University of Alberta

Term Lab Instructor - Invertebrate Zoology

AUG Sciences

Competition No.  -    A105634038
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This position is located in Camrose, Alberta.

The Department of Science at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus invites applications for a term lab instructor position in invertebrate zoology. This position involves responsibility for the teaching of one laboratory section in the 2018 Winter term and has an appointment from January 1, 2018 to April 30, 2018.  The corresponding course component is listed as AUBIO 394 Comparative Invertebrate Zoology, and serves as an introduction to the functional anatomy and life cycles of the major invertebrate taxa. Student enrollment typically consists of Biology majors (majority) and other science majors.

For the 2018 Winter semester, the successful candidate will have the option of teaching the one laboratory section scheduled for Tuesdays, 2:15 PM – 5:15 PM, or the section scheduled for Mondays, 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM. The laboratory will cover an 11-week term (24-Jan-2018 to 16-Apr-2018).

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 be expected to hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in Biological Science or a related field and will preferably have recent experience in university teaching laboratories at the undergraduate level. 

Applicants should submit a 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 October 17, 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.