Faculty Lecturer Position in Core Science Disciplines (Biology, Calculus, Physics)
Applications are invited for the position of Faculty Lecturer to teach undergraduate freshman-level courses in core science disciplines. This is a full-time, non-tenure track, teaching position. Target subjects are introductory level physics and/or calculus, general biology and cell biology, and includes administrative components consisting mainly of student advising, recruitment, and retention activities. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in teaching undergraduate science or engineering students, especially at the freshman level, as evident in their teaching portfolio. They must have a postgraduate degree (ideally a PhD) in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)-related field, possess outstanding interpersonal skills, ability to work in teams, and strong academic writing skills. A CV including a teaching portfolio and three confidential letters of recommendation should be emailed to Alice Cherestes PhD, Freshman Program Director and Chair of the Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org). The position is available starting July 1, 2020. Applications will be accepted until June 15, 2020. Salary to commensurate with level of experience and according to McGill policies.
McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.
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All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.