[Job] Teaching postdoc, Women’s and Gender Studies at University of British Columbia

Post-Doctoral Teaching Appointment
Women’s and Gender Studies Undergraduate Program
University of British Columbia

The Women’s and Gender Studies undergraduate program in the Faculty of Arts at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver campus, invites applications for a one-year, non-renewable appointment as a Post-Doctoral Teaching Fellow, from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2012.

Applicants will be within three years of being awarded the PhD, and must have teaching experience. We are looking to appoint a Humanities-based scholar, with specialization in cultural and media studies, theories of representation, post-colonial theory, racialization, or Asian Studies. The successful applicant will teach a total of four undergraduate courses (2 per term), including Introductory Women’s and Gender Studies and an upper-level Special Topics course. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Deadline for completed applications is April 1st, 2011. Please submit, by
mail, a letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, evidence of teaching experience (including course syllabuses and teaching evaluations), sample of written work, CV, and three confidential letters of reference, to:

Dr. Becki Ross, Chair,
Women’s and Gender Studies Program
Jack Bell Building, lower level
2080 West Mall
Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z2

phone: 604 822-3018
Fax: 604 822-9169
Email: becki@interchange.ubc.ca
Website: www.ws.arts.ubc.ca

The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. UBC is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, person of any sexuality or gender identity. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.