Sessional lecturer positions

Positions for sessional lecturers

October 05, 2016
Expressions of interest are invited for a sessional assignment for the following Winter Session 2016-17 courses.
January 04 – April 04, 2017

Biol150B Modern Biology x 2 Sections (3-0) (3.0 units) TWF 9:30-10:20am AND TWF 1:30-2:20pm
An introduction to biological science, emphasizing cellular and physiological processes. Topics include principles of genetics, cell biology, plant physiology and animal physiology.
No prerequisites as this is an introductory course for students who have not taken a biology course in high school.
Anticipated enrollment: 313 students, maximum 350

Biol415C Mycology x 1 Section (3-0)_ (1.5 units) TWF 11:30am -12:20pm
The diversity and ecology of fungi. Topics include: fungal molecular genetics, the role of fungi in ecosystems function, beneficial and pathogenic fungi in forests, and the importance of fugal biochemistry in industrial processes and human activities.
Prerequisites: All of Biol215-ecology, Biol225-cell biology and Biol230-genetics
Anticipated enrollment: 28 students, maximum 40

Note: All sessional positions are subject to meeting minimum enrollment requirements.

Salary is subject to the Cupe4163- Component 3 collective agreement and is based on years of lecturing experience at a post-secondary institution.

More information can be found on the UVic Human Resources website

Expressions of interest must be submitted in writing to Dr. Barbara Hawkins, Chair, Department of Biology, University of Victoria. P.O. Box 1700 Stn CSC, Victoria, BC V8W 2Y2 Tel: (250) 721-7092 Fax: (250) 721-7120 on or before Monday October31, 2016.

The anticipated date by which employment decisions will be made is November 04, 2016.

The Department of Biology reserves the right to fill additional teaching assignments from the pool of applicants for this posting.

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities and aboriginal persons, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.