Douglas College

Douglas College

Philosophy - Contract Faculty

Canada

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Position Information

Position Title Philosophy - Contract Faculty

Posting Number 00610F Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range Hourly: $52.41-$114.65/hour. Per Three Credit Course: $7,947. Actual salary or hourly rate will be based on the number of credits and term of appointment according to the Collective Agreement. Position Type Faculty - Contract Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 09/01/2024 End Date Equity Statement

Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.

Work Arrangements

The Department of Philosophy & Humanities in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences invites applicants for its contract teaching pool, beginning in the Fall 2024 semester. The successful applicant will be added to the department's list of available contract instructors, who may be called upon to teach courses on a contract basis as the need arises. Contract courses are offered each term based on available sections and in accordance with the priority laid out in the current Collective Agreement.

What Douglas Offers

DO what you love. Be good at it. That's how Douglas College defines a great career. It's a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC's Top Employers. We love what we do. And we're looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada's best colleges even better.

The Role

The successful applicant will teach undergraduate philosophy courses on a contract basis. At this time, we specifically seek a candidate qualified to teach PHIL 2220: Philosophy of Education, as we anticipate teaching needs in this area in Fall 2024.

Responsibilities

You will instruct students, facilitate learning, and evaluate student progress in University Transfer courses that are mostly offered at the first and second year level. You will plan, organize, and manage learning activities and resources, provide academic advice to students, and maintain quality student‐centered instruction.

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

The successful candidate must possess the following:

  • A completed PhD in Philosophy is strongly preferred; applicants who are PhD A.B.D. may be considered
  • Successful post-secondary teaching experience in philosophy.
  • Demonstrable teaching excellence and commitment to student learning.
  • Expertise in the following area: Philosophy of Education.
  • Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 05/08/2024

    Close Date 05/22/2024 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Please apply online, including:

  • a cover letter
  • your CV, and
  • the names and contact details for three (3) references.
  • Proof of educational credentials (e.g., official sealed transcripts or original diploma) is required at the time of interview, and additional teaching portfolio items (e.g., student evaluations, teaching statement) may be requested.

    Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting https: // www. douglascollegecareers.ca/postings/12245

    Supplemental Questions

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  • How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
  • Douglas College Careers Site
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  • Personal Referral
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  • Professional Association Website
  • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
  • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
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  • (Open Ended Question)

  • If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
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  • No
  • Not Applicable
  • If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
  • Yes, I confirm
  • No, I am not able to meet this requirement
  • Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • References with Contact Information
  • Optional Documents

    Job details

    Title

    Philosophy - Contract Faculty

    Employer

    Douglas College

    Location

    Canada

    Published

    May 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 22, 2024

    Job type

    Lecturer

    Field

    History,Philosophy

    About the employer

    Douglas College, founded in the year 1970, is one of the largest public degree-granting colleges located in British Columbia, Canada. Douglas College offers degree and university courses in science and arts, programs in healthcare, business, arts, and human services. The institute boasts of two campuses, the main one in New Westminster and the other is the David Liam Campus suburban campus in Coquitlam as well as several smaller training centres in Surrey, Burnaby and Maple Ridge.

    The college provides both on-campus and off-campus housing options to the students. They have an extensive library with books and DVDs, articles, research help guides for the students. There is also a Douglas Open Repository, or DOOR, that is a collection of research and creative assets of the college.

    The campus also has a gym, a small box theatre and a large 300 seat proscenium theatre along with a lot of other recreational facilities. Douglas College has over 24,000 students enrolled, among which 17,000 are credit students and 8,500 continuing education students, and around 4210 are international students from 92 different countries. The academic staff consists of around 960 members.

    The college offers as many as 10 bachelor's degree programs in Applied Psychology Psychiatric Nursing, Physical Education and Coaching, Business Administration, Nursing, Therapeutic, Child and Youth Care, Recreation Performing Arts, Criminology and Social Work.

    The Douglas College has catered alumni that have excelled in their career paths. Some of the notable alumni of the Douglas college include poet Elizabeth Bachinsky, author Carleigh Baker for short story collection Bad Endings, businessman Frank Guistra, Gold medalist wrestler in Olympic, Daniel Igali, actor Adrian Holmes, and author Sky Lee.

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