Sessional Lecturer Positions 2023W

Updated on November 1

Note: The courses listed below are subject to budgetary approval, conditional upon satisfactory enrolment and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members”.  Scheduled days of the week, times and assigned rooms are also subject to change. For the most up to date schedule, visit Course Schedule – UBC Student Services.


Term 2:  January 8 to April 12, 2024

Examination period:  Tuesday, April 16 to Saturday, April 27, 2024


GEOG/ENST 313 201 Environmental Justice and Social Change (3)

The impact of urban development on the natural environment and vice versa. Study of the ecology and metabolism of cities and green urban design, using global and local case studies. Term 2, WF, 12:30pm-2:00pm, CEME 1202, in-person course


Deadline to apply for this course is 15 November 2023


Applicants can email their applications to


Application should be prepared and upload in the following order in a single PDF file (maximum size 15MB):

  • a cover letter addressed to the Head, Geraldine Pratt, highlighting previous teaching or relevant experience;
  • sample course outline;
  • names and contact information of three referees;
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and interests;
  • evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • one-page statement about their experience working with a diverse student body and their contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion.


Doctoral students who wish to apply must submit a proposal indicating the benefits of teaching and impact of teaching to their current progress in the program. Proposal should then be endorsed and signed by their supervisor/s. Only endorsed proposal will be considered.


For further information, please contact Connie Cheung, Recruit and Appointment Co-ordinator, at


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 of Canada will be given priority.