The Canadian Association of Geographers
l'Association canadienne des géographes

CAGLIST JOB POSTINGS ARCHIVE #11
Rank
Specialty
Location
Closing Date
Assistant Professor
Biogeography/Environmental Geology
Mount Royal University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Hydrogeology and Geomorphology
Mount Royal University
CLOSED
Canada Research Chair
Environment or Sustainability Science
University of Saskatchewan
CLOSED
Canada Research Chair
Water Policy
University of Saskatchewan
CLOSED
Limited-Term
Urban Studies
Concordia University
CLOSED
Canada Research Chair
Multi-scale Climate & Environmental Change
Bishop's University
CLOSED
Lecturer/Assistant Professor
Human or Physical Geography
Algoma University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor Research Chair
Geomatics
University of Waterloo
CLOSED
Lecturer
City Studies Program
University of Toronto-Scarborough
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Cold Regions Hydrology
McMaster University
CLOSED
Instructional Associate
Geography
Brandon University
CLOSED
Senior Instructor
Geography
University of Victoria
CLOSED
Nine-Month Fulltime Sessional
Economic/Human Geography
Mount Allison University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Sustainable Resource Management
Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, Memorial
CLOSED
Professor
Groundwater Hydrology
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Human Geography
University of Guelph
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Human Environment
University of Guelph
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Water/Energy Management & Adaptation
Dalhousie University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Urban Geography
University of Toronto Scarborough
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Environmental Geography
University of Toronto Scarborough
CLOSED
Dean
Social and Applied Human Sciences
University of Guelph
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Climatology
University of Victoria
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Sustainability and Environment
Carleton University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Geographies of Global Economies
Carleton University
CLOSED
ESRI Research Chair
Health Informatics
Algoma University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Atmospheric Science
Simon Fraser University
CLOSED
Full-Time Faculty
International Affairs/Global Studies
Quest University Canada
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Physical Geography
Mount Royal University
CLOSED
Director
Centre for Environment and Sustainability
University of Western Ontario
CLOSED
Professeur Régulier
Biogéographie
Université Laval
CLOSED
Instructor
Geographic Information Sciences
Selkirk College
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Human Geography
Memorial University of Newfoundland
CLOSED
Canada Research Chair
Transportation-Land Use Linkages
Concordia University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Community Planning & Development
Concordia University
CLOSED
EnCana Chair
Mitigation and Reclamation Research
University of Calgary
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Urban Ecology/Sustainability
McGill University
CLOSED
Professorship
Asia-Pacific Studies
University of Toronto
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Physical Geography
Carleton University
CLOSED
Canada Research Chair
Inner-City Issues & Community Learning & Engagement
University of Winnipeg
CLOSED
Academic Coordinator
Human Geography
Athabasca University
CLOSED
Research Chair
Watershed Systems
University of Manitoba
CLOSED
Canada Research Chair
Environmental Education
Lakehead University
CLOSED
Canada Research Chair
Sustainable Northern Community Development
Lakehead University
CLOSED
Instructor
Physical Geography
Laurentian University
CLOSED
BC Regional Innovation Chair
Water Resources & Ecosystem Sustainability
UBC Okanagan
CLOSED
Limited-Term Instructor
Human/Environmental Geography
Carleton University
CLOSED
Sessional Instructor
Geography
Lakehead University
CLOSED
Assistant
Natural Resources Science
Thompson Rivers University
CLOSED
Assistant/Associate
Environmental Policy
Memorial University
CLOSED
Canada Research Chair
Bioenergy
University of Northern British Columbia
CLOSED
Assistant/Associate, Professeure ou Professeur
Human Geography/Géographie Humaine
Université de Montréal
CLOSED
Dean
Faculty of Environment
Simon Fraser University
CLOSED
Coordinator
Remedial Action Plan
Lakehead University
CLOSED
Assistant/Associate
Human Geography
Athabasca University
CLOSED
Assistant
Health Studies
University of Toronto Scarborough
CLOSED
Limited-Term
International Studies/Social Anthropology
University of Toronto Scarborough
CLOSED
Contract Instructor
Physical Geography
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
CLOSED
Limited-Term
Geography and Planning
University of Toronto
CLOSED
Limited-Term
Geomatics
Brock University
CLOSED
Summer Instructor
Human/Social Geography
Nipissing University
CLOSED
Limited-Term
Human and Physical Geography
Nipissing University
CLOSED
Limited-Term
Urban-Economic Geography
Trent University
CLOSED
Tenure-track
Planning and Environmental Science
University of Waterloo
CLOSED
Tenure-track
Urban Planning
University of Waterloo
CLOSED
Associate/Professor
Earth and Space Science
York University
CLOSED
Sessional Instructor
Physical Geography, ES & GIS
Bishop's University
CLOSED

Rank
Specialty
Location
Closing Date
    February 8, 2010
      University of Toronto-Scarborough
      Department of Social Sciences
      Full-time Teaching Stream Position in the City Studies Program

      The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Toronto-Scarborough, invites applications for a full-time teaching stream position in the City Studies Program.

      The position will be at the rank of Lecturer and will commence July 1, 2010.

      Applicants must have a PhD in hand at the time of appointment, or be near completion.

      Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

      The University of Toronto-Scarborough has a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches and programs.

      City Studies is situated in the Department of Social Sciences and the successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and in developing pedagogic approaches, drawing on different disciplines that examine urban issues. She/he will be expected to teach one or more foundation courses in City Studies that draw together theories and methods from different fields of urban knowledge, to develop senior undergraduate courses relating to his or her area of expertise, and to maintain and expand existing community service learning and co-op initiatives in the program. Additional duties may include student advising and administrative responsibilities.

      The University of Toronto-Scarborough has a multicultural student body of about 10,000 on a modern and compact campus, and offers the opportunity to teach and live in one of the most diverse parts of one of the most diverse cities in the world.

      Appointment at the rank of Lecturer maybe renewed annually to a maximum of five years. The normal teaching load for a Lecturer is 3 FCE, or six semester-length courses per year. In the fifth year of service, Lecturers shall be reviewed and a recommendation made, with respect to promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer, which is a continuing position.

      Applications should include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including teaching evaluations) and the names, addresses and e-mail addresses of three referees.

      We encourage you to submit your application online by clicking the link below.

      If you are unable to apply online (or alternately have large documents to send), please submit your application and quote File #0901061 on all other materials, electronically, as a Word document or a PDF file, to: citisearch@utsc.utoronto.ca

      The closing date for applications is February 22, 2010.

      For more information about the Department of Social Sciences, please visit: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci/

      The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    January 13, 2010
      Bishop's University
      Department of Environmental Studies and Geography
      Tier II Canada Research Chair in Climate and Environmental Change.

      The Department of Environmental Studies and Geography at Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Quebec, invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the field of Climate and Environmental Change.

      Applicants for this position should possess a strong research profile with the potential to emerge as an internationally recognized scholar, and a demonstrated ability to obtain external funding in a field directly related to Climate and/or Environmental Change, with an emphasis on physical processes. The appointment will be made in the Department of Environmental Studies and Geography. Cross-appointments to the new Environmental Sciences program may be possible. The appointee may be expected to contribute to the design and development of an interdisciplinary graduate program in Environmental Studies or Sciences.

      We encourage applications from scientists with a background in physical geography, earth sciences, environmental studies/sciences, atmospheric sciences, or related fields, who can propose innovative research topics or approaches that, ideally, correspond to the national and provincial research priorities in this field. The successful candidate’s expertise should complement existing research strengths within the Multi-scale Climate and Environmental Change research cluster (MUSCLE) and will demonstrate the potential to generate and lead large-scale projects that span interdisciplinary lines. Ability to seek funding with agencies such as NSERC, FQRNT or CFCAS is an asset. The successful candidate will have a reduced teaching load of one 3-hour course per semester.

      Normally, the Tier II CRC competition is open to candidates who are within a maximum of ten years from their terminal degree at the time of nomination.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Bishop’s University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

      Applicants should provide a letter of intent, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of research achievements and future research objectives, evidence of teaching effectiveness and at least three letters of reference to:

      Elisabeth Levac
      MUSCLE Coordinator
      Department of Environmental Studies and Geography
      Bishop's University
      2600 College Street
      Sherbrooke, Québec J1M 1Z7

      Applications will be reviewed starting March 1st, 2010 and will continue to be accepted until a nominee is found. The nominee will be expected to submit the full application package to the CRC program before November 2010 for a start date of July 1st, 2011. For further information, please contact Dr. Elisabeth Levac (elevac@ubishops.ca) and the CRC website at www.chairs.gc.ca.

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    January 11, 2010
      Brandon University
      Department of Geography
      Term Appointment: Instructional Associate in Geography

      The Department of Geography at Brandon University invites applications for a term appointment beginning May 1, 2010 until April 30, 2011, at the Instructional Associate level, subject to budget. Primary duties of the position include, but are not limited to: instruction of course laboratories in physical geography, computer cartography, and introductory GIS courses; maintenance and administration of geomatics laboratory hardware and software systems, and user accounts; preparation of cartographic material for faculty teaching, research and service; procurement, organization and maintenance of the Map and Air Photo libraries; and other duties as assigned by the Department. The successful candidate shall possess a two-year certificate or undergraduate degree in Geography or a related discipline. Related experience is an asset.

      Further details about Brandon University and the Department of Geography can be found at http://www2.brandonu.ca/geography.

      Review of applications will begin Feb. 1, 2010 and continue until the position is filled.

      Salary and Rank: Commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience

      Applications must clearly indicate citizenship or immigration status and include curriculum vitae, university or college transcripts, and the names and contact information of three referees and should be sent to:

      Dr. Austin Gulliver
      Dean of Science
      Brandon University
      270 - 18th Street
      Brandon, ManitobaR7A 6A9
      e-mail: gulliver@brandonu.ca

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Short-listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview.

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    December 19, 2009
      Algoma University
      Geography
      Contract Limited Appointment / Tenure-Track Lecturer or Assistant Professor Appointment

      Algoma University invites applications for a contract limited appointment or tenure-track appointment at a junior level of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2010. The successful candidate must have completed a PhD, have a demonstrated commitment to research and undergraduate teaching in either human or physical geography, and must possess research expertise in geomatics. Demonstrated ability to develop an independent research program and secure external research funding is an asset. We encourage applicants to explore all that Sault Ste. Marie has to offer at http://www.city.sault-ste-marie.on.ca/.

      Candidates should submit electronically: a letter of application, a CV, a research plan (up to two pages), a statement of teaching philosophy, and reprints of their three most significant publications to Dr. Arthur Perlini, Dean and Assoc. VP, Academic & Research, via deanapps@algomau.ca. Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file with the file name identifying the applicant. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically. Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2010, or until the position is filled. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

      The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.

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      University of Waterloo
      Department of Geography and Environmental Management
      Tenure Track SHARCNET Research Chair in Geomatics at Assistant Professor Level.

      The Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure track SHARCNET Research Chair in Geomatics at the assistant professor level. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in climatology and climate modelling, and with teaching experience in physical geography (Earth system science). Candidates must have a Ph.D. and a proven research record in one or more of the following areas: coupling of ocean-atmosphere processes, especially related to sea ice, within the global climate system; the application of heritage and state of the art Earth observation measurements in climate models; cryospheric, microclimatic and/or hydrological feedbacks at local to regional scales in the climate system. Expertise in the impacts of climate change on natural and human systems will be an added advantage. The successful candidate will have a research program that requires high-performance computing (HPC) facilities, such as those provided by SHARCNET.

      SHARCNET is a consortium of colleges and universities that share a network of high performance computers, linked by advanced fibre optics. The SHARCNET Research Chair in Geomatics will be expected to enhance research, using HPC to promote interdisciplinary studies in interaction with departments, the newly established Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and partner institutions.

      The Department of Geography and Environmental Management is part of the Faculty of Environment, which also includes the Department of Environment and Resource Studies, School of Planning, School for Environment Enterprise and Development, and Centre for Knowledge Integration. For additional information see: http://www.environment.uwaterloo.ca/.

      The anticipated starting date is July 1, 2010. Applications must include statements of career objectives, research interests, and the applicant's approach to teaching and learning. Applicants must include with the letter of application a C.V. and the names (with contact information) of four referees. Referees will be contacted for those included in the short list after an initial review of applications that will commence on February 28, 2010 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

      Applications should be sent to:

      Chair, SHARCNET Research Chair Search Committee
      Department of Geography and Environmental Management
      Faculty of Environment
      University of Waterloo
      Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1.

      The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native persons, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. This appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

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    December 16, 2009
      McMaster University
      School of Geography and Earth Sciences
      Full-Time Tenure Track Position at the Assistant Professor in Cold Regions Hydrology

      The School of Geography and Earth Sciences (SGES) at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July or September 1, 2010 in cold regions hydrology. Qualified candidates at more senior levels will be considered under exceptional circumstances.

      McMaster University is among leading Canadian universities with 24,000 fulltime undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students. SGES has 29 full time faculty members with more than 1/3 of them focusing on water related research. The Hydrological Sciences program of SGES has an excellent national and international reputation for research and teaching in cold-regions hydrology. For further information about the SGES please visit: www.science.mcmaster.ca/geo/.

      The successful candidate must have a PhD in hydrology, physical geography or earth and environmental sciences at time of appointment. We are particularly interested in an individual with a strong background or research experience in physical hydrology and who undertakes field research in snow, ice and/or frozen ground hydrological processes. Research experience in northern regions is preferred. The candidate is expected to develop a well funded, externally recognized, research program. The applicant should have a strong commitment to undergraduate/graduate teaching and supervision.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities.

      Applicants should send a cover letter outlining their research interests, a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy (max. 2 pp.) and evidence of teaching effectiveness. These materials may be sent as hard copy or as a pdf file. Electronic copies of no more than three published reprints or works in progress may also be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee by the closing date of 15 February 2010. Candidates are required to ensure that three referees send letters of recommendation to the Search Committee Chair by the closing date. Evaluation of files will begin on their receipt.

      Dr. John Eyles
      Chair, Search Committee
      School of Geography and Earth Sciences
      General Science Building, Room 206
      McMaster University
      1280 Main Street West
      Hamilton, Ontario, Canada - L8S 4K1
      Tel: (905) 525-9140, Ext. 23152
      Fax: (905) 546-0463
      Email: eyles@mcmaster.ca

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    December 11, 2009
      University of Victoria
      Department of Geography
      Senior Instructor in Geography

      The Department of Geography, University of Victoria, invites applications for a full-time Senior Instructor position. The appointment may begin as early as May 1, 2010

      Primary responsibility includes teaching the Geography of Canada, and the Geography of British Columbia. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in coastal studies and having the ability to bridge the physical and human sides of Geography. Ability to develop and teach field courses is also an asset. The normal teaching load is 8 courses per year.

      The initial term of the appointment is three years. For reappointment, a Senior Instructor must meet the performance standard specified in the Faculty Framework Agreement. There is a normal expectation of a subsequent 4 year term. At the time of the second reappointment and normally in the seventh year of service the incumbent must be considered for a continuing appointment.

      The successful applicant should have a PhD (or close to completion) in Geography. Exceptional applicants with a Master’s degree may also be considered. He or she will have experience teaching undergraduate courses, an outstanding or promising teaching record, and demonstrate a firm commitment to teaching.

      Letters of application should include a curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier (or equivalent documentation that outlines the candidate’s teaching experience and philosophy, and evidence of teaching effectiveness). Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent prior to the closing date. Applications will be reviewed starting 1 February 2010. E-mailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.

      All queries and applications should be directed to:

      Dr Philip Dearden
      Professor and Chair
      Department of Geography
      University of Victoria
      P.O. Box 3060
      Victoria, BC V8W 3R4 Canada

      Telephone: 250-721-7325
      E-mail: chair@mail.geog.uvic.ca
      Web: http://www.geog.uvic.ca/

      The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

      This position is subject to budgetary approval.

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    December 4, 2009
      Sir Wilfred Grenfell College
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
      Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Sustainable Resource Management

      Sustainable Resource Management: A specialty in one of forestry, mining, energy, and terrestrial environments is desirable. A demonstrated teaching interest in sustainability is required. Course responsibilities will include areas such as Environmental Planning, GIS, Remote Sensing, and a number of Special Topics courses. A Ph.D. or nearly completed Ph.D. in resource management or a cognate discipline is required. Linkage of research interests to local and global issues relevant to climate change would be an asset. The college has close ties to researchers at the Corner Brook office of the Atlantic Forestry Centre of the Canadian Forest Service as well as researchers at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Newfoundland and Labrador Department of Environment and Conservation, Geospatial Research Facility at College of the North Atlantic, and Gros Morne National Park. Individuals whose research and teaching interests will foster strengthening of these linkages, and who have potential to interact with local resource-based industries would be at an advantage. VPA: GRSS-2009-002.

      Sir Wilfred Grenfell College is a small (1300 students) liberal arts and science institution and the Corner Brook campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland. At Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, our emphasis is on a small-class environment and teaching excellence in distinctive multi- and interdisciplinary programs with four-year Bachelor’s degrees in Arts, Fine Arts, Science, Resource Management and Nursing. We are currently working to increase enrolments, build new degree programs, acquire new infrastructure and enhance our research profile and activities.

      Corner Brook (population 22,000) is a safe and friendly city with excellent recreation and cultural facilities, situated in an area of great natural beauty. The city is some 80 kilometers from Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and 10 kilometers from Marble Mountain, one of Eastern Canada’s premier downhill ski resorts.

      Tenure Track Positions at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing August 1, 2009.

      We seek candidates who are or who show promise to be exceptional teachers and scholars and who will become engaged in our community.

      A completed earned doctorate is required for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he or she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of his or her term appointment, he or she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree.

      All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

      For details about this position and application procedures, visit our website: www.swgc.mun.ca

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

      Deadline for receipt of applications is January 31, 2010.

      A letter of application along with a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and the names of three references should be sent to:

      The Vice-Principal
      Sir Wilfred Grenfell College
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
      Corner Brook, NL A2H 6P9
      Phone: (709) 637-6231
      Fax: (709) 637-6218
      Email vice-principal@swgc.mun.ca

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    December 2, 2009
      Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
      Geography
      Tenure-track Professor in Groundwater Hydrology

      Activities: Teaching, research, community services and administration
      Requirement: Ph,D. in geography or related areas.
      Experience: Teaching and research with pear review publications. Some experience in groundwater management at a private or public level will be an asset.
      Other: Quantitative analysis and geomatics.

      At the bachelors level, the selected candidate will teach fundamental courses (groundwater hydrology, environmental analysis and rehabilitation, dry-area hydrology), in the geography program. The professor will complete the multidisciplinary research areas integrated in the Master and Ph.D. programs in environmental sciences.

      The additional expertise in groundwater hydrology will complement the research team in the areas of watershed management, geomatics applied to environment analysis and ecosystems studies. The selected candidate will contribute to the development of key research activities in water related studies performed by professors from the geography and ecology departments and will add to the ongoing research development of the Center for watershed management and aquatic ecosystems studies (Centre de Recherche sur les Interactions bassins Versants-Ecosystèmes aquatiques) (RIVE).

      Note:

      • a functional knowledge of French is a requirement ;
      • all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority ;

      Commencing : June 1, 2010

      Salary: according to the university professor collective agreement

      Applications, including two (2) copies of the curriculum vitae, two (2) confidential letters of recommendations, should be sent, by mail, e-mail or fax, directly, but no later than January 30, 2010 at 17 h to:

      Monsieur Éric Hamelin
      Directeur
      Service de la gestion des personnels
      Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
      3351, boul. des Forges, C.P. 500
      Trois-Rivières QC G9A 5H7
      E-mail : SGP@uqtr.ca
      Fax : (819) 376-5103

      The UQTR is committed to an employment equity program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We therefore particularly encourage applications from qualified aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women

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    December 1, 2009
      Mount Allison University
      Department of Geography and Environment
      Nine-Month Full-Time Sessional Position at the Lecturer or Assistant Professor in Economic/Human Geography

      The Department of Geography and Environment at Mount Allison University invites applications for a nine-month full-time sessional position at the Lecturer or Assistant Professor level, commencing August 1, 2010, subject to budgetary approval. This sabbatical replacement position seeks a candidate with teaching and research expertise in economic geography and other areas of human geography, such as urbanization, cultural, resource management, development, or a regional specialty. Specific courses are subject to the needs of the Department and the candidate’s preferred teaching areas. The successful candidate would teach five undergraduate-level courses (2 in one term, 3 in the other). Applicants should possess a Ph.D., or be nearing completion, and be committed to teaching and research within the framework of a dynamic undergraduate program in Geography and Environment.

      Mount Allison University has earned a national reputation for its excellent undergraduate programs. This has enabled the University to recruit highly motivated students drawn from a diversity of origins and backgrounds. Enrolments in the Geography and Environment department are extremely healthy. An application should include a cover letter indicating the courses or areas in which the applicant is prepared to teach, a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy or portfolio, the names/contact information of three referees, and should be sent in electronic format to:

      Dr. Michael Fox
      Professor & Chair of the Search Committee
      Department of Geography and Environment
      Mount Allison University
      144 Main Street, Sackville, NB E4L 1A7

      E-mail: mfox@mta.ca

      Consideration of applications will commence on February 1, 2010.

      Mount Allison University welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadian and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.

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    November 19, 2009
      Dalhousie University
      School for Resource and Environmental Studies
      Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Water/Energy Systems Mmanagement, & Adaptation to Environmental Change

      The School for Resource and Environmental Studies provides a dynamic setting for creative interdisciplinary scholarship. Building on a well-established foundation of research, teaching and community service, the School is poised for an expanded role in undergraduate and graduate education within the Faculty of Management. The School is seeking an assistant professor to begin duties in July 2010.

      We seek applicants with interdisciplinary competences related to water and/or energy systems management, and adaptation to environmental change. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in one or more of the following: environmental informatics (including geographic information systems); mixed-methods research; policy development and/or analysis; community-based research and engagement.

      The School for Resource and Environmental Studies is part of the Faculty of Management, which has a unique commitment to values-based management and interdisciplinary research and learning. The successful candidate will be encouraged to work with like-minded colleagues in sister units in the Faculty including the School of Business Administration, School of Information Management, School of Public Administration, and Marine Affairs Program, as well as Dalhousie’s new College of Sustainability. Information about the School for Resource and Environmental Studies may be found at http://sres.management.dal.ca.

      A completed Ph.D., evidence of research productivity and potential, enthusiasm and demonstrated potential to teach in diverse settings (large and small undergraduate classes as well as graduate classes) across a range of applicable topics; and ability and willingness to work with colleagues are required. Supervision of graduate level professional program internships, Master’s and Ph.D. theses, is expected.

      Applications must be received no later than January 4th, 2010. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, and have three letters of reference forwarded directly from the referees by email or post to:

      Peter Tyedmers, Chair, Search Committee
      School for Resource and Environmental Studies
      Faculty of Management
      Dalhousie University
      6100 University Avenue
      Halifax NS Canada B3H 3J5
      Email: sres@dal.ca

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an employment equity/affirmative action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

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      University of Guelph
      College of Social and Applied Human Sciences
      Position of Dean of the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

      The University of Guelph invites applications, nominations and expressions of interest for the position of Dean of the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences.

      The University of Guelph has achieved prominence in Canada and around the world as a research-intensive and learner-centred university. Approximately 16,200 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students attend the University of Guelph to pursue 11 undergraduate and 45 graduate degree programs housed within its seven colleges. With 800 full-time faculty and approximately 2,000 full-time staff, Guelph's annual operating budget exceeds $500 million.

      The College of Social and Applied Human Sciences is the largest college on campus, consisting of 4,600 undergraduate students, 300 graduate students and 125 faculty members. It consists of five departments - Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology and Anthropology - offering undergraduate degrees, some co-op, in Arts, Applied Science, Commerce and Sciences. The College has a variety of departmental Master's and Doctoral programs, large interdisciplinary programs in International Development Studies and Criminal Justice and Public Policy, and is also a contributor to a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences. In addition to these programs, the College hosts the Centre for Work, Family and Well-being, as well as the Initiative on Community Engaged Scholarship. For more information please see www.csahs.uoguelph.ca/

      The new Dean of this College will be an exemplary academic leader with a strong commitment to serving the needs of students and promoting research, teaching and the overall reputation of the College. He/she will possess a record as an outstanding administrator, preferably with an interest in advancement, building collaborative teams, and in relating to a range of external partners. Through dynamic leadership the Dean will facilitate and enhance the endeavours of all areas of the College.

      The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of the University community are encouraged to apply.

      The search committee will begin reviewing applications in January 2010, with the appointment effective July 1, 2010. Applications, including a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae and the names of five references (who will not be contacted without the consent of the candidate), should be submitted electronically, in confidence, to:

      Laverne Smith & Associates Inc.
      1 Yonge Street, Suite 1801
      Toronto, Ontario M5E 1W7
      guelphCSAHS@lavernesmith.com

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    November 17, 2009
      University of Toronto Scarborough
      Department of Social Sciences
      Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Urban Geography

      The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in Urban Geography. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2010. Candidates whose research examines major aspects of urban geography in the global south are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to teach large introductory (first or second year) and senior undergraduate (third or fourth year) courses on urban geography in the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough. Candidates must have a PhD by the time of appointment, or be very close to completion and must demonstrate excellence in teaching and research.

      The University of Toronto Scarborough is a research-intensive institution with a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches. We serve a multicultural student body on a modern and spacious campus. The University of Toronto offers opportunities to conduct research, teach and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world, and to work in a range of collaborative programs and centres of research. The successful candidate will be a member of the Graduate Department of Geography and Programme in Planning at the University of Toronto, will be expected to teach in the graduate program at the downtown campus, and will be expected to develop an independently funded program of research. She/he may also have the opportunity to participate in developing new graduate programs at Scarborough. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

      We strongly encourage you to submit your application online by clicking on the link below. Please ensure that you include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including teaching evaluations) and the names, addresses and email addresses of three referees. We encourage applicants to combine PDF or MS Word documents in one or two files. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your application quoting file # 0900887 to: UrbanGGRSearch@utsc.utoronto.ca.

      The closing date for applications is January 4, 2010.

      For more information about the Department of Social Sciences, please visit

      http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci
      http://www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm

      The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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      University of Toronto Scarborough
      Department of Social Sciences
      Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Environmental Geography

      The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream position in Environmental Geography. The position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence July 1, 2010. Candidates whose research examines issues at the interface of political ecology and environmental justice are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to teach large introductory (first or second year) and senior undergraduate (third or fourth year) courses on environmental geography in the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough. Candidates must have a PhD by the time of appointment, or be very close to completion and must demonstrate excellence in teaching and research.

      The University of Toronto Scarborough is a research-intensive institution with a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches. We serve a multicultural student body on a modern and spacious campus. The University of Toronto offers opportunities to conduct research, teach and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world, and to work in a range of collaborative programs and centres of research. The successful candidate will be a member of the Graduate Department of Geography, University of Toronto, will be expected to teach in a graduate program at the downtown campus, and will be expected to develop an independently funded program of research. The successful candidate may also have the opportunity to participate in developing new graduate programs at Scarborough. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

      We strongly encourage you to submit your application online by clicking on the link below. Please ensure that you include a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including teaching evaluations) and the names, addresses and email addresses of three referees. We encourage applicants to combine PDF or MS Word documents in one or two files. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your application quoting file # 0900888 to: EnvGGRSearch@utsc.utoronto.ca.

      The closing date for applications is January 4, 2010.

      For more information about the Department of Social Sciences, please visit

      http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci
      http://www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm

      The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    November 13, 2009
      University of Guelph
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Human Geography

      The Department of Geography at the University of Guelph invites applications for a tenure-track position in Human Geography at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants should have a strong social science background, and expertise that complements and strengthens current teaching and research foci in the Department's "Human and Cultural Systems stream". Contributions are sought in support of one or more of the following specializations: international development, food systems, political ecology, gender studies and urban/rural transformation. The successful candidate must have a PhD in Geography or a related discipline, an established record of scholarly research, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. The appointee will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, advise graduate students, and develop a strong, externally funded research program. The position will commence July 1, 2010.

      An application, including statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, should be submitted in writing (no electronic applications will be accepted) no later than January 15, 2010 to:

      Dr. J. Smithers
      Chair, Department of Geography
      College of Social and Applied Human Sciences
      University of Guelph
      Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1

      Information about the Department can be found at http://www.uoguelph.ca/geography. Further details at: http://www.uoguelph.ca/facultyjobs/postings/ad09-32.html

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      University of Guelph
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Human-Environment Relations and Governance

      The Department of Geography at the University of Guelph invites applications for a tenure-track position in Human-Environment Relations and Governance at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants should have a strong social science background and possess expertise that contributes to teaching and research in the Department's Resources and Environment stream and supports, in particular, the emergence of environmental governance as a core theme in the undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. Contributions are sought in one or more of the following areas: environmental governance, human adaptation to environmental change, social vulnerability analysis, environmental conservation and development and the study of emerging approaches to environmentalism. The successful candidate must have a PhD in Geography or a related discipline, a record of scholarly research, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. The appointee will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, advise graduate students, and develop a strong, externally funded research program. The position will commence July 1, 2010.

      An application, including statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, should be submitted in writing (no electronic applications will be accepted) no later than January 15, 2010 to:

      Dr. J. Smithers
      Chair, Department of Geography
      College of Social and Applied Human Sciences
      University of Guelph
      Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1

      Information about the Department can be found at http://www.uoguelph.ca/geography. Further details at: http://www.uoguelph.ca/facultyjobs/postings/ad09-32.html

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    November 12, 2009
      University of Victoria
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Climatology

      The Department of Geography, University of Victoria, invites applications for a tenure track position in the area of climatology. The appointment, effective July 1, 2010, will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor.

      The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory to advanced courses in climatology. An ability to teach introductory hydrology is an asset. Research specialty is open but an interest in some aspect of applied climatology is highly desirable.

      The University of Victoria is a leading institution in the study of climate variability and change and includes the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS), Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) and the Water and Climate Impacts Research Centre (WCIRC) which is housed in the Department of Geography.

      The successful applicant will have a PhD (or be close to completion) preferably in Geography, outstanding research potential, a dedication to teaching and the ability to work synergistically both within the Department and in collaboration with other units on campus.

      Letters of application should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining teaching and research interests, and evidence of research and teaching ability. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent prior to the closing date. Completed applications must be received by 30 December 2009. E-mailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.

      All queries and applications should be directed to:

      Chair
      Department of Geography
      University of Victoria
      P.O. Box 3060
      Victoria, BC V8W 3R4 Canada
      Telephone: 250-721-7325
      E-mail: chair@mail.geog.uvic.ca
      Web: http://www.geog.uvic.ca/

      The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    October 25, 2009
      Selkirk College, Castlegar Campus
      School of Renewable Resources
      Advanced Diploma in Geographic Information Systems Instructor (Comp 80)

      An Instructor is required to teach in the School of Renewable Resources Advanced Diploma in Geographic Information Systems program. Subject areas include: Oracle Databases and SQL, Remote Sensing 1 and 2, with the potential for some Remote Sensing Research work through the Selkirk Geospatial Research Centre (SGRC) depending on the successful applicant’s background and experience.

      A Master’s Degree in GIS or a related field is preferred, however a Bachelor degree in GIS or a related field and relevant work related experience will be considered. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and experience working successfully in teams, preference will be given to applicants with previous teaching experience to a variety of GIS skill levels, and experience with the associated software and hardware. Candidates are encouraged to apply for all the courses listed or for any combination of these courses as appropriate to their qualifications and experience.

      This is a short term replacement position at a 56% appointment for the period of December 15, 2009 to May 1, 2010. Salary and Benefits are in accordance with the Selkirk College Faculty Association Collective Agreement. Salary range is $4316.42-$6935.92 per month (at a 100% appointment) and is based on qualifications and experience.

      Selkirk College appreciates the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Interested and qualified applicants are invited to forward their resume (along with covering letter, work references and supporting documentation/diplomas) no later than 4:00 pm on the closing date to the Human Resources Office.

      Preferred is email postings@selkirk.ca

      CLOSING DATE: NOVEMBER 6, 2009

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    October 22, 2009
      Carleton University
      Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
      Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Geographies of Global Economies

      Carleton University’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (DGES) delivers five undergraduate programs (B.A. in Environmental Studies, B.A. and B.Sc. in Geography, B.A. and B.Sc. in Geomatics) and three graduate programs in Geography (M.A., M.Sc. and Ph.D.). It is home to about 500 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate students, and the Department is committed to teaching and research that focuses on theoretical and applied aspects of interdisciplinary scholarship. DGES is in the midst of a significant period of renewal and is seeking an individual who is eager and committed to participating in an on-going renewal process as well as contribute to its Human Geography and Environmental Studies programs. This entry-level, tenure-track position will be at the Assistant Professor rank and commence on July 1, 2010. DGES is seeking a Human Geographer who specializes in the Geographies of Global Economies. This position will make significant contributions to Geography programs and also contribute to Environmental Studies. Preference will be given to applicants specializing in the transformations that have shaped the development of global economies and economic interactions across multiple scales. The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering core courses in contemporary economic geography and preference will be given to individuals who can establish an externally funded research program in one or more of the following areas: economy and environment, globalization and development, international trade and networks. The ability to contribute to the further development of programs on the global economy within and beyond Carleton and teach undergraduate methods courses will be an asset.

      Applicants are expected to have completed their Ph.D. in geography or a related discipline at the time of appointment and must demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching and research, including their capacity to develop an externally funded research program leading to significant peer-reviewed publications and financial support for graduate students. Applicants should consult the Department’s web site at www.carleton.ca/geography for details on current research activities and course offerings.

      Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

      Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching performance, a summary statement of research interests and experience, up to three research publication reprints, and co-ordinates for three referees. Please submit a hard copy of your application to: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Sustainability and Environment Search Committee, 349 Loeb Building, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6, Canada. Applications submitted by email will not be considered.

      Consideration of applications will commence on December 1, 2009 and continue until the Search Committee has made a final decision. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

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      Carleton University
      Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
      Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position in Sustainability and Environment

      Carleton University’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (DGES) delivers five undergraduate programs (B.A. in Environmental Studies, B.A. and B.Sc. in Geography, B.A. and B.Sc. in Geomatics) and three graduate programs in Geography (M.A., M.Sc. and Ph.D.). It is home to about 500 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate students, and the Department is committed to teaching and research that focuses on theoretical and applied aspects of interdisciplinary scholarship. DGES is in the midst of a significant period of renewal and is seeking an individual who is eager and committed to participating in an on-going renewal process as well as contribute to its Environmental Studies and Human Geography programs. This entry-level, tenure-track position will be at the Assistant Professor rank and commence on July 1, 2010.

      DGES is seeking a Sustainability and Environment specialist who will make significant contributions to Environmental Studies and also contribute to Human Geography. Preference will be given to applicants specializing in interdisciplinary scholarship in human-environment relations and an awareness of social and physical aspects of contemporary environmental issues. The successful applicant will be responsible for delivering core courses in the Environmental Studies program and preference will be given to individuals who can establish an externally-funded research program in one or more of the following areas: environment and well-being, environmental governance, environmental citizenship. The ability to contribute to the further development of environmental programs within and beyond Carleton and teach undergraduate methods courses will be an asset.

      Applicants are expected to have completed their Ph.D. in geography or a related discipline at the time of appointment and must demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching and research, including their capacity to develop an externally funded research program leading to significant peer-reviewed publications and financial support for graduate students. Applicants should consult the Department’s web site at www.carleton.ca/geography for details on current research activities and course offerings.

      Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

      Applications must include a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching performance, a summary statement of research interests and experience, up to three research publication reprints, and co-ordinates for three referees. Please submit a hard copy of your application to: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Sustainability and Environment Search Committee, 349 Loeb Building, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6, Canada. Applications submitted by email will not be considered.

      Consideration of applications will commence on December 1, 2009 and continue until the Search Committee has made a final decision. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

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    October 19, 2009
      University of Calgary
      Faculty of Environmental Design
      EnCana Chair in Canadian Plains Mitigation and Reclamation Research

      The University of Calgary invites applications for the newly founded EnCana Chair in Canadian Plains Mitigation and Reclamation Research in the Faculty of Environmental Design (EVDS) (www.ucalgary.ca/evds). The purpose of the Chair is to advance the research and teaching strength of the Faculty of Environmental Design, specifically via research into assessment, mitigation and reclamation activities associated with the exploration and development of oil & gas resources. The intent of this research is to promote sustainability of the Canadian plains, with an emphasis on native prairie, throughout the petroleum development process. The research will assist in understanding the direct and indirect effects of oil & gas development on the physical, biological and social environment, and designing appropriate interventions for mitigation and reclamation. This is an externally funded, limited term (5-year) appointment intended to be at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Consideration will also be given to more junior candidates with exceptional research records and potential.

      The candidate is expected to be a distinguished scholar with an established research program. Applicants are expected to hold an advanced degree (PhD expected) in Environmental Science, Ecology, Geography or a closely related discipline. A demonstrated record of teaching excellence in interdisciplinary environmental science will be considered a strong asset. The candidate should demonstrate the ability to mount an internationally recognized research program, including the receipt of major grants, such as from NSERC. The successful candidate will have relevant research experience analyzing and developing environmental management concepts using mitigation and reclamation processes.

      For additional details and application instructions, please visit http://www.ucalgary.ca/hr/careers(use Job ID search: #7604). The committee will begin to assess applications after October 31, 2009. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged To apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. There is no mandatory retirement age at the University of Calgary. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

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    October 14, 2009
      University of Saskatchewan
      School of Environment and Sustainability
      Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Environmental or Sustainability Science

      The School of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Environmental or Sustainability Science. The school conducts interdisciplinary research and focuses on graduate student education. Our vision is to create and integrate multiple understandings of natural and human environments, and to be internationally known for innovative, provocative and wide-ranging approaches to environmental sustainability.

      Allocated to support the new School of Environment and Sustainability, the CRC in Environmental or Sustainability Science will provide leadership to the school by developing a prominent and rigorous research and graduate student training programme that addresses some major element(s) of environmental and/or sustainability science. Examples of strategic science issues for which the school wishes to be known include, but are not limited to: climate change, water security, alternative energy, and ecosystems science, including biodiversity. The CRC will also play an important role in shaping the directions and initiatives of the new school, and will ideally connect their research in an interdisciplinary fashion with that of other scholars within and beyond the school.

      The ideal candidate will have a PhD (obtained within the last ten years), be a nationally or internationally recognized scholar with a strong record of attracting competitively awarded research funding, including funding from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) or a similar national granting agency, and have experience or an interest in developing interdisciplinary research partnerships and approaches involving graduate students. Applications are welcome from strong candidates in environmental and/or sustainability science in all fields eligible for funding through NSERC (www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca). Canada Research Chairs are awarded by the CRC Secretariat in Ottawa after a rigorous evaluation (www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca). The candidate who is successful in both institutional nomination and CRC Secretariat evaluation will be appointed to a tenured or tenure-track position at an assistant or associate professor level commensurate with qualifications. The CRC will be awarded for a five-year period, renewable once. The position is available on July 1, 2010. Review of applications will begin on December 7, 2009, and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

      For information about the University of Saskatchewan, please visit www.usask.ca. For information about the School of Environment and Sustainability, please visit www.usask.ca/sens.

      To be considered for this opportunity, please send your complete CV, a letter of introduction, a summary of your proposed research program and graduate mentoring philosophy, and the names of three referees, in confidence, to:

      Dr. Karsten Liber, Executive Director
      School of Environment and Sustainability
      University of Saskatchewan
      Saskatoon, SK Canada S7N 5C8
      E-mail: karsten.liber@usask.ca

      The University of Saskatchewan is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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    October 8, 2009
      Quest University Canada
      Foundation Program
      Full-time Faculty Position in International Affairs/Global Studies

      Quest University Canada seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position in International Affairs/Global Studies. The successful candidate will teach courses in our Foundation Program, especially Global Perspectives and Democracy and Justice, which is required of all students, as well as develop both specialized and interdisciplinary courses in Global Studies.

      This position is ideal for candidates with background in political science, international relations, geography, or sociology. While the disciplinary field and subfields are open, we would appreciate receiving applications from candidates with an interest in the developing world. Further details about Quest and the application procedure can be found at http://www.questu.ca/human_resources/faculty.php.

      Applications should be received by November 15; interviews for finalists will be scheduled in late November and early December. The start date for the position will be August 1, 2010.

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    October 5, 2009
      Algoma University
      Health Informatics Institute
      ESRI Canada Health Informatics Research Chair/Health Informatics Institute Scientific Director

      Algoma University invites applications for the position of ESRI Canada Health Informatics (HI) Research Chair. The successful candidate would have 7-10 years of research experience post-Ph.D and direct experience working with primary healthcare professionals. The appointee will be tenure-track with flexibility on the academic department of appointment. Possible departments of appointment include Computer Science, Biology, Geography and/or Psychology. Flexible terms of appointment (e.g., duration, position-sharing) will be considered. The start date is negotiable, but is nominally January 1, 2010.

      The Chair will be expected to (a) facilitate significant local, national and international collaboration in HI, (b) foster HI-related research in Northern Ontario, © build an HI research program based on the community’s strengths, (d) pursue an active research program, and (e) while chair, teach two half-courses per year. Accordingly, a successful applicant will demonstrate an exceptional track record as a funded collaborative researcher, educator and team builder.

      The Chair will undertake fundamental and applied research that enables health system innovation and improved patient-centered care. The research focus of the institute is in the area of Primary and Community Care Informatics and the incumbent will engage local expertise in the applications of geospatial technologies, health system management and serious games for health, e.g., for training, health promotion and rehabilitation.

      The Chair will work in consultation with the HI Institute’s Board of Directors. As the Institute’s Scientific Director, the Chair will provide strategic leadership, identify and secure research funding, facilitate collaborative research programs, and coordinate resource acquisitions and allocations. The community of Sault Ste. Marie is host to the Group Health Centre (GHC), Ontario’s longest established alternatively funded primary care organization, nationally recognized for advanced leadership in the use of health IT.

      The community is also host to the Sault Area Hospital, soon to relocate to a new state-of-the-art facility currently under construction, and the Sault Ste. Marie Innovation Centre, internationally recognized for its work in GIS Public Health and Human Services.

      Candidates should submit: a letter of application that includes the articulation of a vision of the potential of this initiative, ideas on the level and type of support required to realize the program, proposals regarding potential research directions, a statement of teaching philosophy, a CV, and reprints of his or her three most significant publications to:

      Dr. Arthur Perlini
      Dean, Algoma University
      Electronically via dean@algomau.ca.

      Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically. Application deadline is November 30, 2009 or until position is filled.

      Algoma University offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and has an excellent benefits plan. The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.

      For additional information regarding this position please click: http://www.algomau.ca/uploads/file/pdf/additional_information.pdf

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    September 22, 2009
      Mount Royal University
      Department of Earth Sciences
      Assistant Professor Physical Geography

      The Department of Earth Sciences invites applications for a tenure track faculty position which will commence January 1, 2010 subject to final budgetary approval.

      The Department of Earth Sciences currently offers courses for the Bachelor of Science Degree Program. The department is seeking new faculty with a main focus on the skills and abilities to teach introductory and senior courses in GIS and Remote Sensing. The position will target individuals that also can teach in fields of physical geography such as Soil Geography, Biogeography and Geomorphology. Other areas of physical geography specializations will be considered. This position also requires that the applicant be able to teach introductory courses in the General Education Program, Cluster 1: Numeracy and Scientific Literacy.

      New faculty is hired into one of two work patterns. The teaching/scholarship/service pattern has a focus on teaching with the requirement that the faculty member be involved in a research program as well as service to the Mount Royal community. The teaching/service pattern has a focus on teaching and service only. There is an option to change work patterns after tenure.

      The successful applicant must be qualified to teach introductory general education courses but will focus on senior courses in GIS and remote sensing and hiring will target individuals with the skills to create curriculum around these sub-disciplines at second, third and fourth year course levels.

      A Ph. D. in geography or the appropriate area is required. Applicants interested in the research stream should have an established research program while those interested in the teaching/scholarship/service pattern should have the ability and intent to pursue a research program in teaching and scholarship.

      Since opening in 1910, Mount Royal has embraced change in order to meet the needs of the people and community it serves. AT Mount Royal students experience high quality education enhanced by smaller class sizes, personalized learning and a single-minded dedication to premier undergraduate learning. Mount Royal is known for its collegial working environment.

      A complete dossier including curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three (3) references, evidence of teaching excellence and, if the teaching/scholarship/service pattern is desirable, evidence of intent to pursue a research program should be submitted quoting competition #6247BA to:

      Mount Royal University
      Department of Human Resources
      4825 Mount Royal Gate S.W.
      Calgary, Ab T3e 6k6
      Fax: 403.440.6629
      Email: webapply@mtroyal.ca

      For information, contact Dr. Barbara McNicol at 403.440.6175 or bmcnicol@mtroyal.ca.

      Applications must be sent to the address above. If applying by email, please send your résumé as an attachment, in either Microsoft Word format or RTF.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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      Mount Royal University
      Department of Earth Sciences
      Assistant Professor in Earth Sciences (Hydrogeology and Geomorphology)

      The Department of Earth Sciences invites applications for a tenure track faculty position which will commence August 15, 2010 subject to final budgetary approval.

      The Department of Earth Sciences currently offers courses for the Bachelor of Science Degree Program and the Geology Major of the Bachelor of Science Degree Program. The department is seeking new faculty with a main focus on the skills and abilities to teach senior courses in Hydrogeology and Geomorphology. The position will target individuals that also can teach Introduction to Geology; Soil Sciences and; Geology Field Methods. Other areas of physical geography and geology specializations will be considered as long as the candidate can teach courses in hydrogeology and geomorphology.

      New faculty is hired into one of two work patterns. The teaching/scholarship/service pattern has a focus on teaching with the requirement that the faculty member be involved in a research program as well as service to the Mount Royal community. The teaching/service pattern has a focus on teaching and service only. There is an option to change work patterns after tenure.

      A Ph. D. in earth science, geology or geography is required. Applicants interested in the research stream should have an established research program while those interested in the teaching/scholarship/service pattern should have the ability and intent to pursue a research program in teaching and scholarship.

      Since opening in 1910, Mount Royal has embraced change in order to meet the needs of the people and community it serves. AT Mount Royal students experience high quality education enhanced by smaller class sizes, personalized learning and a single-minded dedication to premier undergraduate learning. Mount Royal is known for its collegial working environment.

      A complete dossier including curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three (3) references, evidence of teaching excellence and, if the teaching/scholarship/service pattern is desirable, evidence of intent to pursue a research program should be submitted quoting competition #6246BA to:

      Mount Royal University
      Department of Human Resources
      4825 Mount Royal Gate S.W.
      Calgary, Ab T3e 6k6
      Fax: 403.440.6629
      Email: webapply@mtroyal.ca

      For information, contact Dr. Barbara McNicol at 403.440.6175 or bmcnicol@mtroyal.ca.

      Applications must be sent to the address above. If applying by email, please send your résumé as an attachment, in either Microsoft Word format or RTF.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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      Mount Royal University
      Department of Earth Sciences
      Assistant Professor in Earth Sciences (Biogeography and Natural Hazards)

      The Faculty of Science and Technology invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in General Science, to be housed in the Department of Earth Sciences, which will commence August 15, 2010 subject to final budgetary approval.

      The Department of Earth Sciences currently offers courses for the Bachelor of Science Degree Program and the Geology Major of the Bachelor of Science Degree Program. The department is seeking new faculty with a main focus on the skills and abilities to teach courses for the general science population. We are particularly interested in individuals that can teach courses in both geology and geography. These courses require the ability to teach introductory and senior courses in at least three of the following areas: Biogeography; Weather and Climate; Natural Hazards and Disasters; Environmental Geology: Minerals and Rocks; and/or; Geological History of Life. The ability to teach other courses in geology or geography and to teach courses in the General Education Program Cluster 1: Numeracy and Scientific Literacy will be considered an asset.

      New faculty is hired into one of two work patterns. The teaching/scholarship/service pattern has a focus on teaching with the requirement that the faculty member be involved in a research program as well as service to the Mount Royal community. The teaching/service pattern has a focus on teaching and service only. There is an option to change work patterns after tenure.

      A Ph. D. in earth science, geology or geography is required. Applicants interested in the research stream should have an established research program while those interested in the teaching/scholarship/service pattern should have the ability and intent to pursue a research program in teaching and scholarship.

      Since opening in 1910, Mount Royal has embraced change in order to meet the needs of the people and community it serves. AT Mount Royal students experience high quality education enhanced by smaller class sizes, personalized learning and a single-minded dedication to premier undergraduate learning. Mount Royal is known for its collegial working environment.

      A complete dossier including curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three (3) references, evidence of teaching excellence and, if the teaching/scholarship/service pattern is desirable, evidence of intent to pursue a research program should be submitted quoting competition #6245BA to:

      Mount Royal University
      Department of Human Resources
      4825 Mount Royal Gate S.W.
      Calgary, Ab T3e 6k6
      Fax: 403.440.6629
      Email: webapply@mtroyal.ca

      For information, contact Dr. Barbara McNicol at 403.440.6175 or bmcnicol@mtroyal.ca.

      Applications must be sent to the address above. If applying by email, please send your résumé as an attachment, in either Microsoft Word format or RTF.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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      University of Winnipeg
      Canada Research Chair in Inner-City Issues and Community Learning and Engagement

      The University of Winnipeg has designated a Tier I Canada Research Chair in the area of “Inner-City Issues and Community Learning and Engagement”. The University is seeking exceptional candidates for this interdisciplinary position and invites nominations.

      The University of Winnipeg has a strong commitment to the inner-city milieu and especially to the people who call it home, which has resulted in a strong foundation of research expertise and direct programming for inner-city residents. Over the last 40 years, The University of Winnipeg has also developed as a centre of excellence in urban research including the establishment of an Institute of Urban Studies in 1969. The Institute has become a national research centre grounded in community and urban studies in the area of Inner-City Issues and Community Learning and Engagement.

      The University of Winnipeg is set within a complex and ever-changing urban environment. From this vantage point, the University is uniquely positioned as an active community member within a diverse inner-city neighbourhood and within the dynamic fabric of the downtown. The University of Winnipeg as well as many other urban campuses throughout North America is actively committed to community change through active campus expansion as well as direct programming aimed at meeting the needs of inner-city residents and non-traditional students.

      Within the mandate of a new Canada Research Chair, we are particularly interested in contributing to the development of policies and programs that will address the needs of the Aboriginal, refugee, and immigrant communities that make up the largest proportion of Winnipeg’s inner-city neighborhoods. The Chair will contribute to the ongoing development of a healthy, safe, and socially responsible inner-city community with vitality and sustainability. Accordingly, it is expected that the Chair will contribute to the continued development of an interdisciplinary and action-based research agenda directed at issues related to housing, concentrated poverty, immigrant settlement and adjustment, youth at risk, and the urban Aboriginal experience. The role of active community learning and engagement that includes the function of universities and other institutions and their impacts through programming and development, particularly in inner-city areas, will be of strong consideration. Implicit in this action-based methodology is an approach that blends rigorous scientific methodology with the needs of the community, building on an established record of research success that works with communities, not apart from them. Evaluation of the effectiveness of the policies and programs aimed at addressing the needs of these communities will form an important component of the work of the Chair.

      To complement and enhance the research focus of The University of Winnipeg, it is expected that the new Canada Research Chair will work with all levels of government, members of our academic and non-academic community, and especially with the University’s Institute of Urban Studies and its extensive engagement with community organizations and inner-city residents. Fundamentally, the research team assembled by and collaborating with the Chair is expected to contribute to the development of policies and actions that address the needs of inner-city, and in particular those living in Winnipeg and its inner-city neighbourhoods. Furthermore, the scholarly and community-learning and engagement output generated by the Chair’s research team, in parallel to the action-oriented agenda, will be expected to have local, national, and international impact.

      Nominations must include a curriculum vitae and a statement of research objectives and teaching interests. The statement should be a maximum of 5 pages (single spaced) using the Times New Roman font and a font size of 12.

      Nominations must be received by Friday, October 16, 2009. Please forward to:

      Barbara Doran
      Administrative Officer
      Office of the Provost and Vice-President (Academic)
      The University of Winnipeg
      Winnipeg, MB, R3B 2E9
      Telephone: (204) 786-9120
      Fax: (204) 774-4134
      Email:b.doran@uwinnipeg.ca

      Candidates are requested to arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted directly to the address above.

      The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from and nominations of all qualified individuals.

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      Simon Fraser University
      Department of Geography
      Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Meteorology/Climatology

      The Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure track faculty appointment in meteorology/climatology. We seek a physical scientist with research interests in atmospheric or climate science. Links to branches of physical geography / earth system science, and the human impacts of climate change are desirable. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin September 1, 2010.

      Simon Fraser University (SFU) is a public university in British Columbia, Canada with three campuses located within Metro Vancouver. The main campus is in Burnaby, on top of Burnaby Mountain with the other campuses located in Vancouver and Surrey. The Department of Geography is part of the newly created Faculty of Environment. For more information about the department or the university please visit www.sfu.ca/geography

      Applicants must have completed a PhD by the time of appointment and should demonstrate a promise of excellence in research and effectiveness in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Physical Geography Program. Prime teaching responsibilities will be to instruct a sequence of undergraduate courses in weather and climate and related graduate courses, and to provide research direction and graduate supervision in atmospheric / climate science. to instruct in other undergraduate courses in the Physical Geography Program . The appointee will be responsible for establishing an externally funded research program in atmospheric / climate science. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests and career goals, and samples of publications. Please send applications by mail or email to;

      Dr. Ilja Tromp-van Meerveld, Appointments Committee Chair
      Department of Geography
      Simon Fraser University
      8888 University Drive
      Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6
      Email: lja@sfu.ca

      Candidates also need to arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to the Committee Chair under separate cover. The deadline for applications is Monday, November 16, 2009.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal opportunities to qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

      Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see: ttp://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html

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    September 18, 2009
      University of Toronto
      Faculty of Arts and Science
      Dr. David Chu Professorship in Asia Pacific Studies

      The Faculty of Arts and Science of the University of Toronto invite applications and nominations for the Dr. David Chu Professorship in Asia Pacific Studies. This is an endowed chair and an academic appointment at the level of Associate or Full Professor. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2010.

      The Dr. David Chu Professor will be an internationally recognized scholar with a distinguished record of publication in contemporary Asia-Pacific studies with preference given to a scholar with a working knowledge of one or more Asian languages. Bridging disciplinary boundaries, the chairholder will be responsible for continued development and support of teaching and research in Asia Pacific Studies, joining a strong group of scholars committed to the study of this region. A demonstrated commitment to excellent undergraduate teaching and graduate education is required. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Further information about Asia Pacific Studies, the Asian Institute and Chu Program can be obtained at the following: www.utoronto.ca/ai.

      This is a tenured appointment within the Faculty of Arts and Science, to be held within one of the departments of Anthropology, East Asian Studies, Economics, Geography and Program in Planning, History, Political Science, or Sociology.

      Applicants should send curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees by the deadline of October 30, 2009, addressed to:

      Professor Robert Baker
      Vice-Dean, Research and Graduate Programs
      Faculty of Arts and Science
      University of Toronto
      100 St. George Street, Room 2005
      Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1A1, Canada

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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      Athabasca University
      Environmental Studies & Human Geography
      Academic Coordinator, Environmental Studies/Human Geography

      The Academic Coordinator will be responsible for the delivery, maintenance and development of five courses in Environmental Studies for the duration of the appointment, and temporarily for five courses in Human Geography. As a part of these duties the Academic Coordinator will tutor ENVS 435, work with the new hire in Human Geography to hand off the human geography courses, oversee course production of several courses, undertake course revisions, and participate in related university committee and administrative duties activities as appropriate.

      The Academic Coordinator job description can be viewed at: http://www1.athabascau.ca/hr/careers/jobprofiles/coordinator.doc/file_view

      This is a part-time (.5) limited term appointment from October 26, 2009 to January 21, 2011.

      Qualifications required:

      A minimum of a Master's degree (PhD preferred) in Environmental Studies, Geography or a related Social Science discipline with an emphasis on interdisciplinary social, political and environmental analysis. Teaching and course development at a post-secondary level is required and familiarity with online course development and delivery, as well as distance education would be an asset.

      Along with the relevant academic credentials the position requires excellent communication, organizational, administration and computer skills. The successful candidate should have a demonstrated ability to write well, plan and deliver creative interdisciplinary courses, maintain a high academic standard, keep accurate records, and reply to queries within the recommended service standards of the University. Candidates should own or have access to a computer, modem, and printer that is capable of communicating with the university and students, and of running any applications required to perform coordination support and tutoring duties.

      The complete ad can be found at: https://athabascau.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=489

      Closing Date: October 5, 2009

      For further information regarding this position, please contact Dr. Lorelei Hanson via email: lorelei.hanson@athabascau.ca.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

      Applicants should forward a letter of application, CV, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references. Applications should be emailed to resume@athabascau.ca.

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      Laurentian University
      Department of Geography
      Instructor for GEOG 1026 Introduction to Physical Geography

      The Department of Geography at Laurentian University invites applications for a contract position to teach Introduction to Physical Geography from January to April 2010. The description of the course from the academic calendar is as follows: “A geographical investigation of the natural environment and its links with humankind, and an introduction to environmental concepts and spatial systems. Focuses on the development of skills to describe and interpret environmental data.”

      Applicants must have an MA in Geography or related discipline. Preference will be given to candidates who have completed or are close to completing a PhD in Geography, and who have a demonstrated ability to teach at the undergraduate level.

      The deadline for receiving applications is September 30, 2009, and will continue until the position is filled. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation and teaching evaluations (if available) should be sent to:

      Dr Derek Wilkinson (Interim Geography Chair and Acting Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities)
      Laurentian University
      935 Ramsey Lake Road
      Sudbury, Ontario P3E 2C6
      Phone: (705) 675-1151 ext 4302
      Email: dwilkinson@laurentian.ca

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    September 10, 2009
      University of Western Ontario
      Centre for Environment and Sustainability
      Senior-Level Faculty Appointment as the First Director of the Centre for Environment and Sustainability

      Environment and sustainability constitute an interdisciplinary area at The University of Western Ontario, with principal participation from the Faculties of Science, Engineering, and Social Science. An ongoing major initiative is the establishment of a centre for research and teaching in environment and sustainability. The University of Western Ontario now invites applications or nominations for a senior-level faculty appointment as the first Director of the Centre for Environment and Sustainability (CES). The selected candidate will be appointed with tenure either as Professor or Associate Professor in an appropriate academic Department. The initial term of the Directorship will be for a period of 5 years. The starting date will be July 1, 2010 or thereafter.

      The Faculty of Science (http://www.uwo.ca/sci/) is host Faculty for the Centre, and the Faculty of Engineering (http://www.uwo.ca/sci/) and the Faculty of Social Science (http://www.uwo.ca/sci/) are designated Participating Faculties. It is anticipated the appointment will be made in one of the departments in the Faculties of Science, Engineering, or Social Science. The Director will be expected to lead a vigorous and internationally competitive research program, to supervise graduate and undergraduate student research, and to participate in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition, a significant portion of effort will be directed to leading, developing, and administering the Centre for Environment and Sustainability. A description of the Centre, program details, and other information can be found on the CES web site (http://www.uwo.ca/sci/). The Director will be expected to coordinate and accelerate the development of comprehensive environment and sustainability programs in research, undergraduate education, and graduate studies at Western, to raise the profile of the Centre within Canada, and to advance the University’s growth in internationalization by fostering collaborative international research and international student experiences in the area of environment and sustainability. Applications are invited from all interested and qualified individuals. The successful candidate must have an excellent research record in a relevant area and demonstrate the high level of vision, leadership and resourcefulness appropriate to the position of Director. Candidates should submit a statement of interest and intent, curriculum vitae, research plan, teaching dossier, and the names, addresses of at least three referees to:

      Professor David M. Wardlaw, Dean
      Faculty of Science
      The University of Western Ontario
      London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada.

      Consideration of applications will begin on November 15, 2009.

      This position is subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Western Ontario is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

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    September 2, 2009
      Université Laval
      Département de géographie
      Poste de professeur régulier en biogéographie

      Le département de géographie de l’université Laval désire combler un poste de professeur régulier en biogéographie.

      Description du poste

      • Enseigner à tous les cycles en géographie.
      • Démontrer une excellente capacité de recherche et développer un programme de recherche original dans l’étude des écosystèmes, surtout en régions froides. Une expertise en dendrochronologie sera considérée comme un atout.
      • Encadrer des étudiantes et des étudiants à tous les cycles.
      • Être actif dans les réseaux de recherche.

      Critères de sélection

      • Détenir, ou être sur le point d’obtenir, un doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline ou un domaine connexe.
      • Avoir d’excellentes aptitudes à la communication écrite et orale.
      • Être capable d’enseigner en français.
      • Avoir publié des articles scientifiques arbitrés dans des revues de bon calibre.

      Conditions d’engagement et de traitement

      • Salaire selon la convention collective en vigueur.

      Candidature

      • Date limite de dépôt des candidatures 15 novembre 2009
      • Date d’entrée en fonction 1er juin 2010

      Les personnes intéressées à poser leur candidature doivent faire parvenir un curriculum vitae et trois lettres de recommandation à :

      Guy Mercier, directeur
      Département de géographie
      Faculté de foresterie, de géographie et de géomatique
      Pavillon Abitibi-Price, local 3137
      Université Laval
      Québec (Québec) CANADA G1V 0A6
      Guy.Mercier@ggr.ulaval.ca

      En tant qu’employeur qui valorise la diversité au sein de son effectif, l’Université Laval invite toutes les personnes qualifiées à présenter leur candidature, en particulier les femmes, les membres de minorités visibles et ethniques, les autochtones et les personnes handicapées; la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux Canadiens ainsi qu’aux résidents permanents.

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      Carleton University
      Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
      Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Physical Geography

      The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies seeks applications from Physical Geographers for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1st, 2010. Preference will be given to applicants demonstrating research and teaching interests in physical aspects of cold terrestrial regions and their environmental management. The ability to teach core undergraduate courses in physical geography, environmental studies and assessment, and research methods as well as contribute to the further development of collaborations with other environmental science units within and beyond Carleton University will be an asset.

      Applicants must have completed their PhD in geography or a related discipline at the time of appointment, have a demonstrated potential to develop an externally funded research program leading to significant peer-reviewed publications, and contribute to the delivery and further development of undergraduate and graduate programs offered by the Department.

      While initial salary is to some extent negotiable, it should be understood that this is an ‘entry-level’ position, and it has been budgeted accordingly. Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to: Chair_Geography@carleton.ca. Hard copies of applications, including a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching performance, a summary statement of research interests and experience, and up to three publication reprints, should be sent to:

      Mike Brklacich, Professor and Chair
      Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
      Carleton University
      1125 Colonel By Drive
      Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6

      Applicants are to arrange for three referees to submit letters of reference at the time of application. Applications and supporting documents sent by email will not be considered. Consideration of applications will commence on 19 October 2009 and continue until the Search Committee has made a final decision.

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    August 29, 2009
      Concordia University
      Department of Geography, Planning and Environment
      Tier II Canada Research Chair in Transportation-Land Use Linkages for Regional Sustainability

      Concordia University's Faculty of Arts and Science is the third largest academic faculty in Canada. Home to 27 academic units, the Faculty is leading Concordia University in Montreal to the forefront of research and graduate education in Quebec and Canada. Recognized for innovative research in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences, the Faculty's Department of Geography, Planning and Environment invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Transportation-land Use Linkages for Regional Sustainability. This position is directly linked to priority areas in Concordia University's Strategic Research Plan (2008-12): ttp://oor.concordia.ca/formsandreferencedocuments/strategicresearchplan/

      We seek a scholar eager to work collaboratively with a productive group of transportation researchers at Concordia as well as at the three other Montreal universities. The individual should have skills in quantitative and qualitative analyses that could include travel demand modeling or spatial analysis using GIS, social and institutional influences on physical processes, environmental impacts of transportation, and a commitment to formulating and analyzing policies which address problems such as sprawl and greenhouse gas emissions. Ideally, the candidate will be presently finishing post-doctoral work or already have a tenure-track position elsewhere. The Department is an inter-disciplinary unit with faculty members from the social and natural sciences, and graduate programs in Environmental Assessment and Geography, Urban and Environmental Studies.

      The goal of the CRC program is to ensure that Canadian universities "achieve the highest levels of research excellence to become world-class research centres in the global, knowledge-based economy." Concordia University's academic culture celebrates research, creativity, and the transfer of knowledge in many ways that are ideal for today's innovation driven society. The strategic deployment of CRCs is an integral part of Concordia's overall plan to promote and develop its research enterprise.

      In order to successfully compete for a CRC award, candidates are expected to have an outstanding and innovative research program, and the ability to attract excellent graduate students. Tier II CRCs will be "exceptional emerging researchers" who at an early phase of their careers (i.e. within 10 years of completing their PhD) have demonstrated the promise of a strong research profile and the potential to be leaders in their field.

      Tier II CRCs are awarded for five years and are renewable once. These positions offer an attractive salary, an annual research stipend, reduced teaching loads, and the opportunity to apply for start-up infrastructure through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) Leaders Opportunity Fund (LOF).

      Applications must consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, a statement of research achievements, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:

      Dr. J. Zacharias, Hiring Committee Chair
      Department of Geography, Planning and Environment
      Concordia University
      1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
      Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8
      zachar@alcor.concordia.ca, http://gpe.concordia.ca/

      The successful candidates for the CRC position will, in the first instance, be offered an unconditional tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, as appropriate. The candidate will be required to work with the department and the Faculty to prepare the formal CRC nomination according to the CRC program guidelines. The University will submit the nomination to the CRC Secretariat at the earliest opportunity.

      This tenure-track position, linked to the CRC appointment, will begin 1 July 2010. The University will nominate the successful candidate to the CRC Secretariat at the earliest opportunity according to the guidelines of the CRC program. Candidates must have a completed PhD. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All applications should reach departments no later than November 2, 2009. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. J. Zacharias (zachar@alcor.concordia.ca). For additional information, please visit our website at http://artsandscience1.concordia.ca/

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.

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    August 25, 2009
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
      Department of Geography
      Human Geographer with Expertise in the Human Dimensions of Climate Change

      The Geography Department is seeking a human geographer with expertise in the human dimensions of climate change. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and should demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Candidates should be engaged in an active research program. The position will normally commence July 1, 2010, subject to budgetary approval, and will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor.

      The position normally requires a completed doctoral degree for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. (If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree).

      Applicants can learn more about the Geography Department at www.mun.ca/geog. A current curriculum vitæ, a teaching dossier and the names and addresses of three persons who can supply a letter of reference should accompany letters of application. Applications should be directed to:

      Dr. Charles Mather
      Department of Geography
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
      St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1B 3X9, Canada

      Applications should reach the Head no later than Friday November 6, 2009. Applications should quote the following position number: VPA-GEOG-2009-001.

      Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

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    August 15, 2009
      Concordia University
      Department of Geography, Planning and Environment
      Assistant Professor in Community Planning and Development

      The Department of Geography, Planning and Environment at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, invites applications for one tenure-track appointment in the field of Community Planning and Development, with core interests in the social and cultural geography of cities and issues of social and environmental equity. The Department would welcome research in areas such as neighborhood development, inner-city revitalization, affordable housing, public space or food security. A PhD and a degree in planning or a closely related field is required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a studio course.

      Applications must consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of teaching philosophy/interests, a statement of research achievements, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to:

      Dr. Norma Rantisi, Search Committee Chair, Department of Geography, Planning and Environment
      Concordia University
      1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
      Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8

      norma.rantisi@gmail.com
      http://gpe.concordia.ca/

      Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for July 1, 2010. Unless otherwise stipulated in the descriptions on our website, candidates should have a PhD. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All applications should reach departments no later than November 2, 2009. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Rantisi (norma.rantisi@gmail.com). For additional information, please visit our website at http://artsandscience1.concordia.ca/

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.

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    August 14, 2009
      McGill University
      Department of Geography and the McGill School of Environment
      Assistant Professor in Urban Ecology/Sustainability

      Applications are invited for a joint tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Geography and the McGill School of Environment in Urban Ecology/Sustainability beginning on July 1, 2010. Urbanization is one of the primary processes responsible for global transformation of ecosystems and landscapes. Over half of the world's inhabitants now live in cities and the environmental footprint of urban areas extends well beyond the physical fraction of the Earth’s surface they occupy. Cities themselves are complex ecosystems: they have inorganic and organic components; they provide habitat for distinct assemblages of species; they consume and transform energy and resources; they generate waste; and they are intricately connected to natural systems. At the same time, urbanization removes inhabitants from the immediate experience of supporting ecological systems making the concept of sustainability more virtual than visceral. As cities expand, their populations increasingly dwell in locations vulnerable to changes in the global environment and urban-based producers and consumers account overwhelmingly for the world’s fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. A grand challenge of our times is to build knowledge of how urban places can be transformed to support human development in ways that sustain bio-physical environments, knowledge that is of critical importance given the current trajectory of global climate change.

      The person who fills this position will conduct research that contributes to our understanding of how complex urban systems respond to, and in turn drive, environmental perturbations across scales from the local to global. The person would have expertise in ecology and sustainability, and in innovative approaches to achieving a sustainable interface between the urban setting and the non-urban environment.

      This position will provide an important addition for undergraduate and graduate programs offered by the School of Environment (http://www.mcgill.ca/mse/) and the Department of Geography (http://www.geog.mcgill.ca/ ), and has the potential to contribute to programs in Sustainability Science and Urban Systems. There would also be potential interactions with other Departments with interests in the environment, such as Biology, Natural Resource Sciences, and the School of Urban Planning.

      Such a position would be consistent with the inter-disciplinary Environment theme elaborated in the McGill ‘White Paper’: http://www.mcgill.ca/files/provost/Strengths_and_Aspirations_June_2006.pdf . It is also consistent with the greater attention to ‘sustainability’ that has been adopted by McGill.

      Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or expect to graduate by summer 2010, and have demonstrated excellence in research, teaching and communication. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate may be nominated for a Canada Research Chair in the NSERC area.

      McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

      Candidates should ensure that their curriculum vitae, statements of teaching specializations and research interests, up to three reprints, and letters from three referees are sent to the following address. The review of applications will begin November 1, 2009 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

      Dr. Tim Moore, Chair, Department of Geography
      Dr. Marilyn Scott, Director, McGill School of Environment
      McGill University, Room 705, 805 Sherbrooke St. West
      Montreal, Quebec,Canada, H3A 2K6
      phone: 514 398-4112; fax: 514 398-7437; e-mail: recruit.geog@mcgill.ca

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    August 11, 2009
      University of Manitoba
        Research Chair in Watershed Systems

        The University of Manitoba invites applications and nominations for a Research Chair in Watershed Systems. The Chair will lead and coordinate research aimed at improving water quality in Manitoba and focus on the processes and management practices that will reduce non-point contamination of water within Lake Winnipeg’s watershed. The province of Manitoba has committed $1.25 million over five years, through the Manitoba Research and Innovation Fund, to support the proposed research chair. The successful candidate will serve as Chair for a five year period beginning January 1, 2010 or soon thereafter. In addition, a tenure-track or tenured appointment at an academic rank of Associate Professor or Professor, commensurate with qualifications and experience, will be granted. The departmental affiliation of the Chair holder will be determined by his/her particular academic/research expertise. Applicants with expertise in land-water interface dynamics related to the complex physical, chemical and biological processes affecting water quality are encouraged to apply.

        The University has comprehensive expertise in the water area with active research programs encompassing aquatic and wetland ecosystems, land management and nutrient leaching, water infrastructure, climate, weather events, water quality, contaminant dispersal, water pollution control, waste water treatment, water policy and ice dynamics. The bulk of the University’s research efforts in this regard are currently concentrated in the faculties of environment, earth, and resources; agricultural and food sciences; engineering; and science. Each of these units have extensive leading-edge research infrastructure capable of supporting work in this area.

        The Research Chair will play a leadership role in coordination and communication of multi-disciplinary water research within the University and with other research partners. In carrying out their activities, the chair will work collaboratively with key stakeholders and research agencies (government, NGOs, boards/councils, research consortia, etc.).

        The qualifications of the Chair will include:

        • Ph.D. in science, engineering or related disciplines with international recognition in the field of watershed systems, as evidenced by a strong publication record in high impact journals and the acquisition of national or international peer-reviewed grants and contracts;
        • demonstrated teaching excellence, including supervision of highly qualified personnel;
        • superior history of successfully coordinating researchers and building productive multi-disciplinary research teams from a variety of institutions and/or organizations; and
        • demonstrated ability to communicate science to a range of stakeholders, including the general public, clearly and effectively.

        The selection and appointment of the Chair will be conducted in accordance with University policy on Chairs and Professorships.

        The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitaes may be provided to participating members of the search process.

        Deadline for applications to position number 09793 (including curriculum vitae and the names of three references and contact information) is October 1, 2009. Please send applications to:

        Dr. Digvir Jayas
        Vice-President (Research) and Chair of the Search Committee,
        207 Administration Building
        University of Manitoba
        Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3T 2N2
        or by e-mail to Digvir Jayas igvir_jayas@umanitoba.ca

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    August 7, 2009
      Lakehead University
        Canada Research Chair in Environmental Education

        Lakehead University invites applications from internationally recognized and respected scholars in the social sciences and humanities to be considered for two Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) positions within the following research areas: Canada Research Chair in Environmental Education

        Candidates should be firmly grounded in educational theory, research and practice, yet also understand that environmental problems are complex socio-ecological phenomena and that environmental education thus must be interdisciplinary. Lakehead University is interested in candidates who conduct research that exists at the convergence of education and the environment and that demonstrably improves the capacity of humans to understand and live as part of flourishing natural and social environments. Research could focus on environmental educational initiatives in formal, non-formal or informal settings. Examples of research foci could include, but are not limited to: the use of natural environments to advance learning; historical, sociological or philosophical analyses of trends in environmental education; the impact on environmental education of intersectional analyses of the connections between social and environmental justice; or the measurement and evaluation of particular approaches to environmental education (e.g., place-based learning, experiential learning, environmental literacy). The Chair is expected to take a leadership role in establishing and facilitating interdisciplinary initiatives in environmental education at Lakehead University.

        The successful candidates will hold a doctoral degree and have excellent research credentials and a demonstrated record of, or potential to attract external research funding. Tier 2 positions are intended for emerging scholars with the potential to retain or achieve international recognition in their fields in the next five to ten years. Successful candidates must be able to work effectively with undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must have the necessary qualifications to be appointed as a tenured or tenure-track professor at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. CRCs will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with researchers throughout the university, as well as the wider community. Normally, the Tier 2 CRC competition is open to candidates who have at most 10 years' experience from the highest degree at the time of nomination.

        Lakehead University offers on-campus and community-based programs, continuing education and distributed learning, and graduate programs at the Master's and Doctoral levels. Lakehead is a comprehensive University providing an impressive array of programs in professional, arts, and sciences and the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. The University has an enrolment of approximately 7,500 students, with a large Aboriginal contingent at the Thunder Bay campus. The Orillia campus, which has just unveiled its first permanent building, will be the first official Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum university campus in Canada.

        For more information on these and all other positions as well as a complete listing of teaching opportunities and detailed course descriptions, please visit our website at http://hr.lakeheadu.ca/employment.php.

        Applications and nominations including a curriculum vitae, five-year research plan, and three publications that demonstrate a significant contribution to the field should be sent to:

        Dr. Rui Wang
        Vice-President Research
        Lakehead University
        Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1

        In addition, three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent under separate cover to Dr. Wang by the candidate's referees. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2009.

        Please note that all positions are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat in Ottawa.For additional information on the CRC program, please visit the program website at: www.chairs.gc.ca

        Lakehead University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The CRC program imposes no restrictions with regard to nationality or current country of residence.

        Lakehead University is a comprehensive institution with over 7,500 students and over 2,000 faculty and staff. The University has a main campus in Thunder Bay, Ontario and a branch campus in Orillia, Ontario. Lakehead offers a variety of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including the PhD.

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      Lakehead University
        Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Northern Community Development

        Lakehead University invites applications from internationally recognized and respected scholars in the social sciences and humanities to be considered for two Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) positions within the following research areas: Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Northern Community Development

        Candidates will be expected to conduct and coordinate interdisciplinary social science research that addresses sustainable community development in Northern Canada. The research scope will include northern Ontario, with broader application to other provincial and circumpolar 'Norths'. The successful candidate will undertake applied research in communities confronting novel, rapidly changing, unpredictable, largely externally induced environmental, social, and economic situations. S/he will seek to contextualize such changes, exploring means of economic diversification, social resilience, and sustainability. Such research will be community-based and oriented towards problem-solving, but may have a local, regional or international perspective. We welcome applicants from diverse fields including anthropology, economics, geography, history, sociology, social work, tourism, and other social sciences and humanities disciplines.

        The successful candidates will hold a doctoral degree and have excellent research credentials and a demonstrated record of, or potential to attract external research funding. Tier 2 positions are intended for emerging scholars with the potential to retain or achieve international recognition in their fields in the next five to ten years. Successful candidates must be able to work effectively with undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates must have the necessary qualifications to be appointed as a tenured or tenure-track professor at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. CRCs will have the opportunity to work collaboratively with researchers throughout the university, as well as the wider community. Normally, the Tier 2 CRC competition is open to candidates who have at most 10 years' experience from the highest degree at the time of nomination.

        Lakehead University offers on-campus and community-based programs, continuing education and distributed learning, and graduate programs at the Master's and Doctoral levels. Lakehead is a comprehensive University providing an impressive array of programs in professional, arts, and sciences and the west campus of the Northern Ontario School of Medicine. The University has an enrolment of approximately 7,500 students, with a large Aboriginal contingent at the Thunder Bay campus. The Orillia campus, which has just unveiled its first permanent building, will be the first official Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum university campus in Canada.

        For more information on these and all other positions as well as a complete listing of teaching opportunities and detailed course descriptions, please visit our Web site at http://hr.lakeheadu.ca/employment.php.

        Applications and nominations including a curriculum vitae, five-year research plan, and three publications that demonstrate a significant contribution to the field should be sent to:

        Dr. Rui Wang
        Vice-President Research
        Lakehead University
        Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1.

        In addition, three confidential letters of recommendation should be sent under separate cover to Dr. Wang by the candidate's referees. Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2009.

        Please note that all positions are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat in Ottawa. For additional information on the CRC program, please visit the program Web site at: www.chairs.gc.ca

        Lakehead University is a comprehensive institution with over 7,500 students and over 2,000 faculty and staff. The University has a main campus in Thunder Bay, Ontario and a branch campus in Orillia, Ontario. Lakehead offers a variety of programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, including the Ph.D.

        Lakehead University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The CRC program imposes no restrictions with regard to nationality or current country of residence.

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    July 23, 2009
      Thompson Rivers University
        Three Year Term Assistant Professor in Natural Resource Sciences

        The Department of Natural Resource Sciences at Thompson Rivers University seeks an outstanding individual to join its dynamic faculty as an Assistant Professor for a three year limited term position starting September, 2009. The successful candidate will be expected to teach (including the supervision of undergraduate research students), conduct research in their field of study, and contribute to the academic life of the university. The successful individual has the ability to teach some combination of the following courses: Dendrology, Forest Pathology, Forest Entomology, Watershed Management, Natural Resource Policy and Planning, Fire Ecology and Management, Conflict Resolution, and Introduction to the Science and Management of Natural Resources.

        QUALIFICATIONS

        • Ph.D. in an area of natural resource sciences
        • Evidence of quality teaching at the post-secondary level
        • Evidence of research/scholarship in natural resources
        • Exemplary communication skills (written, oral and electronic)

        TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: September, 2009 to May 31, 2012.

        REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed commencing August 3, 2009, and will continue until position is filled.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Thompson Rivers University is committed to the principle of employment equity. Please forward current curriculum vitae, quoting the Competition #09-XXX (TBD - contact Brian Heise for number) with names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees, along with a copy of graduate transcripts, and evidence of effective teaching.

        For more information about the department or this position please visit the department website at www.tru.ca/science/nrs.html, or contact the department chair, Dr. Brian Heise, at bheise@tru.ca

        Please submit your application by mail to:

        Career Opportunities, Human Resources Division
        Thompson Rivers University
        P.O. Box 3010
        Kamloops, British Columbia V2C 5N3 Canada
        or by fax to Fax 1-250-828-5338 or by email to E-Mail jobops@tru.ca

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    June 30, 2009
      University of Northern British Columbia
        Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Bioenergy

        The University of Northern British Columbia invites applications and nominations for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in the broad area of bioenergy. This Canada Research Chair will work with UNBC faculty, other post secondary institutions, agencies of all levels of government, industrial partners and Northern communities to develop an integrated, multi-disciplinary approach to bioenergy research at UNBC. Specialization in any field directly related to bioenergy will be considered, including, but not limited to:

        • Biorefining technologies
        • Economic assessments of bioenergy applications
        • Emissions research
        • Export opportunities for bioenergy products and services
        • Forestry systems for bioenergy fibre supply
        • Greenhouse gas balances of bioenergy systems
        • Market opportunities & barriers for bioenergy
        • Public an/or regulatory policy analysis
        • Pyrolysis of biomass

        UNBC, Canada’s Green University, has recently installed a 1.4M BTU pellet furnace for heating its Enhanced Forestry Laboratory, and is commencing construction on a 15M BTU fixed-bed gasifier that will heat its Prince George campus, and provide research opportunities on an operational system. A recently formed Northern Bioenergy Partnership brings together several dozen representatives from industry, community organizations and post-secondary institutions, to pursue the creation of a Bioenergy Centre of Excellence centered in Prince George.

        In keeping with the expectations of the Canada Research Chairs program, the successful candidate will

        • be an outstanding and innovative researcher whose accomplishments have made a major impact in her/his field;
        • be recognized as a leader in her/his field;
        • have a superior record of attracting and supervising graduate students and postdoctoral fellow (taking into account practices in the relevant field or discipline) and, as chairholder, be expected to attract excellent trainees, students, and future researchers;
        • propose an original, innovative research program of the highest quality.

        The University of Northern British Columbia opened in 1994, and has established itself as one of Canada’s premier small research-intensive universities (Maclean’s, Re$earch Infosource). UNBC is home to approximately 3500 students, of whom 15% are graduate students. As a small university, UNBC has focused on building cross-disciplinary teams of scholars, working in complementary areas, who respond to complex, contemporary research questions of regional, national and international significance.

        Appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, and will be conditional on the successful applicant being approved as a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair. Terms and requirements for appointment of Tier 1 Chairs are provided at http://www.chairs.gc.ca.

        As part of the application package or nomination, candidates should submit a short statement of proposed research (3 pages), a detailed curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of at least three references (including telephone and fax numbers, and email address) quoting competition #FACRC13-09 to:

        The Office of the Provost
        University of Northern British Columbia
        3333 University Way, Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9
        Fax: (250) 960-5791

        Please direct inquiries to:

        Dr. Gail Fondahl
        Vice President Research
        Telephone (250) 960-5856, Email fondahlg@unbc.ca.

        This position is being advertised subject to budgetary approval.Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca.

        All applicants will be given equal consideration regardless of nationality or residence. Offers will be made in keeping with immigration requirements associated with the CRC program. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

        Applications received on or before July 31, 2009, will receive full consideration.

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    June 27, 2009
      UBC Okanagan
        Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
        BC Regional Innovation Chair in Water Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability

        The University of British Columbia Okanagan invites applications for the BC Regional Innovation Chair in Water Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2010. Public and private sectors in British Columbia invest substantially in research and monitoring of freshwater resources to ensure water and ecosystem protection for the future. An outstanding scholar is sought who will lead, in consultation with First Nations and other governmental and community stakeholders, the development and integration of interdisciplinary and innovative approaches to best management and stewardship of water resources and ecosystem functioning. We particularly encourage applications from those having demonstrated expertise and experience in the application of scientifically informed approaches to the development of public policy instruments and public engagement strategies that lead to conservation and management of freshwater resources and ecosystems within the context of sustainable development.

        The successful candidate will have a PhD with a strong research agenda, exceptional communication skills, an established track record of working effectively with stakeholders on applied problems and demonstrated excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is expected that this tenured appointment will be made at the Associate Professor level. The position will be affiliated with one or more of the programs within the Irving K Barber School of Arts and Sciences. The Chair will be expected to contribute to sustainability initiatives at UBC, including the activities of the recently formed Okanagan Sustainability Institute.

        Applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, proposed program of research and the names and contact information of three referees should be submitted to recruitment.bsas@ubc.ca. We will begin reviewing applications in September 2009. Documents must be submitted in electronic format as e-mail attachments. Acceptable formats include Microsoft Word (.doc), Rich Text Format (.rtf), and Adobe Acrobat (PDF). When e-mailing application materials, please include the competition title BCRIC-09 in the subject line. For more information about the position, contact Dr. Louise Nelson (louise.nelson@ubc.ca). For more information about UBC Okanagan, visit our website at: http://web.ubc.ca/okanagan/welcome.html.

        UBC Okanagan hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, visible minority group members, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity, and others who may contribute to diversification of ideas. However, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.

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    June 24, 2009
      University of Saskatchewan
        School of Environment and Sustainability, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, and School of Public Health
        Tier I Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Water Policy.

        The University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites applications for a Tier I Canada Research Chair (CRC) in the field of Water Policy. This opportunity is a joint initiative among three new interdisciplinary schools (School of Environment and Sustainability, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, and School of Public Health) created at the U of S to foster growth in interdisciplinary and collaborative research and graduate training in areas of strategic importance to the institution.

        The Chair will provide leadership to the Schools by developing a prominent research and graduate student training program that addresses some major element(s) of water policy with a focus on freshwater resources, including but not limited to: water policy development or assessment; links of water policy to environmental and human health considerations; policy regarding sustainable water use, including water allocation and trans-boundary issues; links among energy policy/initiatives, climate change and water policy, or agriculture and water policy; policy concerning water valuation and trade; and policy in relation to national and international water governance, incl. multi-level governance structures. The Chair will also play an important role within larger, interdisciplinary water initiatives under development at the U of S.

        The ideal candidate will have a PhD or equivalent qualification, be a nationally/internationally recognized scholar with a strong record of attracting competitively awarded research funding, and have experience or interest in developing interdisciplinary research partnerships and approaches. Applications are welcome from strong candidates in all fields related to water policy. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenured or tenure-track position at the Associate or Full Professor level commensurate with qualifications within one or more of the three Schools. The Chair will be awarded for a seven-year period and is renewable.

        Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

        For information about the University of Saskatchewan, please visit www.usask.ca. For information about the three Schools, please visit www.usask.ca/sens, www.schoolofpublicpolicy.sk.ca, & www.usask.ca/sph. Questions related to this CRC opportunity should be directed to Dr. Karsten Liber at karsten.liber@usask.ca.

        The University of Saskatchewan is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

        To be considered for this opportunity, please send your CV, a letter of introduction, the names of three referees, and a summary of your proposed research program and graduate training philosophy, in confidence, to:

        Dr. Karsten Liber, Acting Director
        School of Environment and Sustainability
        University of Saskatchewan
        Room 230, Law Building, 15 Campus Drive
        Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5A6
        Fax: (306) 966-5900
        E-mail: karsten.liber@usask.ca

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    June 22, 2009
      Carleton University
        Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
        Twelve-month Limited Term Appointment at the Instructor rank in Human/Environmental Geography

        Carleton University’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications for a 12-month limited term appointment in Human/Environmental Geography. The appointment will commence on 1 July 2009 and will be at the Instructor rank. The successful applicant will teach GEOG5905 (Masters Research Workshop) in the winter term, five other half-credit undergraduate and/or graduate courses in environmental and human geography and other duties as assigned.

        Applicants must have a PhD in Geography or a related field at the time of appointment and previous teaching experience would be an asset. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship, including but not limited to women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities.

        Applicants are requested to submit a curriculum vitae, a letter outlining their area(s) of expertise in human and environmental geography, a teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching performance, and co-ordinates for two referees. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled.

        Applications and supporting documents should be sent to: Geography_jobapplication@carleton.ca with "Human and Environmental Geography Term Appt" in the subject line.

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    June 5, 2009
      Athabasca University
        Centre for Global and Social Analysis
        Tenure Track Position at Assistant Professor or junior Associate Professor in Human Geography

        Athabasca University, Canada’s Open University, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level (a junior Associate Professor may be considered) within the Centre for Global and Social Analysis. The successful candidate will advance the research and learning objectives of the geography program and will be imaginative, innovative, highly motivated, self-directed, well organized, and possess outstanding communication and team-building skills. Athabasca University is currently developing four-year Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degrees in Geography. We are searching for a dynamic scholar with a creative understanding of the full breadth of human geography. This colleague will be part of an interdisciplinary team and will work closely with the professor of physical geography to co-lead the development of the geography program. Familiarity with geomatics and the ability to communicate in French are considered assets. In addition to full participation in undergraduate program and curriculum development, responsibilities of this position include teaching and revising as necessary a broad range of current courses that include Introductory Human Geography, World Regional Geography, The Canadian North and Canadian Urban Development. As well, the successful candidate will design new courses to complement and expand the breadth of existing undergraduate human geography courses, undertake graduate teaching and supervision in the interdisciplinary Master of Arts - Integrated Studies program, carry out administration associated with course and program coordination, supervise course tutors, and participate in community service. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain research activities that complement and expand one or more of the initiatives at Athabasca University, such as Global Studies, Environmental Studies, the Athabasca River Basin Research Institute, and International Programs.

        Candidates must hold a PhD in Geography with a concentration in some field of human geography. Essential criteria include a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching in human geography; a proven research and publication record; and experience working collaboratively with colleagues and the community. The ideal candidate will show demonstrated abilities to work in a networked environment, and also be interested and experienced in distance education and open learning delivery methods, online teaching, and in developing and using innovative technology in teaching at a distance. All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.

        Please refer to the full job profile on our Web site at: https://athabascau.hua.hrsmart.com/ats/js_job_details.php?reqid=343 This is an AUFA tenure-track position located in Alberta. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience, supplemented by a generous benefits package.

        For further information regarding this position, contact Dr. Lisa Carter (Search Committee Chair) at (780) 675-6281 or via email: lisac@athabascau.ca and Dr. Lorelei Hanson (Coordinator Human Geography) at (780)988-7940 or via email: lorelei.hanson@athabascau.ca.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Applicants should forward a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees by June 8, 2009 to resume@athabascau.ca.

        Athabasca University develops and maintains an environment that supports equitable working conditions for individuals traditionally underrepresented in universities. The University is committed to employment equity, and encourages applications from women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.

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      Lakehead University
        Department of Geography
        Full Time/ 9-month Contract for Remedial Action Plan (RAP) Coordinator

        Location: Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

        Start Date: July 2nd, 2009

        Duties: The Remedial Action Plan (RAP) Coordinator will work closely with representatives from government agencies such as Environment Canada, the Ministry of Natural Resources, Ministry of the Environment, municipal and First Nation governments and other stakeholder groups in the Thunder Bay and Nipigon region. The Coordinator will facilitate the assessment of the current status of ecosystem impairments and develop priority actions for Nipigon Bay and Thunder Bay Remedial Action Plans. Specific duties include:

        • Review and report on progress of environmental recovery to the RAP Team, public advisory committee and other stakeholders;
        • Develop and implement a strategy for involvement and information exchange among the RAP team and the public advisory committee;
        • Facilitate and/or encourage the necessary monitoring, planning, design and construction of projects in association with municipalities and community groups.

        Qualifications:

        • Knowledge and experience in the field of environmental science, or environmental studies relevant to the position Well developed interpersonal, communication and presentation skills and the ability to work with a range of community stakeholders
        • Ability to apply analytical, evaluation and interpretative skills and to write professional reports
        • Organizational and team leadership skills to effectively manage a variety of projects
        • Judgment in handling complex and contentious issues
        • Working knowledge of computers and software applications (word processing, spreadsheets, email, Internet)
        • Experience with biological monitoring techniques and equipment is preferred but not essential
        • Experience in website development and management is useful but not required
        • Experience administering grant contracts is useful but not required.

        Wage/Salary: Weekly salary range $1050 - $1250 (Includes Salary and Benefits)

        Job Hours: 40 hours per week

        Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) and the names and contact information of two references in an e-mail attachment AND hard copies by mail/fax to:

        Dr. Robert Stewart
        Department of Geography
        Lakehead University
        955 Oliver Road
        Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
        Tel: 807-766-7181
        Fax: 807-343-8380
        Email: rob.stewart@lakeheadu.ca

        An equal opportunity employer.

        Expires: June 12, 2009 @ 4:30 pm.
        We appreciate your interest; only those to be interviewed will be notified.

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    May 17, 2009
      Memorial University - Sir Wilfred Grenfell College
        Corner Brook campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland
        Tenure Track Position in Environmental Policy -- Assistant or Associate Professor
        (VPA# GRSS 2009 001)

        Sir Wilfred Grenfell College, the Corner Brook campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland, is a liberal arts and science institution with an expanding interdisciplinary environmental research focus. The College’s distinctive multi- and interdisciplinary four-year Bachelor’s degrees include Environmental Studies, Sustainable Resource Management, Environmental Science, and Tourism. Small classes permit a balance between teaching and research. Opportunities exist to develop research collaborations with staff from both provincial and federal agencies located on campus or in the immediate vicinity of Corner Brook. We seek candidates who are or who show promise to be exceptional researchers and teachers and who will become engaged in our community.

        Corner Brook (population 22,000) is a safe and friendly city in an area of great natural beauty near world-class recreation and cultural facilities. The city is approximately 80 kilometers from Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and 10 kilometers from Marble Mountain, one of Eastern Canada’s premier downhill ski resorts.

        Tenure Track position in Environmental Policy at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to commence December 1, 2009. VPA# GRSS 2009 001. We encourage applications from candidates specializing in environmental policy from a variety of fields including law, public policy, geography, political science, economics, sociology, and environmental studies. Specific area of expertise may include environmental law, renewable and non-renewable resources, land use planning, international environmental policy, climate change, or conservation. The successful candidate will be a member of the Environmental Studies Program Unit and will contribute to the ongoing development of the Environmental Policy Institute and the proposed Master’s in Environmental Policy. The teaching load (graduate and undergraduate courses related to environmental policy) will be commensurate with program building responsibilities and contributions. Ph.D. or near completion required. Candidates must have demonstrated research success in environmental policy (or a closely related field) and teaching effectiveness.

        A completed doctorate is required for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he or she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of his or her term appointment, he or she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree.

        The position is subject to budgetary approval. For details about this position and application procedures, visit our website: http://www.swgc.mun.ca/admin/Pages/tenure.aspx

        Deadline for receipt of applications is August 1, 2009. A letter of application along with a curriculum vitae, up to three peer-reviewed publications, a teaching dossier including evaluations, and the names of three references should be sent to:

        Dr. William Iams, Vice-Principal
        Sir Wilfred Grenfell College
        Memorial University of Newfoundland
        Corner Brook, NL A2H 6P9
        Phone: (709) 637-6231; Fax: (709) 637-6218; Email: vice-principal@swgc.mun.ca

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

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    May 11, 2009
      University of Toronto Scarborough
        Department of Social Sciences
        Limited-Term Appointment in International Development Studies / Social Anthropology
        (Assistant Professor 0900280)

        The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applicants for a one-year contractually limited appointment in the field of International Development Studies / Social Anthropology.

        The Department is looking for an individual with teaching experience and research interests in international health policy, and anthropological perspectives on development and/or health. The person appointed will teach 5 semester-long courses from among the following:

        • International Health Policy Analysis
        • Issues in International Health
        • Project Management
        • Development, Inequality and Social Change in Latin America
        • Anthropological Perspectives on Development
        • Medical Anthropology.

        Ph.D. preferred at the time of appointment, but applications from ABD candidates will also be considered. The appointment will commence July 1, 2009 ending June 30, 2010. Salary will be commensurate with rank and experience.

        Additional information on the Department can be obtained at: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci/

        Course descriptions can be obtained at: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~registrar/calendars/calendar/Table_of_Contents.html

        Applications should be addressed to: Professor Ted Relph, Chair, Department of Social Sciences and submitted via e-mail to socscichair@utsc.utoronto.ca. Applications should include curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, and the names and e-mail addresses of three referees. Applications must be received by May 31, 2009.

        The University of Toronto Scarborough is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    May 9, 2009
      University of Toronto Scarborough
        Department of Social Sciences
        Limited-Term Appointment in Health Studies, at the rank of Assistant Professor

        The Department of Social Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough invites applicants for a three-year contractually limited term appointment in Health Studies, at the rank of Assistant Professor. Appointment will commence July 1, 2009 ending June 30, 2012.

        The Department is looking for an individual with teaching experience and research interests in health issues with reference to policy analysis in Canada. The core courses include an in-depth study of health issues at different stages of the life cycle as well as a focus on the theory and analytic techniques relevant to health studies. The person appointed will teach 5 semester-long courses from among, but not limited to, the following:

        • Plagues and Peoples
        • Health, Aging and the Life Cycle
        • Issues in Child Health and Development
        • Foundations in Health Studies
        • Women and Health

        Ph.D. preferred at the time of appointment, but applications from ABD candidates will also be considered. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        Additional information on the Department can be obtained at: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci/ Course descriptions can be obtained at: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~registrar/calendars/calendar/Table_of_Contents.html

        Applications should be addressed to:

        Professor Ted Relph
        Chair, Department of Social Sciences
        and submitted via e-mail to HlthStudiesSearch@utsc.utoronto.ca.

        Applications should include curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, and the names and e-mail addresses of three referees. Applications must be received by June 5th, 2009.

        The University of Toronto Scarborough is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    May 8, 2009
      University of Toronto
        Department of Geography and Program in Planning
        Limited-Term Assistant Professor in Geography and Planning

        The Department of Geography and Program in Planning, University of Toronto, invite applications for a contractually limited term appointment (CLTA) at the rank of Assistant Professor for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2009, with the possibility of extending two additional years pending the availability of funding. The appointment will be in the areas of urban-economic and/or development geography and planning. Possible areas of research and teaching expertise include political economy of cities, regional development and policy, postcolonial urbanism, urban geography, transnational feminism, and critical development studies. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        The appointee will be expected to contribute to graduate teaching only (in the Doctoral and Master’s programs in the Department of Geography and Program in Planning) and maintain an active research program. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in geography, planning or a closely related field, a record of high quality scholarly research and publications, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Any inquiries about the position should be sent to chair@geog.utoronto.ca. Additional information on the Department of Geography and Program in Planning can be found at www.geog.utoronto.ca.

        Please submit your applications via the online university jobsite at www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm. To access the ad, select 'review our current academic positions' and search job number 0900292, or keywords 'urban, economic, development’ in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

        If you are unable to use the online system, we will also accept hard copy applications. These may be mailed to:

        Professor Virginia W. Maclaren, Chair
        Department of Geography and Program in Planning
        University of Toronto, Room 5047, Sidney Smith Hall
        100 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3G3

        Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, examples of publications, and materials relevant to teaching experience. Applicants should also ask three referees to write letters directly to Professor Maclaren, chair@geog.utoronto.ca.

        The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. We offer opportunities to work in many collaborative programs, including Aboriginal, Canadian, ethno-cultural, sexual diversity, gender and women's studies. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

        All materials must be received by 27 May 2009.

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      Université de Montréal
        Department of Geography
        Assistant/Associate Professor of Human Geography - Water Governance and Management

        As part of its research and teaching in environment and sustainable development, the Department of Geography at the Université de Montréal invites applications for a tenure-track position as assistant or associate professor of Human Geography, effective December 1, 2009, (subject to budget approval). The Department is particularly interested in candidates with solid expertise in water governance and management.

        The candidate is expected to teach all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, develop an original world-class research program, and attract funding from external sources. For more information about the Department of Geography, please see our Web site at: www.geog.umontreal.ca.

        Interested parties should send an application package by June 30, 2009, including a curriculum vitae, a description of teaching interests, a research proposal (maximum 3 pages) and reprints of their three most significant research contributions. Three letters of reference should also be sent separately.

        The complete package must be sent to the following address:

        M. François Courchesne, directeur
        Réf: Poste de professeur en géographie humaine
        Département de géographie
        Université de Montréal
        C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
        Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7


        Professeure ou professeur en géographie humaine: Gestion et gouvernance de l’eau

        Le Département de géographie sollicite des candidatures pour un poste de professeure ou de professeur à plein temps au rang d’adjoint ou d’agrégé en géographie humaine ayant préférablement une spécialisation dans le domaine de la gestion et gouvernance de l’eau.

        Fonctions:

        Enseignement aux trois cycles, encadrement d’étudiants aux études supérieures, recherche et publications scientifiques, et participation au fonctionnement de l’Université.

        Les personnes intéressées trouveront des renseignements sur le Département de géographie en consultant la page Web suivante: http://www.geog.umontreal.ca/

        Exigences:

        • Doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline connexe.
        • Excellentes aptitudes pour l’enseignement et la recherche.
        • L’enseignement est dispensé en français à l’Université de Montréal. Une bonne connaissance de la langue française est donc essentielle.

        Traitement:

        L’Université de Montréal offre un salaire concurrentiel, jumelé à une gamme complète d’avantages sociaux.

        Entrée en fonction:

        À compter du 1er décembre 2009 (sous réserve d’approbation budgétaire).

        Le dossier composé d’une lettre de présentation, d’un curriculum vitæ, d’une proposition de programme de recherche (3 pages maximum), d’une présentation des intérêts en enseignement ainsi que d’un exemplaire de (3) publications importantes, doit parvenir à l’adresse ci-dessous au plus tard à midi le 30 juin 2009. Trois lettres de recommandation doivent également être expédiées, sous pli séparé, à la même adresse, soit :

        M. François Courchesne, directeur
        Réf: Poste de professeur en géographie humaine
        Département de géographie
        Université de Montréal
        C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
        Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7

        Les procédures de nomination en vigueur à l’Université de Montréal prévoient que tous les dossiers de candidatures puissent être consultés par tous les professeurs membres de l’assemblée départementale. Toute personne désirant que sa candidature demeure confidentielle jusqu’à l’établissement de la liste restreinte (candidatures retenues pour entrevue) est priée de le mentionner dans sa lettre d’accompagnement.

        Conformément aux exigences prescrites en matière d'immigration au Canada, cette annonce s'adresse en priorité aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents. L'Université de Montréal souscrit au principe d'accès à l'égalité en emploi et invite les femmes, les membres des minorités visibles et ethniques, les autochtones et les personnes handicapées à poser leur candidature.

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      Kwantlen Polytechnic University
        Department of Geography
        Physical Geography Instructor - Competition Number 09-61

        The Geography Department invites applications for two, 1-year, 50% contract positions (non-regular Type 2) in Physical Geography beginning in September 2009. Expertise in Geomorphology and Hydrology, with extensive field experience, is required. The ability to teach a course in Introductory Atmospheric Science would also be an asset. A Ph.D. in Geography is preferred, but ABD candidates will also be considered.

        The Geography Dept. currently offers a BA minor degree in Geography with a distinctive focus on sustainability and the human response to current environmental change. Kwantlen Polytechnic University provides an exceptional work environment that includes a focus on teaching excellence, small classes, and good collegiality. Our faculty are passionate professionals who love to teach. We take pride in our student-centered and experiential learning approach to education. Kwantlen's degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global employment markets. To support our growth, the institution has undergone expansion projects worth $78 million. Our unique regional university serves the diverse communities of the South Fraser region, with campuses in Surrey, Richmond, Langley, and Cloverdale. Our location in the greater Vancouver area means you will be living in one of the world's most desirable cities.

        A complete application includes a covering letter, curriculum vitae, sample course outlines, peer and student reviews, a statement on teaching philosophy, and the names of three referees. Short listed applicants will be required to provide copies of transcripts.

        The search committee will begin reviewing applications on May 29, 2009.

        Please forward your application quoting the competition number to:

        Human Resource Services
        Kwantlen Polytechnic University
        20901 Langley By-Pass, Langley, BC V3A 8G9
        or email to employ@kwantlen.ca
        No telephone enquiries please.

        We thank all applicants for their interest in Kwantlen Polytechnic University However, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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    April 7, 2009
      Nipissing University - Muskoka Campus
        Department of Geography
        Summer Instructor in Human/Social & Cultural Geography

        The Department of Geography at Nipissing University invites applications for two contract summer courses in Geography to be taught at the Muskoka Campus of Nipissing University. The Muskoka Campus is located at 125 Wellington Street in Bracebridge, Ontario. The successful candidate will be required to teach GEOG 1016 (3cr), Introduction to Human Geography from June 4th until July 2nd and GEOG 2215 (6cr), Cultural and Social Geography, from July 4th until August 18th

        Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD in Geography, and a demonstrated ability to teach at the undergraduate level.

        The deadline for receiving applications is April 30, 2009, and will continue until the position is filled. A letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation and teaching evaluations (if available) should be sent to:

        Dr David Rowbotham
        Chair of Geography
        Nipissing University
        100 College Drive, North Bay, ON P1B 8L7

        The Selection Committee would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Nipissing University; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Nipissing University is an equal opportunity employer

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    April 2, 2009
      Lakehead University
        Department of Geography
        Instructor in Geography

        Due to sabbatical leaves and research release time, the Geography Department, Lakehead University is seeking an instructor or instructors to teach the equivalent of three full courses over the fall and winter terms of the 2009-2010 academic year. The courses include Geography 1120 (Environmental Issues: A Geographical Approach – full year), Geography 2511 (Economic Geography – one term), and any three of the following one term geography courses: 3731 (Urban Residential Structure), 3751 (Retail Geography), 3631 (Geography of Canada), 3811 (Political Geography), 3911 (Special Topic), 4731 (Urban Geography), 4771 (Sustainable Communities), 4911 (Special Topic). Special topics courses are used to introduce subject matter not covered by any of our existing courses.

        The ideal candidate will be a recent PhD or someone nearing completion of a PhD in Urban / Economic geography who could assume a 3 Full Course Equivalent package at various year levels of our undergraduate program. Consideration will also be given to applicants interested in less than a 3 FCE package. The minimum requirement is a Masters degree. Remuneration will be on a per course basis according to the stipends specified in the Lakehead University Faculty Association collective agreement (www.lufa.org/Agreement.htm)

        Candidates are asked to submit a letter of application indicating the courses they would be interested in teaching, a current CV, and contact information for three persons who could be contacted as references to:

        Dr. Brian Lorch
        Department of Geography
        Lakehead University
        Thunder Bay, ON P7B 5E1
        or by e-mail to: geography@lakeheadu.ca

        Applications will be received until the position(s) are filled. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Lakehead University is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, individuals within visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities

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    March 30, 2009
      Brock University
        Department of Geography
        Limited-Term Appointment in Geomatics

        The Department of Geography invites applications for a 12 month limited-term appointment, subject to final budgetary approval, at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2009. We are seeking a Geographer with a specialization in Geomatics to teach the following second, third and fourth year courses: Foundations of Geomatics (GEOG 2P07), Geographic Information Systems (GEOG 3P05), Remote Sensing (GEOG 3P07) and Advanced Remote Sensing (GEOG 4P07).

        Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline, or be close to completion, and should demonstrate successful teaching experience. Applicants should submit by May 1, 2009 a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching and research ability, and three confidential letters of reference to:

        Dr. Hugh Gayler
        Chair, Department of Geography
        Brock University
        St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1
        Fax to 905-688-6369 or Email to vwagg@brocku.ca

        Must be followed by a hard copy.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http://www.brocku.ca/humanrights and include the completed form with their application. More information on Brock University can be found on the University?s website www.brocku.ca.

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    March 19, 2009
      Nipissing University
        Department of Geography
        Two Nine Month Limited-Term Appointments

        Nipissing University invites applications for two nine-month limited term sabbatical replacement positions, one in Physical Geography and the other in Human Geography, beginning August 01, 2009, subject to final budgetary approval. Applicants for both positions should have a Ph.D. or be near completion.

        Candidates for the positions should be qualified and prepared to teach a selection of courses (totaling 18 credits) from the following:

          Physical Geography:

        • Geog 1017 – Introduction to Physical Geography (3 cr. x two terms)
        • Geog 2016 – Field and Lab Techniques in Physical Geography (3 cr.)
        • Geol 2021 – Geology of Earth Resources (3 cr.)
        • Geog 2027 – Quantitative Analysis (3 cr.)
        • Geog 2106 – Geomorphology (3 cr.)
        • Geog 3105 – Climatology (6 cr.)
        • Geog 3397 – Introduction to Soil Science (6 cr.)
        • Geog 4136 – Applied Climatology (3 cr.)
        • Geog 4137 – Paleoclimatology & Climate Change (3 cr.)
        • Geog 4906 – Selected Topics in Physical Geography (3 cr.)

          Human Geography:

        • Geog 1016 – Introduction to Human Geography ((3 cr. x two terms)
        • Geog 2306 – Economic Geography (3 cr.)
        • Geog 3607 – Selected Regions of Western Europe (3 cr.)
        • Geog 4227 – Social and Cultural Geography of the City (3 cr.)
        • Geog 4317 – Issues in Economic Geography and Development (3 cr.)
        • Geog 4907 – Selected Topics in Human Geography (3 cr.)

        Consideration of applications will begin April 30, 2009 and will continue until the positions are filled. Candidates should clearly indicate their areas of teaching. A letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy (including teaching evaluations), samples of scholarly work, and contact information for three references should be sent to:

        Dr. Craig Cooper
        Dean of Arts & Science
        Nipissing University
        100 College Drive
        North Bay, Ont. P1B 8L7
        e-mail: asfacpos@nipissingu.ca
        Fax: 705-474-3072

        The Selection Committee would like to thank all applicants for their interest in Nipissing University; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

        Nipissing University is an equal opportunity employer.

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    March 18, 2009
      Trent University
        Department of Geography
        Nine Month Limited-Term Appointment as Lecturer/Assistant Professor

        Applications are invited by the Department of Geography for a nine month limited-term appointment at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor level, to teach the following courses commencing September 1, 2009. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

        • GEOG/CAST 2710H (271H) (fall term) Cities: An Introduction to Urban Geography;
        • GEOG/CAST 3710H (371H) (winter term) Urban Planning;
        • GEOG/CAST 3760H (376H) (winter term) The Rural-Urban Fringe;
        • GEOG/CAST 3800H (380H) (fall term) Regional Economic Geography of Canada.
        • The position also involves supervision of Honours Theses.

        In general, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a willingness to develop challenging and innovative approaches to teaching, as well as an ability to work closely with colleagues and students. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be near completion and have undergraduate teaching experience.

        The undergraduate curriculum of the Department of Geography emphasizes small group teaching and fieldwork. Additional information on the Department and the University can be obtained at http://www.trentu.ca/geography.

        Trent University is an employment equity employer and especially invites applications from women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

        Applicants must include with the letter of application: a curriculum vitae, the names (with contact information) of three possible referees and samples of teaching evaluations.

        Deadline for receipt of complete applications is April 30, 2009.

        Applications should be sent to:

        Professor Cheryl McKenna Neuman, Chair
        Department of Geography
        Trent University
        1600 West Bank Drive
        Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8.
        Voice: 705 748-1011 ext 7307; Fax: 705 748-1205
        Email: cmckneuman@trentu.ca

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    March 17, 2009
      York University
        Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering
        Full-Time Tenure Track Appointment in Space Science at the Associate/Full Professor Level

        The Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering invites applications for a full-time tenure track appointment in Space Science at the Associate or Full Professor level. The position will commence July 1, 2009 or as soon as possible thereafter. All positions at York University are subject to budgetary approval.

        Space Science at York University focuses on the study of the atmosphere from space, including the design and use of satellite instrumentation, the analysis of satellite data, and related areas (see http://www.yorku.ca/esse for more details.) The successful candidate must have a proven record in space instrument development and the capacity to lead major space science projects. Familiarity with the Canadian space program will be an asset. The successful candidate will also be expected to already have or develop strong externally funded research programs and contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering is affiliated with the Centre for Research in Earth and Space Science (CRESS) which has excellent facilities for the development and test of space instruments.

        Salary: Commensurate with qualifications.

        Applicants should submit by 15 April 2009 (in hard copy) a letter of application; their curriculum vitae including a summary of their major research contributions; an outline of their research plans; and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent by the same date to: Professor Ian McDade, Chair, Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, Faculty of Science and Engineering, 102 Petrie Science Building, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada; Tel: 416-736-2100 x 77757; Fax: 416-736-5817; Email: mcdade@yorku.ca.

        York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

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      Athabasca University
        Centre for Global and Social Analysis
        Tenure-track Position at the Assistant Professor level (or Junior Associate Professor)

        Athabasca University, Canada’s Open University, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level (a junior Associate Professor may be considered) within the Centre for Global and Social Analysis. The successful candidate will advance the research and learning objectives of the geography program and will be imaginative, innovative, highly motivated, self-directed, well organized, and possess outstanding communication and team-building skills.

        Athabasca University is currently developing four-year Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science degrees in Geography. We are searching for a dynamic scholar with a creative understanding of the full breadth of human geography. This colleague will be part of an interdisciplinary team and will work closely with the professor of physical geography to co-lead the development of the geography program. Familiarity with geoinformatics applications and the ability to communicate in French are considered assets.

        In addition to full participation in undergraduate program and curriculum development, responsibilities of this position include teaching and revising as necessary a broad range of current courses that include Introductory Human Geography, World Regional Geography, The Canadian North and Canadian Urban Development. As well, the successful candidate will design new courses to complement and expand the breadth of existing undergraduate human geography courses, undertake graduate teaching and supervision in the interdisciplinary Master of Arts - Integrated Studies program, carry out administration associated with course and program coordination, supervise course tutors, and participate in community service. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain research activities that complement and expand one or more of the initiatives at Athabasca University, such as Global Studies, Environmental Studies, the Athabasca River Basin Research Institute, and International Programs.

        Candidates must hold a PhD in Geography with a concentration in some field of human geography. Essential criteria include a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching in human geography, a proven research and publication record, and experience working collaboratively with colleagues and the community. The ideal candidate will show demonstrated abilities to work in a networked environment, and also be interested and experienced in distance education and open learning delivery methods, online teaching, and in developing and using innovative technology in teaching at a distance. All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.

        This is an AUFA tenure-track position located in Alberta. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience, supplemented by a generous benefits package. For further information contact Lisa Carter 1-780-675-6281

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Applicants should forward a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees to resume@athabascau.ca.

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    March 13, 2009
      Université du Québec à Montréal
        Didactique de la géographie

        L'UQAM est à la recherche de professeure, professeur pour le département de géographie afin de combler le poste suivant : Didactique de la géographie

        Traitement: Selon la convention collective SPUQ-UQAM. Une description détaillée de ce poste, y compris les exigences et le délai pour poser votre candidature, est disponible dans Internet à http://www.rhu.uqam.ca/

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    February 17, 2009
      Dalhousie University
        School for Resource and Environmental Studies
        Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Biophysical Geography

        The School for Resource and Environmental Studies provides a dynamic setting for creative interdisciplinary scholarship. Building on a well- established foundation of research, teaching and community service, the School is poised for growth with expanded roles in undergraduate and graduate education within the Faculty of Management. The School is seeking an assistant professor to begin duties in July 2009.

        We seek applicants with interdisciplinary competences in biophysical geography. In particular, applicants must demonstrate strong research and teaching aptitude in spatial analysis, environmental informatics, and quantitative methods for biophysical sciences. Preference will be given to applicants with scholarly expertise in the areas of renewable energy and water resources.

        The School for Resource and Environmental Studies is part of the Faculty of Management, which has a unique commitment to values-based management and interdisciplinary research and learning. The successful candidate will be encouraged to work with like-minded colleagues in Dalhousie´s new College of Sustainability as well as sister units in the Faculty including the School of Business Administration, School of Information Management, School of Public Administration, and Marine Affairs Program. Information about the School for Resource and Environmental Studies may be found at http://sres.management.dal.ca.

        A completed PhD, evidence of effectiveness, capability and interest in teaching both large and small undergraduate classes as well as graduate classes, ability and willingness to work with colleagues, and demonstrated potential to develop a strong research proram are required. Supervision of master´s theses and internships, as well as PhD theses, is expected. Experience with methods and approaches for distance education is a clear asset.

        Applications must be received no later than 20 March 2009. Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, and three letters of reference forwarded directly from the referees by email or post:

        Peter N. Duinker, Chair, Search Committee
        School for Resource and Environmental Studies
        Faculty of Management
        Dalhousie University
        6100 University Avenue
        Halifax NS Canada B3H 3J5
        Email: sres@dal.ca

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an employment equity/affirmative action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

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      Simon Fraser University
        Faculty of Environment
        Dean Opportunity for new Faculty of Environment

        After 44 years of innovative teaching, research, and community outreach, Simon Fraser University (SFU) has become a university of choice for students who seek academic excellence and a diverse experience. As one of ‘Canada’s Top 100 Employers’, SFU is also a preferred destination for high quality faculty and staff. With three campuses, 26,000 undergrad students, 4,000 grad students, 100,000 alumni and over 800 tenure-track faculty, SFU is a stimulating and vibrant organization that promotes connectedness and a spirit of community.

        As SFU continues to grow, it has reorganized to create a new Faculty of Environment, with an interdisciplinary mandate. As the founding Dean, you will work with the Vice-President, Academic & Provost and decanal colleagues to shape the Faculty to meet the demands of a changing world. You will support academic excellence and innovation and promote originality in research, scholarship and teaching. You will build an engaging student experience and will attract and support creative faculty members who excel at teaching and research.

        Holding a Ph.D., drawing upon past administrative successes in a university or equivalent organization, and known to be an inspiring leader with a clear and persuasive vision, the new Dean will forge a strong sense of cohesion and collaboration internally and externally. The Dean will understand the importance of studying the environment from perspectives drawn from natural science, social science, and the humanities. He/she will demonstrate a strong commitment to students and will have a proven record of personal scholarly activity. This is an exciting opportunity for an academic leader whose passion, creativity and strategic skills will enhance the impact the new Faculty will have on the broader community.

        To submit your resume and related information online, please visit www.rayberndtson.ca/en/careers/8272. For further information about this opportunity, please contact Caroline Jellinck, Amy Gill or Alessandra Morzan at Ray & Berndtson in our Vancouver office at (604) 685-0261.

        Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, although Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

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    February 15, 2009
      Université du Québec à Montréal
        Département de géographie
        Poste de Professeur en Didactique de la Géographie: Spécialiste en Géographie Politique et Touristique

        L’UQAM recherche les ressources humaines les plus qualifiées afin de s’assurer un développement de qualité dans tous les domaines d’activité, tout en assurant le renouvellement de son corps professoral.

        SOMMAIRE DE LA FONCTION:

        • Enseignement et encadrement aux trois cycles
        • Recherche dans le domaine
        • Services à la collectivité

        EXIGENCES

        • Doctorat (ou en voie d'obtention) en géographie ou dans une discipline connexe
        • Avoir démontré une aptitude à l'enseignement et à la recherche
        • Avoir démontré un intérêt dans le domaine de la didactique de la géographie
        • Excellente maîtrise du français parlé et écrit

        DATE D'ENTRÉE EN FONCTION: 1er juin 2009

        TRAITEMENT: Selon la convention collective SPUQ-UQAM

        L'Université souscrit à un programme d'accès à l'égalité en emploi et un programme d'équité en emploi pour les femmes, les membres des minorités visibles, les autochtones et les personnes handicapées. Toutes les personnes qualifiées sont invitées à poser leur candidature, mais la priorité sera donnée aux canadiennes, canadiens et aux résidentes, résidents permanents.

        Les personnes intéressées sont priées de faire parvenir un curriculum vitae en français, détaillé, daté et signé, incluant trois lettres de recommandation AVANT LE 6 MARS 2009, 17h00 à :

        Monsieur Yves Baudouin, directeur
        Département de géographie
        Université du Québec à Montréal
        C.P. 8888 Succursale Centre-Ville
        Montréal, Québec, H3C 3P8
        Téléphone: (514) 987-3000 poste 3253
        Télécopieur: (514) 987-6784
        Internet: http://www.rhu.uqam.ca

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    February 9, 2009
      University of Waterloo
        School of Planning
        Tenure-track Position in Applied Ecology and Sustainable Community Planning

        The School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, invites applications for a tenure-track position for a specialist with a focus on the interface between applied ecology and sustainable community planning. The ideal candidate will apply knowledge of relevant biophysical/ecological processes in any of the following: planning of green cities, urbanizing regions, healthy communities or related specializations. The position requires an excellent knowledge of both urban and natural ecologies and should possess a strong theoretical and practical understanding of environmental planning.

        The successful candidate will teach and advise in both undergraduate and graduate programs including the supervision of doctoral research, and carry out an active research program in environmental planning. The nature of the appointment and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applicants should qualify for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners. Normally, applicants must be doctoral graduates with degrees earned before September 2009. Candidates should have proven records of research or be able to demonstrate the potential for high quality research to advance towards tenure in the School. A senior level appointment requires an established record of innovative research and publications ability to attract and work with high caliber graduate students and a willingness to play a major role in the intellectual and administrative life of the School. Applications must be received in hard copy and will include a letter of application – stating career objectives, approach to learning and teaching and research goals; a current curriculum vitae, and the names along with contact information of four referees. The first stage in the review of applications will be based on the letter of application and CV. References will be contacted by the School’s Appointment Committee for those being considered in the second stage of review. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2009 or as soon thereafter as possible. Applications must be received by April 30, 2009. Please send application package to:

        Dr. Clarence Woudsma
        Director, School of Planning,
        Faculty of Environment
        University of Waterloo
        Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
        cwoudsma@uwaterloo.ca

        The School of Planning is part of the Faculty of Environment that includes a Department of Environment and Resource Studies, and a Department of Geography and Environmental Management. In addition, it has a Heritage Resource Centre that undertakes research and professional education involving both natural and built environments, and a Mapping Analysis and Design technical unit that provides computing facilities and professional staff to support teaching and research in GIS, remote sensing, computer aided design, modeling and simulation. Additional information about the School and the Faculty may be found at: http://www.fes.uwaterloo.ca/planning/. The successful candidate will be able to consult and participate broadly with colleagues in the Faculty and will have access to advanced computing and other research and teaching facilities.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native people, and persons with disabilities.

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      University of Waterloo
        School of Planning
        Tenure-track Position in Urban Planning

        The School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Urban Planning that will provide an economic perspective to complement the School’s strengths in infrastructure and sustainable community planning.

        The candidate will have expertise in areas such as: urban economics, public finance, infrastructure development and financing, land development, real estate, and regional competitiveness. Professional planning or related experience is an asset.

        The successful candidate will teach and advise in both undergraduate and graduate programs including the supervision of doctoral research, and carry out an active research program.

        The nature of the appointment and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applicants should qualify for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners. Normally, applicants are expected to be doctoral graduates with degrees earned before September 2009. Candidates should have proven records of research or be able to demonstrate the potential for high quality research to advance towards tenure in the School. A senior level appointment requires an established record of innovative research and publications ability to attract and work with high calibre graduate students and a willingness to play a major role in the intellectual and administrative life of the School. Applications must be received in hard copy and will include a letter of application – stating career objectives, approach to learning and teaching and research goals; a current curriculum vitae, and the names along with contact information of four referees. The first stage in the review of applications will be based on the letter of application and CV. References will be contacted by the School’s Appointment Committee for those being considered in the second stage of review. The appointment is expected to begin July 1, 2009 or as soon thereafter as possible. Applications must be received by April 30, 2009. Please send application package to:

        Dr. Clarence Woudsma
        Director, School of Planning,
        Faculty of Environment
        University of Waterloo
        Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
        cwoudsma@uwaterloo.ca

        The School of Planning is part of the Faculty of Environment that includes a Department of Environment and Resource Studies, and a Department of Geography and Environmental Management. In addition, it has a Heritage Resource Centre that undertakes research and professional education involving both natural and built environments, and a Mapping Analysis and Design technical unit that provides computing facilities and professional staff to support teaching and research in GIS, remote sensing, computer aided design, modeling and simulation. Additional information about the School of Planning and the Faculty may be found at: http://www.fes.uwaterloo.ca/planning/. The successful candidate will be able to consult and participate broadly with colleagues in the Faculty and will have access to advanced computing and other research and teaching facilities.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native people, and persons with disabilities.

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    February 5, 2009
      Thompson Rivers University
        Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Development

        Thompson Rivers University is seeking expressions of interest for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in the broad area of sustainable development. The Chair will be an associate professor or professor in an appropriate academic department, play a vital leadership role in stimulating interdisciplinary research among colleagues at TRU, nationally and internationally, and will be well recognized for excellence in guiding student research.

        In recruiting for this position TRU takes a broad view of sustainable development to include social, environmental, cultural and economic sustainability. The specific area of focus is open and TRU is committed to recruiting the strongest candidate who best complements and strengthens existing research expertise at TRU.

        The CRC program was established by the Government of Canada to attract outstanding researchers and to enable excellence in research and research training (http://www.chairs.gc.ca/ ).

        Tier 1 nominees should:

        • Be outstanding and innovative researchers whose accomplishments have made a major impact in their fields;
        • Be recognized internationally as leaders in their fields;
        • Have superior records of attracting and supervising graduate students and postdoctoral fellows (taking into account practices in the relevant field or discipline) and, as chairholders, be expected to attract excellent trainees, students and future researchers;
        • Be proposing an original, innovative research program of the highest quality.

        The position is eligible for funding through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) for equipment and infrastructure.

        Thompson Rivers University has a dynamic research environment fueled by individual passions for research and interdisciplinary collaborations. The university is home to three Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs (Community Ecosystems, E-Learning, and Cultural and Artistic Inquiry), two BC Regional Innovation Chairs (Cattle Industry Sustainability, and Aboriginal Health), and several research centres.

        Submissions should include a curriculum vitae, names of three referees, a single page research proposal, and a letter describing anticipated contribution to TRU.

        Please submit to:

        Career Opportunities, Human Resources Division
        Thompson Rivers University
        P.O. Box 3010, Kamloops, British Columbia V2C 5N3 Canada
        Fax: 1-250-828-5338
        E-mail: jobops@tru.ca

        Applications will be considered in strict confidence. Only the referees of short-listed candidates will be contacted with the consent of the candidate.

        Review will begin March 1, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.

        Applicants from Canada and elsewhere are encouraged. TRU hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principle of equity in employment. As part of its commitment to Employment Equity, TRU encourages applications from qualified members of the four designated groups: women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and visible minorities. Applicants are invited to identify themselves if they belong to any of the four designated groups.

        For further information, please contact:

        Dr. Nancy Van Wagoner, Associate Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies, nvanwagoner@tru.ca

        Background

        Thompson Rivers University is a comprehensive university that offers academic, professional, trades and technology programs. TRU is dedicated to undergraduate research, to infusing research as part of the student experience, and to increasing its capacity in research and graduate studies. Located in the beautiful semi-arid grasslands of the southern interior region of British Columbia, the university has strong ties with the community and a solid record of pure and applied research and technology transfer. Unique research facilities include a range of state of the art analytical equipment including a new 500 MHz NMR, CE-MS, STEM, research greenhouse, GIS infrastructure, elemental analyzer, meat science laboratory, biocatalyst and bio-product development facility, a complete trades infrastructure, and an advanced robotics facility. TRU has close ties with the Kamloops Water Quality and Research Centre - one of the world's largest membrane treatment facilities, the Kamloops Range and Research Unit of Agri-Food Canada, local government ministries, non-governmental organizations, and the business community. TRU is an international campus with about 10 percent international students from more than 70 countries, an additional 1,600 students enrolled with partner institutions overseas, and international partnerships and projects in more than 45 countries.

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    February 3, 2009
      Mount Allison University
        Department of Geography and Environment
        Nine Month Full-Time Sessional Position at the Lecturer or Assistant Professor level

        The Department of Geography and Environment at Mount Allison University invites applications for a nine month full-time sessional position at the Lecturer or Assistant Professor level, commencing August 1, 2009, subject to budgetary approval. This sabbatical replacement position seeks a candidate with teaching and research expertise in physical geography/environmental science. The successful candidate would teach four courses (two each term) including: Introductory-level Physical Geography and a second-year level course on Weather and Climate, with a choice of two other departmental offerings, such as Geomorphology, Coastal Geomorphology, Environmental Science Field Methods, etc. Applicants should possess a Ph.D., or be nearing completion, and be committed to teaching and research within the framework of the newly formed programme in Geography and Environment.

        Mount Allison University has earned a national reputation for its excellent undergraduate programs. This has enabled the University to recruit highly motivated students drawn from a diversity of origins and backgrounds. Enrolments in the Geography and Environment are extremely healthy (Visit us at http://www.mta.ca/faculty/socsci/geograph/). An application should include a cover letter indicating the courses or areas in which the applicant is prepared to teach, a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, and the names of three referees, and should be sent in electronic format to:

        Dr. Michael Fox
        Professor & Chair of the Search Committee
        Department of Geography and Environment
        Mount Allison University
        144 Main Street, Sackville, NB E4L 1A7
        Tel: 506-364-2440 Fax: 506-364-2625
        E-mail: mfox@mta.ca

        Consideration of applications will commence on March 6, 2009.

        Mount Allison University welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadian and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.

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    February 2, 2009
      University of Manitoba
        Department of Environment and Geography
        Full Time Appointment, at the Rank of Instructor 1

        The Department of Environment and Geography, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full time appointment, at the rank of Instructor 1. This position will commence July 1, 2009 or soon thereafter. The position is continuing, subject to the successful completion of a probationary period.

        Minimum qualifications are a Master’s degree in Geography, or related field. We are looking for an individual to teach sections of introductory geography and other courses drawn from the core of our Physical and/or Human and/or Regional Geography curriculum. The schedule of courses will balance the expertise of the successful candidate with the needs of the Department, and therefore preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated teaching ability in the areas of Human and/or Physical and/or Regional Geography. It is expected that the successful candidate will teach between 6 and 8 half-year equivalent courses per year.

        The Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources (est. 2002) is the newest Faculty at the University of Manitoba and offers degrees at the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. levels in environmental science, environmental studies, geography, geology, geophysics, and natural resources management. Further information can be obtained from http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/environment/

        The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

        Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and the names and contact information of three referees to the address below. The deadline for the receipt of applications is March 31, 2009, although the position will remain open until filled.

        Send applications to:

        Dr. Ronald Stewart, Chair, Search Committee
        c/o Aggie Roberecki
        Department of Environment and Geography
        Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
        University of Manitoba
        213 Isbister Building
        Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
        or by email to Aggie_Roberecki@Umanitoba.ca

        Further information about the position can be obtained from http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/environment/

        Please refer to position number 08615 in all correspondence.

        Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provisions of "The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy"(Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitaes may be provided to participating members of the search process.

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    January 28, 2009
      Concordia University
        Department of Geography, Planning and Environment
        Limited-Term Appointment in GIS and Cartography

        The Department of Geography, Planning and Environment at Concordia University invites applications for a limited-term appointment in GIS and Cartography. The prime responsibility will be to teach a graduate-level course in GIS and Environmental Impact Assessment, a second-year undergraduate GIS introductory course, and two sections of the first-year cartography course. Applicants should have a PhD. A record of publication and conference presentations is an asset, as well as knowledge of environmental impact assessment, and teaching experience.

        Applications should consist of a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Candidates should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to the department contact.

        Dr. David Greene
        Chair, Department of Geography, Planning and Environment
        Concordia University
        1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
        Montreal, Qc H3G 1M8
        greene@alcor.concordia.ca
        http://gpe.concordia.ca/

        This position is subject to budgetary approval and need, and is a full-time, limited-term appointment, normally at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, beginning August 15, 2009 and ending May 31, 2010. Successful candidates will normally be expected to teach three courses per semester. Under the provisions of the current CUFA collective agreement, individuals holding this position may be re-appointed twice subject to continued need.

        Review of applications will begin as they are received and will continue until the required position has been filled. All applications should reach the department no later than March 1, 2009.

        For additional information please visit our Website at: http://artsandscience1.concordia.ca/

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity.

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    January 26, 2009
      Bishop’s University
        Department of Environmental Studies and Geography
        Sessional Position (Physical Geography, Environmental Studies and GIS)

        The Department of Environmental Studies and Geography invites applications for a 10-month sessional position beginning August 1st, 2009. The candidate will be required to teach courses in Introduction to Physical Geography, Introduction to Environmental Studies and GIS. The Department is also interested in candidates with expertise in resource management from a physical or human geographic perspective. Experience working with IDRISI and/or ARC-GIS software would be advantageous. The candidate is expected to teach six 3-credit courses at the undergraduate level. Applicants should possess a Ph.D., however applicants with a Master’s degree will be considered. Teaching experience is an advantage. Information on the Department of Environmental Studies and Geography can be found at http://www.ubishops.ca/ccc/div/soc/ESG

        Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation and a statement of teaching interests and experience by May 1st, 2009. The application process will close when a suitable candidate is selected.

        Apply to:

        Dr. Norman Jones, Chair
        Department of Environmental Studies and Geography
        Bishop’s University
        Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1Z7
        njones@ubishops.ca

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    January 6, 2009
      University of Winnipeg
        Department of Geography
        Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Urban Geography

        The Department of Geography at the University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Urban Geography at the Assistant or Associate Professor level whose primary responsibilities will be to direct and develop the University's Institute of Urban Studies. Candidates should have expertise, research interests, and teaching experience in issues surrounding housing, neighbourhood and community development, and urban growth, planning, and revitalization.

        The greater part of the successful candidate's duties will be devoted to directing the Institute of Urban Studies. Established in 1969, the Institute is an independent research centre within the University which conducts research into inner city, Aboriginal, and community development issues, hosts workshops and conferences, provides expertise to community organizations, and publishes the Canadian Journal of Urban Research. Thus, in addition to their teaching and research qualifications, candidates must have experience which demonstrates the ability to manage and provide leadership for such a centre within an academic and professional environment and must have a proven track record in attracting external funding. Further information on the Institute can be found at ius.uwinnipeg.ca

        Applicants must hold a Ph.D.

        Applications, including a complete curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, should be sent to:

        Dr. W. F. Rannie
        Department of Geography
        The University of Winnipeg
        515 Portage Avenue
        Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3B 2E9

        The closing date for applications is January 15, 2009, with a starting date of July 1, 2009.

        The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is initially directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Hiring of new faculty is subject to budgetary approval.

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    December 19, 2008
      University of Waterloo
        Department of Geography and Environmental Management
        SHARCNET Research Chair in Geomatics

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure track SHARCNET Research Chair in Geomatics at the assistant professor level. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in active microwave remote sensing of sea ice dynamics and thermodynamics, and with teaching experience in Geomatics related courses. Candidates must have a Ph.D., a proven research record in the development of geophysical inversion techniques for understanding Arctic sea ice and its interactions with the global climate system, its impacts on natural and human systems, and a research program that will take advantage of SHARCNET's high-performance computing (HPC) facilities.

        SHARCNET is a consortium of colleges and universities that share a network of high performance computers, linked by advanced fibre optics. The SHARCNET Research Chair in Geomatics will be expected to enhance research, using HPC to promote interdisciplinary studies in interaction with departments, the newly established Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and partner institutions.

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Management is part of the Faculty of Environment, which also includes the Department of Environment and Resource Studies, School of Planning, Centre for Environment and Business and Centre for Knowledge Integration. For additional information see: http://www.environment.uwaterloo.ca/

        The anticipated starting date is July 1, 2009. Applications must include statements of career objectives, research interests, and the applicant’s approach to teaching and learning. Applicants must include with the letter of application a C.V. and the names (with contact information) of four referees. Referees will be contacted for those included in the short list after an initial review of applications that will commence on February 16, 2009 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

        Applications should be sent to:

        Chair, SHARCNET Research Chair Search Committee
        Department of Geography & Environmental Management
        Faculty of Environment
        University of Waterloo
        Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1

        The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native persons, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. This appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

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    December 11, 2008
      University of Guelph
        College of Social and Applied Human Sciences
        Canada Research Chair - Tier II - Care, Gender and Relationships

        The University of Guelph is seeking applications or nominations for a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Care, Gender and Relationships at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The CRC program was established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian Universities to foster world-class research excellence in the global, knowledge-based economy. Information on the Canada Research Chair program is available at www.chairs.gc.ca

        The successful candidate will develop a research program that fits with the emphasis on care, gender and relationships with attention to related themes such as evolving patterns in the provision of care related to the changing balance of personal and public responsibility, shifts in the nature of care activity for women and men, or the implications of care provision for relationships and social networks. The candidate's research program will be original, innovative, and of high quality.

        The University's Strategic Research Plan http://www.uoguelph.ca/research/facts/strategic_research_plan.shtml emphasizes globalization studies within the university theme of cultural transformation and social change. Globalization and diversity is one of five research themes in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences. Details about the College, its research strategy and Faculty are available at http://www.csahs.uoguelph.ca/research/csahs-research.

        Candidates must be established scholars with demonstrated potential of becoming world leaders in their research area. They should have a strong ability to attract excellent graduate students and have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at both the graduate and the undergraduate level. A commitment toward interdisciplinary research would be an asset. Candidates must have a PhD obtained within the last 10 years with experience in a related discipline. Disciplinary background is open but the successful candidate must be appointable within a single department or across two departments in the College. The appointment will be tenure-track at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, with reduced teaching responsibilities.

        Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a brief (1-2 page) five year research program plan, and a record of teaching effectiveness along with the names, addresses, e-mails, telephone and fax numbers of three referees by mail to:

        Dr. Kerry Daly
        Associate Dean (Research)
        Room 105, Macdonald Institute
        University of Guelph
        Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
        or by e-mail to csahsadr@uoguelph.ca.

        Enquiries can be made by telephone to (519) 824-4120 extension 52699, or by fax to (519) 766-4797. Review of applications and nominations will begin on January 15, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.

        The position is subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat. Canada Research Chairs are open to individuals of any nationality; offers will be made in accordance with the Canada Research Chairs Program and the best fit with the college and university research strategies.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

        The University of Guelph is committed to an employment equity program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We therefore particularly encourage applications from qualified aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.

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      University of Guelph
        College of Social and Applied Human Sciences
        Canada Research Chair - Tier II - Global Human Security

        The University of Guelph is seeking applications or nominations for a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Global Human Security at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The CRC program was established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian Universities to foster world-class research excellence in the global, knowledge-based economy. Information on the Canada Research Chair program is available at www.chairs.gc.ca

        The successful candidate will develop a research program that fits with the emphasis on global human security with attention to related themes such as the fundamental human rights of access to food, shelter and health care with attention to issues of sustainability in the face of global climate change, economic volatility and unstable political systems. The candidate's research program will be original, innovative, and of high quality.

        The University's Strategic Research Plan http://www.uoguelph.ca/research/facts/strategic_research_plan.shtml emphasizes globalization studies within the university theme of cultural transformation and social change. Globalization and diversity is one of five research themes in the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences. Details about the College, its research strategy and Faculty are available at http://www.csahs.uoguelph.ca/research/csahs-research.

        Candidates must be established scholars with demonstrated potential of becoming world leaders in their research area. They should have a strong ability to attract excellent graduate students and have demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at both the graduate and the undergraduate level. A commitment toward interdisciplinary research would be an asset. Candidates must have a PhD obtained within the last 10 years with experience in a related discipline. Disciplinary background is open but the successful candidate must be appointable within a single department or across two departments in the College. The appointment will be tenure-track at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, with reduced teaching responsibilities.

        Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a brief (1-2 page) five year research program plan, and a record of teaching effectiveness along with the names, addresses, e-mails, telephone and fax numbers of three referees by mail to:

        Dr. Kerry Daly
        Associate Dean (Research)
        Room 105, Macdonald Institute
        University of Guelph
        Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1
        or by e-mail to csahsadr@uoguelph.ca.

        Enquiries can be made by telephone to (519) 824-4120 extension 52699, or by fax to (519) 766-4797. Review of applications and nominations will begin on January 15, 2009 and will continue until the position is filled.

        The position is subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat. Canada Research Chairs are open to individuals of any nationality; offers will be made in accordance with the Canada Research Chairs Program and the best fit with the college and university research strategies.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

        The University of Guelph is committed to an employment equity program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We therefore particularly encourage applications from qualified aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.

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    December 8, 2008
      Brandon University
        Rural Development Institute
        Probationary (Tenure-Track) Appointment as Director, Rural Development Institute

        Brandon University invites applications for a probationary (tenure- track) appointment as Director, Rural Development Institute. Reporting to the Vice-President (Academic and Research), the Director is responsible for all aspects of the Rural Development Institute. The successful candidate is expected to provide creative leadership and direction to the Institute and to initiate, facilitate and coordinate research, long-range planning, and community development activities within the Institute. The successful candidate is expected to work effectively with faculty and students within the Master’s program in the Department of Rural Development as well as with all campus programs with a direct interest in rural issues and research. The successful candidate will have opportunities to teach at the graduate and/or undergraduate level.

        Qualifications:A Ph.D. is preferred with extensive experience in rural research and community development. Exceptional Master’s prepared candidates will also be considered. Experience in successfully leading and managing a complex organization including strategic planning, partnership building, staffing, and fiscal management is required. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence of a successful grant-receiving record from Canada’s major granting institutions. The successful candidate should have the capacity to interact, communicate and form partnerships with multiple stakeholders, generate publications such as major reports, journal articles, and newsletters; utilize electronic media such as websites and e-publishing; and develop and deliver presentations to diverse groups.

        Application Deadline: Feb. 15th, 2009

        Start Date: July 1, 2009

        Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae, the names of three references, and a sample publication to:

        Dr. Scott Grills
        Vice-President, Academic and Research
        Brandon University
        270-18th Street
        Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, R7A 6A9
        or by email to: vp_ar@brandonu.ca

        For additional information about Brandon University please visit our web site: www.brandonu.ca.

        For additional information about the Rural Development Institute, please visit the website: www.brandonu.ca/rdi.

        We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    December 1, 2008
      Saint Mary's University
        Department of Geography
        Four-Month, Full-Time Limited Term Position in Physical Geography

        The Department of Geography at Saint Mary's University invites applications for a four-month, full-time limited term position in Physical Geography at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, effective September 1, 2009, to teach three (3)one-semester courses: one introductory level course (People, Place and Environment), one second year course (Fundamentals of Physical Geography), and one third year course (Geomorphology). Applicants should hold a Ph.D in the field, or be near completion of a doctoral program, and have a demonstrated record of effectiveness in teaching undergraduate-level Geography courses.

        Saint Mary’s University is uniquely committed to serving the local, regional, national, and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. Information about the University and Department may be found at www.smu.ca.

        Letters of application accompanied by an up-to-date curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, research samples/reprints, and the names and contact information for three referees should be sent to:

        Dr. Cathy Conrad, Chair
        Department of Geography
        Saint Mary's University
        Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 3C3

        In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities. Applications sent by e-mail will not be considered. For further information, e-mail anne.baker@smu.ca, fax 902-496-8213, telephone 902-420-5736. Deadline for application is February 15, 2009.

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    November 25, 2008
      Ryerson University
        School of Urban and Regional Planning
        Position of Director of the School of Urban and Regional Planning

        Applications are invited for the position of Director of the School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University. This appointment will be for a term of five years commencing July 1, 2009 and incorporates a tenured or tenure-track faculty position.

        The School of Urban and Regional Planning offers a professionally accredited four-year undergraduate program to approximately 325 students. A Master of Planning program in Urban Development was launched in Fall 2008.

        The School is a significant contributor to planning education in Canada. It is particularly known for the quality of its applied approach to professional planning education, centered on vibrant studio-based teaching and learning, with a passionate commitment to urban vitality and community engagement. Additional information about the School can be found at www.ryerson.ca/surp.

        The Director is responsible for providing academic and administrative guidance, including management of the human and financial resources of the School, curriculum planning, program development, and community engagement. The Director will champion the School’s mission in city-building and sustainable community development, have demonstrated leadership abilities, effective management skills, coupled with an ability to support the development of scholarship, and a deep commitment to and respect for student experience that is central to the University’s mission.

        The successful candidate must have a degree in planning, should have a Ph.D. in planning or a related field, or a combination of academic and professional qualifications that are equivalent. Current membership (or eligibility for membership) in the Canadian Institute of Planners, an established reputation in the professional community, an excellent record of scholarly research and/or influential practice, and teaching experience in one of the core curriculum areas. Teaching experience in a studio setting will be an asset.

        Please forward your cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees by January 2, 2009 to:

        Usha George, Ph.D.
        Professor and Dean
        Faculty of Community Services
        Ryerson University
        350 Victoria Street
        Room SHE-697
        Toronto, ON M5B 2K3

        The position will remain open until filled.

        Ryerson University has an employment equity program and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women. Members of designated groups are encouraged to self identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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      University of Northern British Columbia
        Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management Program
        Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Outdoor Recreation and Tourism

        UNBC is a small, research intensive university with an enrolment of over 3500 students in more than 40 undergraduate and graduate academic programs. It offers a strong commitment for growth, a modern and attractive campus, and a wonderful setting in the heart of British Columbia. The ORTM Program is an innovative, integrated unit in the College of Science and Management at UNBC which focuses on the sustainable planning and management of recreation and tourism engagements in and reliant upon the natural environment. The ORTM Program is jointly administered with the Geography Program at UNBC; it has recently undergone a complete curriculum revision and an external review. Degree offerings are a BSc degree in Natural Resource Management (Major in Outdoor Recreation and Conservation), a BA degree in Nature-Based Tourism Management, as well as Master’s and PhD degrees. For more information on the program please visit http://www.unbc.ca/ortm/.

        Located in north-central BC, Prince George is a city of 80,000 people with broad cultural, educational, and recreational amenities. The city is home to a symphony orchestra, professional theatre, a WHL hockey team, a community college, and the university. Prince George is a friendly community offering a wide range of new housing at very reasonable costs. The region also offers exceptional skiing, canoeing and kayaking, fly-fishing, hiking, and mountain biking. The lakes, forests and mountains of northern and central British Columbia offer an unparalleled natural environment in which to live and work. For more information about the city of Prince George please consult www.seeyouinprincegeorge.ca.

        The University of Northern British Columbia, in conjunction with the Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management Program, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2009. The successful candidate will have a doctoral degree in recreation, tourism or a closely related field, with evidence of, or potential for, excellence in scholarship, teaching and service. The faculty member will be expected to have an active research program in topics relevant to the discipline and previous experience in teaching ORTM (and perhaps other) courses. The candidate will have general knowledge and expertise within the broad ORTM field, but will also have specialized research and teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: 1) community interactions with nature-based tourism, 2) commercial outdoor recreation/nature-based tourism issues, 3) aboriginal tourism, and/or 4) tourism’s role in natural resource management. Experience in obtaining research funds and networking with outdoor recreation and tourism professionals in British Columbia, Canada, and internationally will also be an asset.

        Applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FAORTM33-08 to:

        The Office of the Provost
        University of Northern British Columbia
        3333 University Way
        Prince George, B.C. V2N 4Z9
        Fax: (250) 960-5791

        Please direct inquiries to:

        Dr. Neil Hanlon
        Chair of the Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management Program
        Telephone (250) 960-5881, Email hanlon@unbc.ca.

        This position is being advertised subject to budgetary approval. Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

        Applications received on or before January 15, 2009, will receive full consideration; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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    November 13, 2008
      University of Saskatchewan
        School of Environment and Sustainability
        Centennial Chair in Human Dimensions of Environment and Sustainability

        The new School of Environment and Sustainability at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a Centennial Chair in Human Dimensions of Environment and Sustainability. The School conducts interdisciplinary research and graduate student education. Our vision is to create and integrate multiple understandings of natural and human environments and to be internationally known for innovative, provocative, and wide-ranging approaches to environmental sustainability. The School’s mission is to enable sustainable communities and environments through collaborative research and teaching, graduate student engagement, and community involvement. We broaden understanding and develop champions of environmental sustainability by creating, exchanging, and translating knowledge using diverse perspectives.

        Created to celebrate the University’s Centennial and to support the new School of Environment and Sustainability, the Centennial Chair will provide leadership to the School by developing a prominent research and graduate student training programme that addresses some major element of the human dimensions of environment and sustainability. The Centennial Chair will also play an important role in shaping the directions and initiatives of the new School.

        The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent qualification, be a nationally/internationally recognized scholar with a record of attracting competitively awarded research funding, and have experience or an interest in developing interdisciplinary research partnerships and approaches. Applications are welcome from strong candidates in all fields related to the human dimensions of environment and sustainability, including but not limited to policy, law, education, the humanities, and the social, natural and health sciences. The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenured or tenure-track position at an Assistant or Associate Professor level commensurate with qualifications. The Chair will be awarded for a five-year period, renewable once. The position is available on July 1, 2009. Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2009, and continue until a suitable candidate is found.

        For information about the University of Saskatchewan, please visit www.usask.ca. For information about the School of Environment and Sustainability, please visit www.usask.ca/sens.

        The University of Saskatchewan is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

        To be considered for this opportunity, please send your CV, a letter of introduction, the names of three referees, and a summary of your proposed research program, in confidence, to:

        Dr. Karsten Liber, Acting Director
        School of Environment and Sustainability
        University of Saskatchewan
        Room 230, Law Building
        15 Campus Drive
        Saskatoon, SK
        Canada S7N 5A6
        E-mail: sens.info@usask.ca

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    November 10, 2008
      Carleton University
        Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
        Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Geomatics

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (DGES) requests applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1st, 2009. DGES is a research intensive unit and is seeking to augment its expertise in Geomatics. This position will be of interest to individuals who are able to provide Geomatics instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels and complement existing research capacity in one or more of the following Geomatics subfields: spatio-temporal modeling, web-based mapping, cartographic visualization and remote sensing. Preference will be given to applicants who can also contribute to research applications in one of the two following strategic themes within DGES: Physical Geography as it relates to Northern Studies or Urban Environments. The ability to contribute to the advancement of teaching and research in quantitative and analytical methods and environmental modeling as well as foster stronger relationships in environmental and/or urban programs hosted by other units at Carleton University will be an asset.

        Applicants should have a PhD in Geography or related field at the time of appointment and a demonstrated potential to develop an externally funded research program leading to significant peer-reviewed publications. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the development and delivery of the Department’s graduate programs as well as teaching at the undergraduate level. While initial salary is to some extent negotiable, it should be understood that this is an ‘entry-level’ position, and it has been budgeted accordingly. Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to: Chair_Geography@carleton.ca.

        Hard copies of applications, including a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching performance, a summary statement of research interests and experience, and up to three publication reprints, should be sent to:

        Mike Brklacich, Professor and Chair
        Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
        Carleton University
        1125 Colonel By Drive
        Ottawa, ON K1S 5B6

        Applicants are to arrange for three referees to submit letters of reference at the time of application. Applications and supporting documents sent by email will not be considered. Consideration of applications will commence on December 15th, 2008 and continue until the Search Committee has made a final decision.

        Applicants should consult the Department’s web site at www.carleton.ca/geography for details on current research activities and course offerings.

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    November 5, 2008
      University of British Columbia
        Department of Geography
        Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Quaternary Geomorphology

        The Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Quaternary Geomorphology. The successful candidate will have research and teaching interests that contribute to existing departmental strengths, preferably including one or more of the following areas: glacial processes and landforms, reconstruction of Quaternary environments, and modelling of landscape evolution. An interest in research and teaching related to the human dimensions of environmental change would be an asset.

        Applicants should have a PhD degree in Geography or a closely related discipline, demonstrated excellence and high promise in research, and a strong commitment to teaching. The successful applicant will be expected to establish an externally funded research program, develop courses in his/her area of specialization, and contribute to the teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2009, and is subject to final budgetary approval.

        Candidates should submit electronically a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and evidence of teaching effectiveness to recruit@geog.ubc.ca. They should also arrange for four reference letters to be sent to the same e-mail address. All materials are to arrive at UBC by January 19, 2009.

        Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

        Enquiries may be directed to:
        Professor Dan Moore
        Chair, Search Committee
        Department of Geography
        University of British Columbia
        1984 West Mall
        Vancouver, BC
        V6T 1Z2
        Canada

        Fax: 604-822-6150
        Web address: www.geog.ubc.ca
        E-mail: recruit@geog.ubc.ca

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    November 4, 2008
      Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
        Human Science
        Tenure-track Professor in Rural Geography and Land-Use Planning

        Activities : Teaching, research, community services and administration
        Area:Rural Geography and land-use planning
        Requirement : Ph,D. in geography or land-use planning or related areas.
        Experience : Teaching and research with pear review publications. Some experience in land-use planning in a rural environment at a private or public level will be an asset.
        Other : Quantitative analysis and geomatics.

        At the bachelors level, the selected candidate will teach fundamental courses (land-use planning, rural geography, regional development, etc.), in the geography program. The professor will complete the multidisciplinary research areas integrated in the Master and Ph.D. programs in environmental sciences.

        The additional expertise in the land-use planning of rural environments will complement the research team in the areas of watershed management, geomatics applied to the rural environment, and land-use planning. This new resource would contribute to the development of key research activities in water related studies performed by professors from the geography and ecology departments.

        Note:

        • a native or near-native knowledge of French is a requirement
        • all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority

        Commencing: June 1, 2009
        Salary: according to the university professor collective agreement

        Applications, including two (2) copies of the curriculum vitae, two (2) confidential letters of recommendations, should be sent, by mail, e-mail or fax, directly, but no later than January 5, 2009 at 17 h to:

        Monsieur Éric Hamelin
        Directeur
        Service de la gestion des personnels
        Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
        3351, boul. des Forges, C.P. 500
        Trois-Rivières QC G9A 5H7
        E-mail : mailto:SGP@uqtr.ca
        Fax : (819) 376-5103

        The UQTR is committed to an employment equity program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We therefore particularly encourage applications from qualified aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women

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    October 31, 2008
      Université de Montréal
        Faculté des arts et des sciences
        Directeur / Directrice du Département de géographie

        Dans le cadre du développement de ses programmes de recherches et d'études en environnement, le Département de géographie de la Faculté des arts et des sciences sollicite des candidatures pour un poste de directeur ou de directrice au rang de professeur titulaire, ou de professeur agrégé avec expérience, possédant une formation en géographie humaine ou physique. Le Département est à la recherche de candidats avec une spécialisation dans un de ses domaines de recherche, en particulier, mais pas exclusivement, sur les questions relatives à la géographie urbaine, à la dynamique des géosystèmes terrestres ou à la géographie de la santé.

        Fonctions : Direction du département,
        Enseignement aux trois cycles,
        Encadrement de mémoires et de thèses,
        Recherche et rayonnement.

        Exigences : Doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline connexe,
        Expérience de l'enseignement universitaire,
        Dossier de publications exemplaire,
        Compétence administrative, leadership et expérience en gestion.

        Traitement : L'Université de Montréal offre un salaire concurrentiel, jumelé à une gamme complète d'avantages sociaux.

        Date d'entrée en fonction : Le ou après le 1er juin 2009 (sous réserve d'approbation budgétaire)

        Date de clôture des candidatures : Au plus tard à midi le 9 janvier 2009.

        Les candidat(e)s sont priés de faire parvenir, avant cette date, une lettre présentant leur vision du département et de son développement, leur curriculum vitae, une proposition de programme de recherche, un exemplaire d'un choix de trois (3) publications ainsi que le nom et l'adresse de trois (3) personnes susceptibles de fournir des lettres de recommandation à l'adresse suivante:

        Monsieur Pierre Richard
        Président du comité de sélection
        Département de géographie
        Université de Montréal
        C.P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
        Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7

        Toute personne intéressée par le poste et souhaitant des informations supplémentaires est invitée à consulter la page web du Département (http://www.geog.umontreal.ca)

        Les procédures de nomination en vigueur à l'Université de Montréal prévoient que tous les dossiers de candidatures puissent être consultés par tous les professeurs membres de l'assemblée départementale. Toute personne désirant que sa candidature demeure confidentielle jusqu'à l'établissement de la liste restreinte (candidatures retenues pour entrevue) est priée de le mentionner dans sa lettre d'accompagnement.

        Conformément aux exigences prescrites en matière d'immigration au Canada, cette annonce s'adresse en priorité aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents. L'Université de Montréal souscrit aux principes d'accès à l'égalité en emploi et invite les femmes, les membres des minorités visibles et des minorités ethniques, les personnes handicapées et les autochtones à poser leur candidature.

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    October 28, 2008
      University of Winnipeg
        Environmental Studies Program
        Program Director

        The Environmental Studies Program at The University of Winnipeg invites applications for a Program Director, who will serve for an initial five-year term with the possibility of reappointment. The successful appointee will be expected to oversee the development of new undergraduate and graduate degree programs, foster and mentor faculty, teach, and manage day-to-day operations of the program. Preparation of course schedules and budgetary management of the program will be part of the duties, as is participation in campus governance and community engagement. An important part of governance will be participating in the development and operations of the new Richardson College for the Environment and ensuring the Environmental Studies program will meet national accreditation and certification standards in the future.

        The University of Winnipeg is committed to excellence in research and undergraduate teaching. Its Environmental Studies Program "envstudies.uwinnipeg.ca", founded in 1970, is one of the first interdisciplinary environment programs in Canada. Excellent opportunities exist for collaborations with other Winnipeg-based institutions, including the University of Manitoba, Freshwater Institute, and National Research Council Institute for Biodiagnostics, and for supervision of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. The Program is eagerly anticipating the move to a state-of-the-art LEED-certified science complex, scheduled to be completed in 2010.

        The ideal candidate will provide energy and long-term commitment to continuing to develop Environmental Studies as a Centre of Excellence at the University of Winnipeg. The ideal candidate will have a strong record of research and teaching excellence and be able to demonstrate a passion and commitment towards working in an interdisciplinary program. The position is tenure stream at either the Associate or Full Professor level depending on experience and qualifications. We welcome applications in any area of environmental science, however, candidates with expertise in environmental modeling, forestry, climate change or land use research will be given preference. Applicants will also have the ability to co-ordinate the work of the Environmental Studies faculty and effectively chair the Environmental Studies Advisory Committee

        Applicants must hold a PhD in an appropriate discipline; postdoctoral experience is preferred. We expect the successful candidate to maintain a strong externally funded research program, as well as a strong teaching program focusing on regional and Canadian issues.

        Applications (hardcopy only) should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and samples of relevant reprints, and three confidential letters of reference (hardcopy only) to be sent to:

        Dr. Richard Westwood
        Acting Director, Environmental Studies Program
        University of Winnipeg
        515 Portage Avenue
        Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 2E9

        The closing date for applications is January 31, 2009, with a starting date of July 1 or September 1, 2009.

        The University of Winnipeg is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is initially directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Hiring of new faculty is subject to budgetary approval.

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    October 26, 2008
      Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
        Département des sciences humaines et CRDT
        Professeur régulier en géographie physique et SIG

        Département: Sciences humaines

        Titre du poste: Professeur régulier en géographie physique et SIG

        Fonctions: Le Département des sciences humaines de l’Université du Québec à Chicoutimi est à la recherche d’un professeur* avec spécialisation en géographie physique avec des connaissances dans le domaine des systèmes d’informations géographiques (SIG)

        Exigences: Le candidat devra posséder un doctorat dans le champ de spécialité ainsi qu’avoir de l’expérience en enseignement et en recherche au niveau universitaire. En outre, le candidat devra :

        • démontrer de la polyvalence et une capacité à travailler en équipe
        • faire la démonstration de la qualité de ses enseignements et de sa capacité d’enseigner aux trois cycles universitaires
        • faire la démonstration de sa connaissance de la langue française ecrite et parlée

        Traitement: Le traitement est établi selon les qualifications et l'expérience.

        Conditions de travail: Les conditions de travail sont régies par la convention collective en vigueur.

        Lieu de travail: Le lieu de travail est Chicoutimi et, occasionnellement les centres d’études.

        Entrée en fonction" 1er janvier 2009

        Modalités générales:Conformément aux exigences relatives à l'immigration au Canada, ce poste est offert prioritairement aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents. Toute candidature sera traitée confidentiellement. Les personnes intéressées doivent faire parvenir leur curriculum vitae complet contenant des photocopies de diplômes, de même que trois (3) lettres de recommandation en spécifiant bien le numéro du concours, sur support papier seulement, avant 17 h le 31 octobre 2008, à l'adresse suivante:

        Madame Francine Belle-Isle
        Vice-recteur à l’enseignement et à la recherche
        555, boul. de l’Université
        Chicoutimi, Québec G7H 2B1
        Téléphone: 418-545-5011 poste 5043
        Télécopieur: 418-545-5519

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    September 29, 2008
      University of Guelph
        Department of Geography
        Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Human-Environment Relations

        The Department of Geography at the University of Guelph invites applications for a tenure-track position in Human-Environment Relations at the Assistant Professor level. Applicants should have a strong social science background with expertise in critical, theoretical, or applied perspectives on human-environment relations, to complement one or more departmental strengths in resource management, environmental governance, gender and environment, and political ecology. The successful candidate must have a PhD in Geography or a related discipline, an established record of scholarly research, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. The appointee will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, advise graduate students, and develop a strong, externally funded research program. The position will commence July 1, 2009.

        An application, including statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, should be submitted in writing (no electronic applications will be accepted) no later than December 15, 2008 to:

        Dr. W.G. Nickling
        Chair, Department of Geography
        College of Social and Applied Human Sciences
        University of Guelph
        Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1

        Information about the Department can be found at http://www.uoguelph.ca/geography.

        The University of Guelph is committed to an employment equity program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We therefore particularly encourage applications from qualified aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

        Appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

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    September 27, 2008
      Selkirk College, Castlegar Campus
        Geographic Information Systems Instructor - COMP 90

        Established in 1966 to address the post-secondary educational needs of West Kootenay / Boundary residents, Selkirk College has been called one of the best-kept secrets in the province. Nestled in the Selkirk Mountains in the southeast corner of British Columbia, the College serves over 2,500 full time and 8,700 part-time students each year with a wide variety of programs, such as University Arts and Sciences courses, adult basic education, trades, craft and design, nursing and other health programs, as well as many career programs in music, digital media, renewable resources, aviation, hospitality/tourism and others.

        An instructor is required to teach in Geographic Information Systems program area. Subject areas include: Cartography Fundamentals (GIS 318); GIS Project Management (GIS 427); Remote Sensing 1 & @ (GIS 306/GIS 307); GIS applications in Regional Districts (GIS 331); and Spatial Statistics (GIS 4325).

        Applicants should have a minimum of a Master’s Degree GIS or a related field. Candidates must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and experience working successfully in teams. Preference will be given to applicants with previous teaching experience to a variety of GIS skill levels, and experience with Remote sensing applications.

        This is a short term replacement position at a 72% appointment for the period of October 13, 2008 to May 15, 2009. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Selkirk College Faculty Association collective agreement. The salary range is $4,227.58-$6,747.67 (at a 100% appointment) and is based on qualifications and experience. Depending on the background of the successful applicant, there may be geospatial research opportunities available that would augment the proportion of the assignment.

        Selkirk College would like to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Qualified applicants are invited to forward or fax resumes, including copies of certificates/diplomas, and please include the name and telephone numbers of three (3) current work related references to the Human Resources Office. Preferred is email postings@selkirk.ca

        Closing Date: OCTOBER 6, 2008

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    September 25, 2008
      University of Saskatchewan
        Department of Geography and Planning
        Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Planning

        The Department of Geography & Planning at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a tenure track position in planning at the rank of Assistant Professor effective July 1, 2009.

        The Department of Geography & Planning offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral levels in human and physical geography and a Bachelor of Arts in Regional & Urban Planning (RUP), an interdisciplinary program that began in 1968 and is professionally accredited by the Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) and the Association of Professional Community Planners of Saskatchewan. Three new faculty members have been added to a strong cadre of senior professors in the past few years to teach in the RUP and human geography programs, and the successful applicant will be expected to make important contributions here as well. While much of the RUP curriculum is offered within the Department of Geography & Planning, one of its strengths is that it includes fundamental courses in disciplines such as Economics, Political Studies, and Sociology. Students also have the opportunity to take courses from professional affiliates who work as senior planners and planning managers in the community. It is an important and exciting time to be teaching planning in Saskatchewan and the RUP program enjoys a good relationship with practitioners and alumni throughout the province and further afield.

        Applicants must have, or be eligible and willing to apply for, full CIP membership, and must hold a doctorate in Planning or Geography. This position will be offered to a scholar who can build upon one of the two areas of research and teaching strength in planning and human geography, namely, ‘Sustainable Cities & Regions’ and ‘Environment & Health’. Preference will also be given to applicants with research or applied work experience in urban land-use planning, growth management, urban design, planning law, or ecological principles applied to urban planning and development. The term ‘urban’ here refers to cities or towns and can include a regional focus.

        The position includes responsibilities for undergraduate and graduate student teaching and supervision. A successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong research program supported by peer-reviewed funding from sources external to the university (e.g. SSHRC, CIHR).

        The University of Saskatchewan is a comprehensive teaching and research university with one of the most beautiful campuses in Canada. It is located in the city of Saskatoon, a mid-size Canadian city, with a national reputation as a community in which academics and their families can enjoy a high quality of life.

        Applications, including curriculum vitae, a statement of research activities, a statement of teaching philosophy and three letters of reference should be sent by October 31, 2008, to:

        Professor Dirk de Boer, Head
        Department of Geography & Planning
        University of Saskatchewan
        117 Science Place
        Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5C8
        CANADA

        Questions regarding this position may also be directed to Professor de Boer at dirk.deboer@usask.ca or (306) 966-5671.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. The University is strongly committed to employment equity and especially welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, members from visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Members of these designated groups are encouraged to self-identify in their application.

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    September 23, 2008
      McGill University
        Department of Geography
        Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change

        Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change beginning on August 1, 2009. Environmental change has become a central aspect of scientific inquiry and policy concerns and our societies will have to adapt to rapidly changing bio-physical conditions (see http://www.mcgill.ca/strategic/). We seek a person with a research program that examines the cultural, social, economic and political adaptations to environmental change connecting scales from the local to the national and supranational. The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally-funded research program, embracing graduate student supervision and undergraduate teaching. There are excellent opportunities for collaboration within the Department and other units, such as the Earth System Science program, the Global Environmental and Climate Change Centre, the International Development Studies Program, Field Studies Semesters in Africa, Panama and the Caribbean, the Centre for Developing Area Studies and the School of Environment. Information on McGill and the Department of Geography can be found at www.mcgill.ca and www.geog.mcgill.ca.

        Applicants must possess a Ph.D. or expect to graduate by summer 2009, and have demonstrated excellence in research, teaching and communication. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        The Department encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible and other minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. McGill University is committed to equity in employment.

        Candidates should ensure their curriculum vitae, statements of teaching specializations and research interests, up to three reprints, and letters from three referees are sent to the following address. The review of applications will begin December 15, 2008 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

        Dr. Tim Moore, Chair
        Department of Geography
        McGill University
        805 Sherbrooke St. West
        Montreal, Quebec
        Canada, H3A 2K6

        phone: 514 398-4112
        fax: 514 398-7437
        e-mail: recruit.geog@mcgill.ca

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    September 22, 2008
      University of Regina
        Department of Geography
        Tenure-Track Position in Health Geography and/or Economic Geography

        The Department of Geography at the University of Regina invites applications for a tenure-track position in health geography and/or economic geography at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor. Anticipated date of commencement is 1 July 2009.

        We seek an outstanding individual with demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate must have a PhD (or be close to completion), a record of scholarly publication, evidence of excellence in teaching, and the potential to develop an independent research agenda. Duties of the successful candidate include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in geography, supervision of undergraduate and graduate students, and participation in departmental activities. The ability to teach courses in introductory geography would be an asset.

        The Department of Geography offers joint degrees with the Department of Economics, provides state-of-the-art computing facilities and is home to a Canada Research Chair in Geomatics and Sustainability. Our collegial environment is one where individual voices are heard and where personal contributions make a difference.

        Application packages, including a covering letter providing a statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, a current curriculum vitae, and writing samples, should be sent to:

        Dr Thomas Chase
        Dean, Faculty of Arts
        University of Regina
        Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, S4S 0A2
        fax 306.585.5368

        To the same address candidates need also to arrange for the forwarding of three (3) current letters of reference, as well as certified degree transcripts sent directly by the granting institutions. Review of applications will begin on 1 December 2008. Please note that electronic applications will not be accepted.

        Enquiries may be addressed to Dr Bernard Thraves, Head, Department of Geography: phone (306) 585-4104; e-mail Bernard.Thraves@uregina.ca. For more information on the Faculty of Arts and Department of Geography, please refer to www.uregina.ca/arts/ and www.uregina.ca/arts/geography respectively.

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    September 19, 2008
      Dalhousie University
        School of Planning
        Tenure-track stream appointment for an Assistant Professor in Transportation Planning

        The School of Planning at Dalhousie University invites applications for a probationary tenure-track Assistant Professor position, starting in July 2009.

        Dalhousie University, located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia, is one of Canada's top, comprehensive research and teaching universities. Halifax occupies an unsurpassed natural setting on the Atlantic coast and is the academic, cultural, and economic centre of Atlantic Canada.

        The School of Planning is one of two constituent schools in the Faculty of Architecture and Planning. The School serves the Atlantic Region of Canada as the only professional planning school east of Quebec. The School has a current enrollment of 50 graduate students and 150 undergraduates. It offers graduate and undergraduate professionally accredited planning degrees (Bachelor of Community Design honors and Master of Planning), an undergraduate degree in community design and a post-professional, research-based graduate degree (Master of Planning Studies). The School of Planning seeks to advance the academic discipline and the profession of planning through teaching, research and community service. We see planning as a broad and collaborative enterprise which brings together diverse interests to create rich and vibrant communities. For us, the essential ingredients of planning are land and environmental concerns, people and social context, and settlement as reflected in built form.

        The School is looking for a new faculty member at the Assistant Professor level, specializing in transportation in the planning context. Competence in a related area such as development infrastructure, transit oriented design, transportation demand management, active transportation and land use tools, or urban/development economics would be an asset. Successful teaching experience is desired. Familiarity with information and spatial technologies is expected. The successful candidate will hold a PhD, a degree in planning with a solid foundation in planning history, theory and methods and demonstrate promise for success in research and scholarship.

        The new faculty member will be expected to teach core and elective courses, advance the discipline through research and practice, as well as actively engage in administrative functions which will shape the School's future. In keeping with the School's present strengths and directions, the ability to engage in community-based practice or research is an asset. The successful candidate will demonstrate expertise in or an understanding of the planning opportunities and challenges faced by small and mid-sized communities which are typical of Atlantic Canada, and will be comfortable working in an interdisciplinary context.

        For more information about the School of Planning, Dalhousie University and Halifax, please go to these websites:

        http://architectureandplanning.dal.ca/planning/index.shtml
        http://www.dal.ca/
        http://www.halifax.ca/

        The review of applications will commence on Monday, December 1, 2008.

        Candidates should provide a statement of their teaching and research interests, examples of any peer reviewed published work, a CV, and three letters of reference (forwarded, under separate cover, directly to the committee by the referees). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

        Please send applications to:

        Dr. Patricia Manuel
        Chair, School of Planning Search Committee
        School of Planning
        Faculty of Architecture and Planning
        Dalhousie University
        5410 Spring Garden Road
        Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3J 1E7

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    August 22, 2008
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
        Department of Geography
        Tenure-stream appointment for an Assistant Professor in Climatology

        The Geography Department invites applications for a position in Climatology. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and should demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Candidates should be engaged in an active research program. The position will normally commence July 1, 2009, subject to budgetary approval, and will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor.

        The position normally requires a completed doctoral degree for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. (If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree).

        Applicants can learn more about the Geography Department at www.mun.ca/geog. A current curriculum vitæ, a teaching dossier and the names and addresses of three persons who can supply a letter of reference should accompany letters of application. Applications should be directed to:

        Prof. Karyn Butler, Interim Head
        Department of Geography
        Memorial University of Newfoundland
        St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1B 3X9

        Applications should reach the Head no later than November 10, 2008. Applications should quote the following position number: VPA-GEOG-2008-001.

        Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. With over 185 regular faculty members in 15 academic departments and a wide variety of interdisciplinary major, minor and diploma programs, the Faculty of Arts offers breadth, depth and diversity. Counting around 5000 students with declared majors or minors, and with strong graduate programs, the Faculty is committed to providing solid teaching and research support to new appointees. The Faculty of Arts houses, among other units, the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), ISER Books and the Digital Research Centre for Qualitative Fieldwork. It is also home to outstanding archival collections, including the Maritime History Archive, the Folklore and Language Archive and the Native Language Archive. Memorial’s Queen Elizabeth II Library has excellent holdings with the most extensive collection of journals in the region. Please see http://www.mun.ca/arts/.

        Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    August 18, 2008
      University of Toronto
        Department of Geography & Program in Planning / Centre for Environment
        Tenure-stream appointment for an Assistant Professor in Geography & Environment

        The Department of Geography and the Centre for Environment, University of Toronto, invite applications for a joint tenure-stream appointment in geography and environment. Possible areas of research expertise include energy, water, environmental policy, ethics, or governance but we encourage applications from all qualified individuals with environmental interests. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin on July 1, 2009. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        The appointee will be expected to contribute to teaching in the Doctoral, Master’s and Bachelor’s programs in the Department of Geography and Centre for Environment. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in geography, environment or a closely related field, an established record of high quality scholarly research and publications, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Any inquiries about the position should be sent to chair@geog.utoronto.ca. Additional information on the Department of Geography can be found at www.geog.utoronto.ca, and on the Centre for Environment at www.environment.utoronto.ca.

        Please submit your applications via the online university jobsite at www.jobs.utoronto.ca/faculty.htm. To access the ad, select 'review our current academic positions' and search job number 0800824, or keywords 'geography and environment' in the Faculty of Arts and Science.

        If you are unable to use the online system, we will also accept hard copy applications. These may be mailed to:

        Professor Virginia W. Maclaren, Chair
        Department of Geography and Program in Planning
        University of Toronto, Room 5047, Sidney Smith Hall
        100 St George Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 3G3

        Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, examples of publications, and materials relevant to teaching experience. Applicants should also ask three referees to write letters directly to Professor Maclaren.

        The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. We offer opportunities to work in many collaborative programs, including Aboriginal, Canadian, ethno-cultural, sexual diversity, gender and women's studies. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

        Review of applications will begin October 15, 2008. All materials must be received by November 14, 2008.

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      Ryerson University
        School of Urban and Regional Planning
        Entry-Level Faculty Member at the Assistant Professor Level

        Ryerson University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. More than 95 undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada.

        The School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, effective August 1, 2009.

        The School of Urban and Regional Planning offers a professionally accredited four-year undergraduate planning degree and a Master of Planning program in Urban Development.

        The School is a significant contributor to planning education in Canada and is particularly known for the quality of its applied approach to planning education, especially studio-based teaching, and its excellent students. The School’s tenure-track faculty is active in both the scholarship of planning and the practice of planning. Additional information about the School can be found at www.ryerson.ca/surp.

        The School requires an entry-level faculty member at the Assistant Professor level who can take an active role in teaching in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The School is interested in candidates with research and teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: Planning Theory, Research Methods, Urban Regeneration and Revitalization, Regional Planning and Development, Transportation Planning and Urban Design. The successful candidate will have a degree in Planning, hold a PhD degree in Planning or a related field, show evidence of scholarly activity, and be a member of the Canadian Institute of Planners. Teaching experience in a studio setting will be an asset.

        Applications, including curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names of three references by October 31, 2008:

        Dr. Mitchell E. Kosny
        Director (Interim)
        School of Urban and Regional Planning
        Ryerson University
        350 Victoria Street
        Toronto, ON M5B 2K3
        Email: mkosny@ryerson.ca

        Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applications submitted by the due date are assured of receiving full consideration.

        Ryerson University has an employment equity program and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities. Members of designated groups are encouraged to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    August 8, 2008
      University of New Brunswick
        The Gregg Centre
        Climate Change and Conflict - Gregg Centre Chair for Emerging Scholars

        The University of New Brunswick is pleased to announce the establishment of The Gregg Centre Chair in Climate Change and Conflict for Emerging Scholars, a new research position affiliated with The Brigadier Milton F. Gregg, VC, Centre for the Study of War and Society. The Chair in Climate Change and Conflict is a centre-piece of The Gregg Centre's new interdisciplinary mandate, encompassing the study of war as a complex social phenomenon.

        UNB is looking for a dynamic and innovative young scholar to hold this new research Chair. The Gregg Centre encourages applications from recently completed PhDs who have already demonstrated excellent potential as scholars in the emerging field of climate change and conflict, and from those in any of a wide variety of related fields -- such as, but not restricted to, international relations, geography, anthropology, and climatology -- who want to focus on climate change and conflict.

        Applicants are asked to provide a three year research proposal including plans for dissemination of their findings. The successful candidate will pursue an active research and publishing agenda, teach two 3ch courses per year in his/her field, and supervise graduate students at the MA level. The Chair holder should feel comfortable dealing with the media and exploiting the unique access to soldiers who have served in the world's trouble spots provided by nearby CFB Gagetown. Research support will be provided by the Gregg Centre, with the expectation that the successful candidate will also apply to the appropriate research granting agencies.

        The successful candidate will be appointed to the Gregg Centre Chair for a term of five years, and will simultaneously be granted a tenure-track cross-appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to an academic department.

        Applications will be reviewed beginning 1 January 2009, with appointment no later than 1 July 2009. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Applications should indicate current citizenship status. The University of New Brunswick is committed to the principle of employment equity.

        Please send a CV, research plan and three letters of reference to:

        Dr Marc Milner, Director
        The Gregg Centre
        University of New Brunswick
        P.O. Box 4400
        Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3

        For further information please contact Dr Milner at 506-458-7428, or milner@unb.ca.

        For more on the Gregg Centre visit our website http://www.unb.ca/greggcentre.

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      University of Calgary
        Libraries and Cultural Resources
        Head, MADGIC (Maps, Academic Data, Geographic Information Centre)

        Libraries and Cultural Resources at the University of Calgary invites applications for the position of Head, MADGIC (Maps, Academic Data, Geographic Information Centre). This is a full-time, tenure–track academic position with an anticipated start date of November 1, 2008.

        MADGIC is a special service area in the MacKimmie Library currently located on the 2nd floor of the Library Tower. It houses the map and airphoto collection and provides access to numeric and spatial data to students and faculty. MADGIC supports the teaching and research programs at the University of Calgary. Although most data files are restricted to the University community, the print maps and airphoto collections are open to the public.

        The Taylor Family Digital Library (TFDL), scheduled to open in 2010, will provide space for an integrated Data/Geographic Information Systems/Numerical and Statistical Literacy facility, which will also include a 3D Visualization Centre. The Head, MADGIC will oversee these services and supervise the technician assigned to the Visualization Centre. The incumbent will work closely with University Information Technologies staff, as well as with teaching and research faculty to deliver state-of-the-art programs in Data and Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

        Responsibilities: Reporting to the Associate University Librarian for Information Technology and Scholarly Communications, the Head, MADGIC supervises four staff (two academic and two support staff) responsible for the delivery of services through the MADGIC service desk.

        As part of the overall library liaison team, the Head participates in the development of policy for services and represents MADGIC on the Information Commons Operating team. The incumbent is also expected to liaise with public services staff throughout Libraries and Cultural Resources and to work closely with Collections and Technical Services and with Information Technology Services.

        The Head, MADGIC develops and maintains the geospatial collections, both print and electronic, and serves as the liaison librarian for related subject collections (Geomatics Engineering, GIS-related interdisciplinary studies, etc.). As a liaison librarian, the Head develops web-based resources to deliver information to users and provides group and one-to-one instruction. MADGIC has specialized requirements for hardware and software and the Head is expected to facilitate the delivery of information, metadata, and files to users, consistent with our licensing agreements.

        The Head, MADGIC is also active in consortial initiatives, such as the Data Liberation Initiative, ACCOLEDS, the Alberta GEODE consortium and DMTI, and is responsible for negotiating access to specialized data files, such as those of the City of Calgary.

        Initially, responsibilities will focus on evaluating and developing the MADGIC collection, program and services in the context of the new Taylor Family Digital Library.

        As this is an academic staff position, participation and involvement in scholarship, teaching, and service are expected.

        Qualifications:

        • A Master’s degree from an accredited program in librarianship, archives, or museology, or recognized equivalent preferred; however, a strong academic background at the Masters or Doctoral level in geography, GIS, or a closely related discipline, with appropriate related experience, may be considered;
        • A minimum of five years relevant experience working in an academic environment;
        • A track record of leadership in the data/GIS community, with a commitment to continued development of research and expertise in these areas;
        • Demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of research methodologies, data/GIS resources, software for data/GIS analysis, and metadata standards;
        • A strong record of service to users, including the delivery of services using technology
        • Experience managing staff within a service unit;
        • Experience with formal and informal user instruction in a variety of settings;
        • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, along with the ability to work in a collaborative environment.

        Salary and Benefits: Commensurate with qualifications and experience, at the Associate Librarian or Librarian, Associate Archivist or Archivist, Associate Curator or Curator level.

        For salary and benefits information, please refer to the website: For more information about the Department, see our home page: http://www.ucalgary.ca/UofC/departments/HR/academic/salaries.html

        Application Procedure: Please submit a letter of application addressing background and experience relevant to the position, current curriculum vitae, and the names, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses of three current professional references to:

        Mary McConnell,
        Associate University Librarian for Planning and Administration,
        Libraries and Cultural Resources,
        University of Calgary,
        2500 University Drive NW,
        Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4;
        Phone: 403-220-3725;
        Fax: 403-282-1218;
        Email: iracadem@ucalgary.ca.

        Consideration of applications will begin after August 31, 2008 and will continue until the position is filled.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates and encourages diversity.

        To see all career opportunities available at the University of Calgary, please visit http://www.ucalgary.ca/hr/careers.

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    August 5, 2008
      Queen's University
        School of Urban and Regional Planning
        Two Assistant Professors with expertise in community design, social planning, healthy communities, and/or multiculturalism.

        Queen’s University - School of Urban and Regional Planning welcomes applications for two tenure-track faculty positions, both at the rank of Assistant Professor, subject to final budgetary authorization. The date of appointment for both positions is anticipated to be July 1, 2009.

        The School:

        The School of Urban and Regional Planning offers an outstanding graduate and professional program recognized and accredited by the Canadian Institute of Planners. Our School community comprises 6.3 FTE faculty members, two non-academic staff members and about 65 full-time graduate students. We offer a two-year master’s degree in one of three areas of concentration: (i) land use and real estate development, (ii) housing and human services, and (iii) environmental services. The School is an autonomous academic unit but has close working relationships with Geography, Environmental Studies, Civil Engineering, Women’s Studies, Law and Policy Studies. It is also the home of the National Executive Forum on Public Property, the Executive Seminars on Corporate and Investment Real Estate, and several China collaboration programs. For more information about the School please visit our web site at http://www.queensu.ca/surp.

        The Candidates:

        We seek outstanding individuals with demonstrated teaching and research excellence in the three areas of concentration. Our particular needs include: community design, social planning, healthy communities, and/or multiculturalism. We are looking for candidates who will bring new ideas that will enhance and expand our growing program. We are looking for candidates who either hold a Ph.D. or are close to completion. Candidates without a doctoral degree, but who have a combination of demonstrated outstanding education, scholarly and professional experience may also be considered. We prefer candidates who possess at least one degree in planning or a closely-related discipline. Eligibility for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners is also an asset.

        The Institution:

        Queen’s is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, located on a compact historic campus on the shores of Lake Ontario. Established in 1841, the University has a strong tradition of teaching excellence and close faculty-student collaboration. The School of Graduate Studies and Research attracts outstanding students from across Canada and many other countries. The University is renowned for its interest in national policy issues and has an expanding international presence, with numerous exchange programs and international collaborations. The Planning School’s immediate neighbours are the School of Policy Studies, the Faculty of Law, the social science departments and the School of Business. The learning environment is supported by two excellent libraries within one block and strong distributed computing facilities. For more on working at Queen’s University, please see: http://www.queensu.ca/facultystaff/work/

        The City:

        Kingston, Ontario is a unique Canadian city of 120,000, with a distinct blend of history, recreation, industry and learning. It is located at the junction of Lake Ontario, the St. Lawrence River and the Rideau Canal, which was recently declared a UNESCO World Heritage site. Kingston’s immediate region includes the 1000 Islands National Park and many freshwater lakes. Toronto, Montreal and Ottawa are all within a 2 hour train journey and Syracuse NY is a two hour drive to the south. Both the University and the City offer attractive amenities for professional and personal quality of life including walkable mixed-use neighbourhoods, a lively downtown core and waterfront close to Queen’s. Visit Kingston at: http://www.kingstoncanada.com.

        Application Information: This is an international search, open to qualified candidates of all nationalities. However, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. The academic staff at Queen’s are governed by a collective agreement between Queen’s University Faculty Association and the University, which is posted at http://www.qufa.ca . Please submit applications or direct inquiries to:

        Dr. David Gordon
        Chair of the Appointments Committee
        School of Urban and Regional Planning
        Queen’s University
        Kingston, ON K7L 3N6
        E-mail: david.gordon@queensu.ca, Telephone: (613) 533-6000 ext. 77063

        Your application should consist of a letter, in which you discuss your teaching and research interests, your curriculum vitae and a sample publication. Other materials, such as teaching and professional practice portfolios may also be submitted. Please arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly by the referees to the Chair, to be received by the closing date. Applications must be received no later than September 23, 2008

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      Queen's University
        School of Environmental Studies
        Queen's National Scholars

        The School of Environmental Studies invites applications by outstanding scholars for a faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor under the Queen's National Scholars (QNS) Program (http://www.queensu.ca/principal/funding/nationalscholar.html). Applicants are sought in the area of environment and sustainability, specifically related to ecological and environmental economics. QNS appointments to the School of Environmental Studies are joint appointments between the School and another department (e.g, Geography, Global Development Studies, Policy Studies) at Queen’s relevant to the applicant’s expertise.

        The main selection criterion is academic excellence, regardless of other considerations. Preference will be given to scholars in their early- or mid-career stages that have shown evidence of outstanding achievements in research and scholarship, and of achieved or potential excellence in teaching. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals; however Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University which is posted at; (www.qufa.ca).

        Complete applications must include: a curriculum vitae; a statement of current and prospective research interests; a statement about teaching experience or teaching potential; and letters of reference submitted directly to the School by three referees.

        Completed applications and all letters of reference should be sent to:

        Dr. B.F. Cumming
        Director, School of Environmental Studies
        Queen’s University
        Kingston, ON, Canada, K7L 3N6
        Tel (613) 533 6602; Fax (613) 533 6090.

        Applications must be received by October 3, 2008 for a decision in January 2009.

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      York University
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Assistant Professor level in Urban Sustainability and Transportation Planning

        The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for one (1) tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Urban Sustainability and Transportation Planning to start July 1, 2009.

        Candidates should have research expertise in the planning and design of sustainable transportation systems, including transportation demand management and the integration of land-use and transportation planning, as well as alternative approaches to transportation. Familiarity with current transportation land-use planning and sustainability issues in a Canadian and Ontario context is required along with the ability to contribute to research on the economic, social, technical and environmental dimensions of transportation systems. Candidates should have an interest in placing their research expertise and activities within a broader interdisciplinary setting that examines the sustainability of urban communities in an integrated manner. Candidates should have a PhD degree in a relevant field by the time of appointment or have equivalent academic or professional experience, a demonstrated record of excellence in research in sustainable transportation, and the potential to develop a nationally and internationally recognized interdisciplinary research program. Membership in the Ontario Provincial Planners Institute (OPPI) or the ability to qualify for OPPI membership is preferred.

        We are seeking candidates who will provide leadership in expanding research and collaborative action on sustainable transportation systems with a focus on reduced energy consumption and energy systems within FES, across the York community, and with agencies and institutions in the Greater Toronto region. The successful candidate will develop courses in sustainability and transportation planning at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates must be able to contribute to teaching, advising, and research in the undergraduate and graduate degree programs and the accredited graduate program in planning, including the supervision of doctoral research. Ability to contribute to one or more of the certificate and diploma programs offered at FES would be an asset.

        FES is an interdisciplinary Faculty that adopts a broad definition of "environmental studies" including natural, built, social and organizational environments. The MES program emphasizes student-centred learning and collaborative research with faculty. We encourage students and faculty members to engage in interdisciplinary and collaborative teaching and research that engages diverse communities and publics. More information about the Faculty of Environmental Studies is available at www.yorku.ca/fes

        York University is a leader in interdisciplinary social science research and outreach efforts that enable partnerships between researchers and policy makers. This appointment will build upon and expand the University’s strengths and prominence in the areas of Sustainability, Climate, and the Urban Environment. This position will complement recent hires in the Faculty of Environmental Studies in the areas of energy policy and renewable energy, as well as existing strengths in urban sustainability and urban and regional planning. In addition to this appointment, appointments will be made in the Faculty of Science and Engineering in the area of Biology of the Environment, and in the Faculty of Education in the area of Urban Education, and in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies in the area of Physical, Biogeochemical Processes. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in this growing cluster of researchers with complementary strengths across the University who are engaged in collaborative and interdisciplinary work in this area.

        York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the Affirmative Action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions at York University are subject to budgetary approval.

        A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and three academic references (with complete contact information including email address and telephone number) should be sent to the address below by October 31, 2008.

        Sustainable Systems Search Committee
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Room 126 HNES
        York University
        4700 Keele Street
        Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
        Fax: 416. 736.5679
        E-mail: feshires@yorku.ca

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      York University
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Three-Year Appointment as an Assistant Professor Urban and Regional Planning

        The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for a three-year contractually limited appointment (CLA) at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Urban and Regional Planning commencing July 1, 2009. The Faculty of Environmental Studies offers interdisciplinary courses in undergraduate and graduate degree programs and an accredited graduate program in planning. A PhD in Planning or Urban Studies with an emphasis in planning is expected to be completed by the start of employment.

        The successful candidate must be able to contribute to both graduate and undergraduate programs. The candidate will demonstrate strong teaching interests in interdisciplinary and critical approaches to planning and urban problems and be able to teach upper level undergraduate courses as well as courses in the master’s program in planning. The candidate will also demonstrate promise of a strong research and publication record or equivalent professional contributions. Experience in applied settings is an asset. OPPI membership preferred.

        The candidate will teach the equivalent of three half-year (one semester long) courses and carry a full advising load in the graduate program in planning. Courses to be taught over the years will be chosen from among the following: Undergraduate courses: ENVS 3225 Regional Governance; ENVS 4225 Urban Sustainability; Graduate courses: ENVS 5021 Urban Development Processes; ENVS 6124 Urban and Regional Planning; ENVS 6130 Planning Theory, and a planning workshop or courses as assigned by the Faculty’s Dean. Short descriptions of the graduate courses can be found on-line at www.yorku.ca/fes/programs/mes/cs_courses.asp

        York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the Affirmative Action Office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

        A letter of application that addresses teaching, research and professional interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a pedagogical statement, a sample publication and three academic letters of reference should be sent to the address below by November 21, 2008.

        Urban and Regional Planning Search Committee
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Room 126 HNES
        York University
        4700 Keele Street
        Toronto, Ontario
        Canada M3J 1P3
        E-mail: feshires@yorku.ca

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      York University
        Department of Geography
        Physical Geography - Assistant Professor in area of biogeochemical processes

        Applications are invited for a tenure-stream appointment at the Assistant Professor level. The Department seeks a physical geographer in the area of biogeochemical processes, to start July 1, 2009. All positions at York University are subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should have demonstrated strengths in research in terrestrial or aquatic nutrient cycling and its relationship to hydrology and vegetation and/or soil dynamics. Preference will be given to scholars conducting research that complements existing departmental strengths in biophysical processes. A PhD is required at the time of appointment, and preference will be given to applicants with experience supervising graduate students. We seek an individual who will develop a vigorous research program in an interdisciplinary environment, and can demonstrate a commitment to high-quality undergraduate and graduate teaching. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

        York University is a leader in interdisciplinary social science research and outreach efforts that enable partnerships between researchers and policy makers. This appointment will build upon and expand the University’s strengths and prominence in the areas of Sustainability, Climate, and the Urban Environment. In addition to this appointment, appointments will be made in the Faculty of Environmental Studies in the area of Urban Sustainability and Transportation Planning, in the Faculty of Education in the area of Urban Education, and in the Faculty of Science and Engineering in the area of Biology of the Environment. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in this growing cluster of researchers with complementary strengths across the University who are engaged in collaborative and interdisciplinary work in this area.

        On July 1, 2009, York University will launch the new Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), combining the strengths of the existing Atkinson Faculty of Liberal & Professional Studies and the Faculty of Arts. This is the outcome of an ambitious initiative to provide the most comprehensive range of interdisciplinary academic programs and researchers in social sciences, humanities and related professional programs in Canada. As a champion of pioneering and socially relevant liberal arts education, related professional programs and research, LA&PS will be a leader in addressing the complex issues that affect societies worldwide.

        For information about LA&PS go to www.yorku.ca/laps . For more information about the Department of Geography go to http://www.yorku.ca/geograph/

        York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York's website at www.yorku.ca/acadjob or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

        Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and a statement of statement of research interests and selected publications, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent by October 31, 2008, to:

        Professor Patricia Burke Wood, Chair, Department of Geography,
        N418 Ross Building York University
        4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
        Tel.: 416.736.5107. Fax 416.736.5988 E-mail: pwood@yorku.ca

        Applications will not be accepted via fax or e-mail.

        Posting End Date: October 31, 2008

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      Coquitlam College

        Temporary Part-Time Instructor in Human Geography

        Coquitlam College requires a temporary part-time instructor to teach Geography 100 – Human Geography in the Fall 2008 semester (September to December 2008.) The successful candidate will have at least a Master’s degree in Geography and experience teaching at a post-secondary level. Please forward your resume, supporting educational documentation, and the names of three referees by August 8, 2008 via mail or fax (604) 939-0336 to:

        Will Eckford, Principal
        Coquitlam College
        516 Brookmere Avenue
        Coquitlam, British Columbia
        Canada, V3J 1W9

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      Selkirk College

        GIS Instructor

        As a GIS instructor, you will teach Data Management, Computer Aided Drafting, Multimedia Technologies, Database Systems and Computer Applications in the Bachelor of GIS program. You also possess a Master's degree in GIS or related field. SHORT TERM: 54%, August 18, 2008 - May 15, 2009. Competition #75. CLOSING: August 8, 2008.

        Visit our website for details on this opportunity http://selkirk.ca

        Selkirk College Human Resources
        301 Frank Beinder Way
        Castlegar, BC V1N 4L3
        250.365.1390; postings@selkirk.ca

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    June 18, 2008
      University of Toronto Mississauga
        Department of Geography
        Assistant Professor with expertise in Remote Sensing.

        The Department of Geography, University of Toronto Mississauga, invites applications for a Tenure-Stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor with expertise in Remote Sensing. The candidate is expected to take up the position on July 1, 2009.

        The Department seeks a candidate with the potential for an international reputation and vision in the theory and application of remote sensing to research areas in physical geography such as (but not limited to) natural resources, land-use, and environmental processes.

        The successful candidate will join a tri-campus Geography department with strengths and interdisciplinary links in both physical and human geography including hydrology, biogeography, environmental modeling, remote sensing/GIS and health. The appointment is at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM), which has a strong interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern, spacious campus. The appointee will be well supported in their research and teaching initiatives by dedicated departmental geographic computing resources and an existing geospatial research cluster. Strong participation in the UTM Geography undergraduate program with dynamic participation in the GIS degree stream is expected. The successful candidate will have a graduate appointment and graduate teaching responsibilities in the Department of Geography and Program in Planning, University of Toronto. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline, and demonstrated excellence in scholarly research, publication, and teaching. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        Please send applications to

        Professor Amrita Daniere, Chair,
        Department of Geography, University of Toronto Mississauga,
        3359 Mississauga Road North, South Building Room 3106,
        Mississauga, Ontario, L5L 1C6 CANADA.

        Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, examples of publications, and materials relevant to teaching experience. Applicants should also ask three referees to write letters directly to Professor Daniere. Materials must be received by October 15, 2008 (no email applications will be accepted).

        Any inquiries about the application should be sent to the Department Chair, Prof. Amrita Daniere, at amrita.daniere@utoronto.ca. Additional information on the Department can be obtained at http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/geo.html.

        The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. We offer opportunities to work in many collaborative programs including Aboriginal, Canadian, environmental, ethno-cultural, sexual diversity, gender and women’s studies. The University of Toronto offers the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    June 6, 2008
      Bishop's University
        Department of Environmental Studies and Geography
        Sessional Position in Environmental Issues from a Human Geographic Perspective

        The Department of Environmental Studies and Geography invites applications for a 10-month sessional position beginning September 1st, 2008. The candidate will be required to teach courses in Human Impact on the Environment, Research Methods, and International Environmental Issues. The Department is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in environmental issues from a human geographic perspective. The candidate is expected to teach six 3-credit courses at the undergraduate level. Applicants should possess a Ph. D. or be near completion. Teaching experience is an advantage. Information on the Department of Environmental Studies and Geography can be found at http://www.ubishops.ca/ccc/div/soc/ESG

        Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

        Candidates should submit their curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of recommendation and a statement of teaching interests and experience (through e-mail or mail) as soon as possible. The position will remain open until filled.

        Apply :

        Dr. Norman Jones, Chair
        Department of Environmental Studies and Geography
        Bishop’s University
        Sherbrooke, QC J1M 1Z7
        Email: knljones@netrevolution.com

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    June 5, 2008
      University of Toronto Scarborough
        Department of Social Sciences
        Limited Term Appointment in Human Geography

        The University of Toronto Scarborough, Department of Social Sciences, invites applications for a one-year contractually limited term appointment in Human Geography. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting July 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2009.

        The ideal candidate will have a good record of scholarship, an innovative research agenda, and teaching experience in one or more of the following fields: urban geography, urban planning, geographic methods, population geography.

        The candidate is expected to teach 2.5 FCE in undergraduate courses annually. Ph.D. preferred at the time of appointment but applications from ABD candidates will also be considered. Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        The closing date for applications is June 22, 2008. Please send covering letter with curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (where applicable), and three letters of reference electronically to: socscichair@utsc.utoronto.ca

        For more information about the Department of Social Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough, please visit www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci

        The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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    May 27, 2008
      Nipissing University
        Biology and Geography Departments
        Canadian Research Chair TIER II in Watershed Modelling and Analysis

        Nipissing University invites applications from outstanding candidates (emerging researchers) to be considered for a Tier II Canada Research Chair (NSERC) in the area of watershed hydrology and broadly defined to include the study of surface-water and groundwater hydrology. Candidates taking an interdisciplinary approach to watershed analysis are encouraged to apply. The physical and biological aspects of water resources in the forest watershed of central and northeastern Ontario would be an area of particular research interest. Ideally the candidate would have some expertise in the application of GIS and/or remote sensing on watershed hydrology to investigate the movement of sediment, water, nutrients or pollutants. The ability to provide an integrated approach to assessing water related management issues, through the linkages between the social and biophysical environment, is an asset.

        The Biology and Geography Departments together are seeking a candidate with significant research promise and a demonstrated record of external funding. Applicants should demonstrate a commitment to multidisciplinary and collaborative research.

        The Biology and Geography Departments are developing graduate programs and the successful candidate will play a significant role in the implementation of these programs. Both departments are expanding their research agenda and they have vibrant and dynamic teams of researchers.

        Applicants should demonstrate potential as leaders in their field, excellent research skills and a graduate supervision record. The appointment will be for a tenure-track or tenured position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in Biology and/or Geography.

        Nipissing University is an equal opportunity employer but strongly encourages applications from women, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons. Applicants from Canada and abroad are encouraged to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of both research interests and teaching philosophy and three letters of recommendation and teaching evaluation (if available). Applications should be sent to:

        Dr. Paule Laberge
        Chair, Search Committee
        Research Services
        Nipissing University
        100 College Drive, Box 5002
        North Bay, ON P1B 8L7
        E-mail: paulel@nipissingu.ca
        Fax: 705-474-3461 ext.4565

        Application deadline: consideration of applications will begin July 2008 and will continue until the position is filled. Only those candidates invited for interviews will be contacted. Nipissing University is an equal opportunity employer.

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    May 26, 2008
      University of Victoria
        Department of Geography
        Assistant Professor in Urban Geography

        The Department of Geography, University of Victoria, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Urban Geography July 1, 2009. The successful candidate will contribute to both undergraduate instruction and graduate supervision. Besides teaching core courses in urban geography, the successful candidate would be expected to contribute to thematic teaching areas of the Department. Detailed information on the department and existing research areas and programs can be found at http://www.geog.uvic.ca/.

        The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. or nearly completed Ph.D. in field of Geography or a closely related discipline by July 1, 2009. The incumbent will have strong teaching, research, and interpersonal skills and will share the Department’s commitment to innovation in teaching and program development and to a collegial, interdisciplinary environment. Diversity and equity issues will be a factor in the selection process. Closing date for consideration of applications is October 15, 2008.

        Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining teaching and research interests, evidence of research and teaching ability, and the names and addresses of three referees, together with their e-mail, fax and telephone numbers. All applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent prior to the closing date. E-mailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.

        All queries and applications should be directed to:

        Chair, Department of Geography
        University of Victoria
        Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3R4
        Phone (250)-721-7326; Fax (250)-721-6216; e-mail: chair@mail.geog.uvic.ca

        The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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      University of Alberta
        Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
        Faculty Lecturer in Human Geography

        The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for the position of Faculty Lecturer in Human Geography to teach courses in urban/social geography, human-environment interactions, and planning. This is a full time term appointment for one year with the possibility of reappointment. The teaching duties are three undergraduate courses in each of the Fall and Winter terms and one undergraduate course in Intersession. Other duties may include mentoring and supervision of course teaching assistants and other duties as assigned by the Chair.

        Requirements are a Ph.D. or M.A./M.Sc. in Human Geography or a related discipline and experience in teaching undergraduate courses in social sciences. Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a teaching profile outlining teaching experience and/or interests. Candidates should arrange for at least three confidential letters of reference to be sent to the Chair at the address below:

        Martin Sharp, Chair
        Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
        1-26 Earth Sciences Building
        University of Alberta
        Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E3

        The application closing date is Friday, June 20, 2008, or until a suitable candidate is found. Early applications are encouraged. Electronic applications will not be accepted. The start date for the position is August 1, 2008, or as soon as possible thereafter.

        The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

        For more information about the Department and the University of Alberta, please see the Department's web page: http://www.ualberta.ca/EAS.

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    May 9, 2008
      University of Manitoba
        Department of Environment and Geography
        Assistant Professor in Human Geography with specialty in Health

        The Department of Environment and Geography invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment at Assistant Professor rank in Human Geography with specialty in Health. The appointment will begin on January 1, 2009 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful candidate must have a strong background in human geography and is expected to have a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. An interest in environmental health issues and/or aboriginal health would be an asset. The successful candidate would be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in health geography and other topics in human geography based on his/her other areas of expertise.

        Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching and research in human geography. The successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with other well established scholars in various units, including Community Health Sciences, Human Ecology, the Natural Resources Institute, and several departments within the Faculty of Arts. It is notable that the University of Manitoba has a signifi cant, meritorious, and global record in the realm of health and health care.

        The Department of Environment and Geography is housed within the new Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources which is conducive to disciplinary and inter-disciplinary teaching and research. The Department of Environment and Geography includes programs in Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Sciences and Environmental Studies. There are currently 65 Masters and 28 Ph.D. students. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Start-up funds will be supplied to the successful candidate through the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources.

        The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and people with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

        Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and the names and contact information of three referees to the address below. The deadline for the receipt of applications is August 29, 2008. The position will remain open until the position is filled.

        Chair, Selection Committee
        c/o Aggie Roberecki, Administrative Assistant
        Department of Environment and Geography
        University of Manitoba
        213 Isbister Building, 183 Dafoe Road
        Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
        Phone: 204-474-9256
        Fax: 204-474-7699
        Email: aggie_roberecki@umanitoba.ca

        Further information about the position can be obtained from http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/environment/

        Please refer to position number 07732 in all correspondence.

        Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba).

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    May 5, 2008
      University of Victoria
        Department of Geography
        Limited-Term Appointment in Human and Social Geography

        The Department of Geography at the University of Victoria invites applications for a one-year limited-term appointment at the Senior Instructor level in the area of Human and Social Geography commencing September 1, 2008. Candidates should have an outstanding teaching record, and possess strong communication, interpersonal and collegial skills. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD.

        The successful applicant will have the expertise and ability to teach the equivalent of eight one-term courses over the fall, spring and summer terms of 2008-2009. Courses to be taught over the year include:

        • Geog 101B: Introduction to Human Geography
        • Geog 218: Cultural Geography
        • Geog 340: Geography of the City
        • Geog 442: Urban Social Geography and Planning
        • Geog 445: Social Planning and Community Development

        Short descriptions of these courses can be found on-line at http://web.uvic.ca/calendar2007/CDs/GEOG/CTs.html

        Please submit your curriculum vitae, teaching statements and evaluations, sample course outlines, and the names and email addresses of three referees, to:

        Chair, Department of Geography
        University of Victoria
        Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3R4
        Email: chair@mail.geog.uvic.ca

        Applications will be reviewed commencing May 19, 2008, and will continue until the successful applicant is found.

        The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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      Okanagan College - Penticton Campus
        Geography & Earth and Environmental Science Department
        Full-Time Term Appointment for College Professor

        Okanagan College transforms lives and communities. We educate, train and support our students to excel in the workplace, to succeed in further education and to become lifelong learners. We are intent on being a college which students are proud to attend, where employees are proud to work and whose graduates are highly valued in the workplace and at other post-secondary institutions.

        Arts and Foundational Programs is seeking applications for a full-time term college professor to teach undergraduate courses in Physical Geography and Earth and Environmental Science at the Penticton Campus. Specific courses to be taught include Introductory Physical Geography, Introductory Earth and Environmental Science, and History of the Earth. Okanagan College Penticton Campus offers small class sizes and a friendly setting. Travel to the Kelowna Campus will be required two days per week.

        A Master's Degree in Geography, Earth Science or a closely related field is required; however, a Ph.D. is preferred. Expertise in Physical Geography and Geology is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional teaching record with demonstrated learner-centred teaching philosophy. An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity will be considered an asset. Successful applicants will be an integral part of the team that will help Okanagan College realize the promise of a world-class college.

        This is a full-time term appointment effective August 26, 2008 to April 30, 2009. Salary and working conditions are governed by the Okanagan College Faculty Association Collective Agreement. Placement on the salary scale is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

        For inquiries of an academic nature, please contact Leif Burge, Chair of Geography, at (250) 762-5445, local 4280 or by email at lburge@okanagan.bc.ca. For more information on the Geography & Earth and Environmental Science Department, please visit the department website at http://www.okanagan.bc.ca/Geography.

        As a learner-centred institution, Okanagan College is committed to providing excellence in teaching and learning. For more information about the mission of Okanagan College, please visit our website at www.okanagan.bc.ca.

        Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of a learner-centred focus, and contact information for three referees by Monday, June 02, 2008 to:

        Competition No. FAC0816

        Okanagan College
        Human Resources Division
        1000 KLO Road
        Kelowna, BC, V1Y 4X8

        Emailed applications to jobapps@okanagan.bc.ca are preferred (in Word, PDF, or Rich Text formats) and must include the Competition Number in the subject line. Please disable any auto-replies on your email before sending your application.

        Applications received via mail or fax at (250) 762-3631 will be scanned into an electronic database.

        Okanagan College wishes to thank all applicants for their interest; only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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    April 29, 2008
      York University
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Limited-Term Appointment in Urban and Regional Planning

        The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for a three-year contractually limited appointment (CLA) at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Urban and Regional Planning commencing July 1, 2008. The Faculty of Environmental Studies offers interdisciplinary courses in undergraduate and graduate degree programs and an accredited graduate program in planning. A PhD in Planning or Urban Studies with an emphasis in planning is expected to be completed by the start of employment.

        The successful candidate must be able to contribute to both graduate and undergraduate programs. The candidate will demonstrate strong teaching interests in interdisciplinary and critical approaches to planning and urban problems and be able to teach upper level undergraduate courses as well as courses in the master¹s program in planning. The candidate will also demonstrate promise of a strong research and publication record or equivalent professional contributions. Experience in applied settings is an asset. OPPI membership preferred.

        The candidate will teach the equivalent of three half-year (one semester long) courses and carry a full advising load in the graduate program in planning. Courses to be taught over the years will be chosen from among the following: Undergraduate courses: ENVS 3225 Regional Governance; ENVS 4225 Urban Sustainability; Graduate courses: ENVS 5021 Urban Development Processes; ENVS 6124 Urban and Regional Planning; ENVS 6130 Planning Theory, and a planning workshop or courses as assigned by the Faculty¹s Dean. Short descriptions of the graduate courses can be found on-line at www.yorku.ca/fes/programs/mes/cs_courses.asp

        York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York¹s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the Affirmative Action Office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Temporary entry for citizens of the U.S.A. and Mexico may apply per the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

        A letter of application that addresses teaching, research and professional interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a pedagogical statement, a sample publication and three academic letters of reference should be sent to the address below by May 23, 2008.

        Urban and Regional Planning Search Committee
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Room 126 HNES
        York University
        4700 Keele Street
        Toronto, Ontario
        Canada M3J 1P3
        E-mail: feshires@yorku.ca

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    April 28, 2008
      University of Western Ontario
        Faculty of Sciences
        Director of the Centre for Environment and Sustainability

        Environment and sustainability constitute an interdisciplinary area at The University of Western Ontario, with participation from the Faculties of Science, Engineering, and Social Science. An ongoing major initiative includes the creation of a new centre for research and teaching in environment and sustainability. The University of Western Ontario now invites applications or nominations for a senior-level faculty appointment as Director of this new centre. The selected candidate will be appointed either as Professor (with tenure) or Associate Professor (with tenure or tenure-track (probationary), as appropriate). The initial term of the Directorship will be for a period of 5 years. The starting date will be July 1, 2009 or thereafter.

        The Faculty of Science (home page http://www.uwo.ca/sci/) is host Faculty for the new Centre, and the Faculty of Engineering (http://www.eng.uwo.ca/) and the Faculty of Social Science (http://www.ssc.uwo.ca/) are participating Faculties. It is anticipated that the appointment will be made in one of the departments in the Faculties of Science, Engineering, or Social Science. Assigned duties will include the role of Director of the new Centre for Environment and Sustainability.

        Applications are invited from all interested and qualified individuals. The successful candidate must have an excellent research record in a relevant area and demonstrate the high level of vision, leadership and resourcefulness appropriate to the position of Director. She or he will be expected to lead a vigorous and internationally competitive research program, to supervise graduate and undergraduate student research, and to participate in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

        Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a research plan, and a teaching dossier and must arrange for at least three letters of reference to be sent to:

        Professor David M. Wardlaw, Dean
        Faculty of Science
        The University of Western Ontario
        London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada.

        Consideration of applications will begin September 2, 2008.

        This position is subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Western Ontario is committed to employment equity and welcomes applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities.

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    April 25, 2008
      Carleton University
        Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
        Limited Term Appointment 2 in Physical Geography

        Carleton University’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications for a 12-month limited term appointment in Physical Geography. The appointment will commence on 1 July 2008 and will be at the rank of Instructor. Along with other assigned duties, the successful applicant will teach six half-credit undergraduate courses in the areas of biogeography, climatology and hydrology.

        Applicants should have at least a Masters in Physical Geography or a related field and relevant teaching experience at the time of appointment. Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to: Chair_Geography@carleton.ca.

        Applicants are requested to submit a curriculum vitae, a letter outlining their area(s) of expertise in physical geography, a teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching performance, and arrange for two referees to submit letters of support. Review of applications will commence week of May 26th, 2008 and continue until the position is filled.

        Hard copies of applications and supporting documents should be sent to:

        Mike Brklacich, Professor and Chair
        Room B349 Loeb
        Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
        Carleton University
        1125 Colonel By Drive
        Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6

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    April 15, 2008
      Carleton University
        Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
        Limited Term Appointment in Physical Geography

        Carleton University’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications for a 12-month limited term appointment in Physical Geography. The appointment will commence on 1 July 2008 and will be at the rank of Instructor. The successful applicant will teach Global Environmental Systems (GEOG1010) in the fall and winter terms, Weather and Water (GEOG2013), three other half-credit senior undergraduate courses in physical geography and other duties as assigned.

        Applicants should have or be close to completion of a PhD in Physical Geography or a related field at the time of appointment. Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to: Chair_Geography@carleton.ca.

        Applicants are requested to submit a curriculum vitae, a letter outlining their area(s) of expertise in physical geography, a teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching performance, and arrange for two referees to submit letters of support. Review of applications will commence week of 28 April 2008 and continue until the position is filled.

        Hard copies of applications and supporting documents should be sent to:

        Mike Brklacich, Professor and Chair
        Room B349 Loeb
        Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
        Carleton University
        1125 Colonel By Drive
        Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6

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    April 12, 2008
      Carleton University
        Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
        Limited Term Appointment in Geomatics and Geography

        Carleton University’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications for a 12-month limited term appointment in Geomatics and Geography. The appointment will commence on 1 July 2008 and will be at the rank of Instructor.

        The successful applicant will teach a full credit of Introduction to Geomatics (GEOM2004), two other 0.5 credit courses in Geomatics, a full credit first year seminar course in Geography, and other duties as assigned.

        Applicants should have or be close to completion of a PhD in Geomatics, Geography or a related field at the time of appointment. Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to: :Chair_Geography@carleton.ca.

        Applicants are requested to submit a curriculum vitae, a letter outlining their area(s) of expertise in geomatics and geography, a teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching performance, and arrange for two referees to submit letters of support. Review of applications will commence week of May 12, 2008 and continue until the position is filled.

        Hard copies of applications and supporting documents should be sent to:

        Mike Brklacich, Professor and Chair
        Room B349 Loeb
        Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
        Carleton University
        1125 Colonel By Drive
        Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6

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    April 7, 2008
      University of Waterloo
        Department of Geography
        Lecturer in Geomatics

        Applications are invited by the University of Waterloo for a three-year term appointment, with the possibility of renewal, as a lecturer in Geomatics. Applicants must demonstrate excellence, or the clear promise of excellence, in teaching introductory undergraduate courses in geographic information systems (GIS) and a course in photogrammetry. This is a teaching (non-research) position with a start date of 1 July 2008 or soon thereafter.

        The position is in the Department of Geography, Faculty of Environmental Studies. For additional information see: http://www.fes.uwaterloo.ca/. The Department recently launched a specialized undergraduate program in Geomatics to complement its research strengths in the field.

        Applications must include a statement of the applicant's approach to teaching and learning, a curriculum vitae and the names (with contact information) of three referees. The first stage in the review of applicants will be based on the letter of application and the C.V. Referees will be contacted for those being considered in the second stage of the review. The review of applications will commence on April 20 and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be sent to:

        Chair, Faculty Search Committee
        Department of Geography
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        University of Waterloo
        Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1.

        The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native persons, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. This appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

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    March 20, 2008
      Thompson Rivers University
        Department of Geography
        Limited Term Lecturer in Physical Geography and Geographical Techniques.

        The Department of Geography at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia, invites applications for a one year, Limited Term Lecturer position in physical geography and geographical techniques.

        This position requires teaching the following courses:

        • GEOG 112 Earth’s Lands and Waters
        • GEOG 270 Introduction to Geographical Analysis (including laboratories)
        • GEOG 375 Advanced GIS (including laboratories)
        • One of GEOG 307 Biogeography, GEOG 405 Fluvial Geomorphology; or GEOG 399 Special Topics in Geography
        • The successful candidate will also share in the delivery of the department’s field course in early fall (GEOG 370 Field Course in Geography). Preference will be given to the candidate that can best demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and service, and who possesses strong communication, interpersonal and collegial skills. The position requires a strong commitment to the discipline of geography, regional geographic organizations and participation in departmental initiatives.

        NOTE: This position is subject to budgetary approval.

        QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. (or completion of degree by the date of appointment) in Geography or closely related discipline

        TERM OF EMPLOYMENT:01 July 2008 to 01 July 2009.

        CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:Applications will be reviewed commencing 03 April 2008, and will continue until the successful applicant is found.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Thompson Rivers University is committed to the principle of employment equity. Please forward current curriculum vitae, as well as copies of teaching evaluations, quoting the Competition #08–029 with names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees, along with a copy of graduate transcripts.

        Please submit your application by mail to:

        Career Opportunities,
        Human Resources Division
        Thompson Rivers University
        P.O. Box 3010
        Kamloops, British Columbia
        V2C 5N3 Canada
        or by fax to: Fax 1-250-828-5338
        or by email to:jobops@tru.ca

        Please submit a separate application for each competition, quoting the competition number 08-029. Thompson Rivers University is committed to the principle of employment equity. We wish to thank all applicants; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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    March 19, 2008
      University of Saskatchewan
        Department of Geography
        Term position at the Assistant Professor level in Hydrology and Geomatics

        The Department of Geography, University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a 5-year term position at the Assistant Professor level in Hydrology and Geomatics commencing July 1, 2008. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in geography or a related environmental science by the time of appointment, and show clear promise of effectiveness in teaching and interest in research. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver undergraduate courses in hydrology and geomatics. Expertise in spatial statistics would be considered an asset.

        In addition to academic excellence, the department is looking for applicants whose research interests complement those of faculty currently in the Department. Current research strengths in the Department include surface and groundwater hydrology, cold regions hydrology, hydrochemistry, erosion and sediment transport, and remote sensing. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to affiliate with the University’s Centre for Hydrology ( www.usask.ca/hydrology), which has about 32 affiliated faculty from the Colleges of Arts and Science, Agriculture and Bioresources, and Engineering and strong graduate training and research capabilities.

        The University of Saskatchewan is a major research intensive institution of about 19,000 students with a wide range of training available and superb lab facilities on what is considered the most pleasant university campus in Canada. Canadian hydrology developed from early efforts at the University. The federal National Hydrology Research Centre and provincial Saskatchewan Research Council are located in the University's research park, Innovation Place, a few minutes walk from the university. Information about the University of Saskatchewan and the Department of Geography can be found at: http://artsandscience.usask.ca/geography/.

        Candidates should send a cover letter and full curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, statement of research interests, samples of recent publications, and arrange to have three letters of reference forwarded by April 15, 2008 to:

        Professor Dirk de Boer, Head
        Department of Geography
        University of Saskatchewan
        Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A5, Canada

        Questions regarding this position may be directed to Professor de Boer at dirk.deboer@usask.ca or (306) 966-5671.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. The University is strongly committed to employment equity and especially welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, members from visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Members of these designated groups are encouraged to self-identify in their application.

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    March 12, 2008
      Kwantlen University College
        Department of Geography
        Human Geography Instructor - Competition Number 08-37

        The Geography Department at Kwantlen University College is inviting applications for a part-time non-regular type two position in Human Geography for September 1, 2008. This is a one-year term position with an annualized workload of 50% or greater. Successful applicants will have the expertise and ability to teach courses in Economic Geography and one or more of the following areas: Geography of Resources, the Geography of Cultures, or Social and Cultural Geography. The ability to teach regional geography courses for East and South Asia will be an asset. Candidates should have an outstanding teaching record, a good record of research and scholarly accomplishment, and a commitment to the development of the department. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD.

        Please submit your curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, teaching evaluations, sample course outline, copies of transcripts of all degrees, and the names of two referees, quoting competition number to:

        Human Resource Services
        Kwantlen University College
        13468 77 Avenue
        Surrey, B.C. V3W 6Y3
        Fax (604) 599-2111 or email to employ@kwantlen.ca.

        Incomplete applications will not be considered. The committee will begin reviewing applications in mid-April. The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

        No telephone enquiries please.

        We thank all applicants for their interest in Kwantlen University College. However, only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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      University of Waterloo
        Department of Geography
        Lecturer in Geomatics

        Applications are invited by the University of Waterloo for a three-year term appointment, with the possibility of renewal, as a lecturer in Geomatics. Applicants must demonstrate excellence, or the clear promise of excellence, in teaching introductory undergraduate courses in geographic information systems (GIS) and a course in photogrammetry. This is a teaching (non-research) position with a start date of 1 July 2008 or soon thereafter.

        The position is in the Department of Geography, Faculty of Environmental Studies. For additional information see: http://www.fes.uwaterloo.ca/. The Department recently launched a specialized undergraduate program in Geomatics to complement its research strengths in the field.

        Applications must include a statement of the applicant's approach to teaching and learning, a curriculum vitae and the names (with contact information) of three referees. The first stage in the review of applicants will be based on the letter of application and the C.V. Referees will be contacted for those being considered in the second stage of the review. The review of applications will commence on April 2 and continue until the position is filled.

        Applications should be sent to:

        Chair, Faculty Search Committee
        Department of Geography
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        University of Waterloo
        Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1.

        The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native persons, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. This appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

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      Trent University
        International Development Studies Department
        Limited-Term Positions in Political Economy and Development, and Social and Cultural Aspects of Development

        The International Development Studies Department at Trent University (www.trentu.ca/ids) invites applications for two nine month limited term positions at the assistant professor level commencing September 1, 2008. IDS is an interdisciplinary undergraduate department at Trent University.

        For the first position we are seeking a candidate with expertise in international political economy and development. Candidates must have teaching experience and a Ph.D. in hand or near completion in political studies, geography or a related discipline.

        For the second position we are seeking a candidate with expertise in social and cultural aspects of development. Candidates must have teaching experience and a Ph.D. in hand or near completion. Applications will be welcome from individuals with a background in anthropology, sociology, geography, political studies or a related discipline.

        Candidates should send (in hard or electronic copy) a covering letter, curriculum vitae, and letters from three referees to:

        Winnie Lem
        Chair, International Development Studies
        Trent University
        Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 7B8, Canada
        Email: wlem@trentu.ca.

        Applications must be received by April 25th 2008.

        Trent University is an employment equity employer, and especially invites applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

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    February 29, 2008
      University of Saskatchewan
        Department of Geography
        Limited Term Appointment in Environmental Geography

        The Department of Geography at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a 12 month, limited-term lecturer position in environmental geography effective July 1, 2008.

        Applicants should have a Ph.D., or be near completion, in geography or a related discipline, and show clear promise of effectiveness in teaching and excellence in research. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver introductory and senior-level undergraduate and graduate courses in environmental geography and related topics.

        In addition to academic excellence, the department is looking for applicants whose research interests complement those of faculty currently in the Department. Current research strengths in the Department include Hydrology, Geomatics & Landscape Analysis, Sustainable Cities & Regions and Environment & Health. Information about the University of Saskatchewan and the Department of Geography can be found at: http://www.arts.usask.ca/geography/.

        In July 2007 the University of Saskatchewan established the School of Environment and Sustainability as an interdisciplinary unit designed to connect teaching, research and community outreach. The driving force to shape the philosophy, research and graduate programs of the School is a focus on the human/environment interactions and the need to establish partnerships within and beyond the University.

        Candidates should send a cover letter and full curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, statement of research interests, samples of recent publications, and arrange to have three letters of reference forwarded by April 1, 2008 to:

        Professor Dirk de Boer, Head
        Department of Geography
        University of Saskatchewan
        9 Campus Drive
        Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A5 CANADA

        Questions regarding this position may be directed to Professor de Boer at dirk.deboer@usask.ca or (306) 966-5671.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. The University is strongly committed to employment equity and especially welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, members from visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Members of these designated groups are encouraged to self-identify in their application.

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    February 26, 2008
      Brock University
        Department of Geography
        Limited Term Appointment in Physical Geography

        The Department of Geography invites applications for a 12 month limited-term appointment, subject to final budgetary approval, at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2008. We are seeking a Physical Geographer with specialization in Water Resources to teach the following first, second and third year courses: Principles of Physical Geography (GEOG 1F91), Research Methods in the Geosciences (GEOG 2P11) and Geography of Water Resources (GEOG 3P83).

        Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline, or be close to completion, and should demonstrate successful teaching experience. Applicants should submit by April 1, 2008 a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching and research ability, and three confidential letters of reference to:

        Dr. Hugh Gayler
        Chair, Department of Geography
        Brock University
        St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1, Canada
        Fax to 905-688-6369 or Email to vwagg@brocku.ca

        Must be followed by hard copy.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http://www.brocku.ca/humanrights and include the completed form with their application. More information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website www.brocku.ca

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    February 8, 2008
      University of Manitoba
        Department of Environment and Geography
        Instructor 1 Position

        The Department of Environment and Geography, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full time appointment, at the rank of Instructor 1. This position will commence July 1, 2008 or soon thereafter. The position is continuing, subject to the successful completion of a probationary period.

        Minimum qualifications are a Master's degree in Geography, or related field. We are looking for an individual to teach sections of introductory geography and other courses drawn from the core of our Physical and Human Geography curriculum. The schedule of courses will balance the expertise of the successful candidate with the needs of the Department, and therefore preference will be given to candidates who have a demonstrated teaching ability in the areas of Human and/or Physical Geography. It is expected that the successful candidate will teach between 6 and 8 half-year equivalent courses per year.

        The Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources (est. 2002) is the newest Faculty at the University of Manitoba and offers degrees at the Bachelor's, Master's, and Ph.D. levels in environmental science, environmental studies, geography, geology, geophysics, and natural resources management. Further information can be obtained from http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/environment/

        The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

        Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and the names and contact information of three referees to the address below. The deadline for the receipt of applications is March 31, 2008.

        Send applications to:

        Dr. Tim Papakyriakou, Chair, Search Committee
        c/o Aggie Roberecki
        Department of Environment and Geography
        Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment,
        Earth, and Resources
        University of Manitoba
        213 Isbister Building
        Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
        or by email to Aggie_Roberecki@Umanitoba.ca

        Further information about the position can be obtained from http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/environment/

        Please refer to position number 07195 in all correspondence.

        Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba).

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    February 7, 2008
      Wilfrid Laurier University
        Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
        Full-time Limited Term Position: Resource/Environmental Management and Physical Geography

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies has an opening for a full-time, one year, limited term position at the assistant professor level to begin July 1, 2008 (subject to budgetary approval).

        The position is in the area of Resource/Environmental Management and Physical Geography. Candidates will have a demonstrated understanding of physical processes, and their implications for resource management. The appointee will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching and research in a combination of fields in resource and environmental management, and physical geography. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Risks and Disasters, Field and Lab Techniques, Wildlife Management, Parks and Protected Areas, Social-Ecological Systems Approaches and The Surface of Earth.

        The successful candidate must have or be near completion of a PhD at the time of appointment and demonstrate clear promise of excellence in research as well as effectiveness in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is expected that the successful applicant will seek external funding to support their research program. Applicants can learn more about the Department and faculty interests at http://www.wlu.ca/homepage.php?grp_id=149

        To apply, send a curriculum vitae, a short statement of research and teaching interests, up to three selected reprints, and the names and e-mail addresses of three referees to:

        Dr. Mary-Louise Byrne
        Chair, Geography and Environmental Studies
        Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5

        Closing date for applications and supporting materials is March 28, 2008. Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. David Docherty.

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    February 4, 2008
      Trent University
        Department of Geography
        Nine Month Limited-Term Lecturer/Assistant Professor Appointment

        Applications are invited by the Department of Geography for a nine month limited-term appointment at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor level, to teach the following courses commencing September 1, 2008. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

        GEOG 271H (fall term) Cities: An Introduction to Urban Geography; GEOG 296H (winter term) Wealth, Power and Space: An Introduction to Economic Geography; GEOG 371H (winter term) Urban Planning; GEOG 373H (fall term) Urban Social Geography. The position also involves some supervision of Honours Theses.

        In general, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a willingness to develop challenging and innovative approaches to teaching, as well as an ability to work closely with colleagues and students. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be near completion and have undergraduate teaching experience.

        The undergraduate curriculum of the Department of Geography emphasizes small group teaching and fieldwork. Additional information on the Department and the University can be obtained at http://www.trentu.ca/geography.

        Trent University is an employment equity employer and especially invites applications from women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

        Applicants must include with the letter of application: a curriculum vitae and the names (with contact information) of three possible referees.

        Deadline for receipt of complete applications is April 30, 2008.

        Applications should be sent to:

        Professor Cheryl McKenna Neuman, Chair
        Department of Geography
        Trent University
        1600 West Bank Drive
        Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8.
        Voice: 705 748-1011 ext 7307; Fax: 705 748-1205
        Email: cmckneuman@trentu.ca

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    January 28, 2008
      Athabasca University
        Centre for Global and Social Analysis
        Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Human Geography

        The Assistant Professor Human Geography will be expected to co-develop the program in Geography, with responsibility for the BA in Geography at Athabasca University. The successful candidate will have or be near completion of a PhD in Geography, or a closely related discipline. The incumbent should demonstrate an ability to teach a range of undergraduate courses in the field of Human Geography, as well as to supervise course development outside their area of specialization. Experience in distance or adult education is an asset. Each candidate is required to provide evidence of a record of effective undergraduate teaching. All educational credentials must be recognized in Canada.

        In addition to teaching and program development, duties include supervising tutors, course development and management (including web based resources), student advising, assisting students in research projects, and general participation in the work of the Centre and the University. The candidate will be expected to show evidence of an ability to establish a research program in an area of Human Geography. All fields of research specialization are open.

        Candidates should also indicate in their letter how they might contribute to one or more of the following initiatives at Athabasca University ­ Global Studies, Environmental Studies, the proposed Athabasca River Basin Research Centre, International Programs, and/or graduate teaching. Click here http://www1.athabascau.ca/hr/careers/jobprofiles/academic.doc for the full job profile.

        This is an AUFA tenure-track position. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience, supplemented by a generous benefits package.

        Further information about this position may be obtained from Dr. Tony Simmons: via email, tonys@athabascau.ca.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

        Applicants should forward a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, samples of student evaluations; courses taught and/or written; and the names, addresses and contact information of three referees, quoting Competition #A00341. This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found; however, the selection committee will begin reviewing applications on April 30, 2008. Applications should be e-mailed to the Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources, Athabasca University at resume@athabascau.ca.

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