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School: Burman University
Posted: April 8, 2021
Job Title: Biology Lab Technologist
Deadline: Until Filled
Description: POSITION SUMMARY
The Lab Coordinator is responsible for quality preparation of equipment, managing the materials and preparations for all biology labs, ordering or purchasing supplies, media, chemicals and equipment as well as maintaining such equipment. The coordinator supervises and trains student lab assistants on preparation of solutions and media as well as lab setup. Available to assist lab instructors on an as needed basis throughout the week. Acts as a resource for students and faculty to facilitate research and provide research support. Discusses research and equipment needs, and directs researchers to resources available in the department. Suggests methods or modifications of proposed tasks to fit within logistical constraints. Assists students as time permits, on a daily basis. Supplies, installs, and instructs researchers in the proper use of scientific instruments.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
• Ensures materials and supplies are available for all laboratory classes. Advises faculty of potential supply problems related to experiments scheduled.
• Orders and stocks supplies for the laboratories. Develops an inventory control system for chemicals, glassware, and solvents.
• Maintains Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). Develops proper systems for chemical use and storage. Maintain safety records.
• Performs laboratory demonstrations and monitor experiment success.
• Assures laboratories and supplies are clean, sterilized when needed, and organized.
• Prepares and maintains records of experiments performed as well as a variety of other routine laboratory records.
• Maintains Biology Safety Level 2 (BSL2).
• Maintains BSL@ equipment and records and arranges periodic disposal of biological waste and/or sterilization/disposal of waste Provides assistance for student research projects
• Performs periodic safety checks.
• Conducts yearly inventory of laboratory equipment.
• Arranges for and supervises the proper disposal of animal carcasses, glassware, sharps, electronics, surplus lab equipment, and chemicals.
• Works with faculty or staff to correct unsafe practices after safety problems are identified.
• Maintains instruction manuals and instrument specs for all department equipment.
• Primary responsibility for ensuring quality care of all animals in the Biology Department.
• Assist faculty in development of laboratory manuals and lecture demonstrations.
• Develop and implement laboratory experiments in collaboration with faculty. Troubleshoot and identify problems with current experiments, correct and develop alternatives if appropriate.
• Be familiar with Anatomy and Physiology of the human body and teach labs.
• Understand basic histology. Be able to set up and teach Animal Physiology labs.
• Assist the Biology department in academic initiatives.
• Assist faculty with experiments for their research
Contact: Dawnette Baldeo
6730 University Drive
Lacombe, AB T4L 2E5
Phone: (203) 231-9479
E-mail: dawnettebaldeo@burmanu.ca

School: Burman University
Posted: April 8, 2021
Job Title: Tenure-track Faculty Position in Psychology
Deadline: Until Filled
Description: Available: August 2021

Contact: Full-time Tenure-track Faculty Position in Psychology

DESCRIPTION
The Psychology Program at Burman University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Psychology. Instructional roles include ability to teach a wide variety of psychology classes including Developmental Psychology, History and Systems of Psychology, Pre-marital Counseling, Social Psychology, and Experimental Psychology. Ability to teach Introduction to Statistics and Multivariate Analysis and experience in supervising Practicum students and Senior Research projects will be an asset. In addition to teaching, the successful applicant will be expected to be actively engaged in research and publication.

The ideal candidate will be committed to excellence in teaching, advising, and mentoring students. Other responsibilities include academic advising and service on university-wide committees. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to Christian higher education, and be a dedicated Seventh-day Adventist Christian committed to integrating his or her faith with teaching and scholarship. Applicants should have ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, bring real-world experiences to the classroom and student research projects, the ability to work collaboratively, and evidence of scholarly activity. The successful candidate should have experience teaching online. Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada, eligible to become Registered Psychologist in Alberta, and have memberships in professional organizations.

QUALIFICATION
An earned PhD in Psychology with a generalist orientation is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with post-secondary teaching experience and research experience. A demonstrated commitment to Seventh-day Adventist education, to community service, and to research and writing for scholarly publications is expected.

Applications must include:
1) a letter of application;
2) curriculum vitae;
3) a statement of the candidate’s research agenda and teaching competencies;
4) a sample of scholarly writing;
5) teaching evaluations or evidence of teaching effectiveness;
6) and the names and addresses of three referees that can speak to the candidate’s competency in teaching or research.
Contact: Noble Donkor
6730 University Drive
Lacombe, AB T4L 2E5
Phone: (403) 782-3381
E-mail: ndonkor@burmanu.ca

School: Burman University
Posted: April 8, 2021
Job Title: Part-time Faculty Contract Position in French
Deadline: Until Filled
Description: The General Studies Arts Program is seeking a Part-time Contract French Faculty for the period August 2021 to April 2022 (August 30, 2021, to April 30, 2022). The successful candidate will have a Master’s Degree (minimum) or PhD (preferred) in French or a closely related field. The successful candidate will have demonstrated success teaching introductory French and Intermediate French courses to a diverse student population across a range of programs. The successful candidate should have experience teaching online. Successful applicants will teach two courses in French in each semester (fall: FREN 101 Elementary French I and FREN 201 Intermediate French I; winter: FREN 102 Elementary French II and FREN 202 Intermediate French II). This is a limited-term position. Faculty will be required to teach on campus and/or online (with synchronous instruction).
The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to Christian higher education, and be a dedicated Seventh-day Adventist Christian committed to integrating his or her faith with teaching and scholarship. Applicants should have ability to use technology effectively in teaching and learning, bring real-world experiences to the classroom and student research projects, the ability to work collaboratively, and evidence of scholarly activity. Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.

QUALIFICATION
Master’s Degree (minimum) or PhD (preferred) in French

Applications must include:
1) Cover Letter
2) Resume
3) References Names and Contact Information
4) Teaching Philosophy
Contact: Noble Donkor
6730 University Drive
Lacombe, AB T4L 2E5
Phone: (403) 782-3381
E-mail: ndonkor@burmanu.ca