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Posted on: April 26, 2019
Deadline: May 9, 2019
Grade: 11


This position represents a full-time maternity leave replacement effective until May 28, 2020


Reporting to the Exercise Science Technical Officer, the Laboratory Instructor enhances student success through a positive learning environment and ensures the smooth operation of the laboratory while preparing and teaching undergraduate Exercise Science laboratories within the scope and guidelines established by the professor.

Primary responsibilities

  • Prepare and teach undergraduate laboratories, mainly in the areas of physiology and exercise physiology.
  • Meet, guide, and instruct students with respect to the format and content of the course curriculum in conjunction with lecture portion of class.
  • Prepare, administer, and grade laboratory exams, quizzes, projects, and assignments as well as tabulate grades.
  • Train and supervise undergraduate and graduate students to assist in teaching of undergraduate labs (manage course-related teaching assistants); occasionally support graduate laboratories.
  • Develop, compose, and prepare laboratory manuals and instructional materials (video, software, presentations).
  • Recommend and implement approved upgrades and improvements to laboratory facilities and practices,
  • Set up and maintain technical equipment as required.
  • Manage teaching inventory; research and recommend purchases.


  • Master’s degree in Exercise Science and two to four years of relevant experience
  • Previous teaching and post-graduation clinical experience desirable.
  • Good knowledge (level 4) of spoken and written English in order to compose and prepare laboratory manuals and to develop instructional videos; basic knowledge (level 3) of spoken French to answer general questions.
  • Basic knowledge of Word, Excel and Access in order to format, and create documents, spreadsheets and databases.
  • Understanding of the Concordia environment in terms of scheduling, programs, grading, and in particular, strong understanding of programs in Exercise Science highly desirable.
  • In-depth understanding of career possibilities for undergraduates in Exercise Science an asset.
  • Demonstrated personal initiative and leadership skills, as well as organization, and team work capabilities.
  • Strong planning, organizing, decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Approachability, integrity and ability to motivate and earn students’ trust.


$60,610.55 - $72,396.19 per annum



Interested applicants must submit a curriculum vitae with a covering letter by May 9, 2019. Please click on the How to Apply button below for further instructions.

IMPORTANT: The language and computer skills of short-listed candidates will be tested.

Concordia University is committed to Employment Equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal Peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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