Science Instructor

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date November 25, 2019
Type Full Time
Company University College of the North (UCN)
Salary $31.40 to $46.64 - Per Hour
Location Thompson, MB
Category Scientific and Technical
Client University College of the North
Contact Information
Email: (preferred format)

Science Instructor

Classification: University Instructor
Full-Time Regular Position
Start Date: July 1, 2020
The Pas or Thompson, Manitoba

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 Indigenous 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.


  • Masters in Biological Science, Environmental Science, Ecology or Microbiology
  • 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 Indigenous learners and mature students in northern communities
  • Personal experience and/or knowledge and understanding Indigenous cultures


  • Ph.D. in Biological Science, Environmental Science, Ecology, Microbiology or Zoology
  • A permanent Manitoba teaching certificate (or equivalent from another jurisdiction)
  • Familiarity with teacher education and pre-professional nursing education programs
  • Experience in Indigenous education settings
  • Research experience in a university or government agency

Conditions of Employment:

  • Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Travel to various Northern communities

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 Indigenous candidates. Applicants are invited to indicate in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Indigenous 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:        19-098

Closing Date:                         March 2, 2020

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</strong
Email: (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).

Human Resources will work with applicants who require accommodation during the application or the interview process.

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