Job Title: Instructor, Health Sciences

Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Posting Type: Concurrent

Department/Program: Health Sciences

Subject Area: Ecological Determinants of Human Growth, Development and Health (HSCI 2216)

Description of Position:

The following part-time position is available for faculty members who are interested in teaching HSCI 2216: Ecological Determinants of Human Growth, Development and Health in the Department of Health Sciences. In this course, students examine the concept of human health from a genetic and evolutionary perspective, and consider the ecological impacts on human evolution, growth, development, and disease. Topics include the challenges of catastrophes, industrialization, globalization, migration, poverty, war, and climate change on human health. Students study how human populations have responded and adapted to these challenges in the past, and predict what might happen to human health when exposed to novel ecological influences such as technology. 

Required Qualifications:     

  • Minimum qualification for this position is an MSc. degree in a relevant area; PhD preferred, 
  • Preference will be given to those applicants with a background in ecology and evolution as well as expertise in epidemiology or public health
  • Post-secondary teaching experience is an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English are required
  • Ability to work with culturally diverse group of students

The course will commence January 1, 2020, on a part time basis and represents ¼ of a normal full time teaching load.  Preference will be given to candidates who can be available for an in person interview.

Length of appointment: January 1, 2020 to April 30, 2020

Start Date: January 1, 2020

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”.

Competition No.: F051-19

Deadline: October 9, 2019

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

Posted on September 18, 2019


Distribution: Human Resources, L.F.A., Deans’ Office

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