Positions for Full-time and Part-time Sessionals

Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

Term Appointment – Winter 2020

Visual Arts

The Department of Creative Studies requires an instructor to teach the following section in Terms 2 of the Winter session (January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021).  This course will be taught online.

The ideal candidates will be practicing artists with relevant university teaching experience and a completed graduate degree (MA, MFA, or PhD) in a relevant discipline. In keeping with UBC policy and in conjunction with FCCS initiatives we strongly encourage candidates whose teaching and practice engage Indigenous perspectives.

  • VISA 266.001 – 2D Animation

More information about the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies can be found at: http://www.ubc.ca/okanagan/fccs/welcome.html

How to Apply:
  Please email your application electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line VISA 266 application

Applications will consist of

  • a letter of application
  • an up-to-date curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and/or recent teaching evaluations

In the case of new applicants to UBCO, applications will consist of the above plus a transcript of academic records.

New applicants must also arrange to have at least three confidential letters of reference sent to the same email address, with the subject line Reference letter – VISA 266 application.  Documents must be submitted in electronic format as e-mail attachments.  Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF).

Inquiries can be sent to Denise Kenney, Head, Department of Creative Studies at denise.kenney@ubc.ca

The deadline for application is September 29, 2020

All positions are subject to funding and enrolment numbers and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional and Part-time Faculty Members.”

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.

 

Term Appointment – Winter 2020

SPANISH

The Department of Languages and World Literatures at The University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus requires a instructor(s) to teach the following courses:

Term 1 (September 1, 2020 – December 31, 2020)

SPAN 101 – Beginners’ Spanish I (3 sections)

Term 2 (January 1, 2021 – April 30, 2021)

SPAN 102 – Beginners’ Spanish II (2 sections)

The minimum requirement is a completed M.A. and significant teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Preference will be given to applicants with a PhD in the field.

How to Apply

Please email application materials to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca with the subject line Languages and World Literatures SPAN Application.  Documents must be submitted in electronic format as e-mail attachments.  Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (PDF).

Applications will consist of:

  • a letter of application
  • an up-to-date curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • recent teaching evaluations

In the case of new applicants to UBCO, applications will consist of the above plus a transcript of academic records.

New applicants must also arrange to have at least three confidential letters of reference sent to the same email address, with the subject line Reference letter – Spanish term posting.

Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Anderson Araujo, Head, Department of Languages and World Literatures at anderson.araujo@ubc.ca

Application deadline – August 3, 2020

All positions are subject to funding and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.”

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.

 

The Department of Creative Studies at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus invites applications for a term appointment in Creative Writing for the 2020 Winter Term 1 session (September 1 – December 31, 2020) for the following course:

  • CRWR 382R: Video Game Writing ONLINE

The video game writing instructor will develop a course for a one term introductory creative writing class in video game writing- CRWR 382. This course will be taught as an online course. The instructor would work remotely.

The instructor will introduce creative writing students to the art of storytelling through interactive narratives.  The course should demonstrate how writing fits into game development, emphasize the value of the craft of storytelling in the genre as well as help students understand the technical demands of the genre.   The course is offered three hours a week.

Education and Experience:

  • relevant degree from a recognized University or College (Masters degree preferred)
  • experience in a relevant discipline of game design,  game development or a combination of creative writing and gaming.
  • The instructor should have a strong understanding of story and game development and have previous work as a writer on at least one game.

More information about the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies can be found at: https://fccs.ok.ubc.ca/

How to apply:

Please email your application to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line CRWR Lecturer application.  Documents must be submitted in electronic format as e-mail attachments.  Acceptable formats include those with a file extension of .doc, .docx, or .pdf.

Applications will consist of:

  • A letter of application
  • a complete curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and/or teaching evaluations

New applicants must also arrange to have three confidential letters of reference emailed to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca with the subject line “CRWR lecturer reference letter”.

Inquiries can be sent to Denise Kenney, Head, Department of Creative Studies at denise.kenney@ubc.ca

Deadline for applications:  July 3, 2020.

All positions are subject to funding and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.”

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.