Careers

With more than 18,000 faculty and staff, UBC is one of British Columbia’s largest workforces. We are also one of the most progressive, consistently recognized as one of BC’s best employers.

FACULTY AND STAFF

We value our faculty and staff members and are always looking for talented people to join our thriving team. Excellent benefits, diverse career opportunities, and a true community spirit are just some of the reasons you should consider joining our team of talented, dynamic faculty and staff.

STAFF & FACULTY CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

CURRENT POSTINGS

There are no current positions.

 

Term Faculty Appointments

We also hire faculty into term appointments for a specified period of time for courses taught in FCCS. Sessional Lecturers teach and/or perform related duties, including course coordination or lab supervision, for a period of less than 12 months. Lecturers teach and perform related duties which may also include faculty administrative responsibilities. They are hired for a period of one, two or three years.

CURRENT POSTINGS

 

The Department of Creative Studies requires an instructor or instructors to teach the following sections in Terms 2 of the Winter session (January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021).  These courses will be taught online.

  • VISA 266.001 – 2D Animation
  • VISA 271.001 – Video II

The ideal candidates will be practicing artists with relevant university teaching experience and a completed graduate degree (MA, MFA, or PhD) in a relevant discipline. In keeping with UBC policy and in conjunction with FCCS initiatives we strongly encourage candidates whose teaching and practice engage Indigenous perspectives.

How to apply

Please email your application electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line VISA 266 application or VISA 271 application as applicable.

Applications will consist of

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

Documents must be submitted in electronic format as e-mail attachments.  Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF).

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 sent to the same email address, with the subject line Reference letter – Visa 261 OR Reference letter – VISA 271 as applicable.

Inquiries can be sent to Denise Kenney, Head, Department of Creative Studies at denise.kenney@ubc.ca

The deadline for application is September 29, 2020

The Department of Languages and World Literatures at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus
requires an instructor to teach KOREAN 101 – Basic Korean II in 2020 Winter term 2 (January 1 to April 30,
2021).

Native or near-native fluency in Korean, experience teaching undergraduate language courses at the university
level, and a Ph.D. in a related field are required. Preference will be given to individuals who can demonstrate a
plurilingual/pluricultural pedagogical approach, and who have knowledge of Korean-Chinese, or Chinese-
Korean cultures and/or plurilingual/pluricultural language teaching experience in Asia.

How to apply

Please email your application electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line LWL-Winter T2-KOEAN Application.

Applications will consist of

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

Documents must be submitted in electronic format as e-mail attachments.  Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF).

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

Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Anderson Araujo, Head, Department of Languages and World Literatures at
anderson.araujo@ubc.ca

Application deadline – September 30, 2020

STUDENTS

Each academic year, we have openings for Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) and possibly Undergraduate Teaching Assistants (UTAs) for courses in FCCS for the September and January terms. Individual faculty also offer Research Assistant positions for both graduate and undergraduate students. RAs are employment opportunities for qualified students offered by faculty members with research grants and contracts.

Student Employment Opportunities

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.