Career Opportunities

The Department of Civil Engineering is a top-ranked academic unit, with a reputation for excellence in research and teaching, and strong links to professional practice. We are a large department with a broad educational program to serve the diverse needs of undergraduate and graduate students. We offer all primary areas of study in civil engineering to both undergraduate and graduate students, including Civil Engineering Materials, Construction Management, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Hydrotechnical Engineering, Structural Engineering and Transportation Engineering. Our renowned faculty in all the above fields of study provide the leadership in educational and research activities of the department with the support of our dedicated staff. We are particularly proud of our close relationships with industry and government. Applications are invited from outstanding individuals for the below tenure-track faculty positions: 

Tenure-Track Research Faculty Positions in:

Project and Construction Management

Environmental Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering

Structural and Earthquake Engineering

Transportation Engineering

Tenure-Track Educational Leadership Faculty Positions in:

Engineering Technical Communications

Engineering Design

Engineering Impacts 


Sessional Position

Appointment Process 

Electronic applications may be submitted to the Department Head in c/o Sheeraz Marfatia at sheeraz@civil.ubc.ca.

Applications of current members of the Civil Engineering Sessional Pool will include:

  1. A letter of application or indication of preferences noting availability, and desired course/s.
  2. A current CV including relevant educational background, teaching and research experience, and training, publications, and/or awards and qualifications for teaching.
  3. Indicate your P.Eng. status.  Applicants for Design courses must include confirmation of P.Eng. (with APEGBC) in their application dossier.

 

Applications of NEW Sessional Lecturers will include:

  1. A letter of application or indication of preferences noting availability, and desired course/s.
  2. A current CV including relevant educational background, teaching and research experience, and training, publications, and/or awards and qualifications for teaching.
  3. Indicate your P.Eng. status.  Applicants for Design courses must include confirmation of P.Eng. (with APEGBC) in their application dossier.
  4. Names and full contact information of at least two referees able to speak to applicant’s teaching qualifications.

 

Note:  Graduate students applying to teach should be aware of UBC Policy 75 and Faculty of Graduate Studies requirements.  Graduate Studies Procedures – Permission to Teach.  Submit with your application, a Request for Permission to Teach PTT (complete with signatures) which the Department will submit to Graduate Studies when/if required.

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.

Positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

Term 1 Term 2
CIVL 430 CIVL 408
CIVL 436 CIVL 409
CIVL 440 CIVL 425/CIVL 521
CIVL 478 CIVL 426/CIVL 526
CIVL 498J/CIVL 598J CIVL 433
CIVL 498M/CIVL 598M CIVL 504
CIVL 507 CIVL 509
CIVL 520 CIVL 513
CIVL 524 CIVL 522
CIVL 598F CIVL 523

Posting end date : Aug 6, 2019