GRSJ sessional postings 2017W T2 (Jan-Apr 2018)

The Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (GRSJ) seeks applicants for the following sessional appointments in 2017 Winter, Term 2.

Applicants must hold a PhD or have advanced to full candidacy by the application deadline. PhD candidates at UBC must have the authorization of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies to teach as sessional instructors. The settlement of any outstanding fees may be a precondition for such authorization.

Appointments are subject to budgetary constraints. Salary depends on rank and experience.

Winter 2017 Courses Term 2:

Course / Section Title Credits Schedule
GRSJ 320 001* Feminist Anti-Racist Pedagogies 3 Tue / Thu: 9:30-11:00 am
GRSJ 410 201 Religious Feminism 3 Wed: 3:00-6:00 pm

* This course is a writing-intensive course and a teaching assistant will be assigned to this class.

Applications must include:

a. Brief letter of teaching preference, outlining your experience relevant to the course(s) you are applying for;

b. Brief outline of the course(s) – maximum one page;

c. Curriculum vitae (CV);

d. Recent teaching evaluations;

e. Names, email addresses, and phone numbers of two referees.


Please submit all your application materials as one pdf attachment to GRSJ Administrator ( by Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,516.08 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, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


[Note: The revised minimum salary for a Sessional Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is $6,779 per 3-credit course. Revised scales posted Oct 17/17.]