INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS – EDST 401 & EDST 403 – Winter 2018/2019

The Department of Educational Studies will offer sessional instructor positions for the 2018/19 Winter Session.

Winter Term 1 – 3 credits per course for Secondary program: September 4 to November 9 & *November 26 to December 7. B.Ed. Candidates will be on practicum from November 12-23 (inclusive).

EDST 401/001 Education, School, and Social Institutions; M & W 8:30-10:00; *M & W 8:00-10:00
EDST 401/007 Education, School, and Social Institutions; M & W 1:00-2:30; *M & W 1:00-3:00
EDST 401/008 Education, School, and Social Institutions; M & W 1:00-2:30; *M & W 1:00-3:00
EDST 401/009 Education, School, and Social Institutions; M & W 3:00-4:30; *M & W 3:00-5:00
EDST 401/102 Education, School, and Social Institutions; Tuesdays 2:00-5:00
EDST 401/104 Education, School, and Social Institutions; Mondays 1:00-4:00
EDST 401/108 Education, School, and Social Institutions; Fridays 1:00-4:00
EDST 401/109 Education, School, and Social Institutions; Wednesdays 1:30-4:30
EDST 401/110 Education, School, and Social Institutions; Wednesdays 1:00-4:30

Winter Term 2 – 1 credit per course:

EDST 403/103 Education, Knowledge Curriculum; Tuesdays 2:00-4:00
EDST 403/105 Education, Knowledge Curriculum; Mondays 1:00-3:00 – French Language

To be eligible to teach courses at 400 level, applicants must hold a doctoral degree (or at least have achieved doctoral candidacy) in a discipline relevant to the course title. Preference will generally be given to applicants with relevant elementary or secondary teaching experience or with other demonstrated achievement in interpreting the content of the disciplines in relation to the concerns of beginning teachers. 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 may 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 during office hours.

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

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 B.C. V6T 1Z2

or electronically to:

Deadline for applications:  Monday, June 25, 2018

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 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.