BIOL 336 Fundamentals of Evolutionary Biology 

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Summer Term 2 (July 4, 2023, to August 11, 2023)

Job description: Primary duties include teaching in the course, supervising and working with Teaching Assistant assigned, developing assessments and marking assignments and exams. The term runs from July 4, 2023 to August 11, 2023 and the work is expected to be completed by August 25, 2023.

We seek an innovative educator with demonstrated experience in teaching in the relevant area of biology using evidence-based and learning-centered pedagogical approaches, mentoring and managing teaching assistants, and engaging students in active learning classroom environment.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. or an M.Sc. with a strong background in Evolutionary Biology-related areas (e.g., natural selection; population genetics, quantitative genetics and systematics) to develop lesson plans using classical and molecular approaches to the study of evolution. Previous experience in teaching and/or being involved in BIOL 336, and other relevant teaching experience at the post-secondary level in the area of Evolutionary Biology will be an asset.

The salary for teaching this course is $7,962.24.

Applications should include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, including the names, addresses and e-mail or telephone contact information of three people who can be contacted to provide reference letters. Application deadline is June 9, 2023.

Applications should be emailed to: Dr. Sunita Chowrira, Associate Head of Biology University of British Columbia:

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Our department is committed to confronting systemic biases, particularly as they affect individuals from Black, Indigenous and People of Colour (BIPOC) communities, and intersect with other forms of discrimination.