Sessional Lecturer Summer Positions 2020

The Department of Classical, Near Eastern, and Religious Studies is now accepting applications for Sessional positions in Summer 2020.

Subject to budgetary and enrolment considerations, the successful candidates will teach the following courses:

ARBC 101 – Intro to the Grammar and Vocabulary of Classic Arabic          

Summer Term 1 (TTh 18:00-21:00)

ARBC 102 – Intro to the Grammar and Vocabulary of Classic Arabic II       

Summer Term 2 (TTh 18:00-21:00)

CLST 313 – Greek Epic                                                                                   

Summer Term 1 (TTh 13:00-16:00)

LATN 101 – Beginning Latin, Part I                                                               

Summer Term 1 (TTh 10:00-13:00)

LATN 102 – Beginning Latin, Part II                                                              

Summer Term 2 (TTh 10:00-13:00)

RELG 307 – Sex, Lies, and Violence in the Hebrew Bible                             

Summer Term 1 (TTh 10:00-13:00)

Details of courses can be found at:

Please send your Letter of Application and current CV (one combined pdf) by 4pm, March 11, 2020 to Edrees Kakar, Department of Classics, Near Eastern and Religious Studies UBC: email

All positions are subject to funding and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional and Part-time Faculty Members”:

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage 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, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person

Dr. Leanne Bablitz