Chemistry - Senior Laboratory Instructor I

University of Northern British Columbia

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2013-03-05

Chemistry Program
College of Science and Management

Senior Laboratory Instructor I
(Full-time, Continuing)

The University of Northern British Columbia, in conjunction with the Chemistry Program, invites applications for a full-time continuing position as Senior Laboratory Instructor I. The preferred start date for this position is August 1, 2013.

The successful applicant will be responsible for, but not limited to, lab instruction, supporting the undergraduate teaching labs, and the preparation of lab manuals. In addition, you will be responsible for lab safety, ordering of chemicals and consumables, maintenance and organization of lab equipment, supervision of teaching and lab assistants, and liaising with administrative bodies regarding laboratory scheduling.

Applicants for this position must hold a Master's degree in Chemistry, with teaching experience at the undergraduate level. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered. As teaching will be a required component of the position, applicants are advised to present evidence of excellence in teaching.

The University of Northern British Columbia is ranked as one of Canada's best small universities with a core campus in Prince George and regional campuses throughout northern BC. The Chemistry Program at UNBC offers programs of study leading to BSc and MSc degrees. For more information about the Chemistry Program, visit our web site at

Located in north-central BC, Prince George is a city of approximately 80,000 people with a range of cultural, educational and recreational amenities. Prince George is a friendly community offering a wide range of outdoor activities including exceptional skiing, canoeing and kayaking, fly-fishing, hiking and mountain biking. The lakes, forests and mountains of northern and central British Columbia offer an unparalleled natural environment in which to live and work. The city is also home to a symphony orchestra, professional theatre, a WHL hockey team, and a community college. For more information about living and working in Prince George please consult

Applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FACH01-13-CW to: The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia, 3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9. Fax: (250) 960-5791. Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Kerry Reimer, Chair of the Chemistry Program, at Telephone (250) 960-6675, Email < >. This position is being advertised subject to budgetary approval. Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to:

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

Applications received on or before April 20, 2013, will receive full consideration; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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