Sessional Instructors, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science

The Department of Chemistry at Brandon University is seeking a sessional instructor(s) in the Department of Chemistry to teach the following labs from September 2021 to December 2021.
• 18:274 Inorganic Chemistry I: Main Group Elements: LABORATORY
Laboratory: Term 1: Section Z01: Tuesday 1:40pm – 5:30 pm
Sessional will share the instruction and lab supervision with a Lab instructor.
Salary: $2084.00
• 18:274 Inorganic Chemistry I: Main Group Elements: LABORATORY
Laboratory: Term 1: Section Z02: Wednesday 1:40pm – 5:30 pm
Sessional is responsible for the majority of instruction and spends the majority of each lab period instructing students. However, overall organization and some of the lab instruction (e.g., introducing the lab) will be done by Lab instructor.
Salary: $3126.00
Qualifications: MSc in Chemistry is required, PhD preferred. The applicant must possess strong communication, teaching, and record-keeping skills. Responsibilities of the position include laboratory instruction, marking, and student evaluations. The applicant is expected to have a solid grasp of the theory and laboratory techniques for inorganic chemistry. 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.
Application deadline: May 31, 2021

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, and the names of three references to: Dr. Eric Bushnell, 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.

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 15, 2021