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Job Posting ‑ Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science

Posted by Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science on August 7, 2020 in Job Postings


10-month Limited Term Instructor, 100% FTE

The Department of Chemistry at Dalhousie University invites applications for a 10-month limited term instructor beginning September 2020.

Duties: The primary responsibilities of this position are coordination and delivery of 1st year (introductory) chemistry courses, including course instruction, online delivery of course material, all aspects of grading and evaluation, curriculum development, class administration and organization. Other responsibilities include advising of students, academic administration, professional development, and outreach and community service.

This position reports to the Dean of Science though the Chair of the Department of Chemistry.

The position requires a minimum of MSc degree in Chemistry, with a PhD preferred, and a minimum of 2 years teaching experience at the university level. Experience in online course development and student advising is considered an asset. Familiarity or experience with online/technological tools such as MS Office Applications including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Forms, Bookings, and Teams/Teams Live Events, Brightspace LMS, LON-CAPA Online Homework Platform, and Articulate 360 Storyline is also an asset. The DFA Collective Agreement, 2017-20, defines total compensation for the position, including salary and benefits.

The application package should be submitted via the PeopleAdmin posting ( and should consist of a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, a teaching statement, and names/contact information of three referees.

Review of applications will begin August 25, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.​

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 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