JOB POSTING
Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 4207

Chemistry
Position Title: INSTRUCTOR
   
Course: SCIE 1P50
   
Course Details: Science and Society 1
Start 2013-09-01     End 2013-12-31
Fall, D2
   
Compensation:
$6,067 per half course (195 hours nominally)
$12,134 per full course (390 hours nominally)

Please note: Instructors who are employed in a 2-hour/week lecture, or the equivalent of a 2-hour/week lecture, are responsible for the first hour of seminar/lab in each course.
 
Duties:
The course instructor is responsible for organizing the course (including the seminars) and presenting the lectures. He or she determines the textbook and other course materials and the marking scheme (Note: regulations require that these be approved by the Department Chair). He or she also sets the seminar topics, assignments, progress examination, final examination, supervises the seminar leaders and markers, ensures that the marks are recorded and submitted in a timely manner, and serves as one of the proctors for the progress and final examinations in the course.
 
Qualifications:
The applicant should hold at least an MSc degree in chemistry or related discipline and have a strong interest in social consequences of scientific development. Previous lecturing experience is essential. He or she must also have a demonstrated interest in teaching a broadly-based science course to non-science majors. Experience in placing course-related materials on the web is an asset.
 
Applications:
Applications will be accepted until 2013-07-17

Applications should include a cover letter, a current resume, a CUPE 4207 application form and your seniority date.

Please complete an application form available in the Department of Chemistry or online. BROCK STUDENTS MUST SUBMIT A COPY OF THE MOST RECENT STATEMENT OF STANDING. Applications from non-Brock students should include a cover letter, a CV, a transcript, a list of 3 referees, a CUPE 4207 application form and your seniority date. Forward applications to: Chair, Department of Chemistry, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON L2S 3A1.
 
Please Note:
If applicable, applicants are responsible for submitting their seniority date with their application. Applicants that don't include a seniority date will be assumed not to have one. All applications should be forwarded to the appropriate department. Do not submit your information to careers@brocku.ca

Positions listed on this posting are subject to course enrolments and budgetary approval.

As per Article 22.04 of the Collective Agreement:

- Graduate Students enrolled at Brock University shall not accept an appointment in excess of an average of ten hours per week over an academic term, in which she is enrolled as a full time student, without the prior permission of the Dean of Graduate Studies.

- Undergraduate Students enrolled at Brock University shall not accept more than nine Teaching Assistant appointments, or the equivalent of nine Teaching Assistant appointments in any classification, per term minus the number of courses in which that student is currently enrolled;

- Part-time Graduate Students and Non-Students shall not accept any appointment which, taken together with all other appointments at the University, would cause the member to exceed the maximum number of regular hours - i.e. not overtime hours - allowable in a work week under the Employment Standards Act, as amended from time to time.

Applicants that are in excess of the above noted workload limits will not have their applications considered unless they have received prior written approval from the appropriate Dean and the Human Resources Department.

A Collective Agreement governs part-time Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Lab Demonstrator, Course Coordinator and Marker-Grader positions at Brock University. A hardcopy of the Agreement can be obtained from Human Resources or accessed on the Human Resources Web Site - brocku.ca/hr-ehs
 
Additional Comments:
 
For office use only: 2013-06-17 - #5803 - Approved