Department/Program: Nutrition and Food Service Management     

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Posting Type: Concurrent

Department/Program: Nutrition and Food Service Management   

Description of Position:

Term instructor required to teach two introductory courses NUTR 1100 Introduction to Nutrition and/or NUTR 2500 Sports Nutrition to general arts and science students in mixed mode format (classroom and online). Successful applicant will be required to maintain regular weekly office hours on campus and participate in both department and college-related activities throughout the semester. Both courses are scheduled as needed in all three semesters.

Required Qualifications:

  • A minimum of a master’s degree in a related field
  • Full Registrant with the College of Dietitians of BC. Eligible for membership with Dietitians of Canada.
  • Both an undergraduate degree and graduate degree, one at least in dietetics 
  • 5 years of professional experience directly related to the relevant course(s)
  • Experience should include clinical dietetic positions or extensive consulting work
  • Post-secondary teaching experience is preferred, ideally in the subject areas of the above courses
  • Familiarity with an online learning environment would be an asset.
  • Strong computer and communication skills

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 Langara School of Management, the Faculty of Social Sciences & Management, and the College

Length of appointment: September 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017.  There is the possibility of additional work in subsequent semesters subject to demand.

Start Date: September 1, 2017

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”.

For further information regarding this opportunity please contact Laura Cullen, Department Chair at lcullen@langara.bc.ca. We thank you for your interest and advise that only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted. We are committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

Competition No.: F020-17

Deadline: April 18, 2017

We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

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