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Senior Lab Instructor, Chemistry Program

University of Northern British Columbia

Chemistry Program
College of Science & Management
Full time, Continuing

The University of Northern British Columbia, in conjunction with the Chemistry Program, invites applications for a full-time continuing position as Senior Laboratory Instructor. The preferred start date for this position is July 1, 2019.

The successful applicant will be responsible for, but not limited to, lab instruction, supporting the undergraduate teaching labs, the preparation of lab manuals, supervision of teaching and lab assistants, and some lecture-based teaching of organic chemistry. In addition, you will be responsible for lab safety, ordering of chemicals and consumables, maintenance and organization of lab equipment, and liaising with administrative bodies regarding laboratory scheduling.

Applicants for this position must hold a Master’s degree in Chemistry, as well as present a record of teaching excellence at the undergraduate level. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered. As teaching will be a required component of the position, applicants are advised to present evidence of excellence in teaching.

Since its founding in 1990, the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC) has emerged as one of Canada’s best small research-intensive universities, with a passion for teaching, discovery, people, and the North. Located in the spectacular landscape near the geographic centre of beautiful British Columbia, UNBC’s excellence is derived from community-inspired research, hands-on learning, and alumni who are leading change around the world.

For the past 10 years, UNBC has placed in the top three in its category in the annual Maclean’s university rankings, the only University of its size to achieve that feat. UNBC also recently placed among the top four per cent of higher education institutions worldwide by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

With a diverse student population, the University is friendly, inclusive, and supportive. Prince George is a city of ~74,000 people with impressive cultural, educational, and recreational amenities. For more information about living and working in Prince George, please refer to and Make your mark with this leading post-secondary institution.

To Apply

Applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FACH01-19 BW to: The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9. Fax: (250) 960-5791. Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Todd Whitcombe, Chair of the Chemistry Program, at Telephone (250) 960-6678, Email This position is being advertised subject to budgetary approval. Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to: .

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

We thank all applicants for their interest in UNBC however, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Applications received on or before February 15th, 2019, will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.