Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies (Sessionals)

March 30, 2021

 Sessional Lecturer Positions 2021-2022 Academic Year

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies is now accepting applications for Sessional positions in 2021-2022 academic year.

Subject to budgetary and enrolment considerations, the successful candidates will teach the following courses:

Course Title Term Days Time
ARBC 101 002 Introduction to the Grammar and Vocabulary of Classic Arabic 1 MWF 15:00-16:00
CLST 353 001 The Early Roman Empire 1 MWF 12:00-13:00
GREK 202 001 Second-Year Ancient Greek II 2 MWF 11:00-12:00
LATN 101 005 Beginning Latin I 2 MWF 14:00-15:00
RELG 203 001 Scriptures of the Near East 1 MWF 13:00-14:00

 The following courses are expected to be taught by continuing sessionals and are included here to inform you of their vacancy.

Course Title Term Days Time
ARBC 101 001 Introduction to the Grammar and Vocabulary of Classic Arabic 1 TR 9:30-11:00
ARBC 102 001 Introduction to the Grammar and Vocabulary of Classic Arabic II 2 TR 9:30-11:00
ARBC 201 001 Classical Arabic (Intermediate) I 1 TR 12:30-14:00
ARBC 202 001 Classical Arabic (Intermediate) II 2 TTh 12:30-14:00
ARBC 420 001 Study in Classical and Quranic Arabic 2 W 18:00-21:00
HEBR 201 001 Elementary Biblical Hebrew I 1 MWF 11:00-12:00
HEBR 202 001 Elementary Biblical Hebrew II 2 MWF 13:00-14:00
RELG 101 001 Introduction to the Western (Abrahamic) Religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam 1 MW 12:00-13:00
RELG 307 001 Sex, Lies, and Violence in the Hebrew Bible 2 MWF 10:00-11:00

 Details of courses can be found at: Please note that the days/times listed are subject to change.

Please send your Letter of Application and current CV (one combined pdf) by 4 pm, April 16, 2021 to Deana Holmes, Department of Classics, Near Eastern and Religious Studies UBC: email

Applicants must be physically located and legally able to work in Canada for the duration of the appointment. All positions are subject to funding and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional and Part-time Faculty Members”:

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply.

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

Dr. Leanne Bablitz