Job Posting: Per Course Appointment

The Faculty of Science invites applications from individuals interested in teaching a portion of the following undergraduate science course in fall semester 2015:


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Computer scientists and nurses pair up to create teaching software

Although many techniques for evaluating a patient’s lung condition exist, listening to the sounds their lungs make remains an invaluable clinical tool for medical practitioners. In fact, it’s probably the most common method for evaluating the condition of a lung.

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Late Earth Sciences professor to be inducted in the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame

This January, the late Dr. Harold (Hank) Williams, of the Department of Earth Sciences, will be inducted into the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame.

The Hall of Fame “recognizes and honours the legendary mine finders and builders of a great Canadian industry.”


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Memorial University researcher invents first genetically modified animal approved as food in the U.S.

The life’s work of a Memorial University of Newfoundland researcher has taken a long road from an experiment in a laboratory to kitchen tables in the United States.

Dr. Garth Fletcher, head of the Department of Ocean Sciences, along with a former Department of Biochemistry researcher, Dr. Choy Hew, co-invented the technology behind the first genetically modified animal approved as food by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Thursday.


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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.