2020W Asian Studies Winter Sessional Lectureships

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Application Deadline: July 6th 2020

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers for the 2020 Winter Session to teach one or more of the following courses:

ASIA 200Cultural Foundations of East Asia
ASIA 212Writing About Japan
ASIA 305Asian Horror Cinema: National Nightmares and Specters of Trauma
ASIA 314Premodern Japan
ASIA 315Japan from Feudal to Modern State
ASIA 317The Rise of Korean Civilization
ASIA 326Critical Approaches to Manga and Anime
ASIA 327Korean Popular Music in Context
ASIA 351Modern Chinese Fiction in Translation
ASIA 362Pre-Modern Japanese Fiction (in translation)
ASIA 367Contemporary Korean Culture
ASIA 371Foundations of Chinese Thought
ASIA 430International Relations in Modern East Asia: Korea and Japan
ASIA 444Topics in Modern Japanese Fiction and Cultural History
ASIA 484The History of the Choson Dynasty
CNTO 301Basic Cantonese I
CNTO 303Basic Cantonese II
CNTO 311Basic Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers
KORN 102Basic Korean
KORN 415AKorean Conversation and Composition
KORN 415BKorean Conversation and Composition
PERS 100Basic Persian I
PERS 104Persian Reading and Writing for Persian-Speaking Students
PERS 300Intermediate-High Persian I

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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.

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 this link. The deadline for the receipt of application is July 6th, 2020.

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 salary as of July 1, 2020 is $2,602.04 per credit. 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.