School of Library, Archival and Information Studies

Public Librarianship, Records Management and Information Policy (Adjunct Professors)

21 Jun, 2018

The UBC iSchool (Library, Archival and Information Studies) will offer a number of part-time Adjunct teaching appointments for the coming year. An Adjunct Professor is expected to prepare and teach a 3-credit offering in one of the terms.   The current salary amount for one three-credit course is approximately $8,000 for the period of appointment.  Each course comprises approximately 13 classes of three hours each.

Adjunct faculty who have already applied and been approved to teach in 2018-2019 do not need to reapply at this time.

Winter 2018-2019:  The period of appointment is September – December or January – April.

We are seeking instructors to teach in the areas of public librarianship, records management and information policy.  Specifically, we are seeking instructors for the following courses.

  • LIBR 576 Public Libraries
  • INFO 456 Information Policy
  • ARST 565: Administering Records Under Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation
  • ARST 560: Information Governance

More information on these courses is available here:

The iSchool will consider applicants with master’s degrees in the field of library, archival and information studies and relevant professional experience.

Including Adjuncts who have taught in the past year, please send an expression of interest noting your areas of teaching interest and experience with a current CV to Connie Wintels, Administrative Assistant at  Deadline for submissions is July 16, 2018.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.