March 28, 2024

Sessional Lecturer (NURS 290)

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The UBC School of Nursing is currently inviting applications for a Sessional Lecturer to teach the Health Impacts of Climate Change course (NURS 290, 3 credits). The course will be offered to students in the 2024 Summer term, from May 1, 2024 to June 30, 2024. The anticipated start date is May 13, 2024.


The Sessional Lecturer will be responsible for the teaching of Health Impacts of Climate Change (NURS 290, 3 credits), delivery of the course, classroom teaching as well as management of the information and learning activities in the Canvas shell, facilitation or provision of suitable learning experiences for students (e.g. teaching, mentoring, supervising). This position will evaluate students (marking assignments and evaluating participation) according to identified evaluation criteria. Duties also include all end-of-course work, including any deferred or supplemental examinations that might be required or re-reads that students are entitled to receive. This position is expected to meet all grade submission deadlines.


During your contract here at UBC, with your UBC Card, you will receive:

  • Free admission to the Museum of Anthropology, Beaty Biodiversity Museum, UBC Botanical Garden and Nitobe Garden, Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, and other attractions on campus
  • Staff discounts for programs, classes, and drop-in sessions at UBC Recreation, including discounted membership rates to the new Aquatic Centre and the ARC Fitness Centre
  • Access to books, articles, databases, and journals at the UBC Library and the online database
  • UBC Professional Development Fund, MSP, Extended Health Benefits, Dental, and Employee and Family Assistance Program (must meet UBC Human Resources eligibility requirements)


Successful applicants will have Master’s or PhD in Nursing, other health discipline or social science background with experience in qualitative research methods. 

This position is subject to final budgetary approval and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.”. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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

Please send your resume to with title "Application for Sessional Lecturer for NURS 290".  Cover Letter not required.

UBC School of Nursing
T201 - 2211 Wesbrook Mall
Vancouver, B.C. V6T 2B5

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Closing Date

Mon, April 29, 2024

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