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Faculty, Electrical Engineering and Technology

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Position Information

Position Title Faculty, Electrical Engineering and Technology
Who We Are
At BCIT, putting people at the core of everything we do is paramount. This idea is the foundation of BCIT’s People Vision, which describes the Institute’s goals and priorities in respect to our people. In a complex and uncertain world, it’s vital our people feel valued, supported and connected. BCIT champions a culture of innovation and global progress through people’s imagination and creativity. With a competitive compensation package, great work-life balance, and career advancement opportunities, see why we’ve earned the title of one of BC’s Top Employers for over ten years running.
Position Summary
BCIT’s School of Energy is seeking a temporary, part time (0.5 FTE) Faculty to deliver lectures and laboratory activities in-person, evaluate (including marking) student progress, and support the day-to-day operations of the department. As valued members of our team of respected faculty with extensive industry experience and knowledge, the ideal candidates will bring practical skills to the classroom, inspiring and guiding future practitioners in their field.

BCIT is a leader in hands-on practical education. We are looking for individuals passionate about learning and teaching to join our team.

BCIT’s Department of Electrical Engineering and Technology offers diplomas in electrical engineering technology with options in electrical power and industrial control, telecommunications and networking, and automation and instrumentation, as well as bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering.
Duties & Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in subject areas related to electrical engineering and technology. Specifically, the successful candidates will be expected to teach ELEX 3525 – Data Communications in accordance with the current course outline.

A course description is available at the link above and course material is also available from prior terms and may be used.

As a passionate educator, the successful candidate will leverage their expertise to engage and challenge students while fostering a collaborative and inclusive learning environment.
Additionally, the successful candidates will be responsible to meet the course learning objectives, participate in department activities, engage with team members, support continuous improvement initiatives within the department, and perform other duties in accordance with the collective agreement.

Required qualifications include:
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a relevant engineering discipline or the equivalent combination of education and experience;
  • Minimum five years of relevant, hands-on industry experience;
  • Effective command of the English language, both written and oral, and
  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work both collaboratively and independently.

Candidates must have a solid foundation in data communications including serial interfaces, line codes, framing, error detection and correction, and network protocols at the physical and link layers.

Knowledge and practical experience in the following areas are required:
  • With numerical analysis tools such as MatLab, Octave, etc.;
  • Protocol analysers such as Wireshark, and
  • Laboratory test equipment including oscilloscopes, waveform generators, and other benchtop equipment.

Desirable qualifications:
The following skills and experience will be considered an asset:
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to learners and provide a positive learning environment to students working at different skill levels including international students and students requiring accommodation, and
  • Eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) or Professional Licensee Engineer (P.L. Eng.) in BC.
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.

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: $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 SOM Electrical and Computer Engineering Technology
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit BCIT Faculty and Staff Association (FSA)
Job Status Temporary
Full-Time/Part-Time Part-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 09/03/2024
Anticipated End Date 12/31/2024
Competition Information

Competition Number 24FSA447
Competition Open Date 04/03/2024
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. * This position is temporary with an anticipated end date. At the time of posting, there is no guarantee of extension past the anticipated end date.
    • I acknowledge that there is no guarantee of extension past the anticipated end date of this temporary position.
  4. * 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
  5. * 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