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SESSIONAL LECTURER FOR IGEN 340

INTEGRATED ENGINEERING

 GENERAL INFORMATION

IGEN 340 Technology Entrepreneurship is a course offered within the Faculty of Applied Science by the Integrated Engineering Program. It is subscribed by 3rd year Integrated Engineering students and provides case studies. This is a lecture course covering Theory and skills needed for engineers to capitalize on the opportunities that exist in commercializing technology, including the relationships between ideas and opportunities, customers and competition, and products and solutions

JOB DESCRIPTION

The position involves preparing and giving lectures two times per week during the first term for one section. Each lecture is 50 minutes in duration. The course runs from September 5 to December 1, 2017. The instructor will prepare assignments, project reports and a final report due in class. It is the responsibility of the instructor to maintain an interactive learning environment in which all students are involved. This typically involves posing thought-provoking questions to students as well as answering questions posed by students. The instructor will need to be available to students outside of normal classroom hours to answer questions. The instructor is responsible to maintain records of grades and to submit final grades in a timely fashion to the Department office.

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants should have a PhD in General Management and Entrepreneurship and proven evidence of teaching effectiveness.

 

APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT A BRIEF RESUME OUTLINING QUALIFICATIONS AND RELATED EXPERIENCE TO:  Michelle Tierney in FF309A

mtierney@apsc.ubc.ca

 

The deadline for applications is June 15, 2017

 

For more information on the Faculty of Applied Science Integrated Engineering Program, please visit http://www.igen.ubc.ca/.

 Applicants are asked to complete the following equity survey: https://survey.ubc.ca/s/IGEN-Sessional/.  The survey information will not be used to determine eligibility for employment, but will be collated to provide data that can assist us in understanding the diversity of our applicant pool and identifying potential barriers to the employment of designated equity group members. Your participation in the survey is voluntary and anonymous. This survey takes only a minute to complete. You may self‐identify in one or more of the designated equity groups. You may also decline to identify in any or all of the questions by choosing “not disclosed”.

 

All positions are subject to availabilities of funds and will be governed by UBC’s “Agreement on Conditions of Appointment for Sessional Faculty Members.” UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.