Sessional Lecturer – 2024 Summer Term 2-BIOL 300 Fundamentals of Biostatistics

Closing date: March 26, 2024

Applications are invited for a part time Sessional Lecturer position in 2024 Summer Term 2.

BIOL 300Fundamentals of Biostatistics- 3 credits. 
Course Description: Statistical procedures for biological research; estimation, hypothesis testing, goodness of fit, analysis of variance and regression; use of computers for statistical analysis.

Job Description: Primary duties include teaching in the course, working with TAs, developing assessments and grading assignments and exams. The term runs from July 2 – August 9, 2024.

We seek an innovative educator with demonstrated experience in teaching biostatistics using evidence-based and learning-centred pedagogical approaches, mentoring and managing teaching assistants, and engaging students in active learning classroom environment.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in a Biological Sciences discipline and relevant teaching experience at the post-secondary level in the area of Biostatistics. Prior experience working with the BIOL 300 teaching team will receive priority consideration.

The current salary for a 3-credit course is $10,000.

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, and a teaching statement.  Application deadline is March 26, 2024.

Applications should be emailed to Dr. Sunita Chowrira, Associate Head of Biology,  

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. Our department is committed to confronting systemic biases, particularly as they affect individuals from Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities, and intersect with other forms of discrimination.

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