Sessional Teaching for 2024W Term 1

Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program – Sessional Teaching for 2024W Term 1 (September 1 to December 31, 2024)

Posted: February 28, 2024

The Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies Program (ACAM) is now accepting applications for a sessional position in 2024W Term 1 (4 instructional months; September 1 to December 31, 2024). The successful candidate will teach the following course:

ACAM250 001 – Asian Canadians in Popular Culture (Tues/Thurs, 3:30-5pm)

Applications must include the following items:

  • Brief cover letter outlining your experience for the position
  • Curriculum Vitae, which includes a record of experience and a detailed list of all postsecondary courses taught (course name and number, length, credit value, dates, and teaching responsibilities)
  • A sample outline for this course (maximum 1 page)
  • Transcript of your academic record if you do not yet hold a PhD
  • Names and contact emails of two referees

Please send your application package to by April 30, 2024 (11:59pm).


Preference will be given to applicants with a Ph.D. and experience in teaching at the college or university level, but applicants without a PhD who are ABD will also be considered.  The minimum salary for a 3-credit course in the Faculty of Arts is $9,280.70.


Deadline for applications: April 30, 2024 (11:59pm)

All positions are subject to funding and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement and Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Lecturers.” In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.  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.