University of British Columbia

Job Title

12-month Lecturer (Full-Time -2 positions)


Opening Date: 02/28/2018
Closing Date: 03/28/2018

Job Description

The iSchool (School of Library, Archival and Information Studies) at the University of British Columbia invites applications for two full-time lecturer positions, beginning July 1, 2018. Lecturer positions are non-tenure track appointments – one position is an initial three-year term, the second position can be filled for a term of up to three years.


Job Duties

A full-time lecturer is responsible for the equivalent of 24 teaching credits (i.e. eight 3-credit courses). Additional responsibilities may include curriculum development, student advising and community outreach.


Applicants are expected to hold a Ph.D. or to have successfully defended prior to the start of the appointment, and should have knowledge to teach in one or more of the following areas: digital technologies, digital preservation, information systems, digital libraries, librarianship, management of information organizations, and/or library services.

Supplemental Information:

The School offers a Master of Library and Information Studies (MLIS), Master of Archival Studies (MAS), a joint MAS/MLIS, a multidisciplinary Master of Arts in Children’s Literature (MACL), and a doctorate in library, archival and information studies leading to the awarding of a Ph.D. The School also offers courses at the undergraduate level in the Bachelor of Media Studies Program. The iSchool is an internationally recognized school, located at UBC, a premiere research institution in Canada.

How to Apply

Visit the UBC Faculty Careers website (Job ID 29084) to apply, and submit a curriculum vitae and teaching portfolio. Applications require 3 letters of reference, which should be forwarded via email to by March 28, 2018. Enquires may be addressed to Dr. Heather O’Brien. UBC is committed to equity and diversity, and encourages 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.

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