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Sessional Lecturer, TOX 412.3 (02) (req5066)

The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Indigenous engagement is a strategic priority. 

Department: Toxicology Centre 
Location: Saskatoon 
Status: Term
Employment Group: CUPE 3287
Posted Date: 10/9/2019
Closing Date: 10/31/2019
Number of Openings: 1

The Toxicology Undergraduate Program invites applications for a Sessional Lecturer to teach the following course during the following session:

2019-2020 Regular Session

Course Number, Section, and Name: TOX 412.3 (02) Toxicology of Industrial Pollutants

Term and Course Dates: Term 2 (January to April)

Delivery Mode: Lecture

Course Schedule: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9:30-10:20

Expected Enrollment Limit: 30

Course Overview: This course is a survey of the major categories of industrial pollutants in greater depth than has been previously covered. Sources, routes of exposure, mechanisms of action, and toxic effects on humans and ecosystems of the major classes of organic and inorganic industrial pollutants will be covered.

Duties:  The duties of the Instructor include:

  • Modify/update lecture materials as needed (last used materials provided, including class notes and PowerPoint presentations)
  • Deliver course
  • Facilitate course discussions, ensuring active participation among students
  • Responding to student questions and enquiries within appropriate time period and providing appropriate assistance
  • Designing and marking assignments and exams, and providing appropriate feedback
  • Encouraging student participation in course-end evaluation
  • While the course is presently structured a certain way, we are open to modification to better suit the background and strength of the instructor

Appointment periods include additional days in recognition of preparation and marking time required.  Courses may be cancelled due to low enrolment.

View the academic calendar for term course dates at: 

View the stipend amounts for Sessional Lecturers at:


  • Applicants should provide: i) a CV outlining relevant experience and training, and ii) a copy of current academic transcripts (unofficial copies are acceptable) and, if the applicant is a graduate student, a brief statement from the primary academic supervisor indicating support for the student to obtain the position and willingness to match funds if currently enrolled as a PhD student.
  • Applications must be submitted by October 31, 2019 to David Janz at or in the main office of the Toxicology Centre, 44 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5B3
  • Successful applicants will be contacted for an interview with the course instructor. 


The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. The University must, however, comply with federal immigration requirements. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.