Biology Instructor I
Acadia offers a stimulating, vibrant environment, on and off campus, where dedicated faculty inspire and challenge students to be their best. Academic innovation has garnered the university a reputation for excellence in teaching and research at the undergraduate and graduate level. Our history of providing excellent academic programs and outstanding student life activities, combined with our setting in the university-oriented community of Wolfville, N.S., have all contributed to Acadia being recognized as one of Canada’s premier primarily undergraduate universities.
Faculty of Science
Department of Biology
Position # 20121 – The Department of Biology seeks to fill an Instructor I position commencing August 1, 2019. This is a 9.5 month Contractually Limited Term (CLT) appointment. The primary responsibility of the position in the Fall Term will be to deliver BIOL1813 (Human Biology I) and BIOL1853 (Applied Human Biology I, including lab). In the Winter Term, the primary responsibility of the position will be to deliver Biol 1823 (Human Biology II) and BIOL1863 (Applied Human Biology II, including lab). The Acadia Biology Department is a vibrant and dynamic environment with thriving undergraduate and Master’s programs. We are housed in a modern facility that provides excellent support to our diverse teaching and research endeavours.
Successful candidates will hold a minimum of an MSc in an area of Applied Human Biology, with preference being given to those having completed PhDs. Topics within the courses focus on various human systems including pertinent material with respect to, but not restricted to, the following: cell cycles and reproduction, inheritance and genetics, body organization, and major organ systems.
Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and a teaching portfolio including a statement on teaching philosophy and experience, course evaluations, teaching accomplishments, or evidence of other teaching related activities. Applicants should arrange for three signed letters of reference from individuals familiar with the candidate’s research and teaching to be sent directly to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications are to be sent to:
Dr, Rodger Evans, Head and Professor
Biology Department, Acadia University
Wolfville, NS B4P 2R6
Phone: (902) 585-1710
Fax: (902) 585-1059
Closing date: July 12, 2019
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Acadia University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from Aboriginal people, African Nova Scotians, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women, and persons of any minority sexual orientation or gender identity. Consistent with the principles of employment equity, the primary criterion for appointment to a position is academic and professional excellence. Candidates who identify as a member of one of the aforementioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, should complete the Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package.