Sessional Lecturer Positions 2023-24 Academic Year

Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Sessional Lecturer Positions 2023-2024 Academic Year

The Department of Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies is now accepting applications for Sessional positions in 2023-2024 academic year.

Subject to budgetary, enrolment considerations, and other departmental considerations, the successful candidates will teach the following courses:

Course Title Term Days Time
AMNE 151 001 Greek and Roman Mythology 1 MW 11:00-12:00
AMNE 151 003 Greek and Roman Mythology 2 n/a ONLINE
AMNE 251 001 Near Eastern and Biblical Mythology 2 MWF 11:00-12:00
AMNE 260 001 Scriptures of the Near East 2 MWF 12:00-13:00
AMNE 351 001 Religion in Ancient Egypt 1 TTh 12:30-14:00
AMNE 367 001 The Origins of Christianity: Literary Contexts 1 MWF 12:00-13:00
AMNE 463 001 The Gospels and the Historical Jesus 1 MWF 09:00-10:00
ARBC 101 002 Beginning Classical and Quranic Arabic I 1 MWF 18:00-19:00
GREK 101 001 First Year Ancient Greek I 1 MWF 12:00-13:00
GREK 102 001 First Year Ancient Greek II 2 MWF 11:00-12:00
GREK 352 001 Intermediate Ancient Greek: Verse 1 MWF 13:00-14:00
LATN 101 001 Beginning Latin I 1 n/a ONLINE; ASYN
LATN 101 002 Beginning Latin I 1 MWF 13:00-14:00
LATN 102 001 Beginning Latin II 2 n/a ONLINE; ASYN
LATN 201 001 Intermediate Latin I 1 MWF 09:00-10:00
LATN 350 001 Latin Literature of the Classical Period (Prose) 1 MWF 15:00-16:00

The following courses are expected to be taught by continuing sessionals and are included here to inform you of their vacancy.

Course Title Term Days Time
ARBC 101 001 Beginning Classical and Quranic Arabic I 1 TTh 09:30-11:00
ARBC 102 001 Beginning Classical and Quranic Arabic II 2 TTh 09:30-11:00
ARBC 201 001 Intermediate Classical and Quranic Arabic I 1 TTh 12:30-14:00
ARBC 202 001 Intermediate Classical and Quranic Arabic II 2 TTh 12:30-14:00
HEBR 201 001 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew I 1 MWF 10:00-11:00
HEBR 202 001 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew II 2 MWF 10:00-11:00
AMNE 341 001 Sex, Lies, and Violence in the Hebrew Bible 1 MWF 13:00-14:00
AMNE 160 001 Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Religious Traditions 2 MWF 15:00-16:00

Course descriptions can be found at: Please note that the days/times listed are subject to change.

Please send your Letter of Application and current CV (one combined pdf) by 4 pm, April 14, 2023 to Deana Holmes, Department of Ancient Mediterranean and Near Eastern Studies UBC: email

Applicants must be physically located and legally able to work in Canada for the duration of the appointment. All positions are subject to funding and are governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional and Part-time Faculty Members”:

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply.

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

Dr. Michael Griffin, Head, AMNE

A pdf version of the job posting is available here.