University of Alberta

Term Lab Instructor - Inorganic Chemistry

Augustana - Sciences

Competition No.  -    A105632522
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The Department of Science at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus invites applications for a term lab instructor position in inorganic chemistry. This position involves responsibility for the teaching of two laboratory sections in the 2017 Fall term. The corresponding course component is listed as AUCHE 230 Inorganic Chemistry I, and serves as an introduction to inorganic chemistry. Student enrollment typically consists of both Chemistry majors (majority) and Biology majors.

For the 2017 Fall semester, the two laboratory sections are scheduled for Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM and will cover an 11-week term, starting September 25.

The University’s Augustana Campus enrolls over 1000 students in baccalaureate degree programs on a scenic residential campus in the city of Camrose, 90 km southeast of Edmonton. Augustana is committed to building on its reputation for rigorous, high-quality teaching in the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences, and, in doing so, providing a distinctive undergraduate academic experience for students within one of Canada’s leading universities. Augustana is the only Canadian member of the 25-member Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges: an alliance in support of superior, accessible higher education. For information about Augustana and particular programs, please visit:

The successful candidate will hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in Inorganic Chemistry, or a related field and will preferably have recent experience in university teaching at the undergraduate level.

This position has an appointment from September 1 to December 31, 2017. Salary will commensurate with experience in accordance with the Contract Academic Staff: Teaching agreement.

Online applications, including curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certifications, and the names and contact information of at least two academic references. Inquiries concerning this position should be directed to Dr. Peter Berg, Chair of Science at Review of applications will begin May 15, 2017, however, the competition will remain open until filled.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.