Full-Time Lecturer in Forestry and Land & Food Systems at University of British Columbia (Deadline: April 30, 2021)

Applications are invited for a joint Lecturer position in the Faculties of Forestry and Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia. This is a full-time joint appointment for an initial term of up to three years, including a probationary first year. Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021.

Required Qualifications

A minimum of a Master’s degree (PhD preferred), and evidence of excellence and innovation in teaching are required for this appointment. Preference will be given to passionate and visionary candidates who show accomplishments or promise in the following areas:

  • Teaching of scholarly writing and argumentation
  • Pedagogical approaches that support EAL students
  • Teaching practice that incorporate diverse voices
  • Experience or familiarity communicating scientific content relevant to the undergraduate majors in the Faculties of Forestry and Land and Food Systems

Position Details

In addition to the service components of the Lecturer position, responsibilities will include:

  • Teaching 21-24 credits per academic year in the first-year foundational writing course

LFS/FRST 150 Scholarly Writing and Argumentation — to students in both Faculties

  • Playing an integral role in the LFS/FRST 150 teaching team on both visionary and practical levels, helping to assess, adapt and build the curriculum to support student learning

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.

How to Apply

Applications should be made through the University of British Columbia’s Human Resources online careers page. Applications should include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and names and contact information of three references.

Applications will be reviewed beginning April 15, 2021 and all applications must be received by April 30, 2021. Specific questions about the application process should be directed to Christine Scaman (christine.scaman@ubc.ca). Please do not send applications by email.

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will, however, be given priority.

Given the uncertainty caused by the global COVID-19 pandemic, applicants must be prepared to conduct interviews remotely if circumstances require.

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