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Sessional Faculty, Chemistry

Chemistry, Faculty of Science

Posting number 2019.240
Job type Faculty
Contract Faculty; Temporary (sessional)
Salary range $6,549.45 - $6,723.62 per section
Contract timeline Winter 2020 semester
Start date January 2020
Review date December 10, 2019

Job summary

The Chemistry Department invites applications for a sessional instructor to teach one (1) third year physical chemistry course in the Winter 2020 semester, and possibly one or more sections of first year general chemistry. The specific courses include CHEM 324 (Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamics), and possibly CHEM 113 (General Chemistry I) or CHEM 114 (General Chemistry II).


The successful applicant must have a PhD from a recognized/accredited post-secondary institution in chemistry or a closely related field. Applicants should have an outstanding ability to teach and communicate with undergraduate students, and must be able to instruct a diverse student population (with varying backgrounds). Applicants need not have previous teaching experience but must demonstrate their ability to teach the indicated courses to a high degree of excellence.

About UFV

The University of the Fraser Valley has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia. Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence. At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

How to apply

Applications must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, two letters of reference, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy; and, if possible, recent teaching evaluations.

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