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Assistant Instructor, Medical Laboratory Science

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Position Information

Position Title Assistant Instructor, Medical Laboratory Science
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Position Summary
BCIT’s School of Health Sciences is seeking a temporary, full-time (1.0 FTE) Assistant Instructor, Medical Laboratory Science. To support the delivery the Clinical Chemistry curriculum as part of the Medical Laboratory Science program.
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist the instructor in the development of curriculum and instructional media in accordance with the Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Science (CSMLS) competency profile for Medical Laboratory Technologists.
  • Prepare supplementary course materials for teaching labs, including specimens and worksheets/books
  • Reinforce the instructor’s lecture material and its application to problems, procedures, and equipment
  • Demonstrate and give practical instruction in a student teaching lab
  • Assist in the assessment of student evaluations
  • Supervise students throughout class activities
  • Support the instructor in the research and procurement of educational teaching technology or equipment
  • Coordinate and develop a quality assurance program for laboratory equipment, including maintenance and repair, quality control material, and standard operation procedures.
  • Maintain supply inventory for the teaching labs
  • Supervise and/or train technical personnel, including service technicians
  • Perform other administrative duties as required, including student selection, program planning and committee work.

  • Graduation from an accredited Medical Laboratory Science program
  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institute preferred OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Current registration with CSMLS
  • A minimum of 5 years of recent, full-time, or equivalent experience in Clinical Chemistry
  • Possess advanced Clinical Chemistry theoretical concepts and technical skills
  • Demonstrable teaching, training, or mentoring skills for students, colleagues, or other clients
  • Knowledge and experience with all MS Office Productivity Tools and various meeting platforms
  • Effective English language oral and written communication
  • Build and maintain effective and collaborative networks and relationships with students, colleagues and partners
  • Hold yourself and the MLS program and profession to the highest ethical and professional standards
  • Identify opportunities and barriers related to course/program innovation and approach challenges through a solution-focused perspective
  • Work independently and reliably with limited supervision
  • Lead, inspire, and shape students’ behaviours and actions through a commitment of excellence, passion and enthusiasm for the work
  • Commitment to lifelong learning made possible through professional development opportunities
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 Learningcourses 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.

The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh).
Salary Range Salary Range: $66,196 - $90,430 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 SOHS Lab Sciences and Health Protection
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCIT Faculty and Staff Association (FSA)
Job Status Temporary
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 11/13/2023
Anticipated End Date 06/07/2024
Competition Information

Competition Number 23FSA346
Competition Open Date 08/16/2023
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
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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. * 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
  4. * What clinical area(s) do you have experience in?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * The qualifications section has indicated what is required for this position. Please use the comment box below to indicate which current Canadian healthcare certifications you have that you feel are relevant to the position (ex. CMRT, BCMLS Advanced Certification, Nursing, etc.) Please indicate all relevant certifications in the comment box below:

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * 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

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents