Career Opportunities

Sessional Lecturer (2018 W) – Application Deadline June 6, 2018

Sessional Lecturer (2018W) -Application Deadline June 22, 2018


Sessional Lecturer – 2018W

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has opportunities for part-time sessional lecturer appointments for the 2018-19 academic year. Applications are invited for any of the following courses:

Applications Due June 6, 2018
Term 1 Term 2 Course Name
APSC 261 Technology and Society I
APSC 262 Technology and Society II
CHBE 262 Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry Laboratory
APSC 182 Matter & Energy I
APSC 183 Matter & Energy II
Applications Due June 22, 2018
Term 1 Term 2 Course Name
CHBE 362 Process and Environmental Engineering Laboratory
IWME 503 Chemical and Biological Industrial Water Treatment Design

Hiring for these positions will depend upon departmental requirements, budgetary approval and, in some cases, minimum enrolment figures.

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Candidates should have

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or related field. Related experience in a research or industrial setting is beneficial.
  • Relevant teaching experience at the post‐secondary level.


  1. Interested applicants must include:
  2. A letter of application or indication of preferences noting availability, and course number.
  3. A current CV including relevant educational background, teaching and research experience, and training, publications, and/or awards and qualifications for teaching.
  4. Indicate P.Eng. status.
  5. Names and full contact information of at least two referees able to speak to applicant’s teaching qualifications.Applications and supporting material should be emailed to

Graduate students applying should be aware of UBC Policy 75 and Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements, Graduate Studies Procedures – Permission to Teach.  Submit with your application, a Request for Permission to Teach PTT (complete with signatures) which the Department will submit to Graduate Studies when/if required.    

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, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.  Please indicate clearly on your application whether you are legally entitled to work in Canada. Positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

All sessional lecturer positions will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.”The survey information will not be used to determine eligibility for employment, but will be collated to provide data that can assist us in understanding the diversity of our applicant pool and identifying potential barriers to the employment of designated equity group members. Your participation in the survey is voluntary and anonymous. This survey takes only a minute to complete. You may self-identify in one or more of the designated equity groups. You may also decline to identify in any or all of the questions by choosing “not disclosed”.

Applicants are asked to complete the following equity survey:

Posting Date:   May 7, 2018 and May 22, 2018