Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

Term Appointments Winter Session 2018– 2019 | ENGLISH

The Department of Critical Studies requires instructors to teach one or more sections of the following courses in Terms 1 and 2 of the Winter session.  

Term I – September 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018

ENGL 112: Studies in Composition 
ENGL 150: Introduction to Literary Genre
ENGL 151: Critical Studies in Literature

Term 2 – January 1, 2019 to April 30, 2019

ENGL 112: Studies in Composition 
ENGL 150: Introduction to Literary Genre
ENGL 151: Critical Studies in Literature 

Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD in the field and with experience teaching at the post-secondary level.

How to Apply

Please email your application electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line:
Critical Studies 2018 Winter Term Application - English.  

Applications will consist of:

  • a letter of application 
  • an up-to-date curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience) 
  • recent teaching evaluations 

In the case of new applicants to UBCO, applications will consist of the above, plus a transcript of academic records.  New applicants must also arrange to have at least three confidential letters of reference send to the same email address.

All positions are subject to funding. Inquiries can be sent to sean.lawrence@ubc.ca 

The deadline for application is July 26, 2018.

Term Appointments Winter Session 2018– 2019 | FRENCH

The Department of Critical Studies requires instructor(s) to teach one or more sections of first year French in Terms 1 and 2 of the Winter session (September 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018 and January 1, 2019 to April 30, 2019).  

Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD in the field and with experience teaching at the post-secondary level.

How to Apply

Please email your application electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line:
Critical Studies 2018 Winter Term Application - French.  

Applications will consist of

  • a letter of application 
  • an up-to-date curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience) 
  • recent teaching evaluations 

In the case of new applicants to UBCO, applications will consist of the above plus a transcript of academic records.

New applicants must also arrange to have at least three confidential letters of reference send to the same email address.

Inquiries can be sent to:  sean.lawrence@ubc.ca

The deadline for application is July 31, 2018

Term Appointments Winter Session 2018 | Art History

The Art History and Visual Culture program at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus invites applications to teach the following courses:

  • ARTH 320 - Art in Canada 1900 - 1970 (September 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018).  The ideal candidate will be able to teach an art history course examining artistic practice in Canada from the beginning of the twentieth century to 1970; developments in film, video, photography, performance, painting, and sculpture; and art's relationship to the changing political, economic, and social arenas in Canada during this time.
  • ARTH 316 - History of 20th-Century Art II (September 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018).  The ideal candidate will be able to teach an art history course examining the visual arts of North America and Europe from 1960 to the present; pivotal artists and artistic movements; theoretical and critical study of the interrelationship between art production and consumption since advent of postmodernism; and the changing role of the artist as the bearer of cultural values. 

Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD in Art History or a graduate degree in a relevant field of study. In addition, the ideal candidate will have experience teaching at the post-secondary level.

How to apply

Please email your application electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line Creative Studies 2018 Winter AHIST application.

Applications will consist of:

  • a letter of application
  • a complete curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and/or teaching evaluations 

Applicants can apply for more than one position.

New applicants must also arrange to have three confidential letters of reference emailed to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca with the subject line “AHIST reference letter”.

Inquiries can be sent to Professor Stephen Foster, Head, Department of Creative Studies at stephen.foster@ubc.ca 

Deadline for applications: CV’s reviewed starting July 31, 2018.


All sessional lecturer positions are subject to funding and will be governed by UBC's "Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members."


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.

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