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Regular Probationary Faculty - Business Law

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site www.douglascollegecareers.ca. Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling the position. All internal applications must be received by date. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Regular Probationary Faculty - Business Law
Posting Number 00614F
Location New Westminster/Coquitlam Campus
Grade or Pay Level In accordance with the current Collective Agreement
Salary Range Salary Range: $71,846-$115,129 Placement on the faculty salary scale is based on education, professional certification and experience and will be in accordance with the Collective Agreement.
Position Type Faculty - Probationary Regular
Posting Type Internal/External
Regular/Temporary Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Posting Category Faculty
Start Date 08/15/2024
End Date
Equity Statement
Douglas College is committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive and equitable learning and working environment. In support of this journey, we welcome all people to apply, including people from groups that are experiencing inequity, including, but not limited, to Indigenous Peoples, racialized or persons of colour, persons with mental or physical disabilities, persons who identify as women, and/or persons of marginalized sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions, and persons of all faith identities, age, marital status, and parental status.
Work Arrangements
This faculty position will be available starting in the Fall 2024 semester. The candidate may be required to teach days, evenings, and/or Saturdays, at our New Westminster and Coquitlam campuses.
What Douglas Offers

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The Role
The Faculty of Commerce & Business Administration is seeking a Probationary Regular Business Law instructor beginning in the Fall 2024 semester.
Responsibilities
The successful candidate will instruct students, facilitate learning and evaluate student progress in College courses. The incumbent will plan, organize and manage learning activities and resources, provide academic advice to learners, maintain quality learner‐centered instruction, and will perform other related duties as required.

The successful candidate must be fully prepared to teach Introductory Business Law (BLAW 1320), and at least two of the following:
  • Fundamentals of International Trade Law (BLAW 3700);
  • Sales and Marketing Law (BLAW 3710);
  • Corporate and Financial Planning Law (BLAW 3730);
  • Employment Law (BLAW 3750);
  • Labour Relations (BLAW 3760);
  • Real Estate Law (BLAW 3770);
  • Negotiation Skills (BLAW 3780); or
  • Procurement Law and Contractual Interpretation (BLAW 4720).
The ability to teach BLAW 3700, BLAW 3710, BLAW 3730, BLAW 3780 or BLAW 4720 is considered an asset.
To Be Successful in this Role You Will Need
Candidates must meet the minimum qualifications set out in EITHER Stream ‘A’ OR Stream ‘B’

Minimum Qualifications for Stream ‘A’ Applicants:
  • To possess a LLB or JD plus MBA or Masters Degree, ABD or PhD in the discipline or related field;
  • a combination of three years working experience and/or teaching experience relating to business law; and
  • membership in the Law Society of BC.

Minimum Qualifications for Stream ‘B’ Applicants:
  • To possess a LLB or JD;
  • a combination of five years working experience and/or teaching experience relating to business law; and
  • membership in the Law Society of BC.

Additional Minimum Qualifications for both Stream ‘A’ and Stream ‘B’ Applicants:
  • To demonstrate a high level of legal knowledge obtained either from the candidate’s education or career background.
  • To possess a Bachelor of Laws (LLB or JD) degree from a recognized institution.
  • To demonstrate an excellent ability to teach business law topics at the post-secondary level.
  • To work cooperatively with colleagues in a team environment.
  • To demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
  • To possess working knowledge of computer applications and educational technologies.
  • Previous teaching experience is considered an asset.

Link to Full Position Profile
Needs a Criminal Records Check No
Posting Detail Information

Open Date 05/16/2024
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant
Interested applicants must submit their application and all required documents online on the Douglas College Career Site www.douglascollegecareers.ca. Qualified internal applicants shall be given first consideration in filling the position. All internal applications must be received by date. Please ensure your resume clearly explains how you meet the required knowledge, skills and abilities of the position for which you are applying. All candidates selected for interview will need to bring original certificates and diplomas of educational credentials noted on their resume.
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first find out about this employment opportunity?
    • Douglas College Careers Site
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed
    • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram)
    • Personal Referral
    • Agency Referral
    • Professional Association Website
    • Colleges and Institutes Canada (CICAN)
    • Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT)
    • Douglas College CareerHUB
    • Career Fair or Other Hiring Event
    • Other
    • Glassdoor
  2. * If you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident, do you currently have a valid Canadian work permit?
    • Yes
    • No
    • Not Applicable
  3. If you have a valid Canadian work permit, please indicate expiry date and the type of work permit you hold. (Type N/A if not applicable).

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Are you a current or former Douglas College employee/student?
    • Current employee
    • Former employee
    • Current student
    • Former student
    • None of the above
  5. * If you are a current/former employee/student, enter your ID number. (Type in N/A if not applicable.)

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please confirm that you will maintain residency in the Lower Mainland for the duration of your employment.
    • Yes, I confirm
    • No, I am not able to meet this requirement

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References with Contact Information
  4. Transcripts and/or Credentials
Optional Documents