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Casual Instructors, Geological Technology Program
Competition Number: Hr 17.73
School of Science
$33.52 to $33.71 per hour. Casual hire from August 21, 2017 to December 21, 2017
Ayamdigut (Whitehorse) Campus

Initial Review Date: Monday, July 03, 2017

Yukon College is looking for qualified individuals to teach in one or more of the following courses on a casual basis in the following program areas:

GEOL 104: Communication and Career Search
This introductory course will help students develop the communication and study skills necessary to successfully navigate the landscape of the mineral industry and is framed around helping guide students through the hiring process, from initial job search to final interview. In this course, students will learn about employment opportunities in the exploration and mining fields.


  • Instruct in a lecture-based setting for 3 hours weekly;
  • Meet the course learning outcomes by delivering current, interactive and engaging course content;
  • Grade and provide feedback on student work.


  • Preferred candidate will have experience working in Human Resources in the mineral industry or a related field;
  • Certificate or diploma in Human Resources Management considered an asset.

GEOL 105: Physical Geology Laboratory Instructor
Course topics include: minerals, igneous, sedimentary and metamorphic rocks weathering, erosion and depositional systems, earth composition and structure, and plate tectonics. Laboratory sessions concentrate on mineral and rock identification and interpretation of topographic and geologic maps.


  • Instruct in a laboratory-based setting for 3 hours weekly;
  • Meet the course learning outcomes through the delivery of safe, interactive and hands-on laboratory exercises;
  • Grade and provide feedback on student work;
  • Liase with the lecture instructor to ensure consistency between sections.


  • M.Sc. or higher in Geology or a similar field;
  • Experience teaching at the post-secondary level is considered an asset.

For more information, please contact:
Dr. Joel Cubley Program Coordinator, Geological Technology at

Quoting the competition number, please send your resume to:

Human Resource Services
Yukon College, Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon, Y1A 5K4
Fax #: (867) 668-8896
Email: hr@yukoncollege.yk.ca

Applicants should clearly outline all relevant qualifications since selection for interview will be based on applications submitted. A statement of qualifications, which outlines the selection standards, and a position description are available in PDF format for all Bargaining Unit positions, by following the links above.

Please be prepared to provide official transcripts upon request.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.