Lecturer in Visual Arts, University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus


Into to Painting class

12-month Lecturer – Visual Arts (Drawing, Painting and Two-Dimensional Art Practices)

Department of Creative Studies, Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, UBC Okanagan

The Department of Creative Studies at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan Campus invites applications for a 12-month Lecturer appointment in Visual Art commencing September 1, 2020.

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.

The ideal candidate will be a practicing artist with relevant university teaching experience and a completed graduate degree (MA, MFA, or PhD) in Visual Arts or related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates with strong teaching ability in foundation-level drawing and two-dimensional art courses. In addition to teaching, the candidate will also be responsible for some administrative duties, such as assisting with student recruitment and other duties as determined by the Department Head. The available courses for the position may include some of the following:

  • VISA 102 Drawing and Two-Dimensional Art Practices I
  • VISA 103 Drawing and Two-Dimensional Art Practices II
  • VISA 282 Drawing I
  • VISA 283 Drawing II
  • VISA 215 Painting I
  • VISA 225 Painting II

More information about the Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies can be found at: https://fccs.ok.ubc.ca/


Students in 1st year drawing

How to apply:

To apply for this position please visit the link – www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/37177

Applications will consist of:

  • a letter of application
  • a complete curriculum vitae (detailing post-secondary teaching experience)
  • a statement of teaching philosophy and/or teaching evaluations

In the case of new applicants to UBCO, applications must also include:

  • a transcript of academic records
  • the names and contact information of three academic references

Inquiries can be sent to Associate Professor Denise Kenney, Acting Head, Department of Creative Studies at denise.kenney@ubc.ca

Deadline for applications: CV’s reviewed starting April 15, 2020

All positions are subject to funding.

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.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies
The University of British Columbia | Okanagan Campus
1148 Research Road, Kelowna BC V1V 1V7
E: fccs.ubco@ubc.ca

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