Sessional Laboratory Instructor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science

Brandon University is seeking a sessional laboratory instructor in the Department of Biology to teach one to three sections of the following laboratory class from September 2020 to December 2020.  Due to COVID-19, labs may need to be delivered in a synchronous online format.


15:162 Cells, Genetics and Evolution
Responsibilities include:

  • Ability to work independently, including preparation of all materials related to lab content
  • Experience in using basic laboratory equipment, techniques, organisms, including but not limited to the following: micropipettes, spectrophotometers, , microscopes, molecular techniques (DNA, protein), bioinformatics
  • Familiarity with basic scientific reporting (written, graphical, numeracy).
  • Familiarity with basic statistics (e.g. Chi-square).


Laboratory Schedule: Monday (1:40 – 4:30pm), Tuesday (1:40 – 4:30pm), and Tuesday evening (6 – 9pm)

Qualifications: Completion of B.Sc.; preference will be given to applicants who have previously taken a first-year Biology course which included labs. Prior experience in laboratory instruction would be an asset.

$3,102.50 per section

Application deadline
: June 8, 2020 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, evidence of citizenship or Canadian immigration status, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and the names of three references to:


Dr. Christophe LeMoine, Associate Professor, Department of Biology,
Brandon University, Brandon, MB, R7A 6A9


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: May 19, 2020