Vancouver, British Columbia, ca
Company: The University of British Columbia
Published on 2021-05-16 01:54:29

Job Category

Faculty Bargaining

Job Title



UBCO | Faculty | Department of Community, Culture and Global Studies | Irving K. Barber Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (Michael Evans)

Posting End Date

May 31, 2021

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the Posting End Date above.

Anthropology –Lecturer Position

The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a 12-month lecturer position in anthropology in the department of Community, Culture and Global Studies. The expected start date is August 1, 2021.

We seek applicants with a PhD in Anthropology or related discipline, relevant university teaching experience, and evidence of ability and commitment to teaching excellence in the field of environmental anthropology including the areas of political ecology, development, sustainability and the Anthropocene.

The candidate may be expected to teach some of the courses, in online format. This is a full-time position term position and courses will be assigned in Winter session Terms 1 and 2 and also Summer Session Term 1 2022. The successful applicant should be prepared to teach undergraduate courses, including (but not limited to) the following:

ANTH 100 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology

ANTH 245 Culture and Environment

ANTH 345 Living in the Anthropocene

ANTH 350 Ethnography of Special Area

ANTH 445 Political Ecology

ANTH 490 Topics in Anthropology

UBC is one of the world’s leading universities, and is consistently ranked in the top 40. The university has two distinct campuses, one in Vancouver and one in Kelowna. UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the city of Kelowna, has over 9,000 students in seven faculties, with strong undergraduate and graduate programs. Situated in the heart of the Okanagan Valley, one of the most scenic regions in Canada, it offers an intimate learning environment and excellent opportunities for regional, national, and international scholarly activities.

Community, Culture and Global Studies, at UBC’s Okanagan campus, is housed in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Social Sciences. The Faculty offers both discipline-based and interdisciplinary programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The collegial learning environment in the Faculty focuses on effective teaching, critical and creative scholarship, and the integration of scholarship and teaching. We are committed to an ethos of local involvement, global engagement, and intercultural awareness and we provide a positive, inclusive, and mutually supportive working and learning environment for all our students, faculty, and staff. To learn about the Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Social Sciences, go to https://fass.ok.ubc.ca/

For more information about UBC resources and opportunities, please visit http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-staff-resources/.

Please contact the Department Head, Dr. Mike Evans (mike.evans@ubc.ca) for additional information.

Complete applications should include:

A cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy; and evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g. recent teaching evaluations, if any), the names of three referees who have agreed to submit letters of reference if requested.

All documents must be submitted in a single PDF file.

The deadline for receipts of applications is May 31, 2021. All appointments are subject to budgetary approval. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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