Northern Lights College
  • 10-Jun-2021 to 23-Jun-2021 (PST)
  • Fort St John, BC, CAN
  • $43.80 - $49.70
  • Hourly
  • Temporary, Part Time


Term of App't: August - December 2021 (96 hours in total)

Start date: August 23, 2021

Reporting to: Dean of Academic & Vocational Programs


$43.80 - $49.70/hr, depending on experience and qualifications as per the BCGEU Faculty Collective Agreement. Temporary employees receive an additional $0.50/hour in lieu of benefits, 6% vacation and 4.2% statutory holiday pay included with each pay day.


NLC requires a sessional instructor to teach one section of POLI 100: Politics and Government. This position consists of 45 student contact hours plus 51 preparation hours for a contract of up to 96 hours. There is a total of 3.0 student contact hours per week during the semester. The delivery model is face to face on the Fort St. John campus with videoconference delivery to remote NLC campuses as needed.

POLI 100: Politics and Government is a required or elective course in University Arts and Sciences and Related programs. This course also transfers to other post-secondary institutions as per the BC Transfer Guide.

Delivery of fall courses begins on Sept 7th and continues until December 4th, with final exams scheduled between Dec 6th to 16th.

For detailed course descriptions, please see the following webpage:



  • Minimum of a Masters' Degree in Political Science, or a closely related discipline.
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Commitment to student motivation and success; and the
  • Ability to function effectively as a team member through collaborative approaches to course pedagogy.


  • PhD in Political Science.
  • One North American post-secondary degree, preferably the terminal degree.
  • The Provincial Instructor Diploma Program or an equivalent credential in adult education, or a readiness to pursue such a credential.
  • Experience instructing a culturally diverse group of students, including Indigenous and international students.
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