Regular Probationary Faculty - Computing Science

February 18 2024
Expected expiry date: March 8 2024
Industries Education, Training
Categories Programming, Development, Training, Technical writer, Documentation
New Westminster, BC • Full time

Position Title

Regular Probationary Faculty - Computing Science

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New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus



Employment Type


Start Date


Work Arrangements

The Faculty of Science & Technology is seeking a probationary regular instructor to teach Computing Science in the 2024/25 academic year. The planned workload is 87.5% with the potential to increase to full-time pending student 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 or evenings 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), an Associate of Science in Computing Science, as well as first- and second-year courses for students transferring to university degree programs. 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.

Special Instructions To Applicant

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


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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