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Lecturer in Cultural Studies (12-Month)

University of British Columbia Okanagan

The Department of English and Cultural Studies at UBC’s Okanagan campus invites applications for a Lecturer in Cultural Studies whose research focuses on intersectionality and media. The successful candidate would be appointed for 12 months, and teach the following courses in our undergraduate Cultural Studies program in the Winter and Summer terms. The teaching load would be 7courses per year:

Multiple sections of CULT 100 (Media and Popular Cultures in Global Context); CULT 325 (Media and the Politics of Identity); and One course in summer term - either CULT 100 or CULT 325.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Cultural Studies or a cognate field, evidence of an active research profile in media studies, and prior university teaching experience. (ABDs will be considered only with scheduled defense date).

To apply for this position, please visit the link

Applications must include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (which might include a teaching portfolio, student evaluations, peer teaching reviews, professional development of teaching, teaching awards and nominations). Candidates must include the names of three references.

Inquiries can be sent to Dr. Michael Treschow, English and Cultural Studies Department Head, at

Applications must be received no later than March 15, 2021.

Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e., non-tenure-track) with the possibility of renewal for successive terms, subject to availability of funding and demonstration of excellence in teaching in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association.