diverse student body and contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion
  • names and contact information of three references

 

Please note we do not require letters of reference for your initial application. However, your listed references should be willing to provide a letter of reference at a later date should your candidacy progress.

 

The anticipated start date of employment is as early as July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

 

Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

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 BC 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.

 

History of Modern Philosophy (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

1 Aug, 2019

The Department of Philosophy at The University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver Campus, invites applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track position). AOS: History of Modern Philosophy (circa 1500-1800). AOC: Open. We welcome applications from philosophers who specialize in any aspect of the early modern period, Renaissance through Kant. A Ph.D. in Philosophy prior to taking up the position is required. Start date: July 1, 2020.

 

The successful applicant will be expected to maintain an active research program in the history of philosophy, develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the history of philosophy, and supervise Ph.D. dissertations in the history of philosophy. The standard teaching load is four one-semester courses annually (2-2). Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

 

The UBC Department of Philosophy is an outstanding mid-size department with numerous research and teaching strengths. It is located in the Faculty of Arts, which includes many departments regarded as leaders in Canada and ranked in the top 20 or 30 in the world.  For information about the Department, visit: http://philosophy.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 through the following website (https://phil.air.arts.ubc.ca/?p=882), Job ID: 34741. Applicants should be prepared to upload (in the following order, and not exceeding 12 megabytes per attachment): a curriculum vitae, a writing sample, a teaching statement (including evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness), a research statement (a description of current and proposed research), 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 the three confidential reference letters to be sent separately to the Philosophy Department Manager of Administration, Mimi Yu, at phil.adm@ubc.ca or mailed to: Mimi Yu (History of Philosophy Search), Department of Philosophy, University of British Columbia, 1866 Main Mall, Buchanan E370, Vancouver BC, Canada V6T 1Z1. Applicants should ensure that referees are aware that their letters must reach the Department by the application deadline.

 

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019. Applications received by that date are assured of full review, though applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 

Inquiries about the position may be addressed to: Professor Matt Bedke, Head, Department of Philosophy, University of British Columbia (email: matt.bedke@ubc.ca). For questions about the application process, please contact Mimi Yu, Philosophy Department Manager of Administration (email: phil.adm@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.