Sessional Lecturer Positions: Winter Session 2017

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

Term I (September 1 – December 31, 2017)

FREN 122-106 (3)       Contemporary French Language and Literature I: MWF 13:00-14:00
FREN 122-107 (3)       Contemporary French Language and Literature I: MWF 14:00-15:00
FREN 122-108 (3)       Contemporary French Language and Literature I: MWF 15:00-16:00

SPAN 201-106 (3)       Intermediate Spanish I: MWF 15:00-16:00
SPAN 301-102 (3)       Advanced Spanish I: MWF 12:00-13:00

ITAL 101-102 (3)        First-Year Italian I: MWF 11:00-12:00
ITAL 101-104 (3)        First-Year Italian I: T TH 9:30-11:00
ITAL 101-106 (3)        First-Year Italian I: MWF 10:00-11:00

PORT 101-101 (3)       First-Year Portuguese I: MWF 9:00-10:00
PORT 201-101 (3)       Second-Year Portuguese I: MWF 11:00-12:00

Term II (January 1, 2018 – April 30, 2018)

SPAN 302-202 (3)       Advanced Spanish II: MWF 14:00-15:00

ITAL 101-201 (3)        First-Year Italian I: MWF 12:00-13:00
ITAL 101-203 (3)        First-Year Italian I: T TH 14:00-15:30
ITAL 102-204 (3)        First-Year Italian II: T TH 9:30-11:00
ITAL 102-205 (3)        First-Year Italian II: MWF 10:00-11:00
ITAL 325-201 (3)        Italian Translation: T TH 15:30-17:00

PORT 102-201 (3)       First-Year Portuguese II: MWF 9:00-10:00
PORT 202-201 (3)       Second-Year Portuguese II: MWF 11:00-12:00

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: Tuesday, May 30, 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 May 15, 2017)