UBC Creative Writing: Adjunct Professor(s) in Writing for Television and Writing for the Stage

The UBC School of Creative Writing invites applications for Adjunct Professor(s) to teach Writing for Television and/or Intermediate Writing for the Stage and Radio, beginning September 1, 2021. The qualified applicant(s) will teach CRWR 307 (3 credits) and/or CRWR 316 (3 credits) in Term 1.

Requirements include:

  • MFA preferred, but a combination of a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline with appropriate writing, publication, and production experience is acceptable
  • Demonstrated excellence in writing for television and/or writing for the stage
  • Creative writing teaching experience at the postsecondary level
  • Experience teaching online or hybrid courses, large lectures, and working with teaching assistants is desirable.

Applicants should send a letter of application, current CV, and evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness (course outlines, student evaluations, etc). In addition, applicants should arrange to have two confidential letters of reference sent directly by their referees.

Application material and reference letters are to be sent electronically to crwr.admin@ubc.ca by June 6, 2021.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary is $8,000 per 3.0 credit course. The position is not eligible for pension and benefits except for statutory benefits (Canada Pension Plan, Employment Insurance and Worker’s Compensation Board).

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 will be given priority. For information about the School of Creative Writing, please visit creativewriting.ubc.ca.