The Canadian Association of Geographers
l'Association canadienne des géographes

CAGLIST JOB POSTINGS ARCHIVE #14

Rank
Specialty
Location
Closing Date
CRC Tier II
Sustainable Rural Futures in Atlantic Canada
Dalhousie University
CLOSED
Limited Term Instructor
Physical Geography
University of Lethbridge
CLOSED
Tenure-track Instructor
Human Geography
University of British Columbia
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Economic Geography
Memorial University of Newfoundland
CLOSED
Professeur(e)
Études de l’Environnement/Géographie
Université d’Ottawa
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Environmental Studies/Geography
University of Ottawa
CLOSED
Durée limitée Professeur(e)
Systèmes d’Information Géographiques/Télédétection
Université d’Ottawa
CLOSED
Limited-term Assistant Professor
Geographic Information Systems/Remote Sensing
University of Ottawa
CLOSED
Associate Professor
Terrestrial Global Hydrology & Climatology
McGill University
CLOSED
Term Lecturer/Assistant
Environmental GIS
Mount Allison University
CLOSED
Assistant/Associate
Climate Science
University of Waterloo
CLOSED
Assistant/Associate
Planning
University of Alberta
CLOSED
CRC Tier II
Environment and Natural Resources
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
CLOSED
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Social Sciences Research Laboratories
University of Saskatchwean
CLOSED
Associate Professor
Hydrologist
Memorial University
CLOSED
Tenure-track
Urban Services Planning
University of Waterloo
CLOSED
Assistant or Associate Professor
Sustainability Science
University of Saskatchewan
CLOSED
Entry-Level, Tenure-track
Urban Geography
Carleton University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Hydrological Science
University of Calgary
CLOSED
Tenure-track
Planning: Environment and Health
University of Waterloo
CLOSED
Canada Research Chair
Environmental History
Nipissing University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Economic Geography
University of Toronto
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Urban Geography
University of Calgary
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Environment and Urban Sustainability
Ryerson University
CLOSED
Professeur ou Professeure
Géomorphologie Fluviale
Université de Montréal
CLOSED
Assistant or Associate professor
Fluvial Geomorphology
Université de Montréal
CLOSED
Professeure ou Professeur
Science de l'Information Géographique
Université de Montréal
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Geographical Information Systems
Université de Montréal
CLOSED
Assistant/Associate Professor
Development Geography
Western University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Urban Planning
Ryerson University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Remote Sensing & Wetlands Modelling & Monitoring
University of Victoria
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Climatology
University of Toronto Mississauga
CLOSED
Lecturer
Human Geography
University of Toronto Mississauga
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Biogeography
Memorial University of Newfoundland
CLOSED
Canada Research Chair
Food Security
University of British Columbia
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
International Development Studies
York University
CLOSED
Entry-Level Tenure-Track
Critical Geographies of Global Systems
Carleton University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Urban Sustainability
McGill University
CLOSED
Continuing Faculty
Social Science General 1
Quest University Canada
CLOSED
Remote Sensing Physical Scientist
Optical and/or Radar Remote Sensing
Department of Natural Resources
CLOSED
Spécialiste de la télédétection
Télédétection Optiques ou Radar
Ministère des Ressources naturelles
CLOSED
Professorship
Water Policy and Research
McMaster University
CLOSED
Assistant/Associate Professor
Climate and Society
University of Waterloo
CLOSED
Sessional Lecturer Positions
Physical Geography
Thompson Rivers University
CLOSED
Limited-term Lecturer/Assistant
Human Geography
McMaster University
CLOSED
Limited-Term Lecturer
Physical Geography
Simon Fraser University
CLOSED
Canada Research Chair II
Gender, Justice & Development
University of Guelph
CLOSED
Limited-Term Assistant Professor
Urban Planning
University of Toronto
CLOSED
Academic Associate
Geographic Information Centre
McGill University
CLOSED
Canada Research Chair
Canadian Diversity Studies & Social Justice
Mount Allison University
CLOSED
Open Rank
Hydrometeorology & Climate Science
University of Saskatchewan
CLOSED
Research Chair
Food Security and Sovereignty
University of Alberta
CLOSED
Director
Undergraduate Program in Planning
University of Alberta
CLOSED
Faculty Lecturer
Human Geography
University of Alberta
CLOSED
Professeur
Géographie et sciences de l’environnement
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
CLOSED
Professor
Geography and Environmental Sciences
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
CLOSED
Research Assistant
Geographic Information Centre
McGill University
CLOSED
Limited Term Lecturer
Physical Geography
University of Toronto Mississauga
CLOSED
Tier II CRC
Climate Change Impacts/Adaption in Northern Canada
Carleton University
CLOSED
Limited Term Assistant Professor
Environmental Sustainability
Ryerson University
CLOSED
Limited Term Assistant Professor
Urban Geography
Ryerson University
CLOSED
Lecturer/Assistant Professor
Geomatics
Brock University
CLOSED
Assistant/Associate
Social & Environmental Innovation
University of Waterloo
CLOSED
Limited-Term Lecturer/Assistant
Urban and Regional Geography
Trent University
CLOSED
Research Chair
Social Responsibility, Climate Change & Adaptation
University of Regina
CLOSED
Temporary Full-Time Sessional
Geography and Planning
Trinity Western University
CLOSED
Limited-term Assistant
Women and Gender Studies
University of Toronto
CLOSED
Contract Limited/Assistant Professor
Resource Management
Algoma University
CLOSED
Assistant Professor
Gender and Women’s Studies
University of British Columbia, Okanagan
CLOSED


    May 7, 2013
      Queen's University
      Departments of Geography and Public Health Sciences
      Canada Research Chair Tier 2 in Climate Change and Environmental Health

      The Departments of Geography (Faculty of Arts and Science) and Public Health Sciences (formerly Community Health and Epidemiology, Faculty of Health Sciences) at Queen's University invite applications for a Canada Research Chair (CRC) Tier 2 under the theme of Climate Change and Environmental Health. The successful candidate should hold a PhD in the natural, health, or social sciences that allows the candidate to examine issues related to climate change, air/water quality, and, more broadly, environmental health. We are looking for an individual who will address and enhance our understanding of environmental change impacts on public and/or population health. The candidate will be expected to enhance, expand, and provide leadership in a dynamic research program of international reputation, leading to high-quality peer-reviewed publications and the mentorship and research supervision of graduate students. In addition, the candidate will also provide effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and make administrative contributions through service at the University, Faculty, and Departmental levels. Decisions will be made on the basis of demonstrated research excellence, complementarity of research interests with existing strengths, and potential for effective collegial service. This is a tenure-track or tenured position available at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Queen’s University Strategic Research Plan identifies areas of emphasis at the university and can be found at http://www.queensu.ca/vpr/SRP/SRPMay2012Final.pdf.

      The Canada Research Chair program was established by the Canadian Federal Government to foster world-class research excellence at Canadian universities. The program’s Terms of Reference for qualifications are online at www.chairs.gc.ca. The Canada Research Chairs program expects Tier 2 nominees: to be within 10 years of receiving their PhD; to be excellent emerging researchers who have demonstrated particular research creativity; to have demonstrated the potential to achieve international recognition in their fields in the next five to ten years; to be proposing an original, innovative research program of high quality; and, as a chair holder, to have the potential to attract excellent trainees, students and future researchers. Appointment to this Canada Research Chair position is subject to review and final approval by the Canada Research Chair Secretariat.

      Review of applications will begin July 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants are asked to submit: a letter of application describing their research and teaching interests; curriculum vitae; three samples of the candidate’s published work; and letters from three referees.

      Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application package electronically (either as PDFs or MSWord files). They may be sent by email to: Paul Treitz, Head, Department of Geography, Faculty of Arts and Science, Queen’s University, in care of Joan Knox at knoxj@queensu.ca.

      Applicants who are unable to submit their materials electronically may send hard copies by regular mail to:

      Dr. Paul Treitz,
      Head, Department of Geography
      Faculty of Arts and Science
      Mackintosh-Corry Hall, D201
      Queen’s University
      Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
      Tel (613) 533-2903; Fax: (613) 533-6122.

      The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. The academic staff at Queen’s is governed by a collective agreement between Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University, which is posted at: http://www.queensu.ca/provost/faculty/facultyrelations/qufa/collectiveagreement.html

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    May 3, 2013
      University of Waterloo
      Faculty of Environment
      NSERC Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Ecosystem and Climate

      The Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo (http://uwaterloo.ca/environment/) is seeking applications for a nomination to a NSERC Canada Research Chair Tier 2. The theme is Ecosystem and Climate with a focus on one or more of the following areas: 1. Soil-vegetation-atmosphere interactions including boundary layer processes; 2. Aquatic ecology and ecosystem modeling; 3. Hydroclimatology and/or ecosystem functioning; 4. Frequency and magnitude of events/hazards and risks in natural systems (e.g. slope stability, floods). We are particularly interested in applicants who can address scientific problems across spatial and temporal scales and who can combine diverse approaches and methodologies in their research program (e.g. data mining and analysis, laboratory work, modeling, field experimentation).

      The Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo is a world leader in interdisciplinary research and teaching on the environment and sustainability. The Faculty is the home of five academic units: Department on Environment and Resource Studies, Department of Geography and Environmental Management, Center for Knowledge Integration, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development and the School of Planning. The Faculty is a dynamic and vibrant academic environment with 70 faculty members, 45 staff, 2 000 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students. The Faculty is innovative in its teaching and cutting edge in its research.

      The selected candidate will join the Department of Geography and Environmental Management or the Department of Environment and Resource Studies. Applicants are encouraged to establish links between their research program and the activities at the Water Institute, the Interdisciplinary Center on Climate Change or the Center on Ecosystem Resilience and Adaptation all housed at the University of Waterloo. Potential candidates should have an established record of excellence in research and have demonstrated an ability to teach and supervise students. Candidates are invited to submit an application including:

      • an updated and complete curriculum vitae.

      • a letter of interest outlining (maximum: 6 pages):
          1. their qualifications for a successful Chair application;
          ii. the fit of their profile and expertise with one or more of the focused areas;
          iii. the vision and future research program for the Chair;
          iv. novel opportunities for training highly qualified personnel;
          v. the potential for the Chair to enhance the scholarly leadership and innovation capacity of the Faculty and University in strategic areas.

      • the names and contact information of three referees.

      Applications should be sent to:

      Professor André Roy
      Dean, Faculty of Environment
      University of Waterloo
      200 University Avenue West
      Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1
      Canada
      Email: agroy@uwaterloo.ca
      Tel: 519 888 4567 ext: 32884

      Deadline for submission: We will begin to examine applications on May 20, 2013 until a potential nominee for the CRC is found. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval and approval by the CRC program review process. Eligibility criteria and CRC program information can be found at the following website: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca. Benefits associated with such Chairs include teaching release, startup funds, and ongoing research/student support appropriate to the research program.

      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

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      University of Victoria
      Department of Geography
      Limited-Term Senior Instructor position in Urban Geography

      The Department of Geography, University of Victoria, invites applications for an 8 month, Limited-Term Senior Instructor position in Urban Geography. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. or nearly completed Ph.D. in the field of Geography.

      The incumbent will have strong teaching and interpersonal skills and will share the Department's commitment to innovation in teaching and to a collegial, interdisciplinary environment.

      Remuneration for this position is $43,333 for the 8 month period. There is no right to reappointment to this position; each reappointment will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

      This 8-month limited term position teaches the following 6 courses from September 1, 2013 to April 30, 2014:

      Fall 2013: (Sept.-Dec.)

        GEOG 327 Research Methods in Human Geography
        GEOG 340 Geography of the City
        GEOG 344 Urban Problems of Pacific Rim Developing Countries

      Spring 2014: (Jan.-Apr.)

        GEOG 388 Regional Studies (region to be determined)
        GEOG 440 Interpreting the Suburban Landscape
        GEOG 448 Urban Social Geography and Planning

      Letters of application should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching ability. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent prior to the closing date. Completed applications must be received by June 7, 2013.

      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

      Telephone: 250-721-7325
      Email: chair@mail.geog.uvic.ca
      Web: http://geography.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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    April 30, 2013
      Thompson Rivers University
      Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
      Sessional Lecturer in Regional Geography and Geography of First Nations Issues in British Columbia

      The Department of Geography & Environmental Studies at Thompson Rivers University invites applications for a sessional lecturer position in Regional Geography and Geography of First Nations Issues in British Columbia.

      Courses to be taught:

      Fall 2013:

        GEOG 2230: Regional Geography of British Columbia

      Winter 2013:

        GEOG 2230: Regional Geography of British Columbia
        GEOG 4850: Geography of First Nations Issues in British Columbia

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Ph.D. in Geography or a closely related discipline

      TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: September 4, 2013 to April 28, 2014

      REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed commencing May 31, 2013, and may continue until position is filled.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 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. Please forward applications via e-mail to jobops@tru.ca, quoting the Competition #13-072 in the subject line. Include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, the names and full contact information for three (3) referees, along with copies of all university transcripts.

      • Only attachments in the following formats will be accepted: Word (.doc, .docx), PDF, Text (.txt), Excel (.xls, .xlsx). Paper and/or faxed applications will no longer be considered.
      • We wish to thank all applicants, however; only those under consideration will be contacted.

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      Thompson Rivers University
      Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
      Sessional Lecturer in Physical Geography and Geographical Analysis.

      The Department of Geography & Environmental Studies at Thompson Rivers University invites applications for a sessional lecturer position in Physical Geography and Geographical Analysis.

      Courses to be taught:

      Fall 2013:

        GEOG 1120: Earth’s Lands and Waters - 3 Lab Sections
        GEOG 1220: Climatology and Biogeography - Lecture and 3 Lab Sections
        GEOG 2700: Introduction to Geographical Analysis - 1 Lab Section

        Winter 2014:
        GEOG 1120: Earth’s Lands and Water - 2 Lab Sections
        GEOG 1220: Climatology and Biogeography - 3 Lab Sections

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Ph.D. in Geography or a closely related discipline. Those applying solely for the lab positions must hold a M.Sc. or M.A. in Physical Geography or a closely related discipline.

      TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: September 4, 2013 to April 28, 2014

      REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed commencing May 31, 2013, and may continue until position is filled.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 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. Please forward applications via e-mail to jobops@tru.ca, quoting the Competition #13-073 in the subject line. Include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, the names and full contact information for three (3) referees, along with copies of all university transcripts.

      • Only attachments in the following formats will be accepted: Word (.doc, .docx), PDF, Text (.txt), Excel (.xls, .xlsx). Paper and/or faxed applications will no longer be considered.
      • We wish to thank all applicants, however; only those under consideration will be contacted.

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      Thompson Rivers University
      Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
      Sessional Lecturer in Urban Geography.

      The Department of Geography & Environmental Studies at Thompson Rivers University invites applications for a sessional lecturer position in Urban Geography.

      Course to be taught:

        GEOG 2120: Geography in an Urbanizing World

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Ph.D. in Geography or a closely related discipline, or a terminal degree in Urban Planning

      TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: September 4, 2013 to December 20, 2013

      REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed commencing May 31, 2013, and may continue until position is filled.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 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. Please forward applications via e-mail to jobops@tru.ca, quoting the Competition #13-074 in the subject line. Include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, the names and full contact information for three (3) referees, along with copies of all university transcripts.

      • Only attachments in the following formats will be accepted: Word (.doc, .docx), PDF, Text (.txt), Excel (.xls, .xlsx). Paper and/or faxed applications will no longer be considered.
      • We wish to thank all applicants, however; only those under consideration will be contacted.

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    April 17, 2013
      University of Toronto Mississauga
      Department of Geography
      One-Year Part-time (67%) Limited Term Appointment in Physical Geography

      The Department of Geography invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year part-time Limited Term Lecturer in physical geography. Candidates with a PhD are strongly preferred, but ABDs may also be considered, with a doctorate completed or in progress in an area of physical geography with a focus on geomorphology, climatology or a related field. Previous experience in teaching physical geography at the undergraduate level is essential, and evidence of commitment to teaching and strong teaching performance must be supplied. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the equivalent of two full courses at the undergraduate level:

        Introduction to Physical Geography
        Introduction to Geomorphology
        Glaciers
        Global Climate Change

      The start date is August 1, 2013. The deadline for applications is May 30, 2013.

      Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining their teaching experience and area of research expertise, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (including course outlines, evaluations, and a statement regarding teaching philosophy and pedagogical innovation), and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to:

      Professor Kathi Wilson, Chair
      Department of Geography
      Room 3283 Davis Building
      University of Toronto Mississauga
      3359 Mississauga Rd. N.
      Mississauga, Ontario, L5L 1C6
      Email: geography.utm@utoronto.ca

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    April 2, 2013
      Trent University
      Department of Geography
      Nine Month Limited-term Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Urban Geography and Economic Geography

      Applications are invited by the Department of Geography for a nine month limited-term appointment at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor level (subject to budgetary approval), to contribute to teaching in Urban Geography and Economic Geography commencing August 1, 2013. The position also involves participation in the 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., have Geography undergraduate teaching experience, and to have an active research program.

      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.

      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: May 15, 2013.

      Applications should be sent to:

      Professor Jim Buttle, Chair
      Department of Geography
      Trent University
      1600 West Bank Drive
      Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8
      Voice: 705-748-1011, ext 7475; Fax: 705-748-1205
      Email: jbuttle@trentu.ca

      Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from qualified candidates from the following groups: women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

      In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

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    March 28, 2013
      University of Winnipeg
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Social Dimensions of Environmental Change, Climate Change Adaptation and Sustainable Food Systems

      The Department of Geography at The University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We seek an outstanding individual with demonstrated commitment to research and teaching in social dimensions of environmental change, climate change adaptation and sustainable food systems. Experience working in northern Canada would be an asset. The successful candidate will have substantial teaching experience and demonstrated potential to fund, conduct and disseminate research.

      Applicants must hold a PhD in an appropriate discipline and are expected to have a strong research record and a commitment to undergraduate teaching; postdoctoral experience is preferred. The ideal candidate will be highly interdisciplinary and have experience developing innovative teaching and research methods using multimedia.

      Subject to budgetary approval, the effective date of appointment will be July 1, 2013, or as soon afterward as possible. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

      The closing date for applications is May 10, 2013.

      Applications should include a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and samples of relevant reprints or writing. Applicants should arrange for this material and three confidential letters of reference to be sent by email or mail to:

      Dr. Marc Vachon,
      Chair, Department of Geography
      The University of Winnipeg
      515 Portage Avenue
      Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 2E9, Canada
      Email: m.vachon@uwinnipeg.ca

      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.

      Job Description

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    March 27, 2013
      Wilfrid Laurier University
      Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
      Full-time One Year Limited Term Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies

      Position Summary The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications for a full-time one year, limited term position at the assistant professor level beginning July 1, 2013, subject to budgetary approval. The position is in the area of Environmental Studies with a teaching focus in the areas of environmental and resource management. By way of publications in reputable journals the candidate will demonstrate his/her understanding of environmental and resource management. The successful candidate will teach five courses which include GG290 (Global Resource & Environmental Issues), ES298 (Environmental Thought), ES392 (Environmental Impact Assessment) and ES496 (Theory and Practice of Sustainability) plus one other.

      The successful candidate must have a PhD at the time of appointment and demonstrate clear promise of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. Applicants can learn more about the department at http://www.wlu.ca/homepage.php?grp_id=149

      Interested candidates should forward a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a short statement of research and teaching interests, up to three selected reprints and names and email addresses of three referees.

      All materials should be sent to:

      Dr. Michael English
      Chair, Geography and Environmental Studies
      Wilfrid Laurier University
      Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5

      The deadline for receipt of all materials is May 1, 2013. Electronic applications will be accepted by email to ddassen@wlu.ca or menglish@wlu.ca.

      Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons 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. In accordance with the requirements of Human Resources Skills Development Canada and Citizenship and Immigration Canada the successful applicant will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

      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. Michael Carroll (mcarroll@wlu.ca). Further information on the equity policy can be found at https://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id-=2465&p=10545 .

      To obtain a copy of this job description in an accessible format, please contact the Dean of Arts Office at artsinfo@wlu.ca.

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    March 20, 2013
      Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
      Centre Urbanisation Culture Société
      Professeur(e)-Chercheur(e) en Études urbaines (spécialisation en gouvernance et durabilité urbaine)

      L’INRS est une université de recherche et de formation aux 2e et 3e cycles. Première au Canada pour son intensité en recherche (subventions par professeur), l’INRS rassemble 150 professeurs et près de 700 étudiants et stagiaires postdoctoraux répartis dans quatre centres situés à Québec, Montréal, Varennes et Laval. Actives en recherche fondamentale, essentielle à l’avancement de la science au Québec et sur l’échiquier international, les équipes de recherche de l’INRS jouent un rôle clé dans le développement de solutions concrètes aux préoccupations de notre société.

      Le Centre Urbanisation Culture Société est présentement à la recherche d’un(e)
      PROFESSEUR(E)-CHERCHEUR(E) en
      Études urbaines (spécialisation en gouvernance et durabilité urbaine)
      (Poste menant à la permanence)

      FONCTIONS:

      • Développer, dans le cadre des programmes multidisciplinaires du centre, des activités de recherche novatrices;
      • Assurer le financement de ses recherches par le biais d’octrois externes avec des partenaires de tous horizons, et ce, avec le soutien de l’INRS;
      • Participer à des activités de formation, notamment dans le cadre des programmes de 2e et 3e cycles du centre, et à l’encadrement d’étudiants et de personnel de recherche dans les domaines liés à la gouvernance et à la mise en oeuvre de la durabilité urbaine.

      EXIGENCES:

      • Être titulaire d’un doctorat en études urbaines ou dans un domaine connexe (science politique, sociologie, géographie, sciences de l’environnement, sciences économiques ou aménagement);
      • Détenir une productivité scientifique démontrant autonomie et originalité;
      • Démontrer une aptitude pour la recherche fondamentale et appliquée;
      • Être capable de travailler en équipe et en réseau dans une perspective multidisciplinaire ainsi qu’en collaboration avec des représentants de différents organismes;
      • Avoir des aptitudes pour l’enseignement et l’encadrement d’étudiants aux 2e et 3e cycles;
      • Posséder des qualités d’entrepreneuriat et démontrer sa capacité d’autofinancer ses recherches;
      • Détenir une expérience de recherche postdoctorale constitue un atout.

      LIEU DE TRAVAIL:

      • Centre Urbanisation Culture Société, Montréal

      LANGUE DU TRAVAIL:

      • La langue du travail est le français. La connaissance de l’anglais ainsi que d’une troisième langue constitue un atout.
        Les candidats pour qui le français n’est pas une langue usuelle sont fortement encouragés à soumettre leur candidature. Le centre mettra à leur disponibilité les ressources nécessaires afin de faciliter leur apprentissage de la langue française.

      SALAIRE:

      • Selon la convention collective en vigueur à l'INRS.

      Les personnes intéressées sont priées de faire parvenir leur curriculum vitæ complet, une copie de leurs trois plus importantes publications, un bref résumé de leurs intérêts de recherche et d’enseignement ainsi que le nom et les coordonnées de trois références, avant le 15 mai 2013, en indiquant le numéro de concours DS 13-04, à :

      Madame Claire Poitras
      Directrice
      Centre Urbanisation Culture Société
      385, rue Sherbrooke Est
      Montréal (Québec) H2X 1E3

      Ou à: concours@ucs.inrs.ca

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    March 12, 2013
      Université de Montréal
      Département de géographie
      Professeur ou professeure en géomorphologie fluviale, hydrologie environnementale ou étude des bassins versants

      Le Département de géographie sollicite des candidatures pour occuper un poste de professeur ou de professeure à temps plein au rang de professeur adjoint ou agrégé œuvrant en géomorphologie fluviale, hydrologie environnementale ou étude des bassins versants.

      Fonctions: Le candidat retenu sera appelé à enseigner aux trois cycles, à encadrer des étudiants aux études supérieures, à poursuivre des activités de recherche, de publication et de rayonnement ainsi qu’à contribuer aux activités de l’institution.

      Exigences:

      • Doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline connexe, avec spécialisation en géographie physique.
      • Publications témoignant d’une contribution à la recherche en géomorphologie fluviale, en hydrologie ou dans l'étude des bassins versants.
      • Expérience en enseignement.
      • Le candidat retenu devra poursuivre un vigoureux programme de recherche en dynamique des cours d'eau ou des bassins versants. Un programme de recherche en milieu nordique ou froid serait un atout.
      • Maîtrise de la langue française.*

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

      Entrée en fonction: À compter du 1er juin 2013.

      Clôture du concours: Le dossier de candidature, constitué d’une lettre de motivation, d’un curriculum vitæ, d’un exemplaire de publications ou de travaux de recherche récents, d’une proposition de programme de recherche et d’une présentation des intérêts d’enseignement, doit parvenir à l’adresse ci-dessous au plus tard le 15 avril 2013. Ce poste restera ouvert jusqu’à ce qu’il soit comblé.

      Les candidats doivent également demander à trois personnes de faire parvenir une lettre de recommandation au directeur du département à l’adresse suivante :

      Paul Comtois, directeur
      Département de géographie
      Université de Montréal
      C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
      Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7
      CANADA

      Les personnes intéressées trouveront des renseignements sur le Département de géographie en consultant le site Web à l’adresse suivante : www.geog.umontreal.ca.

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      * Programme d’accès à l’égalité en emploi: L’Université de Montréal souscrit au principe d’accès à l’égalité en emploi et invite les femmes, les membres des minorités visibles, les membres des minorités ethniques, les personnes handicapées et les autochtones à poser leur candidature. Nous invitons tous les candidats à remplir le formulaire d’accès à l’égalité en emploi, disponible à l’adresse suivante : http://www.drh.umontreal.ca/documents/bpe/bpe_paee/formulaire_PAEE_bpe.pdf, et à le joindre à leur dossier de candidature. Nous vous assurons de la confidentialité des informations recueillies qui ne seront utilisées qu’à des fins statistiques pour l’accès à l’égalité, conformément à l’article 18,1 de la Charte des droits et libertés de la personne.

      Politique linguistique de l’Université de Montréal: L’Université de Montréal est une université québécoise de langue française, à rayonnement international. Dans le cadre du renouvellement de son corps professoral, elle intensifie le recrutement des meilleurs spécialistes dans le monde et s’assure par ailleurs que, conformément à la Politique linguistique de l’Université de Montréal http://secretariatgeneral.umontreal.ca/fileadmin/user_upload/secretariat/doc_officiels/reglements/administration/adm10-34_politique-linguistique.pdf, les professeurs qu’elle recrute qui ne maîtrisent pas le français à leur entrée en fonction bénéficient d’un programme de soutien à l’apprentissage de la langue française.

      Privilège de confidentialité des candidatures: Les procédures de nomination en vigueur à l’Université de Montréal prévoient que tous les dossiers de candidature 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 de motivation.

      Exigences en matière d’immigration
      Conformément aux exigences prescrites en matière d’immigration au Canada, cette annonce s’adresse en priorité aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents.

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      Université de Montréal
      Département de géographie
      Full-time Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate professor in Fluvial Geomorphology, Environmental Hydrology or Watersheds Studies.

      The Department of Geography is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track professor position, at the rank of assistant or associate professor in Fluvial Geomorphology, Environmental Hydrology or Watersheds Studies.

      Responsibilities: The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University.

      Requirements:

      • PhD in Physical Geography or in a related field of Natural Sciences.
      • Significant publications in the field of Fluvial Geomorphology, Environmental Hydrology or Watersheds Studies.
      • Teaching experience.
      • The successful candidate must present a high-quality research program in Dynamics of Rivers or of Watersheds. A research program centered on Nordic or cold environments would be an asset.
      • Proficiency in the French language. The Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy [http://secretariatgeneral.umontreal.ca/fileadmin/user_upload/secretariat/doc_officiels/reglements/administration/adm10-34_politique-linguistique.pdf], the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.

      Salary: The Université de Montréal offers a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits.

      Starting Date: from June 1st, 2013.

      Deadline: The complete application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of three recent publications, a research proposal (maximum 3 pages) and a statement of teaching interests, must be received by the Department Chair at the postal address below by April, 15th 2013. This position remains open until filled.

      Candidates’ applications and three letters of recommendation must be sent by mail at:

      Paul Comtois, directeur
      Département de géographie
      Université de Montréal
      C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
      Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7
      CANADA

      For more information about the Department of Geography please consult the Web site at: www.geog.umontreal.ca.

      Confidentiality: The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

      Employment Equity Program: The Université de Montréal upholds the principles of employment equity and welcomes applications from women, ethnic and visible minorities, aboriginals and people with disabilities. All applicants are asked to complete the employment equity identification questionnaire posted at http://www.drh.umontreal.ca/documents/bpe/bpe_paee/formulaire_PAEE_bpe.pdf, and attach it to their application.

      Immigration Requirements: In compliance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority shall be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

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    March 6, 2013
      McGill University
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-track Associate Professor in Terrestrial Global Hydrology & Climatology

      Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Associate Professor level in the Department of Geography beginning July 1, 2013.

      The appointee’s teaching and research will focus on modelling large basin, continental or global-scale stores and movement of freshwater. We are particularly interested in someone whose research couples large scale hydrology with changes in climate, land cover/use, and/or the human appropriation of water, and their effect on the freshwater hydrological cycle. Research should emphasize geophysical controls, biogeochemical transfers, links with climate, and/or integration across scales in hydrological systems. Resolving the global water cycle and determining how human activity is altering this cycle is recognized as a “grand challenge” in the undergraduate Earth System Science program at McGill University. Expertise in global terrestrial hydrology will be an obvious asset in McGill’s FQRNT-funded Global Environmental and Climate Change Centre, and complement existing expertise in land use/land cover change, biogeochemistry, landscape ecology, and fluvial and periglacial geomorphology in the Department of Geography.

      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 PhD and have demonstrated excellence in research, teaching and communication. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

      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 March 19, 2013 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

      Dr. Tim Moore
      Chair, Department of Geography
      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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    February 28, 2013
      University of Lethbridge
      Department of Geography
      Eleven-month Term Instructor Academic Assistant 2) in Physical Geography

      The Department of Geography at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for an eleven-month term Instructor position (Academic Assistant 2) in the field of physical geography beginning 1 July 2013, subject to budgetary approval. This position may become a probationary/continuing position, following the initial appointment, depending on budgetary and faculty staffing considerations.

      A Master’s or PhD degree in Geography or a related field is required. The ability to teach laboratory assignments using ArcGIS and ENVI software, field techniques, and air photograph interpretation is essential. The capacity to teach undergraduate courses unsupervised (up to a half of the assignment) is required. Familiarity with computer programming (Python), while not essential, will be considered an asset.

      Instructional duties will include: teaching introductory physical geography; preparation and delivery of laboratory sections for geomorphology, hydrology, glaciology, soils, weather and climate, GIS, and remote sensing courses; and grading of student work. Consultation with students outside of scheduled teaching hours is required. Additional duties will include inventory and maintenance of field and laboratory equipment, software license updates, and the maintenance and use of the Departmental map collections. Duties also include graduate student teaching assistant coordination. Contribution to field course(s) outside of regular semester teaching may be requested.

      Located in southern Alberta, Lethbridge offers a sunny, dry climate that is surprisingly mild for the prairies, excellent cultural and recreational amenities and attractive economic conditions. Founded in 1967, the University has an enrolment of over 8,000 students. For more information about the University, please visit our web site at http://www.uleth.ca, or the Department’s web site at http://www.uleth.ca/artsci/geography.

      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.

      Applications should include a curriculum vitae, official transcripts, teaching statement and course evaluations. Send this material and arrange for the letters of reference to be mailed directly to:

      Dr. Wei Xu
      Chair, Department of Geography
      The University of Lethbridge
      4401 University Drive
      Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 3M4
      Telephone: (403) 332-4561, Fax: (403) 329-2016

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      University of British Columbia
      Department of Geography
      Full-time Tenure-track Instructor I in Human Geography

      The University of British Columbia, Vancouver invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Instructor I position in the Department of Geography (http://www.geog.ubc.ca/).

      The incumbent’s academic appointment will be in the Department of Geography, but s/he is expected to dedicate about 2/3 of workload towards the University’s new International Program to be launched in 2014. The program’s mandate is to offer a first-year curriculum to international students from domestic schools in emerging countries in preparation for entry to the second year of degree programs in Arts or Sciences. The mandate of the program includes the development and implementation of innovative teaching practices. The initial cohort of Arts students (with a target enrolment of 150) will arrive in the fall of 2014 and the program will deliver sections of Geography 121 and Geography 122, amongst other courses. In the academic year 2013/4 the Instructor in Geography will join with instructors in Psychology and Political Science as well as English language instructors to develop the pedagogy and curriculum for the program. In addition the appointee will teach undergraduate classes in the Department of Geography.

      The ideal candidate would be a broadly trained human geographer capable of presenting both a historical and contemporary thematic approach to world geography. The minimum qualification is a doctoral degree in a field directly relevant to geography education. As this is a tenure-track position, an Instructor I who in later years is reviewed for tenure and promotion to Senior Instructor will be required to show evidence of excellence in teaching, demonstrated educational leadership, distinction in the field of teaching and learning, sustained and innovative contributions to curriculum development, course design and other initiatives that advance the University’s ability to excel in its teaching and learning mandate. Experience in teaching international students, professional associations supporting geography education, research in pedagogy, arts curriculum development, and the integration of innovative teaching practices and technologies into the curriculum is highly desirable. It is expected that Senior Instructors will keep abreast of current developments in their respective disciplines and in the field of teaching and learning. A Senior Instructor may be reviewed for promotion to the rank of Professor of Teaching in the fifth and subsequent years in that rank.

      Applicants should submit the following: a curriculum vita; a statement of teaching philosophy and interests; evidence of content area expertise, teaching effectiveness (such as student evaluations), and experience with emerging technologies in teaching and learning; and names and contact information for three referees. Applications should be addressed to:

      Department Head
      Department of Geography
      University of British Columbia

      Application materials should be submitted electronically, preferably as PDFs with relevant file names (for example, "last name CV") to recruit@geog.ubc.ca. Review of applications will begin March 29, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

      The position is subject to final budgetary approval. The expected starting date is July 1, 2013.

      The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will, however, be given priority.

      Mount Allison University
      Department of Geography and Environment
      Full-time 9 month Lecturer or Assistant Professor in Applied Environmental GIS.

      The Department of Geography and Environment at Mount Allison University invites applications for a full-time 9 month position at the Lecturer or Assistant Professor level, commencing August, 2013, subject to budgetary approval. This sabbatical replacement position seeks a candidate with teaching and research expertise within applied environmental GIS. The successful candidate will teach four courses (two each term), with a range of possible combinations. From the department's perspective, key courses are Introduction to GIS and Data analysis, combined with two others such as: Advanced GIS, Biogeography, Oceanography, Geomorphology, Introduction to Environmental Science, Weather and Climate, or a special topics course in Environmental Sciences. The candidate should possess a Ph.D., or be nearing completion, and be committed to teaching and research within the framework of the BSc program in Environmental Science.

      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/or evidence of effective teaching, and the names of three referees, and should be sent in electronic format to:

      Dr. Colin Laroque
      Chair of the Search Committee
      Department of Geography and Environment
      Mount Allison University
      144 Main Street
      Sackville, New Brunswick E4L 1A7
      Tel: 506-364-2390 Fax: 506-364-2625
      E-mail: claroque@mta.ca

      Consideration of applications will commence on March 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is closed.

      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 21, 2013
      Brock University
      Department of Geography
      Probationary Tenure-Track Appointment in Geomatics at Rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor

      The Department of Geography invites applications for a probationary tenure-track appointment in Geomatics, subject to final budgetary approval, at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2013. We are seeking a specialist in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) with a background in Physical Geography. The successful candidate is expected to participate in the concentration in Geomatics and engage in research that compliments current faculty interests.

      Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline, or be close to completion, and must demonstrate strong research potential and successful teaching. Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae; a statement outlining teaching and research interests, including evidence of research potential and successful teaching; a writing sample; and a statement of teaching philosophy to:

      Dr. Phillip Gordon Mackintosh
      Chair, Department of Geography
      Brock University
      St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1

      Electronic submissions, either by Fax (905-688-6369) or Email (vwagg@brocku.ca) must be followed by a hard copy. Applicants must also arrange for three academic reference letters to be submitted directly by the referees.

      While the deadline for application submission is April 15, 2013, review of applications will continue until the position is filled. All applicants will receive confirmation of receipt of their application, but only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

      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 be considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http://www.brocku.ca/webfm_send/1095 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 20, 2013
      Université d’Ottawa
      Département de Géographie
      Professeur(e) en Études de l’Environnement/Géographie

      Le Département de géographie de l’Université d’Ottawa est à la recherche d’un(e) professeur(e) en Études de l’Environnement/Géographie pour combler un poste menant à la permanence, au rang de professeur adjoint, avec entrée en fonction le 1er juillet 2013. Au moment de leur embauche, les candidats doivent détenir un doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline connexe et doivent pouvoir enseigner au premier cycle et aux cycles supérieurs.

      Nous sommes à la recherche de candidats et de candidates dont les intérêts de recherche portent sur les dimensions humaines des enjeux environnementaux, notamment, les politiques environnementales, l’adaptation aux changements climatiques, les risques environnementaux et la santé, les questions autochtones et le développement des ressources dans le nord. Le/la candidat(e) retenu(e) devra également contribuer au programme d'études autochtones.

      Les candidats doivent posséder un excellent dossier de publications ou avoir démontré un fort potentiel de recherche dans le domaine de l’environnement. Le/la candidate(e) sélectionné(e) doit mettre sur pied un vigoureux programme de recherche, incluant la direction de thèses. Le programme d’études de l’environnement étant un programme bilingue, le bilinguisme est requis dès l’embauche.

      Le traitement salarial sera déterminé selon les qualifications et les dispositions de la convention collective en vigueur. Les dossiers de candidature doivent comprendre un curriculum vitae, une description des intérêts de recherche, une description des intérêts et de l’expérience en enseignement, les publications choisies, et trois lettres de recommandation envoyées directement au Département de géographie. Les dossiers doivent être acheminés au plus tard le 22 mars 2013 à:

      Le directeur, Département de Géographie
      Université d’Ottawa
      60 Université, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
      Téléphone: (613) 562-5725; télécopieur: (613) 562-5145
      Courriel: geog@uottawa.ca

      L’Université d’Ottawa souscrit à l’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous encourageons fortement les femmes, les Autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les membres des minorités visibles à poser leur candidature. Conformément aux exigences d’immigration Canada, toutes les personnes qualifiées sont invitées à postuler; la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents.

      Pour plus d’information sur nos programmes, veuillez consulter notre site sur Internet à: http://www.geographie.uottawa.ca/programmes/prog1-env.html et http://www.geographie.uottawa.ca/

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      University of Ottawa
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Studies/Geography

      The Department of Geography, University of Ottawa, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Studies/Geography, beginning July 1 2013. At the time of the appointment, applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline and be able to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

      We seek candidates with research interests that focus on human dimensions of environmental issues, such as, but not restricted to, environmental policy, climate change adaptations, environmental risk and health, indigenous issues and northern resource development. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Aboriginal Studies Program.

      Candidates must have an excellent research record or demonstrated potential in the field of environmental studies. The successful candidate must be able to develop a vigorous research program, including the supervision of graduate students. The Environmental Studies program is bilingual and the successful candidate must be able to teach in both English and French at the time of hire.

      Salary will be determined according to qualifications and experience, and the provisions of the collective agreement. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests and experience, selected publications, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly before March 22, 2013 to:

      Chair, Department of Geography
      University of Ottawa
      60 University
      Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5;
      phone: (613) 562-5725; fax: (613) 562-5145;
      e-mail: geog@uottawa.ca

      The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

      For more information on our programs, please consult our web site at: http://www.geography.uottawa.ca/programs/prog1-env.html and www.geography.uottawa.ca

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      Université d’Ottawa
      Département de géographie
      Professeur adjoint pour durée limitée en Systèmes d’Information Géographiques/Télédétection

      Le Département de géographie de l’Université d’Ottawa est à la recherche d’un(e) professeur(e) remplaçant(e) au rang de professeur adjoint pour combler un poste à durée limitée d’une année, non-renouvelable, en Systèmes d’Information Géographiques (SIG) / Télédétection (TD) dont l’entrée en fonction sera le 1er juillet 2013. Au moment de l’embauche, les candidats doivent être détenteurs d’un doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline connexe, et doivent être capable d’enseigner au premier cycle. Les candidat(e)s au doctorat qui ont complété leur scolarité et ont de l’expérience en enseignement dans le domaine seront considéré(e)s au rang de chargé de cours. La charge d’enseignement sera de sept cours de trois crédits (un trimestre).

      L’Université d’Ottawa est fière de sa tradition de bilinguisme, vieille de plus de 150 ans. Les candidat(e)s doivent pouvoir enseigner en français et anglais.

      Le traitement salarial sera déterminé selon les qualifications et les dispositions de la convention collective en vigueur. Les dossiers de candidature doivent comprendre un curriculum vitae, une description de l’expérience en enseignement et de l’expérience d’utilisation des SIG/TD et trois lettres de recommandation envoyées directement au Département de géographie. Les dossiers doivent être acheminés au plus tard le 22 mars 2013 à:

      Le directeur, Département de Géographie
      Université d’Ottawa
      60 Université, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
      Téléphone: (613) 562-5725; télécopieur: (613) 562-5145
      Courriel: geog@uottawa.ca

      L’Université d’Ottawa souscrit à l’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous encourageons fortement les femmes, les Autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les membres des minorités visibles à poser leur candidature. Conformément aux exigences d’immigration Canada, toutes les personnes qualifiées sont invitées à postuler; la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents.

      Pour plus d’information sur nos programmes, veuillez consulter notre site sur Internet à: http://www.geographie.uottawa.ca/programmes/prog1-env.html et http://www.geographie.uottawa.ca/

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      University of Ottawa
      Department of Geography
      Limited-term Assistant Professor in Geographic Information Systems/Remote Sensing

      The Department of Geography, University of Ottawa, invites applications for a limited-term, non-renewable, one-year replacement Assistant Professor position in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) / Remote Sensing (RS), beginning July 1 2013. At the time of the appointment, applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline and be able to teach at the undergraduate level. Doctoral candidates who are ABD and possess teaching experience in the domain may be considered for an appointment at the rank of lecturer. The expected teaching load is seven 3 credit (one term) courses.

      The University of Ottawa is proud of its 150-year tradition of bilingualism. The successful candidate will be teaching courses in both English and French.

      Salary will be determined according to qualifications and experience, and the provisions of the collective agreement. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience and documentation of GIS/RS experience/knowledge, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly before March 22, 2013 to:

      Chair, Department of Geography
      University of Ottawa
      60 University
      Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5
      phone: (613) 562-5725; fax: (613) 562-5145
      e-mail: geog@uottawa.ca

      The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

      For more information on our programs, please consult our web site at: http://www.geography.uottawa.ca/programs/prog1-env.html and www.geography.uottawa.ca

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    February 13, 2013
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Economic Geography

      The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track position in Economic Geography. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate (BSc and BA) and graduate (MSc, MA, PhD) levels, engage in an active, externally-funded research program, and demonstrate commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. The successful candidate will complement and strengthen existing research and teaching in resource geography, globalization and regional development.

      The Department of Geography has identified four research clusters that recognise existing research strengths and collaborations within the department. These are: Climate and environmental change; Globalisation, economy and resources; Society, knowledge and values; and Sustainable communities and regions. A fifth cluster on Human health and security is an identified strategic research priority. Applicants can learn more about the Department of Geography at www.mun.ca/geog.

      A current curriculum vitæ, a teaching dossier, a research plan, 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
      Head, Department of Geography
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
      St. John's, NL, Canada, A1B 3X9.
      Phone: (709) 864-7417 Fax: (709) 864-3119 Email: cmather@mun.ca

      NOTE: All applications should quote the position number (VPA-Geog-2013-001)

      This tenure track position will normally commence July 1, 2013, subject to budgetary approval, and will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor. 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/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.) The application must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and research. Applications should reach the Head, Dr. Charles Mather, no later than Friday, March 29, 2013.

      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 16 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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    February 4, 2013
      Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique
      Centre Eau Terre Environnement
      Tier II Canada Research Chair in Environment and Natural Resources

      Institut national de la recherche scientifique is the highest-ranked academic research institute in Canada in terms of research intensity (funding per faculty member). One hundred and fifty professors and more than 700 graduate students and postdoctoral research associates work at its research centres in Montréal, Québec, Laval, and Varennes. INRS research teams are active in both fundamental and applied research and play a key role in developing practical solutions to problems confronting society. The Centre Eau Terre Environnement of INRS is currently seeking a:

      RESEARCH PROFESSOR in Environment and Natural Resources (Tenure track position – Canada Research Chair Tier 2)

      The Centre Eau Terre Environnement in Québec City possesses world-class laboratories and research infrastructure. It offers Masters and PhD programs in water and earth sciences. Teaching responsibility is limited to one graduate course per year, enabling professors to focus primarily on their research activities.

      RESPONSIBILITIES

      • Develop innovative research activities related to natural resources and the environment within the framework of the Centre’s scientific program;
      • Work within research teams in partnership with industry, government agencies, and the parapublic sector;
      • Fund research activities through external grants from public and private organizations or through industrial partnerships;
      • Participate in training activities, particularly within the framework of the Centre’s Masters and PhD programs and through the supervision of students and research staff;
      • Contribute to national and international recognition of INRS within its specialty fields.

      REQUIREMENTS

      • Hold a PhD degree obtained less than 10 years ago in a relevant field related to the environment and natural resources;
      • Fulfill the requirements of the Canada Research Chair Program (www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca);
      • Possess excellent potential to carry out research that will be original and productive and will make a valuable contribution to the training of graduate students in order to be recognized as an international leader in the field within the next 5 to 10 years.

      WORKPLACE

      • Centre Eau Terre Environnement, Québec, Quebec, Canada

      WORKING LANGUAGE

      • The working language is French. Knowledge of English is an asset.

        Candidates who do not commonly use French are strongly encouraged to apply. The Centre will provide all necessary assistance and resources to enable the selected candidate to improve proficiency in French.

      SALARY

      • Based on the current INRS collective agreement.

      The selected candidate will be offered a position as a professor conditional on obtaining a Canada Research Chair. Chairholders are eligible for a grant from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation to support the start of their research program.

      Applicants should submit the following documents: a 1- to 2-page letter of interest including the names and contact information of three references; a complete curriculum vitae; a selection of publications related to their field of expertise; and a summary of the research proposal that would be submitted to the Canada Research Chair Program (3 pages maximum; proposal must be consistent with program rules). The application letter and chair summary will enable applicants to outline their scientific interests and goals.

      Application packages should be sent in one PDF file to info@ete.inrs.ca before 4 pm on February 22, 2013. Please indicate competition number DS 13-01 on your application.

      For more information on the Centre’s scientific program, see http://www1.ete.inrs.ca/pub/temp/Canada_Research_Chair_tier_2_fields.pdf

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    January 23, 2013
      Dalhousie University
      Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
      Tier I Canada Research Chair on “Children,Youth and Global Development"

      The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) at Dalhousie University invites applications for a *Tier I Canada Research Chair *on “Children, Youth and Global Development.” The appointment will be at the rank of Professor and will be conditional on the successful applicant being approved as a Tier 1 Research Chair by the CRC secretariat, with an anticipated start date of 1 July 2014. The position is open with regard to disciplinary specialization, with a primary appointment in one of the Faculty's Departments (Classics, English, French, German, History, International Development Studies, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Russian Studies, Sociology and Social Anthropology, Spanish and Latin American Studies or Theatre). A research emphasis on the area of children, youth and conflict would be an asset. Dalhousie University has growing strength in the broad area of “Children and Youth in Challenging Contexts”, including researchers in the School of Social Work and the Faculty of Medicine as well as FASS. This strength is reflected, for example, in a new Network Centres of Excellence Knowledge Mobilization grant on Children in Challenging Contexts and the Centre for Foreign Policy Studies Child Soldiers/Conflict Affected Youth initiatives. The successful candidate will be expected to sustain a strong research program of their own, and in so doing actively contribute to intra- and inter-faculty collaborations in this area of emphasis.

      Candidates must have a PhD, an outstanding research profile, and an innovative and original research programme; a strong track-record of obtaining external funding; and the ability to work co-operatively, provide leadership in an interdisciplinary environment, develop multi-faceted research projects, and work with graduate students and/or post-doctoral fellows. Although this is primarily a research appointment, the appointee will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level.

      The Canada Research Chairs (CRC) Programme has been established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian universities to foster research excellence and enhance their role as world-class centres of research excellence. More information about the Canada Research Chairs Programme is available at: http://www.chairs.gc.ca. Please note that the CRC nominations are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat.

      Dalhousie is the leading graduate and research university of Atlantic Canada, with more than 17,000 students from over 100 countries (more than 3500 in graduate programmes). It is located in Halifax – the major centre in the scenic Atlantic region and a city widely known for its high quality of life. Further information about the Faculty and the university can be obtained at www.dal.ca/fass. 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.

      Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae, a two-page summary of the candidate's proposed research programme, a statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies, and three confidential letters of reference forwarded by the referees. All application materials should be sent in hard copy.

      Deadline: 1 April 2013

      Chair, CRC Tier 1 Appointments Committee
      Office of the Dean
      Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
      Dalhousie University
      6135 University Avenue, Suite 3030
      PO BOX 15000
      Halifax, NS, B3H 4R2

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      Dalhousie University
      Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology
      Tier II Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Rural Futures in Atlantic Canada

      The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology (SOSA) in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Dalhousie University invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Sustainable Rural Futures in Atlantic Canada. The Canada Research Chairs (CRC) Programme has been established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian universities to foster research excellence and enhance their role as world-class centres of research excellence. This will be a tenure stream appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, and will be conditional on the successful applicant being approved as a Tier II Research Chair by the CRC secretariat. Further information about the CRC programme is available at http://www.chairs.gc.ca.

      The CRC Chair in Sustainable Rural Futures will provide a catalyst for launching a new era of social science research in the region to foster more productive ties between the university, government agencies, community organizations, and rural communities. Unlike other Canadian regions, the Atlantic remained steadfastly rural through the 20th and into the 21st century. More of its population lives in small cities or towns, its infrastructure is more spread out and costly to maintain, its main economies remain resource and energy based, and much of its population migrates westward in search of better opportunities. In recent years, Atlantic Canada’s population, excepting First Nations, is also documented as older than in other regions, less healthy, more religious, and less ethnically and racially diverse. This has led to widespread interest in whether or not immigration can offset population trends and perhaps even trigger growth and renewal of the region’s economy. Other political and economic re-orientations include a shift from fisheries, lumber and minerals to gas, oil, aquaculture, alternative energy, new agricultural initiatives, and more recently, industrial shipbuilding. Creative enterprises in information technology, health, and the cultural sectors are also on the increase.

      Candidates must have a PhD, an outstanding research profile and a demonstrable research emphasis of relevance to sustainable rural futures in Atlantic Canada generally and Nova Scotia in particular. The researcher’s profile could reflect research from comparable international locations, perhaps on the Atlantic or Pacific coasts, or a different region of Canada such as the Prairie Provinces, Ontario, or Quebec.

      The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology maintains a carefully structured curriculum covering selected strategic areas in our disciplines. Masters and Doctoral programmes are offered in both Sociology or Social Anthropology but faculty from each discipline collaborate in teaching and research. Our graduate teaching and recruitment mirrors faculty research expertise in three research concentrations; Critical Health Studies; Economy, Work, and Development; and, Social Justice and Inequality. The successful applicant for this position will identify one or more of these areas in their research priorities. While the position prioritizes research, it is expected that the CRC Chair will contribute to our graduate programmes and the core undergraduate curriculum. We anticipate that the appointment will be made to a researcher with a background in either Sociology or Social Anthropology, but candidates from related disciplines with appropriate expertise and knowledgeable about SOSA theory and methods, such as development studies, geography, political science, and related interdisciplinary studies, are also encouraged to apply.

      Dalhousie is the leading graduate and research university of Atlantic Canada, with more than 18,000 students from over 100 countries (more than 3500 in graduate programmes). It is located in Halifax – the major centre in the scenic Atlantic region and a city widely known for its high quality of life. Further information about the Faculty and the university can be obtained at www.dal.ca/fass. 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.

      Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae, a two-page summary of the candidate’s proposed research programme, a statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies, and three confidential letters of reference forwarded by the referees. All applications materials should be sent in hard copy.

      Deadline: April 15, 2013

      Dr. Pauline Gardiner Barber
      Chair, Department of Sociology & Social Anthropology
      6135 University Avenue, Room 1128
      PO Box 15000
      Halifax, NS Canada. B3H 3E7
      pgbarber@dal.ca

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    January 21, 2013
      University of Waterloo
      Department of Geography and Environmental Management
      Tenure track position in Climate Science at the assistant or associate professor level

      The Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure track position in Climate Science at the assistant or associate professor level. Candidates must have a Ph.D., broad scientific experience in climate change science and knowledge of its impacts on specific environments. The candidate should have an outstanding research record in one or more of the following areas: biogeochemistry and climate variability; climate and landscape change at short or long time scales; climate variability and the water cycle. Candidates who can demonstrate the impact of their research within contemporary climate change knowledge will be welcome.

      The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate courses in the new Masters in Climate Change program, as well as physical geography-related undergraduate courses in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management in the Faculty of Environment.

      The Department of Geography and Environmental Management has a strong reputation for teaching and research in both the human and physical dimensions of climate change. It is part of the Faculty of Environment, which also includes the Department of Environment and Resource Studies, the School of Planning, the School for Environment Enterprise and Development, and the Centre for Knowledge Integration. The Faculty is also home to the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change. For additional information see: http://www.environment.uwaterloo.ca/

      The anticipated starting date is July 1st, 2013 or before. Applications must include statements of career objectives, research interests, and the applicant’s approach to teaching and learning. Applicants must also 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 March 15th, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

      Applications should be sent to:

      Chair, Climate Science Search Committee
      Department of Geography & Environmental Management
      Faculty of Environment
      University of Waterloo
      Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1
      gemchair@uwaterloo.ca

      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.

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      University of Saskatchewan
      Social Sciences Research Laboratories
      Social Science Post-Doctoral Fellow

      Overview: The University of Saskatchewan is seeking a Post-Doctoral Fellow to work within its Social Sciences Research Laboratories (SSRL) on a one-year project. Under the direction of the Scientific Director of the Spatial Analysis Lab and the Principal Investigator of the Survey Lab, the Post-Doctoral Fellow will lead original research on public and stakeholder attitudes regarding Saskatchewan's nuclear sector, including its medical, energy and research applications. As a province with a rich history of contributing to nuclear innovation, this project will enhance the continued excellence in this increasingly important field.

      Duties: Utilizing some or all of the SSRL's telephone survey, web survey, spatial mapping, and experimental decision-making capacities, the Post-Doctoral Fellow will design and implement research to gauge opinions, attitudes, and knowledge of the nuclear sector in Saskatchewan. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will author and coauthor research reports on behalf of the SSRL and will be strongly encouraged to use the data in his/her own research publications.

      Qualifications: Candidates must possess a completed PhD in a social science discipline (geography, political science, economics, psychology, sociology) and must have strong quantitative analysis skills and an interest in studying public policy attitudes. A background in research methodologies would be a strong asset. While experience, knowledge, and training related to nuclear medicine, energy, and its impact on society are valuable, this expertise is not assumed and the successful Post-Doctoral Fellow will receive assistance and training in this area.

      Application: The application process is open; submissions will be reviewed as received, with all applications received by Friday, February 15, 2013 to be considered. All applicants are asked to submit a letter of introduction outlining their research, public policy and methodological background and interests, a CV, and the names and contact information of three references. The position will begin in or after March 2012 (starting date to be negotiated with the successful candidate) and will run for one year. The Post-Doctoral Fellow will receive a salary of $45,000 and some assistance with moving expenses.

      More information about the University of Saskatchewan's Social Sciences Research Laboratories (SSRL) can be found at http://ssrl.usask.ca. For more information about the Post-Doctoral Fellow position, please contact either Scott Bell (Geography and Spatial Analysis Laboratory) at scott.bell@usask.ca or Loleen Berdahl (Political Studies and Survey Research Laboratory) at loleen.berdahl@usask.ca .

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    January 16, 2013
      University of Alberta
      Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
      Three full-time, tenure track positions in Planning at the Assistant/Associate Professor levels

      The University of Alberta invites applications for any of three full-time, tenure track positions in Planning at the Assistant/Associate Professor levels. Two positions will be situated in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) in the Faculty of Science, and one in the Faculty of Extension. These positions are part of an initiative of the University of Alberta to establish itself as a leading Canadian institution in the field of Planning education and research.

      Successful candidates will be responsible for the ongoing development and operation of an accredited undergraduate program in Planning, and involved in initiatives to enhance and expand Planning education and research at the University of Alberta. The undergraduate program operates in conjunction with the existing programs in EAS, most notably Human Geography and Environmental Earth Sciences. It is also affiliated with the Applied Land Use Planning program in the Faculty of Extension (http://www.extension.ualberta.ca/study/government-studies/alup/), which provides planning education for professionals, and with the recently established Alberta Land Use Institute (http://www.albertalandinstitute.ca/ ).

      Successful candidates will hold a PhD and should have completed at least one degree in Planning. They will demonstrate high quality teaching, have an established or emerging track-record in research, and have the ability to conduct independent and collaborative research involving the supervision of Masters and Doctoral candidates. The successful applicants must already have, or be eligible for, membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP). Salary is commensurate with experience. The University of Alberta offers competitive salaries and an extensive benefit package.

      There are three positions available. Details are listed below.

      • The first position is in EAS in the Faculty of Science. The successful applicant will be affiliated with the newly established Alberta Land Use Institute and will be expected to contribute to its development and strategic directions. Individuals with expertise in the following areas will be considered: Land Use Planning, Regional Planning, Environmental Planning, Land Use Economics, or Planning and Sustainable Development.
      • The second position is in the Faculty of Extension. Individuals must demonstrate experience in, or deep understanding of, community engaged research, and expertise in one or more of the following areas: Community Engagement and Planning, Sustainable Development and Planning, Regional Planning, or Professional Planning Education. The successful applicant will be associated with the City Region Studies Centre and/or the Applied Land Use Planning Program. Experience with online teaching is an asset.
      • The third position is in EAS in the Faculty of Science and is open to candidates with any area of Planning expertise. The ability to teach courses in GIS will be considered an asset.

      The University of Alberta, one of Canada's largest research universities, is situated in Edmonton, a metropolitan area of over one million people with a vibrant research community and an excellent standard of living. Alberta's dynamic and growing communities provide excellent opportunities for local planning research and projects.

      The application package must include a curriculum vitae, a statement of current research interests and plans for future research, as well as evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants must indicate the position(s) for which they wish to be considered. The package may also include a document outlining how the candidate would contribute to the development and delivery of a high quality undergraduate Planning program at the University of Alberta. Those interested in the position with the Faculty of Extension may also wish to provide a document outlining how they would contribute to continuing education in Planning.

      Applications may be submitted online or sent electronically to the email address below. All documents are to be jointly addressed to Martin Sharp (Chair, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences) and Katy Campbell (Dean, Faculty of Extension). Applicants must arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent by email or by post to:

      Executive Assistant to the Chair
      Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
      University of Alberta
      Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E3
      Email: Judith.Enarson@ualberta.ca

      Application review will begin February 28, 2013; however, the competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found. Early applications are encouraged.

      For more information about the Undergraduate Program in Planning, please see the program website at http://www.extension.ualberta.ca. For more information about the Department, the Faculty of Science, and the University of Alberta, please see http://www.ualberta.ca/EAS. For more information about the Faculty of Extension, please see http://www.extension.ualberta.ca.

      How to Apply:

      • Apply Online. Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

      • Mail
          Executive Assistant to the Chair
          Dept of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
          University of Alberta
          Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3

      • Email: Judith.Enarson@ualberta.ca

      • Fax:(780) 492-8190

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

      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.

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    January 9, 2013
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
      Boreal Ecosystems Research Institute, Grenfell Campus
      Tenure-track Associate Professor in Hydrology

      Applications are invited for a tenure-track position in Hydrology within the proposed Boreal Ecosystems Research Institute (BERI) that will be located at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland. The successful candidates will contribute to the development of a research agenda and academic programming in support of the Agriculture and Forestry sectors. Emphasis for all candidates will be on research excellence. Requirements include: 1) graduate training to the PhD level in relevant areas of expertise; 2) a record of significant accomplishments in research, with demonstrated teaching experience. The successful candidate will have a teaching load of two courses per year; 3) experience in dealing with the private and/or public sector in matters relating to relevant industry sectors; 4) strong leadership and organizational skills with experience in proposal development and project management; 5) proven ability to garner external funds to support research and train HQPs; 6) a commitment to work in an interdisciplinary environment.

      We encourage applications from candidates from a variety of fields including environmental science, environmental study, agriculture, forestry, resource management, soil biology, and related fields. Knowledge of land-use change (especially forestry to agriculture transformations), and other related resource issues would be an asset. The ability to teach research methodologies and/or instrumentation techniques would be valuable. A research agenda of relevance to Newfoundland and Labrador would also be of benefit.

      Boreal Ecosystems Research Institute (BERI) Background:

      Grenfell Campus is entering an exciting time, with rapidly expanding teaching, research, and community outreach programs. The campus is part of a pan-university initiative to build expertise through interdisciplinary studies in Agriculture and Forest Science. The Campus is building capacity in analytical research with a particular focus on soils, plants, air and water. Currently under construction is a 500 m2 (5380 ft2) facility housing three inter-connected analytical research laboratories and associated supports. This research laboratory will be located in a new Environmental Research Facility attached to the existing Forest Centre building at Grenfell Campus.

      This initiative builds on Grenfell’s distinctive multi- and interdisciplinary undergraduate degrees, which include Environmental Studies, Sustainable Resource Management, and Environmental Science, and its new graduate programme. Opportunities exist to contribute to graduate and undergraduate teaching, to collaborate with the Environmental Policy Institute, and to develop research collaborations with staff from both federal and provincial natural resources agencies located on or near the Grenfell campus. The successful candidates will be appointed to an appropriate academic Division or unit and will help expand collaborations with industry and government to address the development of the Agriculture and Forestry sectors, while ensuring environmental integrity and responsibility. There is also potential to collaborate with the Labrador Institute, the Marine Institute, and the St. John’s campuses of Memorial University of Newfoundland to support development of these sectors.

      Hydrologist Position: GROT-2013-005: expertise in any discipline that underpins hydrology; specializations can include near-surface and unsaturated zone hydrology, water management and treatment related to agricultural and/or forestry applications, or hydrology and carbon cycling.

      Corner Brook - Background:

      Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland is located in the City of Corner Brook on the west coast of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador at the end of a fjord which extends to the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The City of Corner Brook is the largest community in Western Newfoundland, and is the main government and service centre, including a large regional hospital and nursing school. This port city which is visited by cruise ships and other large vessels is nestled among the Long Range Mountains, providing a rugged landscape and spectacular scenery. The City overlooks the Bay of Islands, affording a spectacular view of the Blomidon Mountains. It is located 80 kilometres from Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Centre, and only 10 kilometres away is Marble Mountain, a nationally acclaimed downhill ski resort. Corner Brook is serviced by the Deer Lake Airport which is 30 minute drive from the city.

      Corner Brook has all the offerings of a modern city, including a range of eateries, pubs, and a dynamic local music scene, but still retains the charm of a country town. With its tree-lined streets, cobblestone sidewalks, Margaret Bowater Park, and a well-developed system of local hiking, jogging, and cycling trails, Corner Brook has a reputation of being safe and friendly with excellent recreational and cultural facilities. With a population just exceeding 20,000 Corner Brook is inherently a warm and decent place – a place to call home.

      Summers in Corner Brook are comfortably warm which is perfect for active sports like hiking, mountain biking or sea kayaking. Fall brings cooler temperatures and vibrant autumn colors, which are normally in their prime around mid-October. Winter months tend to be mild and snowy - well-suited to a wide variety of outdoor activities. According to Canadian Geographic Magazine, Corner Brook gets more snow than any other sizeable community in the country (averaging 400 cm). Mid-winter temperatures combined with the abundant snow means that downhill and cross-country skiers or snowmobilers’ can start their activities in mid-December and continue until early to mid-April.

      Corner Brook is the major centre in the Humber River Basin region which has a long and diverse history. Corner Brook emerged as a unique company town in the early twentieth century – an extension of “the garden city” movement – planned by the renowned Thomas Adams and his associate Andrew Cobb. At the end of WWII, the city boasted the largest integrated pulp-and-paper mill in the world. There are a dozen or so smaller communities surrounding Corner Brook. The region has been inhabited from the Bay of Islands to the Upper Humber River for thousands of years, by the Maritime Archaic Indians, the Beothuk peoples, and more recently the Mi’kmaq, Acadians, and their descendants. Beginning over two hundred years ago an influx began of settlers from Britain, France, the Channel Islands, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and other parts of Newfoundland. In their wake, the local culture of the communities on the north and south shores of the Bay of Islands and Humber Arm long remained connected to the fisheries and logging industries, Corner Brook to sawmilling and pulp-and-paper production, and the Humber River Valley to logging and farming.

      Application Requirements:

      Deadline for receipt of applications is January 31, 2013, with appointment effective August 1, 2013. Applications should include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a research and teaching dossier and the names of three referees. We suggest that candidates also include up to three peer-reviewed publications, a statement of research interests, and sample teaching evaluations along with a statement of teaching philosophy. Applications should be sent to:

      Associate Vice-President (Academic)
      Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
      University Drive
      Corner Brook, NL, A2H 6P9
      Phone: (709) 637-6231; Fax (709) 637-6218; Email: vpoffice@grenfell.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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    November 28, 2012
      Carleton University
      Department of Geography
      Entry-Level, Tenure-Track Appointment in Urban Geography

      Carleton University’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track appointment in Urban Geography, commencing on July 1, 2013.

      The Department is requesting applications from individuals who are able to teach core and other courses relating to urban geography, augment existing teaching and research strengths in this area within the Department and more generally at Carleton, and provide research leadership in one or more of the following realms: 1) urban geographies of social exclusion; 2) uneven urban development; 3) urban governance and policy studies; 4) urban mobilities and infrastructure; and 5) urban environments and health. The successful applicant will be required to develop an externally funded program of research in one or more of the designated areas, including funding to support graduate students. The ability to develop and deliver multi-media instruction as well as undergraduate research methods courses will be an asset.

      Applicants must have recently graduated with a Ph.D., or be in the final stages of completing their Doctoral degree, in geography, environmental studies, or a related discipline with a focus on urbanization, demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and be committed to developing a strong program of research and scholarship as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications. Applicants should consult the Department’s web site at www.carleton.ca/geography for details on current research activities and course offerings. Information on Carleton’s strategic interests is available from www1.carleton.ca/about/strategic-plan/ and http://www1.carleton.ca/provost/academicplan/

      Carleton’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 450 undergraduate majors and 70 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 contributing to its Human Geography and Environmental Studies programs.

      Applications for this entry-level appointment must include: a curriculum vitae; a teaching portfolio that includes relevant experience, evidence of teaching innovation and performance, and pedagogical approaches to teaching; 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
      Urban Geographer Search Committee
      B349 Loeb Building
      Carleton University
      1125 Colonel By Drive
      Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6, Canada

      Applications submitted by email will not be considered. Questions about this position should be directed to the Departmental Chair at geography_jobapplication@carleton.ca with “Urban Geography Appointment” in the subject line or call the Chair at 613-520-2560. The deadline for applications is January 7, 2013 or until the position is staffed.

      Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of leading change. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide more than 26,000 full- and part-time students from every province and more than 100 countries around the world with academic opportunities in more than 80 programs of study. Carleton’s creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, public policy and administration, and the arts.

      Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus in the central portion of Ottawa, bordered by the Rideau River on one side, and the Rideau Canal on the other. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa itself, with a population of almost one million, is Canada’s capital city and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.

      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. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

      All positions are subject to budgetary approval

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      University of Calgary
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Hydrological Science

      The University of Calgary, Faculty of Arts, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Hydrological Science at the Assistant Professor level. The successful applicant will be based in the Department of Geography and will focus on aspects of sustainable water resource management, including e.g., the impacts of industrial, agricultural, recreational, and urban activity on water resources, or water resource stress associated with climate change (e.g., diminished snowpack, glacier retreat, increased evapotranspiration, changing precipitation patterns, and magnitude and frequency of droughts). Preference will be given to research programs at the watershed scale and we encourage applicants working in the areas of physical hydrology, hydroclimatology, aquatic ecosystems, or regional hydrological and meteorological modelling.

      The candidate will establish close links to other hydrological research activities in the Department of Geography, the Department of Geoscience, and other units within the Faculty of Science and the Schulich School of Engineering. There are also outstanding opportunities to collaborate on social-science and health issues related to water resources (e.g., economics, policy, natural resource management) within the Department of Geography and the Faculties of Law, Environmental Design, and Medicine.

      Ph.D. degree in hydrology or a closely related discipline is required by the anticipated start date of July 1, 2013. We seek candidates with strong research and teaching records who can complement and expand upon the strengths of the Department of Geography. Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, samples of publications, and evidence of teaching effectiveness (if applicable). Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted directly to the Chair of the Selection Committee:

      Dr. John Yackel
      Head, Department of Geography
      Faculty of Arts
      University of Calgary
      Room 356B, Earth Sciences Bldg
      2500 University Drive NW
      Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

      Email: geoghire@ucalgary.ca

      Electronic submissions in PDF format for both the application and the letters of reference are encouraged.

      All applications for this position must be received by the closing date of January 4, 2013.

      The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction - Eyes High - to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community of Calgary. For more information, visit www.ucalgary.ca .

      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.

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    November 21, 2012
      University of Saskatchewan
      School of Environment and Sustainability
      Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Sustainability Science

      The School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS), a priority initiative at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S), invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor in sustainability science. SENS seeks a faculty member whose research and scholarly interests in sustainability deal with the interactions between social and natural systems, and how those interactions define and influence sustainability as a societal goal. The ideal candidate will demonstrate how they apply social science methodologies to meeting the needs of present and future generations while advancing human dignity and conserving the planet's life-support systems. The U of S offers a unique platform for sustainability research, with established research strengths and investments in sustainability and natural resource management, support for multiple approaches to understanding the interdependence of ecology and the lived environment in a cross-cultural social context, and Saskatchewan’s expanding natural resource sector. The successful candidate will join a supportive interdisciplinary team working across the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and physical sciences.

      The focus on sustainability science will move SENS’ vision forward by strengthening our explicit focus on sustainability as a key societal goal. Competitive candidates will focus on some of the following aspects we associate with sustainability including, but not limited to, transitional economic and social strategies, risk assessment and management, indigenous rights, green building/LEED or other certification processes, urban ecology, urban metabolism, energy flows and/or smart growth. Cross-disciplinary emphasis on or experience with the social sciences is required. This exciting new hire will also play a key role in the development and implementation of an undergraduate certificate in sustainability. As such, the successful candidate will be familiar with program design and implementation, and will facilitate connections between SENS and undergraduate environmental programs at the University of Saskatchewan. Requirements also include a PhD in a relevant area of research, the appropriate level of national or international recognition for stage of career, and a strong record of attracting competi-tively awarded research funding from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) or a similar national granting agency. Experience with a suite of qualitative or quantitative methods of analysis will be considered an asset. A proven track record of graduate and undergraduate teaching and research supervision is required, as is experience in developing interdisciplinary research partnerships and approaches involving graduate students.

      SENS is known for interdisciplinary education, research, and knowledge translation, as well as innovative teaching and curriculum design. We house three graduate programs in environment and sustainability, and offer a vibrant atmosphere for graduate student and post-doctoral fellow research and training. SENS facilitates interdisciplinary collaborations at and beyond the U of S. The School has faculty affiliated with the Global Institute for Water Security, funded by the Canada Excellence Research Chair Program, the Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, and the International Centre for Northern Governance and Development as well as the internationally-renowned U of S Toxicolo-gy Centre. The potential for collaboration exists with emerging research centres including the Global Institute for Food Security, the Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation, and the Sustainability Education Research Institute.

      The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure-track position in the School of Environment and Sustainability, but may seek a joint appointment with another academic unit if desired and appropriate. Review of applications will begin January 11, 2013, and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

      For information about the University of Saskatchewan, visit www.usask.ca. For information about the School of Environment and Sustainabil-ity, visit www.usask.ca/sens.

      To be considered for this opportunity, please send your CV and a letter of intent outlining your qualifications, your vision of sustainability science, and your fit with the SENS community. Please also submit the names of three referees, a summary of your proposed research program, and your teaching and mentoring philosophy for graduate and undergraduate students, in confidence, to:

      Sharla Daviduik, Confidential Secretary to the Search Committee
      School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan
      Saskatoon, SK Canada S7N 5C8
      E-mail: sharla.daviduik@usask.ca

      The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    November 20, 2012
      University of Waterloo
      School of Planning
      Tenure-Track Position in Planning, Specializing in Environment and Health

      The School of Planning at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure-track position in planning, specializing in environment and health. We seek an exceptional colleague, teacher, and applied researcher with a strong connection to planning for healthy, sustainable communities. The ideal candidate will have a well-defined understanding of the relationship that exists between planning for the built/natural environment (e.g. land use, design, infrastructure, resources, ecosystems) and public health. The position requires a strong theoretical and practical understanding in both planning and public health disciplines.

      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 and be prepared to seek membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners. Normally, applicants must be doctoral graduates with degrees earned before December 2012. 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.

      The University of Waterloo is home to numerous research centers with relevant focus to Environment and Health both within the Faculty of Environment and beyond. These include the Interdisciplinary Centre for Climate Change (IC3), Centre for Ecosystem Resilience and Adaption (ERA), the PROPEL center for Population Health Impact, the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the newly formed School for Public Health and Health Systems. The School of Planning is the vibrant home to over 500 students undertaking degrees from undergraduate co-op to Ph.D. levels delivered by over 20 full time faculty and staff. It is part of a dynamic Faculty of Environment that includes a School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), Department of Environment and Resource Studies, Department of Geography and Environmental Management and a Centre for Knowledge Integration. In addition to IC3 and ERA, the faculty is home to research centres dealing with heritage conservation and planning, energy and water, and a Mapping Analysis and Design (MAD) 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.planning.uwaterloo.ca/

      Submit application materials electronically to planjob@uwaterloo.ca. These materials must include a letter of interest – typically addressing career objectives, teaching philosophy and experiences, research achievements and goals; other materials to submit include a current curriculum vitae, supporting evidence of teaching experience if applicable, 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 interest 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, 2013 or as soon thereafter as possible. Consideration of applications will begin on December, 15, 2012. The competition will remain open until suitable candidates are identified or until the position is filled. Address all correspondence to:

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

      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 Planning, Specializing in Urban Services Planning

      The School of Planning at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure-track position in planning, specializing in urban services planning, with potential focus on waste, sewer and water, ecosystem services or other foci. We seek an exceptional colleague, teacher, and applied researcher with a progressive, multi-disciplinary, global perspective on Planning for cities. The ideal candidate will draw from areas such as services siting, management, infrastructure development and design (urban, environmental), international perspectives, and public private interactions (finance and project models).

      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 and be prepared to seek membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners. Normally, applicants must be doctoral graduates with degrees earned before September 2012. 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.

      The University of Waterloo is home to numerous research centers with relevant focus to Urban Services both within the Faculty of Environment and beyond. These include the Interdisciplinary Centre for Climate Change (IC3), Centre for Ecosystem Resilience and Adaption (ERA), the PROPEL center for Population Health Impact, the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the newly formed School for Public Health and Health Systems. The School of Planning is the vibrant home to over 500 students undertaking degrees from undergraduate co-op to Ph.D. levels delivered by over 20 full time faculty and staff. It is part of a dynamic Faculty of Environment that includes a School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), Department of Environment and Resource Studies, Department of Geography and Environmental Management and a Centre for Knowledge Integration. In addition to IC3 and ERA, the faculty is home to research centres dealing with heritage conservation and planning, energy and water, and a Mapping Analysis and Design (MAD) 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.planning.uwaterloo.ca/

      Submit application materials electronically to planjob@uwaterloo.ca . These materials must include a letter of interest – typically addressing career objectives, teaching philosophy and experiences, research achievements and goals; other materials to submit include a current curriculum vitae, supporting evidence of teaching experience if applicable, 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 interest 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, 2013 or as soon thereafter as possible. Consideration of applications will begin on January 15, 2013. The competition will remain open until suitable candidates are identified or until the position is filled. Address all correspondence to:

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

      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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    November 5, 2012
      University of Toronto
      Department of Geography and the Munk School of Global Affairs
      Tenure-stream Assistant Professor in Economic Geography, expertise in Innovation, Technology, and Regional Economic Development

      The Department of Geography and the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto invite applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Economic Geography with expertise in Innovation, Technology, and Regional Economic Development. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2013.

      We seek a dynamic scholar with an excellent track record whose work displays evidence of a strong interest in understanding how institutions, particularly research organizations shape innovation, technology and the dynamics of economic growth. Scholars with an understanding of the influence of institutions and actors at the city, region, national, and international levels will be of particular interest. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geography, or a related discipline and a superior teaching record. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required.

      The successful candidate will be cross-appointed to the Department of Geography (51%) and the Munk School of Global Affairs (49%) and will teach in both units at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The Masters of Global Affairs degree at the Munk School is an exciting, new professional graduate degree designed to equip students with knowledge and skills for careers in government and international institutions, the private sector, and NGOs.

      How to apply

      All qualified applicants are invited to apply by clicking on the link below. Please include a letter of application, a current curriculum vitae, a writing sample and teaching materials, a research statement and teaching statement and sample publications. If you have any questions about this position, please contact jobs@geog.utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online at http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/careers.htm

      The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: Tips_for_using_the_online_application_system.

      Reference letters

      Three letters of reference, at least one of which should comment on the candidate's teaching, should be sent directly by the referees to the attention of: Professor Richard DiFrancesco, Acting Chair, Department of Geography at jobs@geog.utoronto.ca by Monday December 10, 2012.

      The application deadline is Monday December 10, 2012

      For more information about the Department of Geography, please visit our web page at http://www.geog.utoronto.ca. For more information about the Munk School of Global Affairs please visit our web page at http://www.munkschool.ca.

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

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    October 31, 2012
      University of Calgary
      Urban Studies Program
      Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Urban Geography

      The University of Calgary, Faculty of Arts, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Urban Geography at the Assistant Professor level, serving the interdisciplinary Urban Studies Program. The successful applicant will be based in the Department of Geography. Candidates’ research programs must emphasize the social and political processes that constitute and shape cities. Expertise in urban social geography, political economy, urban political ecology, and globalization is especially welcome. In addition to a strong research program and engaging teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the civic engagement and community service activities of the Urban Studies Program and the Department of Geography.

      The University of Calgary’s Urban Studies Program is one of the largest and most comprehensive in Canada; the University of Calgary is among the top ten research universities in Canada. Calgary, the fourth largest and most rapidly growing city in Canada, is increasingly diverse and an excellent laboratory for urban research.

      Required Qualifications

      A Ph.D. in geography or a closely related discipline is required by the anticipated start date of July 1, 2013. We seek candidates with strong research and teaching records who can complement or expand upon the strengths of the Urban Studies Program and the Department of Geography.

      Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, samples of publications and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted directly to the Chair of the Selection Committee:

      Dr. John Yackel
      Head, Department of Geography
      Faculty of Arts
      University of Calgary
      Room 356B, Earth Sciences Bldg,
      2500 University Drive NW
      Calgary, AB
      T2N 1N4
      geoghire@ucalgary.ca

      Electronic submissions in PDF format for both the application and the letters of reference are encouraged.

      All applications for this position must be received by the closing date of December 7th, 2012.

      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.

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    October 23, 2012
      Ryerson University
      School of Urban and Regional Planning
      Tenure-Stream Assistant Professor in Urban Planning

      The School of Urban and Regional Planning at Ryerson University (http://www.ryerson.ca/surp/) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor effective August 1, 2013, subject to final budgetary approval.

      The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching and research agenda of the School as well as the mandate of the Faculty of Community Services and the University. S/he will be expected to teach a variety of Urban Planning courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

      The successful candidate must have a degree in Planning, will hold a PhD in Planning (or a related field) or be ABD with a defense date set, and will hold research and teaching experience in two or more of the following areas: Land Use Planning, Housing, and Regional Planning. S/he will be expected to demonstrate high-quality teaching, a strong research profile and an emerging scholarly record, as well as the capacity for collegial service. Additional considerations include: eligibility for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners; teaching experience in a studio setting; professional planning experience; demonstrated potential to fund, conduct and disseminate research; and strong technical and design skills.

      The School of Urban and Regional Planning, consisting of approximately 400 undergraduate and 65 graduate students, prides itself both on the quality of its teaching and the breadth and excellence of its research. The School is a significant contributor to planning education in Canada and is particularly well known for the quality of its applied approach to planning education, especially studio-based teaching, and its excellent students. The School of Urban and Regional Planning offers a four-year undergraduate planning degree and a Master of Planning degree in Urban Development, both of which are professionally accredited.

      Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in Canada, Ryerson University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The university is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. Our 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.

      This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/employment_resources/rfa.html. The RFA’s website can be found at: http://www.rfa.ryerson.ca. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/rfa_at_a_glance.html

      Applicants are asked to submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, two recent writing samples, results of teaching surveys (or equivalent evidence such as a teaching dossier), and the names of three references. Please note that applications by fax will not be accepted. Confidential inquiries can be directed to Christopher De Sousa, School Director (chris.desousa@ryerson.ca).

      The deadline for submission of applications for full consideration is November 19, 2012. Applications should be sent by mail or email care of:

      Ms. Tania Donaldson, Departmental Assistant,
      School of Urban and Regional Planning
      Ryerson University
      350 Victoria Street
      Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2K3
      tania.donaldson@ryerson.ca

      Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. 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 people, 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

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    October 16, 2012
      Université de Montréal
      Département de géographie
      Professeur ou professeure de géomorphologie fluviale

      Le Département de géographie sollicite des candidatures pour occuper un poste de professeur ou de professeure de géomorphologie fluviale à temps plein au rang de professeur adjoint ou agrégé. L’engagement est conditionnel à l’obtention par le candidat (la candidate) d’une chaire de niveau 2 dans le cadre du Programme des chaires de recherche du Canada. Le dossier de candidature devra être accompagné du programme de recherche tel que spécifié à l’adresse suivante :

      http://www.fas.umontreal.ca/affaires-professorales/postes/Chaire-info-2005.pdf

      Fonctions:

      Le candidat retenu sera appelé à enseigner aux trois cycles, à encadrer des étudiants aux études supérieures, à poursuivre des activités de recherche, de publication et de rayonnement ainsi qu’à contribuer aux activités de l’institution.

      Exigences:

      • Doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline connexe, avec spécialisation en géographie physique.
      • Publications témoignant d’une contribution exceptionnelle à la recherche en géomorphologie fluviale.
      • Expérience en enseignement.
      • Le candidat retenu devra poursuivre un vigoureux programme de recherche en dynamique des cours d'eau.
      • Maîtrise de la langue française.*

      Traitement:

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

      Entrée en fonction:

      À compter du 1er juin 2013.

      Clôture du concours:

      Le dossier de candidature, constitué d’une lettre de motivation, d’un curriculum vitæ, d’un exemplaire de publications ou de travaux de recherche récents, d’une proposition de programme de recherche et d’une présentation des intérêts d’enseignement, doit parvenir à l’adresse ci-dessous au plus tard le 30 novembre 2012. Ce poste restera ouvert jusqu’à ce qu’il soit comblé.

      Les candidats doivent également demander à trois personnes de faire parvenir une lettre de recommandation au directeur du département à l’adresse suivante :

      Paul Comtois, directeur
      Département de géographie
      Université de Montréal
      C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
      Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7 CANADA

      Les personnes intéressées trouveront des renseignements sur le Département de géographie en consultant le site Web à l’adresse suivante: www.geog.umontreal.ca .

      * Politique linguistique de l’Université de Montréal: L’Université de Montréal est une université québécoise de langue française, à rayonnement international. Dans le cadre du renouvellement de son corps professoral, elle intensifie le recrutement des meilleurs spécialistes dans le monde et s’assure par ailleurs que, conformément à la Politique linguistique de l’Université de Montréal [http://secretariatgeneral.umontreal.ca/fileadmin/user_upload/secretariat/doc_officiels/reglements/administrati on/adm10-34_politique-linguistique.pdf], les professeurs qu’elle recrute qui ne maîtrisent pas le français à leur entrée en fonction bénéficient d’un programme de soutien à l’apprentissage de la langue française.

      Privilège de confidentialité des candidatures:Les procédures de nomination en vigueur à l’Université de Montréal prévoient que tous les dossiers de candidature 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 de motivation.

      Programme d’accès à l’égalité en emploi: L’Université de Montréal souscrit au principe d’accès à l’égalité en emploi et invite les femmes, les membres des minorités visibles, les membres des minorités ethniques, les personnes handicapées et les autochtones à poser leur candidature. Nous invitons tous les candidats à remplir le Questionnaire d’identification - accès à l’égalité en emploi, disponible à l’adresse suivante : http://www.drh.umontreal.ca/documents/bpe/bpe_paee/formulaire_PAEE_bpe.pdf et à le joindre à leur dossier de candidature.

      Exigences en matière d’immigration:Conformément aux exigences prescrites en matière d’immigration au Canada, cette annonce s’adresse en priorité aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents.

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      Université de Montréal
      Department of Geography
      Assistant or Associate Professor in Fluvial Geomorphology

      The Department of Geography is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track professor position, at the rank of assistant or associate professor in Fluvial Geomorphology. We are particularly interested in applicants with an interdisciplinary research program related to our major research theme in physical geography: "Environmental changes ". The appointed candidate will be nominated for the Canada Research Chairs program, Tier II. Applications must include a summary of the candidate’s research program, in concordance to the form found at: http://www.fas.umontreal.ca/affaires-professorales/postes/Chaire-info-2005-eng.pdf.

      Responsibilities: The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University.

      Requirements

      • PhD in Physical Geography or in a related field of Natural Sciences.
      • Significant publications in the field of Fluvial Geomorphology.
      • Teaching experience.
      • The successful candidate must present a high-quality research program in Dynamics of Rivers.
      • Proficiency in the French language. The Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy [http://secretariatgeneral.umontreal.ca/fileadmin/user_upload/secretariat/doc_officiels/reglements/administration/adm10-34_politique-linguistique.pdf], the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.

      Salary:

      The Université de Montréal offers a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits.

      Starting Date:

      June 1st, 2013.

      Deadline:

      The complete application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of three recent publications, a research proposal (maximum 3 pages) and a statement of teaching interests, must be received by the Department Chair at the postal address below by November, 30th 2012. This position remains open until filled.

      Candidates’ applications and three letters of recommendation must be sent by email at

      Paul Comtois, directeur
      Département de géographie
      Université de Montréal
      C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
      Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7
      CANADA

      For more information about the Department of Geography please consult the Web site at: www.geog.umontreal.ca.

      Confidentiality:The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

      Employment Equity Program: The Université de Montréal upholds the principles of employment equity and welcomes applications from women, ethnic and visible minorities, aboriginals and people with disabilities. All applicants are asked to complete the employment equity identification questionnaire posted at http://www.drh.umontreal.ca/documents/bpe/bpe_paee/formulaire_PAEE_bpe.pdf, and attach it to their application.

      Immigration Requirements: In compliance with Canadian immigration

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      Université de Montréal
      Département de Géographie
      Professeure ou professeur en Science de l'Information Géographique (SIG)

      Le Département de géographie sollicite des candidatures pour occuper deux (2) postes de professeur ou de professeure de Science de l'Information Géographique (SIG) à temps plein, au rang de professeur adjoint.

      Fonctions:

      Le candidat sera appelé à enseigner aux trois cycles, à encadrer des étudiants aux études supérieures, à poursuivre des activités de recherche, de publication et de rayonnement ainsi qu’à contribuer aux activités de l’institution.

      Exigences:

      • Doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline connexe des sciences naturelles, avec spécialisation en Science de l'Information Géographique (SIG)
      • Une expérience en géostatistiques ou en modélisation serait un atout.
      • Excellentes aptitudes pour l’enseignement et la recherche.
      • Maîtrise de la langue française.

      Traitement:

      L’Université de Montréal offre un salaire concurrentiel ainsi qu’une gamme complète d’avantages sociaux.

      Entrée en fonction:

      À compter du 1er juin 2013.

      Clôture du concours

      Le dossier de candidature, constitué d’une lettre de motivation, d’un curriculum vitæ, d’un exemplaire de trois publications ou de travaux de recherche récents, d’une proposition de programme de recherche et d’une présentation des intérêts d’enseignement, doit parvenir à l’adresse ci-dessous au plus tard le 30 novembre 2012.

      Les candidats doivent également demander à trois personnes de faire parvenir une lettre de recommandation au directeur du département à l’adresse suivante :

      Paul Comtois, directeur
      Département de géographie
      Université de Montréal
      C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
      Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7
      CANADA

      Les personnes intéressées trouveront des renseignements sur le Département de géographie en consultant le site Web à l’adresse suivante: www.geog.umontreal.ca.

      Politique linguistique de l’Université de Montréal: L’Université de Montréal est une université québécoise de langue française, à rayonnement international. Dans le cadre du renouvellement de son corps professoral, elle intensifie le recrutement des meilleurs spécialistes dans le monde et s’assure par ailleurs que, conformément à la Politique linguistique de l’Université de Montréal [http://www.direction.umontreal.ca/secgen/recueil/politique_linguistique.html], les professeurs qu’elle recrute qui ne maîtrisent pas le français à leur entrée en fonction bénéficient d’un programme de soutien à l’apprentissage de la langue française.

      Privilège de confidentialité des candidatures: Les procédures de nomination en vigueur à l’Université de Montréal prévoient que tous les dossiers de candidature 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 de motivation.

      Programme d’accès à l’égalité en emploi: L’Université de Montréal souscrit au principe d’accès à l’égalité en emploi et invite les femmes, les membres des minorités visibles, les membres des minorités ethniques, les personnes handicapées et les autochtones à poser leur candidature. Nous invitons les candidats qui s’identifient à l’un ou l’autre de ces groupes à remplir le Questionnaire d’identification - accès à l’égalité en emploi, disponible à l’adresse suivante: www.fas.umontreal.ca/affaires-professorales/documents/quest-acces-emploi.pdf, et à le joindre à leur dossier de candidature.

      Exigences en matière d’immigration: Conformément aux exigences prescrites en matière d’immigration au Canada, cette annonce s’adresse en priorité aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents.

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      Université de Montréal
      Department of Geography
      Assistant Professor in Geographical Information Systems (GIS)

      The Department of Geography is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track professor position, at the rank of assistant professor in Geographical Information Systems. We are particularly interested in applicants with an interdisciplinary research program related to our major research theme in physical geography: "Environmental changes".

      Responsibilities:

      The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the University.

      Requirements:

      • PhD in Physical Geography or in a related field of Natural Sciences.
      • Significant publications in the field of Geographical Information Systems.
      • Teaching experience.
      • The successful candidate must present a high-quality research program.
      • Proficiency in the French language. The Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy [http://secretariatgeneral.umontreal.ca/fileadmin/user_upload/secretariat/doc_officiels/reglements/administration/adm10-34_politique-linguistique.pdf], the Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.

      Salary:

      The Université de Montréal offers a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits.

      Starting Date:

      June 1st, 2013.

      Deadline:

      The complete application, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of three recent publications, a research proposal (maximum 3 pages) and a statement of teaching interests, must be received by the Department Chair at the postal address below by November, 30th 2012. This position remains open until filled.

      Candidates’ applications and three letters of recommendation must be sent by email at

      Paul Comtois, directeur
      Département de géographie
      Université de Montréal
      C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
      Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7
      CANADA

      For more information about the Department of Geography please consult the Web site at: www.geog.umontreal.ca.

      Confidentiality:The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an interview.

      Employment Equity Program: The Université de Montréal upholds the principles of employment equity and welcomes applications from women, ethnic and visible minorities, aboriginals and people with disabilities. All applicants are asked to complete the employment equity identification questionnaire posted at http://www.drh.umontreal.ca/documents/bpe/bpe_paee/formulaire_PAEE_bpe.pdf, and attach it to their application.

      Immigration Requirements: In compliance with Canadian immigration

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    October 11, 2012
      Nipissing University
      Department of Geography and Department of History
      Tier II Canada Research Chair (SSHRC) in Environmental History

      Nipissing University invites applications from outstanding candidates (emerging researchers) to be considered for a Tier II Canada Research Chair (SSHRC) in the area of Environmental History, broadly defined to include the study of natural environments, social environments, organizational environments, built environments, and all of the sets of relationships between them. The History and Geography Departments together are seeking a candidate with significant research promise and a demonstrated record of external funding. Applications promoting an interdisciplinary approach are particularly encouraged and applicants should demonstrate a commitment to multidisciplinary and collaborative research.

      The History and Geography Departments have recently developed graduate programs and the successful candidate will play a significant role in the MA History and/or MES/MESc. Both departments are expanding their research profile and they have vibrant and dynamic teams of researchers.

      Research at Nipissing University has undergone extensive growth in the last four years. The university is located in a beautiful natural setting on an escarpment overlooking Lake Nipissing in North Bay. The city which is located 3.5 hours from Toronto has a population of 54,000 and is a regional centre in Northeastern Ontario.

      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 position at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The position is eligible to apply for infrastructure support from the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).

      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, 3 letters of recommendation and teaching evaluation (if available).

      Applications should be sent to:

      Chair, CRC Search Committee
      Office of the Vice-President, Academic and Research
      Nipissing University
      100 College Drive, Box 5002
      North Bay, ON P1B 8L7
      E-mail: vpr@nipissingu.ca
      Fax: 705-474-5878

      Application deadline: consideration of applications will begin (December 15, 2012) 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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    September 26, 2012
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Biogeography

      The Geography Department invites applications for a tenure-track position in Biogeography. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate (BSc and BA) and graduate (MSc, MA, PhD) levels, engage in an active, externally-funded research program, and demonstrate commitment to excellence in both teaching and research.

      Newfoundland and Labrador enjoys a rich and diverse network of ecosystems, from arctic to boreal and cold ocean to alpine. The Geography Department at Memorial has a long legacy of biogeographical research in the Province and has strong links with Biology, Earth Sciences, the Marine Institute and the Environmental Sciences graduate program. The Geography Department has identified four research clusters that recognise existing research strengths and collaborations within the department. The four clusters are: Climate and environmental change; Globalisation, economy and resources; Society, knowledge and values; and Sustainable communities and regions. A fifth cluster on Human health and security is an identified strategic research priority. Applicants can learn more about the Geography Department at www.mun.ca/geog.

      A current curriculum vitæ, a teaching dossier, a research plan, 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
      Head, Department of Geography
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
      St. John’s, NL
      Canada, A1B 3X9

      Phone: (709) 864-7417; Fax: (709) 864-3119; Email: cmather@mun.ca

      Review of applications will begin on the 26th of October 2012.

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    September 24, 2012
      University of Victoria
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Remote Sensing and Wetlands Modelling and Monitoring

      The Department of Geography, University of Victoria, invites applications for a tenure track position in the area of Remote Sensing and Wetlands Modelling and Monitoring. Preference will be given to applicants with a specialization in combinations of the following: remote sensing (active-passive) methodologies coupled with wetlands biogeochemistry, hydrology, ecology, and/or biomass modelling/monitoring. The appointment, effective July 1, 2013, will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor.

      Teaching opportunities may include courses in remote sensing, hydrology, pedology, statistics, biogeography, and other areas of geomatics and physical geography as appropriate.

      The successful applicant will have a PhD (or be close to completion) 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. They will contribute to a vibrant Department with extensive interests in remote sensing and physical geography at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants will be expected to collaborate with the Water and Climate Impacts Research Centre (W-CIRC), a joint Environment Canada-University of Victoria research group based within the Department of Geography.

      Letters of application should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining teaching philosophy 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 November 1, 2012. Emailed and faxed applications and emailed reference letters will 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
      Email: chair@mail.geog.uvic.ca
      Web: http://geography.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. Please indicate citizenship in your application.

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    September 23, 2012
      University of British Columbia
      Liu Institute for Global Issues
      Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Food Security

      The Liu Institute for Global Issues at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Food Security (a tenure-stream professorial appointment, effective 1 July 2013). Exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level will also be considered. Details about the CRC program are available at: www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/. Candidates must have an exceptional international research profile. A PhD as well as a record of teaching excellence and successful PhD supervision are required. Research interests could include (but are not limited to) the relationship between food security and environmental change, agricultural productivity, access and nutrition, global governance, trade and supply chains, or climate change. We will consider candidates working on any part of the world and from any disciplinary or interdisciplinary background; we particularly encourage those involved in policy analysis and implementation. Outreach to local, national, and international audiences is expected.

      The programs, faculty research interests, and public policy activities of the Liu Institute for Global Issues are at www.ligi.ubc.ca. The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications must include a C.V., a description of research interests, evidence of teaching excellence, evidence of public outreach, and confidential letters from three referees. Applicants should also provide an electronic sample of their most outstanding publications. Applications must be submitted by 22 October 2012 to sally.reay@ubc.ca.

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    September 17, 2012
      Ryerson University
      Department of Geography
      Assistant Professor in Environment and Urban Sustainability

      The Department of Geography (in the Faculty of Arts) invites applications for a tenure-track position in Environment and Urban Sustainability at the Assistant Professor rank. A PhD (or equivalent) in Geography or a closely related field is required by time of appointment. The position will be effective August 1, 2013, subject to final budgetary approval. The position targets candidates specialized in Environment and Urban Sustainability with knowledge of quantitative methods and is part of the Department’s newly formed program in Environment and Urban Sustainability (EUS).

      The Department of Geography offers two undergraduate programs (Geographic Analysis and EUS) that each lead to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and offers a graduate program leading to a Master of Spatial Analysis (MSA). Faculty members also contribute to interdisciplinary programs including Environmental Applied Science and Management, Immigration and Settlement Studies, and Policy Studies. The Department also offers three GIS certificates and has ties to the Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity and the Centre for Immigration and Settlement. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop ties to the graduate program in Environmental Applied Science and Management.

      Experience in establishing research partnerships with private and/or public sectors is beneficial. The successful candidate will have opportunities to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels, contribute to the EUS program through effective teaching, research, and supervision, develop an externally-funded research program, and demonstrates an active publication record.

      Ryerson is a thriving public university located in downtown Toronto, Canada, and has a full-time registration of nearly 28,000 undergraduate and 2000 graduate students as well as 61,000 continuing education registrations. For more information about the Geography Department see http://www.geography.ryerson.ca.

      Review of applications will begin December 3, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, samples of recent publications, and the names and contact information (e-mail address and telephone numbers) of five referees who may be contacted. Please note that applications by fax or e-mail cannot be accepted. Applications/Inquires can be sent to:

      Dr. Brian Ceh,
      Chair, Department of Geography,
      Ryerson University,
      350 Victoria Street,
      Toronto, Ontario M5B-2K3

      e-mail: bceh@geography.ryerson.ca.

      The position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/employment_resources/rfa.html. The RFA’s website can be found at: http://www.ryerson.ca/~rfa/. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/

      Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. 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 people, 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.

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    September 6, 2012
      Federal Public Service
      Department of Natural Resources
      Quantitative Analysis of Optical and/or Radar Remote Sensing Data

      NOTE: THIS IS A ANTICIPATORY STAFFING PROCESS. A partially assessed pool of candidates resulting from this appointment process may be used to fill identical and similar positions at the PC-02 group and level within the Earth Sciences Sector of Natural Resources Canada with various linguistic requirements: English Essential, French Essential, English or French Essential and Bilingual Imperative levels: (BBB/BBB, CBC/CBC), as well as security levels (secret or reliability), conditions of employment and tenures, term and indeterminate which may vary according to the position being staffed. Please note that candidates will be assessed on some of essential statement of merit criteria prior to being placed in the partially assessed pool. Qualified candidates will need to meet the essential merit criteria and some of the asset merit criteria prior to being appointed to a position.

      Location: Ottawa
      Classification: PC - 02
      Salary: $62,227 to $74,540
      Closing Date: September 20, 2012 - 23:59, Pacific Time Useful Information
      Reference Number: RSN12J-010050-004226
      Selection Process Number: 2012-RSN-EA-0425-0154018
      Employment Tenure: Permanent position
      Vacancies: 1

      Education: Graduation with a degree from a recognized University with acceptable specialization in: Biology, Earth Sciences, Engineering, Meteorology, Geography, Mathematics, Physics, Remote Sensing, Geology, Chemistry, or another science relevant to the position(s).

      Experience:Minimum of at least 2 years experience in quantitative analysis of optical and/or radar remote sensing data.

      Minimum of at least 2 years experience in 2 of the following 3 areas:

        1) Experience conducting research involving the use of at least one remote sensing image analysis software system (PCI, ENVI, GAMMA, Matlab, or others)
        2) Experience using at least one GIS professional software package (such as ESRI/ArcGIS)
        3) Experience in programming in at least one of the following computer languages: FORTRAN, C++, C, Visual Basic, Java, or Python

      For further information, please visit Remote Sensing Physical Scientist

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      Fonction Publique Fédérale
      Ministère des Ressources naturelles
      Quantitative de Données de Télédétection Optiques ou Radar

      VEUILLEZ NOTER: CECI EST UN PROCESSUS DE DOTATION ANTICIPATOIRE. Un bassin de candidats partiellement évalués établi à partir du présent processus pourrait être utilisé pour doter des postes identiques et similaires au groupe et au niveau PC-02 au sein du Secteur des sciences de la Terre de Ressources Naturelles Canada comportant diverses exigences linguistiques : anglais essentiel, français essentiel et bilinguisme impératif (niveaux BBB/BBB et CBC/CBC), de même que divers niveaux de sécurité (cote de fiabilité ou cote « secret »), diverses conditions et d'emploi et durées (déterminée ou indéterminée), selon le poste à doter. Veuillez prendre note que les candidats seront évalués selon l'énoncé des critères de mérite avant d'être inscrits au bassin de candidats partiellement évalués. Les candidats qualifiés devront satisfaire aux critères de mérite essentiels et à certains critères de mérite constituant un atout avant d'être nommés à un poste.

      Lieu: Ottawa
      Classification: PC - 02
      Traitement: 62 227 $ à 74 540 $
      Date limite: le 20 septembre 2012 - 23h59, heure du pacifique Renseignements utiles
      Numéro de référence: RSN12J-010050-004226
      Numéro du processus de sélection: 2012-RSN-EA-0425-0154018
      Durée des fonctions: Poste permanent
      Postes à pourvoir: 1

      Scolarité requise: Diplôme d'une université reconnue avec une spécialisation acceptable en biologie, en sciences de la Terre, en génie, en météorologie, en géographie, en mathématiques, en physique, en télédétection, en géologie, en chimie ou dans une autre science reliée au(x) poste(s).

      Expérience requise: Au moins deux (2) années d'expérience de l'analyse quantitative de données de télédétection optiques ou radar.

      Au moins deux (2) années d'expérience dans au moins deux des trois domaines suivants :

        1) Expérience de la réalisation de recherches au moyen d'un système logiciel d'analyse d'images saisies par télédétection (PCI, ENVI, GAMMA, Matlab ou autres).
        2) Expérience de l'utilisation d'au moins un système logiciel d'information géographique de qualité professionnelle (p. ex. ESRI/ArcGIS).
        3) Expérience de la programmation dans au moins un des langages informatiques suivants : FORTRAN, C++, C, Visual Basic, Java ou Python.

      Pour plus de renseignements, veuillez visiter Spécialiste de la télédétection

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    August 29, 2012
      Western University
      Department of Geography
      Assistant or Associate Professor in Development Geography

      The Department of Geography at Western University, London, Ontario, Canada is seeking a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor (probationary) or Associate Professor (probationary or tenured) in the area of Development Geography.

      We seek an outstanding individual with demonstrated commitment to excellence in research, teaching and service. The candidate must have (or be near completion of) a PhD and a strong record of scholarly activity and shown leadership in their research area. The candidate should be capable of supervising graduate student research, teaching graduate and undergraduate students, obtaining external funds and conducting research on international development. All faculty are expected to participate in administrative committees at the level of the department, faculty and/or university, including service external to the university.

      Candidates who can complement areas of Departmental and Faculty strength - such as environment, development and health; urban studies; and population and migration – are particularly encouraged to apply. Regional specialization is open to any area of Asia, Africa, or Latin America and the Caribbean. Working relationships with organizations in relevant fields is also desirable.

      The appointment will be effective July 1, 2013. The appointment is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Further information about the Department may be found at: http://geography.ssc.uwo.ca.

      Applications, including a statement of research and teaching interests, current curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees, together with their e-mail, fax and telephone numbers, should be sent to:

      Prof. Dan Shrubsole, Chair
      Department of Geography
      Social Science Centre
      Western University
      London, Ontario, N6A 5C2, Canada
      Tel: (519) 661-3126; Fax: (519) 661-3750
      E-mail: dashrubs@uwo.ca

      Closing date: November 30, 2012 or until position is filled. E-mailed applications will not be accepted. 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. Western University 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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    July 29, 2012
      York University
      Department of Social Science
      Assistant Professor in International Development Studies

      Applications are invited for a position in the interdisciplinary International Development Studies program at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2013. A PhD is required in a relevant social science discipline or interdisciplinary degree program related to the social sciences. The successful candidate must have an active research program in the area and demonstrate excellence or the promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research, as well as an interdisciplinary approach to the field of study. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a critical understanding of development theory and practice that questions the idea of a universal and unifying development, as well as an understanding of central economic, social and political issues in the field. Applicants must also have first-hand experience conducting fieldwork in the Global South. Preference will be given to those with a regional specialization in the Middle East. Applicants should be prepared to teach in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, including core courses at the undergraduate level.

      The successful candidates must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Salaries will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. For full position details and contact information, you can also visit www.yorku.ca/acadjobs.

      Candidates should submit a signed letter of application (indicating which position applying for), a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, samples of scholarly writing, and a teaching dossier including institutional teaching evaluations (where available), and arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent, by October 15, 2012, directly to:

      Professor Kimberley White
      Chair, Department of Social Science
      S754 Ross Building
      Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
      York University
      4700 Keele St.
      Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3

      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.

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      University of Toronto Mississauga
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-stream Assistant Professor in Climatology

      The Department of Geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Physical Geography at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2013.

      The Department seeks a candidate with a strong background and research experience that falls broadly in the field of climatology. Specific research interests could include, but not be limited to, physical climatology, micrometeorology, biometeorology, climate change, climate modelling, and/or regional downscaling. Research interests that complement existing strengths in biogeosciences and ecohydrology would be considered an asset. The candidate is expected to develop a research programme that integrates field and modelling-based approaches. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Geography or a very closely related field, and evidence of excellence in scholarly research, publication, and teaching.

      The appointment will be at UTM, which has a strong interdisciplinary commitment to teaching and research, a multicultural student body of 11,000 students, and a modern, spacious campus, where the appointee will be expected to develop an externally funded research program. ¬The successful candidate will also hold a graduate faculty appointment in the tri-campus Department of Geography and Program in Planning at the University of Toronto, a department with strengths and interdisciplinary linkages in physical and human geography and the environment. Active participation in the UTM Geography and Environment undergraduate programs, as well as in the graduate program of the Department of Geography and Program in Planning is expected.

      All qualified candidates are invited to apply through the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) careers website www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/careers.htm. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, examples of publications, and materials relevant to teaching experience. All Materials must be received by October 31, 2012 (no email applications will be accepted). Any inquiries about the application should be sent to the Department Chair, Professor Kathi Wilson, at geography.utm@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online. The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

      Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via email geography.utm@utoronto.ca by the closing date.

      Additional information on the Department can be obtained online at www.utm.utoronto.ca/geography/

      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. /font>

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      University of Toronto Mississauga
      Department of Geography
      Lecturer - Human Geography

      The Department of Geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time teaching stream faculty position in Human Geography at the rank of Lecturer, effective July 1, 2013.

      The Department seeks a candidate with a PhD in Human Geography and demonstrated excellence in teaching in one or more of the following areas: political geography, social geography, population geography, and/or historical geography. The successful candidate will be expected to make a strong contribution to the Department’s Human Geography undergraduate program and to contribute to teaching of introductory as well as advanced undergraduate courses. Demonstrated leadership in experiential learning strategies, scholarly engagement in pedagogy, and experience in the development of undergraduate mentorship activities will all be considered major assets for this position.

      Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will be at UTM, which has a strong interdisciplinary commitment to teaching and research, a multicultural student body of 11,000 students, and a modern, spacious campus. Appointments at the rank of Lecturer may be renewed annually to a maximum of five years. In the fifth year of service, Lecturers shall be reviewed and a recommendation made with respect to promotion to the rank of Senior Lecturer. Success in promotion depends on achieving excellence in teaching and promise of continued professional development.

      All qualified candidates are invited to apply through the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) careers website www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/careers.htm. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, examples of publications, and materials relevant to teaching experience. All Materials must be received by October 31, 2012 (no email applications will be accepted). Any inquiries about the application should be sent to the Department Chair, Professor Kathi Wilson, at geography.utm@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online. The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

      Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the department via email geography.utm@utoronto.ca by the closing date.

      Additional information on the Department can be obtained online at www.utm.utoronto.ca/geography/

      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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    July 29, 2012
      McMaster University
      Faculties of Engineering and Social Sciences
      Professorship in Water Policy and Research at Rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor

      McMaster University is seeking an outstanding candidate for the Professorship in Water Policy and Research, cross-appointed to the Faculties of Engineering and Social Sciences, and generously supported by the Philomathia Foundation Water Project. The context for the chair is the global water crisis in which water scarcity and degraded water quality is a substantial threat to sustainability. Nearly 800 million people lack access to safe drinking water, resulting in many social, economic, and health related challenges. The chair will work at the nexus of disciplines at global to local scales and have the opportunity to foster a university wide network of institutes and faculty focused on various aspects of water-related research. The position is open to appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor.

      Applicants must have a PhD in a relevant discipline and be committed to interdisciplinary exploration of water policy issues (such as technology, governance, policy, management, socio-economic implications) in their global, regional or local dimensions. Demonstrated excellence in research and teaching is essential. The successful candidate will be cross-appointed to appropriate departments in the Faculties of Social Sciences and Engineering and will have the opportunity to network with a diverse interdisciplinary group of water experts at McMaster University, as well as the possibility of an adjunct appointment at the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH).

      Consideration of applications will begin on September 1st and remain open until the position is filled. Interested applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, a selection of research publications, and the names and addresses of at least three referees to:

      McMaster's large, attractive campus, the interior of which is open only to pedestrians and cyclists, is at the western end of Lake Ontario. Nearby attractions include Cootes Paradise, the Bruce Trail, the Niagara Escarpment, the Waterfront Trail, and the Royal Botanical Gardens.

      McMaster University is the major knowledge generator in the Hamilton region, providing both the human capital and the research output necessary to fuel the region’s economy.

      The University is minutes from downtown Hamilton, and the activities that a major city has to offer. Hamilton is the fourth largest city in Ontario, and the ninth largest in Canada. It is ranked as one of the top 10 places to do business in Canada.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first. 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 peoples, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.

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      University of Waterloo
      Department of Geography and Environmental Management
      Track Position in Climate and Society at Assistant or Associate Professor Level

      The Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure track position in Climate and Society at the assistant or associate professor level. Candidates must have a Ph.D., broad experience at the climate society interface, and an outstanding research record in one or more of the following areas: low carbon development pathways, climate resilient development, integration of mitigation and adaptation, international mitigation or adaptation policy and planning, and climate compatible international development. Expertise in one of the following topics would be an added advantage: integrated assessment modelling, climate finance, aviation, climate engineering policy, North American and Canadian climate policy.

      The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate courses in the new Masters in Climate Change program, as well as climate/environmental management related undergraduate courses in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management in the Faculty of Environment.

      The Department of Geography and Environmental Management has a strong reputation for teaching and research in both the human and physical dimensions of climate change. It is part of the Faculty of Environment, which also includes the Department of Environment and Resource Studies, the School of Planning, the School for Environment Enterprise and Development, and the Centre for Knowledge Integration. The Faculty is also home to the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change. For additional information see: http://www.environment.uwaterloo.ca/

      The anticipated starting date is January 1, 2013 or later. 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 August 31, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

      Applications should be sent to:

      Chair, Climate and Society Search Committee
      Department of Geography & Environmental Management
      Faculty of Environment
      University of Waterloo
      Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1
      gemchair@uwaterloo.ca

      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.

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      McGill University
      Department of Geography and School of Environment
      Tenure-Track Position at the Assistant Professor level in Urban 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 Sustainability beginning on July 1, 2013. The person who fills this position will conduct research that contributes to our understanding of how complex urban systems interact with environmental change across scales from the local to global. The person will have expertise in sustainability research, and in innovative qualitative and/or quantitative approaches to investigating urban environmental, policy and development challenges.

      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 multi-disciplinary Environment themes elaborated in the McGill ‘Strategic Research Plan’: http://www.mcgill.ca/research/strategic-research-plan. 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 2013, 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.

      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 October 15, 2012 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 0B9
      phone: 514 398-4112; fax: 514 398-7437; e-mail: recruit.geog@mcgill.ca

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      Thompson Rivers University
      Department of Geography
      Sessional Lecture Positions in Physical Geography

      The Department of Geography at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia, invites applications for sessional lecture positions in physical geography.

      The successful candidates will be responsible for lectures and/or labs in physical geography that may include the following courses:

      Fall 2012:
      EOG 1120 Earths Lands and Waters - Lecture
      GEOG 3190 Geomorphology - Lecture
      GEOG 3190 Geomorphology - Two Labs

      Winter 2013:
      GEOG 1120 Earths Lands and Waters - Lecture
      GEOG 1120 Earths Lands and Waters - Three Labs

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Ph.D. in Physical Geography or related field for Lecture positions
      • For those applying only for lab instruction, an M.Sc. in Physical Geography or closely related discipline is required

      TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: September 4, 2012 to April 27, 2013

      REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed commencing July 30, 2012, and may continue until positions are filled.

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

      Please forward applications via e-mail to jobops@tru.ca, quoting the Competition #12-109 in the subject line. Include a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, the names and full contact information for three (3) referees, along with copies of all university transcripts.

      • Only attachments in the following formats will be accepted: Word (.doc, .docx), PDF, Text (.txt), Excel (.xls, .xlsx). Paper and/or faxed applications will no longer be considered.
      • We wish to thank all applicants, however; only those under consideration will be contacted.

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      Quest University Canada
      Social Science
      Anthropology/Sociology/Geography, Full-time, Continuing Position

      Quest University Canada seeks applicants for a full-time, continuing faculty position and we will consider candidates from any social science discipline or any interdisciplinary program where the focus is on the social sciences. The successful candidate will teach concentration courses in their area of specialty and at least two social science courses in our Foundation Program, especially Global Perspectives and Self, Culture and Society, which are required of all students. We encourage talented instructors with interests in African Studies or Aboriginal Studies to apply, but the search will not be limited to these areas. All Quest faculty are expected to be able to teach the Cornerstone and Question courses, and candidates who demonstrate the willingness and experience to teach Rhetoric will be given special consideration. In your letter of application please discuss which courses you can create for our concentration program that would expand our offerings to Quest students interested in the social sciences. For more detail on these and other courses see http://www.questu.ca/academics/foundation_program/course_descriptions.php). Rank open. Please do not apply for this position if you are applying for any other position currently being offered at Quest. Hiring for this position is subject to budgetary approval.

      All Quest classes are seminar-style and are limited to enrolments of fewer than 20 students. Our faculty is highly interactive and attuned to opportunities to develop interdisciplinary courses. Further details about Quest and the application procedure can be found under Information for Faculty Applicants. Applications should be sent to ssfaculty@questu.ca; please put the words Social Science General - Position #1 in the subject heading.

      A PhD (or equivalent) and some undergraduate-level teaching experience is required. Although research, especially that involving undergraduates, is encouraged, those seeking a research-focused faculty position should not apply. Applications should be received by October 1, 2012; interviews for finalists will be scheduled in November and December. The start date for the position is August 1, 2013.

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      Carleton University
      Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
      Tenure-Track Appointment in Critical Geographies of Global Systems

      Carleton University’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track appointment in Critical Geographies of Global Systems, commencing on 1 July 2013.

      The Department is requesting applications from individuals who are able to teach core and other courses relating to global systems, augment existing teaching and research strengths in this area within the Department and more generally at Carleton, and provide research leadership in one or more of the following realms: political economy and the environment, global cities and finance, transnational migration, and issues of global social justice. The successful applicant will be required to develop an externally funded program of research in one of the designated areas, including funding to support graduate students. The ability to develop and deliver multi-media instruction as well as undergraduate methods courses will be an asset.

      Applicants must have recently graduated with a Ph.D., or be in the final stages of completing their Doctoral degree, in geography or a related discipline with a focus on global systems, demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and be committed to developing a strong program of research and scholarship as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications. Applicants should consult the Department’s web site at www.carleton.ca/geography for details on current research activities and course offerings. Information on Carleton’s strategic interests are available from www1.carleton.ca/about/strategic-plan/ and www2.carleton.ca/provost/academicplan/

      Carleton’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 450 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 contributing to its Human Geography and Environmental Studies programs.

      Applications for this entry-level appointment 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
      Global Systems Search Committee
      349 Loeb Bldg, Carleton University
      1125 Colonel By Drive
      Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6, Canada

      Applications submitted by email will not be considered. Questions about this position should be directed to the Departmental Chair at geography_jobapplication@carleton.ca with "Global Systems Appointment" in the subject line or he can be reached at 613-520-2560. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2012 or until the position is filled.

      Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of leading change. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide more than 25,000 full- and part-time students from every province and more than 100 countries around the world with academic opportunities in more than 80 programs of study. Carleton’s creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, public policy and administration, and the arts.

      Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus in the central portion of Ottawa, bordered by the Rideau River on one side, and the Rideau Canal on the other. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa itself, with a population of almost one million, is Canada’s capital city and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.

      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. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

      All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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    June 6, 2012
      University of Toronto
      Department of Geography and Program in Planning
      Contractually Limited-Term Assistant Professor for One-Year Term in Urban Planning

      The Department of Geography and Program in Planning, University of Toronto, invites applications for a contractually limited-term appointment (CLTA) at the rank of Assistant Professor for a one-year term beginning July 1, 2012, or a mutual agreeable date thereafter, with the possibility of a one year extension, pending the availability of funding. The appointment will be in Urban Planning, with expertise in urban design, cultural planning, environmental planning, transportation planning or urban economic planning. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

      The appointee will be expected to contribute to graduate teaching in the Doctoral and Master’s Planning programs, to undergraduate teaching in the department’s geography programs, and to maintain an active research program. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in planning, geography or a closely related field, a record of excellent scholarly research and publications, and a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching. Professional planning experience is desirable.

      Additional information on the Department of Geography and Program in Planning can be found at www.geog.utoronto.ca

      HOW TO APPLY:

      All qualified candidates are invited to apply online, applications should include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a statement outlining current and future research interests, examples of publications, and materials relevant to teaching experience. If you have questions about this position, please contact Professor Virginia Maclaren, Chair, Geography and Program in Planning at chair@geog.utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online at the link below: http://www.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/careers/co.htm

      The UofT application system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per candidate profile; please combine attachments into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.

      REFEREES:

      Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters directly to the attention of Professor Maclaren via email to jobs@geog.utoronto.ca by July 2, 2012.

      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 July 2, 2012

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      University of Guelph
      College of Social and Applied Human Sciences
      Tier II Canada Research Chair in Gender, Justice & Development at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor

      The University of Guelph, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, is seeking applications or nominations for a Tier II Canada Research Chair in Gender, Justice and Development 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.

      The successful candidate will develop a research program that focuses on women and girls as agents of social change in a global context, on the potential for investments in their rights and health, and on their contribution to and benefits from civil society. Drawing on existing university research strengths in the fields of food security, livelihoods, health and well-being, and poverty, as well as the College’s strong tradition of community engagement ( www.theresearchshop.ca), the CRC will be a hub for the university’s existing research strengths in gender and development and a catalyst for enhancing a distinctive approach to social science research in gender and development that incorporates civil society organizations and community engagement. The CRC is in keeping with the strategic research themes of the College and University in the areas of globalization and diversity, health and well-being, and public policy and governance. Furthermore, the University is in the process of developing a new School for Civil Society (www.schoolforcivilsociety.ca) in relation to these themes. Details about the College, its research strategy and faculty are available at www.uoguelph.ca.csahs/research. Information on the Canada Research Chair program is available at www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/ .

      Candidates must be exceptional emerging scholars with demonstrated potential for becoming world leaders in their research area. They should have a strong commitment toward interdisciplinary, community-engaged research, the ability to attract excellent graduate students, and demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate level. They should have a PhD obtained within the last 10 years and post-doctoral or equivalent experience. They will be an assistant or associate professor or possess the necessary qualifications to be appointed at these levels. Disciplinary background is open but the successful candidate must be appointable within one of the College’s departments (Family Relations and Applied Nutrition, Geography, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology and Anthropology. See www.uoguelph.ca/csahs/college). The appointment will be tenure track at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, with reduced teaching responsibility.

      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, emails, and telephone numbers of three referees to:

      Dr. Belinda Leach
      Associate Dean (Research)
      College of Social and Applied Human Sciences
      Room 105, MacDonald Institute
      University of Guelph
      Guelph, ON N1G 2W1

      Or by email to csahsadr@uoguelph.ca. Inquiries 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 immediately and will continue until July 6 2012. Interviews are expected to be held in July and August.

      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. The anticipated date of appointment is July 1 2013.

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

      This advertisement is available electronically at http://www.uoguelph.ca/csahs/CRCGenderJusticeDevelopment

      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 our University community are encouraged to apply.

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    May 22, 2012
      McGill University
      Department of Geography
      Research Assistant for Geographic Information Centre

      The Department of Geography seeks a Research Assistant for its Geographic Information Centre. Tasks will include troubleshooting within the GIC; helping students and staff locate online data sets; supporting students and staff in general GIS/RS tasks; assisting staff in developing GIS/RS course material and data; helping organize a GIS/RS Day; helping organize promotional material for Open House and other events; providing students and staff with requested digital data sets; and co-develop, maintain and support a dedicated GIC website.

      The successful applicant must have completed a M.A. or M.Sc. degree in GIS or Remote Sensing and its applications and should have experience in both software and hardware implementations. Candidates should possess excellent communication skills in both English and French.

      The position will start July 15, 2012 for one year, and is renewable based on annual review. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

      McGill University is committed to Equity in Employment.

      Applications will be reviewed starting May 31, 2012. Please send your application, including CV and letters from two referees to:

      Tim Moore, Chair
      Department of Geography, McGill University
      805 Sherbrooke St. W.
      Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 0B9
      Tel: 514-398-4961; Fax: 514-398-7437
      E-mail: tim.moore@mcgill.ca

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      McGill University
      Department of Geography
      Academic Associate in Geographic Information Centre

      The Department of Geography seeks an Academic Associate for its Geographic Information Centre. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day management and growth of McGill’s Geographic Information Centre (a shared facility hosting ~50 workstations and an electronic classroom); supervise a GIS/RS technician and research assistant; provide consulting expertise to the University community in GIS/RS; assume a leadership role in establishing strategic direction and oversee implementation of short and long-term plans related to GIS/RS; organize short courses throughout the year in GIS/RS and contribute to courses within the GIS/RS Minor; design and implement a server solution to host and disseminate GIS/RS data; keep abreast of new developments and trends in GIS/RS; organize GIS/RS seminars and conferences; develop links with other GIS Centres to promote the use of GIS applications and apply for funding to expand the services and research in the Geographic Information Centre.

      Candidates should have a Ph.D. in GIS or Remote Sensing at the time of appointment, should have demonstrated experience in both software and hardware implementations and should possess excellent communication skills in both English and French.

      The appointment is for one year, starting on 15 August 2012, and is renewable based on annual review. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

      McGill University is committed to Equity in Employment.

      Applications will be reviewed starting 1 July 2012. Applicants should ensure that their CV, teaching record and letters from three referees are sent to:

      Tim Moore, Chair
      Department of Geography, McGill University
      805 Sherbrooke St. W.
      Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 0B9
      Tel: 514-398-4961; Fax: 514-398-7437
      E-mail: tim.moore@mcgill.ca

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    May 10, 2012
      University of Saskatchewan
      School of Environment and Sustainability and Global Institute for Water Security
      Full-time Tenure-Track Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Hydrometeorology and Climate Science

      The School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS) at the University of Saskatchewan (U of S) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant, associate, or full professor. The successful candidate will join a core interdisciplinary science and modelling team to support the development of a $30-million research programme in the University’s Global Institute for Water Security led by Canada Excellence Research Chair (CERC) in Water Security Howard Wheater. This exciting initiative builds on a long history of national leadership in hydrology, aquatic toxicology and other water-related expertise at the U of S that includes more than 70 faculty and 5 research chairs, and world-class facilities such as the Centre for Hydrology, the Toxicology Centre, and the Canadian Light Source synchrotron.

      This new appointment is envisaged in the area of hydrometeorology and climate science focusing on: coupled land-atmosphere modelling, including land-surface system model development, data assimilation methods, and the analysis and modelling of hydrological extremes. One of the CERC priorities is to build on the cold regions hydrology expertise at the U of S and Environment Canada in order to improve the coupled modelling of land-atmosphere interactions and processes in the context of climate variability and change. Experimental resources will include a set of highly instrumented sites for real-time monitoring of snow, water, energy, and carbon fluxes. Modelling resources envisaged include a parallel-processing computer facility and access to numerical weather prediction, and regional and global climate models. Improved understanding and representation of hydrological extremes and cold regions feedbacks to the atmosphere are priorities. It is envisaged that close collaboration will be established with the international World Climate Research Program (WCRP) Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) and Cryosphere and Climate (CLiC) programmes. Additional details can be found at www.usask.ca/water.

      The appointee will be expected to address one or more of the three core themes of the CERC programme (Climate Change and Water Security, Land-Water Management and Environmental Change, Sustainable Development of Natural Resources) and to contribute to the development of interdisciplinary water research across the University and with external partners such as Environment Canada. The appointee’s duties will also include teaching in SENS, with the possibility of teaching in other academic units.

      The successful candidate must have a PhD, an established national or international reputation for research relevant to the core themes of the CERC programme (or provide clear evidence of the potential to achieve this), a demonstrated ability to secure research funding, and a proven track record of teaching and research supervision. Excellent interpersonal skills are required, and evidence of successful research collaboration with national and international stakeholders and researchers is desirable.

      The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure-track position in the School of Environment and Sustainability, but may also seek a joint appointment with other academic units if desired and appropriate. Review of applications will begin June 15, 2012, and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

      The University of Saskatchewan is located in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (www.tourismsaskatoon.com), a city with a diverse and thriving economic base, a strong research cluster, a vibrant arts community, and a full range of leisure opportunities. The University has a reputation for excellence in teaching, research, and scholarly activities, and offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs to a student population of about 20,000. The University is one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities. 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. Further details about the U of S CERC programme and the Global Institute for Water Security can be found at www.usask.ca/water.

      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:

      Kate Wilson, Confidential Secretary to the Search Committee
      Global Institute for Water Security, University of Saskatchewan
      Saskatoon, SK Canada S7N 3H5
      E-mail: kate.wilson@usask.ca

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Saskatchewan is committed to Employment Equity. Members of designated groups (women, Aboriginal peoples, people with disabilities and visible minorities) are encouraged to apply.

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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 the following undergraduate courses in the 2012-13 academic year:

      • Cultures, Landscapes and Geographic Space
      • The Spatial Economy
      • Resource Management and Environmental Policy
      • Introduction to Social and Cultural Geography
      • Environment and Health

      The teaching duties include three undergraduate courses in each of the Fall and Winter terms and one undergraduate course in Intersession. There is no research requirement associated with this position, although Faculty Lecturers are expected to remain current with the relevant literature in their fields as it applies to teaching and to assume normal administrative duties as assigned by the Chair including mentoring and supervising course Teaching Assistants.

      Requirements are a PhD (graduate degree with equivalent teaching experience may be considered) in Human Geography or a related field and experience in teaching undergraduate courses in social sciences. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a teaching profile outlining experience and/or interests and also arrange for at least two confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the contact below. Applications and supporting materials should be addressed to Dr. Martin Sharp, Chair, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, and sent by e-mail or fax to the contact below.

      In accordance with the Contract Academic Staff: Teaching agreement, this position has a one-year limited term with the possibility of renewal, and includes a comprehensive benefits package and annual salary range starting at $73,800 for candidates with maximum education qualifications.

      Consideration of applications will begin June 1, 2012, however the competition will remain open until filled. Early applications are encouraged. The start date for the position is August 15, 2012.

      For more information about the Department and the University of Alberta, please see the Department's web page: http://www.ualberta.ca/EAS . For information on the Human Geography program at the University of Alberta, see http://hg.eas.ualberta.ca.

      How to Apply

      Apply Online at: http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A107917384/

      Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

      Mail

      Martin Sharp, Chair
      Dept of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences
      University of Alberta
      Edmonton, AB T6G 2E3

      Email: Judith.Enarson@ualberta.ca

      Fax: (780) 492-8190

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

      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.

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    May 3, 2012
      Ryerson University
      Department of Geography
      LTF1: Limited Term Assistant Professor position in Environment and Sustainability
      LFT2: Limited Term Assistant Professor position in Urban Geography with Toronto Focus

      The Department of Geography invites applications for two one-year Limited Term Faculty (LTF) positions at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective August 1, 2012 to July 31, 2013, subject to final budgetary approval.

      Candidates must hold, or be close to completing, a related PhD. The successful candidates ideally should have demonstrated experience as an effective teacher in large classes, an active research program evidencing currency, and experience teaching in Environment and Sustainability for LTF1 and Urban Geography with a focus on Toronto for LTF2. Applicants should identify clearly any previous experience teaching courses to first-year students, as well as all previous experience with other courses at any level related to the substantive areas listed below. LTF1 applicants should identify any experience they have in teaching on environment, sustainability, remote sensing, and physical geography or any of the stated LTF1 courses below. LTF2 applicants should identify any experience they have in teaching on the geography of Toronto, and/or courses in urban, economic, and recreation geography or any of the stated LTF2 courses below.

      LTF1:

        Fall 2012
        • EUS 102 Environment and Sustainability
        • GEO 702 Technology, Contemporary Environment
        • GEO 110 The Physical Environment

        Winter 2013
        • EUS 202 Sustaining the City’s Environment
        • GEO 411 Resource and Environmental Planning
        • GEO 642 Advanced Remote Sensing and GIS

      LTF2:

        Fall 2012
        • GEO 793 The Geography of Toronto
        • GEO 793 The Geography of Toronto
        • GEO 505 Regional Analysis of Canada

        Winter 2013
        • GEO 607 Cities and Canadian Economic Landscape
        • GEO 691 Canadian Immigration: Patterns & Place
        • GEO 802 The Geography of Recreation and Leisure

      Academic enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Brian Ceh, Chair, Department of Geography, at bceh@ryerson.ca . For more information on the Department, please refer to www.ryerson.ca/geography.

      Deadline for applications is 4:00 pm, May 16, 2012. Applicants should submit a covering letter specifying the LTF position for which they are applying (LTF1 or LTF2), a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and student evaluations of teaching, as well as the name and contact information of three (3) potential referees, at least one of whom can speak to the applicant’s ability to teach undergraduate students, to: bceh@ryerson.ca .

      These positions fall under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (www.ryerson.ca/~rfa). For details on the Ryerson Faculty Association Collective Agreement and the University’s RFA Benefits Summary, please visit http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/employment_resources/rfa.html and http://www.ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/index.html respectively.

      Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty, and its scholarship, including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, 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.

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    April 30, 2012
      Carleton University
      Climate Change Impacts/Adaption in Northern Canada - Tier 2 NSERC Canada Research Chair

      Carleton University invites applications for nomination for a Tier 2 NSERC Canada Research Chair (http://www.chairs.gc.ca/) on Climate Change Impacts/Adaptation in Northern Canada.

      This position will be awarded to an outstanding candidate who has a stellar research record that includes contributions of direct relevance to expected climate change impacts in, or emanating from, Northern Canada. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, with the capacity to develop a strong externally funded research program providing exceptional training opportunities. The candidate will join a vibrant, collegial community of over 40 northern researchers (including a Northern Research Chair) from four faculties. Carleton is also co-located with Environment Canada's National Wildlife Research Centre, whose government scientists have ongoing research in the North. In addition, Carleton researchers have rich partnerships with colleagues in institutions that have research priorities in the North such as the Geological Survey of Canada. At the graduate level, Carleton has graduate programs in Infrastructure Protection and International Security, Sustainable Energy, and a program in Northern Studies in the approvals process.

      Nominees will be emerging scholars with research expertise in climate change and/or its impacts relating to at least one of the following areas: 1) impacts of thawing permafrost (e.g. hydrates and methane liberation); 2) impacts relating to infrastructure protection; or 3) sustainable mining practices. It is expected that the nominee will be a scientist or engineer with specialization in cold regions geotechnique, environmental chemistry, environmental geology, environmental engineering, geochemistry, renewable energy, renewable water resources, or other fields relating to environmental sustainability. Applicants should understand that research in the North often requires readiness and ability to work collaboratively with northern communities. An interfaculty committee will be responsible for adjudicating applications.

      This is an appointment where academic level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful applicant will work with faculty and staff to submit a CRC application for the October 2012 competition, with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2013. Tier 2 CRCs are typically awarded to excellent emerging researchers who have demonstrated particular research creativity, and the potential to achieve international recognition in their fields in the next five to 10 years.

      Complete applications, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and a one-page description of the applicant's expected fit to Carleton University's Strategic Research Priorities should be sent to:

      Mark Forbes, Assistant Vice-President (Research)
      c/o Grace Bryan, 503G Tory Building
      Carleton University
      1125 Colonel By Drive
      Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6, Canada
      email:
      Grace_Bryan@carleton.ca; telephone: 613-520-3570; fax: 613-520-3945.

      Deadline for applications is May 20, 2012. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent by May 30, 2012. Initial screening of applications will begin on May 21, 2012, and will continue until the applicant is chosen and has agreed to let his/her name stand.

      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. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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    April 13, 2012
      Brock University
      Department of Geography
      Twelve Month Limited-term Lecturer or Assistant Professor 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, 2012. We are seeking a Geographer with a specialization in Geomatics to teach the following third and fourth year courses: Map Design and Production (GEOG 3P04), Geographic Information Systems (GEOG 3P05), Advanced Geographic Information Systems (GEOG 3P95) and Advanced Cartography (GEOG 4P03).

      Qualifications: 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 15, 2012 a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching and research ability, and three confidential letters of reference to:

      Dr. Michael Ripmeester, 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/webfm_send/1095 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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    April 11, 2012
      University of Waterloo
      Department of Environment and Resource Studies and School of Environment,Enterprise and Development
      Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Social and Environmental Innovation

      The Department of Environment and Resource Studies (ERS: http://www.environment.uwaterloo.ca/ers) and the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED: http://www.seed.uwaterloo.ca/ ) invite applications for a tenure-track position, at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, in the area of social and environmental innovation.

      The unifying theme for both ERS and SEED is social-ecological problem solving. Within ERS, we particularly seek an innovative scholar and teacher to focus on the environment-human society interface where this may include – but is not limited to – focus on social and environmental justice, environment and education, sustainability and institutional change, sustainability impact assessment, and the broader fields of political ecology and environmental sociology. Within SEED, the position would be housed within the Waterloo Institute for Social Innovation and Resilience (WISIR) (www.sig.uwaterloo.ca), where the candidate would join an interdisciplinary team of researchers focused on innovation in intractable social-ecological problem domains where the interface may include - but is not limited to - social and technical innovation and its impact on a wide range of problem domains.

      Courses and supervisory roles would be commensurate with the fields described above. It is expected that all roles would be split between ERS and SEED.

      ERS offers an undergraduate program that admits over 100 students annually. The department offers thesis masters and doctoral degrees (combined admission of about 24 students annually). For four decades, ERS has promoted and advanced trans-disciplinary approaches to human-environment relations. Three broad conceptual themes guide our teaching, learning, and scholarly inquiry:

      • Assessing the theoretical foundations and practical implications of progress toward a sustainable society, and application of this analysis as a broad context for specific work;
      • Understanding socio-ecological interrelations as dynamic complex systems vulnerable to being over-stressed by human activities; and
      • Examining conventional and alternative social arrangements, including institutions and tools of governance, as means of improving human wellbeing and environmental responsibility.

      WISIR is a new center established in SEED in 2010. It is primarily a research institute, with a focus on:

      • Analyzing intractable problem domains as complex systems that are best understood by using a system perspective as well as a resilience framework to illuminate the dynamics of change and continuity;
      • Understanding the dynamics of social innovation, including the origin of social inventions, how social inventions are disseminated and how they are scaled up to change the broader institutional context including the broad social, economic and cultural rules which govern our society; and
      • Understanding the roles and skills of social entrepreneurs, institutional entrepreneurs and policy entrepreneurs and how they interact to catalyze and support the dynamics of social innovation.

      Under the auspices of SEED, WISIR offers a graduate diploma (professional) in social innovation, geared at attracting change agents from private, public and not for profit organizations. WISIR is also in the process of developing undergraduate courses as part of the programs in Environment and Business and International Development offered within SEED. The successful candidate would be responsible for helping in the development of these courses, and therefore would be required to work closely with SEED faculty outside of the WISIR group. WISIR is also dedicated to application and participates in Social Innovation Generation, a Canada wide initiative funded by the J.W. McConnell Foundation to build the capacity for social innovation in Canada. SEED offers comprehensive and highly inter-disciplinary professional programs, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, in sustainable business and development, with degrees in environment and business, international development, local economic development and social innovation generation. SEED has a current enrolment of approximately 800 students, and is experiencing further growth. In 2011, the School moved to a new 57,000 sq. ft. LEED© Platinum building with new classrooms, student space and offices.

      There are many opportunities for collaboration at the University of Waterloo. ERS and SEED are part of the Faculty of Environment (http://www.environment.uwaterloo.ca) that also includes: a Department of Geography and Environmental Management; a School of Planning; and a Centre for Knowledge Integration. The Faculty is distinguished by its inter-disciplinary commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, strong research activity and community outreach. ERS and SEED are linked to Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation, Centre for Ecosystem Resilience and Adaptation and Centre for Applied Sciences in Ontario Protected Areas, Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change, the Water Institute, and the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or equivalent; an active, fundable research program relevant to a transdisciplinary approach to environmental studies and to social innovation; demonstrated ability in publishing in relevant peer-reviewed journals, and demonstrated commitment to and quality of teaching at all levels. The successful candidate will supervise undergraduate and graduate project and thesis work.

      Applicants should submit a letter of application stating career objectives, approach to learning and teaching, and research goals. Accompanying that letter, applicants must include a current curriculum vitae and a submission that identifies four referees and their addresses who may be contacted for references. Please also include an example of research in the form of a scholarly paper or research proposal.

      Review of applications will begin on May 15 2012. The application package should be sent to:

      Neil Craik
      Director, School of Environment, Enterprise and Development
      Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo
      Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1
      ncraik@uwaterloo.ca

      Salary range will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The appointment will be effective September 1, 2012.

      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, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority

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      University of Toronto Mississauga
      Department of Geography
      One-Year Part-Time Limited Term Lecturer in Physical Geography

      The Department of Geography invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year part-time Limited Term Lecturer in physical geography. Applicants should have a PhD, but ABDs may also be considered, and current research interests in physical geography with a focus on climatology or a related field and evidence of strong teaching performance. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the equivalent of two full courses at the undergraduate level including:

      • Introduction to Physical Geography
      • Global Weather and Climate
      • Glaciers
      • Physical Environment of the City

      Previous experience in teaching physical geography at the undergraduate level is essential. The start date is August 1, 2012. The deadline for applications is May 30, 2012.

      Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining their teaching and research capabilities, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, copies of teaching evaluations, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to:

      Professor Kathi Wilson, Chair
      Department of Geography
      Room 3283 Davis Building
      University of Toronto Mississauga
      3359 Mississauga Rd. N.
      Mississauga, Ontario, L5L 1C6
      Email: chair.utm.geography@utoronto.ca

      The University of Toronto is fully committed to academic excellence and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community. The University 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.

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    March 30, 2012
      McMaster University
      School of Geography & Earth Sciences
      Contractually Limited Lecturer/Assistant Professor Appointment in Human Geography

      The School of Geography & Earth Sciences at McMaster University invites applications for a Contractually Limited Appointment (from August 1, 2012 to April 30, 2013) at the Lecturer/Assistant level to teach in the Human Geography (Bachelor of Arts) program.

      A description of this program and the curriculum is available on the School of Geography & Earth Sciences website: http://www.science.mcmaster.ca/geo/undergraduate/programs/index.html

      The appointment will be made for a period of nine months. Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in Geography or any related field of study by time of appointment, but ABDs may also be considered. The successful candidate will teach two courses in both the fall and winter terms (2012-2013). These courses are:

      • Introduction to Urban Geography
      • Urban Historical Geography
      • Geography of the United States of America
      • Geography of a Selected World Region (Europe)

      Candidates must possess a strong commitment and demonstrated ability in classroom instruction. Experience in teaching geography courses at the university level is essential; research and/or teaching experience in urban geography is an asset. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is August 1, 2012. Salary is commensurate with experience.

      Applicants should send a cover letter outlining their teaching experience and knowledge of relevant fields (urban and regional geography), curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three professional references to:

      Dr. Pavlos Kanaroglou, Director
      School of Geography & Earth Sciences
      1280 Main Street West
      Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
      sgesdir@mcmaster.ca

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. McMaster University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including

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    March 26, 2012
      University of Toronto
      Women and Gender Studies Institute
      Three-Year Limited Term Assistant Professor in Gender and Sexuality Studies

      The Women and Gender Studies Institute (WGSI) at the University of Toronto, St. George campus, invites applications for a three-year contractually limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. This appointment will begin on July 1, 2012 and end on June 30, 2015.

      WGSI is seeking applicants with demonstrated scholarship in gender and sexuality studies with preferred foci in the areas of new media studies, performance studies, cultural production, or cultural studies whose scholarship complements our Institute’s strengths in transnational and postcolonial feminist studies.

      Candidates should have an excellent record of research and experience in teaching at the undergraduate level and have earned a PhD in a related discipline by the time of the appointment. The successful candidate will have a sufficient breadth of training and interests to provide a basis for teaching a variety of courses in WGSI. Specific teaching assignments will be determined by the Director. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful applicant will join a vibrant intellectual community dedicated to politically-engaged and community-engaged scholarship. WGSI’s strength in transnational feminist studies is characterized by interdisciplinary research and collaborations with Aboriginal Studies, African Studies, Caribbean Studies, East Asian Studies, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Sexual Diversity Studies, South Asian Studies, and United States Studies. The University of Toronto, St. George campus, is located downtown, offering the opportunity to teach, conduct research and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world.

      Applications should include: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a sample of academic writing, a statement of research interests, and a teaching portfolio. The teaching portfolio should demonstrate outstanding teaching ability and the capacity to teach a wide range of courses. It may include, for example, teaching evaluations, sample syllabi, assignments and exams, and/or descriptions of teaching strategies. Names and e-mail addresses of three referees should be sent directly to: Professor Michelle Murphy c/o Meghan Sbrocchi at meghan.sbrocchi@utoronto.ca.

      Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit all materials online by clicking on the link below. For submission guidelines, please visit http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. Please combine your application into one or two files. The online system can accommodate up to five attachments (10 MB) per profile.

      All applications must be received by April 20, 2012.

      For more information about the Women and Gender Studies Institute, please visit our home page.

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      Mount Allison University
      Centre for Canadian Studies
      Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Canadian Diversity Studies and Social Justice in Canada

      Mount Allison University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Canadian Diversity Studies and Social Justice in Canada. The Canada Research Chair programme, established by the Government of Canada, promotes internationally recognized research.

      Mount Allison University, located in Sackville, New Brunswick, is one of Canada’s outstanding undergraduate liberal arts universities. With an enrolment of 2,500 students, it is dedicated to excellence in teaching and research. Mount Allison University contributes to the training of the researchers of tomorrow through programs that support student involvement in independent research as well as faculty research.

      The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on qualifications, and will be conditional on the applicant being approved as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair. Salary will be based upon rank of appointment and recommended salary as a Canada Research Chair. This chair will be housed in the Centre for Canadian Studies at Mount Allison University. The successful candidate will have an interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary research and teaching orientation and will facilitate linkages with a variety of disciplines already engaged in diversity or social justice studies at Mount Allison University. The preferred appointment date is July 1, 2013. The appointment will provide collaborative research leadership in the area of Canadian Diversity Studies and Social Justice in Canada. Although this is primarily a research appointment, the appointee will be expected to teach at the undergraduate level and to supervise undergraduate students.

      The successful candidate will have a PhD in a field of relevance to Canadian Studies as well as an established publication record, evidence of success in grant applications, a defined research programme, and evidence of teaching excellence.

      Review of applications will begin on 1 July 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae that includes a record of relevant research and research funding, a statement of research plans as a CRC in Canadian Studies at Mount Allison, and a sample of their scholarly work. They should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent. Inquiries and applications should be directed to

      Professor Christl Verduyn
      Davidson Chair and Director, Centre for Canadian Studies
      Mount Allison University
      62 York Street
      Sackville, NB E4L 1E2

      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.

      Additional information about the Canada Research Chair programme can be found at www.chairs.gc.ca

      Additional information about Mount Allison University can be found at www.mta.ca.

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    March 23, 2012
      University of Regina
      Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Communities
      Social Responsibility, Climate Change, and Adaptation Research Chair

      The University of Regina invites applications for a Research Chair in the areas of climate-change impacts, adaptation to the climate-change impacts and the related social responsibility.

      This position is housed in the University of Regina's Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainable Communities and is closely associated with the newly established China-Canada Institute for Energy, Environment and Sustainability Research (IEESR) established under agreement between the University of Regina and the North China Electric Power University. The Research Chair will also be appointed as Director of the Centre of Social Responsibility, Climate Change, and Adaptation, which is part of the China-Canada IEESR.

      Applicants must have earned a PhD and have exhibited an outstanding record of research achievements in the area of climate-change impacts, adaptation policy and the related social responsibilities. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong, externally-funded and internationally-recognized research program, supervise graduate students and postdoctoral fellows, and effectively teach courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels. The Research Chair position will also hold a tenured/tenure-track appointment as an Assistant, Associate or full Professor, depending upon the qualifications of the individual. As there is an opportunity for a joint appointment at the North China Electric Power University and activities will be carried out at both Universities, preference will be given to individuals who have experience collaborating with Chinese universities and/or research organizations.

      Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a detailed summary of research interests describing two potentially fundable projects, a statement of teaching philosophy, and reprints of four key publications. In addition, the applicant should arrange for at least three referees to send letters of reference. The application and reference letters should be addressed to:

      Dr. Dennis Fitzpatrick
      Vice President Research
      University of Regina
      3737 Wascana Parkway
      Regina, SK S4S 0A2
      Canada
      Email: dennis.fitzpatrick@uregina.ca

      The deadline for receipt of applications and reference letters is April 30, 2012.

      The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce. Qualified diversity group members (Aboriginal, Person's with a Disability, Visible Minority Group Members, and Women) are encouraged to self-identify on their applications. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

      For full details on this position and to apply on-line, please visit our website at: http://www.uregina.ca/hr/careers/opportunities.html

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      Trent University
      Department of Geography
      Limited-Term Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Urban and Regional Geography

      Applications are invited by the Department of Geography for a nine month limited-term appointment at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor level (subject to budgetary approval), to teach the following courses commencing August 1, 2012:

        GEOG 2710H (fall term) Cities: An Introduction to Urban Geography
        GEOG 3710H (fall term) Urban and Regional Planning
        GEOG 3760H (winter term) The Rural-Urban Fringe
        GEOG 3800H (winter term) Regional Economic Geography of Canada

      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. and have Geography 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 ttp://www.trentu.ca/geography.

      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, 2012

      Applications should be sent to:

      Professor Jim Buttle, Chair
      Department of Geography
      Trent University
      1600 West Bank Drive
      Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8
      Voice: 705 748-1011 ext 7475; Fax: 705 748-1205
      Email: jbuttle@trentu.ca

      Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from qualified candidates from the following groups: women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

      In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

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    March 20, 2012
      Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
      Sciences humaines
      Tenure-Track Professor in Geography and Environmental Sciences

      Activities: Teaching, research, community services and administration

      Requirement: PhD in geography or related areas.

      Experience: Teaching and research with pear review publications.

      Research expertise : Geography and environmental sciences

      Other: The professor will complete the multidisciplinary research areas integrated for the Bachelor’s degree in geography and Master and Ph.D. programs in environmental sciences. 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). Experience in quantitative analysis and geomatics will be an asset.

      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
      • subject to final approval by the university administration

      Commencing: September 1, 2012

      Salary: according to the university professor collective agreement

      Applications, including a copy of the curriculum vitae, should be sent, by mail, e-mail or fax, directly, but no later than June 1, 2012 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

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      Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
      Sciences humaines
      Géographie et sciences de l’environnement

      Fonctions: l’enseignement, la recherche, le service à la collectivité et la direction pédagogique

      Exigence: doctorat en géographie ou une discipline connexe.

      Expérience: enseignement et recherche universitaire avec publications à l’appui.

      Champs de recherche: Géographie et sciences de l’environnement

      Autre: L’embauche d’un nouveau professeur permettra de compléter les champs disciplinaires couverts par le baccalauréat en géographie ainsi que la maîtrise et le doctorat en sciences de l'environnement de l’UQTR. Cette ressource professorale supplémentaire permettra d’accroître les interactions entre les professeurs de géographie et d’écologie et contribuera au développement des activités de recherche du Centre de recherche sur les interactions bassins versants-écosystèmes aquatiques (RIVE). La maîtrise des techniques quantitatives et géomatiques sera un atout.

      Notes:

      • une connaissance fonctionnelle du français est exigée pour ce poste
      • toutes les personnes qualifiées sont invitées à poser leur candidature, mais la priorité sera donnée aux Canadiens et aux résidents permanents
      • l’embauche est sous réserve de l’approbation des instances

      Date d’entrée en fonction: 1er septembre 2012 ou date à convenir avec l’Université

      Traitement: selon la convention collective des professeurs et professeures

      Seules les candidatures reçues avant 17 h, le 1 juin 2012 seront retenues. Faites parvenir votre offre de service, accompagnée de votre curriculum vitae, soit par courriel, par courrier postal ou par télécopieur à:

      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
      courriel: SGP@uqtr.ca
      télécopieur : (819) 376-5103

      L’utilisation du masculin dans le texte, conforme à l’usage, ne vise qu’à son allègement stylistique. Nous souscrivons à un programme d’accès à l’égalité et nous encourageons les femmes, les minorités visibles, les minorités ethniques, les Autochtones et les personnes handicapées à présenter leur candidature.

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    March 12, 2012
      Simon Fraser University
      Department of Geography
      Limited Term Lecturer in Physical Geography

      The Department of Geography in the Faculty of Environment invites applications for a one year Limited Term Lecturer to teach Hydrology at 3rd and 4th year, and in addition, to teach in other Physical Geography areas as well as assisting with a field school. A maximum of 6 courses are to be taught. However, arrangements may be made to teach fewer courses. The position will begin on September 1, 2012. At full load, the salary will be $57,288/annum.

      We seek an individual who has experience in hydrology or physical geography. Expertise in surface water hydrology, field and/or laboratory observations and the application of hydrologic models is required.

      The successful applicant must demonstrate effective teaching at the undergraduate level. A PhD is preferred.

      Applications should include:

      • A current Curriculum Vitae
      • Names and contact information of three academic referees
      • A letter describing research and teaching capabilities
      • Teaching evaluations
      • One draft course proposal in Hydrology

      Review of applications will begin as soon as possible until the position is filled.

      All materials should be directed to:

      Dr. Nicholas Blomley
      Chair, Department of Geography
      Simon Fraser University
      8888 University Drive
      Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6
      Email: blomley@sfu.ca or by fax to 778-782-5841.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. Offers are subject to enrollment and 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: ww.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html. The information is directly related to processing applications for academic appointments and for offers of employment for successful applicants. If you have any questions about the collection and use of this information, or require more information about the positions and application process, please contact Liliana Hill at 778 782-4128 or lhill@sfu.ca.

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    March 1, 2012
      Wilfrid Laurier University
      Centre for International Governance Innovation
      Chair in Human Security

      Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications and nominations for a tenured position in human security at the rank of Professor. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a strong familiarity with international efforts at promoting human security, including the existing and alternative policy frameworks concerning human security and the major governance architectures currently under discussion at multilateral and global scales.

      The research interests of the successful candidate might address the roles of intergovernmental agencies, regional governmental initiatives, transnational corporations and transnational NGOs and/or social movements in shaping policy around key issues such as inequality, poverty, social care and human rights.

      The successful candidate will hold the Centre for International Governance Innovation Chair in Human Security. This endowed chair includes a tenured appointment at Wilfrid Laurier University and cross-appointment to the Balsillie School of International Affairs. The incumbent will also hold adjunct status at the University of Waterloo.

      The successful candidate's research record will demonstrate a clear, sustainable, and relevant research program. The candidate's scholarship elicits widespread peer acceptance, is regularly supported by multi-year research funding and attracts highly qualified graduate students. As well we are especially interested in candidates who are effective teachers, thesis supervisors and mentors. Applicants need not currently hold the rank of Professor, but must demonstrate a record of scholarship that is consistent with promotion from Associate to Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University.

      CIGI Chairs are expected to teach two courses annually in the Balsillie School's graduate programs, supervise doctoral candidates, and undertake research relating to the School's mandate. As the Balsillie School is a new endeavour, the incumbent should expect to take an active role in enhancing the programs and the international profile of the Balsillie School.

      Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons individuals of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. If you wish to identify yourself as a member of one of these groups, you may write under separate cover in confidence to Dr. Deborah MacLatchy, Provost, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

      Please forward applications or nominations and a cv to:

      Dr. Terry Levesque
      Associate Director
      Balsillie School of International Affairs
      67 Erb Street West
      Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 6C2
      or by email to: tlevesque@wlu.ca

      The Appointments Committee will begin considering candidates March 19, 2012, continuing until the position is filled. The start date is negotiable, but can begin as early as July, 2012.

      More information about the Balsillie School may be found at http://www.balsillieschool.ca.

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      University of Victoria
      Department of Geography
      One-year, Limited-Term Senior Instructor position in Geomatics

      The Department of Geography, University of Victoria, invites applications for a One-year, Limited-Term Senior Instructor position in Geomatics. The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. or nearly completed Ph.D. in field of Geography.

      The incumbent will have strong teaching and interpersonal skills and will share the Department's commitment to innovation in teaching and to a collegial, interdisciplinary environment.

      Remuneration for this position is $65,000 for the period. There is no right to reappointment to this position; each reappointment will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

      This one-year limited term position teaches the following 8 courses from May 1, 2012 to April 30, 2013:

        Summer 2012: (May-June)
        • GEOG 222 Introduction to Maps and GIS
        • GEOG 226 Introduction to Quantitative Methods in Geography

        Fall 2012: (Sept.-Dec.)
        • GEOG 222 Introduction to Maps and GIS
        • GEOG 319 Remote Sensing of the Environment
        • GEOG 328 GIS Analysis

        Spring 2013: (Jan.-Apr.)
        • GEOG228 Introduction to Remote Sensing
        • GEOG 322 Digital Remote Sensing
        • GEOG 328 GIS Analysis

      Letters of application should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching ability. Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to be sent prior to the closing date. Completed applications must be received by March 30, 2012.

      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

      Telephone: 250-721-7325
      Email: chair@mail.geog.uvic.ca
      Web: http://geography.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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    February 25, 2012
      Trinity Western University
      Department of Geography
      Temporary Full-Time Sessional in Human/Environmental Geography and Urban/Regional Planning

      The Department of Geography in Trinity Western University’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences invites applications for a one-year sessional position (3/4 to 7/8 of full time) at the Assistant Professor level, commencing August 16, 2012 and ending April 30, 2013. This sabbatical replacement position seeks a candidate with teaching and research expertise in human/environmental geography and urban/regional planning. The successful candidate will teach introductory-level human geography and environmental geography, a third-year level course in urban geography, with a choice of one or more other departmental offerings, such as Urbanization Issues in Developing Countries, Urban and Regional Planning, Resource and Environmental Management, Geography of the Pacific Rim, etc. The ideal applicant will possess a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.

      Interested candidates are requested to complete the on-line application at http://www.twu.ca/divisions/hr/join/faculty-positions.html. Additionally, please forward a cover letter outlining preferred courses or areas of teaching, experience, and major contributions to teaching, research and practice, teaching evaluation(s) if available, and the names of three referees to Judy Bartram, Executive Assistant to the Office of the Provost, Academics at judy.bartram@twu.ca. Applications will be accepted until April 21, 2012 or until a suitable candidate is found, subject to budget approval.

      Trinity Western University is a liberal arts university and seeks candidates who are committed to and support its evangelical Christian basis, mission and orientation. More information about Trinity Western’s Geography program can be found at https://www.twu.ca/academics/fhss/geography/. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

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    February 17, 2012
      University of Waterloo
      Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
      Tenure track Assistant Professor in Recreation and Leisure Studies, Leisure Management Focus

      Applications are being accepted for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Recreation and Leisure Studies. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in recreation and leisure studies or a related field. Applicants must be able to teach in the area of leisure management contributing to a variety of areas within the programs – recreation and sport business, tourism and parks management, and/or therapeutic recreation. Candidates will demonstrate a strong research profile with respect to one or more of these program areas. Duties involve research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervision of graduate students. Salary range will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2012, but the position will remain open until suitable candidates are found. Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

      The University of Waterloo’s internationally recognised Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies is located within the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences and is concerned with the ways in which health and well-being are enhanced through the effective use of leisure. To this end, it is concerned with how individuals, groups, and societies plan, organize, and use resources for recreation, sport, parks, and tourism. The Department offers degrees at the Bachelor, Masters, and Doctoral levels. Further information can be found at http://www.ahs.uwaterloo.ca/rec/.

      A cover letter including faculty position of interest, statement of research interests and teaching dossier (if available), curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three professional references should be sent to:

      Dr. Paul F. J. Eagles
      Tnterim Chair, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies,
      University of Waterloo
      Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1

      The university respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. Applications from all qualified individuals are encouraged, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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      University of Waterloo
      Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
      Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Recreation and Leisure Studies, Focus on the Behavioural, Social and Cultural Dimensions of Leisure

      Applications are being accepted for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Recreation and Leisure Studies. This position supports the broadly defined area of leisure studies with a focus on the behavioural, social and cultural dimensions of leisure. The successful candidate will be a strong social scientist with a Ph.D. in recreation and leisure studies, social psychology or a related field. Scholarly interest in experiences of diversity, marginalization, and social inclusion as related to leisure is desirable. Expertise related to health and well-being across the lifespan is also an asset. Duties involve research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervision of graduate students. Salary range will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Anticipated start date is July 1, 2013, but the position will remain open until suitable candidates are found. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

      The University of Waterloo’s internationally recognised Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies is located within the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences (AHS) and is concerned with the ways in which health and well-being are enhanced through the effective use of leisure. To this end, it is concerned with how individuals, groups, and societies plan, organize, and use resources for recreation, sport, parks and tourism. Collaborative opportunities with the Canadian Index of Well-Being (CIW), RBC Retirement Planning Research Centre, the AHS Work and Health doctoral program, and the AHS Aging Health and Well-Being doctoral program are available. The Department offers degrees at the Bachelor, Masters, and Doctoral levels. For further information:

      A cover letter including faculty position of interest, statement of research interests and teaching dossier (if available), curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three professional references should be sent to:

      Dr. Paul F. J. Eagles
      Tnterim Chair, Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
      University of Waterloo
      Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3G1

      The university respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. Applications from all qualified individuals are encouraged, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, and persons with disabilities; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    February 16, 2012
      Algoma University
      Contract Limited or Tenure-Track Appointment at Junior Assistant Professor Level in Resource Management

      A contract limited appointment or tenure-track appointment at a junior level of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2012. We seek a human geographer with expertise in resource management (energy, land, air, water, forests, or minerals) and associated environmental issues and policy. Additional consideration will be given to those with experience working with indigenous and/or resource-based communities, and those with Canadian and Great Lakes regional interests. The candidate must be prepared to teach a range of undergraduate courses in human geography. Strong teaching skills are required. The successful candidate must have completed a Ph.D. Demonstrated ability to develop an independent research program and secure external research funding is an asset.

      Candidates interested in any of the positions available at Algoma University are required to 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, Academic Dean at: deanapps@algomau.ca

      Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file with the file name identifying the applicant. In the case of Fine Arts, applicants are asked to forward a CD containing 20 images of the candidate’s work and 20 images of student work; a single PDF file is not required. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent electronically. Applications will be accepted until April 15, 2012 or until the positions are filled. These positions are subject to budgetary approval.

      The university web site (www.algomau.ca) offers a good introduction to Algoma University, situated in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, at the heart of the Great Lakes on the Canada-US border. 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 Indigenous persons.

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    February 12, 2012
      University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
      The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences
      Senior Associate or Professor in Sustainability.

      The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a senior professorial appointment in Sustainability. It is expected that the appointment will be made at the senior Associate Professor level, but candidates who have recently been appointed at the rank of Professor may also be considered. The appointment will begin as early as July 1, 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position will be a joint appointment in the IK Barber School and the appointee will be expected to maintain an active affiliation with the Okanagan Sustainability Institute.

      We are seeking to hire a senior scholar whose research and teaching focus on sustainability. The appointee will bring a strong record of interdisciplinary research in sustainability issues, successful acquisition of external research funding, and effective interdisciplinary teaching. The ideal appointee will have proven skills in development and delivery of interdisciplinary sustainability programs at undergraduate and graduate levels. The appointee will engage actively with the Okanagan Sustainability Institute’s current thematic focus on water, urbanization and rurality. As one of five senior appointments in Sustainability across the faculties on the Okanagan campus, the appointee will enjoy an unparalleled opportunity to contribute to the development of a campus-wide sustainability research culture. Candidates should identify in their letters of application the academic units to which they propose joint-appointment, and should explain how the proposed joint-appointment would contribute to sustainability research and teaching advancing the priorities of Place and Promise: the UBC Plan, and the UBC Okanagan Academic Plan and Strategic Research Plan .

      UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.

      UBC is one of the world's top universities. The university has two distinct campuses, one in Vancouver and one in Kelowna. UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the city of Kelowna, at the heart of the Okanagan Valley has over 7,000 students in six faculties, including strong graduate programs at all levels. Kelowna is connected by direct flights to major Canadian and USA cities and the region is considered one of the most desirable regions to live in Canada.

      How to Apply

      Applicants should provide:

      • a letter of application,
      • curriculum vitae,
      • evidence of teaching ability (e.g., course evaluations),
      • program of research, and
      • the names and contact information of three referees.

      All documents must be submitted as e-mail attachments and sent to recruitment.bsas@ubc.ca.

      The deadline for applications is March 1, 2012.

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      University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Gender and Women’s Studies (Feminism and Human Geography)

      The Irving K. Barber School of Arts and Sciences at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan Campus, invites applications for a professorial appointment in Gender and Women’s Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, to begin July 1st, 2012 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position will be held in Community, Culture and Global Studies in the Irving K. Barber School of Arts & Sciences.

      We are seeking to fill a position in Gender and Women’s Studies with a candidate who has a strong background in feminist geography. The candidate should have an established research program grounded by expertise in feminist methodologies. A focus on critical race feminisms, sexualities, or transnational approaches to gender would be desirable. Candidates with a strong commitment to teaching, including introductory Gender and Women’s Studies courses, as well as one or more of the following, would best meet our program needs: Race, Class, and Sexuality in Feminism, Feminist Research in Social Science, Women in Popular Culture. In addition, the development of courses in feminism and Human Geography would be expected.

      The successful candidate will also be expected to contribute to our graduate teaching and supervision. A PhD in Gender/Women’s Studies, Geography, or a cognate discipline is required at the time of hiring.

      UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. Government regulations require that Canadians and permanent residents of Canada be given priority. All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.

      UBC is one of the world's top universities. The university has two distinct campuses, one in Vancouver and one in Kelowna. UBC’s Okanagan campus, located in the city of Kelowna, at the heart of the Okanagan Valley has over 7,000 students in six faculties, including strong graduate programs at all levels. Kelowna is connected by direct flights to major Canadian and USA cities and the region is considered one of the most desirable regions to live in Canada.

      How to Apply

      Applicants should provide:

      • a cover letter,
      • curriculum vitae,
      • evidence of teaching ability (e.g., course evaluations),
      • program of research, and
      • three letters of reference.

      All documents must be submitted as e-mail attachments and sent to recruitment.bsas@ubc.ca. Preferred formats are Microsoft Word (.doc) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf).

      Please put the competition title (Gender and Women’s Studies - Assistant Professor Competition: GWST - 2012) on the subject line of the e-mail and declare whether you are legally entitled to work in Canada.

      The deadline for applications is April 5th, 2102. The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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    February 1, 2012
      Bishop's University
      Department of Environmental Studies and Geography
      Full-Time Limited Term (10-month) Sessional Position

      Environmental Studies and Geography Applications are invited for a full-time limited term (10-month) sessional position in Environmental Studies and Geography at Bishop’s University (www.ubishops.ca) to begin July 1, 2012. Teaching experience at the undergraduate level is required. To be considered at the Lecturer level, candidates must hold the minimum of a Master’s degree in Geography or a related field. Candidates with a completed PhD degree will be appointed at the level of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be required to teach the following six courses:

      Fall 2012 semester:

      • ESG 224 Human Impact on the Environment
      • ESG 262 Introduction to Geographic Information Systems
      • ESG 370 Special Topics (an area of expertise/interest of the candidate)

      Winter 2013 semester:

      • ESG 126 Introduction to Human Geography
      • ESG 261 Quantitative Methods
      • ESG 362 Advanced Geographic Information Systems

      Applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, relevant supporting documents, and letters of reference from three academic referees should be submitted to:

      Department of Environmental Studies and Geography
      c/o Jean Porter, Divisional Secretary
      Bishop’s University
      2600 College Street
      Sherbrooke, Quebec J1M 1Z7

      Applications can be submitted electronically to: jporter@ubishops.ca . Please direct any queries to: Dr. Darren Bardati, Chair of Environmental Studies and Geography dbardati@ubishops.ca

      Review of applications will begin February 15th, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.

      Bishop’s University is committed to the principles of employment equity 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 further diversification of the University. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply

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    January 28, 2012
      University of Calgary
      Faculty of Arts
      Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor Serving Interdisciplinary Urban Studies Program

      The University of Calgary, Faculty of Arts, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level, serving the interdisciplinary Urban Studies Program. Disciplinary background is open and the successful applicant will be housed in an appropriate department of the Faculty of Arts with some teaching responsibilities in that department. Candidates’ research programs must emphasize social processes that constitute and shape cities. In addition to a strong research program and engaging teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the administration and promotion of the Urban Studies Program.

      The University of Calgary’s Urban Studies Program is one of the largest and most comprehensive in Canada; the University of Calgary is among the top ten research universities in Canada. Calgary, the fourth largest and most rapidly growing city in Canada, is increasingly diverse and an excellent laboratory for urban research.

      Required Qualifications: A Ph.D. in an Urban Studies-related discipline such as anthropology, geography, or sociology is required by the anticipated start date of July 1, 2012. We seek candidates with strong research and teaching records who can complement or expand upon the strengths of the Urban Studies Program.

      Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, samples of publications and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be submitted directly to Dr. Daniel Maher, the Chair of the Selection Committee. Please forward all materials to:

      Daniel Maher
      Associate Dean Interdisciplinary Programs
      Faculty of Arts
      University of Calgary
      Room 110, Social Sciences Bldg,
      2500 University Drive NW
      Calgary, AB
      T2N 1N4
      Email: artsadi@ucalgary.ca

      Electronic submissions in PDF format for both the application and the letters of reference are encouraged.

      Consideration of applications will begin on February 29, 2012 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.

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    January 23, 2012
      Wilfrid Laurier University
      Faculty of Science
      Tier I Canada Research Chair in Water Science

      Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, is seeking applicants to nominate for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Water Science with demonstrated experience in northern (boreal and/or tundra) ecosystems at the associate or full professor level. The Chair will work with a group of biologists, physical geographers and chemists at Laurier who have recently signed a ten-year collaborative research and training agreement with the Government of the Northwest Territories (http://www.wlu.ca/homepage.php?grp_id=12612). The Chair will help integrate and focus research programmes in the Faculties of Arts and Science on the common theme of water resources and cumulative impacts in changing boreal and tundra ecosystems. Preferred candidates will have existing, externally-funded research programmes that have significantly contributed to the scientific knowledge base needed for informed and sustainable management of water resources in boreal and tundra ecosystems. Demonstrated leadership and recognition in the field, along with proven ability to work with academic researchers, government researchers and policy makers, industry personnel, NGOs, communities, etc. in collaborative projects toward mutual goals, are requirements.

      Wilfrid Laurier is a medium-sized university in southern Ontario, Canada, with an established research orientation toward cold regions & water sciences. Home to the Cold Regions Research Centre and the Institute for Water Science, Laurier has consolidated its efforts in these areas into an integrated water research programme focussed on the ecosystems within the boreal and tundra ecoregions that are under increasing pressure from natural resource development and climate change. Construction will begin in March 2012 on the new Centre for Cold Regions and Water Science, a 10,800 sq. ft. research facility funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, the Government of the Northwest Territories, the Province of Ontario, the Federal Economic Development Agency of Ontario, and Wilfrid Laurier University. The facility infrastructure contains equipment for field- and lab-based studies, including: hydrological data collection and instrument calibration; hydro- and biogeochemistry; molecular biology and biochemistry; computer modelling; and aquatic organism holding and contaminant testing.

      Applicants must have a PhD with relevant experience in a branch of aquatic ecosystems and/or earth and environmental sciences. The successful candidate will have demonstrated a strong commitment to teaching, mentorship and supervision and will be expected to contribute to graduate and undergraduate programmes at Laurier in addition to maintaining an internationally-recognized research programme in water science. Assumption of duties will be a function of timing of the nomination decision by Laurier and the decision-making process of the Canada Research Chair programme. Earliest placement would be January 2013.

      Applicants should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a 1-2 page statement of current and prospective research interests, teaching interests, reprints of recent papers, and contact details for three referees to:

      Dr. Paul Jessop
      Dean, Faculty of Science
      Wilfrid Laurier University
      Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5
      Email: pjessop@wlu.ca ; fax: 519-746-0677

      Applications will be reviewed starting on Mar 1, 2012. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. Members of the designated groups wishing to be considered for employment equity may self-identify in confidence to the Dean. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

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    January 20, 2012
      York University
      Department of Geography
      Two One-Year Sessional Assistant Professor Positions in Human Geography

      The Department of Geography invites applications from qualified candidates for two (2) one-year Sessional Assistant Professor positions in human geography. Applicants must have a PhD and an active research agenda in one or more of the following areas: social geography, political geography, urban geography, immigration and refugee studies. The successful candidates will be expected to teach the equivalent of three full courses at the undergraduate level. Preference will be given to applicants with experience and demonstrable success in university teaching.

      These positions carry a teaching load of three full courses or the equivalent. The start date is July 1, 2012. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

      The deadline for applications is March 23, 2012.

      Applicants should submit a letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to:

      Professor Lucia Lo
      Chair, Department of Geography
      N418 Ross Building
      York University
      4700 Keele St.
      Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3.

      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).

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    January 12, 2012
      Thompson Rivers University
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor in Geomatics

      Located in Kamloops, British Columbia, Thompson Rivers University is not only one of Canada’s newest universities but also one of Canada’s most unique and broad based. TRU offers over 70 undergraduate degree options along with Master’s, diploma, certificate, trades and adult education programs to 12,000 on-campus students and 10,000 distance learners. Adding to the diversity of TRU is its international population, comprising over 14 % of the student population. The university’s main campus is set in the heart of the city of Kamloops, a vibrant city of 86,000 located in an area of natural beauty; a world class destination for winter and summer recreation.

      The Department of Geography at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Geomatics at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.

      DUTIES:

      The Department of Geography is seeking a researcher that has a strong background in using Geomatics in order to solve applied problems. The ideal candidate should be able to teach a variety of upper and lower level courses, including GIS (vector and raster), Remote Sensing (including image processing and modelling applications), Air Photo Interpretation, Surveying, and Geostatisics. Experience with web application development is an asset. Preference will be given to those with a research focus in Water Resources, Physical Geography, Sustainable Development or Environmental Management.

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Ph.D. in Geography or related discipline and comfortable teaching geomatics to students from various backgrounds in the Arts, Sciences, and Business.

      COMMENCEMENT OF EMPLOYMENT: July 1, 2012

      REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed commencing February 24, 2012, and may continue until position is filled.

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

      Please forward current curriculum vitae, quoting the Competition #11-254 with names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees and/or references, along with a copy of graduate transcripts to:

      Career Opportunities,
      Human Resources Division
      Thompson Rivers University
      900 McGill Road
      Kamloops, British Columbia
      V2C 0C8 Canada

      or by fax to: 1-250-828-5338
      or by email to: jobops@tru.ca

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      Thompson Rivers University
      Department of Geography
      One-Year Limited Term Lecturer Position in Human Geography

      Located in Kamloops, British Columbia, Thompson Rivers University is not only one of Canada’s newest universities but also one of Canada’s most unique and broad based. TRU offers over 70 undergraduate degree options along with Master’s, diploma, certificate, trades and adult education programs to 12,000 on-campus students and 10,000 distance learners. Adding to the diversity of TRU is its international population, comprising over 14 % of the student population. The university’s main campus is set in the heart of the city of Kamloops, a vibrant city of 86,000 located in an area of natural beauty; a world class destination for winter and summer recreation.

      The department of Geography at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, British Columbia, invites applications for a 1-year, limited term, Lecturer position in Human Geography.

      DUTIES:

      This position may require teaching a number of the following courses as defined by future departmental needs:

      • GEOG 1200 Introduction to Human Geography I
      • GEOG 2220 Regional Geography of Canada
      • GEOG 2700 Introduction to Geographical Analysis
      • GEOG 3200 Introduction to Cultural Geography
      • GEOG 3610 Introduction to Economic Geography
      • GEOG 3900 Geography of a Selected Region
      • GEOG 3990 and GEOG 4990 Special Topics 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.

      QUALIFICATIONS:

      • Ph.D. in Geography, or completion of doctoral degree by date of appointment.

      TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013

      REVIEW DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Applications will be reviewed commencing February 24, 2012, and may continue until position is filled.

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

      Please forward current curriculum vitae, quoting the Competition #11-253 with names, addresses and telephone numbers of three (3) referees and/or references, along with a copy of graduate transcripts to:

      Career Opportunities,
      Human Resources Division
      Thompson Rivers University
      900 McGill Road
      Kamloops, British Columbia
      V2C 0C8 Canada

      or by fax to: 1-250-828-5338
      or by email to: jobops@tru.ca

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    January 6, 2012
      Queen's University
      Faculty of Education
      Assistant/Associate Professor in Geography and/or History (Social Studies)

      The Faculty of Education invites applications for a tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in Geography and/or History (Socioal Studies). Starting date: July 1st, 2012.

      The candidate should have successful teaching experience at the grade 7-12 level, knowledge of Ontario and/or other Canadian curricula, and a clear understanding of effective teaching practices in secondary schools. An established or planned program of research is required.

      Requirements for the position includes a completed (by 31 August 2012) doctoral degree in education, evidence of an active program of research, knowledge of teacher education, familiarity with the context of schooling and school systems in Canada, and a scholarly record appropriate to the applicant’s career stage. Each successful applicant must be able to demonstrate how they intend to contribute to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Each successful applicant will also be expected to supervise graduate students, maintain an active program of research and publication, and develop and maintain productive relationships with faculty colleagues and with professionals in school systems or other social agencies and community groups.

      For additional information about our Faculty and programs, please visit us at http://educ.queensu.ca.

      Applications must include: a letter of application that details their research program, a curriculum vitae, one sample of recent scholarly work, sample course outlines and teaching evaluations (if available), and the names and addresses (including email addresses) of at least three persons to act as referees.

      These materials must be received by the Office of the Dean on or before January 6th, 2012. Interviews will be held in February.

      Applications should be sent to:

      Stephen Elliott, Dean
      Queen’s University, Faculty of Education
      Duncan McArthur Hall, 511 Union Street
      Kingston, ON K7M 5R7
      Phone: 613 533-6000 ext. 75791 or Email: erin.wicklam@queensu.ca

      The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen's University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University.

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    January 4, 2012
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
      Grenfell Campus
      Contractual Faculty Position in Environmental Studies

      Grenfell is a small (1300 student) liberal arts and science campus of Memorial University of Newfoundland. Our emphasis is on a small-class environment and teaching excellence in distinctive single, multi- and interdisciplinary programs with four-year Bachelor’s degrees in Arts, Fine Arts, Science, and Nursing. We are currently working to increase enrolments, build new degree programs, acquire new infrastructure and enhance our research profile and activities. The campus is located in Corner Brook (population 22,000), a safe and friendly city with excellent recreation and cultural facilities, situated in an area of great natural beauty. The city is some 80 kilometres from Gros Morne National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is 10 kilometres from Marble Mountain, one of Eastern Canada’s premier downhill ski resorts. We are presently seeking candidates who are, or who show promise to be, exceptional teachers and scholars and who will become engaged in our community. Teaching experience at the university level is preferred. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

      Contractual Position commencing August 1, 2012 and ending July 31, 2015

      Environmental Studies GRSC-2011-006

      We encourage applications from a variety of fields including: environmental studies, outdoor recreation, geography, environmental education, environmental law, sociology, political science, environmental economics, wildlife management, environmental science or any other field relevant for environmental studies. The ideal candidate will possess a Ph.D. or be close to completion. Candidates must have demonstrated teaching and research success and be committed to working in an interdisciplinary environment. The successful candidate must be able to teach environmental courses in their discipline and to supervise undergraduate students’ independent research projects. They must also be able to teach outdoor pursuits courses, especially EVST 2210 (Outdoor Environmental Pursuits I), which includes: minimal impact camping, hiking, kayaking, canoeing, navigating with map and compass, outdoor safety, search and rescue, and group management. Certification in wilderness first aid, sea kayaking and canoeing are essential and certification in skiing and/or snowboarding is an asset. If the successful candidate does not possess these certificates at the beginning of their appointment, they will be expected to obtain certification within the first year at Grenfell. Candidates will be expected to contribute to the growth and development of the Environmental Studies Program. A Ph.D. and teaching experience at the university level is preferred for these positions.

      Candidates are asked to identify areas of research interest and activity in their letters of application. As well a curriculum vitae and teaching dossier should be submitted. Deadline for receipt of applications is January 31, 2012.

      A letter of application (which includes information on areas of research interest and activity) along with a curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and the names of three references should be sent in electronic and/or hard copy form to:

      The Associate Vice-President (Grenfell Campus) Academic
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
      Corner Brook, NL A2H 6P9
      Phone: (709) 637-6231 / Fax: (709) 637-6218 / Email vpoffice@grenfell.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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    January 3, 2012
      Carleton University
      Human Rights Program, Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies
      Assistant Professor in Health and Human Rights

      The Human Rights Program in the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies at Carleton University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, to commence on July 1st, 2012.

      The Human Rights program is one of only two interdisciplinary undergraduate programs in Human Rights in Canada, and has over 400 majors currently registered. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the growing needs of this expanding program.

      Qualifications: A Ph.D. in a related field; evidence of demonstrated excellence in teaching; a track record of research and publication; and experience in the field of Human Rights.

      We are seeking candidates whose expertise lies in Health and Human Rights, in one or both of the following areas of specialty:

      • Social, cultural, and economic rights
      • Indigenous Populations in Canada and/or in transnational communities and the health implications of income inequality, environmental vulnerability, and the allocation of health-sustaining resources.

      The successful candidate will be expected to develop a program of research leading to significant peer-reviewed publications, and to contribute effectively to academic life in the Institute. A demonstrated interdisciplinary and critical approach to human rights frameworks in both teaching and research is required.

      Applications will be reviewed beginning 13 February 2012. Please include the following in your application package: a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and samples of writing or published work. At the same time, candidates should arrange to have three referees forward supporting letters. Materials can be mailed to:

      Patrizia Gentile
      Director, Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies
      Carleton University
      2201 Dunton Tower
      1125 Colonel By Drive
      Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B6

      or sent electronically to iis@carleton.ca

      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.

      This position is subject to budgetary approval.

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    December 8, 2011
      University of Winnipeg
      Environmental Studies Program
      Assistant Professor in Renewable Energy, Resource Management and Environmental Policy

      The Environmental Studies Program at The University of Winnipeg invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek an outstanding individual with a demonstrated commitment to research and teaching in areas of renewable energy, resource management and environmental policy. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate students as well as promote the objectives of the Environmental Studies Program.

      The University of Winnipeg is moving in new directions in science and environmental education and research, with the opening of the state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities at the new Richardson College for the Environment and Science Complex. The Environmental Studies Program is playing a key role in these new initiatives and is looking for a dynamic individual open to new challenges and opportunities.

      Applicants must hold a PhD in an appropriate discipline and have a strong publications record; postdoctoral experience is preferred. We expect the successful candidate to build a strong externally funded research program focusing on regional and Canadian issues. The ideal candidate will be highly interdisciplinary, with a solid foundation in theory and practice related to complex adaptive systems, and sustainability. Applicants can learn more about the Program and current faculty research interests at http://envstudies.uwinnipeg.ca/.

      Subject to budgetary approval, the effective date of appointment will be July 1, 2012, or as soon afterward as possible. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The closing date for applications is January 9, 2012. Applications should include a complete curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and samples of relevant reprints or writing. Applicants should arrange for this material and three confidential letters of reference to be sent to:

      Dr. Darshani Kumaragamage, Director
      Environmental Studies Program
      The University of Winnipeg
      515 Portage Avenue
      Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 2E9

      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.

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    December 7, 2011
      Niagara College
      School of Environmental and Horticultural Studies
      Chair of the School of Environmental and Horticultural Studies

      As the destination of choice for over 9,000 full-time students and 15,000 continuing education registrants, Niagara College provides its students with outstanding applied education and training for a changing world by “Enriching Lives and Fulfilling Dreams”, the College is seeking a visionary and experienced leader as the Chair of the School of Environmental and Horticultural Studies.

      This dynamic individual will lead the School of Environmental and Horticultural Studies’ continued development as a centre of excellence for advanced environmental, horticultural and GIS skills training. Located at our picturesque Niagara-on-the-Lake campus, and representing approximately ten percent of our total student population, the School offers a range of academic programs including Environmental, Greenhouse, Horticultural and Landscape Technician, and graduate programs in GIS, Environmental Management and Ecosystem Restoration. The Niagara Campus serves as a living laboratory for the programs, from the restoration of the campus wetlands to preserving the flora and fauna of the neighbouring Niagara Escarpment to the updating and beautification of the nationally recognized campus grounds. The Division is expanding to address emerging green technologies and environmental awareness within the Niagara Region and its economic foundation in agri-business, whereby the Chair will play in integral role in developing, resourcing, and building programs and industrial partnerships.

      Reporting to the Dean of the Environment, Media and Technology Division, the Chair will provide academic and administrative leadership direction to faculty, staff and students in the School that will inspire an exciting future and enable continued excellence and innovation in teaching and learning at Niagara College.

      The ideal candidate will possess a degree in one of the School’s programs (Masters preferred) and bring excellent leadership and administrative skills to this important position. This candidate also brings work experience in a closely related area along with progressive administrative experience, ideally within a leading-edge post-secondary environment managing academic operations, collective agreements, significant projects and/or budgets. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of post-secondary teaching excellence and a proven commitment to academic program quality, student success and innovation in teaching and learning. Entrepreneurial and public relations skills are required to foster effective relationships not only with the Division’s industry partners and relevant community organizations, but also within the College, from students to faculty to the myriad of internal stakeholders. The Chair will be the primary College liaison with the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Colleges and Universities Environmental Network.

      The posting will remain open until such time as a suitable candidate is hired; initial candidate review will commence in January of 2012.

      A JFS Questionnaire is available for review in Human Resources during the posting period.

      To confidentially explore this opportunity, please forward your resumé and covering letter quoting file number 3N-11-306B to the attention of the Recruitment Coordinator via email: humres@niagaracollege.ca

      We thank all applicants for their interest, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

      Niagara College is committed to workplace diversity

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      Wilfrid Laurier University
      Centre for International Governance Innovation Chair in Climate Change
      CIGI Chair in Climate Change

      Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications and nominations for a tenured position at the rank of Professor from scholars whose research interests concern climate change. Priority will be given to candidates whose research focuses on international efforts at climate change mitigation, adaptation and other forms of climate-related policy response at the multilateral, plurilateral and/or global scales. The research interests of the successful candidate might include how intergovernmental agencies, regional governmental initiatives, transnational corporations and transnational NGOs and/or social movements approach the impacts of, and policy responses to, climate change.

      Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a strong familiarity with both the existing policy frameworks concerning climate change and the major alternative architectures currently under discussion.

      The successful candidate will hold the Centre for International Governance Innovation Chair in Climate Change. This endowed chair includes a tenured appointment at Wilfrid Laurier University and cross-appointment to the Balsillie School of International Affairs. The incumbent will also hold adjunct status at the University of Waterloo.

      The successful candidate's research record will demonstrate a clear, sustainable, and relevant research program. The candidate's scholarship elicits widespread peer acceptance, is regularly supported by multi-year research funding and attracts highly qualified graduate students. As well we are especially interested in candidates who are effective teachers, thesis supervisors and mentors. Applicants need not currently hold the rank of Professor, but must demonstrate a record of scholarship that is consistent with promotion from Associate to Professor at Wilfrid Laurier University.

      CIGI Chairs are expected to teach two courses annually in the Balsillie School's graduate programs, supervise doctoral candidates, and undertake research relating to the School's mandate. As the Balsillie School is a new endeavour, the incumbent should expect to take an active role in enhancing the programs and the international profile of the Balsillie School.

      Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including individuals of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. If you wish to identify yourself as a member of one of these groups, you may write under separate cover in confidence to:

      Dr. Deborah MacLatchy, Provost
      Wilfrid Laurier University
      Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 3C5

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

      Please forward applications or nominations and a CV to:

      Dr. Terry Levesque
      Associate Director, Balsillie School of International Affairs
      67 Erb Street West
      Waterloo, Ontario, N2L 6C2
      or by email at tlevesque@wlu.ca

      The Appointments Committee will begin considering candidates January 15, 2012, continuing until the position is filled. The start date is negotiable, but can begin as early as July, 2012.

      More information about the Balsillie School may be found at http://www.balsillieschool.ca.

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      Wilfrid Laurier University
      Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
      Assistant or Associate Professor in Resource and Environmental Management

      The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, effective July 1, 2012, subject to budgetary approval.

      We seek candidates with broad teaching expertise and research skill who can contribute to our resource and environmental management geography program. We are particularly interested in candidates who bring a multidisciplinary perspective and who can engage with new understandings of environmental geopolitics and public policy in contexts such as land resources (e.g. forests, wildlife, energy and minerals), water resources (e.g. fisheries, water use and allocation, conflict and water), or natural resource-based communities. Regional interests in Canada and global northern and circumpolar areas are particularly welcome. Preference will be given to applicants whose scholarly and research interactions will facilitate collaborations with faculty in the Cold Regions Research Centre, Laurier Institute for Water Science and/or the Balsillie School for International Affairs.

      Candidates will possess a PhD in Geography, or a closely related discipline, at the time of appointment and demonstrate a clear promise of excellence in research, a keen interest to direct graduate research, and effectiveness in teaching. Applicants should 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:

      The Chair (c/o Hope Engel, hengel@wlu.ca)
      Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
      Wilfrid Laurier University
      75 University Avenue West
      Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3C5

      The closing date for applications and supporting materials is 24 February 2012, but further applications will be considered until the position is filled. Applicants can learn more about the Department and current faculty interests at ttp://www.wlu.ca/ges.

      Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons 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 Arts, Dr. Michael Carroll (mcarroll@wlu.ca). Further information on the equity policy can be found at https://www.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=2465&p=10545.

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    December 6, 2011
      Nipissing University
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-track Position in Physical Geography at the Rank of Assistant Professor

      The Department of Geography at Nipissing University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Physical Geography at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 01, 2012, subject to final budgetary approval.

      The Department of Geography is establishing a strong reputation in research with several members holding externally funded grants (SSHRC, NSERC, CFI) and participating in the new joint Masters of Environmental Studies/Masters of Environmental Science graduate program. Preference will be given to candidates in the areas of atmospheric or climate science but all fields of physical geography will be considered. Overall, we seek an individual who combines a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching with an independent research record in their field of specialization.

      Review of applications will begin on January 20th, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include curriculum vitae, teaching evaluations, and a description of research funding, publications and interests. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be forwarded independently. Applications should be sent to:

      Dr. Craig Cooper
      Dean of Arts and Science
      Re: Geography Search Committee
      Nipissing University
      100 College Drive
      North Bay, ON P1B 8L7
      Email: 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. Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

      Nipissing University is committed to employment equity and strongly encourages applications, which may include self-identification in a covering letter, from Aboriginal persons, women, persons with disabilities and visible minorities.

      Nipissing University is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code

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    December 2, 2011
      Laurentian University
      Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research
      Research Director

      The Centre for Rural and Northern Health Research (CRaNHR) at Laurentian University is seeking an outstanding Research Director. The Centre is committed to improving health services and access to health care, particularly in rural and northern communities.

      Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a strong record of achievement in rural and northern health, population health or health services research as demonstrated by successful research grants and publications. Previous experience managing research projects and research teams is required. A Ph.D. is required along with undergraduate and graduate education in a health-related discipline. Experience working with Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) communities is an asset as is bilingualism (English/French). This is a tenure or tenure-track faculty position. The person selected will be appointed or cross-appointed at Laurentian University to an academic unit related to the candidates research expertise.

      Lakehead University. CRaNHR works in partnership with the healthcare community and the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Its mandate is to conduct interdisciplinary research on population health, health workforce and healthcare issues, with a view to achieving a better understanding of health conditions, particularly in rural and northern areas. CRaNHR is one of very few research institutes in Canada with a focus on rural health issues.

      Working under the auspices of CRaNHR and with the support of CRaNHR research staff, investigators from various academic units at Laurentian University, including the Northern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), from the community, with other research centres across Ontario and also with other universities from across the north and the rest of Ontario conduct studies on the management, organization and effectiveness of rural or northern health services, as well as on the training, distribution and utilization of healthcare providers. Established in 1992, the research centre has conducted a large number of studies and published many articles on issues ranging from community-based healthcare to geographic variations in health status to mental health services. For further information on CRaNHR see : http://cranhr.laurentian.ca/

      Applicants should provide a letter of intent clearly indicating which position they are applying for, a summary of research interests (including research program), a complete curriculum vitae, and at least three letters of references to:

      Robert Kerr
      Vice-President, Academic and Provost
      Laurentian University
      935 Ramsey Lake Road
      Sudbury, ON P3E 2C6

      or by e-mail to vpap@laurentian.ca.

      Laurentian University (LU) is located in Sudbury, Ontario, an attractive modern city offering unique culture, recreational, and educational opportunities. LU is a bilingual institution and an equal opportunity employer. It has a policy of passive bilingualism (English/French) as a condition of tenure. LU faculty members are part of LUFA (the Laurentian University Faculty Association). Information and the Collective Agreement can be found be found at www.lufapul.ca. More information on the University can be found at www.laurentian.ca.

      Applications will be reviewed commencing in January 2012 but will be accepted until the position is filled.

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    November 18, 2011
      Trinity Western University
      Department of Geography, History and Political Science
      Sessional Instructor in Physical Geography and Techniques

      The Department of Geography, History and Political Science invites applications for a 4-month limited-term appointment, subject to final budgetary approval at the rank of Sessional Instructor, effective January 1, 2012. We are seeking a Geographer with a specialization in Physical Geography and Techniques to teach the following: Geographic Data Analysis (GEOG 383) – including a tutorial section, and 3 lab sections of Earth and Atmospheric Science (GEOG 121).

      The minimum qualification is a Master’s Degree, or an equivalent level credential as appropriate for the discipline. For enquiries, please contact Dr. Harold Faw, Acting Dean, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at hfaw@twu.ca. Applicants should submit by December 2, 2011 a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement outlining teaching philosophy, and teaching evaluation(s) if available.

      Dr. Harold Faw, Acting Dean, and Chair of Search Committee
      Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
      Trinity Western University
      Langley, British Columbia V2Y 1Y1

      Trinity Western University is a liberal arts and science university and seeks candidates who are committed to and support its evangelical Christian basis, mission and orientation. More information about Trinity Western’s Geography Program can be found at http://www.twu.ca/undergraduate/academics/majors-and-programs/geography.html. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

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      University of Alberta
      Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
      Tenure Track Position in Planning at the Assistant/Associate Professor Level

      Competition No. A107915939

      The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) at the University of Alberta invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in Planning at the Assistant/Associate Professor level.

      The successful candidate will participate in the development and delivery of an accredited undergraduate program in Planning, and in initiatives to enhance and expand Planning education and research at the University of Alberta. The undergraduate program will operate in conjunction with existing undergraduate and graduate programs in the EAS department, most notably in Human Geography and Environmental Earth Sciences. It will also be affiliated with the Applied Land Use Planning program in the Faculty of Extension, which provides Planning education for professionals.

      The successful candidate should have an established track record of research and teaching. Experience as a practising Planner will also be considered. The successful applicant must have or be eligible for membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP). Expertise in all Planning fields will be considered. Candidates must also have the ability to conduct independent and collaborative research programs that include the supervision of Masters and Doctoral candidates.

      The University of Alberta, one of Canada's largest research universities is situated in Edmonton, a metropolitan area of over one million people with a vibrant research community and an excellent standard of living. The University of Alberta is committed to establishing itself as a leading Canadian institution in the field of Planning education and research.

      Qualified candidates must hold a PhD at the time of appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience.

      The application should include a current curriculum vitae, a statement of current research interests and plans for future research, as well as evidence of teaching effectiveness. The application should also include a document outlining the candidate's perspectives on Planning education with an emphasis on the development and delivery of Planning programs. Applicants must arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to the Chair. All documents should be sent to:

      Martin Sharp, Chair
      Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
      University of Alberta
      Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E3

      Application review will begin February 29, 2012; however, the competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found. The start date for this position is July 1, 2012, or as soon as possible thereafter.

      For more information about the Department, the Faculty of Science, and the University of Alberta, please see the Department's web page: www.ualberta.ca/EAS.

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      University of Alberta
      Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
      Position of Director of Planning for a Newly-Approved Undergraduate Program

      Competition No. A107915935

      The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and the Faculty of Science at the University of Alberta invite applications for the position of Director of Planning for a newly-approved undergraduate program. This is a full-time, tenured faculty position at the level of Associate or full Professor.

      The successful candidate will lead the development and operation of an accredited undergraduate program in Planning and lead initiatives to enhance and expand Planning education and research at the University of Alberta. The undergraduate program will operate in conjunction with the existing undergraduate and graduate programs in the EAS department, most notably in Human Geography and Environmental Earth Sciences. It will also be affiliated with the Applied Land Use Planning program in the Faculty of Extension, which provides Planning education for professionals.

      The successful candidate must have an excellent track record of research, teaching and administration. Candidates with an outstanding record as a practising Planner will also be considered. As Director, the successful applicant must have or be eligible for membership with the Canadian Institute of Planners (MCIP). Expertise in all Planning fields will be considered. Candidates must also have the ability to conduct independent and collaborative research programs that include the supervision of Masters and Doctoral candidates.

      The University of Alberta, one of Canada's largest research universities, is situated in Edmonton, a metropolitan area of over one million people with a vibrant research community and an excellent standard of living. The University of Alberta is committed to establishing itself as a leading Canadian institution in the field of planning education and research.

      Qualified candidates must hold a PhD. Salary is commensurate with experience.

      The application should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of current research interests and plans for future research, as well as evidence of teaching effectiveness. The application must also include a document outlining the candidate's perspectives on Planning education, with an emphasis on the development and delivery of Planning programs. Applicants must arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to the Chair. All documents should be sent to:

      Martin Sharp, Chair
      Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
      University of Alberta
      Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E3

      Application review will begin February 29, 2012; however, the competition will remain open until suitable candidates are found. The start date for this position is July 1, 2012, or as soon as possible thereafter.

      For more information about the Department, the Faculty of Science, and the University of Alberta, please see the Department's web page: www.ualberta.ca/EAS.

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    November 15, 2011
      Okanagan College
      Geography & Earth and Environmental Science
      Term College Professor in Weather and Climate

      Arts and Foundational Programs is seeking applications for a term College Professor to teach an undergraduate course in Weather and Climate (GEOG/EESC 212) in Vernon for Winter 2012, subject to budgetary approval. The lecture is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9:30-10:50am and the lab is on Thursdays from 11:00-1:50pm.

      Posting Number: 0000695

      Employee Group: Faculty

      Position Title: College Professor

      Division/Portfolio: Arts & Foundational

      Department/Program: Geography & Earth and Environmental Science

      Campus/Centre: Vernon

      Position Summary: The role and responsibilities of a faculty member focus on the activities related to teachers, academics and scholars. They include but are not limited to an awareness of current scholarship and continuing mastery in one's field, instructional and professional duties, professional development, and service. In addition, duties and responsibilities may include scholarly activity.

      Minimum Education: The minimum qualification is a Master's degree, or an equivalent level credential as appropriate for the discipline.

      Minimum Experience:

      • Independent, post-secondary or public school work experience directly related to the duty assignment.
      • Graduate level training that enables sole responsibility for teaching undergraduate students in the area directly related to the teaching assignment.
      • Experience demonstrating a learner-centered teaching philosophy is desired.
      • An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity is preferred.

      Skills and Abilities:

      • Designs and teaches a course with regard for learning outcomes.
      • Teaches in a variety of modes, including lecture, discussion, active student involvement and laboratory work as appropriate.
      • Interested in use of appropriate technological aids in instruction.
      • Open to feedback from others on ways to improve teaching and related activities.
      • Knowledgeable about the subject matter of the teaching area and able to teach the subject matter at a post-secondary level.
      • Maintains currency and vitality in one's discipline through professional activities, professional development and/or scholarship.
      • Interested in course and program development.
      • Collegial and willing to work constructively with others.
      • Comfortable in a computerized environment and with programs relevant to instruction and academic discipline.

      Preferred Qualifications: A Master's Degree in Geography, Earth Science or a closely related field is required; however, a Ph.D. is preferred. 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.

      Related Collective Agreement/Policy: 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.

      Faculty Appointment Type: Part-time Term

      Appointment Start Date: January 3, 2012

      Appointment End Date: April 30, 2012

      Special Instructions to Applicants:

      • For inquiries of an academic nature, please contact Stephanie Bunclark, Chair of Geography, at (250) 762-5445, local 4316 or by email at sbunclark@okanagan.bc.ca. For more information on the Geography department, please visit the department website at http://www.okanagan.bc.ca/Geography
      • Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of a learner-centred focus, contact information for three referees, and teaching evaluation(s) if available (as Other Document 1) and sample course outline if available (as Other Document 2) .
      • 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.

      Posting Closing Date: November 21, 2011

      Interested applicants should submit their applications online at www.employmentopportunities.okanagan.bc.ca

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    November 10, 2011
      University of Winnipeg
      Department of Geography
      Assistant Professor in Human Geography (Regional Geographer)

      The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track position in Human Geography at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates must have a strong background in the regional geography of Canada, focusing on the Prairie region, and expertise in one or more of the following fields of contemporary human geography: cultural geography, economic geography, historical geography, political geography and social geography. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory human geography courses, as well as Canadian regional geography, and topics in human geography based on his/her areas of expertise.

      Applicants must hold a Ph.D., preferably with post-doctoral experience. The successful candidate will have a strong research record and a commitment to undergraduate teaching. Subject to budgetary approval, the effective date of appointment will be July 1, 2012, or as soon afterward as possible. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

      The closing date for the application is January 9, 2012. Applications must include a complete curriculum vitae, a short statement of research interests, a short statement describing possible contributions to the department’s teaching portfolio and the names of three referees.

      Please send your package to:

      Dr. Patricia Fitzpatrick
      Associate Professor
      Co-Chair, Department of Geography
      The University of Winnipeg
      515 Portage Avenue
      Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3B 2E9
      geography@uwinnipeg.ca

      The Department of Geography at the University of Winnipeg is committed to fostering a positive learning environment for undergraduate students. We endeavor to actively engage our students in research projects and field work experiences. Housed in the Faculty of Science, Geography offers Bachelor degrees in Arts and Science, and a Joint GIS Program with Red River College.

      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.

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      University of Winnipeg
      Department of Geography
      Assistant Professor in Human Geography (Health Geographer)

      The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track position in Human Geography at the Assistant Professor level. The ideal candidate will have a strong record of achievement in the geography of aging, health, health services, or health policy. Experience working with Indigenous and/or immigrant communities is an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introduction to human geography as well as undergraduate courses addressing population geography, and topics in human geography based on his/her areas of expertise.

      Applicants must hold a Ph.D., preferably with post-doctoral experience. The successful candidate will have a strong research record and a commitment to undergraduate teaching. Subject to budgetary approval, the effective date of appointment will be July 1, 2012, or as soon afterward as possible. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

      The closing date for the application is January 9, 2012. Applications must include a complete curriculum vitae, a short statement of research interests, a short statement describing possible contributions to the department’s teaching portfolio and the names of three referees.

      Please send your package to:

      Dr. Patricia Fitzpatrick
      Associate Professor
      Co-Chair, Department of Geography
      The University of Winnipeg
      515 Portage Avenue
      Winnipeg, MB, Canada R3B 2E9
      geography@uwinnipeg.ca

      The Department of Geography at the University of Winnipeg is committed to fostering a positive learning environment for undergraduate students. We endeavor to actively engage our students in research projects and field work experiences. Housed in the Faculty of Science, Geography offers Bachelor degrees in Arts and Science, and a Joint GIS Program with Red River College.

      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.

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    November 8, 2011
      Université Laval (Québec)
      Département de géographie
      Professeur régulier en environnement aquatique et qualité de l’eau.

      Le Département de géographie de l’Université Laval désire combler un poste de professeur régulier en environnement aquatique et qualité de l’eau. Avant d’entrer en poste, la personne sélectionnée devra demander et obtenir une chaire de recherche du Canada (niveau 2) en environnement aquatique et qualité de l’eau. Description du poste

      • Enseigner à tous les cycles en géographie.
      • Développer un programme de recherche original et porteur.
      • Encadrer des étudiantes et des étudiants à tous les cycles.
      • Être actif dans les réseaux de recherche en géographie et être en mesure de collaborer avec des équipes multidisciplinaires.

      Critères de sélection

      • Détenir un Ph. D. en géographie ou dans une discipline pertinente des sciences environnementales et écologiques.
      • Avoir une expérience en enseignement universitaire et d’excellentes aptitudes à la communication.
      • Être capable d’enseigner en français.
      • Avoir publié plusieurs articles scientifiques dans des revues arbitrées et reconnues.
      • Avoir une formation et expertise en écologie aquatique, en limnologie ou en paléolimnologie des régions froides (des régions tempérées aux régions polaires

      Posséder des compétences dans les champs de recherche suivants sera considéré comme un avantage :

      • Gestion intégrée des environnements et des écosystèmes aquatiques et de leur bassin versant.
      • Suivi de la qualité de l’eau dans les systèmes aquatiques (lacs, rivières, eaux marines côtières).
      • Développement et application de méthodes paléolimnologiques pour reconstituer l’histoire à long terme des changements dans la qualité de l’eau.
      • Connaissances des méthodes d’analyses statistiques multivariées.
      • Expertise en géochimie des isotopes stables (ex.:13C,18O,2H).

      Conditions d’engagement et de traitement

      • Salaire selon la convention collective en vigueur.

      Date limite de dépôt des candidatures

      • Vendredi 6 janvier 2012

      Date d’entrée en fonction

      • 1er septembre 2012 ou, selon la date d’obtention de la chaire du Canada, le plus tôt possible avant le 1er juin 2013

      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

      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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    November 4, 2011
      University of Victoria
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-track Assistant Professor in International Development

      The Department of Geography, University of Victoria, invites applications for a tenure track position in the area of international development. Preference will be given to applicants with a specialization in urban development, community planning and/or hazards/disaster management. The appointment, effective July 1, 2012, will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor.

      The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in international development, as well as urban geography and/or hazard/disaster management. An ability to teach a regional geography course will also be considered an asset.

      The successful applicant will have a Ph.D. (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. They will be expected to contribute to a vibrant Department with extensive international interests at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

      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 letter of reference to be sent prior to the closing date. Completed applications must be received by January 9, 2012. 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
      Email: chair@mail.geog.uvic.ca
      Web: http://geography.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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    November 3, 2011
      University of Waterloo
      School of Planning
      Tenure-track Position in Planning, Specializing in Environment and Health

      The School of Planning at the University of Waterloo, invites applications for a tenure-track position in planning, specializing in environment and health. We seek an exceptional colleague, teacher, and applied researcher with a strong connection to planning practice. The ideal candidate will apply their knowledge of relevant biophysical/ecological and socio-economic processes in any of the following areas related to the above specialization: built environment (including natural elements) and public health, sustainable, healthy, liveable, communities, rural and resource planning, and infrastructure development. The position requires an excellent knowledge of both urban and natural ecologies and a strong theoretical and practical understanding of 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. The nature of the appointment and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applicants should qualify for and be prepared to seek membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners. Normally, applicants must be doctoral graduates with degrees earned before September 2011. 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.

      The University of Waterloo is home to numerous research centers with relevant focus to Environment and Health both within the Faculty of Environment and beyond. These include the Interdisciplinary Centre for Climate Change (IC3), Centre for Ecosystem Resilience and Adaption (ERA), the PROPEL center for Population Health Impact, the Centre for International Governance Innovation and the newly formed School for Public Health and Health Systems. The School of Planning is the vibrant home to over 500 students undertaking degrees from undergraduate co-op to Ph.D. levels delivered by over 20 full time faculty and staff. It is part of a dynamic Faculty of Environment that includes a School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), Department of Environment and Resource Studies, Department of Geography and Environmental Management and a Centre for Knowledge Integration. In addition to IC3 and ERA, the faculty is home to research centres dealing with heritage conservation and planning, energy and water, and a Mapping Analysis and Design (MAD) 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.planning.uwaterloo.ca/

      Submit application materials electronically to planjob@uwaterloo.ca . These materials must include a letter of interest - typically addressing career objectives, teaching philosophy and experiences, research achievements and goals; other materials to submit include a current curriculum vitae, supporting evidence of teaching experience if applicable, 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 interest 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, 2012 or as soon thereafter as possible. Consideration of applications will begin on December, 15, 2011. The competition will remain open until suitable candidates are identified or until the position is filled. Address all correspondence to:

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

      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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    November 1, 2011
      University of Manitoba
      Department of Environment and Geography
      Assistant Professor in Human Geography with specialty in socio-economic development, energy, and human resilience

      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 the areas of socio-economic development, energy, and human resilience. The candidate will have a particular interest in the social justice implications of energy development and use (e.g., hydroelectricity, oil and gas, wind) with respect to socio-economic inequalities at multiple spatial scales. Experience in working with Aboriginal, indigenous, and/or other priority populations would be an asset. Human geographers in our Faculty have established a reputation for nationally recognized social science scholarship in numerous dimensions of social, cultural and environmental change. This successful candidate will contribute to our knowledge of the human society contexts and implications of energy development and use in a world where human populations and their mobility, demands, expectations and consumption are growing (at spatially variable paces and with place-variable impacts), but energy supplies are not, or at least not at the same rate, nor in the same way everywhere due to place-specific variables (e.g., development plans, political and cultural contexts).

      Candidates must have a strong and demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and research in human geography, within an interdisciplinary environment. The successful candidate will also have opportunities to collaborate with well established scholars in cognate areas in other Departments and Faculties (e.g., Economics, Natural Resources Institute, Native Studies, Geological Sciences, Human Ecology, Community Health Sciences, and Engineering). The appointment will begin on July 1, 2012 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.

      The Department of Environment and Geography is housed within the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources which emphasizes both disciplinary and inter-disciplinary teaching and research. The Department of Environment and Geography offers programs in Human Geography, Physical Geography, Environmental Sciences and Environmental Studies.

      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 January 9, 2012. 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
      220 Sinnott Building, 70A Dysart 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 13243 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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      York University
      Faculty of Environmental Studies
      Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Gender, Race and Environment

      The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Gender, Race and Environment to start July 1, 2012. Candidates must hold a PhD degree in a relevant field by the time of appointment.

      We seek candidates who work at the intersections of gender, race, class and environment, such as: critical gender and race theory; gender and transnationalism; social marginalization and processes of racialization and gender/sex oppression; the relations among racialization, gender, and political ecology; and gender and anti-racist activism/politics, especially as these are articulated with issues of environmental justice and sovereignty. Also welcome are applicants whose work focuses on issues of colonialism, globalization, and indigenous race/gender justice or on the Global South (Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Caribbean). Candidates should have demonstrated expertise in interdisciplinary scholarship. Applied experience addressing gender, race and environment issues at local/community levels is an asset.

      Candidates must have teaching experience and be able to contribute to teaching, advising, and research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, including supervision of doctoral research. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The ability to contribute to one or more of the Faculty’s certificate or diploma programs is an asset.

      FES is a unique interdisciplinary Faculty that adopts a broad definition of environment including natural, built and social environments. The Faculty has a strong social and environmental justice orientation, and values applied and action-oriented research. More information about the Faculty of Environmental Studies is available at www.yorku.ca/fes.

      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 the names and full contact information for three academic references should be sent to the address below by November 30, 2011.

      Gender, Race and Environment Search Committee
      Faculty of Environmental Studies
      126 HNES, York University
      4700 Keele Street
      Toronto, Ontario
      Canada M3J 1P3
      Tel: 416-736-5252
      Fax: (416) 736-5679
      e-mail: feshires@yorku.ca

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    October 19, 2011
      Université de Montréal
      Département de géographie
      Professeure ou de professeur de géographie, avec une spécialisation en géographie urbaine

      Le Département de géographie sollicite des candidatures pour un poste à temps plein de professeure ou de professeur de géographie, avec une spécialisation en géographie urbaine, au rang d’adjoint.

      Fonctions

      • Le candidat retenu sera appelé à enseigner aux trois cycles, à encadrer des étudiants aux études supérieures, à poursuivre des activités de recherche, de publication et de rayonnement ainsi qu’à contribuer aux activités de l’institution.

      Exigences

      • Doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline connexe des sciences humaines ou sociales s'intéressant aux questions spatiales.
      • Excellentes aptitudes pour l’enseignement et la recherche.
      • Un programme de recherche interdisciplinaire s’insérant dans notre principal axe de recherche départemental en géographie humaine : "Développement, territoire et gouvernance", notamment en ce qui a trait aux problèmes environnementaux ou de santé publique, à la gouvernance des villes ou aux transformations urbaines. Une optique régionale touchant l'hémisphère sud serait un atout.
      • Maîtrise de la langue française.

      Traitement
      L’Université de Montréal offre un salaire concurrentiel ainsi qu’une gamme complète d’avantages sociaux.
      Entrée en fonction: À compter du 1er juin 2012.

      Clôture du concours
      Le dossier de candidature, constitué d’une lettre de motivation, d’un curriculum vitæ, d’un exemplaire de trois publications ou de travaux de recherche récents, d’une proposition de programme de recherche et d’une présentation des intérêts d’enseignement, doit parvenir à l’adresse ci-dessous au plus tard le 15 novembre 2011.

      Les candidats doivent également demander à trois personnes de faire parvenir une lettre de recommandation au directeur du département à l’adresse suivante :

      Paul Comtois, directeur
      Département de géographie
      Université de Montréal
      C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
      Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7
      CANADA

      Les personnes intéressées trouveront des renseignements sur le Département de géographie en consultant le site Web à l’adresse suivante : www.geog.umontreal.ca

      ____________________

      Politique linguistique de l’Université de Montréal
      L’Université de Montréal est une université québécoise de langue française, à rayonnement international. Dans le cadre du renouvellement de son corps professoral, elle intensifie le recrutement des meilleurs spécialistes dans le monde et s’assure par ailleurs que, conformément à la Politique linguistique de l’Université de Montréal [http://www.direction.umontreal.ca/secgen/recueil/politique_linguistique.html], les professeurs qu’elle recrute qui ne maîtrisent pas le français à leur entrée en fonction bénéficient d’un programme de soutien à l’apprentissage de la langue française.

      Privilège de confidentialité des candidatures
      Les procédures de nomination en vigueur à l’Université de Montréal prévoient que tous les dossiers de candidature 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 de motivation.

      Programme d’accès à l’égalité en emploi
      L’Université de Montréal souscrit au principe d’accès à l’égalité en emploi et invite les femmes, les membres des minorités visibles, les membres des minorités ethniques, les personnes handicapées et les autochtones à poser leur candidature. Nous invitons les candidats qui s’identifient à l’un ou l’autre de ces groupes à remplir le Questionnaire d’identification - accès à l’égalité en emploi, disponible à l’adresse suivante : www.fas.umontreal.ca/affaires-professorales/documents/quest-acces-emploi.pdf, et à le joindre à leur dossier de candidature.

      Exigences en matière d’immigration
      Conformément aux exigences prescrites en matière d’immigration au Canada, cette annonce s’adresse en priorité aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents.

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      Université de Montréal
      Département de géographie
      Professeure ou de professeur de géographie, avec une spécialisation en géographie économique

      Le Département de géographie sollicite des candidatures pour un poste à temps plein de professeure ou de professeur de géographie, avec une spécialisation en géographie économique, au rang d’adjoint ou d'agrégé.

      Fonctions
      Le candidat retenu sera appelé à enseigner aux trois cycles, à encadrer des étudiants aux études supérieures, à poursuivre des activités de recherche, de publication et de rayonnement ainsi qu’à contribuer aux activités de l’institution.

      Exigences

      • Doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline connexe des sciences humaines ou sociales s'intéressant aux questions spatiales.
      • Excellentes aptitudes pour l’enseignement et la recherche.
      • Un programme de recherche interdisciplinaire s’insérant dans notre principal axe de recherche départemental en géographie humaine : "Développement, territoire et gouvernance", notamment en ce qui a trait à la mondialisation, les transformations industrielles ou l'économie non formelle.
      • Maîtrise de la langue française.*

      Traitement
      L’Université de Montréal offre un salaire concurrentiel ainsi qu’une gamme complète d’avantages sociaux.

      Entrée en fonction: À compter du 1er juin 2012.

      Clôture du concours
      Le dossier de candidature, constitué d’une lettre de motivation, d’un curriculum vitæ, d’un exemplaire de trois publications ou de travaux de recherche récents, d’une proposition de programme de recherche et d’une présentation des intérêts d’enseignement, doit parvenir à l’adresse ci-dessous au plus tard le 15 novembre 2011.

      Les candidats doivent également demander à trois personnes de faire parvenir une lettre de recommandation au directeur du département à l’adresse suivante :

      Paul Comtois, directeur
      Département de géographie
      Université de Montréal
      C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
      Montréal (Québec) H3C 3J7
      CANADA

      Les personnes intéressées trouveront des renseignements sur le Département de géographie en consultant le site Web à l’adresse suivante : www.geog.umontreal.ca

      ____________________

      Politique linguistique de l’Université de Montréal
      L’Université de Montréal est une université québécoise de langue française, à rayonnement international. Dans le cadre du renouvellement de son corps professoral, elle intensifie le recrutement des meilleurs spécialistes dans le monde et s’assure par ailleurs que, conformément à la Politique linguistique de l’Université de Montréal [http://www.direction.umontreal.ca/secgen/recueil/politique_linguistique.html], les professeurs qu’elle recrute qui ne maîtrisent pas le français à leur entrée en fonction bénéficient d’un programme de soutien à l’apprentissage de la langue française.

      Privilège de confidentialité des candidatures
      Les procédures de nomination en vigueur à l’Université de Montréal prévoient que tous les dossiers de candidature 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 de motivation.

      Programme d’accès à l’égalité en emploi
      L’Université de Montréal souscrit au principe d’accès à l’égalité en emploi et invite les femmes, les membres des minorités visibles, les membres des minorités ethniques, les personnes handicapées et les autochtones à poser leur candidature. Nous invitons les candidats qui s’identifient à l’un ou l’autre de ces groupes à remplir le Questionnaire d’identification - accès à l’égalité en emploi, disponible à l’adresse suivante : www.fas.umontreal.ca/affaires-professorales/documents/quest-acces-emploi.pdf, et à le joindre à leur dossier de candidature.

      Exigences en matière d’immigration
      Conformément aux exigences prescrites en matière d’immigration au Canada, cette annonce s’adresse en priorité aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents.

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    October 17, 2011
      Ryerson University
      School of Urban and Regional Planning
      Assistant Professor in Transportation Planning, Regional Planning, Quantitative Analysis, and Research Methods

      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, 2012.

      The School is seeking to hire an individual 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: Transportation Planning, Regional Planning, Quantitative Analysis, and Research Methods. The successful candidate must have a degree in Planning, hold a PhD degree in Planning or a related field, show evidence of scholarly activity, and be eligible for membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners. Teaching experience in a studio setting is an asset. Additional considerations include: professional experience; demonstrated potential to fund, conduct and disseminate research; and strong technical, problem solving, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

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

      The School is a significant contributor to planning education in Canada and is particularly well 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.

      Ryerson University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. Located in the heart of Toronto, Ryerson has more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs 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.

      Applications, including a curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, a sample of published work, and the names of three references, should be forwarded electronically or by mail to:

      Dr. Christopher De Sousa
      Director
      School of Urban and Regional Planning
      Ryerson University
      350 Victoria Street
      Toronto, ON M5B 2K3
      Email: chris.desousa@ryerson.ca

      Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Applications submitted by the due date are assured of receiving full consideration.

      Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, 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.

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    October 13, 2011
      Carleton University
      Tier 1 NSERC Canada Research Chair on Climate Change Impacts in Northern Canada

      Carleton University invites applications for nomination for a Tier 1 NSERC Canada Research Chair (http://www.chairs.gc.ca/) on Climate Change Impacts in Northern Canada.

      This position will be awarded to an outstanding candidate who has a stellar research record that includes contributions of direct relevance to expected climate change impacts in, or emanating from, Northern Canada. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate excellence in research and teaching, with the capacity to develop a strong externally funded research program providing exceptional training opportunities. The candidate will contribute to building a growing interest in Canada’s North at Carleton with 20+ researchers across four faculties at Carleton having dedicated research projects in the arctic (including a Northern Research Chair). Carleton is co-located with Environment Canada’s National Wildlife Research Center, whose government scientists and engineers have ongoing research in the North, and have rich partnerships with researchers at Carleton University. At the graduate level, Carleton has recently approved graduate programs in Infrastructure Protection and International Security, Sustainable Energy, and a program in Northern Studies in the approval process.

      Nominees will be world-renowned scholars with research expertise in climate change and/or its impacts relating to at least one of the following areas: 1) impacts of melting permafrost (e.g. hydrates and methane liberation); 2) impacts relating to infrastructure protection; or 3) sustainable mining practices. This position requires readiness and ability to work collaboratively with northern communities. It is expected that the nominee will be a senior scientist or engineer with specialization in cold regions geotechnique, environmental chemistry, environmental geology, environmental engineering, geochemistry, renewable energy, renewable water resources, or other fields relating to environmental sustainability. An inter-faculty committee will be responsible for adjudicating applications.

      This is an appointment where academic level and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful applicant will work with faculty and staff to submit a CRC application for the early 2012 competition with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2012 or later. Tier I CRCs are typically for senior scholars with international recognition and acclaim. They are eligible both for NSERC funding and infrastructure support through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).

      Complete applications, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research interests, and a one-page description of the applicant's expected fit to Carleton University's Strategic Research Priorities should be sent to:

      Mark Forbes, AVP Research
      c/o Grace Bryan
      503G Tory Building
      Carleton University
      1125 Colonel By Drive
      Ottawa, On, K1S 5B6, CANADA

      by January 31st, 2012. Applicants also should provide names and contact information for three colleagues who have agreed to write letters of reference on their behalf. Initial screening of applications will begin on Feb 1st, 2012 and continue until the applicant is chosen and has agreed to let his/her name stand.

      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. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

      Contact: Grace_Bryan@carleton.ca, tel: 613 520-3570, fax: 613 520-3945.

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    October 11, 2011
      Selkirk College
      Castlegar Campus
      Remote Sensing and GIS Course Instructor

      Selkirk College is seeking an individual to instruct Remote Sensing and GIS courses in our Advanced Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Additional duties will include applied GIS research in the Selkirk Geospatial Research Centre (SGRC).

      The Advanced Diploma/Bachelor’s degree in GIS is a one year, post diploma program in GIS offered in the School of Environment and Geomatics at Selkirk College. Courses that will be instructed include GIS 306/307 (Introduction to Remote Sensing) as well as courses in Spatial Database Design (GIS 314), and Automization/Customization (GIS 433) and Introductory GIS Application (IEP 271). The Selkirk Geospatial Research Centre is a leading edge instructional and research facility focused on geomatics technologies. Built on a foundation of partnerships, the Selkirk Geospatial Research Centre’s mandate includes training, research, and application development.

      The ideal candidate will hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in Remote Sensing Technologies and Geographic Information Systems or equivalent. Direct relevant experience will include a combination of post secondary education experience and applied research. Preference will be given to candidates who possess higher credentials and work experience. Applicants should be familiar with the following vendor specific applications: ESRI / PCI Geomatica / ER Mapper / IDRISI / Definiens / ArcSDE / VB.NET/ArcObjects. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal, time management, and project management skills and have demonstrated experience working independently and as part of a team, as well as the initiative to maintain professional currency and adapt to new technologies.

      This is a four-month 90% short term appointment commencing December 1, 2011 through to April 30, 2012 with the opportunity for employment in subsequent years pending successful performance and research related funding. Salary and benefits are in accordance with the Selkirk College Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

      Interviews are tentatively scheduled between October 24-28, 2011.

      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 email their resume (along with covering letter, work references and supporting documentation/diplomas) no later than 4:00 pm on the closing date to postings@selkirk.ca

      ALL RESUMES MUST BE SUBMITTED VIA EMAIL.

      CLOSING DATE: OCTOBER 20, 2011

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

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    October 4, 2011
      Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
      Sciences humaines
      Tenure-Track Professor Appointment in Hydrological Modeling at the Surface Water and Groundwater Interface

      Geography and environmental sciences

      Requirement: Ph,D. in geography or related areas.

      Experience: Teaching and research with pear review publications.

      Research expertise: Hydrological modeling at the surface water and groundwater interface.

      Other: At the bachelors level, the selected candidate will teach fundamental courses in geology and groundwater 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). Experience in quantitative analysis and geomatics will be an asset.

      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 ;
      • subject to final approval by the university administration

      Commencing: June 1, 2012

      Salary: according to the university professor collective agreement

      Applications, including a copy of the curriculum vitae, should be sent, by mail, e-mail or fax, directly, but no later than January 5, 2012 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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    October 1, 2011
      Brock University
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-Track Appointment in Physical Geography,with a Specialization in Geomorphology

      The Department of Geography invites applications for a probationary tenure-track appointment in Physical Geography, subject to final budgetary approval, at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2012. We are seeking a Physical Geographer with a specialization in geomorphology with preference for fluvial geomorphology to teach introductory to senior level courses. Geomatics skills will be considered an asset.

      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 January 3, 2012 a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching and research ability, and three confidential letters of reference to:

      Dr. Michael Ripmeester
      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/webfm_send/1095 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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    September 27, 2011
      Quest University Canada
      Full-time, Continuing Social Sciences Faculty Position

      Quest University Canada seeks applicants for a full-time, continuing faculty position and we will consider candidates from any social science discipline or any interdisciplinary program where the focus is on the social sciences. The successful candidate will teach concentration courses in their area of specialty and social science courses in our Foundation Program, especially Global Perspectives and Democracy and Justice, which are required of all students. All Quest faculty are expected to be able to teach the Cornerstone and Question courses, and candidates who demonstrate the willingness and experience to teach Rhetoric will be given special consideration. In your letter of application please discuss which courses you can create for our concentration program that would expand our offerings to Quest students interested in the social sciences. Please also specify how you are qualified to teach Democracy and Justice and Political Economy. For more detail on these and other courses see http://www.questu.ca/academics/foundation_program/course_descriptions.php). Rank open. Please do not apply for this position if you are applying for any other position currently being offered at Quest. Hiring for this position is subject to budgetary approval.

      All Quest classes are seminar-style and are limited to enrolments of fewer than 20 students. Our faculty is highly interactive and attuned to opportunities to develop interdisciplinary courses. Further details about Quest and the application procedure can be found under Information for Faculty Applicants. Applications should be sent to ssfaculty@questu.ca; please put the words "Social Science General" in the subject heading.

      A PhD (or equivalent) and some teaching experience is required. Although research, especially that involving undergraduates, is encouraged, those seeking a research-focused faculty position should not apply. Applications should be received by November 1, 2011; interviews for finalists will be scheduled in November and December. The start date for the position is August 1, 2012.

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      Quest University Canada
      Social Science Foundation
      Full-time, One Year Social Science Faculty Position

      Quest University Canada seeks applicants for a full-time, one year faculty position and we will consider candidates from any social science discipline or any interdisciplinary program where the focus is on the social sciences. The successful candidate will teach four blocks (sections) of Global Perspectives, and two blocks (sections) of Political Economy, both Foundation courses required of all students. Hiring for this position is subject to budgetary approval.

      Global Perspectives orients the student toward contemporary problems in the world. Themes may include intercultural communications, globalization and development, international relations, global social issues such as AIDS, poverty, or environmental degradation, among others. All Global Perspectives blocks introduce the student to world issues in order to help him or her understand basic differences between developed and developing nations, international institutions, some contemporary global challenges, future directions for these contemporary challenges, and the basic geography of the world. During the course, students should develop their ability to critically evaluate different sources of information, use evidence from texts to support an argument or perspective, understand global issues from a wide range of cultural or socioeconomic perspectives, understand how a person’s cultural background may influence their values and perspectives on global issues, and distinguish regions from each other and understand basic geographical and cultural differences between them. In your letter of application please discuss how you would approach the course.

      The Political Economy course explores the way economists and makers of economic policy examine problems, how markets work (and fail to work), and policy responses (both appropriate and inappropriate) to economic problems, within the context of liberal democratic society. The following concepts should be a part of every Political Economy course. At the end of the course, students should be able to describe central economic concepts, how economists analyse problems, and the kinds of problems they deal with (including attempts to analyse non-economic phenomena), how markets work, how economic policy impacts outcomes by changing the incentives that people face, the relationship between government and the economy in a free market system, and key indicators - such as measures of economic and social welfare, inequality, and macroeconomic.

      All Quest classes are seminar-style and are limited to enrolments of fewer than 20 students. Our faculty is highly interactive and attuned to opportunities to develop interdisciplinary courses. Further details about Quest and the application procedure can be found under Information for Faculty Applicants. Applications should be sent to ssfaculty@questu.ca; please put the words "Foundation position" in the subject heading.

      A PhD or ABD status and some teaching experience are required. Applications should be received by November 15, 2011; interviews for finalists will be scheduled in November and December. The start date for the position is August 15, 2012 and the end date for the position is May 15, 2013.

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    September 26, 2011
      York University
      Sessional Assistant Professor in GIS and Remote Sensing

      The Department of Geography invites applications from qualified candidates for a one year Sessional Assistant Professor position starting January 1, 2012. Applicants must have an active research program in GIS and Remote Sensing. Preference will be given to those with relevant teaching experience at the university level. The successful candidate is expected to teach the equivalent of three full courses (or six single-term courses) at the undergraduate level. A PhD in Geography or a cognate area is required at the time of appointment.

      All applicants must send a cover letter and include a personal statement, an up-to-date CV, a teaching dossier that contains courses taught to date and summaries of teaching evaluations. Please include three reference letters with the application and send the completed dossier to:

      Professor Lucia Lo,
      Chair, Department of Geography, N418 Ross
      York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3.

      The application deadline is October 7, 2011.

      This is a full-time teaching appointment with a teaching load of three full-year courses or equivalent. It will start January 1, 2012 and terminate December 31, 2012. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

      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).

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    September 19, 2011
      University of Saskatchewan
      Executive Director, School of Environment and Sustainability

      The University of Saskatchewan is internationally recognized for its signature scholarship and innovation in the field of environment and natural resources. An institution on the move, with a growing reputation and high aspirations, the U of S is poised to become one of the country’s pre-eminent research-intensive universities. Located on one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses, the academic community comprises more than 18,500 undergraduate and graduate students, 1,100 faculty, and 6,400 staff and its 17 colleges and schools offer an array of discipline-based, inter-disciplinary, and professional programs.

      The School of Environment and Sustainability is a priority interdisciplinary initiative of the University of Saskatchewan. With a vision of creating and integrating multiple understandings of natural and human environments and being internationally known for innovative, provocative, and wide-ranging approaches to environmental sustainability, the School offers a course-based Master of Sustainable Environmental Management (MSEM) as well as thesis-based Master (MES) and Doctoral (PhD) programs. These programs emphasize the complex nature of environmental and sustainability challenges, and the need for interdisciplinary understandings across a range of topics. Since its inception in 2007, the School has developed a thriving community of more than 69 graduate students and 18 core faculty, with another 30 faculty holding associate or adjunct affiliations. For more information on the School please visit: www.usask.ca/sens

      Reporting to the Provost, the Executive Director provides leadership to a School renowned for its distinguished faculty members who are drawn from the Colleges of Arts and Science, Engineering, Law, Education, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Agriculture and Bioresources and the Edwards School of Business. The Executive Director will have the ability to balance fairly the demands of an interdisciplinary school and also to capitalize on opportunities for synergy and collaboration across campus and externally. S/he will possess both a strong record of research and scholarly achievement as well as progressive and relevant experience in administration and advancement activities. This exciting role demands superb interpersonal and communication skills, and sound judgment to lead the continuing development of the academic programs, research, and creative life within the School of Environment and Sustainability. As a member of the University’s senior administrative team, s/he will also play a significant and influential role in University-wide initiatives.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Saskatchewan is committed to employment equity. Members of designated groups (women, Aboriginal peoples, people with disabilities and visible minorities) are encouraged to apply.

      To learn more about this exciting opportunity, call Natasha Knight or Maureen Geldart at The Geldart Group: (604) 926-0005 or forward your application package (current CV, letter of application and reference list) in confidence to info@thegeldartgroup.com

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    September 7, 2011
      Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium
      Research Climatologist

      The Pacific Climate Impacts Consortium (PCIC) was created to assess climate impacts in the Pacific and Yukon Region of Canada. The goals of the Consortium are to foster collaborative research, to strengthen the capacity to address regional climate change and variability, and to provide the scientific basis for development of policy. PCIC is a regional climate service centre at the University of Victoria that provides practical information on the physical impacts of climate variability and change. Through collaboration with climate researchers and regional stakeholders, PCIC produces knowledge and tools in support of long-term planning. http://www.PacificClimate.org

      PCIC has embarked on a project that requires the focus and attention of a designated Research Climatologist. The aim of the project is to develop tools and methodology for predicting climate extremes on seasonal to decadal time scales. The incumbent will have access to available resources at PCIC and through our collaborators at the Canadian Centre for Climate Modelling and Analysis (CCCma), including the AR5 climate model outputs, and seasonal hind cast projects. At PCIC, the Research Climatologist will also work with PCIC hydrologists, climatologists and computational support, utilizing their expertise and the available tools and resources. During the course of the project, the incumbent will work towards the following key objectives:

      • Development of tools for the prediction of the likelihood of extremes of temperature, precipitation and streamflow on seasonal to decadal scales
      • Investigation of whether the CCCma coupled climate prediction system can usefully predict variations in the likelihood of extremes.
      • Direct estimation of extremes from coupled prediction model, applying statistical and dynamical downscaling to exploit relationships between large scale circulation and the likelihood of extremes
      • Analysis of stream flow extremes using statistical techniques to link the likelihood of an extreme with large-scale circulation, and by downscaling global model output for use as input to a hydrologic model.

      The incumbent will work closely with PCIC hydrologists and computational staff as well as the PCIC Director, and its collaborators at Environment Canada’s CCCMa. The Research Climatologist reports directly to the Director and is expected to work independently toward the project goals. PCIC is a dynamic organization and the work environment requires flexibility and a capability to adapt to a changing environment.

      Accountabilities

      • Works closely with staff at PCIC and its collaborators to complete the project objectives as described above.
      • Maintains progress reports and updates on the project development for reporting and accounting purposes
      • Develops an understanding and awareness of other PCIC projects and contributes to the development of PCIC

      Knowledge and Experience

      • A PhD in the physical sciences, preferably Atmospheric or Climate Science
      • Experience studying climate variability and seasonal climate predictions
      • Knowledge of BC climatology
      • Knowledge of statistical climatology
      • Experience working with climate models and analyzing their output
      • Knowledge and experience with hydrologic modelling with a model such as VIC or MESH would be an asset

      Skill

      • Project management and planning
      • Excellent writing skills for preparation of project reports and peer-reviewed papers
      • Excellent communications skills for working closely with team members
      • Experience with computer code languages, such as C++, R-language, IDL, MATLAB, FORTRAN, and LINUX

      Ability

      • A demonstrated ability to expand expertise by acquiring and applying knowledge in related areas such as hydrologic modelling and the analysis of extremes
      • Operate with a professional demeanor and represents PCIC outside the organization.
      • Work with team members and co-workers effectively.
      • Deal effectively with clients and stakeholders as needed.

      Start Date

        PCIC would like the successful candidate to start as soon as possible. As such, candidates will be contacted within two weeks of the closing date. A final decision will follow shortly thereafter.

      Employment period

        2.5 year term commitment, with potential for renewal.

      Weekly working hours

        Full time (37.5 hours per week)

      Pay rate

        Commensurate with education and experience

      Additional information: Address enquiries to Cassbreea Dewis, climate@uvic.ca.

      Application: Please send your application with a CV, including three professional references. Address cover letter and application to Ms. Cassbreea Dewis, climate@uvic.ca, with ATTN: Research Climatologist Position in the subject line. Please indicate whether you are legally able to work in Canada.

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    September 3, 2011
      Quest University Canada
      Foundation Program
      Full-time Faculty Position in First Nations or African Studies

      Quest University Canada seeks applicants for a full-time faculty position who can teach courses in First Nations or African Studies. The successful candidate will also teach social science courses in our Foundation Program, especially Global Perspectives and Democracy and Justice, which are required of all students. All Quest faculty are expected to be able to teach the Cornerstone and Question courses, and candidates who demonstrate the willingness and experience to teach Rhetoric will be given special consideration. We will consider candidates from Sociology, Political Science, Anthropology, Psychology, Geography and History, as well as candidates who have completed social science degrees in First Nations or African Studies. The ability and willingness to develop field-based courses is also highly desirable.

      All Quest classes are seminar-style and are limited to enrolments of fewer than 20 students. Our faculty are highly interactive and attuned to opportunities to develop interdisciplinary courses. Further details about Quest and the application procedure can be found at http://www.questu.ca/employment/faculty_openings/index.php. Applications should be sent to ssfaculty@questu.ca.

      A PhD (or equivalent) and some teaching experience is required. Although research, especially that involving undergraduates, is encouraged, those seeking a research-focused faculty position should not apply. Applications should be received by October 20, 2011; interviews for finalists will be scheduled in November and December. The start date for the position will be August 1, 2012.

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      University of Regina
      Department of Geography
      Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Human Geography

      The Department of Geography in the Faculty of Arts invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Human Geography at the level of Assistant Professor. Anticipated date of commencement is July 1, 2012.

      We seek an outstanding individual with demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and teaching within the framework of the Department’s undergraduate (BA/BSc) and graduate (MA/MSc/PhD) programs. The successful candidate must be a human geographer and have a PhD by the time of appointment, a record of scholarly publication, evidence of excellence in teaching, and show the potential to develop and independent externally funded research agenda. Candidates that have experience in teaching Urban Geography, as well as introductory level Geography courses will be advantaged.

      Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2011.

      As per instructions posted at https://urcareers.uregina.ca, application packages are to be completed online and should include a covering letter providing a statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, an current curriculum vitae and a writing sample. As well, candidates must arrange for three current letters of reference and certified degree transcripts (to be sent directly by the referee or granting institution) to:

      Dr. Richard Kleer
      Dean, Faculty of Arts
      University of Regina
      Regina, Saskatchewan
      Canada, S4S 0A2
      fax 306.585.5368

      Information about the department is available at http://www.arts.uregina.ca/geography. Our collegial department is one where individual voices are heard and where personal contributions make a difference.

      Academic enquiries may be addressed to the Department Head, Dr. Joseph Piwowar; tel. 306.585.5273; joe.piwowar@uregina.ca.

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

      The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce. Qualified diversity group members are encouraged to self-identify on their applications.

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    September 1, 2011
      University of Alberta
      Department of Resource Economics & Environmental Sociology
      Chair in Food Security and Sovereignty

      The Chair in Food Security and Sovereignty will have a well-established record of world-class research and be expected to develop a strong collaborative research program at the University of Alberta focused on issues of food security and the associated political, social, and human rights realm of food sovereignty. The Chair should develop a program of scholarship in this area that recognizes that issues of food production and distribution cannot be separated from questions about food allocation, sustainability of food production systems, governance systems and land ownership patterns, the right to food, and the rights of communities and nations to make decisions about their own food production and allocation systems.

      The Chair will be given considerable latitude to propose and develop a cohesive program of social science research that brings critical perspectives to issues of food safety and sovereignty. The Chair's research might focus on questions about the politics of food. For example, how are food prices, famines and political unrest linked in developing countries? What are the most effective governance systems for facilitating international food relief efforts? Alternatively, they could focus on social inequality dimensions of food production, distribution, and allocation. For example, how do global commodity markets, international trade arrangements and new food production technologies affect equality of food security between and within nations? The research program developed by the Chair could also examine questions about food sustainability. For example, how do farm ownership, agribusiness trends and technological innovations affect Canada's food sovereignty? Where should Alberta target its long-term food production plans, given variable market conditions, climate change, declining non-renewable resources?

      Given the inter-disciplinary nature of the field, the recruited candidate might be a sociologist, political scientist, institutional economist, human geographer or anthropologist. The individual might have a primarily international focus, or might be more engaged in researching food security and sovereignty issues at the local, provincial, or national levels.

      The Chair will have demonstrated broad interests in food security and sovereignty and will build a strong collaborative program together with existing faculty at the University of Alberta and with relevant programs throughout Alberta, as well as nationally and internationally. The appointment will be at either the Associate or Full Professor level. The successful candidate will be jointly appointed to the two Departments and will be expected to combine research with instruction, graduate student supervision, and public service.

      Contact:

      Lois Harder
      Professor and Associate Dean, Research & Graduate Studies
      Faculty of Arts
      6-33 Humanities Centre
      University of Alberta
      Edmonton, AB T6G 2E5
      Phone: 780 492 9132
      Fax: 780 492 7251
      email: lharder@ualberta.ca

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

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The Canadian Association of Geographers /
l'Association canadienne des géographes
McGill University, Burnside Hall
805 Sherbrooke St. West, Room 425
Montréal, Québec H3A 2K6, Canada
Phone/Téléphone: (514)398-4946
Fax: (514)398-7437
Email: cag@felix.geog.mcgill.ca


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