Sessional Lecturer, Exoplanets and Astrobiology

Updated: 5 months ago
Location: Vancouver, WASHINGTON
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 Jun 2023

Application deadline: 15 Jun 2023

The Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of British Columbia, invites applications for a sessional lecturer to teach ASTR 333 - Exoplanets and Astrobiology, either for the period  September - December 2023 or January – April 2024. The salary range for this position will depend on qualifications and experience. An M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree in Physics or Astronomy is preferred.

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Deadline for complete applications including letters of reference is Noon, June 15, 2023

Application deadline: 15 Jun 2023

This posting is for the UBC Vancouver campus in British Columbia, Canada.

Please refer to reference number NC-57224 during correspondence about this position.

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 will be given priority.

About UBC
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About UBC's Faculty of Science
UBC Science brings together a community of scholars internationally recognized for its commitment to discovery and innovation—in the lab and in the classroom. Our faculty conduct top-tier research in the life, physical, earth and computational sciences, driving insights into sustainability, biodiversity, human health, nanoscience, new materials, probability, artificial intelligence, exoplanets and more. Ranked among the world's top 40 universities, UBC's research prowess in environmental science, math, physics, plant and animal science, computer science, geology, oceanography and biology is consistently rated best in Canada by international and national rankings.

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