Sessional Lecturer Positions - Summer Terms

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.  Specific courses of interest include CPSC 110, 121, 210, 213, 221, 304, 313, 320, 322 and 340.  A Masters or equivalent in Computer Science or related areas is required, with a preference to applicants who possess a PhD.  We welcome applications from computer scientists who are active in industry, and in some cases it may be possible to arrange evening lecture sections to accommodate work schedules.

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, its emphasis on evidence-driven approaches to active learning, and a supportive and collaborative teaching environment.  We seek applicants who want to join us in our goal of guiding all of our students to achieve their potential.  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 at:

The website will remain open for submissions through the end of the day on Friday, February 1, 2019. 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. Update: the application deadline has been extended until further notice. 

Appointments run May 6 to June 28, 2019 for summer term 1 and July 2 to August 17, 2019 for summer term 2.

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.

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