Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time (0.25 FTE)
Posting Type: Concurrent
Description of Position: The Department of Geography is looking for a qualified candidate to teach Geography 1160 (“Development and Change in Asia-Pacific”). Geography 1160 is a first year, human geography class introducing students to the Asia-Pacific region, globalization and themes of diversity, economics, social and political change, the environment and society. This course has two classes per week of 2 hours each.
Geography 1160 - Development and Change in Asia-Pacific
1 section – Lectures: Tuesday & Thursday 1430-1620
Duties and Responsibilities:
Maintain currency and strive for excellence in instructional practices and approaches
Maintain currency in relevant subject areas, including global and/or local trends, issues, and opportunities
Ensure effective use of available class and lab time, and maintain appropriate office hours to ensure availability for student consultation
Maintain collegial working relationships
As appropriate, actively seek opportunities to integrate students and learning into organizations and/or the community
On an as needed basis, participate actively in program design and review
Be a positive and active contributor to the Geography and Geology Department, and the College
Required Qualifications: Graduate degree (MA or PhD) in human geography. The successful candidate must have post-secondary teaching experience, a commitment to excellence in teaching and a demonstrated ability to work collegially.
Length of appointment: January 1 – April 30, 2018
Start Date: January 1, 2018
Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.
Employee Group: LFA
Application Information: Please forward your resume and cover letter, no later than 4:30pm of the closing date to “Apply Here”.
Competition No.: F067-17
Deadline: November 2, 2017
We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.