BI276 Life on Earth: Microbes

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Author ahnationtalk
Date January 12, 2018
Type Part Time
Company Wilfrid Laurier University
Location Waterloo, ON
Category Miscellaneous
Client Wilfrid Laurier University
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Posting ID : 8621
Position Title : BI276 Life on Earth: Microbes
Faculty/Academic Area : Faculty of Science
Department : Biology
Term : Intersession 2018 (May 1 to June 30)
Days/Times : Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 – 10:20 a.m.
Campus : Waterloo
Hours per week/Hours Total : 6 / 36
Anticipated Class Size : 32
Additional Course Requirements : None
Notes on Additional Course Requirements : Students attend weekly labs, for which there is a dedicated Teaching Assistant.
Hours for Additional Course Requirements : None

Position Summary : An introduction to fundamental concepts in microbiology involved in the study of archaea, bacteria, and viruses. Course material will include prokaryotic cell structure, metabolism, microbial genetics, phylogeny, and physiological diversity. Concepts important to the many applications of microbiology will also be introduced, such as biofilm development, microbial control and bioprocessing.

Qualifications – Required : Doctoral Degree
Qualifications – Discipline : Biological Sciences
Qualifications – Areas of Specialization : Microbiology
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
Optional
  • 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
bioadmin@wlu.ca

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.

To obtain a copy of this job posting in accessible format, please contact bioadmin@wlu.ca.

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

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