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Biological Sciences Instructor

University of Lethbridge

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Lethbridge is searching for an Instructor for a continuing (probationary) appointment beginning as early as January 2020.

The successful applicant will have a graduate degree and a strong background in one or more of the following: organismal biology, ecology, and evolutionary biology. Expertise in experimental design and biostatistics, and previous experience in lab instruction is required.

This is a full-time teaching position. Duties will include lab instruction at all levels, as well as development of undergraduate lab exercises and supervision of student teaching assistants. Courses to be assigned will include labs in: Introductory Biology, Biology 2100 (Biostatistics), Biology 2200 (Principles of Ecology), and senior organismal biology/ecology/evolution courses. Field experience and programming in R would be assets. Independent research is not a requirement of the position.

All applications must be submitted online, and should include a letter of application with reference to teaching philosophy, a curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, if available, graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references who are academics in the field. (References will be contacted directly, with information on how to submit their reference letters.) For details on how to submit your application, please visit our Human Resources website at and choose this position under the Academic postings option.

For further information about the application process, contact Inquiries about the nature of the position should be directed to the Department Chair, Larry Flanagan at

We will begin reviewing applications on September 30, 2019 and continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

At the University of Lethbridge, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our Institution. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

Our University’s Blackfoot name is Iniskim, meaning Sacred Buffalo Stone. The University is located in traditional Blackfoot Confederacy territory. We honour the Blackfoot people and their traditional ways of knowing in caring for this land, as well as all Aboriginal peoples who have helped shape and continue to strengthen our University community.