2023 Asian Studies Winter Sessional Lectureships (CHIN)

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Application deadline: August 6, 2023 (11:45 pm)

Date of posting:          July 21, 2023

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers for the 2023 Winter Session (September 1, 2023 – April 30, 2024) to teach one or more of the following courses:

  • CHIN 131 (3 credits) – Basic Chinese I: Part 1 (Non-Heritage)
  • CHIN 335 (3 credits) – Intermediate Chinese II: Part 1 (Non-Heritage)
  • CHIN 337 (3 credits) – Intermediate Chinese II: Part 2 (Non-Heritage)
  • CHIN 435 (3 credits) – Business Chinese I (Heritage)
  • CHIN 481 (3 credits) – Modern Chinese Literature I (Heritage)
  • CHIN 485 (3 credits) – Contemporary Chinese Fiction in Film

For more details on courses and course schedules please see https://courses.students.ubc.ca/cs/courseschedule.

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 email addresses of three referees. Other optional evidence of teaching effectiveness can be submitted as well, e.g., links to unaltered teaching video(s), official teaching evaluation reports, etc. All application materials should be submitted online. The deadline for the receipt of application is August 6th, 2023.

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

Applicants must be physically located and legally able to work in Canada for the duration of the appointment. 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.