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Limited Term Instructor, Biology

Dalhousie University

Applications are invited for a 10-month, 100% limited term Instructor appointment in the Department of Biology at Dalhousie University. This appointment will be for ten months beginning September 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2021.

The Instructor will be responsible for overseeing the laboratory portion of Biology 2060, Introductory Ecology in the fall of 2020 and winter of 2021 as well as the development and online or in-person delivery of Biology/Marine Biology 4080, Laboratory Study of Fishes in the 2021 winter term and a spring session SEASIDE course on marine life and/or intertidal ecology. The position involves transitioning and delivering the prepared activities and assignments for BIOL 2060 laboratory component online in the fall term and either an online or in person delivery in the winter term. The position will also require the instructor to co-ordinate and troubleshoot the BIOL 2060 laboratory. Other duties will include: supervision of lab set-up and general preparation, marking and recording, training and supervision of teaching assistants, and communicating with students and other faculty.

Candidates should have an advanced degree in biology and previous teaching experience and be skilled with the Brightspace Learning Management System. Previous experience with online course development and delivery as well as McGraw-Hill Connect are assets. Candidates must also have demonstrated teaching ability, good interpersonal skills, and the ability to work as a team member.

Salary will be according to qualifications and experience, as determined by the Collective Agreement between The Board of Governors of Dalhousie University and the Dalhousie Faculty Association. To apply, please visit to submit a CV, statement of teaching philosophy and relevant teaching/academic experience, and a list of referees. A review of applications will start on August 21 and will continue until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit