Biology

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 MSVU  

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Department/Faculty: Biology
Course Name: LAB: Principles of Heredity
Course Code: BIOL 370L LB
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: T 1:30PM – 2:30PM  Multi-Mode Online
Course Unit Value: 0.25
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
The candidate must have a BSc in a life science, at least one year of
genetic laboratory experience (post-BSc) and some relevant lab-teaching
experience (post-BSc).

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
This is a position for a laboratory instructor. The instructor does not create the exercises or write the lab manual. The instructor works with the lecturer and the senior lab instructor. This lab may or may not be provided with a teaching assistant. See the description of BIOL 3370 in the MSVU Undergraduate Academic Calendar.

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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Gavin Kernaghan, Dept. of Biology
Email: biology@msvu.caApplication deadline: 10/30/2020
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Department/Faculty: Biology
Course Name: General Microbiology
Course Code: BIOL 2202 02
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: TTh 12:00 – 1:15 PM  Sync. Online
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have a PhD in a relevant area of biology, 
expertise in the course subject, and demonstrated competence in teaching 
at the university level.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
See the description of BIOL 2202 in the MSVU Undergraduate Academic 
Calendar.

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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Gavin Kernaghan, Dept. of Biology
Email: biology@msvu.caApplication deadline: 10/30/2020
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Department/Faculty: Biology
Course Name: Introductory Biology II
Course Code: BIOL 1153 01
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: MW 10:30AM – 11:45AM  Sync. Online
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have a PhD in a life science, expertise in
the course subjects, and demonstrated competence in teaching at the
university level.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom.  Candidates must be willing to participate in
additional training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the
Moodle LMS and in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to
reach the required level of competency before the course begins.
Candidates must also be sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and
part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
See the description of BIOL 1153 in the MSVU Undergraduate Academic Calendar.

Due to distance, the mailing of materials may extend beyond the traditional time frames.
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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Gavin Kernaghan, Dept. of Biology
Email: biology@msvu.caApplication deadline: 10/30/2020
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Department/Faculty: Biology
Course Name: Introductory Biology I
Course Code: BIOL 1152 18
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: MW 6:00PM – 7:15PM  Sync. Online
Course Unit Value: 0.5
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have a PhD in a life science, expertise in
the course subjects and demonstrated competence in teaching at the
university level.

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
See the description of BIOL 1152 in the MSVU Undergraduate Academic Calendar.

Due to distance, the mailing of materials may extend beyond the
traditional time frames.
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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Gavin Kernaghan, Dept. of Biology
Email: biology@msvu.caApplication deadline: 10/30/2020
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Department/Faculty: Biology
Course Name: LAB: General Microbiology
Course Code: BIOL 202L LB
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: W 1:30PM – 2:30PM Multi-Mode Online
Course Unit Value: 0.25
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
The candidate must have a BSc in a life science, at least one year of
microbiology laboratory experience (post-BSc) and some relevant
lab-teaching experience (post-BSc).

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
The instructor is responsible for developing and delivering six online
labs, as well as marking lab reports and lab exams. The instructor works
with the lecturer and the senior lab instructor. This lab may or may not
be provided with a teaching assistant.

For a description of the course content, see BIOL 2202 in the MSVU
Undergraduate Academic Calendar.
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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Gavin Kernaghan, Dept. of Biology
Email: biology@msvu.ca

Application deadline: 10/29/2020
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Department/Faculty: Biology
Course Name: LAB: General Microbiology
Course Code: BIOL 202L LC
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: W 5:00PM – 6:00PM  Multi-Mode Online

Course Unit Value: 0.25
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
The candidate must have a BSc in a life science, at least one year of
microbiology laboratory experience (post-BSc) and some relevant
lab-teaching experience (post-BSc).

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
The instructor is responsible for developing and delivering six online
labs, as well as marking lab reports and lab exams. The instructor works
with the lecturer and the senior lab instructor. This lab may or may not
be provided with a teaching assistant.

For a description of the course content, see BIOL 2202 in the MSVU
Undergraduate Academic Calendar.
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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Gavin Kernaghan, Dept. of Biology
Email: biology@msvu.ca

Application deadline: 10/29/2020
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Department/Faculty: Biology
Course Name: LAB: Cell and Molecular Biology
Course Code: BIOL 224L LA
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: W 1:30PM – 4:00PM  Sync. Online
Course Unit Value: 0.25
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
The candidate must have a BSc in a life science, at least one year of
cell/molecular biology laboratory experience (post-BSc) and some relevant
lab-teaching experience (post-BSc).

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
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Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
The instructor is responsible for developing and delivering six online
labs, as well as marking lab reports and lab exams. The instructor works
with the lecturer and the senior lab instructor. This lab may or may not
be provided with a teaching assistant.

For a description of the course content, see BIOL 2240 in the MSVU

 

Undergraduate Academic Calendar.
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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Gavin Kernaghan, Dept. of Biology
Email: biology@msvu.ca

Application deadline: 10/29/2020
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Department/Faculty: Biology
Course Name: LAB: Cell and Molecular Biology
Course Code: BIOL 224L LB
Academic Term: Winter
Class Timetable: W 5:00PM – 7:30PM  Sync. Online

Course Unit Value: 0.25
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Start Date: 1/11/2021
End Date: 4/27/2021
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Qualifications:
The candidate must have a BSc in a life science, at least one year of
cell/molecular biology laboratory experience (post-BSc) and some relevant
lab-teaching experience (post-BSc).

Candidates must also have experience using the Blackboard/Collaborate
virtual classroom. Candidates must be willing to participate in additional
training in the optimum range of teaching operations in the Moodle LMS and
in the Collaborate virtual classroom, if necessary, to reach the required
level of competency before the course begins. Candidates must also be
sensitive to the needs of distant, mature and part-time learners.
—————————————————
Duties: Preparation, teaching, student consultation, grading and marking,
distribution of student evaluation questionnaires, involvement in student
appeals, and other duties appropriate to the
appointment. —————————————————
Additional Duties:
The instructor is responsible for developing and delivering six online
labs, as well as marking lab reports and lab exams. The instructor works
with the lecturer and the senior lab instructor. This lab may or may not
be provided with a teaching assistant.

For a description of the course content, see BIOL 2240 in the MSVU
Undergraduate Academic Calendar.
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Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement
between Mount Saint Vincent University and CUPE 3912
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How to apply: Send your application accompanied by curriculum vitae and
the names of three references to:
Department Chair: Dr. Gavin Kernaghan, Dept. of Biology
Email: biology@msvu.ca

Application deadline: 10/29/2020
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SMU


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            BIOL 2304.2LA Animal Biology – LABORATORY

Department:    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University

Semester:         Winter 2021 (06 January 2021 – 20 April 2021)

Schedule:         Wednesday 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm 

Academic Calendar Description:

Students are introduced to the taxonomic treatment of major animal phyla with reference to anatomy, function and ecological significance.

Additional Details:

Laboratory only. This course will be delivered remotely.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will possess an MSc in Biology or related field, and relevant experience with respect to course instruction (with evidence of teaching effectiveness), and evidence of completing WHMIS training. Experience with remote (online) delivery of university courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include student instruction in remote laboratory procedures and methods, including pre-lab tutorial; supervision of students performing remote laboratory/field activities; supervision of teaching assistants (when available); evaluation of student performance and grading; preparation/administration of lab assignments and/or other forms of evaluation required by the SMU Biology Department and/or the University; holding office hours for students; compliance with safety regulations to maintain a safe learning environment for staff and students. Asynchronous delivery of the labs may be preferred.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: Dr. Jeremy Lundholm, Chairperson, Department of Biology, jlundholm@smu.ca.

Application Deadline: 30 October 2020.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            BIOL 2304.2LB Animal Biology – LABORATORY

Department:    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University

Semester:         Winter 2021 (06 January 2021 – 20 April 2021)

Schedule:         Thursday 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Academic Calendar Description:

Students are introduced to the taxonomic treatment of major animal phyla with reference to anatomy, function and ecological significance.

Additional Details:

Laboratory only. This course will be delivered remotely.

 Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will possess an MSc in Biology or related field, and relevant experience with respect to course instruction (with evidence of teaching effectiveness), and evidence of completing WHMIS training. Experience with remote (online) delivery of university courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include student instruction in remote laboratory procedures and methods, including pre-lab tutorial; supervision of students performing remote laboratory/field activities; supervision of teaching assistants (when available); evaluation of student performance and grading; preparation/administration of lab assignments and/or other forms of evaluation required by the SMU Biology Department and/or the University; holding office hours for students; compliance with safety regulations to maintain a safe learning environment for staff and students. Asynchronous delivery of the labs may be preferred.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: Dr. Jeremy Lundholm, Chairperson, Department of Biology, jlundholm@smu.ca.

Application Deadline: 30 October 2020.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            BIOL 2321.2L Cell Biology – Laboratory

Department:    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University

Semester:         Winter 2021 (06 January 2021 – 20 April 2021)

Schedule:         Wednesday 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Academic Calendar Description:

This course is an introduction to the eukaryotic cell with emphasis on the chemical and genetic basis of cellular activities and the division of the cell into membrane-bound and biochemically specialized compartments.  The plasma membrane, cytosol, nucleus, cytoskeleton, Golgi apparatus, mitochondrion, chloroplasts and endoplasmic reticulum are considered.

Additional Details:

Laboratory only. This course will be delivered remotely.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will possess an MSc in Biology or related field, and relevant experience with respect to course instruction (with evidence of teaching effectiveness), and evidence of completing WHMIS training. Experience with remote (online) delivery of university courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include student instruction in remote laboratory procedures and methods, including pre-lab tutorial; supervision of students performing remote laboratory/field activities; supervision of teaching assistants (when available); evaluation of student performance and grading; preparation/administration of lab assignments and/or other forms of evaluation required by the SMU Biology Department and/or the University; holding office hours for students; compliance with safety regulations to maintain a safe learning environment for staff and students. Asynchronous delivery of the labs may be preferred.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: Dr. Jeremy Lundholm, Chairperson, Department of Biology, jlundholm@smu.ca.

Application Deadline: 30 October 2020.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            BIOL 2321.2 Cell Biology – Lecture

Department:    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University

Semester:         Winter 2021 (06 January 2021 – 20 April 2021)

Schedule:         Monday/Wednesday 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Academic Calendar Description:

This course is an introduction to the eukaryotic cell with emphasis on the chemical and genetic basis of cellular activities and the division of the cell into membrane-bound and biochemically specialized compartments.  The plasma membrane, cytosol, nucleus, cytoskeleton, Golgi apparatus, mitochondrion, chloroplasts and endoplasmic reticulum are considered.

Additional Details:

Lecture only. This course will be delivered remotely.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will possess an MSc in Biology or related field, and relevant experience with respect to course instruction (with evidence of teaching effectiveness), and evidence of completing WHMIS training. Experience with remote (online) delivery of university courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

  • To prepare, deliver and coordinate the lecture component of the course; Asynchronous delivery of the lecture and other course content may be preferred.
  • To mark assignments and exams, and complete any other form of evaluation required by the SMU Biology Department and/or the University
  • To comply with safety regulations that maintain a safe learning environment for staff and students

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: Dr. Jeremy Lundholm, Chairperson, Department of Biology, jlundholm@smu.ca.

Application Deadline: 30 October 2020.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            BIOL 2324.2L Ecology – Lab

Department:    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester:         Winter 2021 (06 January 2021 – 20 April 2021)

Schedule:         Thursday 2:30 pm – 5:29 pm

Academic Calendar Description:

Ecology is the study of interactions and relationships among organisms and their environment such as adaptations, competition and predation. Topics include the density, diversity and distribution of organisms, population dynamics, community relationships and structure, succession, and the flow of energy and matter through ecosystems.

Additional Details:

Laboratory only. This course will be delivered remotely.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will possess an MSc in Biology or related field, and relevant experience with respect to course instruction (with evidence of teaching effectiveness), and evidence of completing WHMIS training. Experience with remote (online) delivery of university courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include student instruction in remote laboratory procedures and methods, including pre-lab tutorial; supervision of students performing remote laboratory/field activities; supervision of teaching assistants (when available); evaluation of student performance and grading; preparation/administration of lab assignments and/or other forms of evaluation required by the SMU Biology Department and/or the University; holding office hours for students; compliance with safety regulations to maintain a safe learning environment for staff and students. Asynchronous delivery of the labs may be preferred.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: Dr. Jeremy Lundholm, Chairperson, Department of Biology, jlundholm@smu.ca.

Application Deadline: 30 October 2020.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            BIOL 3402.2L Population Genetics – Lab

Department:    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University

Semester:         Winter 2021 (06 January 2021 – 20 April 2021)

Schedule:         Wednesday 2:30 pm-5:29 pm

Academic Calendar Description:

Population genetics is the integration of mathematics with population biology, genetics, and evolution and allows researchers to quantitatively infer what is going on within and among populations based on genetic data. Students focus on developing a basic understanding of the main principles of population genetics and their application to real-word problems.

Additional Details:

Laboratory only. This course will be delivered remotely.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will possess an MSc in Biology or related field, and relevant course experience with respect to course instruction (with evidence of teaching effectiveness), and evidence of completing WHMIS training. Experience with remote (online) delivery of university courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include student instruction in remote laboratory procedures and methods, including pre-lab tutorial; supervision of students performing remote laboratory/field activities; supervision of teaching assistants (when available); evaluation of student performance and grading; preparation/administration of lab assignments and/or other forms of evaluation required by the SMU Biology Department and/or the University; holding office hours for students; compliance with safety regulations to maintain a safe learning environment for staff and students. Asynchronous delivery of the labs may be preferred.

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: Dr. Jeremy Lundholm, Chairperson, Department of Biology, jlundholm@smu.ca.

Application Deadline: 30 October 2020.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            BIOL 2324.2 Ecology – Lecture

Department:    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University

Semester:         Winter 2021 (06 January 2021 – 20 April 2021)

Schedule:         Tuesday/Thursday 11:30 am – 12:45 pm

Academic Calendar Description:

Ecology is the study of interactions and relationships among organisms and their environment such as adaptations, competition and predation. Topics include the density, diversity and distribution of organisms, population dynamics, community relationships and structure, succession, and the flow of energy and matter through ecosystems.

Additional Details:

Lecture only. This course will be delivered remotely.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will possess an MSc in Biology or related field (minimum), and relevant experience with respect to course instruction (with evidence of teaching effectiveness). Experience with remote (online) delivery of university courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

  • To prepare, deliver and coordinate the lecture component of the course; Asynchronous delivery of the lecture and other course content may be preferred.
  • To mark assignments and exams, and complete any other form of evaluation required by the SMU Biology Department and/or the University
  • To comply with safety regulations that maintain a safe learning environment for staff and students

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: Dr. Jeremy Lundholm, Chairperson, Department of Biology, jlundholm@smu.ca.

Application Deadline: 30 October 2020.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course:            BIOL 3402.2 Population Genetics – Lecture

Department:    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University

Semester:         Winter 2021 (06 January 2021 – 20 April 2021)

Schedule:         Monday/Wednesday 1:00 pm – 2:15 pm

 Academic Calendar Description:

Population genetics is the integration of mathematics with population biology, genetics, and evolution and allows researchers to quantitatively infer what is going on within and among populations based on genetic data. Students focus on developing a basic understanding of the main principles of population genetics and their application to real-word problems.

Additional Details:

Lecture only. This course will be delivered remotely.

Qualifications:

Preferred applicant will possess a PhD in Biology or related field, and relevant course experience with respect to course instruction (with evidence of teaching effectiveness). Experience with remote (online) delivery of university courses will be considered an asset.

Duties:

  • To prepare, deliver and coordinate the lecture component of the course; asynchronous delivery of lecture material may be preferred.
  • To mark assignments and exams, and complete any other form of evaluation required by the SMU Biology Department and/or the University
  • To comply with safety regulations that maintain a safe learning environment for staff and students

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912.

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: Dr. Jeremy Lundholm, Chairperson, Department of Biology, jlundholm@smu.ca.

Application Deadline: 30 October 2020.

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 

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Position Title Part-Time Academic (MARI 3090, Winter Term)
Posting Number PTAP422P
Department/Unit Biology
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities (2 positions) The instructor(s) are responsible for the development and/or delivery of lectures on the various characteristics, special adaptations, evolution, ecosystem roles, and population biology of marine mammals. Evaluative material (examinations, mid-terms) will be given and marked. Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak and ongoing extensions to social distance protocols, Dalhousie University is currently making plans to hold courses online for the Winter term. Experience with development and teaching in an online environment is an asset. All instructors hired to teach online will be supported by Dalhousie to develop and deliver their courses from the Centre for Learning and Teaching (clt@dal.ca) and Academic Technology Services (support@dal.ca). More information about preparing to teach online can be found at https://www.dal.ca/dept/clt.html. The position(s) reports to the Chair of the Department.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position The applicants will possess a doctorate in biology with teaching and research experience in marine mammalogy. He/she will also have demonstrated ability in lecturing to students in an undergraduate course. First-time applicants to the Department of Biology must provide the names of two references.
Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Term of appointment October 2020 – April 2021 (start date may be negotiable)
Open Date 09/14/2020
Close Date 09/25/2020
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 



Position Title Part-Time Academic (BIOL 3062 – Behavioural Ecology, Winter Term)
Posting Number PTAP394P
Department/Unit Biology
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities (2 positions) The instructor(s) will be giving lectures examining animal behaviour from an evolutionary perspective. Why do animals do what they do? Using the theory of natural selection as a basis, he/she will examine foraging, grouping patterns, territorial behaviour, parenting, mating behavior, social organization, aggression and co-operation. Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak and ongoing extensions to social distance protocols, Dalhousie University is currently holding courses online for the Fall semester and there is a chance this course could be delivered online during the winter term as well. Experience with teaching in an online environment is an asset. All instructors hired to teach online will be supported by Dalhousie to develop and deliver their courses from the Centre for Learning and Teaching (clt@dal.ca) and Academic Technology Services (support@dal.ca). More information about preparing to teach online can be found at https://www.dal.ca/dept/clt.html. The position(s) reports to the Chair of the Department.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position The applicants will have an advanced degree in biology and have prior, recent teaching experience in the field of behavioural ecology and demonstrated ability to lecture to over 100 undergraduate students. First-time applicants to the Department of Biology must provide the names of two references.
Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Term of appointment January – April 2021
Open Date 07/15/2020
Close Date 08/07/2020
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Position Title Part-Time Academic (BIOL 3221 – Diversity of Algae, Fall Term)
Posting Number PTAP396P
Department/Unit Biology
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities The instructor is responsible for lectures and coordinating the laboratory component of the class; assisting students on an individual basis; general administration of the classes (handling student issues, submitting grades, hiring/supervising TA’s, etc.); and invigilating tests and examinations. Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak and ongoing extensions to social distance protocols, Dalhousie University will hold this course online for the Fall semester. Experience with teaching in an online environment is an asset. All instructors hired to teach online will be supported by Dalhousie to develop and deliver their courses from the Centre for Learning and Teaching (clt@dal.ca) and Academic Technology Services (support@dal.ca). More information about preparing to teach online can be found at https://www.dal.ca/dept/clt.html. The position reports to the Chair of the Department.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position The applicants will have an advanced degree in biology. Previous, recent teaching experience (classroom and or laboratory) in the related discipline would be a definite asset. First time applicants must provide the names of two referees.
Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement
Additional Information All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Term of appointment September – December 2020
Open Date 07/15/2020
Close Date 08/07/2020
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)