School of Information (Adjuncts and Sessionals)

August 19, 2021

Term appointments for Adjunct Professors and Sessional Lecturers

UBC School of Information invites applications for a number of part-time Adjunct Professor and Sessional Lecturer teaching positions for the academic year 2022-23. Adjunct Professors and Sessional Lecturers are expected to prepare and teach a 3-credit course in one of the following terms:

  • Summer 2022 Term 1 May – June 2022
  • Summer 2022 Term 2 July – Aug 2022
  • Winter 2022 Term 1            Sept – Dec 2022
  • Winter 2022 Term 2            Jan – April 2023

Each course comprises of usually thirteen classes of three hours each. The current salary for a 3-credit course is approximately $8,000. We are seeking instructors in a range of areas in library, archival, and information studies. Specifically encouraged to apply are individuals who are qualified to teach courses relevant to academic librarianship.

Interested applicants, including those who have previously taught at the School of Information, are invited to consult our course list and indicate the courses they are qualified and willing to teach: The School of Information will consider applicants with a PhD or Master’s degree in Library, Archival and Information studies, and with relevant professional 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.

Please send an expression of interest noting your areas of teaching interest and experience, as well as a current CV to the attention of Dr. Erik Kwakkel, Director, at Deadline for submission is September 17th, 2021.