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SESSIONAL LECTURER

INTERMEDIATE KOREAN

Please send application materials to Asia.Jobsearch[at]ubc.ca
Applications are due August 9, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) invites applications for a part-time Sessional Lecturer from September 1 2018 to April 30 2019 (2018 Winter Sessions Term 1 and Term 2) to teach:

Two sections of KORN 200 Intermediate Korean (sections 001 and 002, both terms)

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For more information regarding the department please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/

A minimum of an MA in a related field and experience teaching Korean at a North American college/university level is required.

Applicants should include with their application:

  • curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g.: sample teaching evaluations)
  • names and contact emails of three referees

Please send application materials (electronic copies – Word or PDF files only) to: Asia.Jobsearch@ubc.ca

The deadline for the receipt of application is August 9 2018.

This position is subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Lecturers.” The minimum salary for 2018W will be $6,915.00 per 3-credit course.

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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

SESSIONAL LECTURESHIPS (2018 WINTER)

CHINESE

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Application closes on July 23rd, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers for the 2018 Winter Session to teach one or more of the following courses:

CHIN 131 section 011 (3) Basic Chinese I: Part 1 (Non-Heritage)

CHIN 133 section 008 (3) Basic Chinese I: Part 2 (Non-Heritage)

CHIN 331 section 002 (3) Intermediate Chinese I: Part 1 (Non-Heritage)

CHIN 471 section 005 (3) Later Classical Chinese Poetry (Tang)

CHIN 473 section 005 (3) Later Classical Chinese Poetry (After Tang)

CHIN 484 section 001 (6) Intensive Modern Chinese Literature

For more details on courses please see: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/main?pname=subjarea&tname=subjareas&req=1&dept=CHIN

A minimum of an MA in a related field and teaching experience in a related field at a North American college/university level is required. Salary commensurate with years of experience.

The application dossier should include a letter of interest, CV, and the names and addresses of three referees. All application materials should be submitted online at http://asia.ubc.ca/careers The deadline for the receipt of application is July 23rd, 2018.

For more information regarding the department please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/.

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,915 per 3-credit course. 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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.


SESSIONAL LECTURESHIPS (2018 WINTER)

JAPANESE

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Application closes on July 23rd, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers for the 2018 Winter Session to teach one or more of the following courses:

JAPN 100 (3) Beginning Japanese 1A – 5 sections

JAPN 101 (3) Beginning Japanese 1B – 2 sections

For more details on courses please see:

https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/main;jsessionid=R7+rjUayXIOiMqWG29GYYVzP?pname=subjarea&tname=subjareas&req=1&dept=JAPN

A minimum of an MA in a related field and teaching experience in a related field at a North American college/university level is required. Salary commensurate with years of experience.

The application dossier should include a letter of interest, CV, and the names and addresses of three referees. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/application-form-2018-winter-japn-sessional-lectureships/. The deadline for the receipt of application is July 23rd, 2018.

For more information regarding the department please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/.

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,915 per 3-credit course. 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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.


GRANT TENURE-TRACK INSTRUCTOR POSITION IN THE UBC-RITSUMEIKAN PROGRAMS

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Application closes on June 25, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, at University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus), invites applications for a Grant Tenure-track Instructor position. The successful applicant will have duties divided equally between the Department of Asian Studies and the UBC-Ritsumeikan Programs, which is a partnership between UBC and Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan, and was created in 1991 with the purpose of supporting the academic English learning of students from Ritsumeikan University. This Grant Tenure-track position is fully funded by the UBC-Ritsumeikan Programs, funds external to the University’s general operating budget. For more information on the UBC-Ritsumeikan Programs please visit: http://rits.ubc.ca/. For more information about the Department of Asian Studies, please visit www.asia.ubc.ca.

The workload of the successful applicant will include teaching courses offered through the UBC-Ritsumeikan Programs and the Department of Asian Studies. In addition, the position involves a significant educational leadership role that includes, among other things, academic planning, curriculum development, and innovation. Under the general supervision of the Asian Studies Department Head and the Academic Director of the UBC-Rits Programs, the Instructor will carry out educational leadership work to support the planning, staffing, coordination and delivery of courses in both programs. The normal teaching load of an Instructor is six 3-credit courses over the academic year. Teaching assignments for the UBC-Ritsumeikan program may include undergraduate courses on topics such as Canadian Studies, Asia-Pacific Studies, and Transpacific Culture (for course details visit: http://rits.ubc.ca/programs/courses/); and for Asian Studies may include undergraduate courses on Japanese Literature, Film, or other related topics.

Requirements include: Advanced proficiency in both English and Japanese; a PhD in Canadian History or Literature, Japanese Studies (any field), Transpacific Studies, or a related field; evidence of or demonstrated potential for excellent teaching ability at the post-secondary level in North America; and an interest in global citizenship. Preference will be given to applicants who have experience teaching international students, English as an Additional Language (EAL) and/or coordinating a large academic program, and who have strong collaborative skills and experience. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching, service, and educational leadership.

As this is a grant tenure-track position in the Educational Leadership stream, the successful candidate will be reviewed for reappointment, tenure and promotion in subsequent years in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association for as long as the UBC-Ritsumeikan Program continues (it is now in its 27th year). For a description of the Instructor rank and criteria for reappointment and promotion, please visit http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-relations/collective-agreements/appointment-faculty/. For information about educational leadership at UBC, visit  https://ctlt.ubc.ca/programs/all-our-programs/teaching-and-educational-leadership/.

The application dossier should include a letter clearly indicating the position being sought and outlining potential contributions to the Asian Studies Department and the UBC-Ritsumeikan Programs, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, complete transcripts of post-secondary education, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition, applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation submitted by the same deadline. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/application-form-2018-grant-tenure-track-instructor-position-in-the-ubc-ritsumeikan-programs/.

The starting salary for the position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The deadline for receipt of applications is June 25, 2018.  The anticipated start date of employment is July 1, 2018.

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 will be given priority.


 

KHYENTSE FOUNDATION POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW IN TIBETAN BUDDHIST STUDIES

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Application closes on June 15, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus), invites applications for the Khyentse Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Tibetan Buddhist Studies. The Department of Asian Studies has strengths in a number of areas, including East Asian and South Asian history, religion, literary culture and thought. The interdisciplinary UBC Himalaya Program brings together faculty and students across campus with interests in the Himalayan region. Information about the Department of Asian Studies and faculty research can be found on its website, www.asia.ubc.ca; information about the UBC Himalaya Program is available at https://himalaya.arts.ubc.ca/.

This postdoctoral position is generously funded by the Khyentse Foundation. It is a one-year position, commencing September 1, 2018, potentially renewable for a second year subject to availability of funds, performance appraisal, and approval from the Department. Postdoctoral Fellow appointments, according to UBC Policy #61, are intended to be temporary positions that begin within five years of being awarded the Ph.D. degree. The successful Fellow will teach two courses per year on topics related to Tibetan Buddhism: one undergraduate course, and either an additional undergraduate course or a graduate seminar. The Fellow will be expected to conduct research in Tibetan Buddhism, and such research may include Tibetan Buddhism’s connections to other Buddhist traditions and/or to other research themes in the Himalayan region (for example, but not limited to, art, medicine, social change). The Fellow is expected to work closely with faculty in both Asian Studies and the UBC Himalaya Program throughout the term of appointment.

The starting salary for the position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of research program, a sample chapter or scholarly paper (maximum 30 pages), and evidence of teaching effectiveness. In addition, applicants should arrange to have three signed, confidential letters of recommendation sent separately by the same deadline. All application materials and reference letters should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/application-form-2018-khyentse-foundation-postdoctoral-fellow-in-tibetan-buddhist-studies/.

The deadline for the receipt of applications and letters of recommendation is June 15, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.
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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.


 

SESSIONAL LECTURESHIPS (2018 WINTER)

ASIAN STUDIES

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Application closes on May 31, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers for the 2018 Winter Session to teach one or more of the following courses:

ASIA 250 (3) Introduction to Buddhism

ASIA 307 (3) Korean Language and Writing in Culture and Society

ASIA 314 (3) Premodern Japan

ASIA 315 (3) Japan from Feudal to Modern State

ASIA 317 (3) The Rise of Korean Civilization

ASIA 344 (3) Topics in Japanese Cultural History I: Aristocrats and Warriors

ASIA 346 (3) Topics in Japanese Cultural History II: The Early Modern Age

ASIA 347 (3) Traditional Korean Literature in Translation

ASIA 348 (3) Great Literary Works of Classical India in Translation

ASIA 351 (3) Modern Chinese Fiction in Translation

ASIA 356 (3) Korean Cinema

ASIA 362 (3) Pre-Modern Japanese Fiction (in translation)

ASIA 375 (3) Global Chinese Cinemas

ASIA 386 (3) Chinese Grammar and Usage I

ASIA 396 (3) Chinese Grammar and Usage II

ASIA 402 (3) Language, Writing, and Linguistic Thought in the History of the Sinographic Cosmopolis

ASIA 475 (3) Documenting Punjabi Cinema

For more details on courses please see: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/main?pname=subjarea&tname=subjareas&req=1&dept=ASIA A minimum of an MA in a related field and teaching experience at college/university level is required. Salary commensurate with years of experience.

The application dossier should include a letter of interest, CV, and the names and addresses of three referees. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/application-form-2018-winter-asia-sessional-lectureships/. The deadline for the receipt of application is May 31, 2018.

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,779 per 3-credit course. 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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

CANTONESE

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Application closes on May 31, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers for the 2018 Winter Session to teach one or more of the following courses:

CNTO 311 (3) Basic Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers

CNTO 451 (3) Advanced Cantonese through Popular Culture

For more details on courses please see: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/vancouver/courses.cfm?page=name&code=CNTO

A minimum of an MA in a related field and teaching experience in a related field at a North American college/university level is required. Salary commensurate with years of experience.

The application dossier should include a letter of interest, CV, and the names and addresses of three referees. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/application-form-2018-winter-cnto-sessional-lectureships/. The deadline for the receipt of application is May 31, 2018.

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,779 per 3-credit course. 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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

 

KOREAN

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Application closes on May 31, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers for the 2018 Winter Session to teach the following course:

KORN 102 section 004 (6) Basic Korean

For more details on courses please see: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/main?pname=subjarea&tname=subjareas&req=1&dept=KORN.

A minimum of an MA in a related field and teaching experience at college/university level is required. Salary commensurate with years of experience.

The application dossier should include a letter of interest, CV, and the names and addresses of three referees. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/application-form-2018-winter-korn-sessional-lectureships/. The deadline for the receipt of application is May 31, 2018.

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,779 per 3-credit course. 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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.


 

LECTURER IN CHINESE LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND FILM

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Application closes on May 13, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus) is accepting applications for a Lecturer in Chinese Language, Literature and Film, commencing July 1, 2018.

This is a full-time position for a term of up to three years, which entails a probationary first year. Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association.  The workload for this position includes teaching plus service. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate Chinese Language, Literature and Film courses.

A full-time Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and service assignments, based on a 3-3 load in the Winter sessions and 2 courses in the Summer sessions.

A PhD required but in exceptional circumstances, a Master’s degree in Chinese Literature, Chinese Cinema, or a related field and considerable teaching experience could be considered. The successful candidate is required to have native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English, and extensive teaching experience at the college/university level in North America.  Strong interest and experience in technology-based and/or content-based instruction and in curriculum development, and a strong track record of full participation in team work and program affairs will be assets.  The successful candidates will be expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching, active engagement in professional development and team-based curriculum design/development of teaching materials, perform instructional responsibilities in coordination with other instructors in parallel sections and other levels, as well as fully participate in program affairs and service.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information for three referees. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/application-form-lecturer-in-chin-lang-lit-film/.  The deadline for receipt of application materials is May 13, 2018.

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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For information about the Department, please visit asia.ubc.ca.


 

LECTURER IN CHINESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

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Application closes on April 30, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 5 Lecturer positions in Chinese Language and Literature, commencing September 1, 2018.

These are full-time positions for a term of up to three years, which entails a probationary first year. Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association.

A full-time Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and service assignments, based on a 3-3 load in the Winter sessions and 2 courses in the Summer sessions.

We seek candidates with expertise in teaching classical and modern Chinese, as well as pre-modern and modern Chinese literature to both major/minors and other students. We seek exceptional teachers with a track record of employing innovative pedagogies, such as online teaching and distance learning, community-based learning, creative approaches to teaching, and curriculum/program design. The workload for these positions includes teaching plus service.  Courses can include a combination of advanced content-based lecture courses on Chinese language and literature taught in Chinese, as well as Chinese literature taught in English.

Successful applicants must have native or near-native fluency in both Mandarin Chinese and English; a Master’s degree in Chinese Language and Literature or a closely related field (a Master’s Degree in Chinese Language and Literature Education is preferred); evidence of excellent teaching ability in courses at the post-secondary level in North America; a strong track record of full participation in team teaching and program affairs; commitment to teaching innovations in large classes and content courses; evidence of active student-engagement in teaching; experience in computer-assisted teaching, teaching online courses or developing online course material for literature courses; and evidence of keeping abreast with recent developments in the field and in the development of teaching materials. Individuals with the expertise to teach both pre-modern and modern Chinese literature or both classical and modern Chinese, as well as translation theory, English-to-Chinese translation, and Chinese-to-English translation are particularly encouraged to apply. Teaching expertise in film studies, performing arts, or popular culture will also be assets for the positions. The successful candidates will be expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching, active engagement in professional development and team-based curriculum design/development of teaching materials, perform instructional responsibilities in coordination with other instructors in parallel sections and other levels, as well as fully participate in program affairs and service.

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different content courses (one literature course taught in Chinese and one content course taught in English preferred), lesson plans for each of the lessons shown in the sample teaching videos, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/application-form-2018-lecturer-in-chinese-language-and-literature/.  The deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 2018.

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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


 

LECTURER IN JAPANESE LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

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Application closes on April 30, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 2 Lecturer positions in Japanese Language and Literature, commencing September 1, 2018.

These are full-time positions for a term of up to three years, which entails a probationary first year. Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association.  The workload for these positions includes teaching plus service.  Courses may include a combination of Japanese language courses and either 1) literature courses taught in Japanese or 2) content courses on Japanese literature or culture taught in English. We seek candidates with expertise in teaching modern Japanese language, as well as modern Japanese literature or content courses related to Japan (taught in English) to both major/minors and other students. We seek exceptional teachers with a track record of employing innovative pedagogies, such as online teaching and distance learning, community-based learning, and curriculum/program design.

A full-time Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and service assignments, based on a 3-3 load in the Winter sessions and 2 courses in the Summer sessions.

Successful candidates must have native or near-native fluency in both English and Japanese; a Master’s degree in Japanese Language, Japanese Literature, Asian Studies (concentration: Japanese Studies), or a closely related field; evidence of excellent teaching ability in courses including Japanese language, Japanese literature in translation and Japanese Popular culture at the post-secondary level in North America; a strong track record of full participation in team work and program affairs; experience in computer-assisted teaching, teaching online courses or developing online course material for literature courses; evidence of training in and understanding of higher education theories, including community-based learning, student-centred learning, task-based instruction, and curriculum development. Individuals with the expertise to teach modern Japanese literature, as well as translation theory, English-to-Japanese translation, and Japanese-to-English translation are particularly encouraged to apply. Teaching expertise in film studies, performing arts, or popular culture will also be assets for the position. The successful candidates will be expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching, active engagement in professional development and team-based curriculum design/development of teaching materials, perform instructional responsibilities in coordination with other instructors in parallel sections and other levels, as well as fully participate in program affairs and service.

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different courses, one language course (taught in Japanese) and one content course (taught in English or Japanese), lesson plans for the classes shown in the videos, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/2018-lecturer-in-japanese-language-and-literature/. The deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 2018.

 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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


 

LECTURER POSITIONS IN TEACHING JAPANESE AS A SECOND/FOREIGN LANGUAGE WITH COURSE COORDINATION RESPONSIBILITIES

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Application closes on April 30, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 3 Lecturer positions in teaching Japanese as a second language with course coordination responsibilities, commencing September 1, 2018.

These are full-time positions for a term of up to three years, which entails a probationary first year. Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association.  The workload for these positions includes teaching plus service.  The successful candidates will be expected to teach Japanese Language courses as well as coordinate the teaching of multiple-section courses. In cases where an extraordinary level of additional administrative or service responsibilities are assigned, a 3-credit teaching reduction may be granted.

A full-time Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and service assignments, based on a 3-3 load in the Winter sessions and 2 courses in the Summer sessions.

Successful applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English; a Master’s degree in Teaching Japanese as a Second/Foreign Language; extensive experience in 1) teaching experience of both lower and higher level Japanese language courses at the college/university level in North America; 2) coordinating multiple sections; 3) developing course materials including online course materials; 4) supervising and/or training of new teachers or TAs; 5) organizing outside class language learning and cutlural activities; 6) administering student placement, and a strong track record of full participation in team work and program affairs. Training and experience in computer-assisted learning, community-based learning, student-centred learning, task-based instruction, and curriculum development; experience with teaching higher level topic-specific language courses, including business Japanese, Japanese Media, readings in modern Japanese literature, topics on Japanse language, culture and society is an asset. The successful candidates will be expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching, active engagement in professional development and team-based curriculum design/development of teaching materials, perform instructional responsibilities in coordination with other instructors in parallel sections and other levels, as well as fully participate in program affairs and service.

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different levels or two different streams of Japanese langauge courses, as well as the lesson plans for these classes, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/2018-lecturer-in-teaching-japanese-as-a-second-foreign-language-with-course-coordination/. The deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 2018.

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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


 

LECTURER IN TEACHING JAPANESE AS A SECOND/FOREIGN LANGUAGE

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Application closes on April 30, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 7 Lecturer positions in teaching Japanese as a second/foreign language, commencing September 1, 2018.

These are full-time positions for a term of up to three years, which entails a probationary first year. Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association.    The workload for these positions includes teaching plus service.  The successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate Japanese Language courses.

A full-time Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and service assignments, based on a 3-3 load in the Winter sessions and 2 courses in the Summer sessions.

Successful applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Japanese and English; a Master’s degree in Teaching Japanese as a Second/Foreign Language, Japanese Language Education, Japanese Linguistics or related fields is preferred; extensive experience in teaching both lower and higher level Japanese language courses at the college/university level; evidence of excellent teaching ability; a strong track record of full participation in team work and program affairs. Training and experience in computer-assisted teaching, community-based learning, student-centred learning, task-based instruction, and curriculum development; experience with teaching higher level topic-specific language courses, including business Japanese, Japanese media, readings in modern Japanese Literature, topics on Japanese language, culture and society is an asset. The successful candidates will be expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching, active engagement in professional development and team-based curriculum design/development of teaching materials, perform instructional responsibilities in coordination with other instructors in parallel sections and other levels, as well as fully participate in program affairs and service.

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different levels of Japanese langauge courses and two lesson plans for the classes in the video, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/2018-lecturer-in-teaching-japanese-as-a-second-foreign-language/.  The deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 2018.

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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


 

LECTURER IN TEACHING CHINESE AS A SECOND/FOREIGN LANGUAGE

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Application closes on April 30, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 3 Lecturer positions in teaching Chinese as a second/foreign language, commencing September 1, 2018.

These are full-time positions for a term of up to three years, which entails a probationary first year. Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association.  The workload for these positions includes teaching plus service.  The successful candidates will teach undergraduate Chinese Language courses for heritage and/or non-heritage learners.

A full-time Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and service assignments, based on a 3-3 load in the Winter sessions and 2 courses in the Summer sessions.

Successful candidates must have native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English; a Master’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language, Chinese Language Education, or Chinese Linguistics; extensive teaching experience at the North American college/university level for both lower and higher levels of language courses; evidence of training and a strong background in computer-assisted teaching; extensive experience with development of course materials and online course materials; experience with student placement; training and experience in community-based learning, student-centred learning, task-based instruction, and curriculum development; a strong track record of full participation in team teaching and program affairs. Experience with teaching higher level topic-specific language courses, such as Business Chinese or Chinese Media, is an asset. The successful candidates will be expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching, active engagement in professional development and team-based curriculum design/development of teaching materials, perform instructional responsibilities in coordination with other instructors in parallel sections and other levels, as well as fully participate in program affairs and service.

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different levels or two different streams of Chinese langauge courses, lesson plans for each of the classes in the video, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/2018-lecturer-in-teaching-chinese-as-a-second-foreign-language/.  The deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 2018.

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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


 

LECTURER IN TEACHING CHINESE AS A SECOND/FOREIGN LANGUAGE WITH COURSE COORDINATION RESPONSIBILITIES

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Application closes on April 30, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus) is accepting applications for up to 3 Lecturer positions in teaching Chinese as a second/foreign language with course coordination responsibilities, commencing September 1, 2018.

These are full-time positions for a term of up to three years, which entails a probationary first year. Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track), renewable for successive terms, subject to availability of funds and demonstration of excellence in teaching and service, in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association.  The workload for these positions includes teaching plus service.  The successful candidates will be expected to teach Chinese Language as well as coordinate the teaching of multiple-section courses. In cases where an extraordinary level of additional administrative or service responsibilities are assigned, a 3-credit teaching reduction may be granted.

A full-time Lecturer in the Faculty of Arts is responsible for 24 teaching credits (i.e., eight 3-credit courses) and service assignments, based on a 3-3 load in the Winter sessions and 2 courses in the Summer sessions.

Successful applicants must have native or near-native fluency in Mandarin Chinese and English; a Master’s degree in Teaching Chinese as a Second/Foreign Language; extensive Chinese language teaching experience at the college/university level in North America, for both heritage and non-heritage streams; extensive experience with coordinating multiple sections; experience organizing the preparation of teaching and testing materials; experience with supervision and/or training of new teachers or TAs; experience organizing and teaching overseas programs; experience organizing cultural activities; experience with student placement; evidence of training and a strong background in computer-assisted teaching; training and experience in community-based learning, student-centred learning, task-based instruction, and curriculum development; and a strong track record of full participation in team work and program affairs. Experience with teaching higher level topic-specific language courses, such as Business Chinese or Chinese Media, is an asset. The successful candidates will be expected to maintain an excellent record of teaching, active engagement in professional development and team-based curriculum design/development of teaching materials, perform instructional responsibilities in coordination with other instructors in parallel sections and other levels, as well as fully participate in program affairs and service.

Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

The application dossier should include an application letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, sample teaching videos for two different levels or two different streams of Chinese language courses, lesson plans for each of the lessons shown in the sample teaching videos, and other evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should also provide the names and contact information for three referees who could provide confidential letters of recommendation. Applicants are required to upload their teaching demos to Youtube and to send the links as part of their application submission. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/2018-lecturer-in-teaching-chinese-as-a-second-foreign-language-with-course-coordination/.  The deadline for receipt of application materials is April 30, 2018.

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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


 

SHENG YEN EDUCATION FOUNDATION POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN CHINESE BUDDHISM

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Application closes on March 15, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus), invites applications for the Sheng Yen Education Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhism.  The Postdoctoral Fellow will have opportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research.  The Department of Asian Studies has strengths in a number of areas, including especially East Asian history, religion, literary culture and thought.  Information about the Department and faculty research can be found on its website, www.asia.ubc.ca.

 

This postdoctoral position is generously funded by the Sheng Yen Education Foundation. It is a one-year position, commencing July 1, 2018, potentially renewable for an additional year subject to availability of funds, performance appraisal, and approval from the Department. Postdoctoral Fellow appointments, according to UBC Policy #61, are intended to be temporary positions that begin within five years of being awarded the Ph.D. degree. The successful Fellow will be expected to teach two courses per year on topics related to Buddhism: one undergraduate course, and either an additional undergraduate course or a graduate seminar. The Fellow will be expected to conduct research in Chinese Buddhism, and such research may include Chinese Buddhism’s connections to other Buddhist traditions in Japan, Korea and Vietnam. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

The application dossier should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of research program, a sample chapter or scholarly paper (maximum 30 pages), and evidence of teaching effectiveness. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/sheng-yen-postdoctoral-fellowship-2018/. Three confidential letters of recommendation are to be submitted online by the referees at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/sheng-yen-postdoctoral-fellowship-2018-recommendation/.  The deadline for the receipt of applications and letters of recommendation is March 15, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval.  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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply.


 

ASIAN STUDIES –SESSIONAL LECTURESHIPS (2018 Summer)

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Application closes on February 16, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers for the 2018 Summer Session to teach one or more of the following courses:

 

ASIA 250 (3) Introduction to Buddhism

ASIA 356 (3) Korean Cinema

 

For more details on courses please see: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/Vancouver/courses.cfm?code=ASIA

A minimum of an MA in a related field and teaching experience at college/university level is required. Salary commensurate with years of experience.

The application dossier should include a letter of interest, CV, and the names and addresses of three referees. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/sessional-lectureships-2018-s/.

The deadline for the receipt of application is February 16, 2018.

 

For more information regarding the department please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/

 

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,779 per 3-credit course. 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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.


 

ASIAN STUDIES –SESSIONAL LECTURESHIPS IN JAPANESE LANGUAGE (2018 Summer)

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Application closes on February 16, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers in Japanese Language for the 2018 Summer Session to teach one or more of the following courses:

 

Term 1 (May 14 – June 29, 2018)

JAPN 100 (3) Beginning Japanese IA

JAPN 101 (3) Beginning Japanese IB

 

Term 2 (July 3 – August 18, 2018)

JAPN 100 (3) Beginning Japanese IA

JAPN 101 (3) Beginning Japanese IB

 

For more details on courses please see: http://www.calendar.ubc.ca/Vancouver/courses.cfm?code=JAPN

Successful applicants are required to have native or near-native fluency in Japanese, a Master's degree in Applied Linguistics or Language Education or an applicable field, and teaching experience at college/university level. Salary commensurate with years of experience.

The application dossier should include a letter of interest, CV, and the names and addresses of three referees. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/apply-japn-sessional-2018-s/ The deadline for the receipt of application is February 16, 2018.

 

For more information regarding the department please visit: http://www.asia.ubc.ca/

 

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,779 per 3-credit course. 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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.


 

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR WITHOUT REVIEW IN PERSIAN LITERARY CULTURE AND CIVILIZATION

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Application closes on February 28, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for an Assistant Professor without Review in the field of Persian Literary Culture and Civilization. The Assistant Professor without Review will have opportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research and to contribute to a growing program in Persian Language and Literature and Persianate Civilization. The Department of Asian Studies has strengths in a number of areas, including South Asian history, religion and literary culture. Information about the Department and faculty research can be found on its website, www.asia.ubc.ca.

The Assistant Professor without Review will be appointed for one year, beginning July 1, 2018, with the possibility of renewal for up to two additional years, subject to funding and performance review. Applicants must have a PhD in Persian Literature or a related subject, and be able to teach courses in Classical Persian Literature in English Translation, History of Persian(ate) Civilization, and/or Iranian Cinema. The successful candidate will teach 12 credits (four single-semester undergraduate courses or sections) per year, and thus a strong commitment to teaching excellence at the undergraduate level is required.  The successful candidate is expected to provide evidence of excellence in research, as demonstrated by published contributions or potential contributions to scholarship in their field.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The application dossier should include: a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a sample chapter or scholarly paper (maximum 30 pages), and evidence of teaching effectiveness. All application materials should be submitted online at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/assistant-professor-persian-lit-apply/. Three confidential letters of recommendation are to be submitted directly by the referees at https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/assistant-professor-persian-lit-letter/. The deadline for the receipt of applications and letters of recommendation is February 28, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.

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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.


 

TIANZHU CHARITABLE FOUNDATION POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP IN EAST ASIAN BUDDHISM

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Application closes on March 1, 2018

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia, invites applications for the Tianzhu Charitable Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in East Asian Buddhism. The Postdoctoral Fellow will have opportunities to interact with UBC colleagues on teaching and research. The Department of Asian Studies has strengths in a number of areas, including especially East Asian history, religion, literary culture and thought. Information about the Department and faculty research can be found on its website, www.asia.ubc.ca

 

This postdoctoral position is generously funded by the Tianzhu Charitable Foundation. It is a one-year position, commencing July 1, 2018, potentially renewable for an additional year subject to availability of funds, performance appraisal, and approval from the Department. Appointments as a Postdoctoral Fellow, according to UBC Policy #61 are intended to be temporary positions that begin within five years of being awarded the Ph.D. degree. The successful Fellow will be expected to teach two courses per year on topics related to Buddhism: one undergraduate course, and either an additional undergraduate course or a graduate seminar. The Fellow will be expected to conduct research in East Asian Buddhism. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

The application dossier should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, description of research program, a sample chapter or scholarly paper (maximum 30 pages), and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Three confidential letters of recommendation are to be sent separately. The deadline for the receipt of applications is March 1, 2018, however the position will remain open until filled. All applicants should submit their application materials to https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/tianzhu-postdoctoral-fellowship-2018/.  Letters of recommendation should be submitted electronically to https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/tianzhu-postdoctoral-fellowship-2018-recommendation/.

 

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. 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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

 


 

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS
Summer 2018

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Application closes on March 31, 2018

Date of Posting:          March 15, 2018

Courses: 

ASIA 211 Sex, Sexual Ethics, and Asian Religions

ASIA 312: Buddhism in Korea

ASIA 250 Introduction to Buddhism

ASIA 258 Religion in South Asia

ASIA 304 Survey of South and Southeast Asian Performing Arts

ASIA 312 Buddhism in Korea

ASIA 320 History of Early China

ASIA 327 Korean Popular Music in Context

ASIA 329 Gender in Southeast Asia

ASIA 343 Film in South Asia

ASIA 354 Introduction to Japanese Cinema

ASIA 355 History of Chinese Cinema

ASIA 356 Korean Cinema

ASIA 367 Contemporary Korean Culture

ASIA 371 Foundations of Chinese Thought

ASIA 451 Modern Chinese Authors in Translation

ASIA 456 History and Culture of Taiwan

CHIN 134 921 – Intensive Basic Chinese I (Non-Heritage)
CHIN 234 951 – Intensive Basic Chinese II (Non-Heritage)

JAPN 100 921/ 922 - Beginning Japanese IA
JAPN 100 951/952 -Beginning Japanese IA
JAPN 101 921/ 952 - Beginning Japanese IB
JAPN 200 951 - Beginning Japanese II A
JAPN 201 951 - Beginning Japanese II B

Required qualifications:

  • High level of fluency in the language/subject to be taught
  • Ability to prepare teaching materials
  • Training or previous experience in language teaching, or at least a B.A. with specialization in the relevant language desirable


Period of Employment:

Term 1:      May 14th – July 1st 2018

Term 2:      July 2nd – August 26th 2018


General nature of the duties:

Preparation of and instruction in the class, discussion periods, tutorial sessions, review sessions and lectures; keeping class records; setting, marking and providing feedback on examinations, tests and assignments; holding office hours; invigilating exams and assisting instructors to conduct oral exams; management and maintenance of a website and Connect; duplicating materials; ordering and obtaining AV equipment; demonstrating procedures or setting up demonstrations.

Current salary:

Graduate Teaching Assistant I (Doctoral) or equivalent:            $31.92/hour

Graduate Teaching Assistant II (Masters) or equivalent:            $30.71/hour

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA1):                               $17.16/hour


Application Procedure:

If you are interested and think that you qualify, please fill out an application here: https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/ta-form-2018-s/


The deadline for submission is
March 31, 2018.

 

You will be informed about the result of your application by the Administrator. Please note that generally it is impossible to make firm decisions about appointments until the enrollments are known at the end of the registration period.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.   We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.


 

TEACHING ASSISTANTSHIPS
WINTER 2018

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Application closes on April 30, 2018

Date of Posting:               March 15, 2018

Courses:      

ASIA 101--- Introduction to Modern Asia

ASIA 211---Sex, Sexual Ethics, and Asian Religions

ASIA 250---Introduction to Buddhism

ASIA 254---Sex, Gender, and Sexuality in Japanese Literature and Film

ASIA 301--- Buddhism in the Modern Era

ASIA 303--- Mahayana Buddhism

ASIA 304---Survey of South and Southeast Asian Performing Arts

ASIA 308--Myth, Ritual and Epic in Ancient India

ASIA 311--- Tibetan Buddhism

ASIA 313--- Tibetan and Himalayan Culture and Society

ASIA 314---Premodern Japan

ASIA 315---Japan from Feudal to Modern State

ASIA 316--- Race and Ethnicity in Japanese Literature and Film

ASIA 320--- History of Early China

ASIA 325--Hong Kong Cinema

ASIA 326--Critical Approaches to Manga and Anime

ASIA 327---Korean Popular Music in Context

ASIA 341--Classical Chinese Literature in Translation

ASIA 345--- Chinese Film Classics

ASIA 351---Modern Chinese Fiction in Translation

ASIA 354---Intro to Japanese Cinema

ASIA 355---Chinese Cinema

ASIA 356---Korean Cinema

ASIA 364---Modern Japanese Literature in translation

ASIA 367--- Contemporary Korean Culture

ASIA 371---Foundations of Chinese thought

ASIA 372--- Development of Traditional Chinese Thought

ASIA 375 - Global Chinese Cinemas

ASIA 381--- Daoist (Taoist) Religion and Its Philosophical Background

ASIA 382--- Buddhism in China

ASIA 387--- Japanese Religions

ASIA 390---History of the Indian Ocean World

ASIA 410--- International Relations in Premodern East Asia

ASIA 411--- Chinese Political Thought and Institutions

ASIA 451--- Modern Chinese Authors in Translation

 

CHIN 131/133---Basic Chinese I: Part 1/Part 2 (Non-Heritage)

CHIN 141/143---Basic Chinese I: Part 1/Part 2 (Heritage)

CHIN 134/234---Intensive Basic Chinese I/II (Non-Heritage)

CHIN 231/233---Basic Chinese II: Part 1/Part 2 (Non-Heritage)

CHIN 241/243---Basic Chinese II: Part 1/ Part 2 (Heritage)

CHIN 331/333---Intermediate Chinese I: Part 1/ Part 2 (Non-Heritage)

CHIN 461---Early Classical Chinese Poetry (to Han)

CHIN 463---Early Classical Chinese Poetry (Han to Tang)

CHIN 471---Later Classical Chinese Poetry (Tang)

CHIN 473---Later Classical Chinese Poetry (after Tang)

CHIN 481/483---Modern Chinese Literature 1/2

CHIN 491/493---Classical Chinese I/II (Heritage)

 

CNTO 301/303---Basic Cantonese I/ II

CNTO 311---Basic Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers

 

JAPN 100/101---Beginning Japanese IA/ IB

JAPN 160/260---Intensive Beginning Japanese I/II

JAPN 200/201---Beginning Japanese II A/II B

JAPN 320/321---Intermediate Japanese I A/ I B

JAPN 322/323---Intermediate Japanese II A/ II B

 

KORN 102---Basic Korean -Term 1/2

KORN 200---Intermediate Korean – Term 1/2

KORN 301/302---Readings in Korean Topics I / II

 

PUNJ 102/200---Intro / intermediate Punjabi - Term 1/2


Required qualifications:

  • High level of fluency in the language/subject to be taught
  • Ability to prepare teaching materials
  • Training or previous experience in language teaching, or at least a
    B. A. with specialization in the relevant language desirable

 

Period of Employment:

Term 1:     September 1-December 31, 2018

Term 2:      January 1- April 30, 2019


General nature of the duties:

Preparation of and instruction in the class, discussion periods, tutorial sessions, review sessions and lectures; keeping class records; setting, marking and providing feedback on examinations, tests and assignments; holding office hours; invigilating exams and assisting instructors to conduct oral exams; management and maintenance of a website and Connect; duplicating materials; ordering and obtaining AV equipment; demonstrating procedures or setting up demonstrations.


Current salary:

Graduate Teaching Assistant I (Doctoral) or equivalent:            $31.92/hour

Graduate Teaching Assistant II (Masters) or equivalent:            $30.71/hour

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant (UTA1):                               $17.16/hour

 

Application Procedure:

 

If you are interested and think that you qualify, please fill an application form at:https://asia.air.arts.ubc.ca/ta-form-2018-w/

 

The deadline for submission is April 30, 2018.

 

You will be informed about the result of your application by the Administrator. Please note that generally it is impossible to make firm decisions about appointments until the enrollments are known at the end of the registration period.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity.   We encourage all qualified applicants to apply.