The Department of Educational Studies will offer a limited number of sessional instructor positions for the 2016 Summer Session: Term 1 (May 16-June 24), Term 2A (July 4-July 22)

Summer Term 1 – One credit per course for Secondary program

EDST 403/307 Education, Knowledge, and Curriculum on Tuesdays from 1:00-3:00 in PCOH

EDST 403/308 Education, Knowledge, and Curriculum on Tuesdays from 1:00-3:00 in Scrf

EDST 404/308 Ethics and Teaching, on Thursdays from 1:00-3:00 in PCOH

Summer Term 2A – One credit per course for Elementary program

EDST 404/975 Ethics and Teaching, Tuesdays & Thursdays from 8:30-10:30 in PCOH – French

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 UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional and Part-time Faculty Members.”

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:  Monday, March 21, 2016


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.