2022 Asian Studies Winter Sessional Lectureships

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Application deadline: May 31, 2022

Date of posting:          May 13, 2022


The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers for the 2022 Winter Session to teach one or more of the following courses:

ASIA 100 (3)Introduction to Traditional Asia
ASIA 101 (3)Introduction to Modern Asia
ASIA 200 (3) Cultural Foundations of East Asia
ASIA 212 (3)Writing About Japan
ASIA 250 (3)Introduction to Buddhism
ASIA 304 (3)Survey of South and Southeast Asian Performing Arts
ASIA 305 (3)Asian Horror Cinema: National Nightmares and Specters of Trauma
ASIA 314 (3)Premodern Japan
ASIA 315 (3)Japan from Feudal to Modern State
ASIA 323 (3)History of Cantonese Worlds
ASIA 326 (3)Critical Approaches to Manga and Anime
ASIA 341 (3) Classical Chinese Literature in Translation
ASIA 351 (3)Modern Chinese Fiction in Translation
ASIA 355 (3)History of Chinese Cinema
ASIA 361 (3) Modern Chinese Fiction in Translation II
ASIA 364A (3) Modern Japanese Literature in Translation
ASIA 367 (3)Contemporary Korean Culture
ASIA 368 (3) Modern Literatures of South Asia in Translation
ASIA 376 (3) The Sikhs: Formations, Contexts, and Historical Development
ASIA 377 (3)History of Korean Thought
ASIA 386 (3)Chinese Grammar and Usage I
ASIA 389 (3)Life Writings of South Asian Diasporic Women
ASIA 396 (3)Chinese Grammar and Usage II
ASIA 430 (3)International Relations in Modern East Asia: Korea and Japan
CHIN 481 (3)Modern Chinese Literature I (Heritage)
CNTO 301 (3)Basic Cantonese I
CNTO 303 (3) Basic Cantonese II
CNTO 311 (3)Basic Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers

For more details on courses and course schedules please see: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/courseschedule?sesscd=W&sessyr=2022

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 http://asia.ubc.ca/careers. The deadline for the receipt of application is May 31, 2022.

For more information regarding the department please visit: http://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 $7,962 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.