INSTRUCTOR – NON-CREDIT TEACHING - DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY - FACULTY OF SCIENCE (SUMMER 2012)

Competition Number: 
14E12
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, February 24, 2012
Date of Posting: 
February 1, 2012
Department: 
DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY - FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Position: 
INSTRUCTOR – NON-CREDIT TEACHING
Contract: 
SUMMER 2012
Salary: 
$5,050 (includes vacation pay)
Term: 

July - August 2012

The Department of Biology of the University of Prince Edward Island has an opening for an Instructor to teach the following non-credit course during the forthcoming Summer Semesters (2012):
Instructor (note: this is not a Sessional position)
The Department of Biology is looking for an Instructor to teach the following non-credit course in the second summer session (July and August), designed to provide the necessary background for First Year Biology for students who did not take Biology in Senior High School. The course description for this course is shown below.
001 INTRODUCTION TO THE ESSENTIALS OF BIOLOGY
This is a non-credit course designed primarily for students needing an introduction to biological principles, as preparation for first year biology. Basic biological principles are introduced in relation to everyday applications, including industry and the environment. Topics include: components of cells, principles of metabolism, principles of genetics, principles of evolution and natural selection, plant and animal structure. Classes will be augmented by laboratory demonstrations. This course is required for those students planning to take Biology 131 and/or 132, and who did not take either Biology 11 or Biology 12 in high school.
Applicants should have a Master’s in Biology, with some background in introductory cell biology, and should also have training in teaching Biology at the high school level.
 

Application Instructions: 

Curriculum vitae and a cover letter describing your qualifications for this position, including the names and contact information for three references should be sent to:
Dr. Lawrence Hale, Chair
Department of Biology
University of Prince Edward Island
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3
Phone: (902) 566-0551
Fax: (902) 566-0740
email: lhale@upei.ca
In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment.
Closing date for applications is February 24, 2012.
 

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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