Sessional Instructor, ECOL 419, Department of Biological Sciences, Winter 2024

University of Calgary

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Place Description

The Division of Organic Sciences, throughout the College of Science, invitations functions for a Winter 2024 Time period Sessional Teacher.

The profitable candidate can have tasks for the lecture instruction of the primary half of this 3-unit course, focusing notably on below-ground processes. There may be additionally a laboratory related to this course, however the candidate will concentrate on the lecture part.

ECOL 419 – Terrestrial Communities and Ecosystems
This course covers processes and patterns in above- and below-ground terrestrial communities, ecosystem degree processes in fluxes of carbon and vitamins, and strategies for assessing biomass, productiveness, and biochemical pathways.

Educating Schedule: Please consult with for course instances.

Supply Mode: All course elements can be delivered in-person.

Winter 2024 Time period Dates: Tuesday, January 2, 2024, to Tuesday, April 30, 2024.

The profitable candidate requires a minimal of an MSc in one of many organic sciences, with a PhD most well-liked. Experience in terrestrial ecology, NPP, soil chemical and bodily properties, or power and carbon budgets is required. Proof of instructing effectiveness and former instructing expertise, ideally on this course or in an analogous course, can also be required.

Please apply on-line by way of the “Apply Now” hyperlink. A whole software must be submitted in a single pdf, and embody the next:

  • Cowl letter.
  • Present curriculum vitae.
  • Assertion of instructing philosophy, together with fostering an inclusive studying atmosphere.
  • Proof of instructing effectiveness. 
  • Three letters of reference are additionally required and could be submitted with the pdf software or despatched beneath separate cowl, by the applying deadline, to [email protected] .

NOTE: Candidates who’ve taught as a sessional teacher within the College of Science throughout the previous two years might select to solely submit a canopy letter and present CV. A number of positions could also be stuffed by this posting.

Software Deadline: November 20, 2023

Please go to for additional details about the Division of Organic Sciences.

Remuneration is calculated in accordance with the Collective Settlement, Schedule B. Please see the College Affiliation’s web site at for additional data relating to situations of employment and remuneration. 

As per the Collective Settlement, the Division of Organic Sciences will adhere to the suitable of first refusal phrases (Part 23.12.1 and 23.12.2) for Sessional Appointments. 

Thanks for submitting your on-line software. Solely these candidates chosen to proceed within the choice course of can be contacted.

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