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Department of Biological Sciences - Two Year Limited-Term Lecturer in BioMedical Sciences

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Deadline Date: 
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The University of Windsor's Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a two-year Limited-term faculty position in the area of BioMedical Sciences at the rank of Lecturer, commencing July 1, 2017.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
The Department of Biological Sciences is a comprehensive Biology Department with research strengths in Ecology and Evolution, Neuroscience, and Molecular Biology.  The Department currently has 28 Faculty and we have strong linkages with the Great Lakes Institute for Environmental Research (GLIER) and the local hospital network.  The largest Department in the Faculty of Science; we have 600 Undergraduate majors and 50-70 graduate students.  Many of our undergraduates have a primary interest in health-related careers and would like to continue their education outside the traditional research-based MSc route and have expressed a desire for a course-based option that will give them additional career paths after graduation.  For further information about the Department of Biological Sciences, visit our website at
The successful candidate will be required to teach courses for the Department of Biological Sciences, and to be responsible for the development and implementation of a new course-based MSc. program in BioMedicine, which is expected to launch in Fall 2018.  The successful candidate should hold at least a Master’s degree in a field related to BioMedical Sciences, and will have experience in curriculum development, biomedical research methodology and in modern pedagogical techniques and theory in Science.  Experience with mentoring students in career development will be considered an asset. 
Application Requirements
  • a letter of application, including a statement of citizenship/immigration status;
  • a detailed and current curriculum vitae;
  • a teaching dossier or teaching portfolio showing evidence of teaching effectiveness and excellence that will include sample course syllabi/outlines, teaching evaluations, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (resources and templates for completing a teaching dossier can be found at;and
  • three (3) current letters of reference forwarded directly by the referees to the Department Head at the address or email listed below.
Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.  The short-listed candidates may be invited to provide further information in support of their applications.  To ensure full consideration, complete an online application ( found on the job advertisement, and ensure letters of reference are submitted by the deadline date of January 31, 2017.  Applications may be considered after the deadline date; however, acceptance of late submissions is at the discretion of the appointment committee. 


When completing the online application, please reference:

Job Number:  001915LT24-2017-BIO

Questions and Reference Letters to be sent to:
Dr. Dennis Higgs, Head, Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science
University of Windsor, 401 Sunset Avenue, Windsor, Ontario, Canada N9B 3P4
Phone: 519-253-3000 Ext. 2697; Email:
The University of Windsor is a comprehensive research and teaching institution with more than 15,500 students.  We are a welcoming community committed to equity and diversity in our teaching, learning, and work environments.  In pursuit of the University's Employment Equity Plan, members from the designated groups (Women, Aboriginal Peoples, Visible Minorities, Persons with Disabilities, and Sexual Minorities) are encouraged to apply and to self-identify.
If you need an accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Faculty Recruitment Coordinator ( Should you require further information on accommodation, please visit the website of the Office of Human Rights, Equity & Accessibility (OHREA).
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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