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Philosophy Instructor

Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Job category Faculty (open rank) / Tenured, continuing or permanent
AOS Area of competence open
AOC Open
Workload Full time
Vacancies 1
Organization's reference number 1089
Location Surrey Upper West, British Columbia, Canada
Start date May 1, 2022
Job description

Kwantlen Polytechnic University


POSITION TYPE: Regular Full-time

KPU proudly offers all learners opportunities to achieve success in a diverse range of programs that blend theory and practice, critical understanding, and social and ethical awareness necessary for good citizenship and rewarding careers.  


Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is the fourth largest university in the province of British Columbia and serves communities in the South Fraser region and beyond.  A leader in innovative, interdisciplinary education with a teaching-focused mandate, KPU offers all learners opportunities to achieve the highest standards of academic performance. Our many programs of study provide applied learning and broad-based university education. 

Within KPU, the Faculty of Arts has over 6000 full-time students and over 300 faculty members from across the Humanities and Social Sciences. The Faculty of Arts includes 19 departments and 21 programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Faculty is also home to two Canada Research Chairs: the first in Lifespan Cognition, and the second in South Asian Literary and Cultural Studies. Many of our programs offer opportunities for experiential education through practicums, co-ops, international field-schools and exchanges, service learning, community engagement, and research collaborations. For more information about the Faculty of Arts, please visit our website at: https://www.kpu.ca/arts. 


The Philosophy Department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University invites applications for a full time (100%), continuing faculty position beginning May 1, 2022.

This position involves teaching 4 courses in the Summer semester (May-Aug), and 4 courses in the Fall semester (Sept-Dec).

More information concerning the working conditions for a faculty member are outlined in Article 12 of the Kwantlen Faculty Association (KFA) Collective Agreement


·    A Ph.D (or equivalent) is preferred, although applicants in the final stages of their dissertations will also be considered.

·    Successful applicants will provide evidence of research potential as well as teaching excellence.   

·    The area of specialization is open. Area of competence (AOC) is also open.  

How to apply
Application type Online
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: A complete application includes a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success (including course syllabi/outlines and course evaluations), and a list of three professional references able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments.
Web address to apply https://www.kpu.ca/hr/career-opportunities
Email to apply
Hard deadline January 10, 2022, 11:59pm PST
Web address for more information https://www.kpu.ca/hr/career-opportunities
Contact name Darlene Leitch
Contact email
Contact phone 6045992150
Time created November 18, 2021, 10:18pm UTC
Scheduled expiry date January 10, 2022, 11:59pm PST
Last updated November 18, 2021, 10:18pm UTC
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