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Job Opportunity: Instructor, Digital and Print Publishing, Langara College

Langara Publishing logoFrom Langara College website:

Job Title: Instructor, Digital and Print Publishing

Full Time/Part Time: Part-Time, ¼ of Full Time

Regular/Temporary: Temporary

Posting Type: Concurrent (posting internally and externally at the same time)

Department/Program: Digital and Print Publishing

Subject Area: PUBL 1115: Writing for Publication

Description of Position:

One section of Writing for Publication is available on a temporary basis this fall. The position includes teaching writing for magazine media with a focus on writing stories for the publishing program magazine, PRM.

The instructor will teach students to write pitch letters, short articles, feature-length stories, and crafting ledes and endings.

The instructor will be required to guide students who are working on a major magazine piece for PRM, especially in the areas of story selection, interviewing and research techniques.

Candidates must have a strong background in magazine feature writing and cultural publishing.

As this course is mixed-mode (face-to-face plus online), working knowledge of Brightspace or similar LMS is preferred.

Teaching experience in college-level journalism, experience with writing or editing for cultural publishing is strongly suggested.

A Masters degree and participation in department activities is required.

Required Qualifications:       

  • Masters degree or the equivalent and related work experience.
  • Teaching experience in a writing course is preferred.

Length of appointment: September 2019 – December 2019

Start Date: September 1, 2019

Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

Employee Group: LFA

Application Information: Please forward your resume and cover letter, no later than 4:30pm of the closing date.

Competition No.: F038-19

Deadline: June 28, 2019

We thank you for your interest and advise that only those shortlisted will be contacted. Langara is committed to enhancing our diverse workforce.

Apply here.