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Part-Time Academic Posting: Department of Oceanography
Posted by Department of Oceanography on 06/09/2014 in job_postings
PART-TIME ACADEMIC POSTING
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
POSTING DATE: 9 June, 2014
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 20 June, 2014
POSITION: Part-time Academic Posting: Biology of Phytoplankton, OCEA 4230.03/5230.03/ BIOL/MARI 4662.03; Winter Term 2014/2015
PAY RATE: In accordance with CUPE Collective Agreement
WORK ASSIGNMENT: The instructor is responsible for the lectures in this advanced undergraduate-level course on the physiology and ecology of phytoplankton, including methods for describing the distributions and activities of phytoplankton. More advanced material will also be provided to cross-listed graduate students. The instructor will prepare and mark components of assignments and exams that are associated with the lectures.
REQUIREMENTS OF POSITION: Applicants will possess a doctorate in biology or oceanography with more than 5 years teaching and research experience in microalgal physiology and ecology. He/she will also have demonstrated ability in lecturing to students at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Preference will be given to applicants who have direct experience with phytoplankton research in both the laboratory and field, and a knowledge of bio-optics (all parts of class content). First-time applicants to the Department of Oceanography must provide the names of two references.
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THE ABOVE POSITION, PLEASE APPLY IN WRITING BY THE APPLICATION DEADLINE TO:
Marlon Lewis, Chair
Department of Oceanography
Life Sciences Centre
Halifax, NS B3H 4R2
All offers of employment as a part-time academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University.
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