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    Rank
    Specialty
    Location
    Closing Date
    Assistant Professor
    Health Geography
    University of Toronto Mississauga
    Nov 10 2016
    Assistant Professor
    Labour Studies
    McMaster University
    Nov 1 2016
    Assistant Professor
    Economic Geography
    Saint Mary's University
    Oct 15 2016
    Assistant Professor
    Economic Planning
    University of Toronto
    Oct 6 2016
    Assistant Professor
    Ecological Economics
    Concordia University
    Oct 1 2016
    Tier 2 CIHR Canada Research Chair
    Indigenous Health & Environment
    University of Western Ontario
    Sep 30 2016
    Assistant Professor
    Development Studies
    University of Calgary
    Sept 30 2016
    Tier 2 Canada Research Chair
    Geography of Social Justice
    University of Lethbridge
    Sept 15 2016
    Assistant Professor
    Geographic Information Science
    University of Toronto Mississauga
    Sept 12 2016
    Laboratory & Facility Manager
    Canadian Ice Core Archive
    University of Alberta
    Aug 31 2016
    Tier 2 Canada Research Chair
    Economy and Environment
    Queen's University
    Aug 31 2016


    Rank
    Specialty
    Location
    Closing Date
    Academic Associate
    Director, Geographical Information Centre
    McGill University
    CLOSED
    Professeur Remplaçant
    Géographie Humaine
    Université d’Ottawa
    CLOSED
    Replacement Professor
    Human Geography
    University of Ottawa
    CLOSED
    Limited-term Assistant Professors
    GIS and Resources Geography
    University of Victoria
    CLOSED
    Tier 2 Canada Research Chair
    Northern Governance & Public Policy
    Memorial University of Newfoundland
    CLOSED
    Limited-term Assistant Professor
    Planning
    University of Toronto
    CLOSED
    Director
    Director of Environment
    Nunatsiavut Government
    CLOSED
    Limited-term Assistant Professors
    Geography
    Ryerson University
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Envir. Man. & Governance
    Wilfrid Laurier University
    CLOSED
    Professeur-Chercheur
    Culture/dynamiques urbaines/régionales
    INRS - Centre Urbanisation Culture Société
    CLOSED
    3 Yr Definite-term Appointment
    Lectureship in Planning
    University of Waterloo
    CLOSED
    Limited-term Lecturer
    Human Geography
    University of Regina
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Aboriginal Env Management/Governance
    Simon Fraser University
    CLOSED


    August 19, 2016
        University of Toronto Mississauga
        Department of Geography

        Tenure-stream Assistant Professor in Health Geography with Urban Settings Focus

        The Department of Geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Health Geography with a focus on urban settings at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2017.

        The successful candidate must have earned a Ph.D. in Geography or a closely related field by the time of appointment or soon thereafter and have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research.

        The Department seeks to hire a candidate with a research and teaching program focused in Health Geography in urban settings with expertise in some combination of the following: access to health care services; determinants of health; infectious disease transmission; health of marginalized populations including Aboriginal, immigrant or low-income populations; health and health care in the developing world; and environment and health. Expertise in quantitative methods and GIS will be considered an asset.

        Candidates are expected to combine excellence in teaching with a demonstrated capacity to build a successful, externally funded research program that will expand and complement our current research strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a combination of core courses in Human Geography, which may include social geography, urban geography, research methods, and the candidate’s area of specialization. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, strong letters of reference and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Evidence of excellence in research is demonstrated by publications in top-ranked and field-relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees who are experts in the field of study.

        The appointment will be at UTM, which has a strong interdisciplinary commitment to teaching and research, a multicultural student body of 12,000 students, and a modern, spacious campus, where the appointee will be expected to develop an externally funded research program. The successful candidate will also hold a graduate faculty appointment in the tri-campus Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Toronto, a department with strengths and interdisciplinary linkages in physical and human geography and the environment. Active participation in the UTM Geography and Environment undergraduate programs, as well as in the graduate program of the Department of Geography and Planning is expected. Additional information on the Department can be obtained online at www.utm.utoronto.ca/geography.

        Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by visiting https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1600925. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, up to 3 representative publications, and a teaching dossier to include materials supporting evidence of teaching quality and experience.

        All materials must be received by November 10, 2016 (no email applications will be accepted).

        Any inquiries about the application should be sent to the Department Chair, Professor Kathi Wilson, at chair.utm.geography@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS word files in the following format:

          1. Letter, CV and research & teaching statements
          2. Publications

        Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

        Applicants should also ask three referees to send letters (on letterhead, signed and scanned) directly to the Department via email geography.utm@utoronto.ca by the closing date.

        The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

        As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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

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    August 17, 2016
        McMaster University
        School of Labour Studies

        Assistant Professor in Labour Studies

        The School of Labour Studies invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing July 1, 2017. This will be a joint appointment with another Social Science department appropriate to the candidate's area of interest.

        Labour Studies is an interdisciplinary program, resident in the Faculty of Social Sciences, which includes Anthropology, Economics, Health, Geography and Earth Sciences, Globalization and the Human Condition, Health, Aging & Society, Indigenous Studies, Political Science, Religious Studies, Social Work and Sociology. Labour Studies offers a full range of undergraduate degrees, an MA in Work & Society and has established educational links with labour and community groups. A PhD in Labour Studies will begin July 2017. As an interdisciplinary subject area, Labour Studies focuses on all forms of work (paid and unpaid) and links the work experience with gender, racialization, state regulation, labour markets, health and safety, environment, aging, family life, the community and globalization.

        Responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervision of graduate students, and building links with community and labour groups. The successful candidate will be expected to attract research funds and carry out an independent research program leading to peer-reviewed publications. Candidates should have an interdisciplinary approach to studies in work issues, labour and society and must have a PhD in a relevant discipline.

        How to Apply

        Submit an application package consisting of the following:

        • Curriculum Vitae
        • 1-2 page covering letter
        • 1-2 page teaching statement with evidence of teaching excellence
        • 1-2 page research statement
        • 2 sample publications
        • 3 confidential letters of reference, submitted by the application deadline.

        Applications should be addressed to Robert Storey, Director, School of Labour Studies. Only applications submitted online via Human Resources at http://www.workingatmcmaster.ca/careers/ will be accepted.

        Letters of reference accepted electronically emailed to: storeyr@mcmaster.ca

        The School will be reviewing applications between November 2016 - February 1, 2017. The position will remain open until it is filled.

        To comply with the Government of Canada's reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants' status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

        • Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
        • No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada

        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, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247).

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    August 12, 2016
        University of Western Ontario
        Department of Geography

        Tier II CIHR CRC Indigenous Health and Environment at rank of Associate Professor

        The Department of Geography at The University of Western Ontario invites applications for a Tier II Canada Research Chair in the area of Indigenous Health and Environment, at the rank of Associate Professor (probationary or tenured), with a starting date of July 1, 2017.

        The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in geography, but outstanding candidates with PhDs in other disciplines within Social Science will be considered. Our ideal CRC nominee will be social scientist of outstanding potential in the study of the broad determinants of Indigenous health including those related to the natural environment. We seek an outstanding individual with demonstrated commitment to excellence in research. The candidate must have a very strong record of scholarly activity including a proven record of successful research in the area of Indigenous health. The candidate should also have a very strong record of obtaining external funding for their research. The candidate should be capable of supervising graduate student research, and teaching graduate and undergraduate students. The candidate will work with both the Office of Research Services and the Faculty of Social Science to develop a proposal to be submitted with the Chair nomination to the CRC Secretariat in 2017. All Chairs are subject to review and final approval by the CRC Secretariat. Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their Ph.D. (and where career breaks exist) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process. Please refer to the CRC website for detailed information about the CRC Program: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca.

        Review of applications will commence on September 16, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. This appointment is conditional upon the candidate receiving a Canada Research Chair. Salary will be commensurate with experience. Further information about the Department of Geography and about Western’s Indigenous Strategic Plan may be found at: http://geography.uwo.ca and http://indigenous.uwo.ca/universitywide/indigenous_strategic_plan.html respectively.

        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, and telephone numbers, and completed Application for Full-Time Position at http://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/careers/Faculty/Application-FullTime-Faculty-Position-Form.pdf should be sent to:

        Prof. Isaac Luginaah, Acting Chair
        Department of Geography
        Social Science Centre
        The University of Western Ontario
        London, Ontario, N6A 5C2, Canada
        E-mail: geog-applications@uwo.ca

        Electronic submissions are preferred. Closing date: September 30, 2016, or until position is filled. Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

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

        Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Lelanya Milley, 519-661-2111 ext. 85031 or email lperrym@uwo.ca.

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    August 10, 2016
        Concordia University
        Department of Geography, Planning and Environment

        Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Ecological Economics

        The Department of Geography, Planning and Environment is seeking a tenure-track appointment in Ecological Economics. The candidate should hold a PhD in a field related to human- environment interactions. They should have an understanding of the economy as being interconnected with societal processes and natural systems as well as a demonstrated knowledge of mainstream economics. The successful candidate will teach courses in our graduate and undergraduate programs as well as supervise Master’s and PhD students. We are looking for research excellence in a field of study relevant to ecological economics such as, but not limited to, measures of sustainable economic progress, degrowth and steady-state economies, ecological debt, approaches to valuing biodiversity and ecosystem services, the economics of climate and environmental change, and the economics of urban ecological systems.

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

        Dr. Monica E. Mulrennan
        Chair, Department of Geography, Planning and Environment
        Concordia University
        1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.
        Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1M8
        Email: monica.mulrennan@concordia.ca
        Web: http://gpe.concordia.ca

        Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin January 1st 2017. All applications should reach the department no later than October 1st 2016. Review of applications will begin immediately after this date and will continue until the position is filled. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Monica Mulrennan.

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    August 3, 2016
        McGill University
        Department of Geography

        Director of the Geographical Information Centre

        The Department of Geography seeks an Academic Associate to lead and direct the McGill University Geographical Information Centre (GIC). The GIC is a university facility to serve McGill’s undergraduate, graduate and faculty teaching and research needs in geographical information science and remote sensing analysis. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the GIC as well as the growth of its teaching and research services to the McGill University and broader community. The GIC is host to a high performance computing facility, over 50 workstations, an active learning classroom with 38 workstation, a 12 seat electronic seminar room, and open public work spaces for over 100 people. The GIC has the multiple roles: to assist and provide a central location for the access and education of GIS and RS analysis software for potential users; a data repository for spatial and temporal digital data; and provision of advice and training of university research in the use of advanced GIS and RS software. The Academic Associate with be responsible for developing the short and long-term strategic plans for the GIC teaching, research and community support. Attached is a more detailed description of the roles and responsibilities of the Academic Associate for the GIC.

        The GIC is the spatial-analytic “gateway” for the McGill community. As such, we seek an Academic Associate that is an expert in the visual display of quantitative information and publicly communicating geographic information, and is passionate about developing these skills in the broader community. The Academic Associate will stay abreast of ongoing technological developments, and develop strategic plans for integrating these into the GIC as appropriate.

        Candidates should have a PhD (or equivalent) degree in GIS and/or remote sensing analysis at the time of the appointment, should demonstrate past research and teaching experience in software implementation and use, advanced technical expertise in aspects of hardware and data management, should possess excellent communication skills in both English and French and the social skills appropriate for functioning in a student-faculty-public user environment.

        The appointment is for one year starting sometime in the fall term of 2016 when a suitable candidate is found. The position is renewable based on an annual review. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

        McGill University is committed to Equity in Employment.

        Applications will be reviewed starting 22 August 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should send their CV, a maximum two page teaching and research record, and letters from three referees to:

        Nigel Roulet, Chair
        Department of Geography, McGill University
        805 Sherbrooke St. W.
        Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 0B9
        Tel: 514-398-4112; FAX: 514-398-7437
        E-mail: nigel.roulet@mcgill.ca

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        University of Toronto
        Department of Geography and Planning

        Tenure-stream Assistant Professor in Economic Planning

        The Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Toronto (St. George Campus) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the area of Economic Planning. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor starting July 1, 2017.

        Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Planning or a closely related field by the date of appointment, or shortly thereafter with expertise in economic planning. Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners (or eligibility for membership) will be considered an asset. The successful candidate must also have a record of excellence in research and teaching. Excellence in research is evidenced primarily by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. Candidates must also provide evidence of excellence in teaching as demonstrated by a strong teaching dossier, including teaching evaluations, and strong endorsements from referees. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        The appointment is at the University of Toronto, which is a tri-campus, research-intensive institution. The St George Campus is located in the heart of Toronto and offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. The University also offers opportunities to work in a wide range of collaborative programs and centres of research.

        All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1601099. Applications should include curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, examples of publications, and a teaching dossier (including teaching evaluations). All materials must be received by October 6, 2016.

        Any inquiries about the application should be sent to the Department Chair, Professor Virginia Maclaren, at jobs@geog.utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online. Applicants should also ask three referees to send signed letters of reference (on letterhead) directly to the Department Chair via email jobs@geog.utoronto.ca by the closing date.

        Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. For more information about the Department, please visit our home page: https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1601099.

        The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

        As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

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

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    July 27, 2016
        University of Alberta
        Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

        Laboratory & Facility Manager - Canadian Ice Core Archive

        Competition No. A107929674
        Closing Date - Will remain open until filled.

        The position of Lab and Facility Manager for the Canadian Ice Core Archive (CICA) is a research scientist appointment to manage the establishment and subsequent operation of the Canadian Ice Core Archive and its associated laboratory facilities and instrumentation. The incumbent reports administratively to the Executive Director of CICA, Dr. Martin Sharp. The position involves the oversight of a core storage facility, core processing laboratory, and an analytical facility that will initially house a line scanning camera, solid electrical conductivity measurement system, Picarro stable isotope analyzer, dual ion chromatograph system, particle size analyzer, and spectrofluorometer, as well as a core melter system designed to general input for continuous flow analyses of ice cores.

        The incumbent will serve on CICA's Management Committee and its Ice Core Curation and Ice Data Working Groups. They will work with CICA investigators and external users to plan new scientific uses for the collection, to identify suitable material for specific uses, to design and construct specific workflows and core processing lines, and to schedule usage of the CICA facilities and provide training in their use. They will liaise with the managers of other UA labs (including trace metals, radiogenic and stable isotopes, organic contaminants, microbiology and genomics) in order to facilitate ice core research that uses these facilities. They will (in collaboration with staff from UA libraries) be responsible for accessioning the ice core collection and for developing and maintaining a digital database that relates to it.

        The successful candidate will be responsible for day-to-day health and safety issues in the laboratory and for the administration of the facilities, including ensuring the continued running and performance of the cold rooms and instrumentation, quality control, supervision of technicians and facility users, and for scheduling, budgeting, and costing of services. They may also conduct independent research involving the collection and analysis of ice cores. This may include the training and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students in appropriate areas, and the planning of new ice core collection activities.

        Working with the CICA Executive Director, Principle Investigators and Governance Committees, the facility manager will develop and implement a strategy to sustain and enhance CICA's capabilities and build its user base, and plan for the upgrading and replacement of CICA equipment as needed. They will also ensure that CICA operates in a manner consistent with the standards of other international ice core laboratories.

        The successful candidate will have a PhD in ice core science, postdoctoral experience, and advanced knowledge and experience of relevant analytical techniques and instrumentation. Experience of ice core collection in the field and of collections management (including digital databases) would be assets. The position involves the co-ordination, supervision and interactions with a large number of students and faculty both internal and external to the university, including international visitors. As such, superior organizational and interpersonal skills are required along with excellent written/verbal communication skills in English.

        The position is a full-time academic appointment at the Faculty Service Officer II level and formally reports to the Chair, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. In accordance with the Faculty Service Officer Agreement, the position offers a comprehensive benefits package and an annual salary range of $75,404 - $104,828. The appointment is a continuing position with opportunity to progress through the Faculty Service Officer ranks.

        Review of applications will begin August 31, 2016. The start date is January 1, 2017. Applicants should send a letter of application with a detailed curriculum vitae and arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be forwarded to the address below.

        To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (RSOE (3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

        How to Apply:

        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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        University of Calgary
        Department of Anthropology & Archaeology

        Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in Development Studies

        The Department of Anthropology & Archaeology, Faculty of Arts at the University of Calgary invites applications for a tenure track position in Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2017.

        We are seeking a scholar who will establish and maintain an active research program in the area of Development and Sustainability, with the ability to secure external research funding. The scholar must have a focus on critical development studies, and be open to working beyond the boundaries of conventional academic disciplines. Both development and sustainability recognize the need for interdisciplinary approaches and solutions: ones that integrate natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities. Expertise in areas that address interrelationships between development and environment, climate change, social impacts of industry, community wellbeing, changing life ways, and food sovereignty, is a high priority. The regional focus for this hire is open.

        The successful candidate will be expected to produce high impact research and scholarship, to secure external research funding and will play an active role in teaching and in graduate supervision in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology. Service to the department, faculty, University and community will also be expected.

        The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in a social sciences discipline, with evidence or strong potential for interdisciplinarity. The preferred candidate must demonstrate research excellence through evidence of, or potential for, publications in high quality journals. Demonstration of teaching excellence is also expected through a strong statement of teaching philosophy, outstanding teaching evaluations and evidence of commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, student supervision and mentorship.

        he Development Studies Interdisciplinary Program (DEST) is housed in the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology. We are a research-intensive department with high standards in teaching. We value interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to research and training, and strongly encourage collaboration. For more information about the Department and the DEST program, please visit http://antharky.ucalgary.ca.

        All applications must be received by September 30, 2016. Please provide an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a teaching dossier, three samples of scholarly work, and the names and contact information for three referees. The materials should be directed to:

        Julie Boyd
        Department of Anthropology and Archaeology
        University of Calgary
        Development and Sustainability Position
        Earth Science 620
        2500 University Drive NW
        Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4

        These materials can also be sent electronically to boydj@ucalgary.ca.

        All applicants are strongly encouraged to visit http://antharky.ucalgary.ca to obtain additional information on our department.

        The University of Calgary believes that a respectful workplace, equal opportunity and building a diverse workforce contribute to the richness of the environment for teaching, learning and research, and provide faculty, staff, students and the public with a university that reflects the society it serves. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

        To view a listing of all available academic opportunities and to find out more about what the University of Calgary has to offer, please visit our Academic Careers website.

        About the University of Calgary:The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to become one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. Ranked as the top young university in Canada and North America, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

        About Calgary, Alberta: Ranked the 5th most livable city in the world, Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and one of the best cities in Canada to raise a family. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

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    June 24, 2016
        Saint Mary's University
        Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

        Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Economic Geography

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Saint Mary’s University invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Economic Geography. Expertise in various areas of specialization within this field will be considered. The successful appointee must have a demonstrated record of teaching effectiveness, and will be expected to teach at all levels of the undergraduate and Master's programs and to supervise theses at the honours and Master’s levels. In addition to courses in introductory geography and economic geography, the successful appointee will be expected to teach qualitative research methods. It is expected that the successful appointee will establish a rigorous research program commensurate with his or her expertise, and will fulfill departmental, faculty, university and community service needs as occasions arise. The successful appointee must hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment. The appointment will begin on July 1, 2017.

        Saint Mary's is a public university with over 7000 students, offering a variety of undergraduate and graduate degrees. The University is committed to serving the local, regional, national and international communities, and integrating such activity as part of the learning environment. The Faculty of Arts is particularly interested in scholars with creative approaches to undergraduate and graduate education. The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies has seven full-time faculty members and offers honours, majors, and minors in both B.A. and B.Sc. degree programs, and a M.A. in Geography initiated in 2013. It also contributes to the M.Sc. in Applied Science and M.A. in Atlantic Canada Studies. It is a key partner in the School of the Environment, and a significant contributor to the Bachelor of Environmental Studies (B.E.S.) degree program in the Faculty of Arts, as well as the Environmental Science program in the Faculty of Science. Applicants are encouraged to consult the departmental website to determine how, as potential hires, they might enrich our intellectual community: see www.smu.ca/academic/arts/geography/.

        Saint Mary’s is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, which is a vibrant, urban community of over 400 000 people. Halifax is a major educational and economic centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located close to recreational areas and has good connections to other major urban centres in Canada and the northeastern United States. For information about the University please see www.smu.ca.

        To apply for this opportunity, visit www.smu.ca/employment and use our online application system through CareerBeacon. Applications submitted by post or as e-mail attachments will not be accepted.

        The application package should consist of: 1) letter of application, including declaration of citizenship or permanent resident status; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) names, affiliations, and e-mail addresses for three references; 4) teaching dossier, including evidence of teaching effectiveness and a statement of teaching philosophy; 5) sample(s) of recent scholarly writing; and 6) graduate-level transcripts (unofficial transcripts are acceptable at this stage). All documents should be submitted in PDF format, and the applicant’s surname must appear in all file names. Components of the application may be combined in a PDF file. Acknowledgment that an application has been received will be sent after it has been processed and determined to be complete.

        The closing date for applications is October 15, 2016. Inquiries about the position or application procedures may be sent to the Chair of the Selection Committee, Dr. Philip Giles (philip.giles@smu.ca).

        Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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    June 23, 2016
        University of Toronto Mississauga
        Department of Geography

        Tenure-stream Assistant Professor appointment in Geographic Information Science - Job #1600807

        The Department of Geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Geographic Information Science (GIS) at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2017.

        The successful candidate must have a PhD in Physical Geography, Human Geography, Environmental Sciences or Studies, or a closely related discipline by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter, as well as demonstrated excellence in scholarly research and teaching.

        The Department seeks to hire a candidate with a research and teaching program focused on GIS. The Department seeks candidates with strong quantitative and computational GIS skills and a research program focused on addressing environmental and/or societal challenges.

        Candidates are expected to combine excellence in teaching with a demonstrated ability to build a successful, externally-funded research program that will expand and complement our current research strengths. Primary teaching responsibilities will include courses in GIS programming and quantitative methods. The successful candidate will also be expected to take an active role in bringing innovation and creativity to the development of our GIS curriculum. Excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, letters of reference and the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application. Evidence of excellence in research is demonstrated by publications in top-ranked and field-relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees.

        The appointment will be at UTM, which has a strong interdisciplinary commitment to teaching and research, a multicultural student body of 12,000 students, and a modern, spacious campus, where the appointee will be expected to develop an externally funded research program. The successful candidate will also hold a graduate faculty appointment in the tri-campus Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Toronto, a department with strengths and interdisciplinary linkages in physical and human geography and the environment. Active participation in the UTM Geography and Environment undergraduate programs, as well as in the graduate program of the Department of Geography and Planning is expected. Additional information on the Department can be obtained online at www.utm.utoronto.ca/geography.

        Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        All qualified candidates are invited to apply online by visiting https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1600807. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, up to 3 representative publications, and a teaching dossier that includes a teaching statement and teaching evaluations and other materials supporting evidence of teaching quality and experience.

        All materials must be received by September 12, 2016 (no email applications will be accepted). Any inquiries about the application should be sent to the Department Chair, Professor Kathi Wilson, at chair.utm.geography@utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS word files in the following format:

          1. Letter, CV, research statement, teaching dossier (including teaching statement and teaching evaluations)

          2. Publications

        Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.

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

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

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    June 11, 2016
        Université d’Ottawa
        Département géographie, environnement et géomatique

        Professeur remplaçant ou professeure remplaçante en géographie humaine au rang d’adjoint(e)

        L’Université d’Ottawa sollicite des candidatures pour pourvoir un poste de professeur remplaçant à durée limitée en géographie humaine.

        Tâches : Le rôle principal de ce poste consistera à des activités d’enseignement avec une emphase particulière sur les cours en géographie humaine, sociale et culturelle.

        Terme : Poste d’un (1) an, commençant le 1er août 2016.

        Salaire : L’échelle salariale pour un professeur adjoint débute à $ 77, 379.00

        Avantages sociaux : L’Université d’Ottawa fournit un régime complet d’avantages sociaux qui inclut une assurance contre l’invalidité prolongée, une assurance-vie de base, une assurance santé supplémentaire, un régime de pension de l’Université d’Ottawa, et une assurance-vie facultative.

        Emplacement : Département de géographie, environnement et géomatique, Université d’Ottawa.

        Personne ressource : Eric Crighton, Directeur, Département géographie, environnement et géomatique, Université d’Ottawa gegchair@uottawa.ca

        Exigences préalables : Le candidat doit détenir un doctorat en géographie humaine ou l’équivalent. Il ou elle doit pouvoir enseigner dans les domaines suivants au premier cycle: géographie humaine, sociale et culturelle. Le candidat doit avoir un dossier d’excellence en enseignement. Expérience dans l'organisation d'activités parascolaires et les expériences d’apprentissages communautaires pour les étudiants est un atout. Bilingue, français et anglais.

        Date limite de réception des demandes : 24 juin 2016

        Veuillez faire parvenir une lettre de demande détaillée, votre curriculum vitæ, et deux références sous pli confidentiel à :

        Département de géographie, environnement et géomatique
        Pavillon Simard, pièce 047
        60 Université
        Ottawa ON Canada K1N 6N5
        gegchair@uottawa.ca

        Toutes les personnes qualifiées sont invitées à postuler; la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents. Lors de la soumission de votre candidature, veuillez indiquer votre statut actuel. L’Université d’Ottawa souscrit à l’équité en matière d’emploi. Nous encourageons fortement les femmes, les Autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les membres des minorités visibles à poser leur candidature. Si vous êtes invité à poursuivre les étapes du processus de sélection, veuillez nous aviser de tout besoin nécessitant des mesures d’adaptations particulières en communiquant avec le Vice-rectorat associé aux affaires professorales au 613-562-5958. Les renseignements communiqués seront traités avec respect et confidentialité.

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        University of Ottawa
        Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics

        Replacement Professor (Assistant) in human geography

        The Faculty of Arts at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a limited-term faculty position in Human Geography.

        Duties: The primary role of this position consists in teaching activities with a special emphasis on courses in Human, Social and Cultural Geography within the Geography Program. Teaching duties will be primarily in French.

        Terms: One (1) year position, starting August 1st 2016

        Wage: Salary scale for an Assistant Professor starts at $77,379.00

        Benefits package: The University of Ottawa provides a complete benefits package which includes long term disability, basic group life insurance, supplementary health insurance, University of Ottawa Pension Plan and optional life insurance.

        Location of work: Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Ottawa

        Contact information: Eric Crighton, Chair, Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics, University of Ottawa, gegchair@uottawa.ca

        Requirements: The candidate must hold a PhD in Geography or the equivalent. Must be able to teach at the undergraduate level in the following fields: human, social and cultural geography. The candidate should have a documented record of teaching excellence. Experience in organizing extracurricular activities and community learning experiences for the students is an asset. Bilingual: French and English.

        Application deadline: 24th of June 2016.

        Please arrange for a detailed application letter, your curriculum vitae, and two confidential letters of reference to be sent by the deadline to:

        Department of Geography, Environment and Geomatics
        University of Ottawa
        Simard Hall, 60 University Private
        Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
        gegchair@uottawa.ca

        All qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. When submitting your application, please indicate your current status. The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.

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    May 27, 2016
        University of Victoria
        Department of Geography

        Two Limited Term Assistant Teaching Professor Positions in GIS and Resources Geography

        The Department of Geography at the University of Victoria invites applications for two .75 FTE Limited Term Faculty positions at the rank of Assistant Teaching Professor for a 9-month appointment to commence on August 1, 2016. It is anticipated that the department will be requesting approval of the Provost to search for a tenure track teaching/research stream position(s) following these limited term appointments.

        The positions include teaching of lower- and upper-level courses in GIS and resources geography. Pending changes in the Department’s teaching needs, the first position (LTF1) could be expected to teach “Introduction to Maps and GIS” (two sections), “GIS Analysis,” “GIS Applications and Tools,” “Advanced Topics in GIS,” and “Introductory GIS for Graduate Research,” while the second position (LTF2) could cover “Introduction to Environmental Management,” “Geography of Canada,” “Geography of British Columbia,” “Environmental Impact Assessment,” “Global Environmental Change and Human Response,” “Water Resources Management,” “Environment and Sustainability in Practice,” and “Advanced Seminar in Resource Management.”

        Candidates will hold a PhD in Geography or a related field; ABD candidates with expected completion date before September 2016 may also be considered. The normal teaching assignment for these positions consists of three courses in each of the Fall (September-December) and Spring (January-April) terms. The successful candidates should have demonstrated experience as effective instructors of large undergraduate classes and in the supervision of graduate assistants. Applicants must provide evidence of currency in the teaching areas listed above.

        Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter, detailed CV, teaching dossier, and summary of research interests, and an indication of the position they are applying for (LTF1 or LTF2), and the names of three potential referees, at least one of whom can speak to the applicant’s ability to teach undergraduate students. Academic inquiries about these positions may be addressed to Dr. Johan Feddema, Chair, Department of Geography, at geogchair@uvic.ca. General inquiries should be sent to Diane Braithwaite, Department Secretary, at dbraith@uvic.ca. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received at geogchair@uvic.ca by June 24, 2016.

        The Department of Geography has 26 regular faculty members, more than 50 adjuncts, several hundred undergraduate majors, and more than 100 graduate students. Research and teaching interests bridge the discipline, and the Department offers two undergraduate degrees (BA and BSc) and three graduate degrees (MA, MSc, PhD). The Department also offers undergraduate minors in Coastal Studies and in Geographic Information Technology, and supports combined programs in Physical Geography and Earth and Ocean Sciences, and Geography and Computer Sciences. Further information about the Department of Geography can be found at http://geography.uvic.ca/.

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

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

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    May 15, 2016
        Nunatsiavut Government
        Department of Lands and Resources

        Director of Environment

        Permanent Full-time
        Nunatsiavut, preferably Nain

        Under the direction of the Deputy Minister, the Director of Environment will be responsible to administer and manage Nunatsiavut Government programs and services related to the environment, including:

        • Administering and managing programs related to environmental assessment and protection.
        • Coordinating departmental responsibility for contaminated sites, the northern contaminants program and contaminants, in general.
        • Assist in the development of environmental regulations for Labrador Inuit lands and develop necessary policies to administer environmental programs.
        • As required, work in collaboration with other departments and organizations on major issues of relevance to Inuit, including food security, housing, community development, youth and mental health.
        • Develop environmental research policies and programs in relation to the environment, sustainable development and climate change.
        • Preparation of briefings for senior management on environment division files ands issues.
        • Represent the Nunatsiavut Government at various meetings, conferences and forums related to divisional activities.
        • Ensure compliance to relevant sections of the Labrador Inuit Land Claim Agreement.
        • Responsible for supervision of all divisional activities and divisional staff.
        • Prepare annual budgets, ensuring budget control, monitoring and accountability.
        • Other related duties as required.

        The successful candidate should:

        • Have an undergraduate degree from a recognized University plus 3-5 years’ experience.
        • Possess excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills.
        • Work well with northern communities and Indigenous peoples.
        • Possess a high degree of self motivation.
        • Have the ability to prioritize and remain flexible.
        • Be proficient in the use of computers.
        • Be able to work independently with little supervision.
        • Be willing to travel extensively.
        • Inuttitut an asset.

        Salary: In accordance with the NG Management salary scale, plus applicable Labrador Allowance

        Closing date / Matuttauvigilâttanga ulluk: May 27, 2016

        Applications should be forwarded before 4:30pm on the closing day to:

        Nunatsiavut Government
        P.O. Box 909, Stn. B
        Happy Valley – Goose Bay, NL A0P 1E0
        Attention: Rexanne Crawford
        Fax: (709) 896-2610
        E-mail: rexanne.crawford@nunatsiavut.com

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    May 14, 2016
        Ryerson University
        Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

        Two Limited Term Assistant Professor Positions

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Ryerson University invites applications for two (2) Limited Term Faculty (LTF) positions at the rank of Assistant Professor for a one-year appointment to commence on July 1, 2016. These positions are subject to final budgetary approval.

        The positions include teaching of lower- and upper-level liberal studies courses as well as program courses in human geography, urban geography, economic geography, physical geography, remote sensing, and GIS. Pending changes in the Department’s teaching needs, the first position (LTF1) is expected to teach “Geographies of Everyday Life “, “The Physical Environment”, “Introduction to Remote Sensing”, “GIS and Geographic Analysis”, and “Cities and the Canadian Economic Landscape” (two sections), while the second position (LTF2) is expected to teach “The Geography of Toronto” (four sections), “Internal Structure of the City”, and “Geography of the Global Economy”.

        Candidates will hold a PhD in Geography or a related field; ABD candidates with expected completion date before September 2016 may also be considered. Limited Term Faculty carry out the teaching and service obligations required of faculty members at Ryerson University. The normal teaching assignment for an LTF position consists of three courses in each of the Fall and Winter terms. The successful candidates should have demonstrated experience as effective instructors of large undergraduate classes and in the supervision of graduate assistants. Applicants must provide evidence of currency in the teaching areas listed above.

        Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter with an outline of their research interests and an indication of the position they are applying for (LTF1 or LTF2), along with a detailed CV, a teaching dossier, and the names of three potential referees, at least one of whom can speak to the applicant’s ability to teach undergraduate students. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. Academic inquiries about these positions may be addressed to Dr. Claus Rinner, Chair, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, at crinner at ryerson dot ca. General inquiries should be sent to Christina Smith, Departmental Administrator, at csmith at ryerson dot ca.

        Applicants should submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal at https://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/faculty/preview.cfm?posting_id=506151 (click on “Start Application Process”). To ensure full consideration, candidates must apply by May 24, 2016. However, late applications may be considered until the positions are filled.

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (http://www.ryerson.ca/geography) is in a phase of extraordinary growth and diversification. We are housed in the Faculty of Arts, an integral and thriving contributor to the education of over 33,000 undergraduate and graduate students at Ryerson. We are one of the large Canadian Geography departments by undergraduate and graduate program enrolment. Our programs and continuing education certificates influence the local and regional economy and job market. We are a major contributor to Ryerson’s research centres and zones, including the Centre for the Study of Commercial Activity, Ryerson Centre for Immigration and Settlement, SocialVenturesZone, and Ryerson Urban Water. Our community partners include City administration, Provincial government, conservation agencies, planning consultancies, police services, research hospitals, banks, retailers, real-estate developers, and GIS and geospatial data vendors, to name a few.

        These positions fall under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement may be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/employment_resources/rfa.html. The RFA's website may be found at: http://www.rfanet.ca. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: http://ryerson.ca/hr/benefits/benefits_by_group/rfa/index.html.

        Ryerson University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty, and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    May 9, 2016
        University of Lethbridge
        Department of Geography

        Canada Research Chair (Tier II) appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor in Geography of Social Justice

        The Department of Geography, University of Lethbridge, is seeking applications for a Canada Research Chair (Tier II), appointment as Assistant or Associate Professor in the Geography of Social Justice. Applications are sought from those who are within 10 years having earned their PhD, and who are already exceptional researchers.

        Applicants must demonstrate a track-record of research that has focused on questions of social justice, undertaken from a critical perspective. The ideal candidate will have already committed to working with socially and economically disadvantaged peoples, and will have a demonstrable interest in the geographic manifestations of processes of marginalization and inequality.

        Candidates interested in questions of social justice in the context of urban places and/or resource-development projects, and in relation to disadvantaged groups such as, although not necessarily limited to, Aboriginal peoples, youth living in poverty or recent arrivals to Canada, are especially encouraged to apply. Applications from scholars who will strive to situate at least some of their work geographically in Western Canada and/or the Near North are strongly encouraged.

        The successful candidate will have the capacity of attracting competitively awarded research funding, including SSHRC, and must commit to the growth of the Department’s graduate program.

        In terms of teaching, the person taking up this appointment will be responsible for contributing to both undergraduate and graduate programs, and will be required to share in the teaching of introductory human geography, as well as offer courses in qualitative research methods, critical theory, and the geography of social justice.

        Located in southern Alberta, near the Rocky Mountains, Lethbridge offers a sunny, dry climate that is agreeably mild for the prairies, excellent cultural and recreational amenities and attractive economic conditions. Founded in 1967, the University has an enrollment of over 8,200 students from around the world. Our student body has grown by 50 percent in the last 10 years, phenomenal growth among institutions in Canada. Despite this growth, we have remained true to our vision - a student-focused, research-intensive institution, grounded in the liberal education tradition. The University of Lethbridge is located on traditional Blackfoot Territory and, with the establishment of a Native American Studies Department in 1975, it has sustained a commitment to Indigenous scholarship. For more information about the University, please visit our web site at https://www.uleth.ca.

        The Canada Research Chairs (CRC) program was established by the Government of Canada for the purpose of attracting outstanding researchers to Canadian universities. The Tier II CRC is for emerging world-class researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to lead in their field, and having demonstrated the potential to achieve international recognition and attract students and trainees. Appointment to this Canada Research Chair position is subject to review and approval by the Canada Research Chairs Secretariat. Complete details about the CRC program can be found on the CRC website at http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/.

        Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae, a two-page summary of the candidate's proposed research program, and sample reprints. The application materials and the three confidential letters of reference should be submitted electronically to geog.applications@uleth.ca. The confidential letters of reference should be forwarded directly by referees.

        Further information or questions regarding the application should be directed to Stefan Kienzle at

        Professor Stefan Kienzle
        Chair, Department of Geography
        The University of Lethbridge
        4401 University Drive
        Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 3M4,
        E-mail: stefan.kienzle@uleth.ca.
        The deadline for receipt of completed applications is Sept 15, 2016. The University of Lethbridge hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given preference.

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    May 5, 2016
        Queen's University
        School of Environmental Studies & Department of Global Development Studies

        Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Tier II Canada Research Chair in Economy and Environment

        The School of Environmental Studies and the Department of Global Development Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invite applications from outstanding individuals for a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Tier II Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Economy and Environment. This faculty appointment will be a Tenure-track or Tenured position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, held jointly in The School of Environmental Studies and the Department of Global Development Studies, with a preferred starting date of January 1, 2018.

        The successful candidate will be expected to develop a dynamic research program in the field of economy and environment with strengths in sustainability, governance and justice issues. Topical foci may include the economic drivers of environmental change, sustainable production/trade, degrowth or steady state economies, corporate environmental responsibility, neoliberal constructions of nature and/or ecosystem services. The successful candidate will have a keen focus on the connections and disparities between different peoples and/or regions within such topics. Applicants that examine indigenous issues, racialized minorities, and marginalized communities are especially welcome.

        Applicants must hold a PhD, obtained no earlier than 2007 to meet conditions of the Tier II CRC program, and may possess relevant post-doctoral experience in the field of economy and environment.

        The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will be an emerging leader with the potential to establish an international reputation in their field. They will exhibit outstanding capacity and demonstrate potential for innovative and high-quality scholarly research leading to peer-assessed publications and training of highly qualified personnel. They will also exhibit strong capacity and potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to academic and pedagogical excellence in support of each unit’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to both units, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community.

        The CRC Program is part of a national strategy to make Canada one of the world’s top countries in research and development. The program is committed to excellence in research and research training, and to ensuring equal access to opportunities for all qualified candidates. Further information can be found at: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/about_us-a_notre_sujet/index-eng.aspx.

        Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is subject to final budgetary approval by the University.

        The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

        To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

        A complete application consists of:

        • a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
        • a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications, awards and grants received);
        • a statement of research interests;
        • a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching philosophy, teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,
        • a minimum of three letters of reference. At least one of the reference letters must be at arm’s length such that the referee has had no prior personal or professional relationship with the applicant and must be able to provide an impartial opinion. Reference letters should preferably be from more than one university or other appropriate institutions. They should be dated and include the referee’s name, position, department, institution, email address and telephone number, the name of the nominee, and the period of time and the capacity in which the referee has known the nominee.

        The deadline for applications is August 31, 2016.

        Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application package electronically as PDFs to Dr. Alice Hovorka at envst@queensu.ca although hard copy applications may be submitted to:

        Dr. Alice Hovorka
        Director
        School of Environmental Studies
        BioSciences Complex, Room 3134
        Queen’s University
        Kingston, Ontario
        CANADA K7L 3N6

        The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Karen Depew in The School of Environmental Studies, at karen.depew@queensu.ca.

        Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca.

        Appointments are subject to review and final approval by the Provost. Candidates holding an existing tenure-track or continuing-adjunct appointment at Queen’s will not be considered.

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    April 29, 2016
        University of Waterloo
        School of Planning

        Three-year Definite-term Appointment as Lecturer in Planning

        The University of Waterloo invites applications from a dynamic planning practitioner and educator for a three-year definite-term appointment, with the possibility of renewal, as a lecturer in the School of Planning, Faculty of Environment. Located in southern Ontario, Waterloo Region is globally recognized for the high quality of life it offers, blending rural traditions with a dynamic high-tech knowledge sector, fueling a socio-economic and physical transformation of this region. The University of Waterloo is home to world-changing research and inspired teaching. At the hub of a growing network of global partnerships, Waterloo is shaping the future by building bridges with industry and between disciplines, institutions and communities at the local, national and global levels.

        The School of Planning: https://uwaterloo.ca/planning/ has been at the forefront of Canadian Planning research and teaching for nearly 50 years, characterized by a comprehensive, applied, and inter-disciplinary approach to planning with vibrant ties to the profession. Home to over 400 undergraduate students, 80 graduate students and 17 full-time faculty members, the School offers co-operative education undergraduate programming and Masters degrees accredited by the Professional Standards Board (PSB) for the profession, as well as a new on-line professional Master’s degree and a doctoral program that has, for 20 years, prepared individuals for both academic and non-academic careers - attracting the best and brightest students from across Canada and around the world.

        Applicants must demonstrate excellence, or the clear promise of excellence in teaching combined with extensive knowledge of, and practice experience in, planning and/or related fields. The candidate must have a Master’s degree as a minimum educational foundation and will be expected to teach up to 6 courses annually, primarily at the undergraduate level. Examples of course subject areas include municipal finance, planning policy and administration, OMB, urban development, land use fundamentals, professional practice, regional planning, project management, communications, and economic development (a full listing is at http://www.ucalendar.uwaterloo.ca/1617/COURSE/course-PLAN.html#PLAN999 ). There is also an opportunity for service commitments with an emphasis on those that maintain vibrant connections with the professional realm.

        This is a teaching position with a start date of 1 July 2016 or soon thereafter. Salary will be commensurate with experience; the salary range is $65,000 to $90,000 per year. Applications must include a cover letter, statement, resume (curriculum vitae) and the names (with contact information) of three referees. The statement should include the applicant's approach to teaching and learning, relevance of their professional experience, and perspectives on the connection between academia and professional planning. The first stage in the review of applicants will be based on the cover letter, statement and the resume (C.V.). Referees will be contacted for those being considered in the second stage of the review. Closing date for receipt of applications is May 15, 2016.

        Submit application materials electronically to planjob@uwaterloo.ca to the attention of:

        Dr. Clarence Woudsma
        Director, School of Planning
        University of Waterloo
        Waterloo, ON N2L 3Gl

        The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. “Three reasons to apply: http://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why.”

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    April 26, 2016
        University of Toronto
        Department of Geography & Planning

        Assistant Professor (Contractually Limited Term) - Planning

        The Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Toronto (St George Campus) invites applications for a two-year Contractually Limited Term Appointment in the area of Planning. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on August 1, 2016.

        Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Planning or a closely related field by the date of appointment or shortly thereafter with expertise in some combination of the following theoretical, methodological, and/or topical areas: planning theory, public finance, environmental policy and planning, experiential/service learning, introductory statistics, qualitative research methods, economic analysis, professional communication skills, urban design software use, and GIS. Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners (or eligibility for membership) will be considered an asset. The successful candidate must also have a record of excellence in research and teaching. Excellence in research is evidenced primarily by publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences, and strong endorsements by referees. Candidate must also provide evidence of excellence in teaching as demonstrated by a strong teaching dossier, including teaching evaluations, and strong endorsements from referees. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        The appointment is at the University of Toronto, which is a tri-campus, research-intensive institution. The St George Campus is located in the heart of Toronto and offers the opportunity to conduct research, teach and live in one of the most diverse cities in the world. The University also offers opportunities to work in a wide range of collaborative programs and centres of research.

        All qualified candidates are invited to apply by visiting https://utoronto.taleo.net/careersection/10050/jobdetail.ftl?job=1600530. Applications should include curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, examples of publications, and a teaching dossier. All materials must be received by June 2, 2016. Any inquiries about the application should be sent to the Department Chair, Professor Virginia Maclaren, at jobs@geog.utoronto.ca. All application materials should be submitted online.

        Applicants should also ask three referees to send signed letters of reference directly to the Department Chair via email jobs@geog.utoronto.ca by the closing date.

        For more information about the Department, please visit our home page: http://geography.utoronto.ca/.

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

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

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    April 21, 2016
        Wilfrid Laurier University
        Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

        First Nations, Métis and Inuit candidates to fill a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor

        Wilfrid Laurier University - In keeping with its ongoing commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, and to address the underrepresentation of Aboriginal faculty at the University, Wilfrid Laurier University invites applications from First Nations, Métis and Inuit candidates to fill a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies (Waterloo campus) commencing July 1, 2016, subject to budgetary approval. The candidate will have expertise in environmental management and governance from a perspective that includes indigenous and western knowledge, approaches and methods. The candidate will teach existing courses on introductory environmental studies, environmental impact assessment, and natural resource management that employ a western approach, incorporate traditional ecological knowledge into such courses, and will be expected to develop new courses that apply indigenous knowledge, approaches, and methods to environmental management. Successful candidates will have strong links to Indigenous communities. It is expected that the successful candidate will develop or continue to develop a well-funded internationally recognized research program in their field and provide opportunities for graduate students.

        Applicants must have completed, or be close to completing, a doctoral degree (PhD). Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier (i.e., teaching evaluations, course outlines) and up to three samples of recent publications. Candidates should also provide contact information for three referees. All these materials should be sent to:

        Michael English, Chair
        Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
        Wilfrid Laurier University
        75 University Avenue West
        Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3C5

        Electronic applications will be accepted at GGEShire@wlu.ca.

        The Appointments and Promotion Committee will begin considering applications on: May 20, 2016.

        Applicants can learn more about the department at https://legacy.wlu.ca/homepage.php?grp_id=149

        The new Strategic Academic Plan of the University prioritizes the building of capacity in Aboriginal education and indigenization of our campuses to enable Aboriginal programming to be expanded under the leadership of Aboriginal students, faculty and staff. Applicants should self-identify through the covering letter to their application materials including their familial and/or community connections which position them as First Nations, Inuit or Métis. Any questions related to self-identification can be directed in confidence to the Dean of Arts, Dr. Richard Nemesvari (rnemesvari@wlu.ca) or to the Senior Advisor Aboriginal Initiatives, Jean Becker (jbecker@wlu.ca). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In accordance with the requirements of Employment and Social Development Canada and Citizenship and the Department of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada the successful applicant will be required to prove they are legally able to work in Canada.

        Wilfrid Laurier University is committed to employment equity and values diversity. We welcome applications from qualified women and men, including persons of all genders and sexual orientations, and persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons, and persons of a visible minority. In addition to self-identifying as First Nations, Inuit or Metis, candidates may self-identify as belonging to other designated groups, in confidence, to the Dean of Arts, Dr. Richard Nemesvari (rnemesvari@wlu.ca).

        Further information on the equity policy can be found at: https://legacy.wlu.ca/page.php?grp_id=2465&p=10545

        Laurier’s campuses are situated on the traditional land of the Anishinaabe, Neutral and Haudenosaunee peoples.

        To obtain a copy of this job ad (or links referenced) in an accessible format, please contact the Dean of Arts Office at artsinfo@wlu.ca.

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    April 17, 2016
        Memorial University of Newfoundland
        Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
        Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Northern Governance and Public Policy

        Position #VPA-ARTO-2016-002

        The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Memorial University of Newfoundland is undertaking an open search to recruit and nominate an accomplished scholar for a Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Northern Governance and Public Policy. Please consult the Canada Research Chairs website for full program information, including further details on eligibility criteria (see: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/program-programme/nomination-mise_en_candidature-eng.aspx#s5"). For this opportunity at Memorial University, the appointment will be at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. Those at the level of Assistant Professor should have qualifications that will warrant promotion to the Associate Professor level within one or two years of the nomination. The position may commence as early as July 2017. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with the qualifications of the candidate. In addition, for the duration of the chairship (5 years, renewable once for a further 5 years) the chair will receive a minimum of $75,000 per year in research funding and a reduced teaching load (2 courses per year).

        We are seeking candidates in the area of Northern Governance and Public Policy, and invite scholars with a strong record of research accomplishment in any relevant social science discipline to apply. Governance and public policy are broadly understood to include the study of formal and informal processes that regulate social, economic and cultural life in the North (e.g., multilevel governance, Aboriginal self-government, organization networks), as well as research bearing on salient policy challenges in Northern Canada (e.g., resource development, climate change, food security). Applicants should have a strong record of research in the North (Canada or elsewhere). The successful candidate will demonstrate an interest in developing, as part of their overall research agenda, a program of research in Labrador.

        The Canada Research Chairs program stands at the centre of a national strategy to make Canada one of the world’s top countries in research and development. Tier 2 nominees should meet the requirements for Tier 2 appointment as defined by the CRC program.

        The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. and have an excellent publication record in a field relevant to the Chair’s mandate. The candidate will be expected to work well in an interdisciplinary environment and have a record of public engagement and knowledge mobilization. In addition,

        • Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e., candidates must be not more than 10 years from award of Ph.D. at the time of nomination).

        • Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process. Please contact CREAIT, CRC and CFI Services (cccs@mun.ca) for more information.

        Further information can be found at www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/home-accueil-eng.aspx". The successful candidate will work with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and Memorial University in completing the Tier 2 CRC nomination.

        Memorial University is Newfoundland and Labrador’s only university, and plays an integral role in the educational and cultural life of the province. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to over 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning. St. John’s is a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. For further information about Memorial, please visit www.mun.ca. Memorial’s Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences has over 185 faculty members in 16 academic departments and a wide variety of interdisciplinary major, minor and diploma programs. Counting around 5000 students with declared majors or minors, and with strong graduate programs, the Faculty is committed to providing solid teaching and research support to new appointees. Various initiatives within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences will provide an enriching context and support for the successful candidate (please see www.mun.ca/hss/), including active participation in Memorial’s COASTS. This university-wide initiative coordinates and augments the great deal of existing and emerging Cold Ocean and Arctic Science, Technology, and Society-related capacity at Memorial through strategic investment in infrastructure, programming, and collaboration with private, public, and other academic partners.

        The deadline to receive applications is June 3, 2016. Applications should include the following:

        • A letter of application describing how the applicant meets the criteria for the position;
        • An up-to-date curriculum vita;
        • The names and addresses of three referees;
        • Copies of or links to three recent and influential research publications;
        • A comprehensive CRC vision statement of no more than 10 pages describing a specific, personal research program that includes the applicant's plans to attract and train graduate students, foster interdisciplinary research at Memorial, and develop large-scale strategic research projects and/or other programs that will secure external funding.

        Please send applications electronically to:

        Dr. Lynne Phillips, Dean
        Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
        Memorial University of Newfoundland
        St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, A1C 5S7
        E-mail: arts@mun.ca

        Please quote the position number as noted (VPA-ARTO-2016-002).

        For further information telephone (709) 864-8254 or fax (709) 864-2135 or e-mail arts@mun.ca.

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

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    April 6, 2016
        University of Regina
        Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

        One-year Term Lecturer in Human Geography

        The Department of Geography & Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Arts invites applications for a one-year term appointment at the level of Lecturer. Anticipated date of commencement is 1 July 2016 with an end date of 30 June 2017.

        We seek a broadly-trained Human Geographer, with preference given to candidates who specialize in Environmental and/or Urban Geography. The successful candidate will teach an Environment and Resource Management undergraduate course, as well as undergraduate courses in several of the following areas: Introductory Human Geography, Environmental Geography, Urban Geography and/or Urban Planning. There is also an opportunity for the successful candidate to teach another course in their specialty area. The normal teaching load for this position is six courses, and the candidate must be committed to teaching within the framework of the Department's undergraduate (BA/BSc) programs. The candidate must possess a PhD, but those with a relevant combination of education and teaching experience may be considered.

        Review of applications will begin on 15 May 2016 and will continue until the position is filled.

        Application packages are to be completed online and should include:

        • a cover letter summarizing your teaching expertise
        • a statement of your teaching interests
        • a list of existing courses from our program you feel qualified to instruct
        • a sample course outline for an Environmental and Resource Management course
        • evidence of teaching effectiveness
        • a current curriculum vitae
        • photocopies of transcripts

        Applicants will also provide the names and contact information of three referees. Those candidates contacted for an interview will be asked to have letters of reference and original transcripts sent to:

        Dr. Thomas Bredohl
        A/Dean, Faculty of Arts
        University of Regina
        Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, S4S 0A2.

        Information about the department is available at http://www.uregina.ca/arts/geography/. Our collegial department is one where individual voices are heard and where personal contributions make a difference. Submit your application online at http://www.uregina.ca/hr/careers/opportunities.html

        Academic enquiries may be addressed to the Department Head, Dr. Kyle Hodder; tel. 306.585.4222; kyle.hodder@uregina.ca

        The University of Regina is committed to an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the community that we serve. The University welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within the University's employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code.

        University of Regina posting: https://urcareers.uregina.ca/applicants/jsp/shared/position/JobDetails_css.jsp?postingId=194490

        Faculty of Arts, University of Regina
        3737 Wascana Parkway
        Regina, SK S4S 0A2
        www.uregina.ca

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    March 22 2016
        Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique (INRS)
        Centre Urbanisation Culture Société

        Professeur-Chercheur ou Professeure-Chercheure Spécialisé en Dynamiques Urbaines et Régionales

        L’INRS est une université de recherche et de formation aux 2e et 3e cycles. Première au Canada pour son intensité en recherche (subventions par professeur), l’INRS rassemble 150 professeurs et près de 800 étudiants et stagiaires postdoctoraux répartis dans quatre centres situés à Québec, Montréal, Varennes et Laval. Actives en recherche fondamentale, essentielle à l’avancement de la science au Québec et sur l’échiquier international, les équipes de recherche de l’INRS jouent un rôle clé dans le développement de solutions concrètes aux préoccupations de notre société.

        Le Centre Urbanisation Culture Société de l’INRS sollicite des candidatures pour combler un poste de professeur-chercheur ou professeure-chercheure spécialisé en sciences humaines et sociales œuvrant dans la thématique Culture et dynamiques urbaines et régionales qui est liée aux axes Dynamiques urbaines et régionales ainsi que Culture du programme de recherche du centre.

        Principales tâches et responsabilités

        • Développer, dans le cadre des programmes multidisciplinaires du centre, des activités de recherche novatrices portant sur une ou plusieurs des thématiques suivantes :
          • Stratégies de développement socioterritorial par la culture;
          • Culture, territoires et dynamiques économiques;
          • Enjeux sociopolitiques de la culture : du quartier à la région.
        • Assurer le financement de ses activités de recherche par le biais d’octrois externes provenant d’organismes publics et privés, ou en partenariat avec l’industrie;
        • Participer à des activités de formation, notamment dans le cadre des programmes de 2e et 3e cycles du centre (Pratiques de recherche et action publique ainsi qu’Études urbaines), et à l’encadrement d’étudiants et du personnel de recherche;
        • Contribuer au rayonnement de l’INRS sur les plans national et international.

        Exigences et hailetés particulières

        • Être titulaire d’un doctorat en sociologie, science politique, économie, géographie, études urbaines ou toute autre discipline connexe;
        • Détenir une productivité scientifique démontrant autonomie et originalité;
        • Avoir de bonnes aptitudes pour la formation et l’encadrement d’étudiants de 2e et 3e cycles, de stagiaires postdoctoraux ainsi que du personnel de recherche;
        • Posséder des compétences en méthodologie de recherche, notamment en méthodes qualitatives et/ou quantitatives.
        • Être capable de travailler en équipe et en réseau (national et international) ainsi que dans une perspective multidisciplinaire et en collaboration avec des représentants de divers organismes.

        Langue du travail

        • La langue du travail est le français. La connaissance de l’anglais ainsi que d’une troisième langue constitue un atout.

        Les candidats pour qui le français n’est pas une langue usuelle sont fortement encouragés à soumettre leur candidature. Des ressources nécessaires seront mises à leur disposition afin de faciliter leur apprentissage de la langue française.

        Lieu de travail

        Centre Urbanisation Culture Société
        385, rue Sherbrooke Est
        Montréal (Québec) Canada H2X 1E3

        Traitement:
        Selon la convention collective en vigueur à l'INRS.

        Comment postuler?
        Les personnes intéressées sont priées de faire parvenir leur curriculum vitæ complet, une copie de leurs trois plus importantes publications, un résumé de deux à trois pages de leurs intérêts de recherche, un texte faisant état de leur philosophie d’enseignement, ainsi que le nom et les coordonnées de trois références, d’ici le 20 mai 2016, en indiquant le numéro de concours AP 16-03 à :

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

        Ou à concours@ucs.inrs.ca

        L’INRS souscrit à un programme d’accès à l’égalité en emploi et à un programme d’équité en emploi. L’Institut invite les femmes, les minorités visibles, les minorités ethniques, les autochtones et les personnes handicapées à poser leur candidature. La priorité sera donnée aux personnes ayant le statut de citoyen ou de résident du Canada.

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