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Last updated December 3, 2013
The School of Horticulture at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) invites applications for part-time non-regular type 1 (contract) instructors for January 2014.
The successful candidates will teach:
- Soil Management (HORT 1104) in our horticulture diploma and degree programs. The focus of course is on soil as the medium for plant growth.
- Production Practises: Spring (HORT 1271) in our Greenhouse and Nursery Production diploma and program. Students will maintain and harvest crops such as Easter lilies, cut flowers, bedding plants, and greenhouse vegetables.
- Arboriculture (HORT 1240) in our horticulture diploma and degree programs. A key component of the course is to develop student’s skills in the pruning of a wide range of landscape plants.
The School of Horticulture offers British Columbia’s only comprehensive diploma programs in greenhouse vegetable production, landscape horticulture, and turf management. Degree programs in Plant Health and Urban Ecosystems incorporate the diploma curriculum. Our programs and department activities are focused on offering a student-centered program that provides students with a foundation in horticulture science, a working understanding of horticulture technology, and the development of horticulture skills.
The minimum qualifications required for the Soil Management instructor are a Masters’ degree in horticulture or 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 School of Horticulture by visiting our website at: http://www.kwantlen.ca/hort.html
Please submit your application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and transcripts, quoting competition number 13-140 to: email@example.com.
This position will remain open until filled.
Also available for January 1, 2014 Kwantlen Polytechnic University requires Non-Regular Type 1 (contract) instructors for the Product Design degree program for the following courses:
- DEPD 1220 – Digital Technologies for Product Design (Technology course)
- DEPD 2430 – Socio-Cultural Issues in Design (Seminar course)
- FIND 1220 (DEPD content) – Design History 2 (Seminar course)
- FIND 1150 (DEPD content) – Designing for Humanity (Studio course)
Please go to http://www.kwantlen.ca/calendar/2012-13/design/productdesign-deg.html for descriptions of the courses offered.
Minimum qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree, preferably a Master’s Degree in Product Design, Industrial Design or related field. Minimum five (5) years teaching experience at the post-secondary level and a minimum of five (5) years’ experience/practice in Product Design or relevant field, or published evidence of scholarly research in a design–related subject.
The successful applicants will be team players committed to working in a collaborative environment, and actively involved in the industry and related communities.
For studio and technology courses listed, successful applicants will typically be active in industry and related organizations. They will contribute their experience in current and emerging design practice and new technologies, as these relate to product design.
For seminar courses listed, successful applicants will typically be design thinkers, from disciplines related to design, such as anthropology, sociology, and design history, as these disciplines relate to product design.
Please go to kwantlen.ca/design for program details and see another Product Design employment opportunity under competition 13-145 on the Employment Opportunities webpage.
Please forward a cover letter outlining your areas of expertise and interest, resume and verification of credentials, quoting competition number 13-146 to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The position will remain open until filled however the shortlisting of submissions will commence on November 18, 2013.
KPU’s Interior Design program is currently the only CIDA accredited program in BC. With a 6-year reaccreditation in 2013, KPU Interior Design is poised to continue to be one of the most sought after degree programs in Canada. Want to join this dynamic program and teach important design and technical skills for the interior design profession? Commencing January 2014, the Interior Design program requires a contract instructor(s) with expertise in interior design theories related to commercial environments as well as experience with research writing and personal reflection writing.
The successful candidate must be dedicated to creating and maintaining a motivational climate and work closely with other instructors in the integration of course materials throughout the Interior Design program. Preferred are those applicants who have teaching experience, are active in design and/or related professions, who have demonstrated leadership qualities and experience, and who can show evidence of teamwork and collaborative approaches in a work environment.
- Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design or related disciplines or academic credentials and experience appropriate to areas of responsibility.
- Substantial professional Portfolio reflecting a minimum of 8 – 10 years diverse experience related to the built environment; and evidence of experience or expertise appropriate to specific course content.
- Minimum 2 years teaching experience required. Post-secondary teaching experience preferred.
- Membership (or eligibility) in appropriate professional associations (IDIBC/AIBC/IDC).
- NCIDQ Certificate holder.
- Volunteer experience with organizations/associations.
- Experience in cooperative teaching methodologies.
- Familiarity and/or experience in curriculum development and review.
- LEED accredited professional.
This current call for instructors is to teach Design Theories 4 in spring 2014. However, there may be further opportunities to teach related interior design courses in the future. Details of this course are as follows:
IDSN 3635 – Design Theories 4
Students will study theoretical approaches and their practical considerations for specialized area(s) of practice, such as hospitality, institutional, and health care, informing studio project(s) in IDSN 3600. They will continue to explore, discuss, and debate historical, current, and future interior design and building environment issues. Students will develop objective criteria for critical analysis and generate a personal design philosophy. They will utilize and develop writing skills, culminating in a research paper.
For course descriptions please see http://www.kwantlen.ca/calendar/2012-13/design/interiordesign-deg.html
Faculty members of the Interior Design department may be expected to contribute and participate in any of the following.
- Curriculum development and review.
- Assisting students outside of scheduled class time.
- Preparation processes and site visits for CIDA.
- Committee work representing the Interior Design program.
The Interior Design program fosters creative, technical, and research skills, knowledge, abilities, and attitudes students will need to become professional members of the interior design community. The mission statement for the department is … Educating leaders for the profession of Interior Design.
References from clients, employers, and/or allied professionals will be required at the interview.
Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 13-152 by November 18, 2013 to: email@example.com
The Faculty of Trades and Technology is currently seeking a Non-regular Type 2 (100%) Welding Instructor for a one (1) year term commencing (approximately) December 16, 2013.
Minimum Qualifications include:
- British Columbia Level ‘A’ Registered Welder and Interprovincial Certification
- Possess current ASME PWP #7 & 10 procedures
- Minimum 10 years of diversified, current welding experience
The knowledge and ability to communicate effectively with students is essential. Preference will be given to those applicants with a demonstrated record of teaching successfully. CWB ‘S’ Classification, Fabrication and supervisory experience are assets.
Please forward your resume, including photocopies of documentation of required certification, quoting competition number 13-156 December 3, 2013 to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Commencing January 1, 2014, the Computer Science and Information Technology Department in the School of Business at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is seeking a part-time 50% non-regular temporary faculty instructor for a 1-year contract. We are also seeking faculty to be added to our contract qualified faculty list. The successful candidate will be required to teach courses in support of the Computer Information Systems Certificate, Computer Information Systems Diploma and Bachelor of Technology in Information Technology Degree.
Minimum qualifications for teaching in the Computing Sciences and Information Technology department include the following:
- Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related discipline
- PhD preferred
- Post- secondary teaching experience preferred
- Related work experience
Preference will be given to applicants with experience teaching a wide range of courses at the introductory, intermediate and baccalaureate levels with related professional experience. The successful candidate will have teaching and research experience in one or more of the following areas:
- Information Retrieval
- Data Integrity
- Cyber Security
- Cloud Security
- Ethical Hacking
- Network Management
- Cisco Networking
- Web Development
- Digital Forensics
- Operating Systems
Please visit KPU’s website for further information on our program and courses at http://www.kwantlen.ca/business/csit.html
Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 13-155 by December 3, 2013 to: email@example.com
Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Faculty of Science and Horticulture has an immediate requirement for non-regular type 1 faculty member to develop course outlines for all specialized required brewing courses (16) for the curriculum of the Brewing and Brewery Operations Diploma Program, commencing Fall 2014. Subject to final approval, the work is to commence immediately with a March 1, 2014 completion date.
Areas of expertise appropriate for this position include, but are not limited to: history of brewing; introductory and advanced sensory evaluation, ingredients and product evaluation and judging; brewing microbiology; brewing chemistry; brewing equipment and technology; introductory and advanced filtration, carbonation finishing and packaging; calculations and recipe formulation; product sales and promotions; brewery management; and, the brewing industry. As well, demonstrated understanding of the curriculum and course outlines development process, and experience developing curricula, are required.
The successful applicant will possess at a minimum, a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in an appropriate field (exceptional qualifications in lieu of a PhD. will be considered),
Please forward a letter of application, a summary of your qualifications and photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 13-157 by December 4, 2013 to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Department of Fine Arts at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications for qualified instructors in the areas of Sculpture and Photography to be added to the faculty contract inventory listing (Non-Regular Type 1).
Those applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on courses offered by visiting our website at: http://kwantlen.ca/calendar/2012-13/courses/fina/index.html.
Kwantlen is a teaching-oriented polytechnic university serving communities in the South Fraser region. As leaders in innovative and interdisciplinary education, we offer all learners, regardless of background and preparation, opportunities to achieve the highest standards of academic performance. Our many programs of study provide applied learning and broad-based university education.
The successful candidate will have an MFA, a current exhibition record, and experience in post-secondary teaching.
Applicants will have the interest and ability to teach foundation and advanced courses at the undergraduate level. They will also have technical and safety knowledge of materials, processes, and equipment.
Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, description of courses taught, teaching evaluations, names of three recent referees, and examples of recent work in digital format (e.g. USB, CD, website link), quoting competition number 13-159 by December 20, 2013 to: email@example.com.
CD’s or USB’s may be mailed or dropped off at the Human Resource Services Department, Room 2540, 20901 Langley By-Pass, Langley, BC V3A 8G9.
The Faculty of Community and Health Studies (CAHS) is seeking a Practice Mentor. This is a non-regular .25 teaching release position for a one year period and will commence January 1, 2014.
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 CAHS 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 CAHS curricula.
Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 13-160 by December 12, 2013 to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Faculty of Science and Horticulture is currently seeking applications for a full-time Non-Regular Type 2 Biology faculty member, for a one-year appointment from January 1 – December 31, 2014.
The successful applicant will possess, at a minimum, a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in an appropriate field of biology, and demonstrated excellence in teaching introductory biology at the post-secondary level. The successful applicant must have excellent written and oral communication skills that enable them to teach effectively in English.
Please forward a letter of application, a summary of your qualifications and photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 13-161 by December 17, 2013 to email@example.com