Instructor I

Position # 32078 

The Department of Chemistry invites applications for a full-time probationary position at the rank of Instructor I with a focus on Inorganic Chemistry and Indigenization, commencing July 1, 2022 or on a mutually agreed upon date. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.The Department seeks an emerging scholar with a commitment to excellence in teaching and pedagogical development. Preference will be given to those with teaching experience and Ph.D (preferred) or M.Sc. or other distinguishing attributes in Inorganic Chemistry and Indigenization. Duties may include undergraduate teaching, including live lecture, on-line and distance delivery formats, pedagogical/course development and assessment, and service-related activities. The successful candidate will have a track record of outstanding teaching contributions and course development and will exhibit evidence of the ability to work in a collaborative environment.To enhance our department and create role models for a diverse population of students, we particularly invite application from those who can support and enhance our diversity, including women, Indigenous peoples, other visible minorities, and those committed to a diverse environment.

The Department currently has 20 full time tenured and tenure track faculty members and 10 Instructors and offers a full range of both undergraduate and graduate programs in Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Department has a well-established and equipped research facility including infrastructure available to teaching such as X-ray diffractometers, NMR spectrometers, thermogravimetric analysis, electrochemical equipment, IR spectroscopy, gas-chromatography mass spectrometers and high performance liquid chromatography instruments among others, and is supported by strong links with other University of Manitoba departments including Microbiology, Physics and Astronomy, Biological Sciences and Civil Engineering. Further information about the Department can be obtained from 

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The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. 

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Applications including a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching philosophy and pedagogy development / Indigenization interest, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available) and contact information for three references should be sent to (PDF files preferred). Please ensure to specify position number 32078 in the application. For further information contact the Search Committee Chair at 

The closing date for receipt of applications is May 13, 2022. 

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.