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The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy (EDCP) offers various opportunities for employment, most commonly for part-time teaching or supervision in the teacher education program. We encourage interested Sessional (part-time faculty) and Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) applicants to apply for specific positions advertised below. For policies used for hiring within the Department, please refer to the Sessional policy and GTA policy.
Applicants interested in tenure track, full-time faculty positions are encouraged to periodically browse this page, the Faculty of Education’s Job Postings , and UBC’s Department of Human Resources . The Department also advertises periodically for Adjunct Faculty and Postdoctoral Fellows. Seconded (from School Board) Faculty positions are advertised by the Teacher Education Office . Potential staff should refer to Human Resources .
The University of British Columbia is committed to the principles of Employment Equity and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. In January 2007, EDCP approved an Affirmative Action Plan and committed to accommodating diversity in hiring practices with systemic changes in culture and curriculum of certificate, diploma, teacher education, and graduate programs. People of aboriginal descent, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are invited to identify themselves as members of these designated groups. Please feel free to use the Voluntary Declaration form and attach to this to your cover letter or resumé.
Due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to confirm receipt of submissions over the phone or through the mail, nor can we provide the status of applicants except to those who are selected for an interview.
Also, due to scheduling and workload changes and plans within the Department, deadlines for applications may change and new job postings may be uploaded. We will try to indicate these changes but it is the responsibility of potential applicants to check the website periodically for changes.
The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy will offer a limited number of Teaching Assistant appointments for the 2015-16 academic year. Deadline for applications are noted within each posting.
The Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy will offer a limited number of Sessional teaching appointments for the 2015-16 academic year. Deadline for applications are noted within each posting.
For career resources and various advertisements for teaching at the post-secondary level, all students seeking employment are encouraged to consult UBC Career Services , CAUT Bulletin , Chronicle of Higher Education , and University Affairs . EDCP graduate students seeking K–12 teaching positions are encouraged to consult Education Canada and Teaching Jobs.com .
For more information on hiring policies and employment opportunities for faculty and GTAs at UBC, please see
- UBC Equity Office
- UBC Policies (including Employment Equity Policy #2, Adjunct Faculty Appointments Policy #44, Appointment of Graduate Students to Teach w/ BoG Approval Policy #75)
- UBC Department of Human Resources
- UBC Faculty Relations
- Postdoctoral Fellows at UBC
- Faculty Association of UBC
- CUPE 2278 (GTA Union)