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Posting number 2018.027
Position Instructor, Child, Youth and Family Studies
Department Child, Youth and Family Studies, Faculty of Professional Studies
Location Abbotsford
Contract type Faculty; Temporary (Limited Term)
Contract timeline One-year term
Start date August 16, 2018
End date August 15, 2019
Closing date April 15, 2018

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley is nationally recognized for its commitment to teaching excellence, community relevance, and Indigenization. With over 100 programs, from graduate and undergraduate arts, science, and professional degrees, to trades and technical education, university preparation, and continuing education UFV is the school of choice for over 15,000 students.

Posting details

On the Abbotsford (King Road) campus, the Child and Youth Care Program is seeking a generalist for the program.  The Child, Youth and Family Studies (CYFS) ( department invites applicants for a one-year Limited Term faculty appointment.  The successful application will be expected to teach a total of seven (7) sections, including practicum, developmental theory, and case planning across the range of 1st to 4th year courses. 

Duties of Limited Term faculty fall within Article 18.2 (Teaching Faculty Duties) of the Collective Agreement, specifically the Teaching and Service components.


The successful applicant must have a completed MA in a related discipline, and three years of recent and relevant field and/ or teaching experience.

How to apply

Applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy and recent teaching evaluations, along with a sample syllabi and assignments if relevant. 

Direct application materials by April 15, 2018 referring to Posting #2018.027 to:


Email application to:

Human Resources
University of the Fraser Valley
33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
Phone: (604) 854-4554
Fax: (604) 854-1538

Find out how to prepare your application

Please note:

  • We thank all applicants for considering UFV for employment.
  • Incomplete applications will not be processed.
  • In order to be environmentally and fiscally responsible, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.
  • Short-listed candidates may undergo a criminal record check and/or a verification of their education credentials, as required.
  • Shortlisted applicants for staff positions will be required to provide copies of their most recent evaluation summary.

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

UFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment.

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