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Sessional Lecturer Term 2

Closing date: November 29, 2017 at 5pm

Applications are invited for Term 2 of the upcoming Winter Session - January 1 to April 30, 2018, to teach the following course:

Biology 445 – Darwin's Fishes: A series of computer-assisted lectures using ichthyology and the work of Charles Darwin to illustrate basic principles of biology, and their practical implementation, i.e., how biologists select research programs, generate and test hypotheses, and present their case to peers and the public. – 3 credits.

Job description: Primary duties include instruction of undergraduates, teaching assistant instruction, grading assignments and exams.

Lectures run from January 3, 2018 to April 6, 2018. The Final Exam period is from April 10 – April 25, 2018.

Qualification and skills: Candidates should have a MSc. in Biology or Zoology, and relevant teaching experience at the post-secondary level in Biology.

Salary will be commensurate with experience. The current minimum salary for a 3 credit course is $6780.

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, (

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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