Academic Postings

Political Economy and Development (Assistant Professor)

16 May, 2018

The Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of Assistant Professor. Starting date: July 1, 2018. We are seeking outstanding candidates in the field of Political Economy and Development. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Qualifications: The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Economics, and will have a specialization in, Political Economy and Development preferably in the area of the economics of conflict. The candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research through publications in top journals and/or the completion of research papers likely to be published in top journals, as well as a developing international reputation. They will also have demonstrated highly effective teaching and supervision in the fields of development and political economy at both the graduate and undergraduate level. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, teaching, graduate supervision, and service. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications must include a c.v. and publications record, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e,g., teaching evaluations), samples of research papers, and at least three confidential reference letters which must be submitted directly by the referee. Application instructions and additional information about the School are available on our website at http://www.economics.ubc.ca. All application materials and reference letters should be submitted by June 17, 2018. Review of applications will begin immediately following this date.

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.

Special Topics in Arts Studies (Sessional Lecturer)

26 Apr, 2018

The Sciences Po Dual Degree Program at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for a part-time Sessional Lecturer from July 1 – August 31, 2018 to teach:

  • ASTU 401A Special Topics in Arts Studies

The Faculty of Arts invites applications for sessional lecturers for the 2018 Summer Session to teach one course in the UBC Sciences Po Dual Degree program (https://sciencespo.ubc.ca) to Dual Degree students arriving at UBC after completing two years of study at Sciences Po.

Details:

The UBC Sciences Po Dual Degree program is a unique program offered in partnership between the Faculty of Arts at UBC in Vancouver, and the Institut d’études politiques de Paris in France. Upon successful completion of the program, students earn two BAs in four years: a BA from Sciences Po and a BA from UBC. Students spend their first two years at Sciences Po, a major political science university, and their last two years at UBC, studying social science majors such as Economics, History, Sociology, Geography, Political Science, International Relations, among others.

In the summer after their two years at Sciences Po and before the winter term of their 3rd year, students participate in two courses: ASTU 260 Knowledge Dissemination: Communicating Research to Public Audiences (taught in 2018S by David Gaertner, First Nations and Indigenous Studies) & ASTU 401A, a special topics course. The courses introduce students to North American university culture, and also UBC’s emphasis on research culture.

ASTU 401A is a topics course, and course proposals in a research area that engages with disciplines across the social sciences and highlights current global issues and politics are preferred. The course should be taught in a manner that is appropriate for upper-level students and facilitates learning through a unique blended delivery model.

Delivery details:

For 2018 Summer, ASTU 401A:

  • Students expected to work on web-based pre-readings, assignments, discussions from July 3-27. The instructor needs to provide a syllabus, materials, and set up the course on Canvas prior to this timeframe but only needs to be available for consultation and questions during this time.
  • The intensive “in-class” portion runs August 8-24, 2018 (non-standard Summer term timetable)
  • Mondays-Thursdays, 1:30-4:30pm in BUCH D323

A PhD and teaching experience at college/university level is required.

Applicants should include with their letter of application:

  • Curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g.: sample teaching evaluations)
  • A proposed topics course description/syllabus
  • Names and contact emails of three referees

Please send application materials (electronic copies – Word or PDF files only) to: belle.cheung@ubc.ca

The deadline for the receipt of application is May 10, 2018.

For more information regarding the program please visit: https://sciencespo.ubc.ca

This position is 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.

Director of the School of Music

24 Apr, 2018

The Faculty of Arts at The University of British Columbia (UBC) – Vancouver campus invites applications for the position of Director of the School of Music, with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2019 or July 1, 2019.  The appointment as Director is typically for an initial five-year term, with the possibility of reappointment for a second term.  We expect that the successful candidate will be appointed at the rank of Full Professor (although we would consider an exceptional appointment at the rank of Associate Professor).  The UBC School of Music offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs, including BMus, MMus, MA, DMA, PhD, and the Diploma in Music Performance or Collaborative Piano. For information about the School, visit www.music.ubc.ca.

We seek applicants who have a distinguished record of research publications or creative and performing activity commensurate with appointment at the Full (or Associate) Professor rank, and whose specializations complement those of the School.  The successful candidate will have a record of high quality undergraduate and graduate teaching, and graduate supervision.  Demonstrated administrative skills and experience are a requirement, and prior involvement in leadership will be considered an asset.  Applicants would normally possess a PhD or DMA, but we will also consider exceptional candidates with equivalent credentials and experience.   She or he will be expected to demonstrate vision and creativity and to foster a collaborative, respectful, and inclusive environment for students, staff, faculty, and community partners.

The Director’s responsibilities will include overseeing recruitment of students; recruiting and evaluating faculty; developing scholarly initiatives; maintaining and enhancing community, alumni, and donor partnerships; overseeing educational and community programs; overseeing the financial health of the unit; and continuing to build the profile of the School regionally, nationally, and internationally.

Applicants should provide the following items in a single PDF file to Margaret Tom-Wing in the Dean of Arts Office via email (arts.headships@ubc.ca) with “MUSIC Director” in the subject line: a letter of application; a curriculum vitae; and statements (no longer than 1 page each) summarizing their (a) research/creative activity program, (b) teaching philosophy/practice and ability to work with a diverse student body, (c) experience in and approach to administrative and leadership roles, and vision for a School of Music in a research-intensive University.

Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.  At a later stage of the search process, long-listed candidates will be asked to provide evidence of teaching effectiveness and to arrange to have four confidential letters of reference sent directly to the Dean of Arts Office.  The position is subject to final budgetary approval.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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/.

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.

Social Work Field Education and/or Technology in Social Work Practice (Instructor, tenure-track)

19 Apr, 2018

The School of Social Work (UBC-Vancouver) invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track Instructor positions to meet the current teaching needs of the School’s programs, beginning January 1, 2019.

A Master’s degree in Social Work is required. BSW holder with a master degree in relevant human and social science discipline will also be considered. PhD in either Social Work or related disciplines is preferable. Candidates are required to have a strong commitment to our School’s vision of social justice and ethics of care; expertise in health, mental health, children and family; and at least five years post-MSW (or post-BSW) direct social work practice experience in related fields.

The successful candidates will exhibit distinction in teaching, service and educational leadership.  She or he will be expected to teach BSW and MSW practice courses (e.g., communication skills, practice with individuals and families, family counseling, group and community); to demonstrate expertise and/or strong interests in advancing either field work education or application of technology in social work practice and education; and a record of, or capacity to establish, effective relationships with the practice community. Experience in program coordination is an asset.

The School of Social Work at UBC-Vancouver is a member of the Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE). Both the BSW and MSW programs are fully accredited by the Board of Accreditation of CASWE. For further information, visit: www.socialwork.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 online by August 15, 2018 through the UBC Faculty Careers website at: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers/faculty-careers/29608. Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents in the order listed: a) a letter of application, b) curriculum vitae, c) statement of research and teaching philosophies, d) a one-page statement identifying their contribution, or potential contribution, to diversity, along with their ability to work with a culturally diverse student body, e) a one-page statement specifying the vision of either field work education and/or use of technology in social work practice and education, and f) evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition, applicants should arrange to have three signed, confidential letters of reference sent to sowk.dir@ubc.ca by the same deadline. Review of applications will begin soon after August 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

Enquiries may be directed to: Dr. Miu Chung Yan, Director, School of Social Work, University of British Columbia, 2080 West Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z2. Email: sowk.dir@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.

Phonetics (Postdoctoral position)

16 Apr, 2018

The Department of Linguistics, University of British Columbia – Vancouver, invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Phonetics, to commence no later than August 1, 2018. The successful candidate must hold a PhD (or expect to have successfully defended prior to the position start date) and must be within five years of having been awarded the PhD degree at the start of the position.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will be expected to participate actively in UBC’s Speech in Context Lab directed by Prof. Molly Babel. Expertise in the areas of auditory and acoustic phonetics are required, and interests in social and nonsocial sources of phonetic variation, psycholinguistics, and multilingualism are advantageous. The successful candidate is expected to assist in the direction of the lab as well as the supervision of undergraduate and graduate research assistants.

The Postdoctoral Fellow will also be expected to teach three courses: two upper level undergraduate sections of Introduction to Phonetics and Speech Science (LING 313) and the first level graduate phonetics course (LING 508). There will also be opportunities for the Postdoctoral Fellow to interact with UBC colleagues on research and teaching. Information about the Department and faculty research can be found on our website, https://linguistics.ubc.ca. There will be some support for research-associated costs, including conference travel.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of research plans, up to 2 sample publications, and evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness. Application materials should be submitted online at https://linguistics.ubc.ca/positions/postdoctoral. In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to:

Vicki Ferguson, Manager of Administration, Department of Linguistics, The University of British Columbia, ling.admin@ubc.ca.

Completed applications and reference letters must be received by June 1, 2018.  Please include “Phonetics Postdoc Search” in the email subject line. For questions about the position, please contact Professor Molly Babel at molly.babel@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.

Journalism (Assistant Professor Without Review)

29 Mar, 2018

The School of Journalism at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a limited-term full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor Without Review to commence August 1, 2018. The appointment is for 12 months.

The School seeks an individual who will contribute to the intellectual life of the unit through engaging in exceptional teaching, research and service. The successful candidate will have professional and teaching experience in contemporary and emerging fields of journalism, complementing the School’s core strengths in digital, international, environment, Indigenous, and public policy journalism as listed on our website: www.journalism.ubc.ca.

Candidates must have a Master’s or PhD degree with relevant research and professional experience. Candidates must have  a proven commitment to the advancement of research and practice in the fields of journalism, media and communications. They must demonstrate experience in the highest levels of professional practice, a track record of collaboration, and a strong evidence of research activity commensurate with their experience. Candidates will demonstrate the ability to teach on a range of courses currently on offer within the School of Journalism and to contribute to areas not currently covered, as well as the ability to participate fully in graduate supervision and undertake service duties as assigned by the director. The teaching load will be four 3-credit courses over the 12-month appointment.

Applicants should be prepared to upload (in the following order, and not exceeding 12 megabytes per attachment) at http://www.hr.ubc.ca/careers/faculty-careers/29386: a curriculum vitae, a sample of their publications, a statement of teaching philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please indicate your legal status to work in Canada.

Completed applications and reference letters must be received by May 3, 2018.

In addition, applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to soj.admin@ubc.ca, with “APWR” in the subject line by May 3, 2018.

Inquiries should be directed to Alfred Hermida, Director and Associate Professor at soj.director@ubc.ca.

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

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.

Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies (Sessional Lecturers)

28 Mar, 2018

For the 2018/19 Academic Year, it is the intention of the Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies to offer the following courses as part of their program:                                         

Course         Title   Days Times  Cap
LATN 101 002 First Year Latin I Term 1 MWF 10am-11am 30
LATN 101 004 First Year Latin I Term 1 MWF 1pm-2pm 30
LATN 101 005 First Year Latin I Term 2 MWF 12pm-1pm 30
LATN 102 002 First Year Latin II Term 2 MWF 1pm-2pm 30
LATN 350 001 Latin Literature of the Classical Period (Prose) Term 1 MWF 10am-11am 30
CLST 501 001 Topography and Monuments of Athens Term 1 Th 2pm-5pm 15
HEBR 101 001 First Year Hebrew I Term 1 MWF 10am-11am 30
HEBR 102 001 First Year Hebrew II Term 2 MWF 1pm-2pm 24
NEST 315 001 Introduction to Akkadian Term 2 MWF 9am-10am 30
RELG 307 001 Sex, Lies, and Violence in the Hebrew Bible Term 1 TTh 9:30am-11am 65

Please note that additional courses may become available at a later date.

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies invites applications to teach the above courses during Winter Session Term 1 (Sept-Dec 2018) and Term 2 (Jan-Apr 2019). Submit applications electronically to cners.jobsearch@ubc.ca with “2018W Sessionals” in the subject line.  Applications must include an up-to-date CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and contact information for three referees.

Applications must be received NO LATER THAN MONDAY April 9, 2018 AT 4:30PM

Details of courses can be found at http://www.cnrs.ubc.ca/courses

The times and days indicated above cannot under any circumstances be changed. 

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.

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.

 

Theatre Studies (Sessional Lecturer)

16 Mar, 2018

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

The Theatre 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 Theatre 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 terminal degree in Theatre (MFA or 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 theatre 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:

  • THTR 120-001 Introduction to Theatre (Term 1)
  • THTR 120-002 Introduction to Theatre (Term 2)
  • THTR 210-001 Drama: Forms and Ideas I (Term 1)
  • THTR 211-001 Drama: Forms and Ideas II (Term 2)
  • THTR 310-001 Theory of Drama Performance (Term 1)
  • THTR 320-001 History of Theatre (Term 1)
  • THTR 325A-001 Canadian Drama (Term 2)
  • THTR 340B-001 Studies in Non Western Theatre (Term 1)
  • THTR 410-001 Dramaturgy (Term 2)
  • THTR 440A-001 Topics In Theatre (Term 1)
  • THTR 445-001 Majors and Honours Seminar (Term 2)

Applicants should include with their letter of application:

  • curriculum vita (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 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.