SESSIONAL LECTURER POSITIONS (ADHE) for Summer Session – 2024/2025

SESSIONAL LECTURER POSITIONS for Summer Session – 2024/2025

The Department of Educational Studies will offer sessional lecturer positions for the 2024/2025 Summer Session. 


Summer Term 1 Online – 3.0 credits per section, May 13 – June 20, 2024

ADHE 327, Teaching Adults – 3 sections

ADHE 328, Institutions of Adult Education – 3 sections

ADHE 329, Developing Short Courses, Workshops & Seminars – 3 sections

ADHE 330, The Community Practice of Adult Education – 2 sections

ADHE 412, An Overview of Adult Education – 3 sections



To be eligible to teach courses at a 300 or 400 level, applicants must hold a masters or doctoral degree (or be enrolled 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 30 students enrolled in online 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” including in-person meeting with students if needed; academic counselling of students; exam invigilation duties; and reporting grades. Preference will be given to applicants who can contribute to the existing strengths of ADHE courses in terms of mode of delivery, maintaining academic integrity, and helping our students learn most up-to-date knowledge in the field.


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 and Graduate Advisor.


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 electronically to:


Holly-Kate Collinson-Shield, Administrative Manager

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Education

Education Centre at Ponderosa Commons

6445 University Boulevard

Vancouver B.C. V6T 1Z2


Deadline for applications: Friday, February 23, 2024


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.