Sessional Instructors, Department of Chemistry

Brandon University is seeking sessional instructor(s) to teach the following courses in the Department of Chemistry. The applicant must possess strong communication, teaching, and record-keeping skills. Responsibilities of the position include lecturing, assessing students’ performance, and marking. Due to COVID-19, the courses will to be delivered by a synchronous online format.

18:274 Inorganic Chemistry I: Main group elements
This course will cover the structure of many-electron atoms; chemical bonding in terms of molecular orbital theory, stereochemistry and symmetry in inorganic compounds; and introduction to solid-state and surface inorganic materials. The chemistry of main group elements will also be discussed.
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:40am-11:30am Central Time
Salary: $6,252

18:474 Inorganic Chemistry III: Organometallic Chemistry
This course concentrates on important transformations of organotransition-metal species with emphases on basic mechanisms, structure-reactivity relationships, and applications in homogenous catalysis, as well as organic synthesis.
Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 12:40pm-1:30pm Central Time
Salary: $6,252

Qualifications: MSc in Chemistry or related discipline is required, PhD preferred. Previous class lecturing experience in inorganic chemistry is an asset.

Application deadline: August 27th, 2021, 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. Bryan Hill, Chair, Department of Chemistry, Brandon University, Brandon, MB, R7A 6A9, Email:

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.

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