Computer Science – Lecturer | Competition COSC-2014C
The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan
Campus, invites applications for a 1-year term appointment as lecturer without review in Computer Science. The position is renewable for up to 3 years and has a start date of August 1, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.
Applicants must have a Master’s or Ph.D. in Computer Science or a closely related field, relevant
post-secondary teaching experience, and evidence of ability and commitment to teaching
excellence. The lecturer will teach courses in the undergraduate program, including first-year
introduction to computer science for both arts and science majors. The successful candidate will
be expected to bring innovation to such teaching, coordinate undergraduate and graduate
teaching assistants, and perform additional duties in service to the unit.
UBC is one of the world's top universities. The university has two distinct campuses, one in
Vancouver and one in Kelowna. UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the city of Kelowna, at the
heart of the Okanagan Valley has over 8,400 students in six Faculties, including strong graduate
programs at all levels. Kelowna is connected by direct flights to major Canadian and USA cities
and the region is considered one of the most desirable regions to live in Canada.
How to Apply
Complete applications should include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching
philosophy and evidence of teaching ability, as well as three letters of reference. These letters
and the applications should be sent as e-mail attachments to Ms. Ashlee Robinson (email:
firstname.lastname@example.org) Please put the competition title on the subject line of the e-mail and
declare whether you are legally entitled to work in Canada.
The reviewing of applications will begin July 12, 2014, and continue until the position is
filled. All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.
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. Government regulations require that Canadians and
permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.