Sessional Instructor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science

Brandon University is seeking a sessional instructor in the Department of Chemistry to teach the following lectures and laboratories. The applicant must possess strong communication, teaching, and record-keeping skills. Responsibilities of the position include: Lecture and Laboratory instruction, marking, and student evaluations. The applicant is expected to have a solid grasp of the theory and laboratory techniques for analytical chemistry and instrumental analysis. Due to COVID-19, courses may need to be delivered by a synchronous online format.

From September to December 2020:

  • 18:262 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry: LECTURE
    Lecture Schedule:              Mon, Wed and Fri: 12:40 – 1:30pm
    Salary: $6,205.00
  • 18:262 Introduction to Analytical Chemistry: LABORATORIES
    Laboratory Schedule:      Section 1: Mon 1:40 – 5:30pm     Section 2: Mon 5:40 – 9:30pm
    Salary: $4,136.67 per lab section


From January to April 2021:

  • 18:362 Instrumental Analysis: LECTURE
    Lecture Schedule:              Tue and Thu: 10:10 – 11:30am
    Salary: $6,205.00
  • 18:362 Instrumental Analysis: LABORATORY
    Laboratory Schedule:       Wed: 1:40 – 4:30 pm
    Salary: $3,102.50 per lab section


Qualifications: PhD in Chemistry or related discipline preferred, MSc in Chemistry or related discipline required. Previous lab teaching and/or class lecturing experience in analytical chemistry is recommended.
Application deadline: May 29, 2020 or until the position is filled

Applications should be sent via e-mail in a single pdf file of reasonable size, and include a letter of application, citizenship or Canadian immigration status, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, teaching evaluations and the names of three references to:

Dr. Eric Bushnell, Chair, Department of Chemistry,
Brandon University
Brandon, MB, R7A 6A9


We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.


Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.