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Posting number 2019.039
Position Sessional Faculty, Fall 2019
Group Faculty
Department Various, College of Arts; Faculty of Applied and Technical Studies; Faculty of Health Sciences; Faculty of Professional Studies; Faculty of Science
Contract type Faculty; Temporary (sessional)
Contract timeline Fall 2019
Review date April 5, 2019
Salary scale $6,549.45 - $ 6,723.62 per section

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is nationally recognized for its emphasis on teaching excellence, experiential and applied education, community engagement, and Indigenization. UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students. With six campuses and centres, UFV offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the arts, sciences, and professional studies, as well as trades and technology education, university preparation, and continuing education.

At UFV, we are dedicated to changing lives and building community. Our educational goals are to prioritize learning everywhere; be flexible and responsive; collaborate across boundaries; develop local and global citizenship; and integrate experiential learning. A British Columbia “Top Employer”, we are committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and dynamic learning and working environment that is fair and respectful of everyone. Our culturally diverse employee and student populations reflect the local, national, international and Indigenous communities we serve. If you see yourself as a lifelong member of a community that values and nurtures innovation and creativity, cultivates leadership and citizenship, and where success builds on success, you belong at UFV.

Posting details

The University anticipates a need for sessional faculty to teach in the Fall 2019 semester in the following areas:


  • Posting 2019.39a:  Posting cancelled.

Criminology and Criminal Justice

  • Posting 2019.39b:  The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice requires sessional faculty for Fall 2019 to teach a variety of courses (face-to-face or online) in criminology and criminal justice, such as introductory criminology courses, academic and professional development, introduction to research methods, problem management skills, techniques in crime prevention, and special topics courses. A full list of courses taught in the School is available here   Applicants must possess at minimum a Master’s degree, preferably in criminology or criminal justice. Preferred criteria include experience working in the criminal justice system or related fields, and previous post-secondary teaching experience. Applicants must be able to demonstrate excellence in teaching, or the potential for excellence in teaching, as well as proficiency in the subject area(s) of the course(s) for which they wish to be considered. Ability to develop and deliver online programming will be considered an asset. Applications must include a cover letter stating which course(s) applicants wish to be considered for, curriculum vitae, a brief (maximum two pages) teaching philosophy, the names of three referees, and recent copies of teaching evaluations, when available. 

Geography and the Environment

  • Posting 2019.39c:  Posting closed.


  • Posting #2019.39d:  Posting closed.

Media Arts

  • Posting #2019.39e:  Posting cancelled. 


  • Posting #2019.39f:  Posting closed.

Political Science

  • Posting #2019.39g:  Posting closed.


How to apply

See each posting above for specific application instructions, if included. Otherwise, please submit your curriculum vitae or resume including evidence of appropriate qualifications by April 5, 2019, referring to the specific Posting Number (as listed above) to:


Email application to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Phone: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538

Find out how to prepare your application

Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

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

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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