Assistant Professor, Biology
University of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford, BC, Canada
5d ago

Job summary

The mission of the Biology Department at the University of the Fraser Valley is to provide students with a unique appreciation and understanding of the living world.

We incorporate a student-centered focus to our courses and deliver a practical hands-on approach to learning. Small class discussions, student presentations, as well as scientific experimentation and analysis are integral to our courses and provide essential skills for our students.

The Department of Biology invites applications for a single full-time, tenure-track Faculty position. We are seeking applicants who have expertise in Biochemistry and would be able to develop upper level courses in this area.

The successful applicant will be expected to teach a wide variety of courses including first year biology (BIO111, BIO112), but their main teaching responsibilities will be second year core courses in Biochemistry and Metabolism (BIO201), Cellular signaling and Regulation of gene expression (BIO202) along with upper level courses in Biochemistry (e.

g. BIO320).We seek applicants who share our passion for, and commitment to, excellence in undergraduate teaching in a student-centered environment and who successfully integrate their scholarship into their teaching.

  • Applicants must have exceptional communication and teaching skills; a demonstrated excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level;
  • and demonstrable ability to develop research opportunities for students. The successful applicant will be expected to actively participate in departmental activities, service, events, and initiatives.

    A commitment to an ongoing program of professional development is required. QualificationsApplicants must have completed a PhD in Biochemistry or a closely related discipline.

    Applicants must have demonstrated teaching experience at the University level and priority will be given to candidates with teaching expertise in similar courses as those listed in this job posting.

    About UFVThe University of the Fraser Valley has four campus locations within the beautiful Fraser Valley in British Columbia.

    Recognized as one of BC's top employers, UFV offers a combination of career and lifestyle benefits. Join a team of 1,400 passionate professionals who value integrity, inclusivity and excellence.

    At UFV, you will serve a vibrant community, and shape the future of 15,000 students.

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