Job Opportunities

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Sessional Positions

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Sessional Instructor Opportunities, Spring 2021


Burnaby Campus

The following Sessional appointment is expected to be available in the Department of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry during the Spring SEMESTER (January 4, 2021 – April 30, 2021).

Sessional Instructor

MBB 322-Molecular Physiology

Salary: $6550

3 hrs. lecture – REMOTE LEARNING

Lectures: M/W/F 10:30 am – 11:20 am

Course description: Biochemical and molecular aspects of cellular function, interactions and communication including cell cycle, apoptosis, cancer, immune system, neuronal transmission and the signal transduction pathways that integrate them. Prerequisite: MBB231. Please also refer to the course outline at:

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D in Cell or Molecular Biology or related discipline. A strong working knowledge in the areas of cell signaling, cell cycle, apoptosis, the molecular basis of cancer, and extracellular matrix and adhesion mechanisms and the factors that can impact them. Previous experience teaching upper division MBB courses.

Recommended qualifications: Post-doctoral experience.

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 on the following:

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

Closing date for applications is November 5 at 4pm .