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The Department of English and Cultural Studies seeks outstanding candidates for a SSHRC Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Ecofeminism in the Environmental Humanities. The successful candidate will be eligible to hold an appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, tenure track.

Review of applications will begin January 31, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. The academic appointment could start as early as July 1, 2020.

How to apply

To apply for this position please visit the link:

Application material must include the following:

  • A letter of application
  • A complete curriculum vitae
  • A statement of teaching philosophy
  • Evidence or record of teaching effectiveness
  • Examples of published scholarly research or professional work.

Candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Michael Treschow, Acting Head, Department of English and Cultural Studies at  with a subject line “Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Ecofeminism in the Environmental Humanities”.

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.


There are no current postings for FCCS.


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.