BI111Y Biological Diversity and Evolution

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Author ahnationtalk
Date January 12, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Salary $8000 - Annual
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8620
Position Title : BI111Y Biological Diversity and Evolution
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Science
Department : Biology
Term : Intersession 2018 (May 1 to June 30)
Days/Times : Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 6 / 36
Anticipated Class Size : 48
Additional Course Requirements : None
Notes on Additional Course Requirements : Students attend weekly tutorials, for which there is a dedicated Teaching Assistant.
Hours for Additional Course Requirements : None

Position Summary : Interactions of organisms with each other and with the environment in the ongoing process of evolution by natural selection are examined in the context of the interplay of form with function – for bacteria and fungi, for plants and animals, for individuals and populations, and for communities and ecosystems. Major topics include regulation, homeostasis, growth and development, reproduction, and adaptation.

Qualifications – Required : Doctoral Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Biological Sciences
Qualifications – Areas of Specialization : Ecology or Evolution
Salary : $8000
Application Deadline : January 25, 2018
Submit with Application : Required for All Applicants

  • CV (required)
Required for External Applicants
  • Names and Contact Information for Referees
  • Evidence of Good Teaching
  • Cover letter
  • Teaching Dossier
  • Sample Course Outline (2-pages maximum)

Applicants must submit proof of academic credentials for highest degree with application. Applications not containing verification of highest degree, unless already on file with the university, will not be considered

To Apply :
Address Applications to:

Dr. Scott Ramsay

Chair, Biology Department

Faculty of Science

Wilfrid Laurier University
This appointment is in accordance with the Part-time Contract Academic Staff Collective Agreement, for which the Wilfrid Laurier Faculty Association (WLUFA) is the exclusive bargaining agent.

Posted on : January 11, 2018
Posting Ends : January 25, 2018
Please Note : For Supplementary Remuneration for large classes or multi-section courses, see Article 28.3

Pursuant to Article 13.5 of the Collective Agreement for Part-time Contract Academic Staff (CAS) and Part-time Librarians, all applicants shall apply electronically. Applications must be received by 23:59 local time of the date on the posting.

Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Members of the designated groups must self-identify to the appropriate Dean(s) to be considered for employment equity.

In accordance with the requirements of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, the successful applicants will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

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All course offerings will be contingent on adequate student registration and subject to budgetary funding.

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