Job Title: Instructor, Latin American Studies (IDS)

Full Time/Part Time: Part Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Posting Type: Internal

Department/Program: Latin American Studies in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Description of Position: One part-time position to teach ¼ of Latin American Studies 1100: Introduction to Latin America. This is a team-taught over-view course that covers Latin American history from pre-Columbian times to the present. Instruction will take place within the Summer intercession (May-June) and Fall terms (September-December).  We are seeking a candidate who can cover material from prior to conquest and into the colonial era, with a special emphasis on the Maya, Inca and Aztec.


Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in related field is required
  • A sound knowledge of the history of Latin America from pre-conquest through to the colonial era is required
  • Ability to work as part of a team is required
  • Ability to attend program meetings and be an active member of the Latin American      Studies program is required
  • Willingness to incorporate participatory learning is required
  • Demonstrated post-secondary teaching experience related to course content is preferred
  • A working knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese is an asset         


Length of appointment: ongoing

Part-Time, Fraction (1/16) of Full-Time Regular      

Start Date: May 1, 2018

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.: F013-18

Deadline: March 22, 2018

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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