Academic Postings

Contemporary and Historical English Linguistics (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

27 Aug, 2018

The Department of English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor in contemporary and historical English linguistics. A specialty in one or more of the following areas is highly desirable:  World Englishes or Global Englishes, corpus linguistics, cognitive linguistics, pragmatics, and/or stylistics.

 

The Department offers three undergraduate Majors streams: in English Literature, in English Language, and in a new, combined program in Language and Literature. The Language program covers history and structure of English as well as studies in rhetoric and discourse. The Department is engaged in an ongoing program of curriculum renewal, and welcomes applicants with innovative ideas about undergraduate and graduate courses in Language and in the combined Language/ Literature emphasis.

 

The Department is committed to equity and diversity. Applicants are asked to include, as part of their application materials, a separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion, broadly understood, and/or plans to make future contributions.

 

Applicants must have a PhD (or provide solid indication of imminent completion), 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 maintain an active program of research, teaching, graduate supervision, and service.

 

Applicants should apply through the UBC Faculty careers website [Job Opening ID: 30788] by October 15, 2018 and they must be prepared to upload (in the following order): a letter of application, a current CV containing full contact information, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as evaluations and/ or peer reviews; complete teaching dossiers are not requested at this stage), the diversity statement described above, and an example of their published research. In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be forwarded by the same deadline via email attachment to english.recruitment@ubc.ca.

 

Position start date: July 1, 2019.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.  Please consult the departmental website for details on our programs, faculty, and activities: www.english.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.

 

Media Studies (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

27 Aug, 2018

The Department of English Language and Literatures at the University of British Columbia seeks to appoint a tenure-track Assistant Professor in media studies. Expertise in media and critical race studies; media and globalization; media and feminist, gender, and sexuality studies; and media and Indigenous studies would be particularly welcome.

 

The Department has recently renewed its curriculum, and courses that would be of particular interest to applicants for this position include Approaches to Media Studies; Comics and Graphic Media; History of the Book; Literature and Film; Television Studies; Approaches to Media History; Print Culture and Media Studies; Text and Image; and Literature and the Archive. Course development is ongoing.

 

The Department is one of the units supporting UBC’s Bachelor in Media Studies program. We are also connected with many inter- and multi-disciplinary groups across campus and beyond the university, and would welcome cross-cutting work, intersectional approaches, and ideas for innovative, collaborative research, teaching, and community outreach.

 

The Department is committed to equity and diversity. Applicants are asked to include, as part of their application materials, a separate statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion, broadly understood, and/or plans to make future contributions.

 

Applicants must have a PhD (or provide solid indication of imminent completion), 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 maintain an active program of research, teaching, graduate supervision, and service.

 

Applicants should apply through the UBC Faculty careers website [Job Opening ID: 30787] by October 15, 2018 and they must be prepared to upload (in the following order): a letter of application, a current CV containing full contact information, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as evaluations and/ or peer reviews; complete teaching dossiers are not requested at this stage), the diversity statement described above, and an example of their published research. In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be forwarded by the same deadline via email attachment to english.recruitment@ubc.ca.

 

Position start date: July 1, 2019.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.  Please consult the departmental website for details on our programs, faculty, and activities: www.english.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.

Director, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs

17 Aug, 2018

The Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia – Vancouver seeks an outstanding candidate for the position of Director of the UBC School of Public Policy and Global Affairs. The appointment as Director, anticipated to begin July 1, 2019, carries an initial five-year term, with the possibility of reappointment for a second term.

 

Formed in 2017, UBC’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs is a Professional School dedicated to global affairs and a broad approach to public policy issues. Bringing together scholars and practitioners across a wide range of research fields in the social, natural and applied sciences, as well as the humanities, the School fosters a deep interdisciplinary approach to complex local, national, and global problems, drawing upon its research expertise in the domains of sustainability, security and social justice, and its long-established strengths in Asia and democratic governance. The School is currently home to the Institute of Asian Research, the Liu Institute for Global Issues, the Centre for the Study of Democratic Institutions, and the Canadian International Resources and Development Institute and administers a graduate level professional program: the Master of Public Policy and Global Affairs (MPPGA). For information, visit: https://policyschool.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/.

 

The position of Director provides an excellent opportunity for an outstanding scholar who will lead and shape a globally focused policy school for a new era, having primary responsibility for the management and operation of the School, with its world-class, professionally-oriented research and education programs geared toward building policy capacity for multiple sectors. The Director will be expected to maintain a leadership role in a variety of academic and professional settings by engaging stakeholders in business and government, enhancing and transforming public policy dialogue, and providing a global perspective on public policy research and education.

 

The Director will report to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, chair the School’s Partnership Council, and participate in the School’s Advisory Council. Responsibilities will include: leading the School’s visioning and planning processes; setting strategic directions for the School; maintaining the School as an interdisciplinary hub for research, scholarship, and knowledge exchange; fostering research excellence; developing scholarly initiatives; recruiting, mentoring, and evaluating faculty; supporting academic programs and initiatives to ensure a high quality learning environment; maintaining and enhancing community, alumni, and donor partnerships; overseeing the financial health of the School; developing the School’s internal policies and procedures on governance and administrative matters; and continuing to build the profile of the School locally, nationally, and internationally.

 

We seek applicants who have a PhD, a distinguished record of research publications and scholarship activity commensurate with appointment at the rank of Full Professor (or senior Associate Professor may also be considered), a record of high quality undergraduate and graduate teaching, and graduate supervision, a record of policy engagement, which includes public scholarship and experience in engaging government, business, and not-for-profits in policy design, development, and implementation, and a record of leadership and administrative skills. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate vision and creativity, to foster a collaborative, respectful, and inclusive environment for students, staff, and faculty, to build relationships with policy leaders at all levels, and to liaise with granting agencies, industry partners, and other research sponsors.

 

How to apply:

Apply online by October 31, 2018 at: https://ardo.air.arts.ubc.ca/sppga-application-form/. Applicants must be prepared to upload a single bookmarked PDF file containing the following items, in the order listed: cover letter; curriculum vitae; and statements (no longer than 1 page each) summarizing their (a) research program, (b) policy engagement, (c) teaching philosophy/practice and ability to work with a diverse student body, and (d) experience in and approach to leadership and administrative roles. Applicants are also asked to provide the names and contact information for four referees who may be approached at a later date to provide confidential and objective assessment of the applicant’s suitability for the SPPGA leadership position. Enquiries may be directed to: Marcia Lang via email at marcia.lang(at)ubc.ca with “SPPGA Director” in the subject line.

 

Review of applications will begin in October 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. At a later stage of the search process, long-listed applicants will be asked to provide evidence of teaching effectiveness.

 

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 of Canada will be given priority.

Visual Art (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

14 Aug, 2018

The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory (AHVA) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in visual art at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date of employment is as early as July 1, 2019.

The department seeks an individual who pursues studio practice against a strong background of contemporary, art-historical and theoretical concerns. We are particularly interested in individuals with an intensive expanded practice in material, skills-based, experimental and/or emerging fields. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, exhibition, graduate supervision, undergraduate- and graduate-level teaching and service. A demonstrated record of or potential for innovative pedagogical approaches is considered an asset.

Applicants must possess the following minimum qualifications:

  • an MFA degree is preferred; however, in exceptional cases, the equivalent combination of education and professional practice may be considered
  • an active national and international exhibition record or alternatively, a significant contribution to an emerging field of practice
  • a serious engagement with contemporary art practice, theory and critical discourse
  • post-secondary teaching experience or evidence of potential for teaching excellence, and the capacity to teach at all levels from foundation courses to graduate-level seminar and studio courses
  • ability to teach and to lead discussions on contemporary art and critical theory with students across all levels

As one of Canada’s largest and most distinguished universities, UBC has excellent resources for scholarly research and artistic practice. Our visual art faculty members have wide-ranging theoretical concerns in both conceptual and traditional practice. The visual art program partners with strong art history and curatorial studies programs to provide unique studio programs for its students, who may pursue a BFA, a BA major or minor in visual art, or an MFA in visual art. We are a participant in the Bachelor of Media Studies program. The department is associated with a leading contemporary art gallery, the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, and the internationally recognized Museum of Anthropology. We also have a relationship with the Centre for Digital Media.

Applicants should apply through the UBC Faculty careers website: https://ahva.air.arts.ubc.ca/2018-19-assistant-professor-in-visual-art-application/ and be prepared to upload the following in the order listed:

  • a letter of application
  • a detailed curriculum vitae including statements of artistic, research, and teaching philosophies
  • a one-page statement identifying the applicant’s contributions, or potential contributions, to diversity and an ability to work with a culturally diverse student body
  • a URL to (and/or a PDF of) visual documentation of current work
  • a listing of relevant publications and exhibitions, including authored works and reviews
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (from various sources, e.g., teaching evaluations and/or course syllabi)

Applicants should arrange to have three signed confidential letters of reference submitted via email to: ahva.head@ubc.ca, or by mail to: Professor Dana Claxton, Chair, Visual Art Search Committee, Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory; University of British Columbia, 400 – 6333 Memorial Road, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2, Canada. For more information visit www.ahva.ubc.ca.

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

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 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 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.

Comparative Politics (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

2 Aug, 2018

The Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Comparative Politics of the Developing World at the level of Assistant Professor, effective 1 July 2019. 

We are seeking applicants with strong research records appropriate to a research-oriented doctoral program and demonstrated ability and interest in high quality, innovative teaching.  Applicants should have research interests that complement existing strengths in the department.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach and supervise at the graduate and undergraduate levels in Comparative Politics with a focus on the developing world and/or global south.  Candidates must have a PhD or will have a PhD in hand by July 1, 2019.  The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a program of scholarly research leading to publication, effective teaching, graduate supervision, and service.

The programs, faculty research interests and general activities of the Department of Political Science are found at www.politics.ubc.ca .  The University of British Columbia’s main campus is located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Applications must be submitted to https://poli.air.arts.ubc.ca/job-application-assistant-professor-in-comparative-politics/. Required documents include a c.v., a description of current and future research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of their ongoing research preferably in the form of published material. Applicants must also arrange to have three signed and confidential letters of reference sent by email to poli.recruitment@ubc.ca. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 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.

Political Behaviour (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

2 Aug, 2018

The Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Political Behavior at the level of Assistant Professor, effective 1 July 2019. 

We are seeking applicants with strong research records appropriate to a research-oriented doctoral program and demonstrated ability and interest in high quality, innovative teaching.   Applicants should have research interests that complement existing strengths in the department.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach and supervise at the graduate and undergraduate levels in political behavior within one of the subfields of political science.  Candidates must have a PhD or will have a PhD in hand by July 1, 2019).  The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a program of scholarly research leading to publication, effective teaching, graduate supervision, and service.

The programs, faculty research interests and general activities of the Department of Political Science are found at www.politics.ubc.ca.  The University of British Columbia’s main campus is located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Applications must be submitted to https://poli.air.arts.ubc.ca/job-application-assistant-professor-in-political-behaviour/. Required documents include a c.v., a description of current and future research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of their ongoing research preferably in the form of published material.  Applicants must also arrange to have three signed and confidential letters of reference sent by email to poli.recruitment@ubc.caReview of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 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.

Canadian Politics (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

2 Aug, 2018

The Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Canadian Politics at the level of Assistant Professor, effective 1 July 2019. 

We are seeking applicants with strong research records appropriate to a research-oriented doctoral program and demonstrated ability and interest in high quality, innovative teaching.   Applicants should have research interests that complement existing strengths in the department.  The successful candidate will be expected to teach and supervise at the graduate and undergraduate levels in Canadian politics.  Candidates must have a PhD or will have a PhD in hand by July 1, 2019.  The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a program of scholarly research leading to publication, effective teaching, graduate supervision, and service.

The programs, faculty research interests and general activities of the Department of Political Science are found at www.politics.ubc.ca .  The University of British Columbia’s main campus is located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Applications must be submitted to https://poli.air.arts.ubc.ca/job-posting-assistant-professor-in-canadian-politics/ Required documents include a c.v., a description of current and future research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a sample of their ongoing research preferably in the form of published material.  Applicants must also arrange to have three signed and confidential letters of reference sent by email to poli.recruitment@ubc.ca. Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2018 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.

Spanish – 20/21st-Century Mexican Literature and Cultures (Assistant Professor, tenure track)

2 Aug, 2018

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 Spanish with a specialization in 20th/21st-Century Mexican literature and cultures. Additional interests could include indigeneity, ethnicity, gender or transnational studies. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.

We are particularly interested in scholars who will be able to participate in collaborative projects with other faculty members, enhance our course offerings, propose new perspectives on Latin American 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 Spanish (or relevant field) is required at the start date of the appointment (July 1, 2019). Candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Spanish, 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.

The Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies at UBC is a vibrant centre for the study of Romance languages, literatures and cultures. We offer a Major and Minor in Spanish, and a Major and Minor in Latin American Studies. Our faculty is composed of a group of specialists whose expertise ranges from second language acquisition and linguistics, to literary and cultural studies. Our department is home to an active graduate student community, many of whom are engaged in research on Latin America. Additional information about the 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/?p=1437. 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).

In addition, applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of reference sent directly by their referees via email to fhis.search@ubc.ca with the subject line “Assistant Professor of Spanish – 20th/21st-Century Mexican Literature and Cultures.” Informal 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 10, 2018 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.

Indigenous Creative Writing (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

26 Jul, 2018

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, 2019.

Requirements include: graduate degree (Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing preferred, but a combination of a post-graduate degree and appropriate writing and publishing experience would be acceptable); demonstrated excellence in indigenous creative writing (any genre); 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 12 credits per year, to participate fully in Creative Writing teaching team work and program administration, to supervise a number of graduate theses, and to maintain an excellent record of teaching, service, and scholarly activity, which includes a distinguished record of professional publication or production.

Applicants should email a letter of application, a brief statement of pedagogical perspectives on teaching creative writing, a current CV, evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness (course outlines, student evaluations, etc.) directed to Prof. Alix Ohlin, Chair, Selection Committee, Creative Writing Program, University of British Columbia to crwr.admin@ubc.ca.

Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation (including letters from established writers indicating the suitability of the applicant for appointment in an academic setting) to be sent under separate cover to the above email address.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Creative Writing Program at UBC is known for its strong undergraduate and graduate degrees and has an international reputation for excellence.

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.

Preference will also be given to Aboriginal candidates as permitted by Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code. Candidates seeking a preference may be required to prove qualification for the preference.

Creative Non-Fiction (Assistant Professor, tenure-track)

26 Jul, 2018

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, 2019.

Requirements include: graduate degree (Master of Fine Arts 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 12 credits per year, to participate fully in Creative Writing teaching team work and program administration, to supervise a number of graduate theses, and to maintain an excellent record of teaching, service, and scholarly activity, which includes a distinguished record of professional publication.

Applicants should email a letter of application, a brief statement of pedagogical perspectives on teaching creative writing, a current CV, evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness (course outlines, student evaluations, etc.) directed to Alix Ohlin, Chair, Selection Committee, Creative Writing Program, University of British Columbia to crwr.admin@ubc.ca.

Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation (including letters from established writers indicating the suitability of the applicant for appointment in an academic setting) to be sent under separate cover to the above email address.

Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Creative Writing Program at UBC is known for its strong undergraduate and graduate degrees and has an international reputation for excellence.

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.