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Douglas College

Regular Probationary Faculty - Veterinary Technology

Coquitlam, BC
Full Time
7 days ago
Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Regular Probationary Faculty - Veterinary Technology Posting Number 00518F Location 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 - Probationary Regular Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Regular Employment Type Full-Time and Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 08/16/2023 End Date Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
The Veterinary Technology Department in the Faculty of Science & Technology at Douglas College is seeking a probationary regular full-time instructor for the 2023/24 academic year.

Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.

The successful candidate(s) may be required to teach days, evenings, and/or Saturdays, at the Coquitlam campus.
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 Veterinary Technology Department currently offers a 2-year Veterinary Technology Diploma that prepares students for certification as Veterinary Technologists. With extensive opportunities for hands-on practical experience and rigorous academic standards, our graduates consistently excel in the Veterinary Technician National Exam ( VTNE ). The department is seeking excellent instructors, who bring a passion for veterinary care and are interested in working with the team to support student success in the program.

The successful candidate(s) will deliver Veterinary Technology courses in the Fall and Winter semesters. Courses will be assigned based on individual expertise and the needs of the department, and may include:

    •Anatomy & Physiology •Laboratory Procedures •Administrative Procedures •Pharmacology •Veterinary Diseases •Veterinary Dentistry ( DVM required) •Large Animal Clinics •Radiology and Diagnostic Imaging •Anesthesia •Nursing •Animal Behaviour and Welfare •Nutrition •Surgical Assistance ( DVM required) •Genetics & Reproduction •Lab Animals & Exotics •Practicum Supervision


As a faculty member you will instruct students, facilitate learning and evaluate student progress in College courses. You will plan, organise and manage learning activities and resources, provide academic advice to learners and maintain quality learner-centred instruction.

The successful candidate(s) will be expected to attend meetings, participate in faculty and college-wide committees and engage in ongoing professional development.

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
Minimum Requirements:

Successful applicants will have a minimum of three years' of clinical veterinary experience. In addition, successful applicants will have either:

1. A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine ( DVM ) degree from an accredited university and be a registered member of the College of Veterinarians of BC ( CVBC ); or
2. A Master's Degree, Veterinary Technology (VT) or Animal Health Technology ( AHT ) diploma from a Canadian Veterinary Medical Association ( CVMA ) accredited program, and be a member of the BC Veterinary Technology Association ( RAHT or RVT ).

Equivalent combinations of qualifications and experience will be considered.

Desired Applicant:

In addition to the above requirements, desired applicants will also have teaching experience at the college or university level, including curriculum development and implementation.

Applicants will be considered based on their experience, qualifications and availability, with preference given to qualified DVM candidates seeking a full time position. For additional program information, please refer to the Douglas College VTEC website at:

Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/08/2023 Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must ensure that a CV, cover letter and contact information for three references are submitted and received online.

This position will remain open until filled with a first review date of May 22, 2023.

Please ensure your application clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying.

All candidates selected for interview will need to provide original sealed transcripts for educational credentials noted on their resume.
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