Date: March 14th, 2017 ___________________________________________________________________________

To: Anthropology Faculty, Sessional Faculty, and Anthropology Ph. D. Candidates

From: Anthropology Department Head: Dr. Michael Blake,

Re: Anthropology Sessional Teaching — Summer 2017 

The Department of Anthropology seeks applicants for Sessional Summer 2017 appointments.

Salary depends on rank and experience.  Applicants must hold a Ph. D. or have been advanced to full candidacy by the application deadline.  Ph. D. candidates at UBC must have the authorization of the Faculty of Graduate Studies to teach as sessional instructors.  The settlement of any outstanding fees may be a precondition for such authorization.

Appointment is subject to budgetary funding and a minimum enrollment of 35 students is normally required by the Faculty of Arts; courses with enrollments below that number will be cancelled.

For up to date schedule information, please check:

Summer 2017:

ARCL 140 921 “Bones: The Origins of Humanity” Tue & Thu 10am-1pm Term 1

ARCL 228 921 “Forensic Anthropology” Tue & Thu 10am-1pm Term 2

ANTH 100 922 “Introduction to Cultural Anthropology” Mon & Wed 9am-12pm Term 1

ANTH 378 002 “Anthropology of Media” Mon & Wed 11am-2pm Term 2

Please ensure that you send your applications to    

Applications must include a C.V., an outline and reading list for each proposed course, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three referees.  The deadline for submitting applications: Friday, March 28, 2017

All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.  Only candidates being considered for appointment will be contacted.