Department of Materials Science & Engineering invites applications for the following teaching position
to be offered in the 2020-2021 session.
Synthesis, Applications and Environmental Impact of Nanomaterials / MATLS 4FF3
Date of Posting:
February 11, 2021
Online Job ID# - 36207
Spring 2215 - May 3 to June 18, 2021
Number of Section(s) Available:
Number of Units per Section:
Location (on/off campus):
Projected Teaching Assistant Support:
Wage Rate* $8340.00
Start Time and Duration:
ONLINE: Lectures (Mon, Tues, Wed 4:30-5:30pm)
Course Description/Relevant Employment Duties:
Synthesis routes for nanomaterials, bottom-up and top-down approaches, green chemistry methods, properties of materials: carbon nanotubes, nanoparticles, quantum dots. Environmental and health impact of nanomaterials.
The instructor is required to use pre-existing teaching materials and electronic assignments available on the AVENUE system. The instructor will be responsible for preparing and marking the midterms and final exam.
M.A.Sc or equivalent is required in Engineering or related discipline. Applicants must have a thorough understanding of the course topics listed above, as well as demonstrated expertise teaching undergraduate courses.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, those legally able to work in Canada and at McMaster University will be given priority. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. Accordingly, the University especially encourages applications from women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities
- Supplemented Fees- 15.02(a) The employee may be eligible to receive supplemented fees in accordance with Schedule C of the Collective Agreement. The actual rate of pay when in excess of the base rate of pay is deemed to include any supplemented fees owing, to the extent of the excess amount. If the actual rate of pay is less than the sum of the base rate of pay and the supplemented fees owing, then the employee shall receive the difference.
Please submit the following online in Mosaic (Job Opening #36207) by February 28, 2021:
A cover letter stating your intent to apply for the position (including your address, phone number, and email address) and emphasizing your experience with the material to be taught.
A resume listing your academic qualifications and relevant employment experience.
For current or previous McMaster sessional faculty, information necessary to determine your current and aggregate seniority (as defined by Article 20 of the Unit 2 Collective Agreement). Questions may be directed to CUPE 3906 (905-525-9140 Ext. 24056).
Names and contact information of two references. If you require this information in an alternate/accessible format, please contact Nina Bovair, Employee/Labour Relations Administrator at extension 23850.