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 job postings.

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 Languages and World Literatures requires an instructor to teach the following sections in Winter term 2022/23.

Term 2 – January 1, 2023 – April 30, 2023

WRLD 150 – Introduction to Intercultural Communication – Current intercultural communication theories and their critiques. Key concepts are applied to popular culture texts from around the world, providing a context for practice with a variety of intercultural communication skills, development tools, and self-reflective writing techniques.

The ideal candidate will have relevant university teaching experience or equivalent, recent Intercultural Development Inventory (IDI), Qualified Administrator (QA) certification, and a completed graduate degree (MA 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.

More information about the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies can be found at: https://fccs.ok.ubc.ca/


How to Apply

Please email your application electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line LWL Winter Term Application.  Documents must be submitted in electronic format as e-mail attachments.  Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF).

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 sent to the same email address, with the subject line Reference letter – LWL Winter Term Posting.

Inquiries can be sent to:  anderson.araujo@ubc.ca

The deadline for application is December 5, 2022.

All positions are subject to funding and enrolment numbers and are governed by Part 7: Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Lecturers, Collective Agreement between the University of British Columbia and The Faculty Association of the University of British Columbia.

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.

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.