Mathematics Instructor

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

POSITION START: August 25, 2023

KPU proudly offers all learners opportunities to achieve success in a diverse range of programs that blend theory and practice, critical understanding, and social and ethical awareness necessary for good citizenship and rewarding careers.

As Canada’s only polytechnic university, Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) is the fourth largest university in the province of British Columbia and serves communities in the South Fraser region and beyond. A leader in innovative education with a teaching-focused mandate, KPU offers all learners opportunities to achieve the highest standards of academic performance.

Within KPU, the Faculty of Science and Horticulture (FSH) has over 1,500 full-time students and over 200 faculty members and instructors from across the natural and applied sciences. FSH includes nine departments and over 30 programs at the undergraduate level, with offerings at four KPU campuses. The Faculty is also home to Canada Research Chair: Dr. Paul Adams as the Sherman Jen Research Chair.

FSH offers experiential learning through hands-on curriculum, co-ops and research collaboration opportunities with KPU’s Institute for Sustainable Horticulture (ISH), Institute for Sustainable Food Systems (ISFS), and Applied Genomics Centre (AGC). As well, our faculty is home to over a hectare of horticulture field lab, a working farm and a state-of-the art teaching brewery, which has been recognized internationally and locally, winning BC Brewery of the Year in 2019.

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The Faculty of Science and Horticulture at Kwantlen Polytechnic University is currently seeking applications for a full-time regular faculty member in the Mathematics Department to commence their appointment as of August 25, 2023.

Our Applications of Mathematics Major program has specializations in Biomathematics, Computational Mathematics, and Mathematics Education, and we are looking for candidates who will help us enhance our Computational Mathematics program. Further information on our courses can be found at and QUALIFICATIONS:


The successful applicants will possess, at a minimum, a Master’s degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Mathematics or Statistics, successful experience teaching in a post-secondary setting, and a willingness to teach all levels of Mathematics, from preparatory through fourth year level. Expertise in one of our areas of specialization, especially Computational Maths (including Computational Statistics and Data Analysis) or Biomathematics, is an asset. Current industry or research experience in relevant fields is also an asset. Candidates with a wide range of mathematical backgrounds are encouraged to apply.


Please forward a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, evidence of undergraduate teaching success (teaching evaluations), a list of three professional referees able to comment on your teaching ability and academic accomplishments, and copies of post-secondary transcripts.

For all application documents, please quote competition #2259

More information concerning the working conditions for a faculty member are outlined in Article 12 of the Kwantlen Faculty Association (KFA) Collective Agreement

In addition, experience with online instructional delivery will be an asset.

The successful applicant must have excellent written and oral communication skills in order to teach effectively in English.

Note to Applicants

Kwantlen Polytechnic University welcomes and encourages applications from equity deserving groups and diverse experiences including, but not limited to, Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, and members of the 2S/LGBTQIA+ community.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

We thank all applicants for their interest in employment with KPU. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

Kwantlen Polytechnic University is committed to protecting the safety and welfare of employees, students, and the general public, and upholding the reputation and integrity of the University. For this reason, final applicants will be asked to undergo a background check.