Science Lab Instructor (2 Positions)
Faculty of Arts and Science
The Department of Biological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Grant MacEwan University invites applications for two full-time continuing Laboratory Instructors commencing July 1, 2012. These positions will contribute to the growth and success of MacEwan University’s four-year Bachelor of Science degree. Preference will be given to candidates with a M.Sc. in Biological Sciences or related discipline; however, candidates with a B.Sc. in Biological Sciences or related discipline and relevant experience will be considered.
One Laboratory Instructor is required to provide instruction in each of the two streams of study within the Department – Environmental Biology (core courses in organismal diversity and ecology) and Molecular Genetics (core courses in cell biology and genetics). The successful candidates will be expected to provide instruction for the laboratory components of core courses in one of the two streams, as well as senior level courses outside the core of that stream. Applicants are encouraged to view existing course offerings within the Department at www. MacEwan.ca/Biological Sciences. Laboratory Instructors will, in addition to instructional duties, support the work of the Department through activities such as, but not limited to, curriculum development.
Candidates must demonstrate excellence, or clear promise of excellence, in laboratory instruction. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English.
Applicants should submit a covering letter with curriculum vitae, a statement regarding their teaching philosophy, recent teaching evaluations and post-secondary transcripts. Candidates should also arrange for two letters of reference to be sent under separate cover. All correspondence should be addressed to: Human Resources Department, Grant MacEwan University, City Centre Campus, 10700 – 104 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4S2 (please quote the competition number in your application).
All application materials should be submitted before the closing date of March 9, 2012.
This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Category||Full Time Continuing|
|Salary||Commensurate with education and experience|
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Human Resources Department
University Services Centre
Rm. 10-600, 10700 - 104 Avenue
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2
Fax: (780) 497-5430
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