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Teaching Fellow Position - CHEE 490 Winter 2019

Department of Chemical Engineering, Queen's University
May 31, 2018

The Department of Chemical Engineering at Queen’s University requests applications from suitably qualified candidates interested in teaching the following undergraduate course in the 2019 Winter Term. 



CHEE 490 Polymer Formulations and Processing Technologies, January 1st-April 30th 2019



Minimum of a M.A.Sc. in Chemical, Mechanical, Polymer Engineering or a related field. Experience in polymer characterization, processing and rheology. Previous teaching experience with demonstrated student mentoring at the University level will be preferred. Candidates must have excellent communication, organizational, and time management skills.


Course Description: Polymer Formulations and Processing Technologies, January 1st-April 30th 2019
The design and manufacture of polymer products is reviewed, with particular emphasis on materials selection and processing technology. The engineering properties of elastomers, thermoplastics, adhesives, fibres and coatings are discussed in terms of processing characteristics and end-use performance. Industrial processing operations such as extrusion, molding, mixing and film manufacture are presented in detail. The design component of the course requires students to select appropriate materials and processing methods for an engineering application. Examples might include medical catheters, engine gaskets and biodegradable packaging.


The above advertised course will be taught on campus. Winter term classes begin January 7 and end April 5, 2019, with this position teaching the second half of the course (for 6 weeks) beginning February 25, 2019.

The University invites applications from all qualified graduate students. Queen’s University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. Teaching Fellows at Queen’s University are governed by a collective agreement between The Public Service Alliance of Canada and Queen’s University.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Tanya Ligthart,, Administrative Assistant, Chemical Engineering.

Applications should include a complete and current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience, the names and contact details of two referees, and any other relevant materials the candidate wishes to include for consideration. Applications can be submitted to the Term Adjunct Appointments Committee at the address below, or by e-mailing Tanya Ligthart at . Applications should be submitted by midnight in Kingston on June 21, 2018

Chemical Engineering Term Adjunct Appointments Committee c/o Tanya Ligthart
The Department of Chemical Engineering
Room 201, Dupuis Hall

19 Division Street
Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario K7L 3N6 613-533-2765