Sessional Instructors – Department of Biology, Faculty of Science

The Department of Biology at Brandon University is seeking sessional instructors to teach one or several of the following courses in the 2020-2021 academic year. Sessional instructors can teach up to 12 credit hours (CH) yearly or 9 credit hours (CH) per academic term. Qualified candidates must possess strong teaching, communication and organizational skills and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

  • Term 1 September 2020 – December 2020:
    • 15:171 Human Anatomy and Physiology I – 3 hours lectures weekly (3CH)
    • 15:153 Medicinal plants – 3 hours lectures weekly (3CH)
    • 15:365 Plant Ecology – 3 hours lectures & 3 hours lab weekly (4.5CH)


  • Term 2 January 2021- April 2021:
    • 15:172 Human Anatomy and Physiology II – 3 hour lectures weekly (3CH)

Qualifications: M.Sc. required, Ph.D. preferred. Demonstrated expertise in the subject matter is essential. Prior teaching experience in the subject areas is preferred.

Salary: $6,205 per 3 credit hour course

Application deadline: March 27, 2020 or until positions filled

Applications should be sent via e-mail in a single pdf file of reasonable size.  To be considered, applications must include a letter of application indicating the course(s) of interest, evidence of citizenship or Canadian Immigration status, curriculum vitae, and the names and relevant contact information of three references to:

Dr. Christophe LeMoine, Chair of the Department of Biology, 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.

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.

 Date issued:  February 24, 2020