Biomedical Science Instructor

Kootenay Columbia College of Integrative Health Sciences is seeking a passionate, dynamic and dedicated instructor in the field of biomedical sciences who is eager to inspire the next generation of healthcare professionals. As a Biomedical College Instructor, you will play a pivotal role in shaping students’ knowledge, critical thinking, and practical skills to excel in their careers.

Position: Biomedical College Instructor

Institution: Kootenay Columbia College of Integrative Health Sciences

Location: Nelson, in-person

Job Type: Full-time, Part-time


  • Course Instruction:

Deliver engaging and comprehensive lectures and practical demonstrations to undergraduate students pursuing diploma in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Registered Massage Therapy.

  • Curriculum Development:

Collaborate with the academic team to design and update the curriculum, ensuring alignment with industry advancements and academic standards.

  • Student Mentorship:

Provide academic guidance, mentorship, and support to students, fostering a positive and inclusive learning environment.

  • Assessment and Grading:

Evaluate students’ performance, grade assignments, and provide constructive feedback to facilitate their academic growth.

  • Research and Innovation:

Conduct research and stay updated with advancements in the field of biomedical sciences, integrating relevant findings into the curriculum and sharing your expertise with colleagues and students.

  • Professional Development:

Pursue continuous professional development opportunities to enhance teaching techniques, subject matter expertise, and educational methodologies.

  • Departmental Collaboration:

Collaborate with fellow faculty members, participate in departmental meetings, and engage in interdisciplinary projects to enrich the academic environment.


  • Education:

Master Degree in Biomedical Sciences or MD/IMG or a closely related field is required.

  • Teaching Experience:

Previous experience in teaching at the college level, delivering lectures and guiding students is required.

  • Industry Experience:

Prior experience or professional exposure in the biomedical field, such as research, clinical practice, or industry, will be highly valued.

  • Communication Skills:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex scientific concepts in a clear and accessible manner.

  • Passion for Education:

Demonstrated passion for teaching, student mentorship, and fostering a positive learning environment.

  • Team Player:

Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, students, and administration to contribute to the success of the institution’s academic goals.

  • Innovative Thinking:

Openness to exploring new teaching methodologies, incorporating technology, and promoting active learning strategies.

How to Apply:
Interested candidates are invited to submit the following application materials to

  • Updated Curriculum Vitae (CV)/Resume
  • Cover Letter detailing your teaching philosophy and passion for biomedical education
  • Academic transcripts and proof of degrees obtained
  • Contact information for three professional references

Application Deadline: August 11th, 2023

We look forward to receiving your application!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Part-time hours: 20-35 per week

Salary: $50.00-$60.00 per hour


  • Dental care
  • Extended health care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Nelson, BC V1L 4H1: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Biomedical Science Teaching: 3 years (required)
  • college level teaching: 3 years (required)

Position Open Until Filled

Job Category: Instructor / Supervisor
Job Type: Full Time Part Time
Job Location: Nelson BC

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