Positions for Full-time and Part-time Sessionals

Faculty of Applied Science – School of Engineering

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.

Location

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 https://ok.ubc.ca/about/indigenous-engagement/

APSC 180 (3) Statics

Term 2 (January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022)  

This three-credit course covers topics related to force vectors, Cartesian coordinate system, free body diagram, dot and cross products, forces equilibrium of particles, force and moment equilibrium of rigid bodies, analysis of trusses, frames and machines, friction, wedges, pulleys, and belts. Applications of linear algebra in statics.

Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. in an engineering discipline and have post secondary teaching experience. Membership with EGBC is also desirable.

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 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: Friday, August 6, 2021

“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.”

 

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

Location

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 https://ok.ubc.ca/about/indigenous-engagement/

APSC 183 (3) Matter and Energy II

Term 2 (January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022)  

This three-credit course covers topics related to Chemical equilibrium, reactions in gas phase and in aqueous solutions, acid-base and redox reactions, kinetics of chemical reactions, thermochemistry, electrochemistry, and organic chemistry.

Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. in an engineering discipline and have post secondary teaching experience. Membership with EGBC is also desirable.

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 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: Friday, August 6, 2021

“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.”

 

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

Location

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 https://ok.ubc.ca/about/indigenous-engagement/

ENGR 441 (3) Advanced Water Treatment Processes

Term 2 (January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022)  

This three-credit course covers topics related the theory and design of advanced drinking water treatment processes used for challenging source water conditions including advanced oxidation, membrane filtration, ultraviolet disinfection, and adsorption processes. Discussion of removal of emerging contaminants (e.g. pharmaceuticals), regulated and unregulated disinfection by-products, and current issues in potable water treatment and quality.

Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. in an engineering discipline and have post secondary teaching experience. Must have P.Eng. Membership with EGBC is also desirable.

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 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: Friday, August 6, 2021

“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.”

 

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

Location

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 https://ok.ubc.ca/about/indigenous-engagement/

ENGR 469 (3) Polymer Engineering

Term 2 (January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022)  

This three-credit course covers topics related to introduction to polymer science and technology, molecular structure of polymers, polymer synthesis, structure-property relationship in polymers, physical properties of polymers, reinforced polymers, polymer composites and nanocomposites, polymer characterization, polymer processing, and forming.

Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. in an engineering discipline and have post secondary teaching experience. Must have P.Eng. Membership with EGBC is also desirable.

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 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: Thursday, August 5, 2021

“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.”

 

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.

Location

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 https://ok.ubc.ca/about/indigenous-engagement/

APSC 176 (3) Engineering Communication

Term 1 (September 7, 2021 – December 22, 2021)  

This three-credit course covers topics related to written and oral presentations, formal and informal. Purpose, audience, content, format, and tone are studied, as are team-based report writings and presentations.

Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. (ABD considered) in English, Rhetoric, Communication, or related discipline, and post-secondary experience teaching composition or communication.

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 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: August 2, 2021

“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.”

 

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

Location

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 https://ok.ubc.ca/about/indigenous-engagement/

ENGR 353 (3) Semiconductor Devices

Term 1 (September 7, 2021 – December 21, 2021)  

This three-credit course covers topics related to Semiconductor materials, carrier transport phenomena, P-N diode, metal-semiconductor junction, light-emitting diode, semiconductor lasers and photodiodes, bipolar junction transistors, MOSFET, and other semiconductor devices.

Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. in an engineering discipline and have post secondary teaching experience. Membership with EGBC is also desirable.

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.”

 

 

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

Location

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 https://ok.ubc.ca/about/indigenous-engagement/

ENGR 481 (3) Mechatronics

Term 1 (September 7, 2021 – December 21, 2021)  

This three-credit course covers topics related to operating principles, analysis, modelling, and performance specifications of sensors, actuators, and mechatronic systems. Sensor selection, actuator sizing, and integration. Control techniques pertaining to actuators. Control system implementation.

Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. in an engineering discipline and have post secondary teaching experience. Membership with EGBC is also desirable.

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 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: May 28, 2021

“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.”

 

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

Location

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 https://ok.ubc.ca/about/indigenous-engagement/

ENGR 315 (3) Systems and Control

Term 2 (January 4, 2022 – April 29, 2022)  

This three-credit course covers topics related dynamic systems, linear systems, control concepts, block diagrams, transient response, root locus, frequency response, Bode and Nyquist plots, and controller design.

Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. in an engineering discipline and have post secondary teaching experience. Membership with EGBC is also desirable.

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 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: April 10, 2021

“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.”

 

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

Location

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 https://ok.ubc.ca/about/indigenous-engagement/

ENGR 532 (3) Project Planning and Control

Term 2 (January 4, 2022 – April 29, 2022)  

This three-credit course covers topics related project planning and alignment, project control standards and deliverables, project selection process, project definition rating index, and risk management. Analytical hierarchical processes, and Monte-Carlo simulation in scheduling and costing.

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

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 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: April 10, 2021

“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.”