Positions for Full-time and Part-time Sessionals

Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

Term Appointment – Winter 2021
Art History and Visual Culture

The Department of Creative Studies requires instructors to teach the following sections ONLINE in Terms 1 and 2 of the academic year starting September 2021.

The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in Art History or a related discipline with relevant university teaching experience. The available courses are listed below. In keeping with UBC policy and in conjunction with FCCS initiatives we strongly encourage candidates whose teaching and practice engage Indigenous perspectives.

Term 1 – September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021

ARTH 301              001         Critical Viewing – Advanced Studies (Online)
ARTH 420              001         Curating Contemporary Art (Online)
ARTH 370              001         Story and Image Across the Islamic World (Online)

Term 2 – January 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022

ARTH 203              001         Global Contemporary Art (Online)
ARTH 323              001         Creative Activism: Art, Media, and Social Justice (Online)
ARTH 375              001         Encountering India: The Age of the Mughals (Online)

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

How to Apply:
  Please email your application electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line
ARTH 2021 Winter applications.  Indicate which course you are applying for in your cover letter.

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 two confidential letters of reference sent to the same email address, with the subject line Reference letter -ARTH.  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 June 11, 2021

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 2021
Creative Writing

The Department of Creative Studies requires instructors to teach the following sections ONLINE in Terms 1 and 2 of the academic year starting September 2021.

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. The available courses are listed below. In keeping with UBC policy and in conjunction with FCCS initiatives we strongly encourage candidates whose teaching and practice engage Indigenous perspectives.

Term 1 – September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021

CRWR 250.001     Workshop in Creative Writing: Screenwriting (Online)

Term 2 – January 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022

CRWR 218.001     Intermediate Workshop in Creative Writing: Playwriting (Online)

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 electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line
CRWR 2021 Winter application. Indicate which course you are applying for in your cover letter.

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 two confidential letters of reference sent to the same email address, with the subject line Reference letter -CRWR.  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 June 11, 2021

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 Appointments – Winter 2021 – 2022
Film

The Department of Creative Studies requires an instructor to teach the following section ONLINE in Term 1 of the academic year starting September 2021.

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. The available courses are listed below. In keeping with UBC policy and in conjunction with FCCS initiatives we strongly encourage candidates whose teaching and practice engage Indigenous perspectives.

Term 1 – September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021

FILM 100.001 Intro to Film (Online) 

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 electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line
FILM 2021 Winter applications 

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 two confidential letters of reference sent to the same email address, with the subject line Reference letter – Film.  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 June 11, 2021

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 Appointments – Winter 2021 – 2022
Visual Arts

The Department of Creative Studies requires instructors to teach the following sections in Term 2 of the 2021 academic year (January – April 2022).

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. The available courses are listed below. In keeping with UBC policy and in conjunction with FCCS initiatives we strongly encourage candidates whose teaching and practice engage Indigenous perspectives.

Term 2 – January 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022

VISA 108.001 Intro to Digital Media
VISA 137.001 Into to Art (Online)
VISA 266.001 Animation
VISA 269.001 Strategies in Digital Art: Virtual Worlds 

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 electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line
VISA 2021 Winter applications. Indicate which course you are applying for in your cover letter.

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 two confidential letters of reference sent to the same email address, with the subject line Reference letter – Visual Arts.  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 June 11, 2021

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 Appointments Winter Session 2021
DIGITAL HUMANITIES AND ENGLISH

The Department of English and Cultural Studies requires instructors to teach one or more sections of the following courses in Terms 1 and 2 of the Winter Session. If necessary, the courses may be designated as online and taught remotely.

Term I – September 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021 

ENGL 112: Studies in Composition
ENGL 150: Introduction to Literary Genre
ENGL 153: Readings in Narrative
DIHU 220: Research with Media in the Humanities
DIHU 302/ENGL 306: The Programmed World

Term 2 – January 1, 2022 to April 30, 2022

ENGL 109: Studies in Composition for English Language Learners (6 credits, spanning both terms)
ENGL 112: Studies in Composition
ENGL 150: Introduction to Literary Genre
ENGL 153: Readings in Narrative

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

For the DIHU courses, candidates should have expertise in digital humanities represented by course work, individual- or project-based research specialty, or teaching experience. Specialties may include programming and scripting languages, digital textual editing, UX/UI development, and critical approaches to technology. Candidates should be able to lead project-based courses that teach both digital skills and humanities critical approaches.How to Apply

Please email your application to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca with the subject line
English Term Application-2021W.  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 – English term.

Inquiries can be sent to michael.treschow@ubc.ca 

The deadline for application is July 5, 2021.

All positions are subject to funding and enrolment numbers and are governed by Part 7: Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Lecturers, Collective Agreement between the University of British Columbia and The Faculty Association of the University of British Columbia.

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 Appointments – Winter 2021 – 2022
Media Studies

The Department of Creative Studies requires an instructor to teach the following courses ONLINE in Term 1 of the academic year starting September 2021.

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. The available courses are listed below. In keeping with UBC policy and in conjunction with FCCS initiatives we strongly encourage candidates whose teaching and practice engage Indigenous perspectives.

Term 1 – September 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021

MDST 110 (3)  Introduction to Computational Art and Design I ONLINE

Code as material; design principles; mathematics for space and time; computer programming languages for computational art and design.

Course Overview, Content and Objectives

This course provides the basic skills for exploring computational art and design. The coursework will introduce creative technology applications, programming languages, coding practices, and graphic tools used by artists and designers to make innovative projects. Lectures will detail creative computational projects that have affected social, historical and ethical shifts in culture, while on occasion, influencing a change in society. Design principles will be taught alongside encoding processes to embed these theories in a computer program.

Language of instruction: Processing and/or P5.Js

Goal:

  • To introduce creative coding, new technologies, artists, designers, and new methods of practice.
  • To blend existing graphic design and art practice principles with methods for achieving design decisions using computer languages.
  • To explore the application of computational strategies to the art and design process.

 MDST 490 (3)  Seminar Series ONLINE

Presents topics of relevance to media studies. Pass/Fail.

MDST 490 will be taught concurrently with: IGS 501 (1-12) d Interdisciplinary Topics in Research Methods and Analysis

Course Overview, Content and Objectives

This course provides a senior seminar in computational art theory. Students will be assigned weekly readings and assignments. The coursework will be structured around group discussions and small activities done in class time, as well as some weekly research to enhance the theory presented. Presentations and discussions will be the focus of this course and students will be expected to be highly engaged in all aspects of the course.

Goal:

  • To engage with higher level theory in computational art practice.
  • To learn how the practice of computational arts has affected society across the fields of sociology and psychology and how it shapes the future of communication.
  • To explore how artists, apply theory in their practice and how curators perceive new art works as systems to articulate cultural shifts.

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 electronically to recruitment.fccs@ubc.ca, with the subject line
MDST 110 or MDST 490 applications 

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 two confidential letters of reference sent to the same email address, with the subject line Reference letter – Media Studies. 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 June 23, 2021

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 2021
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, 2021 – December 31, 2021
SPAN 101 – Beginners’ Spanish I (3 sections – ONLINE, Synchronous)

Term 2 – January 1, 2022 – April 30, 2022
SPAN 102 – Beginners’ Spanish II (2 sections – ONLINE, Synchronous)

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 – June 15, 2021

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.