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Probationary Regular Faculty – Computing Science

March 7 2020
Industries Education, Training
Categories Education, Library, Information Technology, Project management, Training, Technical writer, Documentation, Education, Library, Information technology
New Westminster, BC

Position Title                     Probationary Regular Faculty – Computing Science

Posting Number                00228F

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 - Probationary Regular

Posting Type                     Internal/External

Regular/Temporary           Regular

Employment Type             Part Time

Posting Category              Faculty

Start Date                         08/16/2020        

Work Arrangements     

The Faculty of Science & Technology is seeking a probationary regular faculty instructor to teach Computing Science in the 2020/21 academic year.

This position is currently established as part-time, from 50% to 87.5% depending on if the successful candidate is willing to teach over three semesters, including Summer 2021. This may increase to full-time if course sections are added due to demand.

Workload is assigned each year based on available sections.

The successful candidate must be able to teach at either one of the two Douglas College Campuses – New Westminster or Coquitlam. Some work on Saturdays may be required.

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 Faculty of Science & Technology currently offers a one-year Certificate in Computing Science, a two-year Computing Science Diploma (with a Game Development stream), as well as first-year courses for students transferring to university degree programs. Development of second-year courses is underway. Computing Science is an area of growth within the Faculty. We are seeking an excellent Computing Science instructor who brings experience and initiative, and is interested in working with a team to develop new courses and programs.


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 will be expected to attend meetings, participate in faculty and college-wide committees and engage in ongoing professional development. As noted above, the successful candidate will be directly involved in course and program development.

To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need       

Applicants must have a minimum of a Master's degree in one of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or an appropriate equivalent, from an accredited university and relevant post-secondary teaching experience. The successful candidate must be qualified to teach first- and second-year university transfer computer science courses. Experience with C++ and Python Programming is required. Experience with any of the following would be an asset: Game Development, Software Engineering, Data Structures, Object-Oriented Design, Digital Logic, and Computer Architecture.

Applicants will be considered for this position based upon their experience, qualifications and availability.

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.

Needs a Criminal Records Check               No

Open Date                                                      02/25/2020

Open Until Filled                                           No

Special Instructions to Applicant             

Interested applicants must ensure that a resume, cover letter and contact information for three references are submitted online and received by 4:30 pm on March 9, 2020.

This position will remain open until filled with a first review date of March 20, 2020.

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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