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 172 (3) Engineering Analysis

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

This three-credit course covers topics related to functions, limits, differentiation, applications of derivatives, integration, applications of definite integrals.

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: December 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.”

APSC 253 (3) Fluid Mechanics I

Term 2 (January 4, 2022 – April 29, 2022)   Two Positions Available

This three-credit course covers topics related to fluid properties and fluid statics; principles of conservation of mass, momentum, and energy; laminar and turbulent flow; dimensional analysis; pipe flow; valves and fittings, flow measurements.

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: November 18, 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.”

APSC 201 (3) Technical Communication

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

This three-credit course covers topics related to written and oral communication in engineering. Report preparation, business correspondence, and oral presentation of technical material. Principles of communication with Indigenous communities.

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: November 8, 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.”