Part Time Sessional Lecturer - 2019 Term 2 Winter Session

General Information
Thursday, September 5, 2019
Monday, September 23, 2019
Faculty: teaching faculty
Part Time Sessional Lecturer - 2019 Term 2 Winter Session
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 to Thursday, April 30, 2020
Budget Funded
Job Description


Applications are invited for a part-time (33%) Sessional Lecturer position in Term 2 of Winter Session 2019, to coordinate labs for BIOL 320 – A survey of the algae, considering their morphology, life history, classification, and ecology.

Job description: Primary duties include collections, prepping, coordinating, and teaching lab sessions, Teaching Assistant instruction, grading assignments and exams.

Candidates should have a PhD in Biology and relevant teaching experience at the post-secondary level in the area of plant biology. Experience with collections, microscopy, identification, and classification of  macro and micro algae is required. Salary will be commensurate with experience. 

Salary will be commensurate with experience. The current minimum salary for a 3 credit course is $6915.00.


Application Procedure

Applications should include 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.

Applications should be emailed to: Dr. Sunita Chowrira at, Associate Head of Biology University of British Columbia. Application deadline is September 23, 2019.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence.  An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged.  We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

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

CLOSING DATE: September 23, 2019