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Employment Opportunity

Chemistry Instructor(s)

Competition Number: 13-4043
Appointment Type: Temporary Part-time
Subject to funding and enrolment
May be filled by more than one applicant
Start/End: Fall: August 15, 2013 up to December 28, 2013
Spring: December 31, 2013 up to May 17, 2014
  Leave Replacement: Appointment end date may be extended or end early dependent on return of incumbent.
Workload: Up to half-time courseload
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00276
Location: Nanaimo Campus
  Vancouver Island University is located on the beautiful West Coast of British Columbia, with ready access to research facilities at UBC, UVic, Bamfield Marine Station, Pacific Biological Station and the Institute for Ocean Sciences.
Duties: Teach upper-year environmental chemistry, and first-year chemistry lectures and/or second-year organic chemistry labs and/or first-year chemistry labs as needed.
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: For lecture instruction: Ph.D. in Chemistry from an appropriately accredited institution.

For lab instruction: B.Sc. in Chemistry, or presently enrolled in M.Sc. in Chemistry, from an appropriately accredited institution for lab instruction.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience teaching at the post-secondary level.

For lab instruction: completed M.Sc. in Chemistry from an appropriately accredited institution.
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Teaching evaluations, if available
Name and address of three references

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: May 09, 2013 - May 15, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.