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Job: Cultural Studies, Intersectionality & Media – Lecturer, UBC Okanagan (Deadline: Mar. 15, 2021)

The Department of English and Cultural Studies at UBC’s Okanagan campus invites applications for a Lecturer in Cultural Studies whose research focuses on intersectionality and media. The successful candidate will be appointed for 12 months. The expected start date is September 1, 2021.

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.

We seek an individual to teach the following courses in our undergraduate Cultural Studies program in the Winter and Summer terms. The teaching load would be sevencourses per year.

Multiple sections of CULT 100 (Media and Popular Cultures in Global Context) per Winter term.  Please refer to the calendar description

CULT 325 (Media and the Politics of Identity) in the first Winter term

One course in summer term – either CULT 100 or CULT 325.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Cultural Studies or a cognate field, evidence of an active research profile in media studies, and prior university teaching experience. (ABDs will be considered only with scheduled defense date).  

Applications must include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (which might include a teaching portfolio, student evaluations, peer teaching reviews, professional development of teaching, teaching awards and nominations). Candidates must include the names of three references.

Inquiries can be sent to Dr. Michael Treschow, English and Cultural Studies Department Chair, at

Applications must be received no later than March 15, 2021.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

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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