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 a sessional instructor to teach the following course in term 1 Summer 2021. Please note this course will be web-based scheduled online using Canvas.

TERM 1 (May 10-June 17)

GEOG 128 Human Geography: Space, Place, and Community

Critical introduction to the study and application of the major themes of human geography, including historical, regional, urban, social, and cultural geographies. Draws upon a range of geographic research methods to investigate geographic phenomena, especially human-environment relations.

Applicants with a PhD in Human Geography, 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 March 5th, 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.

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

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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 instructors to teach the following courses in 2021S, Terms 1 and 2. Each course will be online.

2021 Summer Term 2: July 5 – August 20, 2021

HIST 412D (3/6) Topics in the History of International Relations GLOBAL COLD WAR

Special topics such as the role of diplomacy and its relation to other factors in international affairs, Canadian external relations, third-world international politics, Cold-War historiography, and area studies.

SOCI 485A (3/6) Sociology of Health and Illness

The social construction of illness; the medicalization of society; historical rise of medical power and biomedicine; epidemics; colonialism and medicine; gender, race, sexuality and health.

Applicants with a PhD in the discipline and relevant research and post-secondary teaching experience are preferred.  Interested applicants should 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
  • The names and contact information of three referees who have agreed to submit letters of reference, if requested.

The deadline to send application documents in electronic PDF format is to February 22nd, 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.

“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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Economics | Philosophy | Political Science

There are no postings at this time.

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