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SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR

Listing Number: 5064
City/Town: The Pass, Manitoba
Start Date: August 20, 2018
Wage Comment:
Duties:

University College of the North (UCN) is committed to building a workforce that is representative of the populations we serve. Applications are invited from individuals who have a demonstrated interest and ability to work with Aboriginal learners and mature students.
The Position: The Faculty of Arts, Business and Science requires a University Instructor to develop and deliver science courses in support of the Kenanow Bachelor of Education students, and Pre-Nursing Intent students. The Science Instructor will work with current faculty on course delivery in a pedagogically sound manner.
Qualifications:
Masters in Biological Sciences or Environmental Science, Ecology, Microbiology, etc.
A permanent Manitoba teaching certificate (or equivalent from another jurisdiction)
Experience in lab demonstration and lab maintenance
Experience with tutoring or teaching first-year university courses
Excellent communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Experience in using distance and current learning technologies and current computer applications
Demonstrated ability to understand cultural influences and issues specific to Aboriginal learners and mature students in northern communities
Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding Aboriginal cultures
Assets:
Ph.D. in Biological Sciences
Familiarity with teacher education and pre-professional nursing education programs
Experience in Indigenous education settings
Research experience in a university or government agency

Requirements:

Conditions of Employment:
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Travel to various Northern communities

Notes: Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, sample publications and should arrange for three references with full contact information including email to submit letters on their behalf. Representative Workforce is a factor in the selection process. Preference will be given to Aboriginal candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, or women and men in non-traditional roles. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Competition Number: 18-036 Closing Date: May 31, 2018 Salary Range: $31.40 to $46.64 per hour, plus remoteness allowance Apply to: University College of the North, Attention: Human Resources P.O. Box 3000 The Pas MB R9A 1M7 Fax: (204) 623-4414 Email: hrinfo@ucn.ca (preferred format) We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Legislation (Manitoba). For more information and other employment opportunities, visit www.ucn.ca