College Professor – Mathematics & Statistics

Okanagan College

Position Information

Position Number

Position Title
College Professor – Mathematics & Statistics

Science and Technology

Mathematics & Statistics


Other Flexible Work Options

Your Opportunity
The role and responsibilities of a faculty member focus on the activities related to teachers, academics and scholars. They include but are not limited to an awareness of current scholarship and continuing mastery in one’s field, instructional and professional duties, professional development, and service. In addition, duties and responsibilities may include scholarly activity.

Functions and Duties
Instructional duties may include all or any of the following: instructional (teaching) assignments; course preparation and program revision; development of new programs and modes of delivery; evaluation of student work; instruction of laboratory exercises, concepts, theories, techniques and use of equipment; student contact for purposes of advising, tutoring and supervision both in and outside of the lecture or laboratory period; revision and development of existing and/or new courses in all formats; preparation of materials for use in laboratories; set up and take down of laboratory materials; preparation of timetables; control of inventory, maintenance of equipment; ordering of materials; Prior Learning Assessment (PLA) and PLA coordination; and other functions related to instruction.

Professional development is activity intended to promote teaching excellence, subject area competence and technical competence in an area of professional or instructional expertise.

Service may include all or any of the following: school visitations; active membership on appropriate college or union committees, councils or boards; participation in professional or academic organizations; application of the employee’s academic or professional competence or expertise in the community at large; attendance at articulation meetings; representing OC at other functions, administrative duties and other duties.

Scholarly activity includes scholarship, research and creative activities. A College Professor may be released from instructional and/or professional duties to perform scholarly activity

Education and Experience
The minimum qualification is a Master’s degree, or an equivalent level credential as appropriate for the discipline.Independent, post-secondary or public school work experience directly related to the duty assignment.Graduate level training that enables sole responsibility for teaching undergraduate students in the area directly related to the teaching assignment. Experience demonstrating a learner-centered teaching philosophy is desired.An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity is preferred.

Skills and Abilities
Designs and teaches a course with regard for learning outcomes

Teaches in a variety of modes, including lecture, discussion, active student involvement and laboratory work as appropriate

Interested in use of appropriate technological aids in instruction

Open to feedback from others on ways to improve teaching and related activities

Knowledgeable about the subject matter of the teaching area and able to teach the subject matter at a post-secondary level

Maintains currency and vitality in one’s discipline through professional activities, professional development and/or scholarship

Interested in course and program development

Collegial and willing to work constructively with others

Comfortable in a computerized environment and with programs relevant to instruction and academic discipline

Preferred Qualifications
The Mathematics & Statistics Department is looking for a full-time continuing College Professor based out of the Kelowna campus. The professor may also instruct at the Vernon, Salmon Arm, and Penticton campuses as needed. The instructional assignment is expected to include, but is not limited to theoretical and practical topics within the first and second year Mathematics, Statistics and Data Science curriculum.
Duties will include teaching, holding regular office hours, marking all assignments and exams, and reporting grades.
The ideal candidate will have an exceptional teaching record with a demonstrated learner-centered teaching philosophy. The candidate must be committed to staying current in their field through active professional development and/or scholarly activity. While the invitation to apply is broad in scope and not limited to a particular area of subject expertise, applicants with a Data Science or Statistics background or with a background in applied mathematics will be most strongly considered. A background in Health Analytics or Economic Analytics is also considered an asset. Successful applicants will be an integral part of the team that will help Okanagan College realize the promise of a world-class college.
Applicants are encouraged to apply to all postings of interest. Applying to one job in a particular department does not automatically make you an applicant for other jobs within that department.

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

2023-24 academic year runs Sep 2023 – Apr 2024

Annual Salary/Hourly Rate
Salary range $62,828 to $100,958 with normal starting salary between $69,017 and $75,206 annually*, dependent on relevant education and experience. *Note: Part-time Term and summer appointments subject to adjustment factors as per the collective agreement

Appointment Type
Faculty – Full-time Continuing

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants are advised to review all posted positions in which they may be interested – both term and continuing – for the Mathematics & Statistics Department. Note that there are multiple positions posted and a separate application is required for each posting for which a candidate wishes to be considered.

Course descriptions and information about the Mathematics & Statistics Department can be found at:

For inquiries of an academic nature, please contact Joe Hobart, chair of the Mathematics & Statistics Department, at: [email protected]

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