TEACHING FELLOWSHIP AVAILABLE – Winter 2021(Remote)
BIOL 307/3.0 – Field Biology I
Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3J9
The Department of Biology at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching a field course on biodiversity patterns and urban ecology, either as an individual teaching fellowship or a co-teaching fellowship (i.e., two individuals sharing the course). Due to COVID-19, this course will need to be developed and delivered in a remote fashion. The expected enrolment is 15 students. This is a summer term appointment for the period May 1 to the end of August 2021.
Teaching Fellows at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's PSAC 901 which is posted at http://psac901.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/CA-New-2017-to-April-30-2021-June-15-2018.pdf. Considering field courses have been cancelled for the 2020 season, and OUPFB has canceled its programming for the 2021 season, biology undergraduate students are missing a key opportunity to gain field skills and apply what they have learned in ecology and evolution courses. The course will focus on the fundamentals of biodiversity in an urban context and will include online and field components. Students will be gain experience in urban ecology and will be expected undertake a research project in their local area. This course will include remote instruction, group work, and students will be guided in designing, undertaking and presenting a research projects in their local area.
Applications should include: a cover letter outlining your academic accomplishments and relevant experience for this course (maximum 1 page), a course proposal on this topic of up to three pages; an up-to-date CV, a copy of your transcript (unofficial is fine), and a letter of support from your supervisor. Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to:
Dr. Daniel Lefebvre, Coordinator Graduate Studies (Biology)
Applications will be reviewed following the closing of the application period. 1. The final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.
BIOL 307/3.0 – Field Biology I - Two weeks of field work plus written assignments in one or two areas of study to be done when specialized modules are available in May, July, August or February. Studies may include ecology of birds, fish, insects, small mammals, plants, tundra and taiga, lakes and caves.
PREREQUISITE BIOL 102/3.0 and BIOL 103/3.0 and (registration in a BIOL Major, BIOL Science Minor/General, BIMA Specialization, BIPS Specialization, BTEC Specialization, or EBIO Specialization Plan)
**NOTE: This is a special field course that has been established due to the pandemic, with two weeks of instruction (one in May and one in late summer, with research projects being undertaken between these two times). The total number hours will be consistent with a 3 U course (120 hours)
Posted: February 25, 2021
Teaching positions available - Posted February 9, 2021
The Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching a course in Introductory Statistics (STAM 200/3.0). This is an online course with an expected enrolment of 300 students. This is a term appointment for the period May 1, 2021 to August 31, 2021, with the course in session from May 10, 2021 to July 30, 2021 and the exam in session from August 3-August 7, 2021.
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Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, letters of reference from two (2) referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to submit for consideration such as a letter of intent, teaching dossier, etc.