Regular Probationary Faculty - Earth & Environmental Sciences

Douglas College
February 23, 2024
Offerd Salary:$69,753-$111,776
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Position Title Regular Probationary Faculty - Earth & Environmental Sciences

Posting Number 00574F Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement Salary Range Salary Range: $69,753-$111,776. Placement on the faculty salary scale is based on education, professional certification and experience and will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement. Position Type Faculty - Probationary Regular Posting Type Internal/External Regular/Temporary Regular Employment Type Full-Time Posting Category Faculty Start Date 08/16/2024 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 Earth & Environmental Sciences Department in the Faculty of Science & Technology at Douglas College is seeking a probationary regular instructor for the 2024-2025 academic year. This position may be up to full-time (100%), and may include teaching in Fall, Winter and Summer semesters.

The successful candidate must be able to teach at either one of the two Douglas College Campuses, in New Westminster and Coquitlam.

Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.

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 Earth & Environmental Sciences Department offers an Associate of Science Degree in Environmental Science, an Associate of Science Degree in Earth & Environmental Science, a Diploma in Geological Resources, as well as a broad range of first- and second-year university transfer courses with an emphasis on Environmental Science or Earth Science (Geology). For additional program information, please refer to the Douglas College Earth & Environmental Sciences website.

The department is seeking an excellent instructor who enjoys working in a collaborative environment, enjoys fieldwork, and is interested in participating in curriculum and program development.


As a faculty member in the Earth & Environmental Sciences Department you will instruct students, facilitate learning and evaluate student progress in College courses. You will plan, organize and manage learning activities and resources, provide academic advice to learners and maintain quality learner- centered instruction. You will plan and participate in field trips and field schools that may require overnight travel (up to two weeks) and camping.

You will also 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

The minimum qualifications for this position are: 1. MSc. in the Geological Sciences or equivalent degree in science, environmental science, or applied science; 2. Teaching experience at college or university level; 3. Experience in the mineral exploration and/or mining industries and field- work; 4. Ability to teach structural geology and exploration and mining classes at a second-year level; 5. Interest in mentoring students entering Earth and Environmental Science- related industries; 6. Ability to work co-operatively as part of the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences and to contribute positively to the college community.

Applicants will be considered for this position based upon their experience, qualifications and availability. Applicants must be capable and willing to work in the lecture room, laboratory, and rugged outdoor geologic field school environment.

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Posting Detail Information

Open Date 02/07/2024

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

Interested applicants must ensure that a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references are submitted online.

This position will remain open until filled with a first review date of February 23, 2024.

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

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