Sessional Lecturer: Introductory Organic Chemistry I (Asynchronous)

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Location
Toronto (City), Ontario (CA)
Posted
14 Oct 2020
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2020
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Chemistry
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Sessional Lecturer - CHM136H1: Introductory Organic Chemistry I (Asynchronous)

Job Posting for Sessional Instructor 

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.

Position:  Sessional Instructor 

Course Title and Code:  CHM136H1: Introductory Organic Chemistry I

Course Description:  This course is recommended for students in the life and health science programs.  The course commences with a review of fundamental principles in covalent bonding to understand the structure and shape of organic molecules; the concepts of molecular conformation, as well as the "handedness" of shape, are introduced.  The relationship between the structure of organic molecules and their reactivity is then presented.  This relationship will be illustrated by examining the mechanisms by which the organic chemistry of alkenes, alkyl halides and alcohols takes place.  The roles of acid/base chemistry in these reactions is presented throughout.

Estimated Enrolment: 1800 students

Estimated TA Support: 300 TA hours

Class Schedule: Online office hours to be held three times a week, at a convenient time for both instructor and students, for four weeks during the months of March and April 2021.  *Please note that, in keeping with current circumstances, this course may be delivered in-person, remotely/online, or by a combination of delivery methods as determined by the Faculty or Department at a later date.

Sessional Date of Appointment: January 1, 2021 to April 30, 2021 (0.25 FCE)

Salary:  $4,244.83 for Sessional Lecturer I; $4,434.63 for Sessional Lecturer I Long Term; $4,542.79 for Sessional Lecturer II; $4,650.95 for Sessional Lecturer III, inclusive of vacation pay, or possibly higher commensurate with experience.

Please note that should the rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.


Qualifications: A PhD in organic chemistry or a closely related field is required.  Experience lecturing and/or coordinating laboratories in general or physical chemistry at the university level will be preferred.

Brief Description of Duties:  The Department of Chemistry requires a sessional lecturer to develop asynchronous online lecture content (12 hours) and to hold online office hours in CHM136H1 (Introductory Organic Chemistry I) during the 2021 Winter session.  The successful applicant will be responsible for effectively delivering the course with all of the attendant organizational issues of class preparation, supervising of tutors, setting and supervising exams, final course marks, course evaluations, holding office hours, and so forth.  The candidate is highly encouraged to additionally apply for a second CHM136H1 position that is being offered (holding synchronous online problem-solving classes for four weeks, 0.25 FCE)

How to Apply:  Applicants should submit by email a detailed letter of application; an updated curriculum vitae; and the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form located here: http://forms.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/#employment . Please ensure you are using the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form.

Please submit applications to:
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies  

Department of Chemistry 

80 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3H6 

e-mail: chem.undergrad@utoronto.ca 

This job is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.

It is understood that some announcements of vacancies are tentative, pending final course determinations and enrolment.  Should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from the rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12 of the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.

Please note: Undergraduate or graduate students and postdoctoral fellows of the University of Toronto are covered by the CUPE 3902 Unit 1 collective agreement rather than the Unit 3 collective agreement, and should not apply for positions posted under the Unit 3 collective agreement.

This notice is posted in accordance with the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 Collective Agreement.  Preference in hiring is given to qualified individuals advanced to the rank of Sessional Lecturer II or Sessional Lecturer III in accordance with Article 14:12

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement 
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. 

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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