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Job: Lecturer in English, non-tenure track (UBC Okanagan; deadline: 19 July 2019)

Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies

Department of English and Cultural Studies


The Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies invites applications for a Lecturer in English commencing September 1, 2019, with an emphasis on Communication, Composition, and Rhetoric.  This positions will deliver first year English courses and will take an active part in administering and developing the first year program in the Department of English and Cultural Studies. 

Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e., non-tenure track) with the possibility of renewal for successive terms, subject to availability of funding and demonstration of excellence in teaching in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association.

The facultyis committed to transformative student learning through outstanding teaching and research, and through enriched educational experiences; to research excellence; and to community engagement that enhances economic, social and cultural well-being in practice. We are equally committed to enhancing and drawing from the special characteristics of UBC and the Okanagan Campus, which includes a creative arena for inter- and multi-disciplinary study; and a diverse, cross-cultural space that integrates the local, regional, national and global.  

Candidates must have a completed Ph.D. in English or a closely related field, and a proven track record of outstanding teaching in the field. Preference will be given to those with expertise in multilingual literacy and language acquisition. Expertise in Indigenous inclusive pedagogy and/or teaching experience in related fields such as WID (Writing in the Disciplines) or EAL (English as an Additional Language) would be an asset.

The successful candidate will teach first year English, specifically ENGL 109: Studies in Composition for English Language Learners.  


To apply for this position please visit the link –

Applications will consist of:

  • a cover letter outlining potential contributions to the Faculty 
  • a statement of teaching philosophy
  • an up-to-date curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • a sample of recent teaching evaluations

In the case of new applicants to UBCO, applications must also include:

  • a transcript of academic records
  • the names and contact information of three academic references

Inquiries can be sent to the Head of English and Cultural Studies, Dr. Michael Treschow, at  

The deadline for applications is July 19, 2019.

All positions are subject to funding.

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.

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