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Art History (Sessional Lecturers)

The Department of Art History, Visual Art and Theory invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers to teach the following Art History courses:

2018 WINTER TERM 1 (September to December 2018)
ARTH 410 — Seminar in African Art
ARTH 448 (001) — Seminar in North American Architecture

2018 WINTER TERM 2 (January to April 2019)
ARTH 226 (001) — Art in the Era of Global Expansion
ARTH 445 — Film and the City

A minimum of a PhD in Art History is required, though applicants that have advanced to candidacy (ABD) are encouraged. Preference will be given to applicants with post-secondary teaching experience and a record that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants from both inside and outside UBC are encouraged.

Applicants should include the following in their application:

  • a cover letter indicating which course(s) you are applying for
  • a C.V., which includes a record of experience and a detailed list of all post-secondary courses taught (course name and number, length, credit value, dates, and teaching responsibilities)
  • a sample outline
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (i.e., teaching evaluations, if available
  • two confidential letters of reference emailed directly to the department by the referees

Applications and reference letters should be sent via email to ahva.head@ubc.ca by 12:00 p.m. on Friday, May 18, 2018. For information please visit www.ahva.ubc.ca 

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 $6,915 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.

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