Sessional Instructor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science

The Department of Chemistry at Brandon University is seeking a sessional instructor to teach 18:271 Organic Chemistry II: Reactions and Synthesis in the second term of the 2021-22 academic year from January to April 2022. The course will be taught Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 8:30am to 9:50am.
Qualifications: MSc in Chemistry or related discipline is required; PhD preferred. Previous class lecturing experience in organic chemistry is an asset. The applicant must possess strong communication, teaching, and record-keeping skills. Responsibilities of the position include lecturing, assessing students’ performance, and marking. The applicant is expected to have a solid grasp of the theory for organic chemistry, specifically, aromaticity and electrophilic aromatic substitutions reactions, pericyclic reactions, and nucleophilic addition reactions. The normal mode of course delivery is in-person; however, given the uncertainties inherent in the current pandemic, applicants should be prepared to teach in an online synchronous format.
Salary: $6,252.00 for the 3 credit hour course
Application deadline: May 31, 2021 or until position 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, Email: bushnelle@brandonu.ca
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.

Posted April 7, 2021