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Job ID33130-2319
CompanyMcMaster University
Date Posted2020-07-10
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation


For Sessional Faculty


The Department of Biology invites applications for the following teaching position to be offered in the

20-21 session.


Date of Posting: July 10th to 24th 2020 (inclusive)          Applications to: Rebecca Woodworth,    

Course Name(s)/Number(s) Bio 3UU3/Animal Physiology – Regulatory Systems          Term: Fall 2020

Number of Section(s) Available: 1                                Number of Units per Section 3.0 units       

Location: Virtual      Projected Enrollment: 200            Projected TA Support: 0.5 TAs

Wage Rate: $7,555.00       Start Time and Duration: Monday 4:30-5:20; Thursday, Friday 11:30-12:20

Course Description/Relevant Employment Duties

Regulation associated with major features and functions of organisms (e.g. feeding, reproduction, thermoregulation, growth, stress, sleep, aging) is examined, with a focus on endocrinology, evolution, vertebrates and ecology. Emphasis is placed upon interpretation of the research literature.

Required Qualifications

PhD in Biology and experience teaching physiology at the university level, including scientific literacy.

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the land protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.  In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.  The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence.  The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion.  While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. 


*Supplemented Fees- 15.02(a) The employee may be eligible to receive supplemented fees in accordance with Schedule C of the Collective Agreement.  The actual rate of pay when in excess of the base rate of pay is deemed to include any supplemented fees owing, to the extent of the excess amount.  If the actual rate of pay is less than the sum of the base rate of pay and the supplemented fees owing, then the employee shall receive the difference. 

Application Procedure

Please submit the following:

  1. A cover letter stating your intent to apply for the position (including your address, phone number, and email address) and emphasizing your experience with the material to be taught.
  2. A resume listing your academic qualifications and relevant employment experience.
  3. Information necessary to determine your current and aggregate seniority (as defined by Article 20 of the Unit 2 Collective Agreement)
  4. Names and contact information of two references.Applicants will not be required to submit reference letters as part of their application.                              

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Services Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or Nina Bovair at ext. 23850 to communicate accommodatio

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