University of British Columbia

Job Title

Dodson Visiting Professor 


Opening Date: 02/22/2018
Closing Date: 03/23/2018

Job Description

The Dodson Visiting Professor will be welcomed into the research culture at the iSchool and will be expected to attend research talks and events, interact with doctoral students, and present research at an open colloquium. This position also offers the opportunity to work with talented and motivated graduate students in the iSchool by teaching up to two courses.


Applicants will normally hold a doctoral degree, and are expected to be employed in an institution of higher education to which they will return following their visit. Visiting appointments will be made in accordance with UBC’s Policy 42 and are subject to approval by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada.

Supplemental Information:

The professorship provides funding for one term in the amount of CAD $15,000, which can be supplemented through teaching (up to two 3-credit courses) to reach a combined total of CAD $30,000.

How to Apply

Kindly address all inquiries and applications, comprising a letter of interest and a current CV, by email to, attention: Dr. Luanne Freund, Director of the School of Library, Archival, and Information Studies (SLAIS), iSchool at UBC. Documents should be sent as separate files (in .pdf or Word format) via email to the same address, with “DODSON VISITING PROFESSORSHIP” in the subject line.

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