2024 Asian Studies Winter Sessional Lectureships

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Application deadline: June 9th, 2024 (the form will close at 11:45 p.m.)

Date of posting: May 24th, 2024

The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver Campus), invites applications for part-time sessional lecturers for the 2024 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 305 (3)Asian Horror Cinema: National Nightmares and Specters of Trauma
ASIA 314 (3)Premodern Japan
ASIA 320 (3)History of Early China
ASIA 323 (3)History of Cantonese Worlds
ASIA 325 (3)Hong Kong Cinema
ASIA 326 (3)Critical Approaches to Manga and Anime
ASIA 327 (3)Korean Popular Music in Context
ASIA 355 (3)History of Chinese Cinema
ASIA 363 (3)Fiction and Film from Modern Taiwan
ASIA 364 (3)Modern Japanese Literature in Translation
ASIA 367 (3)Contemporary Korean Culture
ASIA 386 (3)Chinese Grammar and Usage I
ASIA 396 (3)Chinese Grammar and Usage II
ASIA 411 (3)Chinese Political Thought and Institutions
ASIA 429 (3)Rebels, Martyrs, and Outlaws in Early Modern Japan
ASIA 430 (3)International Relations in Modern East Asia: Korea and Japan
ASIA 456 (3)History and Culture of Taiwan
CNTO 311 (3)Basic Cantonese for Mandarin Speakers
JAPN 100 (3)Beginning Japanese IA
JAPN 101 (3)Beginning Japanese IB
JAPN 453 (3)Readings in Modern Japanese Literature
PERS 104 (3)Persian Reading and Writing for Persian-Speaking Students
PERS 300 (3)Intermediate-High Persian I
PERS 301 (3)Intermediate-High Persian II
PERS 400 (3)Persian Short Fiction for Native and Heritage Speakers
TIBT 100 (3)Introduction to Tibetan I
TIBT 101 (3)Introduction to Tibetan II
TIBT 300 (3)Classical Tibetan I
TIBT 301 (3)Classical Tibetan II

For more details on courses please see: https://courses.students.ubc.ca/browse-courses/subject/ASIA_V

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. The deadline for the receipt of application is June 9th, 2024.

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.” 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.