Employment Opportunities

Since 1936 Columbia College has offered quality educational programs designed to prepare students for university admission. These programs include a University Transfer Program that is fully integrated into the BC Transfer System, a Secondary Program that is certified by the Province of British Columbia, and a full-time Academic Preparatory English Program that is accredited by Languages Canada. Thousands of students, both Canadian and international, have progressed through Columbia’s programs to successful Canadian universities.

PHYSICS HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for a Physics Teacher to teach in our High School program the following course:

  • Physics 12 – Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 9:40 am

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor of Science in Physics.
  • A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate.
  • High School teaching experience teaching Physics courses.
  • The ability to teach a diverse student body.
  • Exceptional classroom management skills/strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, support staff and parents (located outside of the country).

This sessional position will commence May 2020 and end in August 2020.

We offer a competitive compensation. The gross salary paid per high school course is $9,500 for BA holder. When the instructor has the two Bachelor’s requested degrees or a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $9,865. The gross remuneration per course is $10,469 when the candidate holds a Master’s degree.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. The letter should include your availability for the summer semester. Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 25th, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


CHEMISTRY SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for Sessional Instructors to teach the following Chemistry courses and labs in our University Transfer and Associate Degree Programs:

Full semester:

  • Chemistry and the World Around Us – CHEM 100 section 11 meets T 10-11:55 and W 11-12

Second half of the semester (weeks 8-14):

  • General Chemistry I – CHEM 121 section 11 meets TF 10-11:55
  • General Chemistry I – CHEM 121 section 15 meets TF 14-15:55
  • General Chemistry II – CHEM 123 section 17 meets TF 16-17:55

Labs (all full semesters):

  • Chemistry and the World Around Us – CHEM 100 lab section 10 meets R 10-11:55
  • Chemistry and the World Around Us – CHEM 100 lab section 11 meets F 10-11:55
  • Chemistry and the World Around Us – CHEM 100 lab section 90 meets R 12-1:55
  • General Chemistry I – CHEM 121 lab section 8 meets W 8-9:55
  • General Chemistry I – CHEM 121 lab section 11 meets W 10-11:55
  • General Chemistry I – CHEM 121 lab section 15 meets W 14-15:55
  • General Chemistry I – CHEM 121 lab section 90 meets T 14-15:55
  • General Chemistry II – CHEM 123 lab section 12 meets M 12-13:55
  • General Chemistry II – CHEM 123 lab section 17 meets M 16-17:55
  • General Chemistry II – CHEM 123 lab section 90 meets M 10-11:55
  • Organic Chemistry II – CHEM 220 lab section 18 meets W 18-20:55

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • Master of Science degree in Chemistry
  • Successful experience teaching Chemistry at another post-secondary institution.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
  • A minimum of two years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, problem-solving and organizational skills.

Our summer semester will commence May 2020 and will end in August 2020.

We offer a competitive compensation: For example, for a course with four contact hours + 2 office hours, the salary is $7,852.10 for a Master’s degree holder and $8,767.71 for a Ph.D. holder. The course compensation linked to teaching hours.

The compensation for labs (2 hours) is$2,617.36 for a Master’s degree holder and $2,922.57 for a Ph.D. holder

Please submit a cover letter and your resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. The letter should include your availability for the summer semester. Applications should be saved under the first, and the last name, and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 25th, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


ARTS EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for an instructor with a broad background in Arts Education including but not limited to: Visual Arts, Media Design, Film Studies, Photography, Drama, or Music to teach in our High School program.

  • This course will run Monday to Friday from 8:00 am to 9:40 am

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Education or in a relevant field
  • A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate (if restricted, it must be in a relevant field) preferred.
  • High School teaching experience.
  • The ability to teach a diverse student body.
  • Exceptional classroom management skills/strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, support staff and parents (located outside of the country).

This part-time sessional position will commence May 2020 and end in August 2020.

The gross salary paid per course is $9,500 for a BA holder. When the instructor has a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $9,865. The gross remuneration per course is $10,469 when the candidate holds a Master’s degree.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. The letter should include your availability for the summer semester. Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 25th, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


PHYSICAL AND HEALTH EDUCATION HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for an Instructor to teach Physical Education in our High School program.

  • This course will run Monday to Friday from 2:10p m to 3:50 pm.

The successful candidate must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education is preferred;
  • A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate in Health Sciences preferred;
  • A High School teaching experience;
  • The ability to teach to a diverse student body;
  • Exceptional classroom management skills/strategies;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and
  • The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, support staff and parents (located out of the country).

This part-time sessional position will commence May 2020 and end in August 2020.

The gross salary paid per course is $9,500 for a BA holder. When the instructor has a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $9,865. The gross remuneration per course is $10,469 when the candidate holds a Master’s degree.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. The letter should include your availability for the summer semester. Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 25th, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


SPANISH SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for a Spanish Sessional Instructor to teach during the summer semester in our University Transfer and Associate Degree programs the following course:

  • Spanish 101 – Introductory Spanish I – Mondays and Thursdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master’s degree in Spanish Language.
  • Successful experience teaching Spanish at another post-secondary institution.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
  • A minimum of two years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, problem-solving and organizational skills.

This part-time sessional position will commence May 2020 and will end in August 2020.

We offer a competitive compensation: For example, for a course with four contact hours + 2 office hours, the salary is $7,852.10 for a Master’s degree holder and $8,767.71 for a Ph.D. holder. The course compensation linked to teaching hours.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. The letter should include your availability for the summer semester. Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 25, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


PHYSICS SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for Sessional Instructors to teach Physics in our University Transfer and Associate Degree Programs to teach the following courses:

  • Physics 100 – Physics for Future Leaders – Mondays 2:00 pm to 4:00pm, and Wednesdays 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
  • Physics 110 – Newtonian Mechanics – Tuesdays and Fridays 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
  • Physics 120 – Electricity and Magnetism – Tuesdays and Fridays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Physics 130 – Optics and Thermodynamics – Mondays and Thursdays 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master of Science degree in Physics
  • Successful experience teaching Physics at another post-secondary institution.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
  • A minimum of two years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, problem-solving and organizational skills.

These part-time sessional positions will commence May 2020 and will end in August 2020.

We offer a competitive compensation: For example, for a course with four contact hours + 2 office hours, the salary is $7,852.10 for a Master’s degree holder and $8,767.71 for a Ph.D. holder. The course compensation linked to teaching hours.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and your resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. The letter should include your availability for the summer semester. Applications should be saved under the first, and the last name, and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 25th, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


PHYSICS INSTRUCTORS On-CALL – 2nd HALF OF THE WINTER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for an Instructor to teach Physics On-Call in our University Transfer and Associate Degree Programs.

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master of Science degree in Physics
  • Successful experience teaching Physics at another post-secondary institution.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centred teaching techniques.
  • A minimum of two years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, problem-solving and organizational skills.

This On-Call position may take place between March 2020 and April 2020.

We offer attractive compensation, at $84.83 per hour sub rate.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. Applications should be saved under the first and last name, as well as include your expected availability for the second half of the winter semester, and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: ASAP

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


COMPUTER SCIENCE SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for Sessional Instructors to teach Computer Science during the summer semester.

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science.
  • Successful experience teaching Computer Science at another post-secondary institution.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centred teaching techniques.
  • A minimum of two years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, problem-solving and organizational skills.

These part-time sessional positions will commence May 2020 and will end in August 2020.

We offer a competitive compensation: For example, for a course with five contact hours + 2 office hours, the salary is $9,160 for a Master’s degree holder and $10,228 for a Ph.D. holder. The course compensation linked to teaching hours.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and your resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. The letter should include your availability for the summer semester. Applications should be saved under the first, and the last name, and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 25th, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


MATH SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for Mathematics Sessional Instructors to teach in our University Transfer and Associate Degree programs.

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • A Master’s degree in Mathematics.
  • Successful experience teaching Math at another post-secondary institution.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centered teaching techniques.
  • A minimum of two years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, problem-solving and organizational skills.

These part-time sessional positions will commence May 2020 and will end in August 2020.

We offer a competitive compensation: For example, for a course with four contact hours + 2 office hours, the salary is $7,852.097 for a Master’s degree holder and $8,767.709 for a Ph.D. holder. The course compensation linked to teaching hours.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and your resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. The letter should include your availability for the summer semester. Applications should be saved under the first, and the last name, and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 25th, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


PSYCHOLOGY SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for Psychology Sessional Instructors to teach in our University Transfer and Associate Degree programs the following courses:

Full Semester:

  • PSYC 110 – Introductory Psychology I – Mondays and Thursdays from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Second-half of the Semester (July to August):

  • PSYC 210 – Introductory Child Psychology – Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00 am to 10:00 am
  • PSYC 110 – Introductory Psychology I – Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • PSYC 110 – Introductory Psychology I – Wednesdays and Saturdays from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • A Master’s degree in Psychology (Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology, or Behavioural Neuroscience).
  • Successful experience teaching Psychology at another post-secondary institution.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centred teaching techniques.
  • A minimum of two years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, problem-solving and organizational skills.

These part-time sessional positions will commence May 2020 and will end in August 2020. We offer an attractive compensation: $7,852.097 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,767.709 per course for a Ph.D. holder.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and your resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. The letter should include your availability for the summer semester. Applications should be saved under the first, and the last name, and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 25th, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


HISTORY SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for History Sessional Instructors to teach the following courses in our University Transfer and Associate Degree programs:

  • History 110 – Canada to 1867 – Mondays and Thursdays from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
  • History 202 – World History Since 1500 – Wednesdays and Saturdays from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Our ideal candidates must have:

  • A Master’s degree in History.
  • Successful experience teaching History at another post-secondary institution.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centred teaching techniques.
  • A minimum of two years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, collaboration, problem-solving and organizational skills.

These part-time sessional positions will commence May 2020 and will end in August 2020.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,852.097 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,767.709 per course for a Ph.D. holder. We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and your resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. The letter should include your availability for the summer semester. Applications should be saved under the first, and the last name, and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 25th, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


ENGLISH SESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for English Sessional Instructors to teach English 100 – Language and Composition courses in our University Transfer and Associate Degree Programs.

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • M.A. in English Literature
  • Credentials (CELTA, TESL or TESOL certificate) and experience teaching ESL courses.
  • Experience teaching a diverse student body.
  • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centred teaching techniques.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

These part-time sessional positions will commence May 2020 and will end in August 2020.

We offer a competitive compensation: For example, for a course with five contact hours + 2 office hours, we offer $9,160 for a Master’s degree holder and $10,228 for a Ph.D. holder. The course compensation linked to teaching hours. We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 25th, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


ENGLISH HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for English Instructors to teach in our High School program.

The successful candidates must have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Education and a Bachelor’s degree in English Language.
  • Credentials (CELTA, TESL or TESOL certificate) and experience teaching ESL courses.
  • A BC Public or Independent School Teaching Certificate.
  • The ability to teach a diverse student body.
  • Exceptional classroom management skills/strategies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, support staff and parents (located outside of the country).

These sessional positions will commence May 2020 and end in August 2020.

We offer a competitive compensation. The gross salary paid per high school course is $9,500 for BA holder. When the instructor has the two Bachelor’s requested degrees or a BA and PDP, the gross salary paid per course is $9,865. The gross remuneration per course is $10,469 when the candidate holds a Master’s degree.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. Applications should be saved under the first and last name and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 25th, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


COMMUNICATIONS SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR – SUMMER SEMESTER

Columbia College is looking for Communications Sessional Instructor to teach during the Summer 2020 semester in our University Transfer and Associate Degree programs.

Our ideal candidate must have:

  • Master’s degree in Communications.
  • Experience teaching Communications at another post-secondary institution and to a diverse student.
  • Demonstrated success in innovative or student-centred teaching techniques.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in teaching a diverse student body.

This part-time sessional position will commence in May 2020 and will end in August 2020.

We offer an attractive compensation: $7,852.10 per course for a Master’s degree holder and $8,767.71 per course for a Ph.D. holder.

We are currently accepting applications. Please submit a cover letter and resume consolidated into one PDF or Word document. Applications should be saved under the first and last name, as well as include your expected availability for the summer semester, and sent to [email protected]

Application Deadline: March 15th, 2020

We thank all applicants for their interest in the position; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.