Job Posting: Per Course Appointments

The Faculty of Science invites applications from individuals interested in teaching a portion of the following undergraduate science course in winter semester 2017:

  • Science 1000, Introduction to Science I - Physics
  • Science 1000, Introduction to Science I - Botany

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Math professor named professor emeritus

Dr. Edgar Goodaire has been accorded an honour reserved for highly distinguished faculty members.

The retired Department of Mathematics and Statistics professor will be publicly recognized as professores emeriti at a future session of convocation.


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Justice Malcolm Rowe graduated with degrees in arts, science

It’s not only the province of Newfoundland and Labrador that has its first Supreme Court justice.

Justice Malcolm Rowe, an alumnus of Memorial University, holds bachelor’s degrees in both arts (political science) and science.

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Solving the mystery of 570-million-year-old Mistaken Point fossils

Scientists at Memorial University may have solved a mystery at the province’s newest UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mistaken Point.

Namely, what were the giant Ediacaran fossils found on the southern tip of Newfoundland’s Avalon Peninsula, and why are they so large?


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If you are a high school student considering future studies, the Faculty of Science is the scientific training ground for all undergraduate and graduate students at Memorial University. We are committed to effective teaching, as exhibited through the delivery of quality educational programs for science students. The Faculty of Science is also dedicated to the pursuit of high quality research, fostering economic development through cooperative research and technology transfer with the private sector.

Our 12,000 alumni are seasoned scientific explorers and problem solvers in demand by science-based industries throughout the country.

The Faculty of Science encompasses nine academic departments: Biochemistry, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Earth Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, Ocean Sciences, Physics and Physical Oceanography and Psychology.