York University, Chemistry

Position ID:YU-Chemistry-CLA [#15714]
Position Title: Contractually Limited Appointment in Biochemistry
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Toronto, Ontario M3J1P3, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Biochemistry / Biochemistry
Appl Deadline:2020/02/26 11:59PMhelp popup** finished (2019/12/11, finished 2020/08/30)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

The Department of Chemistry, York University, invites applications for a three-year Teaching Stream Contractually Limited Appointment (CLA) in the Department of Chemistry at the Sessional Assistant Professor rank to commence July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the Departments of Chemistry and Biology, and in the Division of Natural Science which provides general science education to non-science students. Creative educational initiatives and contributions to curriculum delivery and development will be expected. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD or a PhD near completion in Chemistry or Biochemistry is required. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses, a strong commitment to pedagogy and student success and the capacity to bring a theoretical and practical orientation to teaching and learning design. The successful candidate will demonstrate good judgment and a reflective approach to teaching innovation. A record of pedagogical innovation in high-priority areas such as experiential education, technology-enhanced learning and community-based learning is preferred as is experience with curriculum development and universal design approaches to teaching and assessment.

Further information about the Department of Chemistry can be found at: http://chemistry.gradstudies.yorku.ca

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Prof. René Fournier, Chair of the Department of Chemistry, at 1-416-736-5246.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including but not limited to gender and racial diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-form.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) or citizens of Chile may apply per the provisions of the Canada Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA). No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is February 26, 2020. Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining professional experience, an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier which supports excellence and innovation in teaching, to include course outlines, student ratings, teaching reviews, etc., and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be uploaded to academicjobsonline.org by the deadline. Referees should provide strong letters of reference and be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.


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Further Info:
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York University - Dept of Chemistry
4700 Keele St
Toronto, ON
M3J 1P3

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