Job Posting

ASIAN STUDIES INSTRUCTORS - Competition Number 19-67

Non Regular, Contract

Location:

Surrey

Deadline: December 31, 2019

Posted: April 30, 2019

ASIAN STUDIES INSTRUCTORS - Competition Number 19-67

Work Group: Faculty
Status: Temporary
Location: Surrey, Richmond, Langley

The Asian Studies program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications for qualified instructors to be added to its existing Qualified Faculty List. Successful applicants will be added to a pool of qualified Non-regular Type 1 Contract Instructors to be called upon when sessional teaching opportunities arise. We invite applications from candidates whose expertise aligns with one or more of the courses on our list of offerings (http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2018-19/courses/asia/), and are particularly interested in candidates able to teach Religions of India. Candidates with a PhD will be preferred, but ABD will also be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with a track record of quality instruction at the post-secondary level as well as strong understanding of the value of and a demonstrated commitment to a broad liberal arts tradition in education. Those interested in applying can find more information on our courses by visiting our website at: http://www.kpu.ca/arts/asian-studies and http://www.kpu.ca/calendar/2018-19/courses/asia/

Asian Studies at KPU is a multi-disciplinary degree program, offering both a BA Major and a Minor. Our students can choose an area focus, in South or East Asia, or a thematic focus such as cinema, diaspora studies, environment, gender, or ethnicity. We take great pride in our student-centered approach to learning, our emphasis on engagement and innovation, and our teaching-focused faculty.

Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of the regional and global employment markets. KPU students have a unique opportunity to integrate (or bridge) their certificate and diploma credentials to complete a bachelor's degree at KPU, create the best of both worlds - undergraduate studies and the professional enhancement of applied programs. KPU's Office of Research & Scholarship and research institutes assist faculty and students in their efforts to produce innovative research relevant to the communities we serve. KPU provides a unique regional university environment serving communities in the South Fraser region. We take great pride in our student-centered approach to learning and our teaching-focused faculty. Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets.



KPU offers both day and evening courses in three academic terms (Fall: September-December, Spring: January-April, and Summer: May-August). Faculty of Arts courses are offered mainly at our Surrey, Richmond, and Langley campuses. Course delivery formats vary by department and include in-person, online, and blended (partially online) modes of instruction.
A complete application includes a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success (including sample course syllabi/outlines and sample of research/publication), copies of transcripts of all degrees, and a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments.
We thank all applicants for their interest in KPU; however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide copies of original transcripts.
Please submit applications in this format.
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For example,
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Doe.John_Competition1915_CV
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To be considered for this exciting opportunity at one of BC's Top Employers, please e-mail your full application, quoting competition number 19-67 to: employ@kpu.ca.


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

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