Employment Opportunities

The Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice (GRSJ) invites applicants for sessional lecturer to teach the following courses in 2020 -2021 academic year.

Closing date: June 14, 2020.


Term 1

Please be aware that the courses scheduled in Term 1 will be taught remotely due to COVID-19. By applying to these positions, you are accepting the change in the delivery model.

Course / Section Title Credits Schedule
GRSJ 200 101 Gender and Environmental Justice 3 Mon, Wed, Fri: 1:00-2:00pm
GRSJ 310 001 Gender, Race, Social Justice and Health 3 Wed: 3:00-6:00pm
GRSJ 316 101 Queer of Colour Theorizing 3 Tue, Thu: 5:00 – 6:30pm
CSIS 200 001 Critical Engagements in Sexuality Studies 3 Tue, Thu: 11:00am – 12:30pm
CSIS 300A 101 Introduction to Critical Studies in Sexuality 3 Mon: 3:00-6:00pm

 

Term 2

Course / Section Title Credits Schedule
GRSJ 102 002 Global Issues in Social Justice 3 Tue, Thu: 11:00am – 12:30pm
GRSJ 224B 001 Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature 3 Tue, Thu: 9:30am – 11:00pm
GRSJ 224B 101 Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature 3 Mon, Wed, Fri: 10:00-11:00am
GRSJ 301 201 Gender, Race and Indigeneity in Canada 3 Tue, Thu: 12:30 – 3:00pm
GRSJ 305 001 Social Justice Issues in Community and International Organizing 3 Tue, Thu: 3:30 – 5:00pm
GRSJ 311 001 African/Black Women in the Americas 3 Wed: 4:00 – 7:00pm
GRSJ 325 001 Anti-colonial and Feminist Qualitative Methodologies 3 Tue, Thu: 9:30 – 11:00am
GRSJ 415 202 Critical Racial and Anti-Colonial Feminist Approaches 3 Wed: 12:00 – 3:00pm
CSIS 301 201 Introduction to Trans* Studies 3 Mon, Wed, Fri: 10:00-11:00am

Term 1-2

Term 1 will be taught remotely due to Covid-19

Course / Section Title Credits Schedule
GRSJ 224C 003 Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature 6 Tue, Thu: 12:30 – 2:00pm

Online courses

Course / Section Title Credits Schedule
GRSJ 101 99A Introduction to Social Justice 3 Term 1
GRSJ 101 99C Introduction to Social Justice 3 Term 2
GRSJ 224F 99A Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature 3 Term 1
GRSJ 224F 99C Gender, Race, Sexuality, and Social Justice in Literature 3 Term 2
GRSJ 300 99A Intersectional Approaches to Thinking Gender 3 Term 1
GRSJ 300 99C Intersectional Approaches to Thinking Gender 3 Term 2

Online courses are taught on Canvas and instructors will be working with an existing syllabus, content, and course materials. Instructors will create their own deadlines, course policies, special instructions etc.

Eligibility

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.

Applications must include:

  1. Brief cover letter outlining your experience for the position;

If you have not taught in GRSJ/CSIS, your application must also include:

  1. 1-page course description including an overview of possible reading materials/texts and assignments for each course;
  2. Curriculum vitae (CV);
  3. Recent teaching evaluations;
  4. Contact details of two referees who can speak to your teaching effectiveness.

Applications must be submitted online by June 14, 2020. Please submit all application materials online as pdf files and follow the instruction provided on the application webpage.

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be 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.