The University of British Columbia, Faculty of Applied, School of Engineering

The School of Engineering at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan invites applications for Sessional Lecturer positions.


UBC’s Okanagan campus is situated in Kelowna on the unceded lands of the Okanagan people, and Kelowna is surrounded by agricultural areas, lakes, forests, and mountains. Kelowna is a four-season playground for a diversity of outdoor activities.

Our values

Our work is shaped by our values: professionalism and integrity; scholarship and teaching excellence; commitment to students; partnerships and collegiality; initiative, innovation, and willingness to change; community, the environment, and sustainability. We hold these values as an integral frame of reference to inform our decisions and actions at every level and in every situation. The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to Indigenous engagement. As part of the University’s response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, UBC Okanagan has committed to supporting and implementing five key commitments, which can be found at

APSC 255 (3) Electric Circuits and Power

Term 2 (July 2, 2022 – August 4, 2022)

This three-credit course covers topics related to circuit analysis techniques for steady-state AC and DC circuits containing independent and dependent voltage and current sources, resistance, capacitance and inductance. DC maximum power transfer. AC power including real, reactive, apparent and complex power and power factor. AC power analysis using phasors. Three-phase AC power systems.

Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. in an engineering discipline and have post secondary teaching experience.

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

With the letter of application, candidates should include a Curriculum Vitae (C.V.), which includes a 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, including: course title, credit-value, course delivery dates and degree of responsibility for the course. Applicants should also include a minimum of two referees with 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 Documents must be submitted in electronic format as e-mail attachments. Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF).

Competition Closing Date: Wednesday, June 1, 2022

“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.”