Employment Opportunities

Sessional Instructors — 2017 Winter

The Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (GRSJ) seeks applicants for the following sessional appointments in 2017 Winter (Term 1 & 2).

Applicants must hold a PhD or have advanced to full candidacy by the application deadline. PhD candidates at UBC must have the authorization of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies to teach as sessional instructors. The settlement of any outstanding fees may be a precondition for such authorization.

Appointments are subject to budgetary constraints. Salary depends on rank and experience.

Winter 2017 Courses:

Course / Section Title Credits Schedule
GRSJ 230 001 Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Representation in Modern Asia 3 Term 1– Mon, Wed, Fri: 2:00 – 3:00pm
GRSJ 235 001 Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Structures in Modern Asia 3 Term 2 – Tue, Thu: 3:30 – 5:00pm
GRSJ 301 001 Gender and Indigeneity in Canada 3 Term 1 – Tue, Thu: 2:00 – 3:30pm

Applications must include:

  1. Brief letter of teaching preference, outlining your experience to the course(s) you are applying for;
  2. A curriculum vitae (CV) if you are applying for a course you have not taught before;
  3. Names, email addresses, and phone numbers of two referees if you have not taught for the GRSJ previously;
  4. Recent teaching evaluations

Please submit all application materials in one email as pdf attachment to GRSJ Administrator (grsj.recruitment@ubc.ca)
by: Friday, July 21, 2017.


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.