Laboratory Instructor II (Term)

University of Regina, Faculty of Science

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Laboratory Instructor II (Term)

Department of Biology

The Department of Biology at the University of Regina invites applications for a 2-year term laboratory instructor position starting July 1, 2023.

The successful candidate will coordinate, teach, manage, and develop undergraduate laboratories in genetics and plant physiology. We are seeking an individual with initiative who possesses expertise with modern genetic theory and techniques. Knowledge of plant biology is also required. The successful candidate will be responsible for training, mentoring, and supervising graduate teaching assistants and contributing to administration and service at the department, faculty and university levels.

Applicants must possess, at minimum, an M.Sc. in Biology or a closely-related discipline. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching, especially in a biological laboratory setting. The ability to use best practices in science teaching, to develop students’ oral and written communication skills, and to incorporate modern approaches to data collection, analysis, and presentation into lab exercises are highly desirable. Experience with personnel and/or laboratory management (including laboratory safety) is an asset. The successful candidate will be innovative, enthusiastic, collegial, and will interact with colleagues and students in a fair-minded and professional manner. Candidates will be evaluated based on their prior experience and their future potential for contributions to high quality laboratory-based teaching, according to the criteria described above.

To apply, please submit through the University of Regina’s Human Resources Website: http://www.uregina.ca/hr/careers:

1. Cover letter

2. Academic Curriculum Vitae (CV)

3. Statement of teaching philosophy (3 pages maximum)

4. The names and contact information for three referees

Situated on Treaty 4 land in beautiful Wascana Park, one of the largest urban parks in North America, the University of Regina, together with its three federated colleges, is a comprehensive institution emphasizing excellence in teaching and research, as well as public service. Cross-disciplinary teaching and experiential learning are strongly supported. The University of Regina was established in 1974 and has grown steadily to its present student body of 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students. One of the strengths of the Department of Biology is its undergraduate program, in which many courses have labs taught by full time academic staff members. Further information about our department is available at: http://www.uregina.ca./science/biology
The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University’s employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce. Qualified diversity group members are encouraged to self identify on their application.
Review of applications will begin: February 1, 2023

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $76,395.00 per year

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: One location

Application deadline: 2023-01-31
Expected start date: 2023-07-01

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