The Department of Biology at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for two eight-month sessional appointments (non-tenure track) at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective September 1st, 2021. The ideal candidates must hold an MSc or PhD in Biology (or related field) and have a record of effective teaching in the field of Molecular and Cellular Biology at the introductory level, with an ability to teach a selection of other courses in Organismal Plant or Animal Biology, Physiology, Ecology or Evolution. The position swill require the successful applicants to teach about two courses per term.
The Faculty of Science, which houses the Department of Biology, has gone through significant renewal in the past decade, with many new and active faculty involved in teaching and research. Our facilities have also been renewed and all space within the Faculty of Science and the Department of Biology have been renovated and upgraded within the last five years. We are working to establish and build upon areas of distinct research strength and through those foster collaborations locally, regionally, and internationally.
Saint Mary’s University is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 430,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States. For information about the University and the Faculty of Science, please visit our website at http://science.smu.ca/.
At Saint Mary’s University equity and diversity are integral to excellence and enrich our community. As an institution committed to fostering an environment to inclusion and respect, we welcome applications from women, Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/visible minorities, persons with disabilities and others who might contribute to the growth and enrichment of our community.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. If you require accommodations during the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at email@example.com.
Qualified candidates must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and teaching dossier that includes evidence of teaching effectiveness. The application must include the names, addresses, and email contacts of three persons that are best able to describe your suitability for this position. Complete applications should be sent to: Dr. Jeremy Lundholm Chairperson, Biology Department, Saint Mary’s University, 923 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3, email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications must be received on or before May 31st, 2021.