Job posting: Sessional Lecturers

The Department of English invites applications for one or more Sessional Lecturers for the academic year 2018- 2019 to teach one or more 3-credit sections of ENGL 112 “Strategies for University Writing,” a course on academic writing in disciplines outside of the Humanities.

Applicants must have a PhD in English or a related field, or be near completion, with post-secondary teaching experience in the field and a record that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants from both inside and outside UBC are encouraged to apply.

Candidates’ applications should include:

  • a cover letter indicating your suitability for the position
  • a curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • recent teaching evaluations or other evidence of teaching effectiveness

Applicants should also provide the names of two referees who can speak to their teaching effectiveness.

Applications for Term 1 teaching should be submitted as soon as possible; applications for Term 2 teaching should be submitted by September 30, 2018.

Application should be sent by email to:

Professor Sian Echard, Head
Department of English
University of British Columbia
397-1873 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1

This position is subject to final budgetary approval and is 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.