Sessional Lecturer Positions: Summer Session 2017

The Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies invites applications to teach the following courses in Summer Session 2017.

Term I (May 15 – June 22, 2017)

ITAL 101-921 (3)       First-Year Italian I: T & TH 9:00am – 12:00pm
SPAN 101-921 (3)      Beginners’ Spanish I: T & TH 1:00pm – 4:00pm
SPAN 201-921 (3)      Intermediate Spanish I: M & W 5:00pm – 8:00pm

Term II (July 4 – August 11, 2017)

FREN 102-921 (3)      Beginners’ French II: T & TH 2:00pm – 5:00pm
FREN 112-921 (3)      Intermediate French II: M & W 6:00pm – 9:00pm
FREN 112-922 (3)      Intermediate French II: T & TH 6:00pm – 9:00pm
ITAL 102-922 (3)       First-Year Italian II: T & TH 10:00am – 1:00pm
SPAN 202-921 (3)      Intermediate Spanish II: M & W 5:00pm – 8:00pm

All applicants must provide:

  • a letter of application, including i) a list of courses to which the application relates, ii) a statement of teaching philosophy, iii) an indication of availability throughout the relevant term;
  • an up-to-date CV, including a detailed list of post-secondary courses previously taught.

External applicants should additionally provide:

  • if available, peer evaluations of teaching;
  • names and contact information of 3 referees.

Minimum qualifications: M.A. or equivalent in related area and post-secondary teaching experience. Ph.D. students in the FHIS Department who have passed candidacy are in principle eligible to apply. Preference will be given to applicants with a doctorate.

All positions are governed by UBC’s “Agreement and Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Lecturers” and are offered subject to funding and adequate enrolments.  Scheduled days and times are also subject to change.  Only candidates being considered for appointment will be contacted.

Please apply by email to: Dr. Ralph Sarkonak, Acting Head, Department of French, Hispanic and Italian Studies, UBC:, with a copy to

Deadline for applications: Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply.

(Posted on March 2, 2017)