Job Title: Instructor in Web and Mobile App Design and Development

Full Time/Part Time:  Part-Time

Regular/Temporary:  Temporary

Posting Type: Concurrent

Department/Program: WMDD

Program Overview:  WMDD is a two-year post-baccalaureate diploma program focused on web and mobile app design and development, from concept to deployment. This program encompasses visual aesthetics (including typography, color theory, and graphics), client and server programming, user experience design, and project management. Students will choose to enter the designer or developer stream of the program when they apply, although they can change their focus up until the third term.

Students will complete several projects, both individually and in teams. Throughout, they will produce real world projects, develop digital portfolios, and build industry connections. It consists of four semesters of in-class studies plus an optional semester experiential work term in which valuable industry work experience will be gained.

Students will specialize in advanced development or design and, at the end of the program, will possess the technical and communication skills for jobs in freelance, small business or corporate environments.

Students have a common set of courses throughout the program and specialize in one of two areas: Designer or Developer.

Descriptions of the program and specific courses can be found on the Langara web site:

Description of Position:

For the Fall 2018 semester, we are seeking someone with expertise in modern web application development.  In addition to the usual suspects of HTML/CSS/JavaScript, the ideal candidate would also have experience in technologies such as CMS, React, React Native, Angular, Web Components, and Progressive Web Applications, and have experience with managing (or working in) a multi-disciplinary team on real world web and/or mobile projects.

In particular, the following classes are available:


  • Part-Time (1/4 of F/T)
  • Temporary

WMDD 4830: Introduction to OO Programming

  •  Part-Time (1/8 of F/T)
  •  Temporary


  • Part-Time (1/4 of F/T)
  • Temporary

WMDD 4840: Content Management System

  • Part-Time (1/4 of F/T)
  • Temporary

WMDD 4845: Introduction to Mobile Application Development

  • Part-Time (1/8 of F/T)
  • Temporary

WMDD 4920: Introduction to Databases

  • Part-Time (1/8 of F/T)
  • Temporary 

WMDD 4935: Server-Side Scripting

  • Part-Time (1/8 of F/T) 
  • Temporary

Required Qualifications:     

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Web Development, or related fields; OR
    10+ years of relevant industry experience.
  • Applicant with relevant real world experience is preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Post-secondary teaching experience would be an asset.
  • Course design would be an asset.
  • Must attend department meetings and assist with department duties. 

Length of appointment: Teaching September 1st to December 31st, 2018 

Start Date: All positions start September 1st, 2018 

Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Employee Group: LFA

Competition No.: F033-18

Deadline: June 15, 2018

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