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Job posting: Instructor of Chemistry

Posted by Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science on February 16, 2022 in Job Postings

Instructor of Chemistry: The primary responsibilities of this position are lab and lecture support for the 1st year Concepts in Chemistry program at Dalhousie University.  This position reports to the Dean of the Faculty of Science through the Chair of the Department of Chemistry.

The position requires a minimum of an PhD degree in Chemistry, with at least five years of laboratory and some lecture teaching experience in 1st year Chemistry at the university level.

The successful candidate will be qualified to participate in all aspects of our Concepts in Chemistry program, including to fulfill all duties required in both the lab and lecture components of the program. A strong familiarity with the Concepts in Chemistry program at Dalhousie is an asset, as is a strong background in inorganic chemistry.

Applications should be submitted via the PeopleAdmin ( posting and should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and names/contact information of three referees. Consideration of candidates will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To guarantee consideration of your application, please submit by March 1, 2022. 
Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons with a disability, racialized persons, including persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), 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  All such qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Dalhousie also recognizes the need to accommodate candidates to ensure their full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete Accommodation Policy can be viewed online at: For further information regarding this position, or to request accommodation at any stage of the hiring process, please email
The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of full vaccination or may seek an accommodation from Dalhousie’s vaccine requirements on grounds protected under provincial human rights legislation. Visit the Campus Check website for more information.