Academic Employment Opportunity

Department Of Biology: Ecology Instructor

UNB Fredericton

Competition #:#18-35Closing Date:The deadline for applications is August 5, 2019.


The Department of Biology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor to begin Jan 1, 2020. The main role of the Instructor is to support the work of the Department through laboratory and teaching assignments. Specifically, this position has the primary responsibility for teaching the core second-year Laboratory in Ecology and core second-year Laboratory in Biological Diversity. An upper-level course consistent with the academic strengths of the successful applicant will also be assigned.
Applicants with a PhD in biology or related discipline are preferred, but strong candidates with a Master’s degree at the position starting date will be considered. Prior undergraduate teaching or laboratory experience, especially in equivalent laboratory courses, will be an asset. Candidates that have evidence of an engaging, active-learning approach to education are especially encouraged to apply.
Applicants should submit by email a single PDF containing a one-page cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including teaching philosophy and prior teaching experience) and the names of three referees willing to provide letters of reference to:
Dr. Dion Durnford, Chair c/o Jenn Meade at indicating “Ecology Instructor Position” in the subject line.
The deadline for applications is August 5, 2019.

Short-listed candidates will be required to provide satisfactory proof of credentials including appropriately certified translations of credentials into English, as applicable.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.