INSTRUCTOR POSITION, 2017 Summer Session

The Department of Educational Studies has the following opening for an instructor to teach in the Educational Administration and Leadership (EDAL) graduate program for Summer Term 1.

EDST 532 – Leadership in Educational Organizations – NVIT cohort


This course is offered to participants in the M.Ed. program in Educational Administration and Leadership. It will be offered on 5 Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Location: Merritt, B.C.

To be eligible to teach this course, the applicant must hold a doctoral degree/has achieved doctoral candidacy in a discipline relevant to the course title or have extensive experience and knowledge in educational leadership. Applicant should include a short summary of and rationale for the kind of course the applicant would offer under this title. Preference will generally be given to an applicant with relevant elementary or secondary teaching/leadership experience or with other demonstrated achievement in interpreting the content of the disciplines in relation to the concerns of teacher-leaders or aspiring and newly appointed vice-principals and principals.

Course instructor duties may include: teaching, holding regular office hours, marking assignments and exams, reporting grades and attending orientation meetings as well as follow-up sessions, where applicable. Duties also involve some or all of the following functions: preparation and involvement in seminars, lectures, discussion periods and tutorials; invigilation duties; and academic counseling of students associated with the offering of the course.

Application Procedure
Letters of application should contain the following items: the Department Sessional application form, a current CV, the Post Secondary Teaching Experience Form and teaching evaluations if available.  New applicants should also include the names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of three referees.  Forms are obtainable from the department website at

If you would like further academic information, please contact:
Dr. Michael Marker, Cohort Advisor, NVIT Cohort


Please note that, as per the Germaine Agreement on the conditions of appointment for sessional and part-time faculty members (February 29, 2012), doctoral candidates and applicants with completed doctoral degrees will be adjudicated together in one pool of applications

The offers made to doctoral candidates are subject to permission from the research supervisor, Graduate Advisor, and the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies via

All positions are subject to enrollment minimums and budgetary approval, and are governed by

Part 7 of the Collective Agreement on Conditions of Appointments for Sessional Faculty Members the remuneration for the assignment will be paid at the sessional pay scale at

Please send applications to:
Shermila Salgadoe, Administrative Manager
Faculty of Education, Department of Educational Studies
Education Centre at Ponderosa Commons
6445 University Boulevard
Vancouver BC, V6T 1Z2

Or electronically to:

Deadline for applications:  Thursday, March 9 2017


UBC 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, aboriginal 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; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

Due to the number of applications we receive, we are not able to confirm receipt of submissions over the phone or by mail, nor can we provide the status of applicants except to those who are selected.