Sessional Instructor: ABP108Y1Y Introduction to University Studies in Chemistry

University of Toronto

Course description:
This course covers the fundamental knowledge and skills needed for success in First Year university Chemistry and other Sciences such as Biology. Topics include atoms, elements, and compounds; the chemical and physical properties of gases, liquids, and solids; chemical reactions; and the importance of chemistry in understanding the world around us, with attention to how it can address issues in medicine, the environment, and sustainability.

Estimated course enrolment: 30 students

Class schedule:

Tuesdays 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

*The delivery method for this course is currently In Person. Please note that, in keeping with current circumstances, the course delivery method may change as determined by the Faculty or the Department.

Sessional dates of appointment:
September 1, 2023 to April 30, 2024

SL1: $18,915.79, including vacation pay
SL1 Long Term: $19,861.58, including vacation pay
SL2: $20,243.53, including vacation pay

SL2 Long Term: $20,653.23, including vacation pay
SL3: $20,725.52, including vacation pay

SL3 Long Term: $21,140.03, including vacation pay

Please note that should rates stipulated in the collective agreement vary from rates stated in this posting, the rates stated in the collective agreement shall prevail.

Minimum qualifications:
Master’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemistry Education, or related discipline required. Graduate work in a related field, teaching experience at the university level, proven success in academic skills development required.

Preferred qualifications:
and experience teaching in Woodsworth’s Academic Bridging Program or another university-level access program preferred.

Description of duties:
The design, preparation and delivery of course content, including teaching lectures; the development and administration of assignments, tests and examinations; the marking and grading of student work, and the submission of grades to the College in accordance with established policies and procedures; coordination with the instructors of the other courses for full-time ABP Science Option students, the maintenance of reasonable hours of student contact outside scheduled classroom hours; and the use of Quercus (the web-based course management system) to communicate grades, announcements, course material and academic resources online.

Application instructions:
All individuals interested in this position must submit a Curriculum Vitae and the CUPE 3902 Unit 3 application form, available at

 to [email protected]  Please use the subject line Application for Sessional Lecturer ABP108Y

Open until filled. 

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