Sessional Lecturer – 2021 Winter Term 2- BIOL 210 Vascular Plants

Posting Open Date/Time
Friday, September 3rd, 2021 at 11:00 am
Posting Close Date/Time
Friday, September 17th, 2021 at 04:49 am
Desired Start Date
Saturday, January 1st, 2022
Job End Date
Full/Part Time
Part Time
Number of Openings

Applications are invited for a part time Sessional Lecturer position in 2021 Winter Term 2.

BIOL 210 Vascular Plants - 4 credits 
Course Description:
A comparative study of pteridophytes, gymnosperms and angiosperms, integrating form, function and ecology.

Job Description: Primary duties include in-person laboratory coordination, teaching, and prepping Teaching Assistants and Peer Tutors. The term runs from January 4 – April 30, 2022.

The broad objective for this course is for students to become familiar with all aspects of vascular plants. Candidates should have a solid background in plant anatomy and biology. Previous experience in teaching in BIOL 210 labs is required. Other relevant teaching experience at the post-secondary level will be an asset.

The current minimum salary for a 4-credit course is $10,616.32 

Applications should include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, including the names, addresses and e-mail or telephone contact information of three people who can be contacted to provide reference letters.  Application deadline is September 17, 2021.

Applications should be emailed to

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