Sessional Instructors – ADHE Courses, Summer 2019

The Department of Educational Studies is inviting applications for Sessional Instructors to teach additional sections of the following courses:

Summer Term 1-Online – 3 credits

ADHE 327/93S – Teaching Adults
ADHE 327/93T – Teaching Adults
ADHE 329/93S – Developing Short Courses, Workshops & Seminars
ADHE 329/93T – Developing Short Courses, Workshops & Seminars

To be eligible to teach courses at a 300 or 400 level, applicants must hold a masters or doctoral degree or have been admitted to candidacy in a doctoral program. Preference is given to applicants with PhD (or ABD) degree in adult education or in a field/discipline relevant to the course title.  Experience teaching in an online environment is preferred. There will be approximately 35-37 students enrolled in these courses.

Course instructor duties may include some or all of the following: familiarizing yourself with the course management system, updating course materials and assignments, monitoring and directing online discussions, teaching, preparation and involvement in discussion periods and tutorials; marking assignments and exams; providing feedback to students; being available during “office hours”; academic counselling of students; exam invigilation duties; and reporting grades.


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 masters or 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:  Deadline for applications:  Friday, January 25, 2019

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.