Sessional Lecturer – 2021 Winter Term 2- BIOL 140 Laboratory Investigations in Life Sciences

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Applications are invited for a part time Sessional Lecturer position in 2021 Winter Term 2.
BIOL 140 Laboratory Investigations in Life Sciences Course Description: Science as a process, the skills of scientists, and the exploration of a current biological challenge with a practicing UBC scientist

Job Description: Primary duties include, teaching in the course, working with TAs, and active participation on a the BIOL140 teaching team.

The term runs from January 10 – April 8, 2021.
We seek an innovative educator with demonstrated experience in teaching introductory biology using evidence-based and learning-centred pedagogical approaches, mentoring and managing teaching assistants, and engaging students in active learning classroom environment.

Candidates should have a background in biology. Current and active engagement in biological research is required. Additional relevant teaching experience at the post-secondary level will be an asset.

The current minimum salary for a 3 -credit 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, and a teaching statement. Application deadline is December 3rd. Applications should be emailed to 

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