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October 10, 2023 / University of the Fraser Valley - Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Science, Inorganic Chemistry

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Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Science, Inorganic Chemistry

Sessional Instructor, Faculty of Science, Inorganic Chemistry

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STEM Sector


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Sessional faculty scale, see details in description

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Job Description

Job Summary:

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a temporary part-time sessional instructor to teach inorganic chemistry lectures and labs. The successful candidate will replace faculty on sabbatical leave during the Fall 2024 and Winter 2025 semesters (from Sept 1, 2024 to April 30, 2025). The successful candidate will be provided with materials and resources for all lecture and lab courses so as to minimize course preparation workload.

The successful candidate will teach the following courses:

Fall 2024:

CHEM 221 – Inorganic Chemistry (lecture and lab course)
9 contact hours/week, total salary $14,737

Winter 2025:

CHEM 320 – Intermediate Inorganic Chemistry (lecture only course),
3 contact hours/week, total salary $7,105

CHEM 325 – Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory (lab only course)
3 contact hours/week, total salary $7,105


Candidates should hold, or be close to completing, a PhD in inorganic chemistry.  Experience teaching undergraduate lectures and labs is preferred.  We seek candidates who share our commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in a student-centered environment. Candidates must be willing to hold both themselves and their students to high academic standards.

Applications will be reviewed starting March 1, 2024.

How to Apply

Applicants should apply through the online portal here:

Packages must be compiled in a single PDF file including the following:

Cover letter (one page or less)
Recent teaching and/or peer evaluations
Contact information for two references

References will be sought only for short-listed applicants.

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