The Canadian Association of Geographers
l'Association canadienne des géographes

CAGLIST JOB POSTINGS ARCHIVE #8

    March 19, 2007
      Athabasca University
        Learning Services
        Individualized Study Tutor - Canadian Urban Development

        Athabasca University’s Learning Services – Tutorial department is seeking an individualized study tutor for the following course(s):

        GEOG 310: Canadian Urban Development

        Qualifications required: Minimum of a Master's degree (Ph.D. preferred) in Geography, Planning or Environmental Studies, or a related discipline, with a focus on urban geography or urban studies. Teaching experience at a post-secondary level is required and familiarity with distance education would be an asset.

        Along with relevant academic credentials as mentioned above, the position requires excellent communication, organizational, administration, and computer skills. The successful candidate should have demonstrated ability to maintain a high academic standard, keep accurate student records, and return students' work promptly. Candidates shroud have own or have access to a computer, modem, and printer that is capable of communicating with the university and students and of running any applications required to perform tutorial support. Athabasca University develops and maintains an environment that supports equitable working conditions for members of groups traditional under-representing in universities.All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, those candidates who are able to work from Alberta will be given priority.

        Further information about this position may be obtained from Lorelei Hanson via e-mail: lorele.hanson@athabascau.ca

        Applicants should forward a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees by March 31, 2007 quoting competition LST 648. Please send your applications to:

        Learning Services - Tutorial
        Athabasca University
        1 University Drive
        Athabasca, AB T9S 3A3
        or by e-mail to:lstresume@athabascau.ca

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    February 13, 2007
      Université du Québec à Chicoutimi
        Département des Sciences Humaines
        Professeur régulier en coopération internationale

        Le département des sciences humaines de l’Université du Québec à Chicoutimi est à la recherche d’un professeur* en coopération internationale avec spécialisation en géographie du développement.

        Exigences:Le candidat devra posséder un doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline connexe avec maîtrise et baccalauréat en géographie.

        Le candidat devra :

        • avoir de l’expérience pratique en coopération internationale;
        • avoir de l’expérience de recherche attestée par des publications, des conférences ou des participations à des colloques nationaux et internationaux;
        • avoir de l’expérience en enseignement universitaire;
        • démontrer de la polyvalence et une capacité à travailler en équipe ;
        • faire la démonstration de la qualité de ses enseignements et de sa capacité d’enseigner aux trois cycles universitaires;
        • faire la démonstration de sa connaissance de la langue française écrite et parlée.

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

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

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

        Entrée en fonction: 1 août 2007

        Modalités générales: Conformément aux exigences relatives à l'immigration au Canada, ce poste est offert prioritairement aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents.

        Toute candidature sera traitée confidentiellement. Les personnes intéressées doivent faire parvenir leur curriculum vitae complet contenant des photocopies de diplômes, de même que trois (3) lettres de recommandation en spécifiant bien le numéro du concours, sur support papier seulement, avant 17h00 le 23 février 2007, à l'adresse suivante:

        M. Stéphane Aubin
        Doyen de la gestion académique
        555, boul. Université
        Chicoutimi, Québec G7H 2B1
        Téléphone: 418-545-5011 poste 5628; Télécopieur: 418-545-5427

        * Le masculin est utilisé à titre épicène

        * L’UQAC souscrit aux principes d’équité en matière d’emploi

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    February 7, 2007
      Kwantlen University College
        Department of Geography and Geology
        Two Part-Time Faculty in Human Geography

        The Department of Geography and Geology is seeking two part-time faculty on one year contracts [non-regular Type 2] in Human Geography with a background in either of the following areas: [a] any two of Regional, Economic, Environment and Resources, and Data analysis or [b] GIS and any one of Regional, Economic, and Environment and Resources. Candidates should have an outstanding teaching record and level of skills, a good record of research, and a commitment to the development of the department.

        We take great pride in our student-centered approach to learning. Our faculty are experts in their fields with a passion for teaching. The Department of Geography and Geology has 9 full time faculty with expertise in many areas of the discipline including economic, urban, cultural, environment and resources, human ecology, migration and population, social and political geography, along with earth science, climatology, hydrology, and GIS and other quantitative and qualitative methods. We currently offer AA programs in both Arts and Science, and are in the process of developing a BA Minor in Geography to complement the many degree programs at Kwantlen. We offer a truly exceptional work environment that includes small lecture classes (35 students) and seminar classes (25 students), a culture of collegiality, and a junior faculty mentorship program.

        Our university degrees and applied credentials successfully meet the evolving needs of regional and global markets. Our degrees set new standards for collaboration with faculty, workplace experience and undergraduate research. Kwantlen's Office of Research and Scholarship and four research institutes support faculty and students in their efforts to produce innovative research relevant to the communities that we serve. To support our growth, the Surrey campus has undergone a thirty-six million dollar expansion. Kwantlen University College offers a unique regional university environment serving the diverse and beautiful communities of Surrey, Richmond, Langley, and Cloverdale. Our location in the greater Vancouver area means you will be working and living in one of the most desirable cities in the world.

        Requirements: A Master's Degree is required, and a PhD in Geography is preferred, for non-regular faculty positions.

        A complete application includes a current curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, a teaching portfolio (minimum 4 pages), and a list of at least three referees. When applying, please quote competition number by March 16, 2007 to:

        Human Resource Services
        Kwantlen University College
        13479 77 Avenue
        Surrey, BC V3W 6Y3
        Fax: 604-599-2111 or email to employ@kwantlen.ca.

        Information about salary and benefits is available from human resources. Information about Kwantlen can be found at our website: www.kwantlen.ca.

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

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    February 4, 2007
      Thompson Rivers University
        Endowed Research Chair in Resource Management and Environmental Economics
        Beef Cattle Industry Sustainability

        Thompson Rivers University (http://www.tru.ca) seeks a dynamic research Chair to address the socio-economic, resource, management and regulatory issues related to developing progressive and innovative strategies and practices promoting the long term environmental and economic sustainability of the beef cattle industry of British Columbia’s southern semi-arid rangelands. The Chair will develop an applied research program to inform the decisions faced by individuals, communities and governments. Areas of inquiry may include such issues as rangeland and watershed management practices and stewardship, regulatory policies, grazing and water rights, conventional and diversified livestock grazing and husbandry strategies, and the effectiveness and implementation of best-management practices. The Chair is expected to work collaboratively with other specialists and practitioners, from an area of individual specialization related but not limited to resource/environmental/agricultural economics, socio-economic/resource geography, and/or integrated land management planning.

        The Chair will be joining five Canada Research Chairs, several endowed chairs, and research-oriented faculty members working in an environment that encourages interdisciplinary research and enhanced links between the university and industry, non-governmental agencies, government agencies and Aboriginal communities.

        You must possess the creativity and passion to be a leader in your field, and hold a Ph. D. The appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level and is subject to review by the Leading Edge Endowment Fund. Reduced teaching and administrative loads allow for a primary focus on leading edge research and extension activities related to the Cattle Industry.

        Thompson Rivers University (TRU) has a strong history and culture of infusing research as part of the student experience, and is committed to increasing its capacity in research and graduate studies. Located in the interior region of British Columbia, in the thriving City of Kamloops, TRU enjoys and cultivates strong ties with the communities and people it serves, including regional campuses and a new campus location at Williams Lake. Kamloops is home to regional offices of the Ministries of Forests and Range, Environment, and the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Research Branch Prairie, the latter being a unique research station featuring a wet chemistry laboratory, 1,100+ acres of deeded land along with 11,000 acres of land for grazing trials. Other resources include head offices for the BC Cattlemen’s Association, the British Columbia Grassland Conservation Council, the Kamloops Water Quality and Research Centre, and at TRU, a complete trades infrastructure, a major Community-University Research Alliance, and the only Retail Meat Processing & Manufacturing Program the province.

        Application Process:

        Interested applicants should send curriculum vitae, quoting Competition #07-012, with examples of research contributions, and names and contact information for three referees via mail to:

        Dr. Nancy Van Wagoner, Associate Vice President
        Research and Graduate Studies
        Thompson Rivers University
        Box 3010, 900 McGill Rd.
        Kamloops British Columbia, Canada V2C 5N3
        or via fax to:(250) 371-5821
        or via e-mail to: nvanwagoner@tru.ca

        Applications will be reviewed beginning March 1, 2007, and continue until the successful nominee is identified.

        Applicants from Canada and elsewhere are encouraged. TRU hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified candidates but strongly encourage applications from women and persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

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    January 31, 2007
      University of Waterloo
        School of Planning and the Department of Health Studies and Gerontology
        Tenured or Tenure Stream in Planning Aspects of Public Health

        The School of Planning and the Department of Health Studies and Gerontology at the University of Waterloo invite applications for a faculty position (tenured or tenure-track) in a discipline relevant to the planning aspects of public health. This position will support the university's new Master of Public Health (MPH) program, as well as the thesis-based Masters and Doctoral research programs in Health Studies and Planning.

        Suitable academic disciplines will include community or population epidemiology, medical/health geography, demography, public health, and other relevant disciplines with a strong quantitative orientation to public health problems, such as the health impacts of the built environment, land use planning, and associated human activity patterns. Candidates with a demonstrated background and research record in demographic analysis or in spatial-temporal analysis of public health problems (e.g. GIS methods, spatial epidemiology, or public health informatics) are especially encouraged to apply.

        The University of Waterloo has recently initiated a significant expansion in teaching and research within the area of public health, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. At the graduate level, a new Master of Public Health (MPH) program has been developed within the Faculty of Applied Health Sciences to complement existing research-oriented MSc and PhD programs. Having received formal approval from the Province of Ontario, the MPH program will begin offering courses to its initial class of students starting in August 2007. It is anticipated that the MPH program will grow to a total enrolment of up to 100 students by the end of the decade.

        The successful candidate will be located in the School of Planning and hold a joint appointment with the Department of Health Studies and Gerontology. Teaching and mentorship components of the MPH program will comprise a significant portion of the applicant's duties. Working within a normal teaching load limit, additional duties will consist of undergraduate and graduate teaching in both academic units, including the supervision of MSc and PhD students, and the development/continuation of an independent research program in the public health field.

        Although an appointment at the Assistant/Associate Professor level is anticipated, applicants at the Full Professor level with exceptional records will be given serious consideration. Applicants should have a demonstrated interest for research in one or more areas that complement those represented among the epidemiologists and biostatisticians participating in the MPH program. Excellent teaching and communication skills are also essential. The effective date is expected to be July 1, 2007 but early or later appointments are also possible if warranted. The closing date for applications is February 15, 2007.

        Please submit a curriculum vitae, and arrange for at least three letters of reference to be sent directly to:

        Professor Murray Haight
        Director, School of Planning
        University of Waterloo
        Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1, Canada

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

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    January 19, 2007
      McMaster University
        School of Geography and Earth Sciences
        Teaching-Track Appointment in Environmental Science/Studies

        The School of Geography and Earth Sciences (SGES) at McMaster University invites applications for a teaching-track appointment in environmental science/studies beginning July 1, 2007. The appointment will be for a three-year period, renewable for a further three years (subject to an academic assessment). During the second term, the appointee will be eligible to be considered for a permanent teaching appointment based on demonstrated excellence as a teacher and an educator. Teaching professorships are positions devoted primarily to educational programs within the academic environment, including but not necessarily limited to classroom interaction, creation and/or enhancement of inclusive learning cultures and instructional innovation. With agreement of the School Director, a research component may be added to the successful candidate’s portfolio of activities. Candidates are encouraged to visit the following websites for details of Teaching Professorships, for terms and conditions of employment at McMaster and SGES’s activities:

        http://www.mcmaster.ca/univsec/mtgdocs/board/B_MTG_061214.pdf, item 12A
        http://www.science.mcmaster.ca/geo/

        SGES seeks an inspiring teacher to lead and further develop its introductory environment science/studies programs. The successful candidate will hold a PhD (or be ABD) in an environmental science/studies or earth science discipline. SGES is based in the Faculties of Science and Social Sciences and its environmental programs cater for both sets of students. Candidates must however be knowledgeable of the science-base of environmental issues and problems.

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

        Applicants should send a cover letter with a copy of their curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy (max. 5 pp.), evidence of teaching effectiveness and a summary of research interest and activities (max. 2 pp.). Copies of teaching programs and approaches of instruction developed by the candidate may be appended. Please provide contact information for three referees (address, phone number and e-mail). All materials should be sent to the Chair of the search committee by March 31, 2007. Electronic applications will NOT be accepted.

        Dr. John Eyles
        Chair, Search Committee
        School of Geography and Earth Sciences
        Burke Science Building, room 235
        McMaster University
        1280 Main Street West
        Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
        Tel: (905) 525-9140, ext. 23152
        Fax: (905) 546-0463
        Email: eyles@mcmaster.ca

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    January 16, 2007
      Lakehead University
        School of Outdoor Recreation Parks, and Tourism
        Tenure-track position in Outdoor Recreation

        Located on the northwestern shore of Lake Superior, Lakehead University is home to the School of Outdoor Recreation Parks, and Tourism. Set in the culturally diverse and naturally attractive Canadian Precambrian Shield, Lakehead University and the City of Thunder Bay offer unique personal and professional opportunities.

        The School offers an Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation program, a Master's of Environmental Studies program and is seeking approval from the University for an Honours Bachelor of Environmental Studies in Parks and Tourism.

        Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at a rank commensurate with experience and qualifications to commence August 1, 2007, or as soon as possible thereafter.

        Applicants for this position must demonstrate a substantial academic record in the broad field of outdoor recreation, with a specialization in outdoor leadership, a strong record of teaching, research and administration and a completed Ph.D. In addition, applicants should have demonstrated experience in supervising graduate students, in attracting research funding and in curriculum development.

        The successful candidate will have the opportunity to assume a leadership role in the Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation program and will play a major role in its revision.

        Further information about programs, faculty members and staff in the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism is available at outdoorrec.lakeheadu.ca or can be obtained by contacting the Director of the School, Dr. Margaret Johnston (807-343-8377).

        Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, re-prints and pre-prints of publications and the names and addresses of three referees to:

        Dr. Laurie Hayes
        Vice-President (Academic) and Provost
        Lakehead University
        955 Oliver Road
        Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1, Canada

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Lakehead University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, individuals within visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

        A completed Confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status must accompany each application. This form is available on the Lakehead University website at http://www.lakeheadu.ca/~humanres/forms.html . Review of applications will begin on February 19, 2007 and will continue until the position is filled. This is a re-advertisement. Previous applicants may apply.

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    January 15, 2007
      University of Alberta
        Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
        Tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in Human Geography with specialization in Urban Economic Geography

        The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Human Geography with specialization in Urban Economic Geography or a closely related field.

        The successful candidate is expected to establish a productive research program in the field of Urban Economic Geography and to maintain a research profile commensurate with employment in a research-intensive department located within the Faculty of Science. Candidates must have the ability to conduct independent and collaborative research programs that include the supervision of Masters and Doctoral candidates and interaction with other faculty members who are engaged in related research programs, as well as teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Geography.

        The University of Alberta, one of Canada's largest research universities, is situated in Edmonton, a metropolitan area of over one million with a vibrant research community and an excellent standard of living. The Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences offers a major and minor program in Human Geography with an undergraduate Honours program currently in development. Existing research interests in the Human Geography group include environmental hazards, rural and urban geography, environment and health, leisure, and environmental management.

        Qualified candidates must hold a PhD at the time of appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience. The University of Alberta offers competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package.

        The application package should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of current research interests and plans for future research, as well as a teaching dossier (2-3 pages). Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to accompany their application. All documents should be sent to:

        Dr Martin Sharp, Chair
        Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
        1-26 Earth Science Building
        University of Alberta
        Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2E3

        The closing date for applications is February 16, 2007 or until a suitable candidate is found. The start date for this position is July 1, 2007 or as soon as possible thereafter. Electronic applications will not be accepted.

        For more information about the Department and the University of Alberta, please see the Department's web page: http://www.ualberta.ca/EAS.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens 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 11, 2007
      Malaspina University-College
        Department of Geography
        University-College Professor in Natural Resource Management, Research Methods and Geographic Techniques.
        Competition No. 06-4120 ( http://www.mala.ca/HumanResources/postings/posting.asp?comp_no=06-4120)
        (Base funded) Regular Full-time, August 1, 2007

        Malaspina University-College offers a BA Major and Minor in Geography and a BSc Minor in Geography. The Department invites applications from candidates with specialities in natural resource management, research methods and geographic techniques.

        The successful candidate must demonstrate an ability to teach lower-level courses in environmental geography, spatial analysis, statistical methods in geography, and economic geography and/or upper-level courses in research methods in geography, natural resource management, and field studies in geography.

        Candidates must demonstrate a commitment to teaching, learning, and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will be expected to participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including field trips, field schools, student advising and departmental and institutional committee meetings. The successful applicant will be expected to participate in scholarly activities both within and outside the institution.

        Applicants should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier or statement of teaching philosophy, along with the names of at least three academic or professional referees.

        Qualifications

        • Required: PhD in Geography or a related discipline, completed or nearly completed, from an appropriately accredited institution. Experience teaching geographic techniques, research methods, and natural resource management at the post-secondary level. Field studies experience an asset. Profile of scholarly activity and/or professional development.
        • Preferred: PhD from an appropriately accredited institution.

        Posting Period: 1:00 pm Thursday December 14, 2006 - 1:00 pm Thursday February 8, 2007

        Malaspina University-College regrets that only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.

        Employment Equity: At Malaspina University-College we embrace the principle of employment equity and encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and persons of First Nations heritage.

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      Malaspina University-College
        Department of Geography
        Geography Instructor (Leave Replacement)
        Competition No. 06-4121 ( http://www.mala.ca/HumanResources/postings/posting.asp?comp_no=06-4121)
        (Base funded) Leave Replacement Temporary Full-time (One and a half full-time positions)
        August 13 up to December 28, 2007 January 7 up to May 23, 2008

        Malaspina University-College offers a BA Major and Minor in Geography and a BSc Minor in Geography.

        The Department invites applications from candidates who are prepared to deliver any combination of the following introductory geography courses: World regional geography, environmental geography, earth environments, atmospheric environments, spatial analysis, statistical methods in grography, and economic geography and/or upper-level courses in research methods in geography, GIS, remote sensing, climatology, biogeography, natural resource management, and field studies in geography.

        Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning, and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

        Applicants should send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier or statement of teaching philosophy, along with the names of at least three academic or professional referees.

        Qualifications

        • Required: Minimum- Master's Degree in Geography, or a related discipline, from an appropriately accredited institution. Teaching experience at the post-secondary level.

        • Preferred: PhD, completed or near completion, from an appropriately accredited institution.

        Posting Period: 1:00 pm Thursday December 14, 2006 - 1:00 pm Thursday February 8, 2007

        Malaspina University-College regrets that only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.

        Employment Equity: At Malaspina University-College we embrace the principle of employment equity and encourage applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and persons of First Nations heritage.

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      Mount Royal College
        Department of Earth Sciences
        Full-time Tenure-Track Position in Geography

        The Department of Earth Sciences invites applications for a full-time tenure track position in Geography which will commence August 15, 2007, subject to final budgetary approval. The College is seeking candidates with a commitment to teaching and learning. It provides the opportunity for research, scholarly pursuits, service and initiatives related to the integration of technology and learning.

        The Department of Earth Sciences currently teaches university transfer courses and is seeking approval for university degree programs. The successful applicant must be able to teach an introductory course in human and/or physical geography as well as senior courses for new degree programs. The ability to teach a regional course and/or a senior course in either Geographic Information Systems or Remote Sensing would be an asset.

        A Ph.D. in Geography is preferred although forthcoming completion of a Ph.D. will be considered. A complete dossier including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three (3) references, and evidence of teaching excellence should be submitted quoting competition # WS5829AB.

        For further information about the position, contact:

        Dr. Barbara McNicol, Chair, Department of Earth Sciences at (403) 440-6175 or email bmcnicol@mtroyal.ca

        Submit your application package to:
        Mount Royal College
        Department Of Human Resources
        4825 Mount Royal Gate S.W.
        Calgary, Alberta T3E 6K6

        or by E-mail: webapply@mtroyal.ca. If applying by email, please send your resume as an attachment, in either .doc or .rtf formats (only). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted and all applications previous to this listing will be included. Closing Date is March 07, 2007.

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    December 20, 2006
      University of Guelph
        Department of Geography
        Assistant Professor of Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems

        The Department of Geography at the University of Guelph invites applications for a tenure-track position in Remote Sensing and Geographic Information Systems at the Assistant Professor Level. The successful candidate must have a PhD in Geography or related discipline by the commencement of the appointment. The candidate should have a strong natural science background with an expertise in the application of Remote Sensing, GIS and spatial analysis to geographical problems. The Department currently plays a leadership role on campus in the training of undergraduate and graduate students in Remote Sensing and GIS. The appointee will be expected to enhance undergraduate and graduate training in Remote Sensing and GIS and to develop new initiatives. Expertise in Environmental Modelling is an asset. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong externally funded research program that complements existing research interests in the Department and to advise graduate students. The position will commence July 1, 2007.

        An application, including statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names of three referees, should be submitted in writing (no electronic applications will be accepted) no later than March 9, 2007 to:

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

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

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

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

        Appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

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    December 12, 2006
      Université de Moncton, Campus de Moncton
        Professeure ou Professeur en Géographie

        Secteur: Département d'histoire et de géographie, Faculté des arts et des sciences sociales

        Entrée en fonction: Le 1er juillet 2007

        Fonction et information générale: Information générale : Il s’agit d’un poste régulier menant à la permanence d’emploi, à combler au rang d’adjoint ou d’adjointe à compter du 1er juillet 2007. Ce poste est rattaché au Département d’histoire et de géographie de la Faculté des arts et des sciences sociales.

        Fonctions: Dans le cadre des fonctions universitaires d’enseignement, de recherche et de services à la collectivité, la personne qui occupera ce poste sera une ou un géographe spécialiste en aménagement du territoire ou en développement régional appliqué au contexte nord-américain, particulièrement en milieu maritime. Dans un milieu où le travail d’équipe est essentiel, la personne retenue devra assurer les fonctions d’enseignement et d’encadrement rattachées aux programmes de premier cycle en géographie, incluant la direction de mémoires de baccalauréat. La charge de travail comprend également la participation de la candidate ou du candidat à la contribution du Département dans le programme de maîtrise en études de l’environnement.

        Formation: Vous possédez un diplôme de premier cycle en géographie et un doctorat en géographie (ou dans une discipline connexe). Vous maîtrisez également les méthodes quantitatives, les systèmes d’information géographie (S.I.G.) et les méthodes de recherche contemporaines, et possédez de l’expérience en enseignement universitaire. Vous avez à votre actif un dossier de réalisations en recherche dans ce champ d’expertise. Une capacité à obtenir du financement externe de recherche et une possibilité de collaboration ou d’intégration aux équipes de chercheures et chercheurs de l’Université de Moncton (Chaire d’études K.-C.-Irving en développement durable, Institut de recherche sur les zones côtières, Institut canadien de recherche en politiques et administration publiques, etc.) sont souhaitables. La maîtrise de la langue française, tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit, est essentielle.

        Particularités: L’Université de Moncton, fondée en 1963, est un établissement d’études supérieures de langue française en milieu acadien, regroupant trois constituantes situées dans les régions les plus francophones du Nouveau-Brunswick, soit à Edmundston, à Moncton et à Shippagan.

        L’Université de Moncton souscrit à l’équité en matière d’emploi et encourage les candidatures de toute personne qualifiée, femme ou homme, y compris les autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les membres des minorités visibles. Conformément aux exigences relatives à l’immigration, ce concours s’adresse en priorité aux citoyennes et citoyens canadiens ainsi qu’aux personnes ayant obtenu le droit d’établissement au Canada.

        Les personnes intéressées à postuler sont priées de faire parvenir un dossier complet incluant un curriculum vitae détaillé, une copie des relevés des études universitaires et des diplômes obtenus, un texte décrivant les projets de recherche actuels et futurs et, aux fins de référence, trois lettres de recommandations confidentielles qui doivent être envoyées directement. Faire parvenir le tout à Madame Isabelle McKee-Allain, Ph.D., doyenne, Faculté des arts et des sciences sociales, Université de Moncton, Campus de Moncton, Moncton (N.-B.) E1A 3E9.

        Salaire: Le traitement annuel est établi selon la formation et l’expérience. Les critères servant à établir le rang professoral et le traitement annuel sont régis par la convention collective.

        Fermeture du concours: Le 15 janvier 2007

        Personne ressource: Madame Isabelle McKee-Allain, Ph.D., doyenne, Faculté des arts et des sciences sociales
        No. de téléphone: (506) 858-4018
        Courriel: mckee-ai@umoncton.ca
        No. de télécopieur: (506) 858-4166

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    December 10, 2006
      Canadian Mennonite University
        Tenure-track faculty position in Social Sciences

        CMU is inviting applications for a tenure-track position in Social Science. The appointment is slated to begin August, 2007, subject to final budgetary approval. Rank commensurate with qualifications and expertise.

        Candidates should hold a Ph.D. or be ABD, and have expertise in one of the following areas: Sociology, Human Geography, Cultural Anthropology, Psychology.

        CMU is seeking to enhance its faculty complement in a growing interdisciplinary program; current areas of faculty expertise include Psychology, Political Studies, International Development Studies, and Peace and Conflict Transformation Studies.

        For more information, please contact Dr. Gordon Zerbe, V.P. and Academic Dean, at gzerbe@cmu.ca.

        CMU is committed to equity in employment. All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

        CMU seeks candidates who have a commitment to the Christian faith, the church, and the mission of CMU, and who have a passion for excellence in teaching and research. CMU expects that all faculty members will commit themselves to a process of careful and deliberate reflection, individually and collectively, on how their faith, values, or worldview interact with scholarship and pedagogy.

        Processing of applications will begin on January 15, 2007.

        Applications comprised of a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references should be submitted to:

        Director of Human Resources
        Canadian Mennonite University
        500 Shaftesbury Blvd.
        Winnipeg, MB R3P 2N2
        or emailed to swarkentin@cmu.ca

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    December 4, 2006
      Brock University
        Department of Geography
        Tenure-track Position in Social or Cultural Geography

        The Department of Geography at Brock University invites applications for a probationary tenure-track appointment in social or cultural geography with a public policy perspective. Knowledge of GIS and/or quantitative techniques would be an advantage.

        The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2007 and subject to final budgetary approval. A recently completed Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline is preferred, although applicants without a completed Ph.D. will be considered for an appointment at the rank of Lecturer. The successful candidate will be expected to be engaged in independent research and scholarly activity, to demonstrate teaching competency, to supervise individual students, to participate in the affairs of the department and to contribute to the department's human geography program.

        Applicants should submit by January 31, 2007 a letter of application outlining teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, three confidential letters of reference, and two reprints/preprints of published work to:

        Dr. Hugh Gayler
        Chair, Department of Geography
        Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1
        Fax: 905-688-6369; e-mail geography@brocku.ca

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is committed to a positive action policy aimed at reducing gender imbalance in faculty; qualified women and men are equally encouraged to apply. More information on Brock University and the Geography Department can be found on the University's website: www.Brocku.ca/

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    November 22, 2006
      Kwantlen University College
        Department of Geography
        Physical Geography Instructor - Competition Number 06-88

        The Geography Department at Kwantlen University College is inviting applications for a one year full-time non regular type 2 position in Physical Geography for September 1, 2007. Expertise and ability in two or more of the following areas is required: Introduction to Physical Geography; Geomorphology; Global Environmental Issues. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD.

        Please submit your curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, copies of transcripts of all degrees, and the names of two referees, quoting competition number to:

        Human Resource Services
        Kwantlen University College
        13479 77 Avenue
        Surrey, B.C. V3W 6Y3
        Fax (604) 599-2111 or email to employ@kwantlen.ca.

        Incomplete applications will not be considered. The committee will begin reviewing applications on January 8, 2007.

        No telephone enquiries please.

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

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      Quest University Canada
        Full-Time Faculty position: Economic Geographer

        Quest University Canada is a small, residential liberal arts and sciences university which will admit its inaugural class in fall, 2007. Situated in Squamish, British Columbia, the ‘Outdoor Recreation Capital of Canada,’ the University’s new campus commands a spectacular view of the ocean below and the mountains above.

        Quest University Canada is looking for a full-time Economic Geographer committed to teaching in an intimate, international and interdisciplinary undergraduate liberal arts setting. The successful candidate will demonstrate flexibility and excellence in undergraduate teaching and in the development of interdisciplinary, introductory courses for non-majors. In addition, the successful candidate should be capable of teaching topics in economics, especially introductory and intermediate micro and macro economics as well as international economic geography. Other duties include student advising, recruitment and university service. Rank and research field open. PhD required or in hand by the beginning of the contract date.

        Deadline for receipt of applications is December 15, 2006 or until the position is filled.

        Please visit the administration/human resources page at http://www.questu.ca for information about our spectacular new campus, faculty profile and application process.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Quest University respects and encourages diversity. We thank all applicants who will apply, but only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Applications and nominations may be directed, in confidence, to the address below:

        Human Resources
        Quest University Canada
        P.O. Box 760
        Garibaldi Highlands, B.C.
        Canada, V0N 1T0
        Or email to: hr@questu.ca

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    November 15, 2006
      University of Lethbridge
        Department of Geography
        Tenure-track Position in Geomorphology

        The Department of Geography at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a probationary (tenure-track) position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin 1 July 2007, subject to budgetary approval.

        A Ph.D. is required (or near completion) in Geography or a related discipline with a specialization in Geomorphology. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a continuing research program and to seek external research funding. New faculty members are eligible for University of Lethbridge start-up funds in support of research and scholarly activities.

        We are seeking a broadly trained Geomorphologist with a strong research program or outstanding scholarly potential, and the ability to offer introductory, intermediate and advanced courses in Geomorphology, as well as introductory courses is Geography. The capability to offer some combination of courses in Physical Geology, Quaternary Geology, and Field Techniques would be assets.

        The Geography Department has an enthusiastic group of faculty members that includes physical and human geographers, environmental scientists and archaeologists with diverse and active research programs. Undergraduate majors in Geography have the opportunity to include a “Concentration in Geographical Information Science” in their programs. Faculty are also actively involved in multidisciplinary majors in Archaeology and Geography, Computer Science and GIS, Remote Sensing, Agricultural Studies, Urban and Regional Studies and Canadian Studies. The department has an established graduate program, and is well equipped for research.

        Located in southern Alberta, near the Rocky Mountains, Lethbridge offers a sunny, dry climate which 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. Our focus on liberal education, selected professional programs, smaller classes, co-op placements and involvement of students in faculty research provides the very best education available. 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/fas/geo.

        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 current curriculum vitae, transcripts, teaching evaluations, up to five publication offprints, and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests (all materials in hard copy; electronic submissions will not be accepted). Send this material, and arrange to have three letters of reference from scholars in the field sent directly to:

        Dr. Ivan Townshend
        Chair, Department of Geography
        University of Lethbridge
        4401 University Drive
        Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 3M4
        Telephone: (403) 329-2225, Fax: (403) 329-2016, e-mail: towni0@uleth.ca

        The closing date for applications is January 31, 2007.

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      University of Lethbridge
        Department of Geography
        Tenure-track Position in Environmental Science

        The Department of Geography at the University of Lethbridge invites applications for a probationary (tenure-track) position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin 1 July 2007, subject to budgetary approval.

        A Ph.D. is required (or near completion) in Environmental Science, Geography, or a related discipline. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a continuing research program and to seek external research funding. New faculty members are eligible for University of Lethbridge start-up funds in support of research and scholarly activities.

        We are seeking an Environmental Scientist with a strong research program or outstanding scholarly potential, and the ability to offer introductory, intermediate and advanced courses in Environmental Science, as well as introductory courses in Geography. Potential for research participation in water-related or climate modeling projects would also be an asset.

        The multidisciplinary Environmental Science program at the University of Lethbridge is shared between the Departments of Geography and Biological Sciences and applicants will be expected to contribute to the administration and coordination of the program. This appointment will be in the Geography Department which has an enthusiastic group of faculty members that includes physical and human geographers, environmental scientists and archaeologists with diverse and active research programs. Undergraduate majors in Geography and Environmental Science have the opportunity to include a “Concentration in Geographical Information Science” in their programs. Faculty are also actively involved in multidisciplinary majors in Archaeology and Geography, Computer Science and GIS, Remote Sensing, Agricultural Studies, Urban and Regional Studies and Canadian Studies. The department has an established graduate program, and is well equipped for research.

        Located in southern Alberta, near the Rocky Mountains, Lethbridge offers a sunny, dry climate which 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. Our focus on liberal education, selected professional programs, smaller classes, co-op placements and involvement of students in faculty research provides the very best education available. The University of Lethbridge aspires to hire individuals who have demonstrated considerable potential for excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. The University is an equal opportunity employer and offers a non-smoking environment. 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/fas/geo.

        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 current curriculum vitae, transcripts, teaching evaluations, up to five publication offprints, and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests (all materials in hard copy; electronic submissions will not be accepted). Send this material, and arrange to have three letters of reference from scholars in the field sent directly to:

        Dr. Ivan Townshend
        Chair, Department of Geography
        University of Lethbridge
        4401 University Drive
        Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 3M4
        Telephone: (403) 329-2225, Fax: (403) 329-2016, e-mail: towni0@uleth.ca

        The closing date for applications is January 31, 2007.

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    November 13, 2006
      University of Toronto-Scarborough
        Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences
        Tenure-track Position in Environmental Science

        The Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences (DPES) at the University of Toronto Scarborough invite applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Environmental Science. The successful candidate will be expected to play an active role in both our teaching and research programs. Information about DPES can be found at: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~physsci/ and http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci/programs/int_dev_studies.html.

        Applicants must have a PhD with a specialization in earth surface processes, particularly as they relate to environmental issues. The transport, sequestering and transformation of contaminants or nutrients in surface and near-surface environments is a strong research and teaching emphasis in DPES. The ideal candidate will therefore have expertise in field-based, experimental research on watershed processes, including surface and near-surface aqueous transport. An ability to numerically model the results obtained from field experiments or to exploit GIS techniques would be an advantage. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research.

        A strong commitment to teaching and curriculum development related to the environment is essential. He/she will be expected to teach in the undergraduate physical and environmental science programs and in the Master of Environmental Science Program at UTSC. Details of this program can be found at: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~envsci/menvsci/ . Development of a strong externally funded research program and the supervision of M.Sc. and Ph.D. graduate students will be essential.

        The salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

        Applicants are asked to send a letter of application including a current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, a selection of research publications and a proposed five-year research plan. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to the department. Applications and reference letters may be sent electronically to watershed@utsc.utoronto.ca or as paper copy to:

        Ms. Patricia Woodcock
        Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences
        University of Toronto-Scarborough
        1265 Military Trail
        Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4

        Applications should be received by January 17, 2007. Ideally, the appointment will commence July 1, 2007. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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    January 5, 2007(revised)
      University of Waterloo
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Junior Chair in Environmental Policy and Sustainable Energy

        The University of Waterloo invites applications for a position in environmental policy and sustainable energy. The successful candidate will be appointed at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (for an exceptional and appropriately experienced candidate) in one of the three academic units in the Faculty of Environmental Studies. The ability to contribute to one or more faculty-level programs would also be an asset. More information about the Faculty of Environmental Studies may be found at http://www.fes.uwaterloo.ca.

        Applicants should have research expertise in the social, economic, political and/or behavioural aspects of sustainable energy (for example, renewable energy or conservation and demand management). Applicants should also have an interest in placing their research expertise and activities within a broader interdisciplinary setting that examines the technical, social and policy elements of energy systems in an integrated manner. Applicants should have a Ph.D., a demonstrated record of excellence in research in environmental policy and sustainable energy and the potential to develop a nationally- and internationally-recognized interdisciplinary research program.

        This position will add to the existing expertise at the University of Waterloo in areas related to sustainable energy. A senior Ontario Research Chair in ‘Environmental Policy and Renewable Energy’ was recently established. The Faculty of Environmental Studies has significant ongoing research on sustainable energy, including residential energy efficiency, ‘green power’ and conservation and demand management strategies.

        Applications must include: i) a curriculum vitae and the names (with contact information) of four referees; ii) a research statement outlining the applicant’s approach and specific plans; and iii) a teaching portfolio summarizing the applicant’s relevant experience and teaching philosophy. The first stage in the review of applicants will be based on the application documents. Referees will be contacted for those being considered in the second stage of the review. Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2007; however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

        Applications should be sent to:

        Dr. Ian Rowlands
        Chair, Faculty Search Committee (Environmental Policy and Sustainable Energy)
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        University of Waterloo
        Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
        Email: irowland@fes.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. This appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

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    November 2, 2006
      Algoma University College
        Department of Geography/ Geology
        Tenure-track Appointment in Urban Geography, GIS/ Remote Sensing, and/or Health Geography.

        The Department of Geography/ Geology at Algoma University College, an affiliate of Laurentian University, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the entry level, beginning July 1, 2007. The successful candidate must have a completed Ph.D. or be A.B.D., display potential for research and undergraduate teaching, and possess expertise in Urban Geography, GIS/ Remote Sensing, and/or Health Geography. A lso desirable are the ability to teach Population and Migration Studies, Quantitative methods, Political Geography, and Recreation and Tourism. Demonstrated ability to develop an independent research program and secure external research funding is an asset.

        Interested candidates should forward a letter of application, a Curriculum Vitae, sample publications, a statement of their teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation from academic references (one of whom must be the most recent immediate supervisor) to:

        Dr. Arthur Perlini
        Academic Dean, Algoma University College
        1520 Queen Street East
        Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, P6A 2G4

        or dean@auc.ca by December 31, 2006 or until the position is filled. The position is subject to budgetary approval.

        The university web site (www.algomau.ca) offers a good introduction to Algoma University College. We are a growing liberal arts and sciences institution, with special indigenous partnerships, committed to creating an environment of success for all students.

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    November 2, 2006
      University of Alberta, Augustana Faculty
        Department of Science
        Assistant Professor in Environmental Science/Studies

        As part of a dynamic, multi-year program of renewal and growth at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus, the Department of Science invites applications for a tenure-track position in Environmental Science/Studies. This position is one of several being advertised in the current year with the expectation that several appointments will be made, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2007.

        The successful candidate will contribute to two interdisciplinary programs, a B.Sc. in Environmental Science and a B.A. in Environmental Studies. Candidates should be able to teach GIS, statistics, and senior courses in a specialty area. Ability to teach related environmental courses (e.g., resource management, freshwater systems, field methods, history, or politics) would be an asset. Applicants should possess or be near completion of a Ph.D. in Environmental Science/Studies, Geography or related field.

        The Augustana Faculty teaches about 1000 undergraduate students in baccalaureate degree programs on a picturesque residential campus in the city of Camrose, 90 km southeast of Edmonton. After a long educational history, Augustana was incorporated into the University of Alberta in July 2004. The Faculty is committed to building on its reputation for rigorous, high-quality teaching in the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences, and, in doing so, providing a distinctive undergraduate academic experience for students within one of Canada’s leading universities. It seeks to attract promising scholars who will share its enthusiasm for teaching in a small-campus environment, participate actively in a collegial culture of inquiry and public engagement, and flourish as researchers in an undergraduate, interdisciplinary, and rural location.

        For all positions, the ability to contribute to areas of interdisciplinary strength and interest for the Faculty will be an asset. Those areas include international development studies, rural and northern studies, and women’s studies.

        For information about Augustana and particular programs, please consult the Faculty webpage at www.augustana.ca. Inquiries concerning this position in Environmental Science/Studies should be directed to the Chair of Science, Dr. Jonathan Mohr ( jonathan.mohr@ualberta.ca).

        Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, including evidence of successful teaching and samples of scholarly work, and arrange to have transcripts and three confidential letters of reference sent to:

        Dr. Roger Epp
        Dean, Augustana Faculty
        University of Alberta
        4901-46 Avenue
        Camrose, AB, T4V 2R3
        Email: Roger.Epp@ualberta.ca

        Consideration of applications will begin as early as December 2006.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

        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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    Posted October 23, 2006
      University of Alberta
        Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
        Assistant or Associate Professor in Human Geography

        The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Alberta invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Human Geography with specialization in Human-Environment Relations.

        The successful candidate is expected to establish a productive research program in a field related to social geography, environmental management and/or resource use and to maintain a research profile commensurate with employment in a research-intensive department within the Faculty of Science. Candidates must have the ability to conduct independent and collaborative research programs that include the supervision of Masters and Doctoral candidates and interaction with other faculty members who are engaged in related research programs, as well as teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Human Geography.

        The University of Alberta, one of Canada’s largest research universities, is situated in Edmonton, a metropolitan area of over one million with a vibrant research community and an excellent standard of living. The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences offers a major and minor program in Human Geography with an undergraduate Honours program currently in development. Existing research interests in the Human Geography group include environmental hazards, rural and urban geography, environment and health, leisure, and environmental management.

        Qualified candidates must hold a PhD. Salary is commensurate with experience. The University of Alberta offers competitive salaries and an extensive benefit package.

        The application package should include curriculum vitae, a statement of current research interests and plans for future research, as well as evidence of teaching effectiveness (2-3 pages). Applicants should arrange for three letters of reference to accompany their application. All documents should be sent to:

        Martin Sharp, Chair
        Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
        1-26 Earth Sciences Building
        University of Alberta
        Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E3

        The closing date for applications is January 30, 2007 or until a suitable candidate is found. The start date for this position is July 1, 2007. Electronic applications will not be accepted.

        The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

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

        For more information about the Department, Human Geography, and the University of Alberta, please see the Department’s web page: http://www.ualberta.ca/EAS.

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    Posted October 23, 2006
      Capilano College
        Department of Geography
        Instructor Position in Earth Sciences (Posting No.: fe-geog-inst-2007-0682 rev 1)

        Non-Regular Full-Time: This position is open to any qualified candidate:

        Duties: To teach earth science courses in addition to weather and climate courses. Includes lab instruction.
        Qualifications: M.Sc. in Geography and relevant post-secondary teaching experience.
        Appointment: Instructor
        Amt. of Workload: 4 Sections (possibility of future teaching sections)
        Date of Workload: January 1, 2007 to April 30, 2007
        Location: North Vancouver Campus
        Salary: Faculty Scale

        Applications to:

        Dean’s Office
        Arts & Sciences
        Capilano College
        2055 Purcell Way
        North Vancouver, B.C. V7J 3H5
        Fax: 604.984.1758
        E-mail: wdansie@capcollege.bc.ca

        Closing Date: Friday, November 10, 2006 @ 4:00 p.m.

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      University of Waterloo
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Faculty Position in Industry, Innovation and the Environment

        The University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level specializing in Industry, Innovation and the Environment. Preference will be given to applicants who have an ability to conduct research and teach in one or more of the following areas: industrial restructuring; location decisions; economic development; industrial ecology; environmental management systems and/or sustainable business. The successful candidate is expected to be a strong contributor to research and teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to Faculty of Environmental Studies initiatives, in particular, the Master’s Program in Local Economic Development and the Environment and Business Honours Program, and will be jointly appointed to the Faculty and one of the three administrative units.

        The Faculty of Environmental Studies consists of the Department of Environment and Resource Studies, the Department of Geography, and the School of Planning. There are additional graduate programs in Local Economic Development and in Tourism, and an undergraduate program in Environment and Business. For additional information see: http://www.fes.uwaterloo.ca.

        The University of Waterloo has substantial capacity in industry, innovation and environment-related research with its Centre for Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology, interdisciplinary Business programs and the Accelerator Centre. See: http://rtpark.uwaterloo.ca/realestate/accelerator.html.

        Applicants must have a Ph.D. In addition, practical experience in government, business or NGOs would be an asset. The appointment will be effective 1 July 2007. Applications must include: i) a curriculum vitae and the names (with contact information) of four referees; ii) a research statement outlining the applicant’s approach and specific plans; and iii) a teaching portfolio summarizing the applicant’s relevant experience and teaching philosophy. The first stage in the review of applicants will be based on the application documents. Referees will be contacted for those being considered in the second stage of the review. The review of applications will commence on January 5th 2007 and continue until the position is filled.

        Applications should be sent to:

        Paul Parker
        Chair, Faculty Search Committee
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        University of Waterloo
        Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
        pparker@fes.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. This appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

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      Trent University
        Department of Geography
        Associate/Full Professor in Urban Social Geography

        The Department of Geography at Trent University invites applications for a tenure track appointment in Human Geography scheduled to commence July 1, 2007, budgetary approval pending. The appointment will be made at either the Associate or Full Professor rank.

        The department is seeking an urban social geographer with expertise preferred in gender and/or transnational issues. The successful candidate will: maintain an active research program; complement and expand existing geography faculty strengths within Trent's multi-disciplinary graduate programs, particularly the M.A. and Ph.D programs in Canadian Studies; and teach undergraduate courses in urban geography and research methods. Further information about the geography department, as well as Trent’s setting and intellectual environment can be obtained at www.trentu.ca/geography.

        Applications should include in hard copy a covering letter; a statement of research and teaching interests; curriculum vitae; sample publications or manuscripts (not exceeding three); and the names and contact information of three referees. In the event the applicant is short-listed, the department will invite each of the referees to comment on the applicant’s scholarly record and teaching capability.

        Deadline for receipt of the application is December 8, 2006. The application should be sent directly to:

        Prof. Cheryl McKenna Neuman, Chair
        Department of Geography
        Trent University
        1600 West Bank Drive
        Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
        K9J 7B8
        Phone: 705-748-1011 Ext 1440
        e-mail: cmckneuman@trentu.ca

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Trent University is an employment equity employer and especially invites applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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      Nipissing University
        Departments of Geography and History
        Tier II Canada Research Chair 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 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 are developing graduate programs and the successful candidate will play a significant role in the implementation of these programs. Both departments are expanding their research agenda and they have vibrant and dynamic teams of researchers.

        Research at Nipissing University has undergone extensive growth in the last two 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 60,000 and is a centre of cultural activity in Northeastern Ontario.

        Applicants should demonstrate potential as leaders in their field, excellent research skills and a graduate supervision record. Appointments will be for tenure-tract positions at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. The positions come with additional funding for equipment through the Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI).

        Nipissing University is an equal opportunity employer but strongly encourage 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:

        Dr. Paule Laberge
        Chair, Search Committee
        Research Services
        Nipissing University
        100 College Drive, Box 5002
        North Bay, ON P1B 8L7
        E-mail: paulel@nipissingu.ca
        Fax: 705-474-3461 ext.4565

        Application deadline: consideration of applications will begin December 1st 2006 and will continue until the positions are filled. Only those candidates invited for interviews will be contacted.

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    Posted October 19, 2006
      McMaster University
        School of Geography and Earth Sciences
        Assistant Professor in Environment and Health

        The School of Geography and Earth Sciences at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 2007 in Environment and Health (http://www.science.mcmaster.ca/geo/). Environment and Health is a priority for the University, linked to McMaster’s Collaborations for Health initiative (see http://mcmaster.ca/vpacademic/IHWG_memo.cfm).

        The successful candidate must have a PhD in geography or a related field in hand at time of appointment. The applicant is expected to develop a strong program of externally-funded research in the human health-environment area. Experience in applying GIS/spatial analysis is an advantage. The applicant should have a strong commitment to undergraduate/graduate teaching and supervision.

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

        The evaluation of candidates will begin on December 15, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled.

        Applicants should send a cover letter outlining their research interests, a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy (max. 2 pp.) and evidence of teaching effectiveness, contact information for three referees (address, phone number and e-mail) and copies of no more than three reprints or works in progress to the Chair of the search committee. Electronic applications will NOT be accepted.

        Dr. Alan Dickin
        Chair, Search Committee
        School of Geography and Earth Sciences
        Burke Science Building, room 235
        McMaster University
        1280 Main Street West
        Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
        Tel: (905) 525-9140, ext. 24365
        Fax: (905) 546-0463
        Email: dickin@mcmaster.ca

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    Posted October 11, 2006
      Wilfrid Laurier University
        Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
        Limited-term Assistant Professor in Resource/Environmental Management and Physical Geography

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies has an opening for a full-time one year limited term position at the assistant professor level to begin July 1, 2007 (subject to budgetary approval). The position is in the area of Resource/Environmental Management and Physical Geography. Candidates will have a demonstrated understanding of physical processes, and their implications for resource management. The appointee will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching and research in a combination of fields in resource and environmental management, and physical geography. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in Risks and Disasters, Field and Lab Techniques, Wildlife Management, Parks and Protected Areas, Atmosphere and Hydrosphere, Lithosphere and Biosphere, Environmental Impact Assessment, Global Resources and Environmental Issues.

        The successful candidate must have a PhD at the time of appointment and demonstrate clear promise of excellence in research as well as effectiveness in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is expected that the successful applicant will seek external funding to support their research program. Applicants can learn more about the Department and faculty interests at http://www.wlu.ca/~wwwgeog/index.html.

        To apply, send a curriculum vitae, a short statement of research and teaching interests, up to three selected reprints, and the names and e-mail addresses of three referees to:

        Dr. Mary-Louise Byrne
        Chair, Geography and Environmental Studies
        Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, ON N2L 3C5

        Closing date for applications and supporting materials is November 20, 2006. Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups wishing to be considered for employment equity must self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. David Docherty

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    Posted October 6, 2006
      University of Winnipeg
        Department of Geography
        Assistant Professor in Physical Geography

        The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track position in Physical Geography at the Assistant Professor level. The position requires specialization in either Earth or Atmospheric Science; preference will be given to candidates who have research interests in northern and/or prairie issues.

        Applicants must hold a Ph.D., preferably with post-doctoral experience. Successful candidates are expected to have a strong research record and a commitment to undergraduate teaching. Subject to budgetary approval, the effective date of appointment will be July 1, 2007. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        The closing date for applications is January 15, 2007. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and the names of three referees to:

        Dr. W.F. Rannie, Chair
        Department of Geography
        The University of Winnipeg
        515 Portage Avenue
        Winnipeg, MB, 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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      University College of the Fraser Valley
        Faculty of Arts and Applied Arts
        Geography Faculty in Human Geography (Posting # 2006.88)

        The University College of the Fraser Valley has provided innovative and comprehensive educational programs for over 25 years. It is an undergraduate degree granting institution which enrols over 7000 students each year and helps them achieve their goals. It promotes excellence in teaching and research.

        The Department of Geography at the University College of the Fraser Valley invites applications for a position in Geography, commencing no later than August 1, 2007.

        Qualifications: The department is seeking an outstanding Human Geographer with an international focus who will complement, or build on, our current programming in Cultural Geography. The applicant will be expected to instruct lower level courses in human geography and contribute to existing upper level programming, or develop new courses in their area of expertise. The UCFV Geography program encourages the integration of classroom learning ‘in the field’ and applicants must be committed to leading field-oriented studies (e.g., field trips, field-based research projects, and study tours). The typical teaching load is five to seven one-semester courses per academic year.

        The successful candidate will be a dynamic individual who possesses strong interpersonal skills and has a commitment to excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will also be active in research and would be encouraged to apply for SSHRC funds. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Geography (exceptional ABD applicants will be considered). Applicants should send a letter of application, statements of teaching and research interests, curriculum vitae, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent under separate cover.

        Position Information: Faculty, Full-Time, Permanent

        Contract Term or Start Date: No later than August 1, 2007

        Salary: Appropriate placement on the faculty salary scale

        UCFV is committed to the principle of equity in employment. We invite applications including evidence of appropriate qualifications by November 02, 2006. All correspondence should refer to the Posting #2006.88 and be directed to:

        Employee Relations
        University College of the Fraser Valley
        33844 King Road, Abbotsford, BC, Canada V2S 7M8
        Tel: (604) 854-4554 Fax: (604) 854-1538 Website: www.ucfv.ca
        Email resumes to: erinfo@ucfv.ca

        For more information about this position or the Department of Geography, please contact Dr. Sandy Vanderburgh at 604-504-7441 x 4336 or by email at sandy.vanderburgh@ucfv.ca.

        In an effort to be both environmentally and fiscally responsible, UCFV will contact only candidates receiving an interview. We thank all applicants for considering UCFV for employment.

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    Posted October 5, 2006
      McGill University
        Department of Geography
        Assistant Professor in Health Geography

        The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Health Geography, beginning on August 1, 2007. Health and its geographic, economic and cultural determinants is a priority interdisciplinary research area for the University (see http://www.mcgill.ca/strategic/). We seek applications from candidates with a wide variety of research interests but themes such as global health and infectious disease or access to health care would be particularly complementary to existing research expertise. The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally-funded research program, embracing graduate student supervision and undergraduate teaching. There are excellent opportunities for collaboration within the Department and other units such as the Institute for Health and Social Policy, the School of Environment, the School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.

        McGill has a highly diverse student body in a culturally vibrant and cosmopolitan urban setting that offers a unique living experience. Information on McGill and the Department of Geography can be found at www.mcgill.ca and www.geog.mcgill.ca..

        Applicants must possess a PhD or expect to graduate by summer 2007, and have demonstrated excellence in research, teaching and communication. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

        Candidates should ensure their curriculum vitae, statements of teaching specializations and research interests, up to three reprints, and the names and contact details of three referees, are received before December 15, 2006 by:

        Dr. Tim Moore, Chair
        Department of Geography
        McGill University
        805 Sherbrooke St. West
        Montreal, Quebec
        Canada, H3A 2K6
        phone: 514 398-4114
        fax: 514 398-7437
        e-mail: recruit@mcgill.ca

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      McGill University
        Department of Geography
        Assistant Professor in Urban Geography

        We seek applications from scholars with a dynamic research program in urban geography that complements and extends our current strengths. The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally-funded research program, embracing graduate student supervision and undergraduate teaching and to play a leading role in the Urban Systems programs at McGill. There are excellent opportunities for collaboration within the department, with other units such as the School of Urban Planning, The Institute for the Study of Canada and the School of Environment, as well as other research institutions in the area.

        McGill has a highly diverse student body in a culturally vibrant and cosmopolitan urban setting that offers a unique living experience. Information on McGill and the Department of Geography can be found at www.mcgill.ca and www.geog.mcgill.ca..

        Applicants must possess a PhD or expect to graduate by summer 2007, and have demonstrated excellence in research, teaching and communication. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

        Candidates should ensure their curriculum vitae, statements of teaching specializations and research interests, up to three reprints, and the names and contact details of three referees, are received before December 15, 2006 by:

        Dr. Tim Moore, Chair
        Department of Geography
        McGill University
        805 Sherbrooke St. West
        Montreal, Quebec
        Canada, H3A 2K6
        phone: 514 398-4114
        fax: 514 398-7437
        e-mail: recruit@mcgill.ca

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    Posted September 30, 2006
      York University
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Assistant Professor in Indigenous Environmental Thought

        The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Indigenous Environmental Thought to start July 1, 2007. We welcome applications from a wide range of disciplines and practices focused on a North American context, and particularly from indigenous people. We are seeking a colleague to complement existing strengths in the area of culture and the environment. Ability to link cultural processes to place, and expertise in indigenous community-sanctioned research methodologies is desirable. Specific expertise in Anishinaabe and/or Haudenasaunee studies would be an asset as well as fluency in a relevant indigenous language. Candidates must hold a PhD degree in a relevant field by the time of appointment or hold equivalent standing in indigenous community and/or cultural traditions.

        In the Faculty of Environmental Studies the area of Culture and Environment: Philosophy, Arts, Technology and Education, is defined broadly. The area focuses on the conceptual, historical and cultural roots of environmental issues, and on environmental arts, education, traditional ecological knowledge/indigenous knowledge, policy and cultural organizations as crucial sites of environmental action.

        FES is a unique interdisciplinary Faculty that adopts a broad definition of "environmental studies" including natural, built, social and organizational environments and that welcomes diverse perspectives and approaches. The Faculty has both undergraduate and graduate programs, and the candidate must be able to contribute to teaching, advising, and research in both programs. 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 three academic and/or indigenous community references (email address and telephone number) should be sent to the address below by January 15, 2007.

        Indigenous Environmental Thought Search Committee
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Room 126 HNES
        York University
        4700 Keele Street
        Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
        Fax: (416) 736-5679
        E-mail: feshires@yorku.ca

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    Posted September 28, 2006
      Carleton University
        Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
        Assistant Professor in Human Geography

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1, 2007. The Department is a research intensive unit that values the coupling of social and environmental concerns at diverse scales. This appointment is in the field of Human Geography, and preference will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas: environment-economy relations; urban geography; sustainable communities. Candidates able to contribute to the teaching of research design and geographic methods will be favoured as will those with expertise in the Global South.

        Applicants should have a PhD in Geography or related field at the time of appointment and a demonstrated potential to develop an externally funded program of research leading to significant peer-reviewed publications. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the further development and delivery of the Department’s graduate programs as well as teaching at the undergraduate level. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Carleton University is committed to equality of employment for women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Persons from these groups are encouraged to apply. Inquiries regarding the position should be directed to: Chair_Geography@carleton.ca.

        Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching performance, a summary statement of research interests and experience, and up to three reprints. Applicants are requested to arrange for three referees to submit letters of support. Hard copies of applications and supporting documents should be sent to:

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

        Applications and supporting documents sent by email will not be considered. Consideration of applications will commence on December 1, 2006 and continue until the search committee has made a final decision.

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

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    Posted September 27, 2006
      The King’s University College
        Environmental Studies program
        Geography

        The King's University College announces a tenure track position in Geography with teaching and administration responsibility for an interdisciplinary Environmental Studies program. The successful candidate must be able to teach introductory Human and Physical Geography, and two or more of the following: Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Science, Environmental Impact assessment or Resource/Environmental Management. Experience in developing or administering an Environmental Studies program, including student internships, is preferred. Team- teaching and international experience are assets.

        A Ph.D. is required for tenure track appointment. Teaching load is six term courses per year (adjusted for labs or seminars). Responsibility for Environmental Studies program may reduce teaching load. All tenure-track faculty members are expected to do research and publish results.

        Application deadline: January 15, 2007 or until filled. Start date: July 2007.

        King's is a faith-based, accredited, degree granting university college in Edmonton, Alberta. To be considered for appointment, a candidate must endorse the Mission Statement and the Statement of Faith of the University College. For this position, all geography and environmental courses integrate faith and learning that emphasizes foundational and ethical perspectives. Candidates are expected to articulate and develop a Christian perspective on their discipline, addressing the role that faith has in shaping course content and research activities.

        Qualified candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts and three letters of reference to:

        Dr. Harry Spaling
        Vice-President Academic
        The King’s University College
        9125 - 50 Street
        Edmonton, Alberta T6B 2H3
        Phone: (780) 465-3500, ext. 8003 Fax: (780) 465-3534
        E-mail: harry.spaling@kingsu.ca

        For information about The King's University College visit our website at www.kingsu.net

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    Posted September 24, 2006
      University of Western Ontario
        Department of Geography
        Health Geography

        The Department of Geography at The University of Western Ontario is seeking applicants for a position in Health Geography, at the Associate (tenured or probationary), or Assistant (probationary) Professor levels. The Department is looking for someone with health geography interests that links with existing areas of focus in the Department. Candidates who can complement Departmental and Faculty strengths are particularly encouraged to apply. Working relationships with organizations in relevant fields is also desirable. There are excellent opportunities for teaching and research collaborations with faculty members from other academic units who have an interest in a variety of health-related issues.

        We seek an outstanding individual with demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and teaching. The candidate must have a PhD and a strong record of scholarly activity. The candidate should be capable of supervising graduate student research, teaching graduate and undergraduate students, and conducting research on development.

        The appointment will be effective July 1, 2007. 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
        The University of Western Ontario
        London, Ontario, N6A 5C2, Canada
        Tel: (519) 661-3126; Fax: (519) 661-3750
        E-mail: dashrubs@uwo.ca

        Closing date: 1 December 2006 or until position is filled. E-mailed applications will not be accepted.

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

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      University of Western Ontario
        Department of Geography
        Urban Geography

        The Department of Geography at The University of Western Ontario is seeking applicants for two positions in Urban Geography, at the Associate (tenured or probationary), and/or Assistant (probationary) Professor levels. The Department is looking for someone with research interests in areas of economic, social, or political aspects of urban systems. Candidates who can complement Departmental and Faculty strengths are particularly encouraged to apply. Further information about the Department may be found at: http://geography.ssc.uwo.ca.

        We seek an outstanding individual with demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and teaching. The candidate must have a PhD and a strong record of scholarly activity. The candidate should have an active research program and be capable of supervising graduate student research and teaching graduate and undergraduate students.

        The appointment will be effective July 1, 2007. The appointment is subject to final budgetary approval. Salary will be commensurate with experience. 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
        The University of Western Ontario
        London, Ontario, N6A 5C2, Canada
        Tel: (519) 661-3126; Fax: (519) 661-3750
        E-mail: dashrubs@uwo.ca

        Closing date: 1 December 2006 or until position is filled. E-mailed applications will not be accepted.

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

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    Posted September 14, 2006
      Simon Fraser University
        Department of Geography
        Atmospheric Science

        The Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure track faculty appointment in meteorology/climatology. We seek a physical scientist with research interests in atmospheric science that link to one or more of physical geography, GIS, and the human impacts of climate change. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin September 1, 2007.

        Applicants must have completed a PhD by the time of appointment and should demonstrate a clear promise of excellence in research as well as effectiveness in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in the Physical Geography Program. Prime responsibilities will be to teach a sequence of undergraduate courses in weather and climate and related graduate courses, and to provide research direction and graduate supervision in atmospheric science. The successful candidate also will be expected to instruct in other courses in the Physical Geography Program as needed. The appointee will be responsible for establishing an externally funded research program in atmospheric science.

        Applicants should forward a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and career goals, and reprint or sample of research writing to:

        Dr. Ted Hickin
        Chair, Department of Geography
        Simon Fraser University
        Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5A 1S6

        They should also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to the Chair under separate cover. Review of applications will commence on November 21, 2006. For additional information please see www.sfu.ca/geography.

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

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

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      Wilfrid Laurier University
        Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
        Economic Geography

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2007, subject to budgetary approval. Successful applicants will have a PhD or will have completed a PhD by the time of appointment, preferably in Geography or Environmental Studies. We are seeking an economic geographer with a strong methodology background. The appointee will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching and supervision. We are interested in economic geographers who are working in combination with another field, such as urban geography, social geography or public policy analysis. The successful candidate will have a promising publication record and a well developed program of research. Appointment will be at a rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        To apply, send a curriculum vitae, a short statement of research and teaching interests, up to three selected reprints, and the names and e-mail addresses of three referees to:

        Dr. Mary-Louise Byrne
        Chair, Geography and Environmental Studies
        Wilfrid Laurier University
        Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3C5, Canada

        Closing date for applications and supporting materials is November 20, 2006. Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to equity and values diversity.

        We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all genders and sexual orientations, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Members of the designated groups must self-identify to be considered for employment equity. Candidates may self-identify, in confidence, to the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Dr. David Docherty.

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    Posted September 13, 2006
      York University
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Environmental Policy and Climate Change

        The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor position in Environmental Policy and Climate Change to start July 1, 2007. Candidates must hold a PhD degree in a relevant field by the time of appointment or have equivalent academic or professional experience.

        We seek candidates with expertise in the causes and consequences of climate change, Canadian and international climate change policies and options, and a good understanding of the vulnerabilities of natural, managed and human systems to the impact of climate change. Candidates should have a broad background in environmental policy including energy and renewable energy. In all policy areas, FES seeks candidates who emphasize relationships between the theory and practice of policy-making, as well as an understanding of the domestic and international dimensions of environmental policy in the context of globalization.

        FES is a unique interdisciplinary Faculty that adopts a broad definition of "environmental studies" including natural, built, social and organizational environments and welcomes diverse perspectives and approaches. Candidates must be able to contribute to teaching, advising, and research in undergraduate and graduate programs, including the supervision of doctoral 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 applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions at York University are subject to budgetary approval.

        A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests and three references (email address and telephone number) should be sent to the address below by November 20, 2006.

        Environmental Policy and Climate Change Search Committee
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Room 126 HNES
        York University
        4700 Keele Street
        Toronto, Ontario
        Canada M3J 1P3
        Fax: (416) 736-5679
        E-mail: feshires@yorku.ca

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      York University
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Indigenous Peoples and Globalization

        The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Indigenous Peoples and Globalization to start July 1, 2007. Candidates must hold a PhD degree in a relevant field by the time of appointment or have equivalent academic or professional experience.

        We seek candidates with broad knowledge and experience relating to:

        (1) the impacts of globalization (e.g., transnational corporate activities, land privatization, cultural imperialism, biopiracy, internet revolution) on Indigenous communities (i.e., their lands, rights, livelihoods, political and socio-cultural autonomy, gender issues, indigenous knowledge); and/or

        (2) local, national and transnational Indigenous struggles (political, economic, environmental, socio-cultural) against or engagements with globalization.

        Candidates who take a critical interdisciplinary view of Indigenous Studies, Globalization Studies, and/or International Political Economy, and who can draw upon applied/community experiences, are particularly welcome. Also welcome are applicants whose work focuses on the Global South (Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America).

        FES is a unique interdisciplinary Faculty that adopts a broad definition of "environmental studies" including natural, built, social and organizational environments and that welcomes diverse perspectives and approaches. The Faculty has both undergraduate and graduate programs, and the candidate must be able to contribute to teaching, advising, and research in both programs. 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 three references (email address and telephone number) should be sent to the address below by December 4, 2006.

        Indigenous Peoples and Globalization Search Committee
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Room 126 HNES
        York University
        4700 Keele Street
        Toronto, Ontario
        Canada M3J 1P3
        Fax: (416) 736-5679
        Email: feshires@yorku.ca

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      York University
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Local Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture

        The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Local Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture to start July 1, 2007. Candidates must hold a PhD degree in a relevant field by the time of appointment or have equivalent academic or professional experience.

        Local Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture refers to a wide range of initiatives such as urban agriculture and food systems, organic agriculture, alternative food businesses, food security, food democracy, and environmental justice movements. The area draws from fields such as environmental studies, food and agriculture studies, community economic development, social movements, ecological economics, and green business.

        We are seeking a candidate with a demonstrated and potential research and publication record who will provide leadership in expanding research and collaborative community action on food systems and agricultural alternatives. The candidate must be able to contribute to teaching, advising, and research in both the undergraduate and graduate programs, including the supervision of doctoral research. Experience in developing local food alternatives or contributing to innovative food policy is an asset.

        FES is a unique interdisciplinary Faculty that adopts a broad definition of "environmental studies" including natural, built, social and organizational environments and that welcomes diverse perspectives and approaches. More information about the Faculty of Environmental Studies is available at http://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 three references (email address and telephone number) should be sent to the address below by January 8, 2007.

        Local Food Systems and Sustainable Agriculture Search Committee
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Room 126 HNES
        York University
        4700 Keele Street
        Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3
        Fax: (416) 736-5679
        Email: feshires@yorku.ca

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      University of Toronto at Mississauga
        Department of Geography
        Remote Sensing

        The Department of Geography, University of Toronto at Mississauga, invites applications for an Associate or Full Professor with expertise in Remote Sensing. The Department seeks a candidate with an international reputation and vision in the theory and application of remote sensing to research areas in physical geography such as (but not limited to) natural resources, land-use, and environmental or global change. The successful candidate will join a tri-campus Geography department with strengths and interdisciplinary links in both physical and human geography including hydrology, biogeography, environmental modeling, remote sensing/GIS and health. The candidate is expected to take up the position on July 1, 2007.

        The appointment is at the University of Toronto at Mississauga (UTM), which has a strong interdisciplinary commitment, a multicultural student body, and a modern, spacious campus. The appointee will be well supported in their research and teaching initiatives by dedicated departmental geographic computing resources and an existing geospatial research cluster.

        Strong participation in the UTM Geography undergraduate program with dynamic participation in the GIS degree stream is expected. The successful candidate will have a graduate appointment and graduate teaching responsibilities in the Department of Geography and Program in Planning, University of Toronto.

        The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline, and demonstrated excellence in scholarly research, publication, and teaching. Additional information on the Department can be obtained online at http://geog.utm.utoronto.ca/ and http://www.geog.utoronto.ca.

        Please send applications to:

        Professor Amrita Daniere
        Chair, Department of Geography
        University of Toronto at Mississauga
        3359 Mississauga Road North
        South Building Room 3106
        Mississauga, Ontario, L5L 1C6. CANADA

        Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, examples of publications, and materials relevant to teaching experience. Applicants should also ask three referees to write letters directly to Professor Daniere. Materials must be received by December 15, 2006 (no email applications will be accepted). Any inquiries about the application should be sent to the Department Chair, Prof. Amrita Daniere, at geog_chair@utm.utoronto.ca .

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

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      University of Victoria
        Deparment of Geography
        BC Leadership Chair in Hyperspectral Remote Sensing

        The University of Victoria (UVic) is seeking to fill a BC Leading Edge Endowment Fund (LEEF) Leadership Chair, and invites nominations and applications in the area of Hyperspectral Remote Sensing. UVic is one of Canada’s most research-intensive comprehensive universities. We are committed to the pursuit of research excellence and are a leading proponent of research methodologies that foster sophisticated interdisciplinary appraisals that promote collaboration and exchange among our researchers and with others around the world. Much of our research success can be attributed to the efforts we have devoted to building and supporting a critical mass of exceptional geomaticans including those affiliated with the Department of Geography in the Faculty of Social Sciences. For information about the University and its programs, visit http://www.uvic.ca.

        Our ideal BC Leadership Chair candidate will be an accomplished researcher with an outstanding record of funding, supervision, and publications. We are particularly interested in individuals who would facilitate research designed to provide meaningful applications of hyperspectral remote sensing for assessing environmental effects on the biogeochemistry of foliar canopy and ecosystem functioning. British Columbia provides an ideal location for developing applications of hyperspectral remote sensing. The province's forested landscapes encompass a range of ecological conditions or states from healthy to at risk to degraded. The geographic diversity of these landscapes provides a rich terrain for developing hyperspectral applications designed to establish the state of this nation’s forests, its underlying soils and bedrock.

        The BC Leadership Chair program was established by the Government of British Columbia to strengthen the province's capacity for innovative research, to promote British Columbia as a centre for cutting-edge research, to enhance economic development and to position the province as a leader in the knowledge-based economy. Information about the LEEF, including profiles of current Chair holders, can be found at http://www.leefbc.ca/. To be eligible for a BC Leadership Chair candidates must: be outstanding and innovative researchers whose accomplishments have made a major impact in their fields; be recognized internationally as leaders in their fields; have superior records of attracting and supervising graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; and, be proposing an original, innovative research program of the highest quality.

        Nominations and applications, including a curriculum vitae, a five-year research plan, and contact information for referees, should be forwarded to:

        Dr Dan Smith
        Chair, Department of Geography
        University of Victoria
        Victoria, British Columbia V8W 3P5, Canada

        Consideration of applications will begin October 15, 2006; appointments will be effective 1 July 2007, or as soon thereafter as possible. The successful applicant will be recommended for appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level, with salary commensurate with qualifications and experiences. Please note that all BC Leadership Chair positions are subject to review and final approval by the LEEF Internal Review Committee.

        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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    Posted September 12, 2006
      Simon Fraser University
        Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
        Regional Science

        The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track appointments in Regional Science beginning May 1, 2007. The appointments are for new undergraduate and graduate programs in Regional Science.

        Simon Fraser University has three closely connected campuses in the metropolitan region of Vancouver. The Regional Science programs, faculty, and students will be located at the SFU Surrey campus. Faculty will be responsible for teaching introductory courses at SFU Burnaby, SFU Vancouver, and SFU Surrey. After the BA and MA programs are established, the development of a Ph.D. program is anticipated.

        The appointments will be at the rank of Assistant and/or Associate Professor. Tenure-track faculty at SFU have a 2/2 teaching load and teach in two of the University’s three trimesters.

        Applicants for this position must hold a doctoral degree and must specialise in the area of Regional Science. Applications are encouraged from scholars with experience in program and curriculum development. Appointments will be made commensurate with experience in teaching, research, and service.

        Applicants should submit a detailed letter of application that addresses current and future research interests as well as teaching philosophy and experience. The letter must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae and a sample of scholarly writing. If applicable, include a summary of your experience in curricular development, in departmental or university governance, and in mentoring new scholars. Applicants must also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly to Dr. Heather Dawkins at the address below.

        The deadline for applications is December 1, 2006 or until the positions are filled.

        All materials should be sent to:

        Dr. Heather Dawkins
        Associate Dean
        Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
        Simon Fraser University Surrey
        Central City
        250 - 13450 102nd Avenue
        Surrey, BC V3T 0A3
        Canada

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to the principle of equity in employment and offers equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

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

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    Posted September 8, 2006
      Brandon University
        Department of Geography
        Regional Geography and Quantitative Methods

        Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education to over 3,000 full and part-time students in arts, science, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Master’s programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.

        The Department of Geography at Brandon University invites applications for a sessional instructor for the 2006-07 academic year. Applicants will be expected to hold at least a Master’s degree at the time of appointment and be able to teach any one or more of the following courses.

        • World Regional Geography (3 credit hour course)
        • Canada: A Regional Geography (3 credit hour course)
        • Quantitative Methods in Geography (4.5 credit hour course with lab)

        Salary: $4,414.00 for each 3 credit hour course.

        Application Deadline: October 15, 2006

        Applicants should send a cover letter clearly indicating which of the above courses they are qualified to teach, along with a curriculum vitae and names of three referees to:

        Dr. Dion J. Wiseman
        Chair, Department of Geography
        Brandon University
        Brandon, Manitoba R7A 6A9

        Further details about Brandon University and the Department of Geography can be found at www.brandonu.ca.

        In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed primarily to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Please clearly indicate citizenship or immigration status on your application. Both women and men are encouraged to apply.

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      York University
        York Centre for International and Security Studies
        Peace, Conflict and Security

        Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Peace, Conflict and Security. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to the work of the York Centre for International and Security Studies (www.yorku.ca/yciss). The activities of the Centre range from large, interdisciplinary collaborative research projects to individual faculty projects, supported by a variety of seminar series, publications, and conferences. The Centre for International and Security Studies is dedicated to the study of international peace and security issues and is a Department of National Defence Security and Defence Forum Centre of Expertise. Candidates will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses and to maintain an active research program. The position is open to any aspect of the study of contemporary international peace, conflict and security. Of particular interest are those taking critical approaches to the study of such issues as: territory, sovereignty and human security; conflict, culture and political transformation; new wars and the transformation of war economies; or security, justice and development in post-conflict environments. While the position is open in relation to regional focus, we would welcome applications from those examining these issues in relation to Africa. The appointment is not limited by discipline, and the successful candidate will be offered a position within the most appropriate teaching department. In particular, we are interested in receiving applications from those working in: Human Geography; Socio-Cultural Anthropology; or History. However, applications for other disciplines will be welcomed.

        The position will commence July 1, 2007 and is subject to budgetary approval. The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 15, 2006. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and relevant reprints, and arrange to have three hard-copy letters of reference sent to:

        Joan Broussard
        Secretary, Faculty Search Committee
        York Centre for International and Security Studies
        375 York Lanes
        York University
        4700 Keele Street
        Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3
        Tel: 416.736.5156. Fax: 416.736.5752

        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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    Posted September 7, 2006
      Queen’s University
        School of Environmental Studies
        Environment and Sustainability

        The School of Environmental Studies invites applications by outstanding scholars for faculty appointments at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor under the Queen's National Scholars (QNS) Program (www.queensu.ca/principal/specialp.html).Applicants are sought in the area of environment and sustainability, specifically related to environmental history, environmental policy, or environment and human health. There are no geographic limitations to areas of study, and current faculty members are active in North America, South America, Africa, and India. QNS appointments to the School of Environmental Studies are joint appointments between the School and another department (e.g. History, Geography, School of Policy Studies, or Community Health and Epidemiology), at Queen’s relevant to the applicant’s expertise.

        The main selection criterion is academic excellence, regardless of other considerations. Preference will be given to scholars in their early- or mid-career stages that have shown evidence of outstanding achievements in research and scholarship, and of achieved or potential excellence in teaching. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals of any nationality; however Canadian citizens and Permanent residents will be given priority. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. The academic staff at Queen's University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the Queen's University Faculty Association (QUFA) and the University (www.qufa.ca).

        Complete applications must include a curriculum vitae, a statement of current and prospective research interests, a statement about teaching experience or teaching potential, and letters of reference submitted directly to the School by three (3) referees.

        Completed applications and all letters of reference should be sent to:

        Dr. B.F. Cumming
        Acting Director, School of Environmental Studies
        Queen’s University
        Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7L 3N6
        Tel (613)-533-6602; Fax (613)-533-6090

        by October 13, 2006, for a decision in February 2007.

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    Revised October 20, 2006
      Ryerson University
        Department of Geography (Faculty of Arts) & Faculty of Business
        Marketing, particularly in Spatial Analysis and GIS

        The Department of Geography (Faculty of Arts) at Ryerson University invites applications for a tenure-stream position (rank open) that will be cross-appointed to the Faculty of Business. A PhD (or equivalent) in Geography is required by the time of appointment (effective August 1, 2007). The position targets candidates with a specialization in the area of Marketing with skills in Spatial Analysis and GIS. It is expected that the successful candidate will take an active role in the research activities of the Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity (CSCA).

        The Department of Geography offers an undergraduate program in geography leading to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a graduate program leading to a Master of Spatial Analysis (MSA), while the Faculty of Business is comprised of four schools in the areas of Business Management, Information Technology Management, Hospitality and Tourism Management and Retail Management. The Faculty of Business offers a Master of Business Administration (MBA) with a Retail and Commercial Development specialization that started in the fall of 2006.

        Applicants must demonstrate a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. Demonstrated experience in establishing research partnerships with the private sector preferred. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, contribute to the MSA and/or MBA through supervision and research, and to develop an active externally-funded research program.

        Ryerson University is located in downtown Toronto, Canada and has 20000 undergraduate and 1000 graduate students in addition to 61000 continuing education registrations. For more information about the Geography Department, the Faculty of Business and the University see http://www.geography.ryerson.ca and http://www.ryerson.ca/fb/

        Consideration of applications will begin on December 11, 2006, but the competition will remain open until suitable candidates are identified.

        Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, samples of recent publications (if available), and the names and contact information (e-mail address and telephone number) of three references who may be contacted to:

        Dr. Shuguang Wang, Chair
        Department of Geography
        Ryerson University
        350 Victoria Street
        Toronto, Ontario M5B 2K3
        e-mail: swang@ryerson.ca

        Please note applications by fax or e-mail are not acceptable.

        Ryerson University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and applied learning. More than 80 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.

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

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    Posted August 31, 2006
      York University
        Department of Geography
        Urban Economic Geography

        The Department of Geography,Faculty of Arts, York University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. The Department seeks an urban economic geographer conducting critical research on labour and work-related issues in Canada who will complement the Department’s existing strength in urban geography. Scholars working on any region of Canada are encouraged to apply. A PhD is required at the time of appointment and preference will be given to applicants with experience supervising graduate students. We seek an individual who will develop a vigorous research program in an interdisciplinary environment and can demonstrate a commitment to high-quality undergraduate and graduate teaching.

        The position, to commence 1 July 2007, is subject to budgetary approval.

        York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action

        Program can be found on York’s website at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs/index.htm, or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713.

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

        Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and selected publications, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent to:

        Professor Patricia K. Wood
        Chair, Department of Geography
        York University
        N418 Ross Building
        4700 Keele Street
        Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J 1P3
        phone 416-736-5107, fax 416-736-5988

        Electronic applications will not be accepted.Deadline: 17 November 2006.

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    Posted August 29, 2006
      Concordia University
        Department of Geography
        Environmental Impact Assessment

        The Department of Geography, Planning and Environment at Concordia University is seeking applicants for a position in Environmental Impact Assessment. An ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses from a range of relevant fields (including land use planning, resource analysis, remote sensing, environmental management and GIS) will be an asset. The successful applicant is expected to develop their own research agenda, to contribute to the department’s new MSc program in Geography, Urban and Environmental Studies, and its graduate Diploma in Environmental Impact Assessment. Additional information about the Department of Geography, Planning and Environment can be seen at www.gpe.concordia.ca.

        Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for July 1, 2007. Please forward all applications and questions to the department contact listed. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled.

        Applicants must have a PhD. Applications should consist of a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, copies of recent publications, a statement of teaching interests, copies of recent teaching evaluations, a statement of research achievements and objectives, and three letters of reference. French proficiency is an asset. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Concordia University is committed to employment equity. Additional information about Concordia University can be found at: http://artsandscience1.concordia.ca/.

        Contact:

        Dr A. Nash
        Chair, Department of Geography
        Planning and Environment
        Concordia University
        1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd.W.
        Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1M8
        Email: nash@vax2.concordia.ca

        (if applying electronically, please send documents in MSWord or pdf only).

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    Posted August 22, 2006
      University of British Columbia
        Department of Geography
        Physical Geography - Climatology

        The Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track position in Physical Geography at the level of Assistant Professor. Applicants should have a PhD degree in Geography or a closely related discipline with research and teaching interests in climatology. We seek a colleague who will develop productive linkages with one or more of the following departmental strengths (land surface and boundary layer processes, hydrology, biogeography and human impacts on the environment, including climate change). Candidates should have demonstrated excellence and high promise in research, and have a strong commitment to excellent teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program, and contribute to the teaching of physical geography and environmental studies in our undergraduate and graduate programs. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2007 and is subject to final budgetary approval.

        Candidates should submit, in hard (not electronic) copy, a letter of application, together with a curriculum vitae and the names, affiliations and e-mail addresses of four referees, to arrive at UBC no later than November 27, 2006. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

        All enquiries and applications should be directed to:

        Professor Ian McKendry
        Chair, Search Committee

        Department of Geography
        University of British Columbia
        1984 West Mall
        Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2
        Canada

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

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      University of British Columbia
        Department of Geography
        Physical Geography - Quaternary Geomorphology

        The Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track position in Physical Geography at the level of Assistant Professor. Applicants should have a PhD degree in Geography or a closely related discipline with research and teaching interests in Quaternary geomorphology that contribute to existing departmental strengths in Physical Geography. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, reconstruction (e.g. geophysical methods or dating techniques) and/or modeling of landscape evolution in mountainous environments. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence and high promise in research, and have a strong commitment to teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program, develop courses in his/her area of specialization, and contribute to the teaching of physical geography and environmental studies in our undergraduate and graduate programs. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2007 and is subject to final budgetary approval.

        Candidates should submit, in hard (not electronic) copy, a letter of application, together with a curriculum vitae and the names, affiliations and e-mail addresses of four referees, to arrive at UBC no later than November 27, 2006. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

        All enquiries and applications should be directed to:

        Professor Marwan Hassan
        Chair, Search Committee
        Department of Geography
        University of British Columbia
        1984 West Mall
        Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2
        Canada

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

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      University of British Columbia
        Department of Geography
        Health, Environment and Social Justice

        The Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia invites applications for a tenure-track position in Health, Environment and Social Justice, at the level of Assistant Professor. Applicants should have a PhD degree in Geography or a closely related discipline with research and teaching interests in one or more aspects of the geographies of environment, health and social justice. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence and high promise in research, and have a strong commitment to teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded research program, to develop courses in her/his area of specialization, and to contribute to the Health and Society Program in the Faculty of Arts. The ability to contribute to the teaching of spatial-analytical methods would be an asset. The appointment will be effective July 1, 2007 and is subject to final budgetary approval.

        Candidates should submit, in hard (not electronic) copy, a letter of application, together with a curriculum vitae, one writing sample (e.g., a recent publication or a thesis chapter), and the names, affiliations and e-mail addresses of four referees, to arrive at UBC no later than November 27, 2006. UBC hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. We encourage all qualified persons to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

        All enquiries and applications should be directed to:

        Brian Klinkenberg
        Chair, Search Committee
        Department of Geography
        University of British Columbia
        1984 West Mall
        Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z2
        Canada

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

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    Posted August 17, 2006
      Memorial University of Newfoundland
        Department of Geography
        Head of Department

        The Department of Geography at Memorial University invites applications for the position of Head of Department. The area of specialization is open. The position will normally commence no later than July 1, 2007, subject to budgetary approval. Appointment will be at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.

        Letters of application should be sent to the Chair of the Search Committee, accompanied by a current curriculum vitæ, a teaching dossier, and the names and addresses of three persons who can supply a letter of reference. Candidates must have a completed doctoral degree, and have a record of academic leadership, excellence in teaching and research, and experience with undergraduate and graduate programs. Letters of application should specifically address the qualifications and experience that make the applicant a suitable candidate for the position of Head and well qualified for a tenured senior position in the department. The term of office for Heads is three years, normally renewable once following review. pplications should reach the Chair of the Search Committee no later than November 10, 2006.

        Applicants can learn about the Department at www.mun.ca/geog. Applications should be directed to:

        The Chair, Headship Search Committee
        c/o Department of Geography
        Memorial University of Newfoundland
        St. John’s, NL A1B 3X9
        Phone: (709) 737-7417; fax: (709) 737-3119; e-mail: geog@mun.ca.

        Please quote position #: VPA-GEOG-2006-001.

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

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      Memorial University of Newfoundland
        Department of Geography
        Economic Geography

        The Department invites applications for a position in Economic Geography. The position will normally commence July 1, 2007, subject to budgetary approval, and will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position normally requires a completed doctoral degree for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels and should demonstrate commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Candidates should be engaged in an active research program.

        Letters of application should be sent to the Head of the Department, accompanied by a current curriculum vitæ, a teaching dossier and the names and addresses of three persons who can supply a letter of reference. Applications should reach the Head no later than November 10, 2006. Applicants can learn about the Department at www.mun.ca/geog.

        Applications should be directed to:

        Dr. K. Storey, Head
        Department of Geography
        Memorial University of Newfoundland
        St. John’s, NL, Canada, A1B 3X9.

        Please quote position # VPA-GEOG-2006-002.

        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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    Posted August 15, 2006
      University of Regina
        Department of Geography
        Physical Geography - Hydrology

        The Department of Geography at the University of Regina invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2007.

        The Department of Geography seeks a full-time tenure-track faculty member with expertise in Physical Geography, to strengthen the Department’s existing core in this area. The Department is seeking candidates with specific research expertise in Hydrology; with the ability to teach across the physical geography curriculum. Methodological and technical skills appropriate to the pursuit of these interests are required. Candidates who can further complement the department’s teaching capabilities and whose interests augment and support the strategic research themes of the University, and the Department, will be advantaged. The candidate will be expected to work closely with colleagues in the Faculty engaged in related areas of research and teaching; and play a pivotal role in developing further interdisciplinary linkages with the other Faculties and Research Centres on campus.

        The Department seeks an outstanding individual with demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. (or be close to completion), a record of scholarly publication, evidence of excellence in teaching, and show the potential to develop an independent externally funded research program. The Department is committed to a balanced program of research, teaching and service to the community.

        The University of Regina has over 12,500 students and is currently in a significant growth phase. The Geography Department is also experiencing exciting growth with 4 new faculty hires in the past 3 years, state-of-the-art computing facilities, and a new Canada Research Chair in Geomatics and Sustainability. Our collegial environment is one where individual voices are heard and where personal contributions make a difference.

        Applications, including a covering letter, a statement of research and teaching interests, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three (3) letters of reference which include the referee’s full contact information (address, e-mail and phone number), should be sent to:

        Dr. Tom Chase, Dean
        Faculty of Arts
        University of Regina
        Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, S4S 0A2
        Fax: (306) 585-5368

        Closing date for applications is December 1, 2006.

        Academic inquiries may be addressed to:

        Dr. Ben Cecil, Head
        Department of Geography
        Phone: (306) 585-4034
        E-mail: ben.cecil@uregina.ca

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Regina is committed to the principles of employment equity and is a partner in the Aboriginal Employment Development Program.

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      University of Regina
        Department of Geography
        Cartography and Geographic Information Science

        The Department of Geography at the University of Regina invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2007.

        The Department of Geography seeks a tenure-track faculty member with expertise in Cartography and Geographic Information Science, to enhance the department’s existing strength in this area. Candidates from a broad range of theoretical and analytical perspectives will be considered, with research interests in either human or physical geography; but there is particular interest in hiring in the areas of thematic cartography and/or environmental health. Methodological skills appropriate to the pursuit of these interests within a Cartographic and/or GIScience framework are required. Candidates who can further complement the Department’s capabilities and whose interests augment and support the strategic research themes of the University and the department will be advantaged.

        We seek an outstanding individual with demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment, a record of scholarly publication, evidence of excellence in teaching, and show the potential to develop an independent research agenda. The Department is committed to a balanced program of teaching, research, and service to the community.

        The University of Regina has over 12,500 students and is currently in a significant growth phase. The Geography Department is also experiencing exciting growth with 4 new faculty hires in the past 3 years, state-of-the-art computing facilities, and a new Canada Research Chair in Geomatics and Sustainability. Our collegial environment is one where individual voices are heard and where personal contributions make a difference.

        Applications, including a covering letter, a statement of research and teaching interests, current curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, and three (3) letters of reference which include the referee’s full contact information (address, e-mail and phone number), should be sent to:

        Dr. Tom Chase, Dean
        Faculty of Arts
        University of Regina
        Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, S4S 0A2
        Fax: (306) 585-5368

        Closing date for applications is December 1, 2006.

        Academic inquiries may be addressed to:

        Dr. Ben Cecil, Head
        Department of Geography
        Phone: (306) 585-4034
        E-mail: ben.cecil@uregina.ca

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Regina is committed to the principles of employment equity and is a partner in the Aboriginal Employment Development Program.

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    Posted August 1, 2006
      Brandon University
        Department of Rural Development
        Rural Development, Rural Studies, Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology, or Rural Geography

        Duties: While the area of specialization is open, the successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate courses on Rural Issues and graduate courses on Economic Development and Rural Sustainability. There will be an opportunity to offer a course in one’s area of specialization and to supervise B.A. thesis work and Master of Rural Development thesis research.

        Qualifications: Brandon University’s Department of Rural Development invites applications for a one-year term position at the rank of assistant professor. The preferred qualification for the position is the Doctorate; however ABD applicants will also be considered. The successful candidate will be a broadly educated scholar with a demonstrated strength in teaching and a record of research. Postgraduate research and training in Rural Development, Rural Studies, Agricultural Economics, Rural Sociology, or Rural Geography are all appropriate.

        Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2007 or until position is filled.

        Start Date: August 1, 2007.

        Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae, the names of three references, a teaching dossier including course evaluations and a sample publication to:

        Dr. Scott Grills artsdean@brandonu.ca
        Dean of Arts and Graduate Studies
        270-18th Street
        Brandon, Manitoba, Canada R7A 6A9

        Short-listed candidates will be required to provide official graduate transcripts at the time of interview. For additional information about Brandon University please visit our web site: www.brandonu.ca.Requested recruitment information may also be e-mailed to artsdean@brandonu.ca.

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

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    Posted July 31, 2006
      University of Toronto at Scarborough
        Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences and International Development Studies Program, Department of Social Sciences
        Environmental Science

        The Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences (DPES) and the International Development Studies Program (IDS) in the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Toronto at Scarborough invite applications for an interdisciplinary, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of environmental science. The successful candidate will be expected to play an active role in our teaching and research programs, and will specifically contribute an international development perspective. Information about DPES and IDS can be found at: http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~physsci/ and http://www.utsc.utoronto.ca/~socsci/programs/int_dev_studies.html

        Applicants must have a PhD with a specialization in one of the physical sciences and have a strong understanding of both science and social science approaches to research. The ideal candidate will have conducted research on developing world issues related to natural systems degradation, regeneration/remediation or conservation with respect to one or more of soils, water or forests.

        The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research; a strong commitment to teaching and curriculum development related to the environment is essential. He/she will be expected to teach in the undergraduate physical and environmental science programs, in the IDS Program and in the Master of Environmental Science Program. The development of a strong externally funded research program and supervision of graduate students will be essential.

        The salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

        Applicants are asked to send a letter of application including a current curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, a selection of research publications and a proposed five-year research plan. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent. Applications and reference letters may be sent electronically to: DPES-IDS@utsc.utoronto.ca.

        or as paper copy to:

        Ms. Patricia Woodcock
        Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences
        University of Toronto-Scarborough
        1265 Military Trail
        Toronto, Ontario, Canada M1C 1A4

        Applications should be received by September 15, 2006. Ideally, the appointments will commence January 1, 2007.

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

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

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      Queen’s University at Kingston
        Department of Geography
        Queen’s National Scholar

        Queen’s University Department of Geography welcome applications from excellent scholars and teachers who wish to be considered for appointment under the Queen’s National Scholar (QNS) Program. The QNS Program serves to enrich teaching and research in newly developing fields of knowledge as well as traditional disciplines. The main criterion for appointment is academic excellence. Preferences will be given to scholars in early or mid-career. However, success in the QNS competition requires a significant record of quality publications and external funding. The Department of Geography is eligible to nominate candidates for one of these positions, and will consider applications from candidates in any field of Geography. Applicants who take an exciting interdisciplinary approach to urban issues and who can build on existing faculty strengths are most welcome. Candidates would be eligible for a tenure-track or newly tenured appointment, depending on experience. Under the QNS program, appointments may be either tenure-track or special shorter-term appointments. A maximum of four QNS positions will be available for the 2007/08 competition in the areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Health. For further information potential applicants may referred to the website: http://www.queensu.ca/principal/specialp.html.

        In keeping with Queen's commitment to employment equity and diversity in the workplace, the department particularly welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

        Before submitting a formal application, prospective candidates should contact the Head of Department, Professor Anne Godlewska, for further information godlewsk@post.queensu.ca. Applications are to be sent to the Head of Department, Department of Geography, Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6. Applications should include curriculum vitae, statements of current and prospective research interests and teaching experience or potential and no more than three off-prints. Applications should also supply information concerning any interruptions in their academic careers or other factors that may have affected their capacity to complete scholarly work. Letters from at least three referees should be sent directly to the address above. The deadline for receipt of applications, including letters of reference, is October 13, 2006, for decision in January 2007.

        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, the details of which are posted at www.qufa.ca.

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      Carleton University
        Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
        Physical Geography

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July 1st, 2007. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval. Preference will be given to applicants demonstrating research and teaching interests in the physical environments of cold regions with expertise in areas that may include but are not limited to: process geomorphology, terrain analysis, and landscape restoration. Candidates will be required to develop an externally funded research program and contribute to development of the graduate program. The faculty in Physical Geography are field scientists, and we would expect the appointment to have complementary skills and interests. Candidates will contribute to the broader programs in the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies through teaching in quantitative and analytical methods along with areas related to their research expertise.

        Applicants must have completed their Ph.D. at the time of appointment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The applications of Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Carleton University is committed to equality of employment for women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities. Persons from these groups are encouraged to apply. Inquiries regarding the position may be directed to:

        Dr. Mike Brklacich, Chair
        Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
        Carleton University
        1125 Colonel By Drive
        Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6
        Email: Chair_Geography@carleton.ca

        Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching performance, a summary statement of research interests and experience, the names and addresses of three referees, and up to three reprints. Hard copies of the application and supporting documents must be received no later than October 15th, 2006.

        Please note that electronic applications will not be accepted.

        Applicants should consult the Department’s website at http://www.carleton.ca/geography for details of current research activities and course offerings.

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      Lakehead University
        Department of Geography
        Laboratory Technician in Geography

        9-month ongoing position, August to May

        Preferred Qualifications: Master’s degree in Geography or related field. Experience in laboratory instruction; familiarity with the function of geographical field equipment; experience in geographic research in cartography, map analysis, aerial photography and the theoretical and practical use of GIS software; knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Access would be an asset. Applications from Honours graduates in Geography may be considered.

        Duties: The Laboratory Technician is responsible for assisting in the instruction of laboratory courses, the general upkeep of, and instruction in, the use of departmental field equipment including GPS, survey equipment and GIS software, and items used in the Field Techniques and Field School courses, and by fourth year honours thesis students. Note that the laboratory instructional component of this position will decrease significantly once the proposed Geography/Anthropology graduate program is established while the laboratory management and the equipment/software maintenance component will increase.

        Most of these courses have a large enrolment and demand excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as the ability to manage and mark significant amounts of student work.

        For more information contact Dr Robert Dilley; Chair, Department of Geography robert.dilley@lakeheadu.ca.

        Apply to:

        The Human Resources Department
        Lakehead University
        Thunder Bay, Ontario P7B 5E1

        Closing Date: 2006 August 12

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    Posted June 19, 2006
    University of Calgary
      Department of Geography
      Transportation Geography

      The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure track position as a senior Associate or Full Professor in Transportation Geography. The Department is seeking expertise in the following areas of geography: transportation, urban studies, GIS, planning and economic geography. The successful candidate must have a PhD in Geography and an established international reputation and research program. The successful applicant will be expected to teach in the Geography Department and to contribute in a substantial manner to the newly established Transportation Studies Major in which the Geography Department plays a leading role. In addition the applicant would be expected to contribute to all Departmental Programs at the Undergraduate and Graduate levels.

      The Geography Department, with 23 faculty members, offers PhD, MSc, MA, MGIS, BSc, and BA degrees. The Department plays a leadership role in, and has strong links with, interdisciplinary undergraduate programs including the Transportation Studies Major, Urban Studies, Environmental Science and Earth Science. State-of-the-art research, teaching, computing and analytical facilities are available in the Department. The successful candidate’s duties would include undergraduate and graduate teaching (Masters and PhD levels).

      Applicants should provide a letter of application that includes evidence of excellence in teaching and research productivity, a curriculum vitae, student teaching evaluations and reprints of recent publications. The position is open until filled, with applications reviewed on a continual basis beginning October 16, 2006.

      Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference directly sent to the address below:

      Apply:

      Chair, Search Committee
      Department of Geography
      University of Calgary
      2500 University Dr. NW
      Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
      Fax 403-282-6561.

      Further information about the Department may be found at: http://www.ucalgary.ca/geog

      Please do not respond by email to this advertisement.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Calgary respects, appreciates, and encourages diversity.

      To see all University of Calgary academic positions, please visit www.ucalgary.ca/hr/career

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    Posted June 5, 2006
    Ryerson University
      Department of Civil Engineering
      Geomatics Engineering

      The Department of Civil Engineering invites applications for a 12-month limited-term appointment at the Assistant Professor level, commencing August 1, 2006, subject to budgetary approval. It may be possible to renew this limited-term appointment for another 12 months, also subject to budgetary approval. The position involves teaching courses in the areas of Data Modelling, Estimation and Analysis, and supervising fourth-year degree project students.

      The applicant is required to have expertise in one or more of the following areas: Geodesy and Satellite Positioning; Photogrammetry and Digital Mapping; or Spatial Information Management Systems. 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. Candidates should be experienced in field research. A willingness to include field instruction in courses is regarded as important. Applicants should have a PhD, or be near completion, and have undergraduate teaching experience.

      The undergraduate curriculum of the Department of Civil Engineering emphasizes small group teaching and fieldwork. Department faculty members are also involved in graduate teaching through several interdisciplinary graduate programs. Additional information on the Department and the University can be obtained at http://www.civil.ryerson.ca/

      The salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications, including a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and the names (with contact information) of three possible referees, should by received by June 5, 2006, by:

      Professor Dr. Said Easa, Interim Chair
      Department of Civil Engineering
      Ryerson University
      350 Victoria Street
      Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2K3
      Tel: 416-979-5000, ext. 6451. Fax: 416-979-5122.
      E-mail: saideasa@ryerson.ca

      Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

      Ryerson University has an employment equity program and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and women. Members of designated groups are encouraged to self-identify. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

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    Posted June 2, 2006
    Athabasca University
      Centre for Science
      Physical Geography

      Applications are invited for a full-time AUFA tenure-track appointment in physical geography at the Assistant Professor Level.

      Athabasca University is Canada's premier distance education and open university. Teaching duties will involve the delivery and development of distance education courses in physical geography, remote sensing, and their application to environmental science. Development of new courses at Athabasca University involves working in a team environment. The position comes with an expectation of continued research activity and other scholarly engagements.

      The successful candidate must have a PhD in physical geography at the time of appointment and have experience in teaching at the university level. While the area of specialization within physical geography is open, the ideal candidate should have some background in earth science. Familiarity with GIS, particularly with respect to environmental science application, is required.

      Please refer to the full job profile on our Web site at: www.athabascau.ca/jobprofiles

      Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience, supplemented by a generous benefits package. Start date is September 1, 2006 or as soon as possible thereafter.

      Further information about this position may be obtained from Dr. Burton Voorhees at burt@athabascau.ca

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

      Applicants should send a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, contact information for three possible referees (address, phone numbers and e-mail) and copies of no more than three reprints of representative publications by June 30, 2006, quoting competition #AU-APPG-0529. Applications should be e-mailed to the Human Resources Advisor, Human Resources at resume@athabascau.ca.

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

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    Posted May 30, 2006
    Saint Mary’s University
      Department of Geography
      Cultural/Historical Geography

      The Department of Geography at Saint Mary's University invites applications for an entry-level tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of Cultural and/or Historical Geography to be effective July 1, 2007. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Geography or be nearing completion of the degree at time of application, and have a record of teaching effectiveness at the undergraduate level. As a member of a dynamic and diverse community of scholars, the successful candidate should demonstrate considerable promise in contributing to the Department through teaching, research and scholarly publication.

      Course responsibilities at the undergraduate level will include: introductory human geography, cultural ecology, geographical theory, and other courses in the discipline of cultural and/or historical geography. The following attributes would be considered desirable assets: a research focus on a geographical region, and interest in contributing to curriculum development at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

      Saint Mary’s University is uniquely committed to serving the local, regional, national, and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment for undergraduate and graduate students. The Faculty of Arts is particularly interested in scholars with creative approaches to undergraduate education who can also contribute to its interdisciplinary and graduate programs. Information about the University, Faculty of Arts and Department of Geography may be found at www.smu.ca and www.smu.ca/academic/arts/geography.

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

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

      In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed in the first instance to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from all qualified people, including women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities. Applications sent by e-mail will not be considered. For further information, e-mail anne.baker@smu.ca, fax 902-496-8213, telephone 902-420-5737. Deadline for applications is November 1, 2006.

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    Posted May 29, 2006
    Lakehead University
      School of Outdoor Recreation
      Outdoor Recreation

      Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at a rank commensurate with experience and qualifications to commence August 1, 2006, or as soon as possible thereafter.

      Applicants for this position must demonstrate a substantial academic record in the broad field of outdoor recreation, with a specialization in outdoor leadership, a strong record of teaching, research and administration and a completed Ph.D. In addition, applicants should have demonstrated experience in supervising graduate students, in attracting research funding and in curriculum development.

      The successful candidate will have the opportunity to assume a leadership role in the Honours Bachelor of Outdoor Recreation program and will play a major role in its revision.

      Further information about programs, faculty members and staff in the School of Outdoor Recreation, Parks and Tourism is available at outdoorrec.lakeheadu.ca or can be obtained by contacting the Director of the School, Dr. Bob Payne (807-343-8758).

      Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, re-prints and pre-prints of publications and the names and addresses of three referees to:

      Dr. Laurie Hayes
      Vice-President (Academic) and Provost
      955 Oliver Road
      Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, P7B 5E1.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Lakehead University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, individuals within visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.

      A completed Confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status must accompany each application. This form is available on the Lakehead University website at http://www.lakeheadu.ca/~humanres/forms.html. Review of applications will begin on July 15, 2006 and will continue until the position is filled.

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    Trent University
      Department of Geography
      Physical Geography

      Trent University invites applications to the Department of Geography from potential nominees for the 2006-07 NSERC University Faculty Award (UFA) competition.

      Applications from individuals whose research and teaching interests complement the Geography Department’s existing strengths in climatology, geomorphology, glaciology and hydrology are particularly welcome, although outstanding candidates in any area of Physical Geography are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to strengthen the Geography Department’s contribution to graduate studies at Trent through participation in the Applications of Modelling in the Natural and Social Sciences’ MSc program or through the Watershed Ecosystems’ MSc and PhD programs. The department offers a broad range of research opportunities in Physical Geography, including a research wind tunnel and extensive equipment for field-based research in hydrology and microclimatology. Trent is also home to the world-class Water Quality Centre, containing an extensive array of analytical facilities for water quality research. Further information is available through the university web page ( www.trentu.ca).

      Candidates must either currently hold a Ph.D. degree in Geography or a related field, or expect to have completed their degree requirements by the date of appointment (July 2007). Relevant post-doctoral experience would be an asset. The UFA program is designed to increase the representation of women and Aboriginal peoples in the sciences; accordingly, the competition is limited to women and Aboriginal peoples who have not previously held a tenure track appointment at a Canadian university. Further information on the NSERC University Faculty Award program is available from NSERC or at its website (http://www.nserc.gc.ca/professors_e.asp?nav=profnav&lbi=c7" ).

      Completed applications will consist of a curriculum vitae and statements of the applicant’s teaching philosophy and research interests. Applicants should also arrange for letters from three referees to be sent directly. Two of the referees are preferred to be individuals who can comment on applicant’s doctoral and post-doctoral research; at least one referee should be in a position to address the applicant’s teaching ability and promise.

      Enquiries should be directed to: Cheryl McKenna Neuman ( cmckneuman@trentu.ca, 705-748-1011 ext 1307). Send applications to:

      Cheryl McKenna Neuman, Chair
      Department of Geography
      Trent University
      1600 West Bank Dr.
      Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 7B8

      by July 14, 2006.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Trent University is an employment equity employer, and especially invites applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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    Posted May 26, 2006
    Université de Moncton
      Faculté des arts et des sciences sociales
      Géographie

      Information générale : Il s’agit d’un poste régulier menant à la permanence d’emploi, à combler au rang d’adjoint ou d’adjointe à compter du 1er janvier 2007. Ce poste est rattaché au Département d’histoire et de géographie de la Faculté des arts et des sciences sociales.

      Fonctions : Dans le cadre des fonctions universitaires d’enseignement, de recherche et de services à la collectivité, la personne qui occupera ce poste sera une ou un géographe spécialiste en aménagement du territoire ou en développement régional appliqué au contexte nord-américain, particulièrement en milieu maritime. Dans un milieu où le travail d’équipe est essentiel, la personne retenue devra assurer les fonctions d’enseignement et d’encadrement rattachées aux programmes de premier cycle en géographie, incluant la direction de mémoires de baccalauréat. La charge de travail comprend également la participation de la candidate ou du candidat à la contribution au Département dans le programme de maîtrise en études de l’environnement.

      Formation : Vous possédez un diplôme de premier cycle en géographie et un doctorat en géographie (ou dans une discipline connexe). Vous maîtrisez également les méthodes quantitatives, les systèmes d’information géographie (S.I.G.) et les méthodes de recherche contemporaines, ainsi qu’une expérience en enseignement universitaire. Vous avez à votre actif un dossier de réalisations en recherche dans ce champ d’expertise. Une capacité à obtenir du financement externe de recherche et une possibilité de collaboration ou d’intégration aux équipes de chercheures et chercheurs de l’Université de Moncton (Chaire d’études K.-C.-Irving en développement durable, Institut de recherche sur les zones côtières, Institut canadien de recherche en politiques et administration publique, etc.) sont souhaitables. La maîtrise de la langue française, tant à l’oral qu’à l’écrit, est essentielle.

      Entrée en fonction et traitement : Le 1er janvier 2007. Le traitement annuel est établi selon la formation et l’expérience. Les critères servant à établir le rang professoral et le traitement annuel sont régis par la convention collective.

      Fermeture du concours : Le 4 septembre 2006. Les personnes intéressées à postuler sont priées de faire parvenir un dossier complet incluant un curriculum vitae détaillé, une copie des relevés des études universitaires et des diplômes obtenus, un texte décrivant les projets de recherche actuels et futurs et, aux fins de référence, trois lettres de recommandations confidentielles qui doivent être envoyées directement. Faire parvenir le tout à:

      Mme Isabelle McKee-Allain, Ph.D.
      Faculté des arts et des sciences sociales
      Université de Moncton, Campus de Moncton
      Moncton (N.-B.) E1A 3E9
      Téléphone : (506) 858 4018; Télécopieur : (506) 858 4166; courriel : mckee ai@umoncton.ca.

      L’Université de Moncton souscrit à l’équité en matière d’emploi et encourage les candidatures de toute personne qualifiée, femme ou homme, y compris les autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les membres des minorités visibles. Conformément aux exigences relatives à l’immigration, ce concours s’adresse en priorité aux citoyennes et citoyens canadiens ainsi qu’aux personnes ayant obtenu le droit d’établissement au Canada.

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    Posted May 19, 2006
    Okanagan College
      Vernon Campus
      Geography

      Okanagan College transforms lives and communities. We educate, train and support our students to excel in the workplace, to succeed in further education and to become lifelong learners. We are intent on being a college which students are proud to attend, where employees are proud to work and whose graduates are highly valued in the workplace and at other post-secondary institutions.

      Arts and Foundational Programs is seeking applications for a full-time continuing college professor to teach undergraduate courses in human geography and introductory physical geography. Travel to Kelowna will be required.

      A Master's Degree in Geography, or a closely related field, is required; however, a PhD is preferred. Expertise in environmental planning/management is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional teaching record with demonstrated learner-centred teaching philosophy. An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity will be considered an asset. Successful applicants will be an integral part of the team that will help Okanagan College realize the promise of a world-class college.

      This is a Full-time Continuing appointment effective August 1, 2006. Salary and working conditions are governed by the Okanagan College Faculty Association Collective Agreement. Placement on the salary grid is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

      For inquiries of an academic nature, please contact Leif Burge, Chair of Geography, at (250) 762-5445, local 4280 or by email at lburge@okanagan.bc.ca.

      As a learner-centred institution, Okanagan College is committed to providing excellence in teaching and learning. For more information about the mission of Okanagan College, please visit our website at www.okanagan.bc.ca.

      Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of a learner-centred focus, and contact information for three referees by Wednesday, May 31, 2006 to:

      Competition No. FAC0617

      Okanagan College
      Human Resources Division
      1000 K.L.O. Road
      Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 4X8

      E-mail applications in Word, PDF, or Rich Text format to jobapps@okanagan.bc.ca. Competition Number must be included in the subject line. Applications received via mail or fax at (250) 762-3631 will be scanned into an electronic database.

      Please visit our website at: http://www.okanagan.bc.ca/employment.

      Okanagan College is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. International applicants are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian Citizens and Landed Immigrants (permanent residents) of Canada. OC wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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    Okanagan College
      Pentiction Campus
      Geography and Earth & Environmental Sciences

      Okanagan College transforms lives and communities. We educate, train and support our students to excel in the workplace, to succeed in further education and to become lifelong learners. We are intent on being a college which students are proud to attend, where employees are proud to work and whose graduates are highly valued in the workplace and at other post-secondary institutions.

      Arts and Foundational Programs is seeking applications for a full-time term college professor to teach undergraduate courses in human geography and physical geography.

      A Master's Degree in Geography, or a closely related field, is required; however, a PhD is preferred. Expertise in environmental planning/management is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional teaching record with demonstrated learner-centred teaching philosophy. An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity will be considered an asset. Successful applicants will be an integral part of the team that will help Okanagan College realize the promise of a world-class college.

      This is a Full-time Term appointment effective August 28, 2006 to April 27, 2007. Salary and working conditions are governed by the Okanagan College Faculty Association Collective Agreement. Placement on the salary grid is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

      For inquiries of an academic nature, please contact Leif Burge, Chair of Geography, at (250) 762-5445, local 4280 or by email at lburge@okanagan.bc.ca.

      As a learner-centred institution, Okanagan College is committed to providing excellence in teaching and learning. For more information about the mission of Okanagan College, please visit our website at www.okanagan.bc.ca.

      Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of a learner-centred focus, and contact information for three referees by Wednesday, May 31, 2006 to:

      Competition No. FAC0626

      Okanagan College
      Human Resources Division
      1000 K.L.O. Road
      Kelowna, B.C. V1Y 4X8

      E-mail applications in Word, PDF, or Rich Text format to jobapps@okanagan.bc.ca. Competition Number must be included in the subject line. Applications received via mail or fax at (250) 762-3631 will be scanned into an electronic database.

      Please visit our website at: http://www.okanagan.bc.ca/employment.

      Okanagan College is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. International applicants are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian Citizens and Landed Immigrants (permanent residents) of Canada. OC wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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    Posted May 18, 2006
    Augustana Faculty, University of Alberta
      Department of Science
      Environmental Studies and Geography

      Augustana Faculty, University of Alberta, invites applications for a sessional teaching position in Environmental Studies and Geography for the term January 1, 2007 through April 30, 2007.

      This position involves responsibility for the teaching of:

      • Environmental Studies/Geography 120, Human Activities & Natural Environment (lecture 3 hours per week).
      • Geography 231, Climatology (lecture 3 hours per week plus two lab sections each meeting 3 hours per week).

      Augustana Faculty is looking for one person to teach both courses or we would consider splitting them up and hiring one person per course.

      Augustana Faculty, located in Camrose, 90 km southeast of Edmonton, is committed to building on its reputation for rigorous, high-quality teaching in the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences, and, in doing so, providing a distinctive undergraduate experience for students within one of Canada’s leading universities. Augustana encourages applications from individuals who will share that commitment to teaching in a collegial, small-campus setting. Successful candidates will be expected to hold a minimum of a Master’s degree and to have recent experience in university teaching at the undergraduate level.

      Applications, including curriculum vitae, degree transcripts, evidence of successful teaching, as well as names and full contact information of at least three references, should be submitted as soon as possible to:

      Dr. Neil Haave, Chair
      Department of Science
      Augustana Faculty
      University of Alberta
      4901 46 Avenue
      Camrose, AB T4V 2R3
      Phone: (780) 679-1506, Fax: (780) 679-1590
      e-mail: nhaave@ualberta.ca.

      Applications will be reviewed in an ongoing process until the position is filled.

      All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

      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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    Posted April 27, 2006
    University of Victoria
      Department of Geography
      NSERC University Faculty Award in Physical Geography

      The Department of Geography at the University of Victoria is seeking to nominate a candidate for a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) University Faculty Award (UFA) for the Fall 2006 competition. These awards are directed toward women and Aboriginal peoples in science and engineering. (See NSERC UFA site). A successful candidate will be appointed as a regular tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level starting July 1, 2007 conditional upon acceptance into the UFA program and the awarding of an NSERC Discovery Grant.

      Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree at the time of appointment and a proven research record. The chosen candidate is expected to develop an innovative, externally-funded research program as well as be committed to excellent teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in a field of physical geography that complements the department's existing research strength in coastal environments. Further information about the department may be found at: http://www.geog.uvic.ca/

      Applicants should submit a complete curriculum vitae, a five-year research plan (1-2 pages in length), a short statement of teaching interests and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to:

      Dr. Dan Smith
      Professor and Chair
      Department of Geography
      University of Victoria
      Victoria, British Columbia
      Tel: (250) 721-7325; Fax: (250) 721-6216
      E-mail: chair@office.geog,uvic.ca

      Complete applications must be received by June 6, 2006. E-mailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.

      In accordance with the University’s Equity Plan, pursuant to Section 42 of the BC Human Rights Code and under the terms of the NSERC UFA program, this selection will be limited to women and Aboriginal peoples. Candidates from those groups are encouraged to self-identify. We encourage applicants who have had career delays associated with family responsibilities. In accordance with NSERC requirements applicants must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada as of the nomination deadline date.

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    Posted April 15, 2006
    Laurentian University
      Department of Geography
        Tenure Track Appointment in Population/Health Geography

        Applications are invited for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level from candidates with a specialty in Population Geography and /or Health Geography, and a strong background in quantitative methods. The candidate should be capable of teaching regional courses with an emphasis on developing countries. The teaching language for this position is English. The successful applicant will have a PhD in Geography and will demonstrate strong potential for teaching and research excellence. The appointment date is July 1, 2006. In accordance with the university’s policy of bilingualism, Laurentian has a requirement of passive bilingualism (English/French) as a condition of tenure. The university offers its employees free second language courses.

        This position is subject to budgetary approval. Laurentian is committed to equity in employment and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates will be considered, but Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Applications should be sent to:

        Dr. Raoul Etongue Mayer
        Chair, Department of Geography
        Laurentian University
        935 Ramsey Lake Road
        Sudbury, Ontario, P3E 2C6

        Applications should be received before May 10, 2006.

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    Posted March 30, 2006
    Trent University
      Department of Geography
        Ten Month Limited Term Appointment in Physical Geography

        Applications are invited by the Department of Geography for a ten month limited-term appointment at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor level, to teach the following courses commencing August 1, 2006:

        Responsibilities will include teaching the following courses:

        • GEOG211H (fall term) Methods for Physical Geography
        • GEOG254H (winter term) Process Geomorphology
        • GEOG354H (fall term) Fluvial Geomorphology
        • GEOG355H (winter term) Water in the Subsurface Environment

        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. Candidates should be experienced in field research. A willingness to include field instruction in courses is regarded as important. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be near completion and have undergraduate teaching experience.

        The undergraduate curriculum of the Department of Geography emphasizes small group teaching and fieldwork. Department faculty are also involved in graduate teaching through several interdisciplinary graduate programs. Additional information on the Department and the University can be obtained at http://WWW.TRENTU.CA/geography.

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

        Applicants must include with the letter of application: a curriculum vitae and the names (with contact information) of three possible referees. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

        Deadline for receipt of complete applications is May 30, 2006.

        Applications should be sent to:

        Professor James Buttle, Chair
        Department of Geography
        Trent University
        1600 West Bank Drive
        Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8.
        Voice: 705 748-1011 ext 1475; Fax: 705 748-1205
        Email: jbuttle@trentu.ca .

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    Trent University
      Department of Geography
        Twelve Month Limited Term Appointment in Human Geography

        Applications are invited by the Department of Geography for a twelve month limited-term appointment at the Lecturer/Assistant Professor level, to teach the following courses commencing July 1, 2006:

        Responsibilities will include teaching Geography 271H (fall term) Cities: An Introduction to Urban Geography and three of the following four courses:

        • GEOG 231H (fall term) Recreation Geography Methods
        • GEOG 251H (winter term) Methods in Human Geography and Environmental Studies
        • GEOG 371H (fall term) Urban Planning
        • GEOG 373H (winter term) Urban Social Geography

        The position also involves some supervision of Honours Theses.

        In general, the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate a willingness to develop challenging and innovative approaches to teaching, as well as an ability to work closely with colleagues and students. Candidates should be experienced in field research. A willingness to include field instruction in courses is regarded as important. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be near completion and have undergraduate teaching experience.

        The undergraduate curriculum of the Department of Geography emphasizes small group teaching and fieldwork. Department faculty are also involved in graduate teaching through several interdisciplinary graduate programs. Additional information on the Department and the University can be obtained at http://WWW.TRENTU.CA/geography.

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

        Applicants must include with the letter of application: a curriculum vitae and the names (with contact information) of three possible referees. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

        Deadline for receipt of complete applications is May 15, 2006.

        Applications should be sent to:

        Professor James Buttle, Chair
        Department of Geography
        Trent University
        1600 West Bank Drive
        Peterborough, ON K9J 7B8.
        Voice: 705 748-1011 ext 1475; Fax: 705 748-1205
        Email: jbuttle@trentu.ca .

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    Posted March 9, 2006

    University of Calgary
      Faculty of Social Sciences
        Dean

        The University of Calgary is a comprehensive, research-intensive university with almost 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students and 5,000 faculty and staff. The University is located in Calgary, one of the best places in the world to live, a city with a population of close to a million and the fastest growing large city in Canada. It is a dynamic, vibrant, and wealthy city that has a highly educated population—over 60% of the population aged 25 to 64 has completed a post-secondary program—and has the second largest concentration of head offices in Canada. The community has a strong and continuing interest in the University and its promotion of excellence in research and teaching.

        With an outstanding record of achievement in research and scholarship, the Faculty of Social Sciences offers a full range of undergraduate and graduate programs. Many of its nine departments and unique multidisciplinary programs rank among the very best in Canada. To find out more about the Faculty's cultural richness and intellectual diversity, please consult www.ss.ucalgary.ca

        A member of the leadership team of the University, the Dean will be responsible for leading this ambitious Faculty to an even higher level of national and international recognition. The ideal candidate will bring proven leadership abilities in an academic setting, an accomplished research record with a Ph.D. in a social sciences discipline, fund raising experience, financial acumen and the ability to foster productive relationships with external stakeholders.

        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.

        Should you want to learn more about this unique leadership opportunity, call Lara Truderung or Libby Dybikowski at (604) 913-7768 or forward your CV, a letter of introduction and the names of three referees in confidence, to:

        Provence Consulting Inc.
        Email:search@provenceconsulting.com
        Fax (604) 913-8356
        www.provenceconsulting.com

        We communicate with all who express interest

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    Posted February 27, 2006

    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. This is a full time term appointment for one year, with the possibility of reappointment. The teaching duties are three undergraduate courses in each of the Fall and Winter terms and one undergraduate course in Intersession. Possible areas of teaching would include urban issues, natural resources and environmental policy, and hazards. Other duties include assisting in course and curriculum development, Department committee assignments, mentoring and supervision of course teaching assistants, and other teaching-related duties as assigned by the Chair.

        Requirements are a Ph.D. or M.A. in Human Geography, and demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate courses in Human Geography or a related social science.

        Applications should include a curriculum vitae and a teaching profile outlining teaching experience and/or interests. Candidates should arrange for at least three confidential letters of reference to be sent to the Chair at the address below:

        Dr. Martin Sharp, Chair
        Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
        1-26 Earth Sciences Building
        University of Alberta
        Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E3

        The closing date for applications is April 17, 2006, or until a suitable candidate is found. Early applications are encouraged.

        The University of Alberta hires on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

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

        The Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Alberta offers a major and minor program in Human Geography. Existing research interests in the Human Geography group include environmental hazards, rural and urban geography, environment and health, leisure, and environmental management.

        For more information about the Department and the University of Alberta, please see the Department’s web page: http://www.ualberta.ca/EAS.

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    Posted February 20, 2006

    University of Waterloo
      Department of Geography
        Geomatics: 1) Remote Sensing; 2) Spatial Statistics

        The University of Waterloo invites applications for two tenure-track positions in Geomatics at the Associate or Assistant Professor level specializing in Environmental Informatics, Spatial Statistics or Remote Sensing. These positions build on existing Geomatics strengths in Geography and complement the launch of a new Geomatics programme being implemented in partnership with the School of Planning and the School of Computer Science.

        In the first position, preference will be given to applicants who emphasize the applied aspects of Remote Sensing and have experience in at least one of the following: international applications, environmental modelling, land use / watershed applications, or digital elevation models. The successful candidate is expected to be a strong contributor to research and teaching (including GIS) at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

        In the second position, preference will be given to applicants who have expertise in Spatial Statistics and at least one of the following: environment and development applications, environmental modelling, demographics or market analysis, infrastructure/transportation systems, municipal or community information systems. The successful candidate is expected to be a strong contributor to research and teaching (including spatial statistics) at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

        The positions are located in the Department of Geography with the second position also supporting teaching and supervision in other programs in the Faculty of Environmental Studies. The Faculty offers degrees in Environment and Business, Environment and Resource Studies, Geography, Local Economic Development, Planning and Tourism. (see: http://www.fes.uwaterloo.ca/)

        Applicants should have a Ph.D. by the start date: July 1, 2006 or January 1, 2007. 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 curriculum vitae and the names (with contact information) of four referees. The first stage in the review of applicants will be based on the letter of application and the C.V. Referees will be contacted for those being considered in the second stage of the review. The review of applications will commence on April 21, 2006 and continue until the position is filled.

        Applications should be sent to:

        Chair, Faculty Search Committee
        Department of Geography
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        University of Waterloo
        Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
        geogchair@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. This appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

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    Posted February 8, 2006

    Queen's University
      Department of Geography and School of Environmental Studies
        Biogeography or Social Aspects of Environmental Geography

        The Department of Geography and the School of Environmental Studies at Queen’s University invite applications for a one-year, non-renewable, joint appointment in Biogeography or Social Aspects of Environmental Geography at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2006. We seek an individual who combines a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching with the potential for independent research and scholarship in an area that complements existing research strengths in the Department of Geography in either Earth Systems Science or Human Geography. The successful candidate may contribute to undergraduate teaching at the first, second-, third- or fourth-year undergraduate levels in Geography and Environmental Studies and will be expected to participate in the affairs of the two units. Applicants can learn more about the two units and current faculty research interests at: www.geog.queensu.ca and www.queensu.ca/envst.

        Applicants must either possess a Ph.D. or be ABD (all but dissertation, but close to completion). The salary offered will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        Applications should include a full 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. Anne Godlewska
        Head, Department of Geography
        Queen’s University
        Kingston, Ontario Canada K7L 3N6
        Tel: (613) 533-2903, Fax: (613) 533-6122.

        Review of applications will begin on April 15, 2006 and continue until the position is filled.

        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, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

        Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a collective agreement, the details of which are posted at www.queensu.ca/qufa.

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    Posted January 26, 2006

    McMaster University
      School of Geography and Earth Sciences
        Environment and Health

        The School of Geography and Earth Sciences at McMaster University invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level beginning July or September 1, 2006 in Environment and Health (www.science.mcmaster.ca/geo/). Environment and Health is a priority for the University, linked to McMaster’s Collaborations for Health initiative (see www.mcmaster.ca/vpacademic/IHWG_memo.cfm).

        The successful candidate must have a PhD in geography or a related field in hand at time of appointment. The applicant is expected to develop a strong program of externally-funded research in the human health-environment area. In addition, the candidate will have experience in applying GIS/spatial analysis and will develop research linkages with physical scientists in the School. The applicant should have a strong commitment to undergraduate/graduate teaching and supervision.

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

        The evaluation of candidates will begin as applications are received and will continue until the position is filled.

        Applicants should send a cover letter outlining their research interests, a copy of their curriculum vitae, a brief teaching dossier including a statement of teaching philosophy (max. 2 pp.) and evidence of teaching effectiveness, contact information for three referees (address, phone number and e-mail) and copies of no more than three reprints or works in progress to the Chair of the search committee. Electronic applications will not be accepted.

        Dr. Hok Woo
        Chair, Search Committee
        School of Geography and Earth Sciences
        Burke Science Building, room 235
        McMaster University
        1280 Main Street West
        Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
        Tel: (905) 525-9140, ext. 23526
        Fax: (905) 546-0463
        Email: woo@mcmaster.ca

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    Posted November 5, 2004

    Trinity Western University
      Geography Program
      Physical Geography

      The Geography Program invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor level effective August 15, 2006, subject to budget approval.

      Candidates with specializations in either geomorphology or climatology will be considered, but those with teaching and research experience in fluvial, coastal, or glacial geomorphology will be particularly welcome. Applicants should possess the Ph.D. or show evidence of immanent completion at the time of appointment.

      The successful candidate will have responsibility for large introductory physical geography courses which many students take as part of the liberal arts and sciences core at TWU. The appointee should be a person of initiative willing to give leadership to physical geography, an area that is currently under development in the geography program and which is a significant component of the B.Sc. in Environmental Studies.

      Trinity Western University is a private, Christian university in the evangelical Protestant tradition. The University requires faculty and staff to be committed Christians who actively support the mission of the University.

      Please direct all inquiries to Dr. C. Tracie, Coordinator of Geography (tracie@twu.ca).

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