Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory

Visual Art (Sessional Lectureship)

19 Jul, 2018

The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory invites applications for a part-time sessional lecturer to teach the following visual art course in 2018 winter term 1 (September – December 2018):

VISA 240 (003) — Introduction to Photography
Thursdays, 17:00 – 20:00

Introduction to photography techniques and image-making. Emphasis on camera techniques and film and darkroom production.
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 by 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 2, 2018. For information please visit

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.