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Sessional Lecturer 2017WT1

Closing date: May 31, 2017 at 5pm

Applications are invited for a full-time Laboratory Sessional position in Term 1 of the upcoming Winter Session - September 1 to December 31, 2017, to teach the following course: Biology 363 – Laboratory in Animal Physiology - Experimental studies in Animal Physiology.

Job description: Primary duties include instruction of undergraduates (Lecture and Laboratories), teaching assistant instruction and supervision, grading assignments and exams. Four laboratory sessions per week: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday (all from 1:00 - 5:00). One lecture session a week: Friday (noon - 1pm) Class size ~96 students.

Qualification and skills: PhD in Biology, Zoology or Experimental Medicine with a focus on Physiology; Research and /or Laboratory teaching experience in Animal Physiology Proficiency in the use of computerized data acquisition systems (Pasco’s Datastudio and Capstone; Biopac BSL PRO or Acknowledge) and other basic teaching lab equipment (Spectrophotometers, Stimulators, Oscilloscopes, Force and Displacement transducers, PO2 and pH electrodes, etc?).

Salary will be commensurate with experience. The current minimum salary for a full time Laboratory Sessional is $4,887 per month.

Applications should include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a one-page teaching philosophy, and names, addresses and e-mail or telephone contact information of three people who can be contacted to provide reference letters. Applications should be emailed to: Shona Ellis, (

UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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