Job Title: Instructor, Criminal Justice

Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary (Summer Term 2019)

Posting Type: Concurrent

Department/Program: Criminal Justice

Description of Position: The Criminal Justice department is seeking qualified candidates to fill a part-time temporary position for the Summer 2019 semester. There is one course available to teach:

Introduction to the Criminology (CRIM 1125) on Monday and Wednesday from 1430-1620 (single section of 40 students)

Required Qualifications:

  • Master of Arts degree in Criminology, with a PhD preferred; or Master of Arts degree in a related field plus relevant industry experience
  • Demonstrated post-secondary teaching experience
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence and a strong commitment to ensuring students are supported throughout their studies
  • Ability and willingness to contribute in department meetings and initiatives
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have recently taught this course, or an equivalent, at a post-secondary institution or who have graduate course work in the area

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
  • Build and maintain positive 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 initiatives at the Criminal Justice Department, Community Programs Division, Faculty of Social Sciences & Management, and the College

Length of appointment: May 1, 2019 – August 31, 2019

Start Date: May 1, 2019

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.

For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Melissa Roberts, Department Chair of the Criminal Justice department at or 604-323-5190.

Competition No.: F004-19

Deadline: February 19, 2019

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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