Term Lecturer in Biology
University of Alberta Department of Science

Term Lecturer - Biology

Augustana Campus

Competition No.  -    A105638639D1
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 instructor position in Biology. This position involves responsibility for the teaching a lecture section and between two to three lab sections in the 2020 Winter term. The course is listed as AUBIO 253 Ecological Interactions, and serves as an introduction to basic concepts in ecology and the methods used to study ecological interactions. The majority of students enrolled in this class are Biology and Environmental Science/Studies majors.


For the 2020 Winter semester, the lectures will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays from 12:15pm - 13:45pm, and lab sections will take place on Wednesdays from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Thursdays from 8:30 am – 11:30 am and from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Fridays from 8:30am – 11:30am, and they will cover an 11-week term (January 27th to April 20th, 2020).  It is expected that the term lecturer will teach between two and three lab sections of the four lab sections listed above.

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: www.augustana.ualberta.ca.  The successful candidate will be expected to hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in Biology or a related field, and will preferably have recent experience in university teaching at the undergraduate level.

This position is in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) Agreement of the University of Alberta. It has an appointment from January 1 to April 30, 2020, and is subject to budgetary approval. Salary is commensurate with experience in accordance with the ATS Agreement which also stipulates benefits.

Inquiries concerning this position should be directed to Dr. Peter Berg, Chair of Science, via email at: pberg@ualberta.ca.  Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certifications, and the names and contact information of at least two academic references when applying. 

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.

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