There are no postings at this time.
Teaching Assistant Positions, 2017W
The Department of Geography is accepting applications for 2017W(1,2) TA positions. To view a list of the available positions and the application form, click here(.pdf) or click here(.doc) (first-time TA applicant to our Department) and for return TAs, click here(.pdf) or click here(.doc) (returning Geography TA). For information on Vantage TA positions in Geography, click here.
To apply, email a copy of your resume and the completed application form to geog...@ubc.ca by April 30th. Only successful candidates will be contacted.
Hiring decisions are made in accordance with UBC’s hiring practices (http://www.hr.ubc.ca/) and the collective agreement made between UBC and CUPE 2278 (http://www.hr.ubc.ca/wp-content/uploads/CUPE-2278-2014-2019-NI.pdf).
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply. The positions listed in the links noted above are subject to budgetary approval, conditional upon satisfactory enrollment. Scheduled days of the week, times and assigned rooms are also subject to change.
Sessional Lecturer Positions
NOTE: Course offerings updated on February 23, 2017
The courses listed below are subject to budgetary approval, conditional upon satisfactory enrolment and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members”. Scheduled days of the week, times and assigned rooms are also subject to change.
Term 1: September 5 to December 1, 2017
Examination Period: December 5-20
|GEOG 380 – 101||Introduction to the Geography of Asia||3.0 credits|
|A comparative regional analysis stressing the historical development and changing cultural, economic, and political patterns of the area. Special reference to India, Indonesia, China, and Japan.|
|Term 1, Monday, 6:30 – 9:30 pm , GEOG 200|
|GEOG 412 – 101||Water Management: Theory, Policy, and Practice||3.0 credits|
|Interdisciplinary analysis of critical water issues, in Canada and internationally. Focus on social science perspectives. Emphasis on presentation, research, and essay-writing skills.
Prerequisite: GEOG 310.
|Term 1, Wednesday, 9:00 – 12:00 pm, GEOG 201|
Term 2: January 3 to April 6, 2018
Examination period: April 10-25
|GEOG 350 – 201||Introduction to Urban Geography||3.0 credits|
|City systems and theories of urban location; internal spatial structure of the city; commercial and industrial location; social areas; neighbourhood and land use change; urban trends and public policy.|
|Term 2, Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 9:00 – 10:00 am, GEOG 200|
|GEOG 357 – 201||Introduction to Social Geography||3.0 credits|
|The development of social and behavioural geography, focusing on how places, landscapes, and enviromments both reflect and shape social life.|
|Term 2, Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 12:00 – 1:00pm, GEOG 200|
By E-MAIL c/o Connie Cheung, Recruitment and Appointment Coordinator head...@geog.ubc.ca
Applications should include a cover letter addressed to the Head, Marwan Hassan, highlighting previous teaching or relevant experience; an up-to-date curriculum vitae that lists the names and contact information of three referees; sample course outline; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Please email theses document preferably as one PDF attachment. Only candidates being considered for appointment will be contacted.
Doctoral students who wish to apply must submit a proposal indicating the benefits of teaching and impact of teaching to their current progress in the program. Proposal should then be endorsed and signed by their supervisor/s. Only endorsed proposal will be considered.
Deadline: 24 March 2017
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.
There are no postings at this time.
Work Study/Work Learn Program
Geography students can gain practical experience in their field as Research Assistants, Lab Assistants and Library Assistants through a variety of Work Study Positions.There are a few Work Study/Work Learn positions available in our Department currently.Guidelines:
- For Work Study, undergrads have to be enrolled in at least 9 credits per term; graduate students have to be paying full-time fees
- For Work Learn, international undergraduate students have to be enrolled in full-time, degree-seeking studies; international graduate students not eligible.
For more information, go to www.students.ubc.ca/careers.