University of British Columbia, Department of Computer Science

Position ID:UBC-ComputerScience-SESSIONAL2023W [#24868]
Position Title: Sessional Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Vancouver, British Columbia V6T, Canada [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Computer Science / All areas
Appl Deadline:2023/06/03 02:59AMhelp popup* finished (2023/05/18, finished 2023/12/09)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Sessional Lecturer Position – Winter 2023 term 1 and term 2

The University of British Columbia (Vancouver), invites applications from outstanding individuals for teaching courses within the Department of Computer Science. The Department seeks multiple Sessional Lecturers to teach individual courses in winter term 1 (September to December, 2023) and/or winter term 2 (January to April 2024).

A variety of opportunities are available in Sep-Dec 2023 and Jan-Apr 2024 depending on final scheduling. Potential courses include APSC 160 and CPSC 100, 103, 107, 121, 203, 210, 213, 221, 304, 310, 313, 314, 317, 319, 320, 322, 330, 340, 404, 411, 416, 417, and 430.(Course descriptions are available at The Department will consider applicants with previous teaching experience in a post-secondary setting and we will consider applicants whose abilities cover a broad range of topics and levels. A Masters or equivalent in Computer Science or related areas is required, with a preference to applicants who possess a PhD. We welcome applications from computer scientists who are active in industry, and in some cases, it may be possible to arrange evening lecture sections to accommodate work schedules.

Recognized as the top computer science department within western Canada and consistently ranked within the top three in the country, the Department of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia is also known internationally for excellence in research, its emphasis on evidence-driven approaches to active learning, and a supportive and collaborative teaching environment. We seek applicants who want to join us in our goal of guiding all of our students to achieve their potential. For more information, please visit our website at

Applicants should submit their resume, statement of teaching, evidence of teaching ability (such as student and/or peer evaluations), and the names and contact information of two references. Applications may be submitted online at:

The website will remain open for submissions through the end of the day on Friday, June 2nd, 2023. All applications submitted while the website remains open will be considered. Appointments for winter term 1 run September 1 to December 31, 2023 and those for term 2 run January 1 to April 30, 2024. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Please indicate your legal status to work in Canada.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
email address
201-2366 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC Canada V6T 1Z4