EDST 540A – Sessional Lecturer (Tutor)

The Department of Educational Studies has an opening for a Sessional Lecturer (Tutor), to assist the instructor with delivery of the following 3-credit online course in the Adult Learning and Global Change (ALGC) Program for the upcoming 2024-25 Winter Term 1 (August 12-November 29, 2024). The pay for this appointment will be at the current Sessional Lecturer rate.
EDST 540A, Locating Oneself in Global Learning, requires a Sessional Instructor (Tutor), to assist the Instructor with delivering the course. This is a required and first course in the MEd in Adult Learning and Global Change (ALGC) program. The tutor will lead small group discussions within the course, comprised of students from the collaborating universities, and assist with marking and other course-related matters as determined by the Instructor. Applicants should hold a doctoral degree in adult education (or closely related area), have considerable experience with online learning, preferably using Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365. 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. Information on the ALGC program can be found at this link.


Application Procedure

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/.


For further information about this position, please contact:

Dr. Kari Grain, Coordinator
Adult Learning and Global Change Program

Email: kari.grain@ubc.ca

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 for the assignment will be consistent with the sessional pay scale which can be found at http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-relations/collective-agreements/salary-agreement/#4.


Please send applications electronically to:

Holly-Kate Collinson-Shield, Administrative Manager

Faculty of Education, Department of Educational Studies

Email: edst-jobs.educ@ubc.ca


Deadline for applications:  Friday 21st June, at 8:00 AM



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.


If you require any accommodations during the application or hiring process, please contact Holly-Kate Collinson-Shield.


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.