Contract Lecturer (Various Subjects)

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB, Canada
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University/Academia/Research/Think tank
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The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for Contract Lecturers for the 2018/2019 Fall/Winter Terms.  Currently, courses for which contract lecturers may be required (to teach all or part of) includes the following list.  Other courses may be available as conditions change:

BIOL 108 – Introduction to Biological Diversity (Fall term)

BIOL 208 – Principles of Ecology (Winter term)

BIOL 361 – Marine Science (Winter term)

BIOL 366 – Northern Ecology (Winter term)

BIOL 440/540 – Watershed Ecohydrology (Winter term)

BOT 205 – Fundamentals of Plant Biology (Fall term)

BOT 464 /564 – Plant Functional Genomics (Winter term)

GENET 270 – Foundations of Molecular Genetics (Winter term)

IMIN 371 – Introduction to Immunology (.33) (Fall term)

ZOOL 224 – Vertebrate Diversity (Fall term)

ZOOL 340 – Comparative Environmental Physiology (Winter term)

ZOOL 351 – Freshwater Invertebrate Diversity (Fall term)

This list of courses is subject to change until positions are filled.

Additional information on the courses above can be found in the 2018-2019 calendar, on the Department’s web site, or by visiting the Student Services Office (CW-405 BioSci Bldg).

These appointments require a Ph.D. degree in a relevant discipline and successful teaching experience (including laboratory teaching).  If you are interested in being considered for one or more of these positions, or for any other sessional opportunities that may arise, provide a c.v. and a cover letter outlining your teaching experience and mentioning the course(s) and/or subject areas for which you would like to be considered. Please include the names of two references who are willing to give information on your teaching experience and abilities.  People who have recently provided this information or who have recently taught as sessionals for this department need only send an email indicating their interest in the upcoming positions.

Salary will be commensurate with experience in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff Agreement (ATS).

Positions will be filled as suitable candidates are identified.

How to Apply

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.