Academic Postings

Japanese Language and Literature (Lecturer)

19 Mar, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 2 Lecturer positions in Japanese Language and Literature, commencing September 1, 2018.

These are full-time positions 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 these positions includes teaching plus service.  Courses may include a combination of Japanese language courses and either 1) literature courses taught in Japanese or 2) content courses on Japanese literature or culture taught in English. We seek candidates with expertise in teaching modern Japanese language, as well as modern Japanese literature or content courses related to Japan (taught in English) to both major/minors and other students. We seek exceptional teachers with a track record of employing innovative pedagogies, such as online teaching and distance learning, community-based learning, and curriculum/program design.

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.

Successful candidates must have native or near-native fluency in both English and Japanese; a Master’s degree in Japanese Language, Japanese Literature, Asian Studies (concentration: Japanese Studies), or a closely related field; evidence of excellent teaching ability in courses including Japanese language, Japanese literature in translation and Japanese Popular culture at the post-secondary level in North America; a strong track record of full participation in team work and program affairs; experience in computer-assisted teaching, teaching online courses or developing online course material for literature courses; evidence of training in and understanding of higher education theories, including community-based learning, student-centred learning, task-based instruction, and curriculum development. Individuals with the expertise to teach modern Japanese literature, as well as translation theory, English-to-Japanese translation, and Japanese-to-English translation are particularly encouraged to apply. Teaching expertise in film studies, performing arts, or popular culture will also be assets for the position. 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 commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different courses, one language course (taught in Japanese) and one content course (taught in English or Japanese), lesson plans for the classes shown in the videos, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at http://asia.ubc.ca/careers. The deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 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 www.asia.ubc.ca.

Japanese as a Second/Foreign Language (Lecturer)

19 Mar, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 7 Lecturer positions in teaching Japanese as a second/foreign language, commencing September 1, 2018.

These are full-time positions 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 these positions includes teaching plus service.  The successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate Japanese Language 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.

Successful applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English; a Master’s degree in Teaching Japanese as a Second/Foreign Language, Japanese Language Education, Japanese Linguistics or related fields is preferred; extensive experience in teaching both lower and higher level Japanese language courses at the college/university level; evidence of excellent teaching ability; a strong track record of full participation in team work and program affairs. Training and experience in computer-assisted teaching, community-based learning, student-centred learning, task-based instruction, and curriculum development; experience with teaching higher level topic-specific language courses, including business Japanese, Japanese media, readings in modern Japanese Literature, topics on Japanese language, culture and society is an asset. 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 commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different levels of Japanese langauge courses and two lesson plans for the classes in the video, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at http://asia.ubc.ca/careers.  The deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 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 www.asia.ubc.ca.

Japanese as a Second Language with Course Coordination (Lecturer)

19 Mar, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 3 Lecturer positions in teaching Japanese as a second language with course coordination responsibilities, commencing September 1, 2018.

These are full-time positions 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 these positions includes teaching plus service.  The successful candidates will be expected to teach Japanese Language courses as well as coordinate the teaching of multiple-section courses. In cases where an extraordinary level of additional administrative or service responsibilities are assigned, a 3-credit teaching reduction may be granted.

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.

Successful applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English; a Master’s degree in Teaching Japanese as a Second/Foreign Language; extensive experience in 1) teaching experience of both lower and higher level Japanese language courses at the college/university level in North America; 2) coordinating multiple sections; 3) developing course materials including online course materials; 4) supervising and/or training of new teachers or TAs; 5) organizing outside class language learning and cutlural activities; 6) administering student placement, and a strong track record of full participation in team work and program affairs. Training and experience in computer-assisted learning, community-based learning, student-centred learning, task-based instruction, and curriculum development; experience with teaching higher level topic-specific language courses, including business Japanese, Japanese Media, readings in modern Japanese literature, topics on Japanese language, culture and society is an asset. 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 commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different levels or two different streams of Japanese language courses, as well as the lesson plans for these classes, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at http://asia.ubc.ca/careers. The deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 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 www.asia.ubc.ca.

Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language (Lecturer)

19 Mar, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 3 Lecturer positions in teaching Chinese as a second/foreign language, commencing September 1, 2018.

These are full-time positions 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 these positions includes teaching plus service.  The successful candidates will teach undergraduate Chinese Language courses for heritage and/or non-heritage learners.

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.

Successful candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English; a Master’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language, Chinese Language Education, or Chinese Linguistics; extensive teaching experience at the North American college/university level for both lower and higher levels of language courses; evidence of training and a strong background in computer-assisted teaching; extensive experience with development of course materials and online course materials; experience with student placement; training and experience in community-based learning, student-centred learning, task-based instruction, and curriculum development; a strong track record of full participation in team teaching and program affairs. Experience with teaching higher level topic-specific language courses, such as Business Chinese or Chinese Media, is an asset. 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 commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different levels or two different streams of Chinese language courses, lesson plans for each of the classes in the video, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at http://asia.ubc.ca/careers.  The deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 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 www.asia.ubc.ca.

Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language with Course Coordination (Lecturer)

19 Mar, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 3 Lecturer positions in teaching Chinese as a second/foreign language with course coordination responsibilities, commencing September 1, 2018.

These are full-time positions 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 these positions includes teaching plus service.  The successful candidates will be expected to teach Chinese Language as well as coordinate the teaching of multiple-section courses. In cases where an extraordinary level of additional administrative or service responsibilities are assigned, a 3-credit teaching reduction may be granted.

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.

Successful applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English; a Master’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language; extensive Chinese language teaching experience at the college/university level in North America, for both heritage and non-heritage streams; extensive experience with coordinating multiple sections; experience organizing the preparation of teaching and testing materials; experience with supervision and/or training of new teachers or TAs; experience organizing and teaching overseas programs; experience organizing cultural activities; experience with student placement; evidence of training and a strong background in computer-assisted teaching; training and experience in community-based learning, student-centred learning, task-based instruction, and curriculum development; and a strong track record of full participation in team work and program affairs. Experience with teaching higher level topic-specific language courses, such as Business Chinese or Chinese Media, is an asset. 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 commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different levels or two different streams of Chinese language courses, lesson plans for each of the lessons shown in the sample teaching videos, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at http://asia.ubc.ca/careersThe deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 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 www.asia.ubc.ca.

Chinese Language and Literature (Lecturer)

19 Mar, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 5 Lecturer positions in Chinese Language and Literature, commencing September 1, 2018.

These are full-time positions 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.

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.

We seek candidates with expertise in teaching classical and modern Chinese, as well as pre-modern and modern Chinese literature to both major/minors and other students. We seek exceptional teachers with a track record of employing innovative pedagogies, such as online teaching and distance learning, community-based learning, creative approaches to teaching, and curriculum/program design. The workload for these positions includes teaching plus service.  Courses can include a combination of advanced content-based lecture courses on Chinese language and literature taught in Chinese, as well as Chinese literature taught in English.

Successful applicants must have native or near-native fluency in both Mandarin Chinese and English; a Master’s degree in Chinese Language and Literature or a closely related field (a Master’s Degree in Chinese Language and Literature Education is preferred); evidence of excellent teaching ability in courses at the post-secondary level in North America; a strong track record of full participation in team teaching and program affairs; commitment to teaching innovations in large classes and content courses; evidence of active student-engagement in teaching; experience in computer-assisted teaching, teaching online courses or developing online course material for literature courses; and evidence of keeping abreast with recent developments in the field and in the development of teaching materials. Individuals with the expertise to teach both pre-modern and modern Chinese literature or both classical and modern Chinese, as well as translation theory, English-to-Chinese translation, and Chinese-to-English translation are particularly encouraged to apply. Teaching expertise in film studies, performing arts, or popular culture will also be assets for the positions. 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 commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different content courses (one literature course taught in Chinese and one content course taught in English preferred), lesson plans for each of the lessons shown in the sample teaching videos, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at http://asia.ubc.ca/careers. The deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 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 www.asia.ubc.ca.

Latin Language and Literature (Assistant Professor Without Review)

19 Mar, 2018

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies (CNERS) at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for an Assistant Professor Without Review in Latin language and literature.  The successful candidate must be able to teach Latin at all levels, and courses on topics such as Latin literature, myth, ancient women, classical reception, classics in the media, and/or another area of specialization. The 1-year appointment is expected to commence September 1, 2018.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.  Reappointment will be subject to excellent performance and availability of funds.

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

Applications are to be submitted by April 23, 2018 to cners.jobsearch@ubc.ca with the subject line “Latin Lit. position.”  Applicants should provide the following documents: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a sample scholarly paper (maximum 15 pages), and evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness. Shortlisted applicants may be asked for a teaching dossier.

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

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.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of the Department of CNERS, Prof. Leanne Bablitz, at cners.head(at)ubc.ca.

Arts Studies in Research and Writing (Lecturer)

16 Mar, 2018

Arts Studies in Research and Writing (ASRW) in the Faculty of Arts, at the University of British Columbia (UBC)-Vancouver, seeks an experienced and innovative educator to join its faculty as a Lecturer with an anticipated start date of July 1 or September 1, 2018, depending on course scheduling.  

We expect to fill one position for a term of up to three years.  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 successful candidate will be expected to carry a teaching load of 24 credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) per year in ASRW, with the possibility of some teaching assignments made in another first-year program in the Faculty of Arts, based on the needs of ASRW 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 ASRW Chair and with other instructors in ASRW 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 $62,353. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Arts Studies in Research and Writing is a unit specializing in the study and teaching of research and writing. ASRW courses introduce students to the discursive practices of social science, humanities, and creative and performing arts disciplines. The successful candidate will work closely with other ASRW faculty to support student participation in research activities (e.g., student conferences), and they may be asked to contribute to other ASRW initiatives and to the further development of curriculum for undergraduate research writing.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach several sections of WRDS 150 in the Bachelor of International Economics program (see descriptions below), and thus we are particularly looking for applicants with backgrounds in social sciences as well as writing pedagogies, or experience teaching academic writing to social sciences or business students, in ways informed by current theories of writing pedagogies.

WRDS 150 “Research and Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences” is a 3-credit academic research and writing course that introduces students to the research culture of the university and to disciplinarity. Students learn the distinctive characteristics of scholarly prose and the styles of expression used by different disciplines; how and why scholars enter into conversation with each other in their research writing; and how students can apply scholarly style in their own writing as they begin to participate in the academic conversations of their future areas of specialization. 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 in the social sciences, humanities, and creative and performing arts. WRDS 150 satisfies the writing component of the Writing and Research Requirement. (See http://asrw.arts.ubc.ca/working-with-us/)

WRDS 150-BIE is a section specifically designed for Bachelor of International Economics students. (See http://asrw.arts.ubc.ca/wrds-150/wrds-150-bie/)

WRDS 350 “Interdisciplinary Studies in Arts: Knowledge-Making in the Disciplines” is an upper-level course that satisfies the Writing and Research Requirement by building on students’ existing knowledge of academic research and writing practices by studying specific features of scholarly writing relevant to their own interests and disciplines. (See http://asrw.arts.ubc.ca/advanced-courses/wrds-350/)

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

Application instructions

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) plus experience teaching academic writing in university environments in a way that is informed by current theories in writing pedagogy. Evidence of successful team building, collaboration, and curriculum development is also an asset, 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 23, 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,
    • a statement of teaching philosophy related to the teaching of writing
    • 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
    • a proposed syllabus for WRDS 150 in the Bachelor of International Economics program (including a description of the research area examined, a list of sample texts, anticipated learning outcomes, and descriptions of sample assignments. For examples of syllabi of WRDS 150 sections currently being taught, see http://asrw.arts.ubc.ca/working-with-us/

Applications 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/

In addition, applicants are required to arrange for three signed, confidential letters of reference to be forwarded by April 23, 2018 via email to: admin.fyp@ubc.ca, with “ASRW Lecturer” as the subject heading.

Theatre and Film (Teaching Assistants)

16 Mar, 2018

The Department of Theatre and Film seeks to fill a number of part-time Teaching Assistant positions for the 2018/2019 academic session. UBC MA/MFA/PhD students are eligible to apply to assist with the following courses:

Theatre Studies Courses

  • THTR 120-001 Intro to Theatre Lecture Term 1. There is a total of 2 positions available (each at 50%).
  • THTR 120-002 Intro to Theatre Lecture Term 2.  There is a total of 2 positions available (each at 50%).
  • THTR 210-001 Drama: Forms and Ideas I Lecture Term 1. There is a total of 3 positions available (each at 50%).
  • THTR 211-001 Drama: Forms and Ideas II Lecture Term 2. There is a total of 3 positions available (each at 50%).

Film Studies Courses

  • FIST 100-001 Intro to Film Studies – Lecture Term 1. There is a total of 3 positions available (each at 50%).
  • FIST 100–003 Intro to Film Studies – Lecture Term 2. There is a total of 3 positions available (each at 50%).
  • FIST 100-004 Intro to Film Studies -Lecture Term 1. There is a total of 3 positions available (each at 50%).
  • FIST 220-002 Introduction to Hollywood Cinema 1930-1960 Term 2. There is a total of 2 positions available (each at 50%).
  • FIST 300-001 Cult Cinema Term 1. There is a total of 1 position available (at 50%).
  • FIST 340-001 Media Audiences BMS Term 1.  There is a total of 1 position available (at 50%).

Film Production Courses

  • FIPR 101-001 Introduction to Film Production Term 1.  There is a total of 1 position available (at 50%).
  • FIPR 131-001 Introduction to Screen Acting Term 2. There is a total of 1 position available (at 50%).
  • FIPR 133-001 Video Production 1.  There is a total of 1 position available (at 25%).
  • FIPR 230-001 Introduction to Motion Picture Directing Term 1. There is a total of 2 positions available (each at 25%).
  • FIPR 233-003 Video Production 1.  There is a total of 1 position available (at 25%).
  • FIPR 234-001 Production Planning and Practice Term 1. There is a total of 2 positions available (each at 25%).

To apply for any of these positions, please submit your application materials to the Department of Theatre and Film Academic Administrator, Ian Patton at his email address* ian.pattonatubc.ca.

*Please indicate in the subject line the course(s) of the TA positions for which you are applying.

Please note that the above listed TA positions are dependent on Department of Theatre and Film budgetary approval. Some positions will be appointed at 50% (half time) or 25% (quarter time), with duties and salaries reduced accordingly.

Qualifications: At a minimum, the applicant will have a BA/BFA degree or its equivalent, with academic and/or professional experience. The applicant must have a solid knowledge of theatre history, film studies or film production, depending on the TA position(s) for which they are applying.  Applicants cannot always be assigned to the course that is their first choice, and so it is helpful to list a range of courses for which they feel equipped to serve as a TA.

Duties: TAs may be required, at a minimum, to mark, attend classes, lead seminars, advise students, supervise production labs, hold office hours, give demonstrations and on occasion provide instruction in the courses to which they have been assigned.

Hours of work: Varies by course, up to 12 hours per week for 26 weeks (384 hours) for a full TA position. Please note that TA positions can range from 25% to 100%, with hours and duties scaled accordingly.

Salary:

Masters Students: GTA 2 $30.71/hour (as of January 1, 2018)
Doctoral Students: GTA 1 $31.92/hour (as of January 1, 2018)

Application: A letter of application including your curriculum vitae, all contact information, your degree program and year of study, and description of experience in the discipline and specializations relevant to the positions for which you are applying. Please indicate whether you are a full–time or part–time student and whether you hold a degree in another field of study at a Masters level or higher.

Deadline for applications is Friday, April 06, 2018.

Again, to apply for any of these positions, please submit your application materials to The Department of Theatre and Film Academic Administrator, Ian Patton at his email address* ian.pattonatubc.ca.

*Please indicate in the subject line the course(s) of the TA positions for which you are applying.

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. We encourage all qualified persons to apply.

 

Film Studies (Sessional Lecturer)

16 Mar, 2018

September 2018 to April 2019 (2018W Term 1 and Term 2)

The Film Studies program, within the Department of Theatre and Film, is pleased to advertise openings for the 8 instructional months (September 2018 to April 2019) of the upcoming academic session, 2018W. 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 100-002 Introduction to Film (Term 2)
  • FIST 210-001 Early Cinema (Term 1)
  • FIST 210-002 Early Cinema (Term 2)
  • FIST 220-001 Classical Hollywood Film (Term 1)
  • FIST 230-001 Intro To Asian Cinema (Term 2)
  • FIST 338-001 Asian Cinema (Term 2)
  • FIST 430-001 Studies in Auteurism (Term 1)
  • FIST 434E-001 Studies in Film (Term 1)

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 6, 2018 

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.