Lab Instructor, Biology

  • Location: CBU
  • Deadline: July 12, 2021 at 11:59 pm

The Department of Biology in the School of Science and Technology at CBU invites applications for a full-time limited term position in Biology at the rank of Lab Instructor. The approximate duration of this term is eight (8) months.

One of Canada’s youngest and most ambitious universities, CBU recognizes its location on Cape Breton Island as part of Mi’kma’ki, the ancestral and unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq people. CBU offers a comprehensive set of liberal arts, science, and professional programs and a unique commitment to community, economic development, aboriginal learning, and research into many aspects of environment and culture. Currently home to approximately 5000 students, CBU’s vision of higher education allows students to pursue diverse fields of study in programs with national reputations in final year student satisfaction, faculty-student interaction, and employability.

CBU delivers an authentic multicultural experience to all who become part of its community. Our faculty bring passion to their teaching and research, and we are known for our smaller class sizes as well as our friendly and inclusive culture. Strong community involvement and a spirit of entrepreneurship enhance CBU’s position in post-secondary education.

The successful candidate will be responsible for performing the duties outlined in Article 25.1.2 in the Cape Breton University Faculty Association Collective Agreement. Topics of focus shall include but may not be limited to first year Cell and Molecular Biology I lab, second year Cell and Molecular Biology II, second year Human Anatomy labs, second year Human Physiology for Nursing labs, and third year Human Physiology labs for Biology majors. The courses for the 2021-2022 Academic year will be delivered on campus.

Candidates shall, as a minimum requirement, possess a B.Sc. in Biology. An M.Sc. in Biology is preferred. Applicants should have previous Lab Instructor experience at the post-secondary level as well as experience with online course delivery.

CBU teaches programs on campus, off campus in locations across and outside of Canada, and on-line. The university and its partners will therefore provide opportunities for faculty members to teach in different modes in different locations as part of their regular workload. While these opportunities may not be available equally for all faculty positions in all programs, a clear willingness to teach in different modes and locations will be noted as part of your application.

Applicants are expected to demonstrate potential and commitment with regard to teaching and service to Cape Breton University, community and profession.

The union affiliation of this position is with the Cape Breton University Faculty Association.

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Applications must be received by July 12, 2021.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Cape Breton University
Human Resources Dept.
1250 Grand Lake Road, Sydney, NS B1M 1A2