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Please submit a separate resume for each competition to which you are applying. Ensure you have clearly marked each resume with the appropriate competition number.


Last updated: December 23, 2014

 

HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS – Competition Number 14-86

CRIMINOLOGY INSTRUCTOR, LEGAL - Competition Number 14-156

CRIMINOLOGY INSTRUCTOR, CORRECTIONS - Competition Number 14-157

CRIMINOLOGY INSTRUCTOR, OPEN - Competition Number 14-158  

CRIMINOLOGY INSTRUCTOR, QUALIFIED FACULTY INVENTORY - Competition Number 14-159

PARTS & WAREHOUSING INSTRUCTOR – Competition Number 14-148

CLINICAL PRACTICE MENTOR – FACULTY OF HEALTH (FoH) – Competition Number 14- 163

ACP ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR - Competition Number 14-166

SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE INSTRUCTORS – Competition Number 14-168

 

 


HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS – Competition Number 14-86

KPU’s Faculty of Science & Horticulture invites applicants for part-time non-regular type 1 (contract) instructors for September 2014 and January 2015 to teach one or more of the positions listed below.  We are also adding to our Qualified Faculty List.

The successful candidate(s) will teach:

Fall 2014 Semester:

  • Botany for Horticulture (HORT 1102) in the horticulture diploma and degree programs.  The instructor will teach the morphology, anatomy, physiology, reproduction and selected taxonomy of horticultural plants. 
  • Crop Production Practices (HORT 1193) in the Sustainable Crop Production diploma program.  The instructor will introduce crop production techniques for seasonal greenhouse and field crops in conventional and alternative systems together with Plant Identification for selected production corps.
  • Production Horticulture Pests (HORT 2378) in the Sustainable Crop Production horticulture diploma and Plant Health degree programs.  The focus of the course is on nursery and greenhouse pests. 

Spring 2015 Semester:

  • Crop Production Operations (HORT 1293) in the Sustainable Crop Production diploma program.  The instructor will teach students to plant, maintain & harvest seasonal greenhouse and field crops in conventional and alternative systems, together with Plant Identification for selected production crops.
  • Arboriculture in the landscape apprenticeship and diploma programs.  Key components of these courses are pruning, planting and tree care.
  • BC Pesticide Applicator Certification (HORT 1105, 20 hours of instruction per section) in the horticulture diploma program.  The instructor will help students to prepare for he provincial certification program.
  • Turf Maintenance Scheduling (6 week Level 4) in the Horticulture Landscape Apprenticeship Program.  The instructor will teach the installation and maintenance of turf grass from seed and sod.  This includes turfgrass identification, function, standards and quality.
  • Landscape Construction (HORT 2426) in the Horticulture Landscape Systems diploma.  The instructor will teach the theory of landscape construction and assist students with the installation of landscape elements. 

All course descriptions can be found on http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/hort/

The minimum qualifications required for the production Horticulture Pests instructor are a Masters’ degree in horticulture of agriculture, relevant professional designation, or affiliation and 5 years of related experience.  The minimum qualifications required for the Arboriculture and Production Practices courses are a diploma in landscape or production or horticulture, relevant professional designation, or affiliation and 5 years of related experience.  Preference will be given to individuals with experience teaching in a post-secondary horticulture or agriculture program. 


Those applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on the Faculty of Science & Horticulture by visiting our website at: http://www.kpu.ca/hort

 Please forward a letter of application, curriculum vitae, photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, two letters of reference, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, quoting competition number 14-86 to: employ@kpu.ca.

Competition will remain open until filled.

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


CRIMINOLOGY INSTRUCTOR, LEGAL - Competition Number 14-156

Start date May 1, 2015. One full-time regular faculty position in the area of law and socio-legal studies. Preference will be given to candidates who have established expertise and a record of teaching excellence in courses related to the Canadian Legal System and Canadian Criminal Law. Experience teaching in areas associated with Sociological Explanations of Criminal Behaviour, administration of the Canadian Criminal Justice system, Procedure and Evidence, Law and Society, Human Rights, or Philosophy of Law are assets. Additional assets include experience researching and publishing in the areas of law, legal studies, and/or socio-legal studies.

Courses associated with this position will be offered in the Summer (May – August) and Fall (September – December) terms. They include:

  • CRIM 1107 – Canadian Legal Systems
  • CRIM 1207 – Introduction to Canadian Law
  • CRIM 2331 – Sociological Explanations of Criminal Behaviour
  • CRIM 3302 – Procedure and Evidence
  • CRIM 3305 – Law and Society
  • CRIM 3351 – Philosophy of Law 

For information about Criminology courses, please visit: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/crim/index.html

Applicants for all Criminology opportunities should have a track-record of quality teaching. Candidates with a Ph.D., LL.M., and/or equivalent combination of graduate work, research, publications, and experience will be considered.

The Criminology Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University currently offers a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminology degree as well as a second degree focusing on Social Justice. The department emphasizes pedagogical principles and educational approaches that incorporate community-based research, professional development, and experiential learning across the curriculum, including service learning and practicum elements, as well as a co-op placement option. The Criminology Department is also home to the Journal of Radical Criminology and to the Critical Criminology Working Group. Past and proposed future learning initiatives include an Inside-Out course set in the prison context, an International Field School initiative, and a Centre for Social Justice. The Criminology Department is interested in applicants who reflect emerging fields of research, scholarship, and teaching and fit with our Polytechnic mandate.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides a unique regional university environment serving communities in the South Fraser region. Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. Kwantlen students have a unique opportunity to integrate (or bridge) their certificate and diploma credentials to complete a bachelor’s degree at Kwantlen, creating the best of both worlds — undergraduate studies and the professional enhancement of applied programs. Kwantlen's Office of Research and Scholarship and four research institutes assist faculty and students in their efforts to produce innovative research relevant to the communities we serve. To support our growth, the Surrey Campus has undergone a thirty-six million dollar expansion.

A complete application includes current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success, copies of sample course syllabi/outlines, sample of research/publication, copies of transcripts of all degrees, and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments. Short listed applicants will be required to provide copies of original transcripts.

Please email your application quoting competition number 14-156 by January 12, 2015 to: employ@kpu.ca.
 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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


CRIMINOLOGY INSTRUCTOR, CORRECTIONS - Competition Number 14-157

Start date September 1, 2015. One full-time regular faculty position in the area of corrections. The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching corrections and introductory criminology and criminal justice system courses, as well as other courses in their area of specialization. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding of the history and socio-politics of incarceration in Canada and the organization and structure of the contemporary correctional system. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated capacity for critical analysis of correctional policy and practice and an understanding of theories of punishment and penology. The candidate will also demonstrate an understanding of the nature and effects of imprisonment and the lived realities of prisoners. The Criminology Department has made numerous commitments to actively working with current and former prisoners, and candidates with experience in this area are encouraged to apply.

Courses associated with this position will be offered in the Fall (September – December) and Spring (January – April) terms. They include:

 

  • CRIM 1100 Introduction to Criminology
  • CRIM 1101 Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  • CRIM 2214 Corrections: Theory & Practice
  • CRIM 2341 Canadian Criminal Justice Administration
  • CRIM 3213 Community Corrections 

For information about Criminology courses, please visit: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/crim/index.html

Applicants for all Criminology opportunities should have a track-record of quality teaching. Candidates with a Ph.D., LL.M., and/or equivalent combination of graduate work, research, publications, and experience will be considered.

The Criminology Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University currently offers a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminology degree as well as a second degree focusing on Social Justice. The department emphasizes pedagogical principles and educational approaches that incorporate community-based research, professional development, and experiential learning across the curriculum, including service learning and practicum elements, as well as a co-op placement option. The Criminology Department is also home to the Journal of Radical Criminology and to the Critical Criminology Working Group. Past and proposed future learning initiatives include an Inside-Out course set in the prison context, an International Field School initiative, and a Centre for Social Justice. The Criminology Department is interested in applicants who reflect emerging fields of research, scholarship, and teaching and fit with our Polytechnic mandate.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides a unique regional university environment serving communities in the South Fraser region. Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. Kwantlen students have a unique opportunity to integrate (or bridge) their certificate and diploma credentials to complete a bachelor’s degree at Kwantlen, creating the best of both worlds — undergraduate studies and the professional enhancement of applied programs. Kwantlen's Office of Research and Scholarship and four research institutes assist faculty and students in their efforts to produce innovative research relevant to the communities we serve. To support our growth, the Surrey Campus has undergone a thirty-six million dollar expansion.

A complete application includes current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success, copies of sample course syllabi/outlines, sample of research/publication, copies of transcripts of all degrees, and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments. Short listed applicants will be required to provide copies of original transcripts.

Please email your application quoting competition number 14-157 by January 12, 2015 to: employ@kpu.ca.
 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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


CRIMINOLOGY INSTRUCTOR, OPEN - Competition Number 14-158  

Start dates May 1, 2015 and September 1, 2015. Two full-time regular faculty positions, area of specialization open. The successful candidates will be responsible for teaching introductory criminology, as well as other courses in their area of specialization. The department is especially interested in candidates who are engaged in activities that demonstrate an orientation toward intellectual innovation and an interest in future developments in Canadian criminology. Such activities might include, but are not limited to: engagement in recent efforts to rethink the discipline and its relationship to both the public and community, developing new and emerging areas for criminological research and praxis, investigating approaches that bridge the academic/practitioner divide, and/or by extending the transdisciplinary character of criminology as an undertaking.

Courses associate with the position starting May 1, 2015 will be offered in the Summer (May – August) and Fall (September – December).

Courses associated with the position starting September 1, 2015 will be offered in the Fall (September – December) and Spring (January – April) terms. 

For information about Criminology courses, please visit: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/crim/index.html

Applicants for all Criminology opportunities should have a track-record of quality teaching. Candidates with a Ph.D., LL.M., and/or equivalent combination of graduate work, research, publications, and experience will be considered.

The Criminology Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University currently offers a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminology degree as well as a second degree focusing on Social Justice. The department emphasizes pedagogical principles and educational approaches that incorporate community-based research, professional development, and experiential learning across the curriculum, including service learning and practicum elements, as well as a co-op placement option. The Criminology Department is also home to the Journal of Radical Criminology and to the Critical Criminology Working Group. Past and proposed future learning initiatives include an Inside-Out course set in the prison context, an International Field School initiative, and a Centre for Social Justice. The Criminology Department is interested in applicants who reflect emerging fields of research, scholarship, and teaching and fit with our Polytechnic mandate.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides a unique regional university environment serving communities in the South Fraser region. Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. Kwantlen students have a unique opportunity to integrate (or bridge) their certificate and diploma credentials to complete a bachelor’s degree at Kwantlen, creating the best of both worlds — undergraduate studies and the professional enhancement of applied programs. Kwantlen's Office of Research and Scholarship and four research institutes assist faculty and students in their efforts to produce innovative research relevant to the communities we serve. To support our growth, the Surrey Campus has undergone a thirty-six million dollar expansion.

A complete application includes current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success, copies of sample course syllabi/outlines, sample of research/publication, copies of transcripts of all degrees, and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments. Short listed applicants will be required to provide copies of original transcripts.

Please email your application quoting competition number 14-158 by January 12, 2015 to: employ@kpu.ca.
 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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


CRIMINOLOGY INSTRUCTOR, QUALIFIED FACULTY INVENTORY - Competition Number 14-159

Applications are invited for qualified instructors to be added to our qualified faculty inventory listing. The department keeps this list of qualified faculty to draw upon when sections of specific courses become available for non-regular type 1 faculty (contract) positions.  The Criminology Department is inviting applications for qualified instructors in all areas of Criminology, including but not limited to expertise and experience in Statistics and Research Methods in Criminology, Psychological Criminology, Legal Studies, Criminological Theory, and Interpersonal and Professional Development in the Criminal Justice System. Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level. The Criminology department offers courses in each of three academic terms (Sept.-Dec., Jan.-Apr., and May-Aug.). Applicants should be available for teaching assignments, day and/or evening, at our Surrey, Richmond, and/or Langley campuses. Course delivery formats vary throughout the academic year and include in-person, on-line, and blended modes of instruction.

For information about Criminology courses, please visit: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/crim/index.html

Applicants for all Criminology opportunities should have a track-record of quality teaching. Candidates with a Ph.D., LL.M., and/or equivalent combination of graduate work, research, publications, and experience will be considered.

The Criminology Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University currently offers a Bachelor of Arts, Major in Criminology degree as well as a second degree focusing on Social Justice. The department emphasizes pedagogical principles and educational approaches that incorporate community-based research, professional development, and experiential learning across the curriculum, including service learning and practicum elements, as well as a co-op placement option. The Criminology Department is also home to the Journal of Radical Criminology and to the Critical Criminology Working Group. Past and proposed future learning initiatives include an Inside-Out course set in the prison context, an International Field School initiative, and a Centre for Social Justice. The Criminology Department is interested in applicants who reflect emerging fields of research, scholarship, and teaching and fit with our Polytechnic mandate.

Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides a unique regional university environment serving communities in the South Fraser region. Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. Kwantlen students have a unique opportunity to integrate (or bridge) their certificate and diploma credentials to complete a bachelor’s degree at Kwantlen, creating the best of both worlds — undergraduate studies and the professional enhancement of applied programs. Kwantlen's Office of Research and Scholarship and four research institutes assist faculty and students in their efforts to produce innovative research relevant to the communities we serve. To support our growth, the Surrey Campus has undergone a thirty-six million dollar expansion.

A complete application includes: a letter of interest that provides a brief explanation of your qualifications for each course you are interested in being qualified to teach; a current curriculum vitae; copies of transcripts of all degrees; a statement of teaching philosophy; evidence of teaching success (including course evaluations); and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments.

Please email your application quoting competition number 14-159  by April 10, 2015 to: employ@kpu.ca.
 

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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

 


PARTS & WAREHOUSING INSTRUCTOR – Competition Number 14-148

The Faulty of Trades and Technology is currently seeking a Non-Regular Type 1 Parts & Warehousing Instructor to provide short-term substitution for Foundation and Apprenticeship training, which may extend from a single day to several weeks.

Qualifications include a Certificate of Apprenticeship, Red Seal Interprovincial Accreditation and eight to ten years current, industry experience as an Automotive Parts Counter person.  Also required is the knowledge and ability to communicate effectively with students.  Preference will be given to those applicants with a demonstrated record of teaching successfully and current skills.

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of documentation of required certification, quoting competition number 14-148 by December 23, 2014 to:  employ@kpu.ca                                                                         

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


 

CLINICAL PRACTICE MENTOR – FACULTY OF HEALTH (FoH) – Competition Number 14- 163

The Faculty of Health (FoH) is seeking a Practice Mentor. This is a non-regular .25 teaching release position for a three year period and will commence January 1, 2015. This position does not fall under Article 4.05 “Chairs and Program Coordinators,” nor is it similar to those Coordinator positions which fall under the Guidelines for Chairs/Coordinators.

The Practice Mentor will facilitate the orientation of new faculty members to the practice environment, provide ongoing support for faculty members in the practice areas, and facilitate individual students into preceptorship/practicum placements. This support will include consultation with faculty to develop student learning contracts and facilitating student success through referral to KPU student resources.

The successful applicant will work closely with students, faculty members, and clinical placement advisors, to establish and request appropriate experiences for their independent placements, including the development and implementation of program guidelines where applicable. The Practice Mentor will work closely with Faculty Mentors (BPN and BSN-PB) to facilitate quality practice placements in those programs, as well as faculty members in all FoH programs who work with students in practice areas.

The successful incumbent will demonstrate strong interpersonal skills and leadership capabilities, excellent oral and written communication skills, and demonstrated organizational abilities. They will have at least 5 years of experience teaching clinical practice courses, a working knowledge of HSPNet, and be familiar with the various programs and FoH curricula.

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 14-163 by January 1, 2015 to: employ@kpu.ca.

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

 


 

ACP ENGLISH INSTRUCTOR - Competition Number 14-166

The Department of Academic and Career Preparation is seeking applicants to add to its Fixed Intake (FI) Qualified English Faculty List (non-regular type 1). The successful candidate(s) will have the knowledge and experience to fulfill the responsibilities of the position, including, but not limited to

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    • teaching adult learners
    • being able to work with learners from diverse cultures and backgrounds
    • using a variety of teaching strategies
    • being flexible
    • working collaboratively and as part of a team
    • teaching basic to advanced English reading and writing skills 

We invite applications from candidates who are qualified to teach at the Intermediate, Advanced, Provincial, and ENGQ English levels, and who are available to teach day and/or evening courses across Kwantlen's four campuses in Surrey, Langley, Richmond, and Cloverdale.

A Bachelor’s degree in English is required.  Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s degree in English or related discipline.

Exemplary oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills are essential.

Please submit your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 14-166 by January 2, 2015 to: employ@kpu.ca

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

 


SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE INSTRUCTORS – Competition Number 14-168

 

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Faculty of Science and Horticulture is currently seeking Non-Regular Type 1 (Contract) Instructors to be added to the Sustainable Agriculture Qualified Faculty List.  Successful candidates should be able to teach in one or more of the following areas: agricultural business management, soil science, agricultural engineering, aquaponics, research methods and applied statistics, plant science agroforestry, pasture and rangeland management, agronomy, agro ecology and ecological pest management, animal husbandry and planning. The potential courses are part of the Bachelor of Applied Science in Sustainable Agriculture. Successful candidates will be responsible for covering relevant topics in the context of sustainable agriculture and food systems.

The Sustainable Agriculture degree program at KPU provides students with a unique curriculum designed in recognition of the need for both practical and academic training within the new powerful movement in sustainable agriculture. Students will be immersed in a setting which fosters experiential learning through classroom, lab and field based research and teaching. Graduates of the program will be equipped with expertise and skills in food production, policy and business needed to provide leadership in addressing issues around the development of sustainable agri-good systems.

 http://www.kpu.ca/science/agriculture

The successful applicant will lecture and converse fluently in English, and possess at a minimum, a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in an appropriate field. Record of demonstrated scholarly activity and teaching experience required.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, a maximum 2 page statement of your teaching/ education philosophy and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please forward your complete application, quoting the competition number 14-168 by January 23, 2015 by email to: employ@kpu.ca

 

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