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To indicate your interest in available positions, please forward your resume, including photocopies
of post secondary transcripts, quoting the appropriate competition number to:

E-mail: employ@kpu.ca

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: February 26, 2015

 

ANTHROPOLOGY INSTRUCTOR - Competition Number 15-07

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

FACULTY OF ARTS INSTRUCTORS – Competition Numbers 15-09 to 15-19

POLICY STUDIES PROGRAM COORDINATOR AND INSTRUCTOR– Competition Number 15-26 

MUSIC INSTRUCTOR – Competition Number 15-27

HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS, ENVIRONMENT AND FLORICULTURE – Competition Number 15-31

HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS, BOTANY – Competition Number 15-32

HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS, CROP PRODUCTION – Competition Number 15-33

HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS, PLANT HEALTH AND PEST MANAGEMENT  – Competition Number 15-34

HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS, PROPAGATION AND NURSERY PRODUCTION – Competition Number 15-35

FACULTY OF HEALTH – Competition Number 15-36

FACULTY OF HEALTH – HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT PROGRAM – Competition Number 15-37

PSYCHOLOGY INSTRUCTOR – Competition Number 15-38

HISTORY INSTRUCTOR - Competition Number 15-39

FACULTY OF HEALTH – Competition Number 15-40

FACULTY OF HEALTH - BACHELOR OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING PROGRAM - Competition Number 15-41


  

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.


 

 

FACULTY OF ARTS INSTRUCTORS – Competition Numbers 15-09 to 15-19

Departments in the Faculty of Arts at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) are inviting applications for qualified instructors to be added to contract inventory listings. KPU departments each keep lists of qualified faculty to draw upon when sections of specific courses become available for non-regular type 1 faculty (contract) positions.  Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level.

KPU offers courses in each of three academic terms (Sept.-Dec., Jan.-Apr., and May-Aug.). Applicants should be available for teaching assignments, day and evening, at our Surrey, Richmond, and/or Langley campuses. Course delivery formats vary by department and include in-person, on-line, and blended modes of instruction.

We take great pride in our student-centred approach to learning and our teaching-focused faculty. KPU 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. KPU students have a unique opportunity to integrate (or bridge) their certificate and diploma credentials to complete a bachelor’s degree at KPU, creating the best of both worlds — undergraduate studies and the professional enhancement of applied programs. 

Minimum qualifications, specific course opportunities, and application details are indicated below.

 

Asian Studies Program – Competition Number 15-09

The Asian Studies Program invites applications from qualified candidates in South Asian and East Asian studies. The minimum qualification for this position is a Ph.D. or ABD status in a relevant discipline. Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level.

Further information on our courses is available at: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/asia/

For more information on the department see:  http://www.kpu.ca/arts/asian-studies

 

Department of Educational Studies – Competition Number 15-10

The Department of Educational Studies offers courses in the areas of Education and Counselling Psychology, a BA Minor in Counselling, and First and Final Year university transition courses.  A PhD in Education, Humanities or Social Sciences is the minimum qualification for all continuing positions in the department.  Applications from ABD candidates will be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level.

A listing of our courses can be found at:

Educational Studies (EDUC)              http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/educ/

Counselling Psychology (CNPS)      http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/cnps/

For further information on our department, please visit http://www.kpu.ca/arts/edst

 

Department of Fine Arts – Competition Number 15-11

The Department of Fine Arts invites applications for qualified instructors in all areas (Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Print Media, Photography, Ceramics, Digital Media and Art History) to be added to the faculty contract inventory listing.  The successful candidate will have an MFA, a current exhibition record, and a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level. 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.

Those applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on courses offered by visiting our website at: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/fina.

 

Department of Geography – Competition Number 15-12

The department seeks individuals qualified to teach in any of the following areas: introductory human geography (GEOG 1101), introductory physical geography (1110 and 1120), and the regional geography of British Columbia (1160) and/or Canada (2140).  The minimum qualification is a Master's Degree in Geography. Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level.

Further information on our courses is available at: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/arts/geography-ba.html

 

Department of History – Competition Number 15-13

The Department of History invites applications from qualified candidates in History. The department offers specializations in Asian and Military History, as well as certain thematic specializations. The minimum qualification for this position is an MA, Ph.D. preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level.

Further information on our courses is available at: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/hist/index.html#hist1113.  For more information on the department see: http://www.kpu.ca/arts/history.

 

Department of Journalism & Communications Studies – Competition Number 15-14

Journalism: Candidates are being sought with an advanced understanding of journalism practice, up-to-date knowledge of evolving methods and necessary skills, and ability to teach both theory and skills in depth, for a wide variety of theoretical and practical Journalism courses. Minimum qualification for Journalism courses is a Bachelor's Degree (Master's preferred) or equivalent industry experience. Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level.

Communications Studies: Candidates with a well-established and broad understanding of communications and media are being sought to teach a variety of Media Studies and Communications courses. Minimum qualification for Communications Studies courses is a Master’s degree in Communications, Media Studies, or related discipline. Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level.

Further information on our courses is available at: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/arts/journalism-deg.html

 

Department of Music – Competition Number 15-15

The Department of Music is seeking applicants who have expertise in harp instruction. Applicants should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Music (Master’s preferred). Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level. The Music program is located on the KPU Langley campus.

Further information on our courses can be found here: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/arts/general-bmma-deg.html

 

Department of Philosophy – Competition Number 15-16

The Department of Philosophy is interested in hearing from candidates in all areas of instruction in Philosophy.  A PhD is preferred but not necessary. Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level.

Further information on our courses is available at: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/arts/philosophy-ba.html.

 

Policy Studies in Sustainability – Competition Number 15-17

Kwantlen Polytechnic University launched an exciting new BA degree in Policy Studies with a focus on sustainability policy in September, 2011.  This degree brings together the departments of Philosophy, Economics, Political Science and Environmental Protection Technology to offer an Interdisciplinary degree that is applied in nature, providing students with the research, information literacy, communications and critical thinking skills necessary to be successful in the growing field of sustainability policy.  To this end, we are seeking professionals who are current in this field to lead third and fourth year applied seminars. 

A Masters degree in a relevant field and current work in sustainability policy is required.  Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level.

Information on Policy Studies courses is available at: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/post/

 

Department of Psychology – Competition Number 15-18

The Psychology Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications from candidates with expertise in all areas and at all levels of undergraduate instruction. Candidates with a Ph.D (or ABD) in Psychology, or an area approved by the Psychology Department will be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level.
 

Those who are interested in applying can find further information on our courses by visiting our website at: http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/arts/psychology-ba.html

 

Department of Sociology – Competition Number 15-19

The Sociology Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications from candidates with expertise in all areas and at all levels of undergraduate instruction.  Preference will be given to applicants with a graduate degree, Ph.D. preferred. Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level.

Those who are interested in applying can find further information on our courses by visiting our website at:

 http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/soci/index.html

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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 the relevant competition number to: employ@kpu.ca. Department search committees will begin reviewing applications as early as February 25, 2015. The closing date for these competitions is April 1, 2015.

 

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


 

 

 

 

POLICY STUDIES PROGRAM COORDINATOR AND INSTRUCTOR– Competition Number 15-26

Kwantlen Polytechnic University offers an exciting BA degree in Policy Studies with a focus on sustainability policy.  This degree brings together the departments of Philosophy, Economics, Political Science and Environmental Protection Technology to offer an Interdisciplinary degree that will be applied in nature, providing students with the research, information literacy, communications and critical thinking skills necessary to be successful in the growing field of sustainability policy.

The Policy Studies Program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University seeks a half time policy expert to coordinate the interdisciplinary BA degree in Policy Studies and teach POST 3110 and 4110 applied seminars. The start date for this 50% non-regular type two (part-time temporary) position is September 1, 2015. The ideal candidate will have a Masters degree in a relevant field and current work experience in sustainability policy.  Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience.

Responsibilities:

Teach Policy Seminars I and II (POST 3110 and 4110) while coordinating the student projects with the community partner

Create Education Plan (Academic Year 2015 and 2016) and coordinate these, along with course scheduling and instructor assignments across various contributing departments in collaboration with the respective Chairs.

Schedule and chair External Advisory Board for Policy Studies to help direct the development of Policy Studies at Kwantlen

Serve as liaison and contact person between relevant stakeholders and constituencies:  degree students; faculty; administration, staff, steering committee; community groups

Work with internal and external groups to promote and advertise the degree

Co-Chair the Policy Studies Steering Committee with the Dean / Associate Dean responsible

Submit Operating and Capital Budgets in support of the program’s current and future needs

Provide input to the development of a curricular review and approval process supportive of the interdisciplinary nature of the program

Candidates should submit their applications, including a cover letter, an outline of relevant projects undertaken in sustainability, as well as relevant work and education experience and current  curriculum vitae,  quoting competition number 15-26  by March 5, 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.


MUSIC INSTRUCTOR – Competition Number 15-27

The Music Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications for a part-time temporary faculty position (50% Non-Regular Type 2 appointment) in music history from September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2016. The successful candidate will be qualified to teach the following undergraduate courses in music history:

  • MUSI 1153 - History of Music I: Antiquity to 1600
  • MUSI 1253 - History of Music II: 1600 to 1800
  • MUSI 2353 - History of Music III: 1800 to 1900
  • MUSI 2453 - History of Music IV: 1900 To The Present

These courses will be delivered in the Fall (Sept-Dec) and Spring (Jan-Apr) academic terms.  For more information on the program and our courses, please go to http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2014-15/courses/musi.

Candidates should have graduate training (Ph.D. preferred) in the field of music history and experience teaching the history of classical music at the university level. 

Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides a unique regional university environment serving communities in the South Fraser region. The Music program is located on Kwantlen’s Langley campus. Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. 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.

A complete application includes a current curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts of all degrees, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success (including student and/or peer evaluations), and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments.  

                                                              Incomplete applications will not be considered.   

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Please forward your application quoting competition number 15-27 by March 5, 2015 to: employ@kpu.ca.

 

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


 

 


 

HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS – Competition Number 15-31

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) Faculty of Science and Horticulture is currently seeking Non-Regular Type 1 (Contract) Instructors to be added to the Horticulture Technology Diploma Qualified Faculty List.

Successful candidates should be able to teach one or more of the following courses:

  • HORT 2473 Greenhouse Environments
  • HORT 2393 Crop Production Performance
  • HORT 2493 Crop Production Development 

The courses are part of the Horticulture Technology Diploma. Successful candidates will be responsible for covering relevant topics in the context of commercial horticulture production systems. All course descriptions can be found at kpu.ca/calendar/2015-16/courses/hort.

KPU’s two-year Horticulture Technology Diploma specializations focus on high value crops such as greenhouse vegetables, on landscape design and maintenance, and on turf management. These three areas are among the most technology-intensive and knowledge-based areas of horticulture practice and have a great impact on the quality of life for our urban and suburban society.

The program curriculum and the success of KPU’s diploma graduates have established the Horticulture Technology Diploma Specializations as a highly valued credential in the workplace. The diploma program uniquely combines theory and technique with the practice of horticulture. Students learn how to use the tools, equipment, and technologies that are an everyday part of industry. The program also provides students with a foundation in horticulture science. Students develop an understanding of the environmental requirements for optimum plant growth and the limits of technology. Best practice and sustainability are key learning outcomes.

Applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on the Faculty of Science & Horticulture by visiting our website at kpu.ca/hort. For more information about the programs, visit KPU’s Calendar webpage at kpu.ca/calendar/2015-16/science-hort/horticulturetechnology-dip.html.

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

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

Please forward your complete application, quoting the competition number 15-31 by March 10, 2015 by email to: employ@kpu.ca.

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


 

HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS – Competition Number 15-32

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Faculty of Science & Horticulture invites applicants for part-time Non-Regular Type 1 (Contract) instructors for May 2015 to teach the position listed below. We are also adding to our Qualified Faculty List.

The successful candidate(s) will teach:

Summer 2015 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.  

Course description can be found at kpu.ca/calendar/2015-16/courses/hort.

KPU’s two-year Horticulture Technology Diploma specializations focus on high value crops such as greenhouse vegetables, on landscape design and maintenance, and on turf management. These three areas are among the most technology-intensive and knowledge-based areas of horticulture practice and have a great impact on the quality of life for our urban and suburban society.

The program curriculum and the success of KPU’s diploma graduates have established the Horticulture Technology Diploma Specializations as a highly valued credential in the workplace. The diploma program uniquely combines theory and technique with the practice of horticulture. Students learn how to use the tools, equipment, and technologies that are an everyday part of industry. The program also provides students with a foundation in horticulture science. Students develop an understanding of the environmental requirements for optimum plant growth and the limits of technology. Best practice and sustainability are key learning outcomes. 

The minimum qualifications required for Botany for Horticulture instructor position are a Masters’ degree in horticulture or agriculture, PhD preferred, and 5 years of related experience. Preference will be given to individuals with experience teaching in a post-secondary horticulture or agriculture program. 

Applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on the Faculty of Science & Horticulture by visiting our website at kpu.ca/hort. For more information about the programs, visit KPU’s Calendar webpage at kpu.ca/calendar/2015-16/science-hort/horticulturetechnology-dip.html.

To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, two letters of reference, and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy. Please forward your completed application, quoting the competition number 15-32 by March 3, 2015 by email to: employ@kpu.ca

 

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


 

HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS, CROP PRODUCTION – Competition Number 15-33

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) Faculty of Science and Horticulture is currently seeking Non-Regular Type 1 (Contract) Instructors to be added to the Horticulture Technology Diploma Qualified Faculty List.

Successful candidates should be able to teach one or more of the following courses:

  • HORT 1193 Crop Production Practices (Fall semester)
  • HORT 1293 Crop Production Operations (Spring semester) 

The courses are part of the Horticulture Technology Diploma. Successful candidates will be responsible for covering relevant topics in the context of commercial horticulture production systems. All course descriptions can be found at kpu.ca/calendar/2015-16/courses/hort.

KPU’s two-year Horticulture Technology Diploma specializations focus on high value crops such as greenhouse vegetables, on landscape design and maintenance, and on turf management. These three areas are among the most technology-intensive and knowledge-based areas of horticulture practice and have a great impact on the quality of life for our urban and suburban society.

The program curriculum and the success of KPU’s diploma graduates have established the Horticulture Technology Diploma Specializations as a highly valued credential in the workplace. The diploma program uniquely combines theory and technique with the practice of horticulture. Students learn how to use the tools, equipment, and technologies that are an everyday part of industry. The program also provides students with a foundation in horticulture science. Students develop an understanding of the environmental requirements for optimum plant growth and the limits of technology. Best practice and sustainability are key learning outcomes.

Applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on the Faculty of Science & Horticulture by visiting our website at kpu.ca/hort. For more information about the programs, visit KPU’s Calendar webpage at kpu.ca/calendar/2015-16/science-hort/horticulturetechnology-dip.html.

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

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

Please forward your complete application, quoting the competition number 15-33 by March 10, 2015 by email to: employ@kpu.ca

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


 

HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS, PLANT HEALTH AND PEST MANAGEMENT – Competition Number 15-34

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) Faculty of Science and Horticulture is currently seeking Non-Regular Type 1 (Contract) Instructors to be added to the Horticulture Technology Diploma Qualified Faculty List.

Successful candidates should be able to teach one or more of the following courses:

  • HORT 1217 Foundations of Plant Health
  • HORT 2308 Landscape Pest Management
  • HORT 2333 Turfgrass Pest Management
  • HORT 2378 Production Horticulture Pests 

The courses are part of the Horticulture Technology Diploma. Successful candidates will be responsible for covering relevant topics in the context of commercial horticulture production systems, landscape pests and pests of the managed field space. . All course descriptions can be found at kpu.ca/calendar/2015-16/courses/hort.

KPU’s two-year Horticulture Technology Diploma specializations focus on high value crops such as greenhouse vegetables, on landscape design and maintenance, and on turf management. These three areas are among the most technology-intensive and knowledge-based areas of horticulture practice and have a great impact on the quality of life for our urban and suburban society.

The program curriculum and the success of KPU’s diploma graduates have established the Horticulture Technology Diploma Specializations as a highly valued credential in the workplace. The diploma program uniquely combines theory and technique with the practice of horticulture. Students learn how to use the tools, equipment, and technologies that are an everyday part of industry. The program also provides students with a foundation in horticulture science. Students develop an understanding of the environmental requirements for optimum plant growth and the limits of technology. Best practice and sustainability are key learning outcomes.

Applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on the Faculty of Science & Horticulture by visiting our website at kpu.ca/hort. For more information about the programs, visit KPU’s Calendar webpage at kpu.ca/calendar/2015-16/science-hort/horticulturetechnology-dip.html.

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

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

Please forward your complete application, quoting the competition number 15-34 by March 10, 2015 by email to: employ@kpu.ca

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


 

HORTICULTURE INSTRUCTORS, PROPAGATION AND NURSERY PRODUCTION – Competition Number 15-35

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s (KPU) Faculty of Science and Horticulture is currently seeking Non-Regular Type 1 (Contract) Instructors to be added to the Horticulture Technology Diploma Qualified Faculty List.

Successful candidates should be able to teach one or more of the following courses:

  • HORT 1261 Plant Propagation (Spring semester)
  • HORT 2463 Nursery Production (Spring semester)

The courses are part of the Horticulture Technology Diploma. Successful candidates will be responsible for covering relevant topics in the context of commercial horticulture production systems. All course descriptions can be found at kpu.ca/calendar/2015-16/courses/hort

KPU’s two-year Horticulture Technology Diploma specializations focus on high value crops such as greenhouse vegetables, on landscape design and maintenance, and on turf management. These three areas are among the most technology-intensive and knowledge-based areas of horticulture practice and have a great impact on the quality of life for our urban and suburban society.

The program curriculum and the success of KPU’s diploma graduates have established the Horticulture Technology Diploma Specializations as a highly valued credential in the workplace. The diploma program uniquely combines theory and technique with the practice of horticulture. Students learn how to use the tools, equipment, and technologies that are an everyday part of industry. The program also provides students with a foundation in horticulture science. Students develop an understanding of the environmental requirements for optimum plant growth and the limits of technology. Best practice and sustainability are key learning outcomes.

Applicants interested in applying to teach can find further information on the Faculty of Science & Horticulture by visiting our website at kpu.ca/hort. For more information about the programs, visit KPU’s Calendar webpage at kpu.ca/calendar/2015-16/science-hort/horticulturetechnology-dip.html.

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

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

Please forward your complete application, quoting the competition number 15-35 by March 10, 2015 by email to: employ@kpu.ca

 

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


 

FACULTY OF HEALTH – Competition Number 15-36

The Faculty of Health is seeking a faculty member to complete the GNIE full program review report for the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia. This will be a 25% faculty release from teaching responsibilities.

The faculty release will be effective immediately up to December 31, 2015. The report will be due in the Fall term, October 5, 2015. The position will also prepare for the site reviewers currently scheduled for early November 2015. The requirements of this release position include report writing, liaising with faculty members and other GNIE stakeholders, collection and analysis of evaluative data, and literature review as required for scholarly writing. 

The individual being sought for this release must possess report writing capabilities, previous experience in the collection and analytical competency in the interpretation of data, and experience in literature review as appropriate for scholarly composition, In addition, the individual must be accessible for meetings with the Coordinator, Associate Dean and other stakeholder groups. Previous experience working in the GNIE program would be beneficial. The individual will be a liaison with faculty, staff and the Dean’s office. Following report submission, the individual must be accessible for further related activities related to this report submission.

Qualified applicants must have a Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in Nursing or a related field, a background in post-secondary nursing education and nursing practice.  Excellent interpersonal skills, experience in stakeholder liaison and educational leadership is required. Applicant must have current practicing membership with CRNBC.

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 15-36 by March 3, 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.


 

FACULTY OF HEALTH – HEALTH CARE ASSISTANT PROGRAM – Competition Number 15-37

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking Non-Regular Type 1 (NR1) contract faculty members to teach in our Health Care Assistant Program.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree, (Master’s Degree preferred), registration (or eligibility for registration) with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC), as well as recent nursing experience. Previous teaching experience at the post-secondary level, experience in gerontological nursing and the ability to work collaboratively are required.

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting the competition number 15-37 by March 3, 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.


 

PSYCHOLOGY INSTRUCTOR – Competition Number 15-38

The Psychology Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications for a 50% non-regular type 2 (temporary) faculty position to provide coverage for one year beginning on September 1, 2015. The courses associated with this position will be taught in the Fall 2015 term (September-December). They include:

  • PSYC 1200  Introduction to Psychology: Areas and Applications (2 sections)
  • PSYC 2315  Brain and Behavior
  • PSYC 3910  Neuropsychology

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Psychology and a track-record of quality teaching in the area of Biopsychology.

Those who are interested in applying can find further information on our courses by visiting our website at:

http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2015-16/arts/psychology/psychology-major.html.

 

The Psychology Department at KPU offers a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Psychology, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Psychology.

KPU provides a unique undergraduate 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.  KPU students have a unique opportunity to integrate (or bridge) their certificate and diploma credentials to complete a bachelor’s degree at KPU, creating the best of both worlds — undergraduate studies and the professional enhancement of applied programs.  KPU's Office of Research and Scholarship and research institutes assist faculty and students in their efforts to produce innovative research relevant to the communities we serve. 

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.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Please email your application, quoting competition number 15-38 by March 24, 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.


 

HISTORY INSTRUCTOR - Competition Number 15-39

The Department of History at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications for a 50% non-regular type 2 (temporary) faculty position for one year beginning May 1, 2015.  The successful candidate will teach a total of four courses over the Summer (May-August) and Fall (Sept-Dec) semesters. The candidate must be available to teach on all three KPU campuses – Richmond, Surrey, and Langley.

We are seeking candidates with expertise in Canadian History to teach the following courses:

HIST 1113: Canada to 1867

HIST 1114: Canada since 1867

Candidates should have extensive post-secondary teaching experience in History. The minimum qualification for this position is an MA in History (PhD preferred). More information on the Department of History and our course offerings can be found at: http://www.kpu.ca/arts/history

The Department of History offers a Bachelor of Arts degree, with three concentrations: General, Military History, and Asian History. We take great pride in our student-centered approach to learning and our teaching-focused faculty. Service to the university and department constitutes a required component of this position. 

A complete application must include a current curriculum vitae, sample course outlines, peer and student reviews, a statement of teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts of all degrees, and the names of three referees.

Incomplete applications will not be considered.
 

Please email your application, quoting competition number 15-39 by March 10, 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.


FACULTY OF HEALTH – Competition Number 15-40

The Faculty of Health is seeking a faculty member to complete the BSN program report for the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia. This will be a 25% faculty release from teaching responsibilities for two (2) semesters.

The faculty release will be effective immediately up to December 31, 2015. The report due date is anticipated in the Fall 2015 term.

The individual being sought for this release must possess report writing capabilities, previous experience in the collection and analytical competency in the interpretation of data, and experience in literature review as appropriate for scholarly composition. In addition, the individual must be accessible for meetings with the Coordinator, Associate Dean and other stakeholder groups. The individual will be a liaison with faculty, staff and the Dean’s office. Following report submission, the individual must be accessible for further related activities related to this report submission.

Qualified applicants must have a Master’s degree (PhD preferred) in Nursing or a related field, a background in post-secondary nursing education and nursing practice.  Excellent interpersonal skills, experience in stakeholder liaison and educational leadership is required. Applicant must have current practicing membership with CRNBC.

Please forward your resume, including photocopies of post-secondary transcripts, quoting competition number 15-40 by March 12, 2015 to: employ@kpu.ca.

 

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FACULTY OF HEALTH - BACHELOR OF PSYCHIATRIC NURSING PROGRAM - Competition Number 15-41

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking a Part-Time (50%), Non Regular Type 2 (NR2) faculty member to teach in our Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing program. This is a one-year term position, effective April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016.

Required qualifications include a Masters Degree in a related field and registration with the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of British Columbia (CRPNBC) and/or College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia (CRNBC) and recent mental health/nursing and teaching experience. The ability to work collaboratively is also required. A doctoral degree and previous teaching experience are preferred.

Please forward your expression of interest in writing, along with a current resume and copies of transcripts, quoting competition number 15-41 by March 12, 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.