Sessional Lecturer BIOL 201 Introduction to Biochemistry– 2023 Winter Term 2

Applications are invited for a part time Sessional Lecturer position in 2023 Winter Term 2.

BIOL 201 Introduction to Biochemistry– 3 credits
Course Description: Biological molecules, protein structure and enzyme action, energy transfer, central metabolic pathways and their regulation. Examples drawn from plants, animals and microorganisms.

Job Description: Primary duties include teaching and coordinating Tutorials and graduate TAs in the course, managing online course assessments using PLOM. The term runs from January 8 – April 30, 2024.

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

Candidates with a Ph.D. in a Biological Sciences discipline preferred, but a senior graduate student close to defending their Ph.D., with relevant coordinating and teaching experience in BIOL 201, and working with PLOM will also be considered.

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 December 7, 2023.

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.