Full Time/Part Time: Part time at present

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Posting Type:  Concurrent

Department/Program: Nutrition and Food Service Management

Description of Position: The Nutrition Management department continues to expand its course offering for the January – April semester and is looking for instructors to teach up to 3 sections of

  • NUTR 2500 – Sport Nutrition - given in a mixed mode format. 
  • Additional Nutrition or Food Service Management courses that might be available, subject to budget availability, and student enrollment

Course content and learning outcomes are established for the course. The instructor will be responsible for updating content, preparing lectures and slide decks as needed, drafting and marking assignments/quizzes/examinations, holding on campus 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:

  • Full Registrant with the College of Dietitians of BC. Eligible for membership with Dietitians of Canada.
  • Preference given to those with a master’s degree in a related field.  Must have a BSc (Dietetics) or similar
  • 5 years of professional experience, with specialized training and experience directly related to the relevant course(s) preferred.
  • Experience should include direct counselling experience in sport nutrition fields, clinical dietetic positions or extensive consulting work.
  • Post-secondary teaching experience is preferred, ideally in the subject areas of the above courses 
  • Familiarity with an online learning environment is preferred.
  • Strong computer and communication skills

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
  • Maintain collegial 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 the Nutrition Management Department, and the College

Length of appointment: January 1 – April 30, 2020. 

There is the possibility of additional work in subsequent semesters subject to demand.

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.: F060-19

Deadline:  October 11, 2019

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

For further information regarding this opportunity, please contact Monica Molag, at mmolag@langara.ca . (will respond after October 6).

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