University of Alberta

Contract Lecturer

Department of Biological Sciences

Competition No.  -    A106132949
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for Contract Lecturers for the 2017/2018 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 340 – Global Biogeochemistry – Winter Term
BIOL 421/521 – Molecular Evolution and Ecosystems – Fall Term
ENT 220 – Insect Biology – Fall Term
GENET 270 – Foundations of Molecular Genetics – Winter Term
GENET 301 – Organization of Simple Genomes – 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 2017-2018 calendar, on the Department’s website, or by visiting the Student Services Office (4th Floor, Centre Wing).

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 Contract Academic Staff: Teaching Agreement (CAST).

Please address this information to:

Brenda Fryza
Department of Biological Sciences
CW-405 Biological Sciences Building
University of Alberta
EdmontonAlbertaT6G 2E9

or Email:

Positions will be filled as suitable candidates are identified.

How to Apply

Apply Online

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.