Sessional Lecturer Positions

Sessional Lecturer Positions for Summer 2019

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The Department of Linguistics seeks to fill a number of part-time Sessional Lecturer positions for the 2019 summer academic session. UBC MA/PhD students are eligible to apply to assist with the following courses:

Term 1
May - June, 2019

LING 100 Intro to Language and Linguistics
T,Th - 1:00 - 3:00 PM

*Please note that the section above is not confirmed, and will only be offered if enrollment is sufficient to do so.


Term 2
July - August, 2019

LING 100 Intro to Language and Linguistics
T,Th - 1:00 - 3:00 PM
LING 222 Language Acquisition
T,Th - 2:00 - 5:00 PM


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 Applicants must have a PhD (or be ABD in good standing – all PhD requirements except for the dissertation) in a related area. Preference will be given to applicants with post-secondary teaching experience and a record that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness in this or related fields. Applicants must be eligible to teach under Policy 75 ( and Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies’ Permission to Teach ( Please also indicate if you are employed elsewhere on campus.


The application dossier should include a letter of interest, CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and addresses of three referees. All application materials should be submitted online at Applications will be reviewed shortly after April 7, 2019, and will continue until the positions are filled.



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All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Lecturers.” Effective July 1, 2018, the minimum salary is $6,915 per 3-credit course. All courses are subject to a minimum enrolment. If this enrolment is not attained prior to the start of classes, the course may be cancelled.



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.


Sessional Lecturer Positions for Winter 2019 (September 2019 to April 2020)

More information will be posted shortly.

More information will be posted shortly.