Positions for Full-time and Part-time Sessionals

Faculty of Applied Science – School of Engineering

The Faculty of Applied Science’s School of Engineering is offering the following part-time sessional appointments for the 2018 Winter Session:

(ENGR 557) Advanced Switching Power Supplies– One Position

Term 1 (September 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018)   

This three credit graduate course covers topics fundamentals of power MOSFET gate drive, loss-less switching techniques: zero-voltage switching, zero-current switching. Variable frequency resonant converters. Constant frequency resonant converters. Soft-switching converters: natural and auxiliary commutation converter topologies. Control techniques: voltage and current mode control methods. Power factor correction techniques in rectification applications. Special emphasis will be on design techniques using practical examples.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in an electrical engineering discipline and post secondary teaching experience. Membership with APEGBC is also desirable.

Duties will include teaching, holding regular office hours, marking assignments and exams, and reporting grades.

With the letter of application, candidates should include a C.V. (including current home address and phone number) and teaching evaluations (where available). The C.V. must include a detailed list of all post-secondary courses taught, name and length, credit-value, and degree of responsibility for the course. New applicants should also include the names of a minimum of two referees with the addresses and phone numbers.

All positions are subject to funding and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional and Part-time Faculty Member.”

Please e-mail application materials to the School of Engineering via email to recruitment.apsc@ubc.ca. Documents must be submitted in electronic format as e-mail attachments. Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF).

Competition Closing Date: June 29, 2018

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been under-represented 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 of Canada will be given priority.