Sessional Lecturer Positions

Sessional Lecturer Positions - Summer Terms 1 & 2

UPDATE: the application deadline has passed and we are no longer accepting applications 

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, invites applications from outstanding individuals for teaching undergraduate courses within the Department of Computer Science.  The positions are open for individuals with a proven track record in teaching and education.  Having a PhD is an advantage, but it is not a strict requirement.

The Department seeks one or more Sessional Lecturers to teach individual courses in summer term 1 (May 14 to June 29, 2018) and/or summer term 2 (July 3 to August 18, 2018).

The Department will consider applicants with previous teaching experience in a post-secondary setting and we will consider applicants whose abilities cover a broad range of topics and levels.  A Master’s or equivalent in Computer Science or related areas is required, with a strong preference to applicants who possess a PhD.

Recognized as the top computer science department within western Canada and consistently ranked within the top three in the country, the Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia is also known internationally for excellence in research and its emphasis on an outstanding environment for undergraduate learning.  For more information, please visit our website at

Applicants should submit their resume, statement of teaching, evidence of teaching ability (such as student and/or peer evaluations), and the names and contact information of two references. Applications may be submitted online.

The preferred start dates are May 1, 2018 or July 1, 2018. 

The website will remain open for submissions through the end of the day on February 6, 2018. The website may remain open past that date at the discretion of the recruiting committee. All applications submitted while the website remains open will be considered.

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. 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.  Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.  Please indicate your legal status to work in Canada.