Sessional Instructors – Department of Geology, Faculty of Science

The Department of Geology invites applications for sessional teaching in the September 2020 to May 2021 academic terms.

First term: September to December 2020:

42:466 Mineral Deposits (shared lab – .75 credit hours)

Second term: January to April 2021:

42:161 Historical Geology (lab), 42:282 Petrology (lab), 42:283 Optical Mineralogy (course and lab)

Spring Session: May 2021:

42:333 Field Geology (field instruction – 3 credit hours)

Due to COVID-19, some labs and courses may need to be delivered by a synchronous online format.

Qualifications:  For labs: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Geology; Master’s degree in Geology preferred.

For courses: Minimum Master’s degree in Geology.  A successful record of teaching experience is an asset for both course and lab instruction.

Application deadline: August 15, 2020, or until filled

Start dates: August 29, 2020/January 2, 2021/April 24, 2021

Salary: $6205 for a 3 credit hour course / a full lab is worth 1.5 credit hours

Applicants should send a cover letter, a summary of teaching experience, clear indication of citizenship or Canadian immigration status, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and teaching evaluations (if applicable) by email attachment in a single PDF document of reasonable size to: Dr. P. Alexandre, Acting Chair, Department of Geology Brandon University, Brandon, MB R7A 6A9, E-mail:

All applicants are invited to consult the Brandon University course calendar for more information. Further details about Brandon University and the Department of Geology can be found at

The names and contact information of three referees will be requested of short-listed candidates.

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.

Issued July 15, 2020