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Faculty, Mining Engineering

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Position Information

Position Title Faculty, Mining Engineering
Who We Are
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Position Summary
BCIT’s School of Construction and the Environment is seeking a regular, full-time (1.0 FTE) Faculty, Mining Engineering to deliver courses in the Mineral Exploration and Mining Technology diploma program and the Mining and Mineral Resources Engineering degree program.

The department is seeking mining engineers with knowledge and experience in at least two of the following areas:
  • Surface mine operations, surface mine design
  • Mine project evaluation – pre-feasibility studies
  • Computer mine design
  • Soil and rock mechanics

The successful candidates will be committed to prepare students for an exciting career in the mining industry. Success of the BCIT mining diploma and degree programs is achieved through the faculty’s excellence in instruction, close ties with industry, and mentoring and motivating of the students to succeed. Graduates of both the diploma and degree programs find employment in a wide range of fields in both the public and private sectors.
Duties & Responsibilities
The successful candidates will be expected to teach fundamental and advanced topics in a wide range of mining engineering courses. They will be responsible for developing course materials; delivering lectures and labs; developing and marking assignments and exams; supervising student projects; and planning and supervising field trips where necessary. They will be expected also to carry out duties necessary for successful operation of the program, including participation in department meetings, program accreditation, and student outreach activities.

  • Graduate degree in mining engineering; applicants with a graduate degree in a related field and with appropriate experience may be considered
  • 5 years of industry experience in mining engineering
  • Registration as a Professional Engineer in Canada; pending registration may be considered
  • Broad knowledge of mining engineering in North America
  • High-level knowledge of a combination of subjects that include surface mine operations, surface mine design, mine project evaluation, pre-feasibility studies, computer mine design, soil and rock mechanics
  • Working knowledge of current versions of common mine design software
  • Comfortable with teaching in classroom and online environment
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong team player
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel on class field trips
Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us

  • Competitive pay
  • Minimum of twenty-five days of vacation (or more, depending on your position)
  • Competitive employer-paid extended health and dental plan – take a look at our benefit plans!
  • Defined benefit pension plan with employer contributions
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT Flexible Learning courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more

BCIT values diverse experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. If you require accessibility accommodations during any part of the application or hiring process, please contact so we can best support you. Please note that all applications must be submitted via the careers page portal, email applications will not be accepted.

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Salary Range Salary Range: $63,150 - $110,238 per annum.
Additional Salary Information
Salary prorated based on percentage and term of appointment. Salary based on education, experience and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement.
Position Details

Posting Category Faculty
School/Service Area SOCE Natural Resources
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCIT Faculty and Staff Association (FSA)
Job Status Regular
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1.0
Anticipated Start Date 04/29/2024
Anticipated End Date
Competition Information

Competition Number 23FSA247
Competition Open Date 09/05/2023
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Certificate
    • Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-9
    • 10+
  3. * All positions at BCIT require on campus presence at the applicable campus location(s). This means the successful candidate must be able to and willing to relocate to the Lower Mainland. Please select from the following that best describes your situation:
    • I currently reside in the Lower Mainland
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland, however I am willing and able to relocate if found to be the successful candidate
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland and I am unwilling to relocate
  4. * Where a successful applicant places within the salary range is dependent on education, experience, and placement criteria as outlined in the Collective Agreement. Are you satisfied with being placed on this range?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents