CHBE 477 and 577 Sessional Lecturer – 2023W Term 2

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering has opportunities for part-time sessional lecturer appointments for the 2023W academic year, Term 2. Applications are invited for the following courses:

Course NumberCourse Name
CHBE 477 / 577Fuel Cell and Electrochemical Engineering

Hiring for these positions will depend upon departmental requirements, budgetary approval and, in some cases, minimum enrolment figures.

For more course information, visit: Course Descriptions | UBC Academic Calendar

Candidates should have:

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering or related field. Related experience in a research or industrial setting is beneficial.
  • Relevant teaching experience at the post‐secondary level.


Interested applicants must include:

  1. A letter of application or indication of preferences noting availability, and course number.
  2. A current CV including relevant educational background, teaching and research experience, and training, publications, and/or awards and qualifications for teaching.
  3. Indicate P.Eng. status.
  4. Names and full contact information of at least two referees able to speak to applicant’s teaching qualifications.

Applications and supporting material should be emailed to

Posting Date: December 22nd, 2023
Closing Date: January 5th, 2024

Applicants are asked to complete the following equity survey:

The survey information will not be used to determine eligibility for employment, but will be collated to provide data that can assist us in understanding the diversity of our applicant pool and identifying potential barriers to the employment of designated equity group members. Your participation in the survey is voluntary and anonymous. This survey takes only a minute to complete. You may self-identify in one or more of the designated equity groups. You may also decline to identify in any or all of the questions by choosing “not disclosed”.

All sessional lecturer positions will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.”

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 of Canada will be given priority. Please indicate clearly on your application whether you are legally entitled to work in Canada. Positions are subject to final budgetary approval.