Chemistry Instructor

Dalhousie University Faculty of Agriculture
Bible Hill, Nova Scotia
Depending on qualifications and experience
Closing date
Feb 17, 2023

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Physical Sciences, Chemistry
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Chemistry Instructor for Plant, Food and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Bible Hill, Nova Scotia, Canada. The successful applicant will teach undergraduate courses in the areas of general chemistry, organic chemistry, environmental chemistry, food chemistry, instrumental analysis, and closely related disciplines for students in the Faculty of Agriculture. The exact teaching assignments may change with the requirements and needs of programs. The successful applicant is expected to build strong connections with the Canadian and regional agriculture, agri-food, and environmental industries through teaching and outreach activities. The individual must be highly motivated with sound judgement, professionalism, integrity, collegiality, resourcefulness, innovation, self-motivation, excellent communication skills and strong organizational skills. The service responsibilities include the maintenance and operation of some of the analytical instruments within the department.

The successful applicant must have:

A minimum of a Master's degree in Chemistry, or a closely related discipline such as Agricultural, Food or Environmental Chemistry from a recognized university. 

At least one year of teaching experience at the undergraduate level in Chemistry or a closely related discipline is required.  

Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree majoring in Chemistry.  

Applicants must have knowledge and experience in the role of Chemistry in Agriculture, Agri-food, and/or Environment.  

Theoretical knowledge and practical experience with a wide range of analytical instruments, such as (but not limited to) atomic absorption spectroscopy, gas chromatography, high-performance liquid chromatography, mass spectrometry, microplate reader, and basic extraction systems is required.  

Link for direct access to posting, further information and application:

For further information regarding this position, or to request an accommodation at any stage of the hiring process, please contact the Chair of the selection committee, Dr. Vasantha Rupasinghe, Faculty of Agriculture: 


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