Forensic Sciences

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CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor 

Course: FRSC 2200.1L (Lab Instructor) 

Basic Sciences for Forensics I 

Program: Forensic Sciences Certificate Program, Faculty of Science, Saint  

Mary’s University. 

Semester: Fall 2021 (Sept 7 – Dec 11; final exam period Dec 11-21) 

Schedule: Laboratory 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Thursday 

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the course will be offered at  

distance. Instructors must be prepared to deliver material, assist students,  

and make all assessments entirely online. 

Academic Calendar Description: 

This course is an introduction to the biology, physics, anthropology, pathology,  

and psychology that forms the basic scientific background applicable to the study  

of forensic science. 

Additional Details: 

The course is intended to draw on both the expertise of the instructor and that of  

selected outside content experts brought in (virtually) to contribute, with the  

primary instructor coordinating, incorporating and overseeing any outside expert  

contributions to the course and/or labs. 

Note: This job posting is for the lab portion only. The lecture instructor vacancy is  

posted separately. 

Qualifications: 

Preferred applicant will have experience lecturing and developing curricula or  

programming in the area of the Forensic Sciences. Applicants must possess a  

Ph.D. in a related field, and have at least five years of experience working in an  

area related to forensic science. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include laboratory preparation and lab instruction  

delivery; coordination of expert guest lab presenters (virtual) as needed;  

preparation of lab assessment materials, including from modules led by guests;  

evaluation of all student lab assessments; and course-related student advising  

during office hours. Note that this course has an associated lecture section, led  

by a course instructor, and that instructor position is posted separately.

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, C.V., 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: forensics@smu.ca. 

Application Deadline: August 6, 2021. 

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: FRSC 2200.1 (Lecture) 

Basic Sciences for Forensics I 

Program: Forensic Sciences Certificate Program, Faculty of Science, Saint  

Mary’s University.  

Semester: Fall 2021 (Sept 7 – Dec 21; final exam period Dec 11-21) 

Schedule: Lectures 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Tuesday 

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the course will be offered at  

distance. Instructors must be prepared to deliver material, assist students,  

and make all assessments entirely online. 

Academic Calendar Description: 

This course is an introduction to the biology, physics, anthropology, pathology,  

and psychology that forms the basic scientific background applicable to the study  

of forensic science. 

Additional Details: 

The course is intended to draw on both the expertise of the instructor and that of  

selected outside content experts brought in (virtually) to contribute, with the  

primary instructor coordinating, incorporating and overseeing any outside expert  

contributions to the course and/or labs. 

Note: that this course has an associated LAB section, led by a laboratory  

instructor, and that instructor position is posted separately. 

Qualifications: 

Preferred applicant will have experience lecturing and developing curricula or  

programming in the area of the Forensic Sciences. Applicants must possess a  

Ph.D. in a related field, and have at least five years of experience working in an  

area related to forensic science. Experience teaching FRSC 2200 is preferred. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include course/lecture preparation and delivery;  

coordination of expert guest lecturers (virtual) as needed; preparation of  

assessment materials, including from modules led by guests; evaluation of all  

student assessments.

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: forensics@smu.ca. 

Application Deadline: August 6, 2021 

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: FRSC 2201.2 (Lab Instructor) 

Basic Sciences for Forensics II 

Program: Forensic Sciences Certificate Program  

Semester: Winter 2022 (January 4 – April 26; final exam period: April 11 – 26) 

Schedule: Laboratory Thursdays 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm 

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the course will be offered at  

distance. Instructors must be prepared to deliver material, assist students,  

and make all assessments entirely online. 

Academic Calendar Description: 

This course is a continuation of Basic Sciences for Forensics I. Topics covered  

may include: principles of biology, chemistry, genetics, psychology, statistics, and  

toxicology, relevant to Forensics. 

Additional Details: 

The course is intended to draw on both the expertise of the instructor and that of  

selected outside content experts brought in (virtually) to contribute, with the  

primary instructor coordinating, incorporating and overseeing any outside expert  

contributions to the course and/or labs. 

Note: This job posting is for the lab portion only. The lecture instructor vacancy is  

posted separately. 

Qualifications: 

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in a related field, and have at least five years of  

experience working in an area related to Forensic Sciences. Preferred applicant  

will have experience lecturing and developing curricula or programming in the  

area of Forensic Sciences. 

Duties: 

Duties and responsibilities include laboratory preparation and lab instruction 

delivery; coordination of expert guest lab presenters (virtual) as needed;  

preparation of lab assessment materials, including from modules led by guests;  

evaluation of all student lab assessments; and course-related student advising  

during office hours. Note that this course has an associated lecture section, led  

by a course instructor, and that instructor position is posted separately.

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 forensics@smu.ca. 

Application Deadline: August 6, 2021. 

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: FRSC 2201.2 (Lecture) 

Basic Sciences for Forensics II  

Program: Forensic Sciences Certificate Program 

Semester: Winter 2022 (January 4 – April 26; final exam period: April 11 – 26) 

Schedule: Lectures Tuesdays 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm 

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the course will be offered at  

distance. Instructors must be prepared to deliver material, assist students,  

and make all assessments entirely online. 

Academic Calendar Description: 

This course is a continuation of Basic Sciences for Forensics I. Topics covered  

may include: principles of biology, chemistry, genetics, psychology, statistics, and  

toxicology, relevant to Forensics. 

Additional Details: 

The course is intended to draw on both the expertise of the instructor and that of  

selected outside content experts brought in (virtually) to contribute, with the  

primary instructor coordinating, incorporating and overseeing any outside expert  

contributions to the course and/or labs. 

NOTE: 

This job posting is for the lecture portion only. The lab instructor vacancy is  

posted separately. 

Qualifications: 

Applicants must possess a Ph.D. in a related field, and have at least five years of  

experience working in an area related to Forensic Sciences. Preferred applicant  

will have experience lecturing and developing curricula or programming in the  

area of Forensic Sciences. 

Duties: 

Duties include course/lecture preparation and delivery; coordination of expert  

guest lecturers (virtual) as needed; preparation of assessment materials,  

including from modules led by guests; evaluation of all student assessments; and  

course-related student advising during office hours.

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 forensics@smu.ca. 

Application Deadline: August 6, 2021. 

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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