Job Title: Instructor, Economics

Full Time/Part Time: Up to Full Time

Regular/Temporary:  Temporary

Posting Type: Concurrent

Department/Program: Economics

Description of Position:      

We are seeking instructors for Econ1220 - Principles of Microeconomics and Econ1221 – Principles of Macroeconomics or equivalent in the Fall 2017 semester (September).  The work is up to full time with the schedule to be determined.

The instructor will be responsible for developing and delivering lectures, drafting and marking assignments/quizzes/examinations, holding office hours and communicating with students through email regarding the course material.  In addition to the teaching responsibilities, the instructor will also be expected to be available to participate in departmental activities and meetings.

Required Qualifications:     

  • Master's degree in Economics.
  • Demonstrated post-secondary teaching experience.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability and willingness to contribute to departmental initiatives.
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse group of students.

General 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 and issues.

Ensure effective use of available class time, and maintain appropriate office hours to ensure availability for student consultation.

Maintain collegial working relationships.

On an as needed basis, participate actively in program design and review.

Be a positive and active contributor to the Department of Economics, the Faculty of Social Sciences, and the College.

Length of appointment: September 1, 2017 to December 31, 2017

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 a cover letter outlining your interest and experience, no later than 4:30pm of the closing date to “Apply Here”.

Competition No.: F017-17

Deadline: April 14, 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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