Lecturer, Food and Resource Economics

Lecturer, Food and Resource Economics

Posted on May 29, 2023

The Faculty of Land and Food Systems at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (www.landfood.ubc.ca) is seeking an outstanding candidate for a part-time (62%) Lecturer within the Food and Resource Economics Program. This will be an initial two-year position, from July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025.

Applicants must have a PhD in Agricultural Economics. Additionally, an MBA would be an asset. Previous experience teaching at a post-secondary institution and familiarity with Canvas, or another Learning Management Software an asset.

The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching 15 credits of courses per year as follows: LFS 101.201 (3), FNH 415 (3), FRE 306 (3), FRE 515 (3), and HUNU 515 (3).

Brief descriptions of each course can be found online at:

The closing date for applications June 28, 2023. Please send applications including CV with cover letter, evidence of teaching excellence, and names of 3 references to the attention of:

Program Director, Food and Resource Economics

c/o Melanie Train, HR Manager-Faculty

University of British Columbia

Email: melanie.train@ubc.ca

The Faculty of Land and Food Systems uses student-centered learning to educate new generations of learners equipped to solve the most fundamental issues faced by society — those focused around human health, a sustainable food supply and the responsible use of finite land and water resources.

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.

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