Recruitment

Faculty Positions

There are no postings at this time.

 

Sessional Lecturer Positions

Sessional Lectureship for Winter 2018-19

16 July 2018

GEOB 103 – 101  Our Changing Environment: Water and Landscapes  3.0 credits
Physical processes acting at the Earth’s surface; water cycle; landforms; human impacts.
Term 1, Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 10:00 – 11:00, GEOG 100

Deadline: 16 August 2018

Please see below posting for instructions on how to apply.

 

22 June 2018

Term 1: September 4 to November 30, 2018
Examination period: December 4 to December 19

GEOB 200 – 101  Atmospheric Environments  3.0 credits
Physical principles underlying weather and climates. Thermal, moisture and wind climates at scales from valleys to the globe. Daily weather, air pollution, global change.
Term 1, Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 11:00 – 12:00, GEOG 200

GEOB 204 – 101  Introduction to Biometeorology  1.5 credits
Basic principles and processes of climatology. Energy and water balance concepts. Weather systems and climate change, microclimate of soils, crops, forests, and animals. Equivalency: APBI 244
Term 1, Monday/Wednesday/Friday, 12:00-13:00, MCML 160

GEOG 350 – 99A  Urban Worlds  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 A, Online – Distance Education

Term 2: January 2 to April 4, 2019
Examination period: April 8 to April 26

GEOB 103 – 201  Our Changing Environment: Water and Landscapes  3.0 credits
Physical processes acting at the Earth’s surface; water cycle; landforms; human impacts.
Term 2, Tuesday/Thursday, 9:30 – 11:00, GEOG 100

GEOG 311 – 201  Urban Environments  1.5 credits
The impact of urban development on the natural environment and vice versa. Study of the ecology and metabolism of cities and green urban design, using global and local case studies.
Term 2, Tuesday/Thursday, 14:00 – 15:30, GEOG 200

 

Application:
Application should be submitted in a single, bookmarked PDF file and title as indicated, c/o Connie Cheung, Recruitment and Appointment Coordinator headasst@geog.ubc.ca
E-Mail title: LASTNAME: sessional application 2018W
Document title: LASTNAME_sessional_application_2018W

Applications should include (in the following order): 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; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

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: 22 JULY 2018

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
Only candidates being considered for appointment will be contacted.
Note: 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.

 

Postdoctoral Positions

There are no postings at this time.

 

Staff Positions

There are no postings at this time.

 

Teaching Assistant Positions

Summer 2018:

The Department of Geography is accepting applications for 2018 Summer, for GEOB 103 (192 hours) and GEOG 352 (64 hours).

To apply, send an e-mail indicating your interest to graduate.program@geog.ubc.ca.  Include a brief paragraph or two about relevant qualifications, experience, or expertise.   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.

Winter 2018:

Submit your application to work as a Teaching Assistant (TA) in the Department of Geography.  Applications will be accepted until noon, May 14th, 2018.  There are positions in term 1 (Sept – Dec 2018) and term 2 (Jan – Apr 2019).  Full instructions on how to apply appear in the documents linked below.

New TAs

Returning TAs

A few reminders:

  • Make sure you use the correct application document.  If you have never TA’d in our department before, use the “New TAs” link.  If you have TA’d in our department before (GEOG / GEOB courses), use the “Returning TAs” link
  • Please read through the application document carefully.  It is rather long, but it contains essential information on our hiring practices, procedures, and on what to expect.
  • New TAs are required to participate in introductory TA training, just before the start of term 1 (late Aug or early Sept).  Ongoing training for all TAs is also offered throughout the year. Expect more details about TA training in June.
  • TA positions will be finalized in early June, with contracts likely sent out in late June.
  • If you have any questions about TA positions in the department, email graduate.program@geog.ubc.ca

To apply, e-mail your completed application form graduate.program@geog.ubc.ca.  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.

 

 

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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.