Sessional - Faculty

Thompson Rivers University


December 8, 2021


Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Faculty (Sessional)

Posting In effect from


Closing Application Date


Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.

Instructional Type

Academic/Career(max 24 credits)

Anticipated Start Date


Position End Date (If Applicable)



The successful candidate will teach a fourth year selected topics course in Inorganic Chemistry. Materials are available to guide in the development of curriculum but the course can be tailored to the successful candidates background. Topics covered should be based on the chemistry of compounds containing organic groups directly bonded to metals and metalloids via a metal-carbon bond, with emphasis placed on the structure and bonding of the compounds and their use in synthetic, catalytic and industrial chemistry, and/or the chemistry of inorganic compounds in the functioning of biological systems, with emphasis on the structure and bonding of the metal in biologically active systems, and the use of inorganic compounds as drugs and diagnostic probes. The mode of delivery is face-to-face with the possibility of on-line components. The instructor will teach in person from TRU's Kamloops campus but health and safety directives may require the delivery to move to synchronous on-line. Remuneration is approximately $6754.59 + holiday pay.

Duties include

  • Adapting, modifying and creating materials for lectures.
  • Assessing student performance through creating and marking tests, quizzes, and providing feedback on homework assignments.
  • Enforcing health and safety standards in the classroom.
  • Being available to answer students' questions outside of class time by scheduling office hours, responding to e-mail, telephone, and videoconferencing,
  • Ensuring a student-centered approach to teaching and learning.

    PhD in Inorganic Chemistry, Post secondary teaching experience.

    Please Note: If you are selected for interview, External Candidates will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview

    Pay Band

    According to TRUFA Salary Schedule


    Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

    # of Hires Needed


    Organizational Unit

    Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Science -> Physical Sciences - Chemistry

    Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:

    Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

    NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Career website.