Sessional Positions

The following Sessional appointment is expected to be available in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry during the FALL 2022 semester:                    September 7 to December 19, 2022.

Sessional Instructor

MBB 201-3                Biochemistry of the Cell
                                  Salary: $6,817 per term

                                  3 hrs. of lecture at Burnaby Campus

                                  Wednesday and Friday from 2:30 pm - 3:50 pm

Course description: An introduction to cellular processes with an emphasis on protein structure and function. Topics that will be explored include transcription, translation and protein synthesis, basic metabolic pathways, biomembranes, organelles, vesicle transport, the cytoskeleton and cell signaling.

Prerequisites: BISC 101; CHEM 281 as prerequisite or co-requisite. Please also refer to the course outline:

Minimum qualifications:  M.Sc. in molecular biology, biochemistry, or related discipline.  

Recommended qualifications:  Ph.D. in a relevant discipline, teaching experience at the post-secondary level.

To apply, please prepare a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references as a single file in portable document format (PDF).  Complete the on-line application form and submit the prepared PDF package at

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Ingrid Northwood at

Closing date for applications is August 23, 2022.

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