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Job posting: Part‑Time Academic (Chemistry)

Posted by Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science on May 18, 2022 in Job Postings
Position Title   2022-23 Part-Time Academic (Chem 1012/1022) Concepts in Chemistry II - 1 Lab Assistant   
Posting Number   PTAP1446P
Department/Unit   Chemistry   
Location   Halifax   
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities  

The Lab Assistant is primarily responsible for providing support for the lab component of the class as assigned by the Instructor supervisor, after consultation with the Department Chair.   

Responsibilities may include providing instruction to undergraduate students, supervising Teaching Assistant group, supervising undergraduate students, managing lab reports and assignments, and tutorial support. This position reports to the Dean of the Faculty of Science through the Chair of the Department of Chemistry.

Qualifications/Requirements of Position   Minimum qualification for this position is a BSc Degree in Chemistry (or a related program). Experience providing support for teaching 1st-year university chemistry in the laboratory environment is strongly preferred; experience providing support for teaching within the Concepts in Chemistry program is also strongly preferred. 
The application package should be submitted via PeopleAdmin and should consist of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of relevant teaching experience and names and contact information for 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 (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  

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  
Dalhousie’s vaccine mandate has been suspended at this time, and employees no longer need to provide proof of full vaccination. However, health and safety risks to our community will continue to be monitored and a vaccine mandate may be reinstated if necessary.

Posting Detail Information  
Term of appointment   January - April 2023  
Open Date   04/26/2022  
Close Date 05/27/2022  
Open Until Filled