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 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, Okanagan campus, requires Sessional Lecturers to teach the following courses during the summer terms of 2024.

Term 1: May 13, 2024 – June 28, 2024

  • SPAN 101-001: Beginners’ Spanish I, Online, Mon Thu, 13:00 – 16:30 (3 credits)

Term 2: July 2, 2024 –  August 17, 2024

  • SPAN 102-001: Beginners’ Spanish II, Online, Tue Wed Fri 8:30 – 11:00 (3 credits)
  • SPAN 202-001: Advanced Beginners’ Spanish II, Online, Tue Wed Fri, 12:00 – 14:30 (3 credits)

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

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 Summer Term Posting.

Deadline for receipt of applications is March 24, 2024. Please send application documents in electronic format using word or PDF files to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line
LWL Summer Term Application, addressed to the Department Head, Dr. Anderson Araujo.

The compensation rate per credit per period for the department of Languages and World Literatures is $3,093.57, equaling $9,280.71 per 3 credit course.

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 positions are subject to funding and enrolment numbers and are governed by the Collective Agreement between the University of British Columbia and The Faculty Association of the University of British Columbia.

The department of English and Cultural Studies, Okanagan campus, requires Sessional Lecturer(s) to teach the following course during Summer Term 1 of 2024.

Term 1: May 13, 2024 – June 28, 2024

ENGL 231: Introduction to Popular Narrative, in-person (3 credits)

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

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 – ENGL Summer Term Posting.

Deadline for receipt of applications is February 1, 2024.

Please send application documents in electronic format using word or PDF files to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line
ENGL Summer Term Application, addressed to the Department Head, Michael Treschow.

The compensation rate per credit per period for the department of English and Cultural Studies is $3,093.57, equaling $9,280.71 per 3 credit course.

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 positions are subject to funding and enrolment numbers and are governed by the Collective Agreement between the University of British Columbia and The Faculty Association of the University of British Columbia.

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.