Sessional Lecturer / Land and Food Systems (LFS 252)

Sessional Lecturer / Land and Food Systems (LFS 252)

Posted on August 9, 2022

Job Summary

A Sessional Lecturer position is available with UBC’s Faculty of Land & Food Systems from January 1 to April 30, 2023. The candidate will be expected to teach LFS 252 Land, Food, and Community: Quantitative Data Analysis (3 credits). This course involves classroom instruction and a lab. To view a recent syllabus for the course, please see:

The Sessional Lecturer is responsible for delivery of course material, arranging office hours to meet with students, consultation with teaching assistants and/or markers, design and/or adaptation of questions for assignments and exams, and assignment of grades.


The successful candidate for this position will hold a MSc or PhD (preferred) in Statistics, Data Analysis, Economics or related areas, and have demonstrated ability to teach and manage a large class at the university level, manage graduate student teaching assistants, and have previous experience using a learning management system such as Canvas. A background in statistical analysis, preferably using the programming language of R, is required. The successful candidate will also have knowledge of applications relevant to Land and Food Systems.


Applications are to be submitted online at the following link:

Applicants should upload CV and cover letter by September 30, 2022.

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.