Hiring: Sessional Lectureships for Winter 2016

PHIL – Sessional Lectureships (2016 Winter)

The Department of Philosophy invites applications for part-time sessional lectureships for the 2016 Winter Session, Terms 1 and 2, in the teaching of the following PHIL courses:

2016 Winter Term 1 (Sept – Dec 2016)

PHIL 102 002 Introduction to Philosophy II (3 credits)                      

PHIL 220 003 Symbolic Logic I (3 credits)

PHIL 349 002 Philosophy of Religion (3 credits)

PHIL 433 003 Biomedical Ethics (3 credits)

2016 Winter Term 2 (Jan – Apr 2017)

PHIL 320  Symbolic Logic II (3 credits)

PHIL 375  Philosophy and Literature (3 credits)

PHIL 385  Existentialism (3 credits)

PHIL 460  Philosophy of Science (3 credits)

For more details on these courses, please see:


A minimum of ABD or PhD in Philosophy is required and preference will be given to applicants with post-secondary teaching experience and a record that provides evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants from both inside and outside UBC are encouraged.

Applicants should include the following in their application package:

  • A cover letter indicating clear relevance of expertise to the course
  • A curriculum vitae that includes a record of experience and a detailed list of all post-secondary courses taught including name, length, credit value, and teaching responsibilities
  • Evidence of teaching effectiveness
  • Sample course outline(s)
  • Confidential letters of reference from three referees

Applicants should send application materials to:

Erika Yep

Department Administrator

Department of Philosophy


Deadline: 4:00pm, Tuesday, June 28, 2016.

For information about the department, please visit https://philosophy.ubc.ca/

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” The current minimum salary is $6,264 per 3-credit course. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. 

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