Philosophy - Contract Faculty

Douglas College
May 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:$52.41-$114
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Contract Type:Open-ended
Working Time:Part time
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Position Information

Position Title Philosophy - Contract Faculty

Posting Number 00610F Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range Hourly: $52.41-$114.65/hour. Per Three Credit Course: $7,947. Actual salary or hourly rate will be based on the number of credits and term of appointment according to the Collective Agreement. Position Type Faculty - Contract Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Contract Employment Type Part-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 09/01/2024 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 Department of Philosophy & Humanities in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences invites applicants for its contract teaching pool, beginning in the Fall 2024 semester. The successful applicant will be added to the department's list of available contract instructors, who may be called upon to teach courses on a contract basis as the need arises. Contract courses are offered each term based on available sections and in accordance with the priority laid out in the current Collective Agreement.

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 undergraduate philosophy courses on a contract basis. At this time, we specifically seek a candidate qualified to teach PHIL 2220: Philosophy of Education, as we anticipate teaching needs in this area in Fall 2024.


You will instruct students, facilitate learning, and evaluate student progress in University Transfer courses that are mostly offered at the first and second year level. You will plan, organize, and manage learning activities and resources, provide academic advice to students, and maintain quality student‐centered instruction.

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need

The successful candidate must possess the following:

  • A completed PhD in Philosophy is strongly preferred; applicants who are PhD A.B.D. may be considered
  • Successful post-secondary teaching experience in philosophy.
  • Demonstrable teaching excellence and commitment to student learning.
  • Expertise in the following area: Philosophy of Education.
  • Link to Full Position Profile Needs a Criminal Records Check No

    Posting Detail Information

    Open Date 05/08/2024

    Close Date 05/22/2024 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    Please apply online, including:

  • a cover letter
  • your CV, and
  • the names and contact details for three (3) references.
  • Proof of educational credentials (e.g., official sealed transcripts or original diploma) is required at the time of interview, and additional teaching portfolio items (e.g., student evaluations, teaching statement) may be requested.

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