Job Opportunities

Adjunct Professor: Video Game Writing & Narrative

The Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia invites applications for an Adjunct Professor in Video Game Writing and Narrative to begin September 1, 2018. The qualified applicant will teach CRWR 310 (3 credits) in Term 1 and Term 2. Requirements include: MFA preferred, but a combination of a Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline with appropriate writing, publication, and production experience is acceptable; demonstrated excellence in video game writing; creative writing teaching experience at the postsecondary level, including large lectures and video capture, as well as working with teaching assistants.

Applicants should send a letter of application, current CV, and evidence of teaching ability and effectiveness (course outlines, student evaluations, etc). In addition, applicants should arrange to have two confidential letters of reference sent directly by their referees.

Application material and reference letters are to be sent electronically to by June 25, 2018.

This position is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary is $6,520 per 3.0 credit course. The position is not eligible for pension and benefits except for statutory benefits (Canada Pension Plan, Employment Insurance and Worker’s Compensation Board).

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, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.