College Professor - Mathematics & Statistics

Okanagan College - Kelowna, BC (30+ days ago)

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The role and responsibilities of a faculty member focus on the activities related to teachers, academics and scholars. They include but are not limited to an awareness of current scholarship and continuing mastery in one’s field, instructional and professional duties, professional development, and service. In addition, duties and responsibilities may include scholarly activity.

Education and Experience

The minimum qualification is a Master’s degree, or an equivalent level credential as appropriate for the discipline.Independent, post-secondary or public school work experience directly related to the duty assignment.Graduate level training that enables sole responsibility for teaching undergraduate students in the area directly related to the teaching assignment. Experience demonstrating a learner-centered teaching philosophy is desired.An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity is preferred.

Skills and Abilities

Designs and teaches a course with regard for learning outcomes

Teaches in a variety of modes, including lecture, discussion, active student involvement and laboratory work as appropriate

Interested in use of appropriate technological aids in instruction

Open to feedback from others on ways to improve teaching and related activities

Knowledgeable about the subject matter of the teaching area and able to teach the subject matter at a post-secondary level

Maintains currency and vitality in one’s discipline through professional activities, professional development and/or scholarship

Interested in course and program development

Collegial and willing to work constructively with others

Comfortable in a computerized environment and with programs relevant to instruction and academic discipline.

Core Competencies

  • Collaboration & Collegiality
– Continuous Learning & Information Seeking
– Effective Interactive Communication
– Initiative
– Integrity & Accountability
– Student & Service Focus

Job Specific Competencies
Preferred Qualifications

The Mathematics & Statistics Department is seeking part-time to full-time term college professors at the Penticton, Vernon, and/or Kelowna campuses for the fall and/or winter semesters, with experience teaching theoretical and practical topics within the first and second year Mathematics & Statistics curriculum.
Duties will include teaching, holding regular office hours, marking all assignments and exams, and reporting grades.
The ideal candidate will have an exceptional teaching record with a demonstrated learner-centered teaching philosophy. The candidate must be committed to staying current in their field through active professional development and/or scholarly activity. While the invitation to apply is broad in scope and not limited to a particular area of subject expertise, applicants with a Data Science or Statistics background or with a background in applied mathematics will be most strongly considered. Successful applicants will be an integral part of the team that will help Okanagan College realize the promise of a world-class college.

Desired Start Date 08/19/2020
Position End Date (if temporary) 04/30/2021

Fall semester term dates:
  • full time: August 19 – December 22, 2020
  • part time: August 26 – December 22, 2020
Winter semester term dates
  • full time: January 4 – April 30, 2021
  • part time: January 4 – April 30, 2021
Annual Salary/Hourly Rate Salary placement is dependent upon qualifications and experience.
Appointment Type Faculty - Full-time Term
Special Instructions to Applicants

Course descriptions and information about the Mathematics & Statistics Department can be found at:
For inquiries of an academic nature, please contact Joe Hobart, chair of the Mathematics & Statistics Department, at:

Employee Group Faculty