The Department of Educational Studies has openings for Sessional Lecturers (Tutors), to work with the lead instructors with delivery of the following two 3-credit online courses in the Adult Learning and Global Change (ALGC) Program for the upcoming 2022-23, Winter Term 2 (note specific dates for each course).
EDST 575, Work and Learning (January 9-March 17, 2023), requires two Sessional Lecturers (Tutors), to work with the lead instructor in delivering the course. This is a required course in the MEd in Adult Learning and Global Change (ALGC) program. Each tutor will lead discussions within the course, comprised of students from the collaborating universities (Linköping University, Sweden and University of Western Cape, South Africa), grade assignments, and collaborate with the other tutor and lead instructor on course-related matters. Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in adult education (or closely related area), have experience with online learning, preferably using Microsoft SharePoint and Office 360. Tutors must be knowledgeable of, and understand the international research literature on work and learning, and be open to working with diverse students across different universities.
EDST 540B, Locating Oneself in Global Learning (February 13-April 21, 2023), requires two Sessional Lecturers (Tutors), to work with the lead instructor in delivering the course. This is a required and final course in the MEd in Adult Learning and Global Change (ALGC) program. The tutors will lead small group discussions (in discussion forums as well as synchronously on Zoom) within the course, comprised of students from the collaborating universities, mark assignments and collaborate with other instructors on course-related matters as determined by the lead instructor. Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in adult education (or closely related area), have considerable experience with online learning. The tutor must be knowledgeable of the research literature on adult learning and education in the context of current economic, environmental, political, cultural, social, and other changes affecting the planet.
Letters of application should contain the following items: a completed Sessional Application Form, a current CV, a completed Post-Secondary Teaching Experience Form and recent teaching evaluations, if available. Applicants should also include the names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of three referees. Forms can be obtained from the department website at https://edst.educ.ubc.ca/jobs/.
Information on the ALGC program can be found at this link.
For questions about the program, please contact:
Dr. Kari Grain, Coordinator
Adult Learning and Global Change Program
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. Remuneration will be consistent with the sessional lecturer pay scale which can be found at http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-relations/collective-agreements/salary-agreement/#4.
Please send applications electronically to:
Shermila Salgadoe, Administrative Manager
Faculty of Education, Department of Educational Studies
Deadline for receiving applications: Monday, October 3, 2022
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.