Academic Postings

Francophone Studies (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

6 Sep, 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 and Francophone Studies with a specialization in sub-Saharan and/or Caribbean literatures. Additional interests may include migration studies, 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 Francophone literatures and cultures, 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-francophone-studies-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 – Francophone Studies.” 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 November 1, 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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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

 

French Sociolinguistics (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

6 Sep, 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 Sociolinguistics with focus either on Europe, Canada or the Francophonie. Expertise in one or more of the following areas will be an asset: language variations, languages in contact, gender, identity and cultural norms. 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 in French linguistics, 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 linguistics (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, 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-sociolinguistics-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 Sociolinguistics.” 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 November 1, 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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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

Syntax (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

6 Sep, 2019

The Department of Linguistics at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Syntax to begin July 1, 2020, with appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

 

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Linguistics or a closely related field, with a research specialization in formal syntax. Research expertise in the interface(s) between syntax and other domains is an asset. Applicants are expected to demonstrate a record of or strong potential for high-quality research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs and to participate in graduate supervision. The ideal candidate will be able to teach not only courses in theoretical syntax, but also introductory or general linguistics courses.

 

We especially encourage applicants whose research involves a focus on empirical issues and involves primary data collection, particularly involving fieldwork but also possibly including experimental research. A research focus on under-studied languages — especially the languages of Africa, the Americas, or Asia — is highly desirable.

 

As this is a tenure-track position, the successful candidate will be reviewed for reappointment, tenure, and promotion in subsequent years, in accordance with the Collective Agreement. For a description of the criteria for reappointment and promotion, visit:

http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-relations/collective-agreements/appointment-faculty/.

 

The Department covers a broad range of subfields in linguistics, and approaches these from a variety of perspectives, with particular strengths in formal-theoretical linguistics, fieldwork, experimental linguistics and language acquisition, and a developing research and teaching capacity in computational linguistics. The Department is a centre for the study of the Indigenous languages of the Americas with a particular focus on the First Nations languages of western Canada, and has a long history of work on African languages. See the Department website (http://www.linguistics.ubc.ca) for further details. Candidates who can complement existing strengths in research and teaching, contribute to an inclusive intellectual culture, and make links with other units on campus are especially welcome.

 

Applicants are asked to provide: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements (including evidence of teaching effectiveness), a one-page statement about their experience working with a diverse student body and their contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion, no more than three samples of published or unpublished scholarship, along with any additional supporting documents (max. file size 3MB per document). Applications must be submitted online at https://linguistics.ubc.ca/positions/faculty/ by December 1, 2019.

 

In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential signed letters of recommendation to be sent separately by the same date to ling.admin@ubc.ca. Enquiries addressed to Dr. Henry Davis, Chair of the Search Committee, c/o Vicki Ferguson, Manager of Administration, may be sent to the same email address.

 

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.

African / Black Diaspora Studies (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

1 Sep, 2019

The Department of English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in African / Black Diaspora Studies at the level of assistant professor with anticipated start date of July 1, 2020.  Candidates should demonstrate an active engagement with the theories and methodologies currently informing the field of African / Black Diaspora Studies and the study of African / Black Diaspora literatures and cultures.

 

The Department of English Language and Literatures at UBC has a newly enhanced curriculum that features courses in the literatures and cultures of Africa. We also have courses on anticolonial, decolonial and postcolonial studies, on Global South connections and on migration and transnational networks. This appointment may also contribute to a number of curricular and research initiatives in the Faculty of Arts, including the African Studies minor, the Institute for Critical Indigenous Studies, and the Social Justice Institute.

 

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 (the latter understood broadly in its global context). Applicants are asked to include, as part of their application materials, a separate statement describing past experience that promotes diversity and inclusion, broadly understood and/or plans to make future contributions to more inclusive representation of racialized minorities in the applicant’s core discipline(s), in the academy more broadly, and/or affiliate institution(s).

 

Applicants must have a PhD or provide solid indication of imminent completion. Applicants should have publications and experience teaching at the post-secondary level; they are expected to provide strong evidence of active and excellent research, and demonstrate a record of, or potential for, high quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels and in introductory literature courses as well as specialist area courses. The successful candidate will also be expected to maintain an active program of scholarly research leading to publication, effective teaching, graduate supervision, and service.

 

For information about the programs, faculty research interests, and general activities of the Department of English Language and Literatures visit: https://english.ubc.ca

 

To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit their applications online through the Department of English Language and Literatures’ Internal Resources website at: https://engl.air.arts.ubc.ca/position-34984, and be prepared to upload the following in the order listed: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a description of current and future research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, the one-page diversity statement referred to above, a sample of ongoing research preferably in the form of published material, and evidence of teaching effectiveness.  Applicants should also arrange to have confidential letters from three referees sent to english.recruitment@ubc.ca by the same deadline.

 

Applications and all supporting materials should be received by October 31.  Review of applications will begin soon after this date and will continue until the position is filled.

 

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

 

Queries should be addressed to:

Professor Patricia Badir, Head
The Department of English Language and Literatures, University of British Columbia
397-1873 East Mall, Vancouver, BC; Canada   V6T 1Z1

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

Ancient Greek Material Culture (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

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.