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Douglas College

Contract Faculty - Political Science

Part Time
4 hours ago

Position Details

Position Title Contract Faculty - Political Science Posting Number 00234F Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Position Type Faculty - Contract Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 05/05/2020 End Date 08/05/2020 Diversity Statement
Douglas 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 Arrangements
The Political Science Department at Douglas College invites applications to teach two sections of Introduction to Political Science (Poli 1101), to teach two sections of Introduction to Canadian Government (Poli 1102), and to teach one section of Introduction to World Politics (Poli 1103) in the Summer 2020 semester. The courses will be assigned to the successful applicant(s) on the basis of their teaching areas and availability. Experience teaching introductory courses to a diverse student body in a small classroom setting is preferred. Applicants will also be considered for addition to our on-call contract faculty teaching list for teaching future semesters.
What Douglas Offers
DO 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 Role
The successful applicant will teach one or more of the following Political Science courses in the Summer 2020 term: Introduction to Political Science (Poli 1101), Introduction to Canadian Government (Poli 1102), and Introduction to World Politics (Poli 1103).


The successful applicant(s) will instruct students, facilitate learning, and evaluate student progress. You will plan, organize, and teach learning activities. You will ensure students receive the knowledge, information, and resources to succeed by maintaining a quality, learner-centered approach to post-secondary education.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
1) to possess a doctoral degree in political science from a recognized university or be near completion of doctoral degree; 2) to have an academic background in political science and in Canadian government and/or World Politics; 3) to demonstrate a strong commitment to students and excellent ability to teach diverse student groups.
Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Open Date 03/12/2020 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must ensure that a curriculum vitae and cover letter are submitted online. Please ensure your cover letter explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills, and abilities of the position for which you are applying. Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada. This position will remain open until filled with the first review date of March 25, 2020.

Applicants are encouraged prior to applying to visit the Department of Political Science's web-page and view its course offerings:
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