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The Department of Chemistry at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a sessional lecturer for a Summer term 1 2024 lecture course (Summer term 1 May-June). The salary for this position depends on qualifications and experience. Individuals with a M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in chemistry and successful teaching experience are preferred. Familiarity with computer interfaces and online teaching systems (UBC Canvas) is an asset. For further information regarding Sessional Lecturer positions at UBC please refer to: https://hr.ubc.ca/managers-admins/recruiting-and-hiring/faculty-recruitment/faculty-titles-ranks-and-descriptions-5

The expected pay range for this position is $4640/month - $6000/month

CHEM 233: Organic Chemistry for the Biological Sciences: Reactions and properties of carbonyl compounds, carbohydrates, amino acids, nucleic acids.

Successful candidates will have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and will be able to work within a team environment.

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 BC 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. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Please indicate your legal status to work in Canada.

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vita and a statement of teaching philosophy and experience. Evidence of teaching effectiveness relevant to these courses would be a definite asset. Applicants should also arrange to have two reference letters sent directly to:  


Please use the subject line: “ATTN: Chair, Sessional Lecturer Search Committee”

Review of completed applications as of noon, Friday April 19th, 2024.  The position will remain open until filled.