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.


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.



There are no current full time faculty or staff 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.


Please note: Due to the ongoing concerns  with COVID 19 we have postponed the hiring of this position.  No further applications will be accepted. If you have already sent in an application, you will receive a notification from the administrative office.

The Department of Creative Studies invites applications for a 12-month Lecturer appointment in Visual Art commencing September 1, 2020.

The ideal candidate will be a practicing artist with relevant university teaching experience and a completed graduate degree (MA, MFA, or PhD) in Visual Arts or related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with strong teaching ability in foundation-level drawing and two-dimensional art courses. In addition to teaching, the candidate will also be responsible for some administrative duties, such as assisting with student recruitment and other duties as determined by the Department Head.


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.