Lecturer or Assistant Professor

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Posting #:F 05/2013
Posted:Mar 7, 2013
Employment Status:12-month Instructional Limited Term Appointment
Faculty:Faculty of Mathematics and Science
Department:Biological Sciences
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Job Summary

The Department of Biological Sciences at Brock University invites applications for a 12-month Instructional Limited Term Appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor (with the possibility of renewal) to begin August 1, 2013, subject to final budgetary approval.


The candidate must have a PhD in Biology or a closely related discipline in hand or near completion. This is a teaching position which includes teaching up to eight half-credit courses in Biological Sciences during the 12 month appointment. Courses may include Biology, a human perspective, BIOL1F25; Molecular Biology, BIOL 2P02; Introduction to Biotechnology, BTEC 2P09; Metabolic Biochemistry, BCHM 3P01; Protein Structure and Function, BCHM 3P02; Investigative Neurobiology, BIOL 3P90; Neural networks and behavior, BIOL 4P34;


The deadline for completed applications is May 15, 2013. Applicants should submit a letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae and evidence of teaching competence, and should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly by the referee. Applications (email attachments accepted) should be sent to:

Caroline Barrow, Biology Departmental Assistant
c/o Professor Doug Bruce, Chair
Department of Biological Sciences
Brock University
500 Glenridge Ave.
St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1 Canada
cbarrow@brocku.ca dbruce@brocku.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http://brocku.ca/webfm_send/20927 and include the completed form with their application.

More information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website www.brocku.ca; information on the Department of Biological Sciences is at http://brocku.ca/mathematics-science/departments-and-centres/biology. Course information can be found at http://www.brocku.ca/webcal/2012/undergrad/