Instructor, Psychology

Langara College

  • Vancouver, BC
  • Permanent
  • Part-time
  • 1 month ago
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Job Title: Instructor, Psychology

Employee Group: LFA

Employee Type: Temporary (Fixed Term)

Start Date: Monday, October 2 2023

End Date: Sunday, December 31 2023

Job Description: Description of Position:
We are seeking instructors to teach a variety of courses within the Psychology Department. Experience in teaching both in traditional lecture format and online is preferred. Work available is dependent upon the enrollment in any particular term. This posting is for creating a pool of instructors who may be offered a contract in the Fall term or a future term.

The instructor will be responsible for developing and delivering lectures, drafting and marking assignments, quizzes, and examinations, posting and holding regular office hours, and communicating with students through email and/or a learning management system regarding the course material. In addition to the teaching responsibilities, the instructor is expected to be available to participate in departmental affairs, such as attending meetings. The instructor must be residing in British Columbia by the time classes start in May and remain in BC for the duration of the teaching appointment.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Maintain currency and strive for excellence in instructional practices and approaches.
  • Maintain currency in relevant subject areas.
  • Ensure effective use of available class time, and maintain appropriate office hours to ensure availability for student consultation.
  • Maintain collegial working relationships.
  • As needed, participate in program design and review.
  • Be a positive and active contributor to the Department of Psychology, the Faculty of Social Sciences and Community Programs, and the College.
Required Qualifications:

A minimum of a Master’s degree in Psychology or Neuroscience from a recognized graduate program is required. Degrees in Counselling or Educational Psychology do not meet this requirement. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level is an asset. Experience in teaching both in traditional lecture format and online is preferred. Additional required qualifications include excellent oral and written communication skills in English, and ability to work with culturally diverse groups of students. Preference will be given to applicants able to teach a broad range of psychology courses.

Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Closing Date: Saturday, September 30 2023

People and Culture is committed to embracing, honoring, and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in our workplace. We remain dedicated to focusing our efforts on creating an inclusive employee community that fosters a sense of safety and belonging for everyone. We humbly acknowledge that we are just beginning our journey, which includes engaging in our own internal learning and creating a data-driven action plan that supports the integration of EDI practice into the work of People and Culture and the work we do with employees and leaders. Langara College welcomes applications from everyone including people from groups that are experiencing inequity including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, and members of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. If there are any barriers that you are experiencing or an accommodation that we can provide to support you through the application process, please us.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials noted on their resume. In addition, those shortlisted with international credentials must have their education credentials evaluated through WES (World Education Services) and provide Langara College, People & Culture document evaluation access for employment purposes.

We thank you for your interest in Langara College and for taking the time to complete an application. Only complete applications will be reviewed. Please be advised that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted due to the number of applications received.

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