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Jobs: Regular Probationary Instructors (3), Academic Writing and Literature (Douglas College; deadline: 24 June 2019)

Position TitleRegular Probationary Faculty – English
Posting Number00175F
LocationNew Westminster/Coquitlam Campus
Grade or Pay LevelIn accordance with the current Collective Agreement
Salary RangeIn accordance with the current Collective Agreement
Position TypeFaculty – Probationary Regular
Posting TypeInternal/External
Employment TypeFull Time
Posting CategoryFaculty
Start Date08/16/2019
End Date08/31/2020
Diversity StatementDouglas College is committed to being a workplace that is free of discrimination, that values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the communities we serve.
Work ArrangementsThe English Department in the Faculty of Language, Literature and Performing Arts is seeking to hire 3 regular probationary faculty qualified to teach courses in academic writing and literature for the 2019-2020 academic year.These full-time positions are replacement positions for 2019-2020.Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.
What Douglas OffersDO what you love. Be good at it. That’s how Douglas College defines a great career. It’s a philosophy that resonates through our classrooms, our offices and our boardrooms. It inspires our students and drives us to make Douglas College one of BC’s Top Employers. We love what we do. And we’re looking for passionate, motivated people to join us in making one of Canada’s best colleges even better.
The RoleThe English Department is seeking to hire 3 regular probationary instructors qualified to teach first- and second-year courses in academic writing and literature.
ResponsibilitiesAs a regular probationary instructor in the English Department, you will- develop course outlines following curriculum guidelines,
– select appropriate textbooks and create teaching materials,
– deliver quality learner-centred instruction,
– design assignments and assessment criteria,
– evaluate student progress,
– hold regular office hours,
– participate in curriculum revision and development,
– attend departmental and Faculty-Wide meetings,
– share in departmental and Faculty-Wide responsibilities, and
– maintain currency in the field through regular professional development.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will NeedThe successful candidates will have:
– A minimum of a Master’s degree in English
– A minimum of 2 years of experience teaching post-secondary credit courses in both academic writing and literature
– The ability to work effectively as part of a team, excellent communication skills, demonstrated initiative, effective interpersonal skills, self-directedness, ability to work well with others, and
– evidence of ongoing professional development.Expertise in Indigenous Literature, Rhetoric and Composition, or Shakespeare and Renaissance would be an asset.
Link to Full Position Profile
Open Date06/10/2019
Close Date06/24/2019
Open Until FilledNo
Special Instructions to ApplicantInterested applicants must ensure that a resume, cover letter, proof of credentials and list of references are submitted online by 4:30 on June 24, 2019.The first review date will be June 28, 2019.Interviews will be scheduled for the week of July 8, 2019.Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for an interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.
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