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Employment Opportunity

Special Investigations: Habitat and Pollution Prosecutions Instructor

Bachelor of Natural Resource Protection
Faculty of Science & Technology
Competition Number: 13-4083
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding
Start/End: December 30, 2013 up to May 16, 2014 -
May end early or be extended
Workload: Mondays 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Schedule flexibility may be possible
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00276
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Develop and instruct RMOT 497 Special Investigations: Habitat and Pollution Prosecutions, an upper-level course in the Bachelor of Natural Resource Protection degree program. The successful candidate will prepare materials in consultation with department faculty.

This course will examine investigative procedures involving habitat alterations, wildlife trade, deposits of deleterious substances, and other topics relating to offences against the environment. Previous environmental court cases in Canada will also be examined and studied.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: Law or Masters degree from an appropriately accredited institution. Five years work experience in the area of Habitat and Pollution Prosecutions. Experience in teaching adults and Resource Officers or Environmental Investigators. Strong communication (oral and written), organizational and interpersonal skills. Demonstrated success working as a team member and the ability to work independently.
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. from an appropriately accredited institution. Demonstrated teaching experience at the post-secondary level.

Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications for all items listed on resume
Teaching evaluations if an experienced instructor
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: September 29, 2013 - October 16, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.