University of Alberta

Part-Time Contract Lecturer - Physical Chemistry

University of Alberta's Augustana Campus

Competition No.  -    A105636995
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This position is located in Camrose, Alberta. 

The Department of Science at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus invites applications for a term instructor position in Physical Chemistry. This position involves responsibility for the teaching of a course comprised of one lecture and one lab in the 2019 Winter term. The course is listed as AUCHE 279 Physical Chemistry, and serves as an introduction to the principles and concepts of physical chemistry. The majority of students enrolled in this class are Chemistry majors.

For the 2019 Winter semester, the lectures will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:15 am – 11:45 am, the lab will be offered on Wednesdays from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, and they will cover an 11-week term (January 28th to April 16th, 2019).

The University’s Augustana Campus enrolls over 1000 students in baccalaureate degree programs on a scenic residential campus in the city of Camrose, 90 km southeast of Edmonton. Augustana is committed to building on its reputation for rigorous, high-quality teaching in the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences, and, in doing so, providing a distinctive undergraduate academic experience for students within one of Canada’s leading universities. Augustana is the only Canadian member of the 25-member Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges: an alliance in support of superior, accessible higher education. For information about Augustana and particular programs, please visit:

The successful candidate will be expected to hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in Chemistry, or a related field and will preferably have recent experience in university teaching at the undergraduate level.

This position is in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) Agreement, and has an appointment from January 1 to April 30, 2019. 

Inquiries concerning this position should be directed to Dr. Peter Berg, Chair of Science via email at:

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certifications, and the names and contact information of at least two academic references when applying.

How to Apply

Apply Online

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

Dr. Peter Berg, Chair
Department of Science
University of Alberta, Augustana Campus
Camrose, AB, T4V 2R3


(780) 679-1129

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.