Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences

Positions for Full-time and Part-time Sessionals


Community, Culture & Global Studies Department

The Community, Culture and Global Studies department of the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UBC Okanagan requires sessional instructor(s) to teach the following courses in Term 1  Winter Sessions 2021. Applicants must be prepared to teach courses in an online format as required.

 

TERM 1 (September 1-December 31, 2021)

ANTH 100-003- Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

Basic concepts and methods of anthropology; culture and race; comparative study of social systems, religion, symbolism, art, and other institutions. Examples are drawn from a variety of cultures.

ANTH 375 – Economic Anthropology

Investigation of the ways in which human desire is controlled, expressed, and manifested in economic activity; the relationship of economic anthropology to neo-classical economics, traditional political economy, and current approaches to conceptualizing the relationship between culture and economics.

 Applicants with a PhD in the Anthropology, or a related discipline, and relevant research and post-secondary teaching experience are preferred.  Interested applicants should forward a Curriculum vitae and three letters of reference, plus recent teaching evaluations (if available) to Mike Evans, Head michele.bjornson@ubc.ca.  Please send application documents in electronic format using WORD or PDF files. The deadline for applications is May 14, 2021.

All positions are subject to funding and enrollment.

Applications sent by mail, please address to:

Michele Bjornson, Department Assistant
Community, Culture and Global Studies
University of British Columbia Okanagan
ART 270
1147 Research Road
Kelowna, BC Canada V1V 1V7
Phone:  250 807-9337

For more information regarding the positions, please contact Dr. Mike Evans at mike.evans@ubc.ca.

 

GWST 333 (3) Perspectives on Gendered Bodies

Interdisciplinary overview of approaches to gendered embodiment at the level of lived experience and of representation. Focus on the relationship of embodiment to social identity.

Applicants with a PhD in the Gender and Women’s Studies, or a related discipline, and relevant research and post-secondary teaching experience are preferred.  Interested applicants should forward a Curriculum vitae and three letters of reference, plus recent teaching evaluations (if available) to Mike Evans, Head via michele.bjornson@ubc.ca.  Please send application documents in electronic format using WORD or PDF files. The deadline for applications is May 14, 2021.

All positions are subject to funding and enrollment.

Applications sent by mail, please address to:

Michele Bjornson, Department Assistant
Community, Culture and Global Studies
University of British Columbia Okanagan
ART 270
1147 Research Road
Kelowna, BC Canada V1V 1V7
Phone:  250 807-9337

For more information regarding the position, please contact Dr. Ilya Parkins at ilya.parkins@ubc.ca.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented 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.

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Psychology

The Department of Psychology of the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UBC, Okanagan campus, requires sessional instructors to teach the following courses during Term 1 and Term 2 of the 2021/2022 academic year.

 

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

PSYO 121 001 (3)  Introduction to Psychology: Personal Functioning*

Survey of topics in psychology which relate to personal functioning. Methods and statistics, motivation and emotion, life span development, social processes, personality, abnormal behaviour, and psychotherapy. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: PSYO 111.

*Please note: This course will be offered entirely online and is scheduled for Tuesdays, 5:00-8:00 PM PST and is capped at 300 seats.

 

Term 2 (January 10, 2022 – April 29, 2022)

PSYO 111 102 (3)  Introduction to Psychology: Basic Processes

Survey of topics in psychology which relate to basic processes. Methods and statistics, the nervous system and physiological processes, sensation and perception, learning, cognition and memory. [3-0-0]

*Please note: This course will be offered entirely online and is scheduled for Tuesdays, 5:00-8:00 PM PST and is capped at 300 seats.

PSYO 121 103 (3)  Introduction to Psychology: Personal Functioning

Survey of topics in psychology which relate to personal functioning. Methods and statistics, motivation and emotion, life span development, social processes, personality, abnormal behaviour, and psychotherapy. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: PSYO 111.

*Please note: This course will be offered entirely online and is scheduled for Wednesdays, 5:00-8:00 PM PST and is capped at 200 seats.

PSYO 121 104 (3)  Introduction to Psychology: Personal Functioning

Survey of topics in psychology which relate to personal functioning. Methods and statistics, motivation and emotion, life span development, social processes, personality, abnormal behaviour, and psychotherapy. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: PSYO 111.

*Please note: This course will be offered entirely online and is scheduled for Thursdays, 5:00-8:00 PM PST and is capped at 300 seats.

Applicants with a PhD in the discipline or a related discipline, and relevant research and post-secondary teaching experience are preferred.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vita (including but not limited to previous teaching experience), recent teaching evaluations (if available), and the name of three referees who have agreed to submit letter of references directly to psychology.okanagan@ubc.ca. Please send application documents in electronic format using WORD or PDF files to: psychology.okanagan@ubc.ca or send documents via mail to:

Marla MacDonald, Department Assistant
Department of Psychology
University of British Columbia – Okanagan
ART 321 – 1147 Research Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1V 1V7
Phone: (250) 807-9528

The deadline for receipt of applications is June 28, 2021. All positions are subject to funding and enrollment.

PSYO 271 102 (3)  Introduction to Data Analysis
Introduction to behavioural data analysis focusing on the use of inferential statistics in psychology and the conceptual interpretation of data as related to basic experimental designs (laboratory, field research methods). A required course for students majoring in Psychology. STAT 121 is recommended. [3-0-0] Prerequisite: PSYO 270.

*Please note: This course is offered in-person and is scheduled for Tuesdays, 5:00-8:00 PM PST in LIB 305. The course is capped at 60 students.

 Applicants with a PhD in the discipline or a related discipline, and relevant research and post-secondary teaching experience are preferred.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vita (including but not limited to previous teaching experience), recent teaching evaluations (if available), and the name of three referees who have agreed to submit letter of references directly to psychology.okanagan@ubc.ca. Please send application documents in electronic format using WORD or PDF files to: psychology.okanagan@ubc.ca or send documents via mail to:

Marla MacDonald, Department Assistant
Department of Psychology
University of British Columbia – Okanagan
ART 321 – 1147 Research Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1V 1V7
Phone: (250) 807-9528

The deadline for receipt of applications is August 31st 2021. All positions are subject to funding and enrollment.

 “UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Government regulations require that Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.

 

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History and Sociology

The Department of History & Sociology of the Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at UBC Okanagan campus requires sessional instructors to teach the following courses in 2021W, Terms 1 and 2. Please note that all of the courses have days and times assigned to them, but all will be delivered online.

 

 TERM 1: September 7 – December 7, 2021 (final exam period December 10 – 22, 2021)

 HIST 430B HIST Topics in the History of Migration – History of Migration in Asia

 Wed Fri 14:00 – 15:30 Online

 

 TERM 2: January 10 – April 11, 2022 (final exam period April 14 – 29, 2022)

 HIST 336 Eastern Europe During the Cold War

A political, social, and cultural history of Eastern Europe from the end of the Second World War to the fall of state socialism.

Mon Wed 12:30 – 14:00 Online

 HIST 383D Special Topics in Social and Cultural History – Society and Popular Culture in Asia

Wed Fri 8:00 – 9:30 Online

 HIST 443 20th-Century Russia, 1939 to Present

Examines the significance of the Great Patriotic War; the last years of Stalin, the tempering of Stalinism in the Khrushchev years; Gorbachev’s failed revolution; the collapse of the Soviet Union; and Russia in transition.

Mon Wed 9:30 – 11:00 Online

Applicants with a PhD in History, or in a related discipline, and relevant research and post-secondary teaching experience are preferred.  Specify which course(s) you are applying for in your cover letter. Interested applicants must submit:

  • A Curriculum Vitae (including but not limited to previous teaching experience),
  • A brief teaching dossier and all teaching evaluations for the last 5 years, and
  • Three letters of reference

The deadline to send application documents in electronic PDF format is to July 29,  2021. Send the application to Barbara Wilke, Department Assistant, at  barbara.wilke@ubc.ca

 For more information regarding this position, please contact the Department Head, Dr. Ruth Frost, at ruth.frost@ubc.ca.  All positions are subject to funding and enrolment.

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

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