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Queen's University

    Faculty & Teaching Positions Available

    We currently have a posting for a Term Adjunct teaching position available for the Fall term 2015.  See job description below. 

    Biol-527* - Paleolimnology and Global Environmental Change

    Department of Biology

    Queen’s University, Kingston, ON CAN K7L 3N6


    The Department of Biology at Queen’s University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching a course in Paleolimnology and Global Environmental Change Biol-527* .  This is an on-campus, introductory lecture course with an expected enrolment of approximately 14 students.  Candidates should have a Ph.D and teaching experience at the University level in Paleolimnology.  This is a fall term appointment for the period September 1, 2015 to December 31, 2015, with classes in session from September 14, 2015 to December 4, 2015. 


    The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


    The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during this process, please contact:  Joanne Surette,  613 533 6132


    The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by the Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at


    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.  Please arrange to have applications and supporting letters sent directly to:


    Dr. Sharon Regan, Head

    Department of Biology

    Queen’s University

    Kingston Ontario Canada K7L 3N6


    Applications will be received until July 3, 2015.  Review of applications will commence shortly thereafter, and the final appointment is subject to budgetary approval.  Additional information about the Department of Biology can be found at



    Course Description:

    Biol-527*/0.5 Paleolimnology and Global Environmental Change   3L

    The main aim of this course is to provide students with a background in studies of long-term environmental change, with a focus on research that is especially relevant to today's environmental problems. Key topics include:  climatic change, lake pollution, atmospheric deposition of contaminants and related topics. Lake sediment analyses will be highlighted, but other approaches (such as ice cores, tree rings, corals) will also be explored.


    Posted: June 18, 2015

    Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000