UBC invites applications for the position of Lecturer, Department of Chemistry

Winter 2017

The Department of Chemistry of the University of British Columbia is seeking to fill a position at the Lecturer level starting July 1, 2018.

Individuals with an academic background in synthetic organic chemistry either directly or within broader areas such as materials science, biological chemistry or catalysis are appropriate. The position requires a demonstrated commitment to excellence in undergraduate instruction, especially within a laboratory setting. Strong assets are an ability to work independently, effective communications skills, a demonstrated ability to supervise the work of others, and proven potential for creating innovative instructional environments in both the undergraduate classroom and the laboratory. Responsibilities of this position include a combination of undergraduate organic laboratory supervision and classroom instruction. Individuals with a Ph. D. in Chemistry are strongly preferred.

For further information regarding Lecturer positions at UBC please refer to: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-relations/recruitment/titles-ranks-descriptions/job-descriptions/#3.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Please indicate your legal status to work in Canada.

Applicants should send a curriculum vita, and statements of teaching and laboratory development philosophies. Evidence of teaching effectiveness would be an asset. Applicants should also arrange to have three reference letters sent directly to:

Chair, Lecturer Search Committee


The deadline for receipt of applications and reference letters is January 18, 2018.

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