Positions for Full-time and Part-time Sessionals

Faculty of Applied Science – 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/

ENGR 463 (3) Communication Networks

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

This three-credit course covers topics related to layered architectures, digital transmission fundamentals, circuit-switching networks, peer-to-peer protocols, data link layer, medium access control, local area networks, packet-switching networks, TCP/IP, ATM networks, principles of cryptography, and multimedia information.

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 523 (3) Seismic Design of Buildings

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

This three-credit course covers topics related to review of structural dynamics and response spectra; seismic design of steel and masonry buildings; seismic design of reinforced concrete structures; design using simplified code procedures and computer tools.

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.”

 

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

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: 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 501 (3) Deep and Reinforcement Learning for Engineers

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

This three-credit course covers topics related to foundations of neural networks and deep learning; techniques to improve neural networks; convolutional neural networks recurrent neural networks and their applications; reinforcement learning: basics, Q-learning, actor-critic algorithm; practical engineering applications of deep and reinforcement learning.

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.”

 

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 509 (3) Intelligent Wireless Robotics

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

This three-credit course covers topics related to basic artificial intelligence and machine learning, statistical decision processes, state estimation, localization, computer vision and multi-modal fusion, robot planning, multi-agent systems and distributed computing, networked multi-agent systems, security, ultra-reliable and low-latency mobile machine-to-machine networking.

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.”

 

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.”

 

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 193 (3) Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers

Term 1 (May 10, 2021 – June 25, 2021)  

This three-credit course covers topics related to Structure and function of the neuromuscular, skeletal, digestive, endocrine, urinary, circulatory, and respiratory systems of the human body. Special emphasis on interfacing with biomedical devices.

Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. in an engineering discipline, human kinetics, health sciences, anatomy, cell biology, sciences or equivalents 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 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 7, 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.”