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The Department of Anthropology Deadline for submitting the 2023 Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowship application is October 14, 2022 at 4:00 pm.


Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships

The UBC Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships are provided annually from the Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund for Advanced Studies and are available for most fields of research. The number of awards offered presently varies between three and five per year.

Value: an annual stipend of $50,000 for a maximum of two years plus a travel and research allowance of $4,000 over two years.

The application and nomination process is briefly summarized below.  Refer to the Application Guide and Nomination Guide posted on our Killam webpage for complete details.


UBC Vancouver (UBC-V)

For complete application and nomination details, as well as detailed eligibility requirements, refer to our webpage.  Please visit:


Please use the link below to submit your applications to the department for nomination by October 14, 2022 at 4:00 pm.


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June 21, 2022

Anthropology Sessional Teaching — Winter 2022-23


The Department of Anthropology seeks applicants for Sessional Summer appointment. Salary depends on rank and experience.  Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Anthropology or Archaeology or have been advanced to full candidacy by the application deadline (Thursday, July 7, 2022).


Ph.D. candidates at UBC must have the approval of their supervisors for taking up sessional positions and have the authorization of the Faculty of Graduate Studies (GP+S) to teach as sessional instructors.  Please access the forms here: Supervisor’s Approval - Sessional Instructor and GP+S Permission to Teach Form. 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 may be cancelled.

Subject Course Creds Days Met Start Time End time Short Title
ANTH 206 (Online) 3 M-W 11:00 AM 12:30 PM WITCHES
ARCL 424 3 M-W 3:30 PM 5:00 PM CRM

Please ensure that you submit your applications:*For up to date schedule information, please check:  ARCL 2022-23 Winter Session


Applications must include a current CV, a course outline and reading list for each proposed course, the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three referees in a single pdf file.

For current UBC graduate students, you must also include the completed signed Supervisor’s Approval - Sessional Instructor form with your Sessional application package.


The deadline for submitting applications: July 7, 2022.

Completed applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting on that date and continuing until the position is filled.


All positions are subject to availability of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” (


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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

EPourmohammadi/2022 June 21

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