CBU invites applications for a full-time limited term position in the Department of Biology in the School of Science & Technology to commence September 2020 and end in April 2021.
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 5500 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 academic 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.
Reporting to the Dean, 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 a first year Organismal & Evolutionary Biology labs, a second year Human Anatomy labs, and a second year Human Physiology for Nursing labs.
As the courses for the Fall Semester of the 2020-2021 Academic year will be delivered online, faculty members will be provided the opportunity to teach using appropriate and varied teaching methods from various locations [off campus and/or on campus] 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 under these conditions will be considered an asset.
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.
The union affiliation of this position is with the Cape Breton University Faculty Association.
Qualified candidates are required to apply online to provide the following:
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