Instructor, Organic and Biochemistry
Position # 20211 – The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a 9.5-month contractually limited position at the rank of Instructor effective August 1, 2021 – May 15, 2022. The successful candidate will teach 8 laboratory course sections and one lecture course section during the academic year. The current teaching load assigned to this position includes: introductory organic chemistry I laboratory (fall semester, 3 sections), introductory organic chemistry I lecture (fall semester, 1 section), organic chemistry II laboratory (winter semester, 2 sections), and introductory biochemistry laboratory (winter semester, 3 sections). The successful candidate will be responsible for the technical aspects of laboratory preparation, and management of associated teaching assistants. The successful candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly activities and serve on committees within the Department of Chemistry or more broadly at Acadia University.
Qualifications: The successful candidate should have a minimum of a laboratory-based MSc degree in Chemistry or Biochemistry. Previous teaching experience is highly preferred. Experience in curriculum mapping would be an asset.
How to Apply: The application should consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, confirmation of degree and evidence of teaching experience and teaching effectiveness. Please also include the names and contact information of three references. Potential candidates shall send the application package to:
Dr. Matthew Lukeman
Department of Chemistry, Acadia University
Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada B4P 2R6
Closing Date: July 5, 2021
For additional information on the Department of Chemistry, please visit: http://chemistry.acadiau.ca
The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 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 qualifications and professional excellence. Candidates who identify as a member of one of the afore-mentioned groups, and who wish to have the application considered as such, are invited to submit the online Employment Equity Voluntary Self-Identification Form as part of their application package.
The university will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. If you require accommodation because of a disability or for any other reason during the interview process, please contact: Dr. Matthew Lukeman