Sessional Instructor - Department of Chemistry - Faculty of Science (Winter 2024)

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Department of Chemistry
Sessional Instructor
Winter 2024

The Department of Chemistry has an opening for a sessional instructor for the upcoming Winter Semester 2024 (January – April 2024) to teach Chemistry 1120 – General Chemistry II. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.

Please note: the course offered below will be taught in person, unless otherwise specified as an online course.

CHEM 1120 – General Chemistry II

This course continues the subject matter of Chemistry 1110. Topics include: chemical equilibrium, acids and bases, intermolecular forces, solutions, chemical kinetics, entropy and Gibbs energy, redox equations and electrochemistry. The laboratory associated with this course stresses volumetric analysis, titration curves and chemical kinetics.

Three lecture hours a week: one three-hour laboratory period or tutorial a week

Prerequisite: Chemistry 1110


Application Instructions: 

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names of three referees by email to:

Dr. Barry Linkletter, Chair
Department of Chemistry
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown PE C1A 4P3

UPEI is committed to equity, diversity, inclusion, and reconciliation and believes in providing a positive learning and working environment where every person feels empowered to contribute. UPEI is committed to the principle of equity in employment and encourages applications from underrepresented groups including women, Indigenous peoples, visible minorities, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities.

Closing date for applications is November 10, 2023.

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.