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    Rank
    Specialty
    Location
    Closing Date
    Post-Doctoral Fellow
    Policy Related Research
    Automotive Policy Research Centre
    May 1 2016
    Tier 2 Canada Research Chair
    Human Dimensions of Water Resources & Resilience
    Brock University
    Feb 21 2016


    Rank
    Specialty
    Location
    Closing Date
    Term Assistant Professor
    Environmental Studies/Geography
    Grenfell Campus, Memorial University
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Surface Water Hydrology
    Simon Fraser University
    CLOSED
    Lectureship
    Physical Geography
    Simon Fraser University
    CLOSED
    Assistant Lecturer
    Equity Planning and Policy
    York University
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Development Studies
    University of Calgary
    CLOSED
    Assistant/Associate Professors
    Economic Geography
    University of Waterloo
    CLOSED
    Tier 2 Canada Research Chair
    Indigenous Community-Engaged Scholarship
    University of Saskatchewan
    CLOSED
    Tier 2 Canada Research Chair
    Life and Environment
    Algoma University
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Urban GIS
    University of Calgary
    CLOSED
    Professeure/professeur
    Relations Société-Environnement
    Université de Montréal
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Environment-Society Relations
    Université de Montréal
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Planning
    University of Saskatchewan
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Environmental Change, Sustainability & Resilience
    Concordia University
    CLOSED
    Two Assistant Professors
    Environmental Geography & Urban Sustainability
    Ryerson University
    CLOSED
    Limited-Term Assistant Professor
    Hydrology & Geomatics
    University of Saskatchewn
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Physical Geography
    York University
    CLOSED
    Assistant/Associate Professor
    Interdisciplinary Labour Studies
    McMaster University
    CLOSED
    Course Instructor
    Urban Geography
    Langara College
    CLOSED
    Course Instructor
    Physical Geography
    Langara College
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Economic Development
    University of Waterloo
    CLOSED
    Tenure-Track Instructor
    Forest and Conservation Sciences
    University of British Columbia
    CLOSED
    Simons Chair
    Disarmament, Global and Human Security
    University of British Columbia
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Human Dimensions of Sustainability
    University of Saskatchewan
    CLOSED
    Research Chair
    Watershed Science
    University of Alberta
    CLOSED
    12-Month Lecturer
    Geomatics for Environmental Management
    University of British Columbia
    CLOSED
    1-Year Term Lecturer/Assistant
    Physical Geography & Geomatics
    Brandon University
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Aboriginal Health
    McGill University
    CLOSED
    Professeur Adjoint
    Santé autochtone
    Université McGill
    CLOSED
    Limited-Term Lecturer
    Physical Geography
    University of Northern British Columbia
    CLOSED
    Limited-Term Instructor
    Human Geography
    University of Northern British Columbia
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Geography/Environmental Studies
    The King’s University
    CLOSED
    Limited-Term College Professor
    Geography & Earth and Environmental Science
    Okanagan College
    CLOSED
    Limited-term Appointment
    Urban/Social Geography
    University of Toronto Mississauga
    CLOSED
    LT Lecturer/Assistant Professor
    Sustainability Science and Society
    Brock University
    CLOSED
    Professeur Régulier
    Attractivité et Innovation en Tourisme
    Université Laval
    CLOSED
    Assistant Professor
    Resource & Environmental Studies
    Dalhousie University
    CLOSED
    Instructor
    Introductory Human/Regional Geography
    Langara College
    CLOSED
    Instructor
    Introductory Physical Geography
    Langara College
    CLOSED
    Instructor
    Introductory Human Geography
    Langara College
    CLOSED
    Tier 2 Canada Research Chair
    Aboriginal Health
    Dalhousie University
    CLOSED
    Tier 2 Canada Research Chair
    Environmental Change
    University of Waterloo
    CLOSED
    Instructor
    Physical Geography
    Langara College
    CLOSED
    Instructor
    Human Geography
    Langara College
    CLOSED
    Temporary Part-time Instructor
    Community Planning
    Vancouver Island University
    CLOSED
    College Professor
    Geography, Earth, Env. Science
    Okanagan College
    CLOSED


    February 3 2016
        Automotive Policy Research Centre
        Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Automotive Policy Research Centre

        The Automotive Policy Research Centre (APRC) is seeking a post-doctoral fellow with a PhD (at time of appointment) in political science, geography, economics, or any other policy-related field with an interest in one of the following: manufacturing innovation and R&D, connected and autonomous vehicles, technology mapping, industry organization, trade, labour markets and skills, environmental policy, and broader questions related to industrial policy and advanced manufacturing. Internationally comparative research is especially welcome.

        The APRC is an APC/SSHRC-funded multi-institutional project with participation from a number of universities, industry stakeholders, and representatives of three levels of government. The APRC’s primary purpose is to examine the role of public policy in sustaining a competitive automotive industry in Canada. More information can be found on our website: aprc.mcmaster.ca.

        We are looking for an individual with well-developed skills in quantitative and/or qualitative analysis, a strong record of publication and knowledge mobilization, and the ability to work both independently and in a team environment. Working with and reporting directly to Dr. Charlotte Yates at the University of Guelph, and collaborating with researchers at McMaster, the University of Toronto, and Queen’s University, the successful applicant will be responsible for developing a research plan, completing the research, and disseminating the results at workshops, conferences, and in academic and non-academic publications. The successful applicant will also participate in a range of academic and professional activities led by members of the APRC research team.

        The position is for one or two years beginning May 1, 2016. The salary is competitive and funding for fieldwork and conference travel is available.

        Please submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter outlining research interests, and the names and contact information of three referees by email to Dr. Brendan Sweeney (bsween@mcmaster.ca). The competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found.

        Dr. Brendan Sweeney
        Project Manager
        Automotive Policy Research Centre
        bsween@mcmaster.ca

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    January 7 2016
        Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
        Division of Social Science

        Three-year Regular Term Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies/Geography

        The Division of Social Science at Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for a three-year regular term position in Environmental Studies/Geography at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 1, 2016 to July 31, 2019.

        GRSS-2016-001, Environmental Studies/Geography: The successful candidate will be appointed to the Environmental Studies Program and will contribute to teaching and curriculum development within that academic unit, particularly within the Geography Minor. Opportunities also exist for teaching and supervision at the graduate level through the Master of Arts in Environmental Policy Program.

        We encourage applications from candidates with expertise in economic and cultural geography, environmental planning and management, community and regional planning and development, and environmental impact assessment. A completed PhD is required, preferably in Geography. Applicants with a PhD in a cognate discipline (e.g. Planning, Environmental or Interdisciplinary Studies) and a Masters in Geography may also be considered.

        Additional requirements include experience in undergraduate teaching and curriculum development; an established research profile and a proven ability to garner external funds to support research; and a commitment to work in an interdisciplinary environment. Experience with graduate student supervision and a track record of collaboration with government, business, community and/or aboriginal groups are also assets. The successful candidate will have a research agenda of relevance to Newfoundland and Labrador with strong potential to contribute to Grenfell’s growing competencies in research, teaching and engagement related to innovation, environmental policy, planning and management, and community and regional sustainability.

        Applications will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 29, 2016.

        A letter of application, curriculum vitae, a research and teaching dossier, three sample peer-reviewed publications, a statement of research interests, a statement of philosophy and evidence of teaching effectiveness and the names of three references should be sent to:

        The Associate Vice-President (Grenfell Campus) Academic
        Grenfell Campus, Memorial University of Newfoundland
        Corner Brook, NL, A2H 6P9

        Telephone 709-639-6526; Fax 709-637-6218 or email associatevpoffice@grenfell.mun.ca

        All appointments are subject to budgetary approval. Salary will reflect qualifications and experience in accordance with the Collective Agreement governing faculty at Memorial University of Newfoundland.

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

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    December 22 2015
        Simon Fraser University
        Department of Geography

        Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Surface Water Hydrology

        The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track position in Surface Water Hydrology. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin September 1, 2016.

        The ideal candidate will have expertise that combines both field hydrology and modelling with a focus that could range from small-basins to big-river scale. The successful candidate will build an externally-funded research program that complements and contributes to our research strengths in the water sciences and global environmental change. We value collaboration across campus and beyond. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence, or the clear promise of excellence, in research and teaching. They will develop an effective graduate training program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses in hydrology and other courses in the Physical Geography program, contribute to our Physical Geography field school, and participate in collegial governance. The incumbent will be expected to teach courses that contribute to the Masters of Ecological Restoration and/or Environmental Science programs as part of their normal teaching load.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. Simon Fraser University, located in the greater Vancouver area, is committed to an equity employment program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We particularly encourage applications from qualified women, aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All positions are subject to availability of funding and approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

        Applicants must have completed a PhD by the time of appointment and should demonstrate a clear promise of excellence in research as well as effectiveness in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, indication of citizenship and/or residency status, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching experience, strategy and philosophy, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Submit all application materials as a single pdf via this online application form. Screening of application files will commence on January 29, 2016. Applications received by this date will be given priority. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to have 3 letters of recommendation forwarded to us.

        If you have any questions, please contact the Chair’s Secretary at geogsec@sfu.ca.

        Departmental contact:
        Professor Tracy Brennand
        Chair, Department of Geography
        Simon Fraser University
        Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6

        Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details, see the Collection Notice.

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    December 18 2015
        Brock University
        Faculty of Social Sciences

        Tier 2 Canada Research Chair Position in Human Dimensions of Water Resources and Water Resilience

        Qualified applicants are invited to apply for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair Position in the area of human dimensions of water resources and water resilience. The position is housed within the Faculty of Social Sciences at Brock University, which is located in the Niagara Escarpment, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. This position will be of particular interest to outstanding scholars with a strong collaborative research program that provides evidence of transdisciplinary research relating to the human dimensions of water resources that addresses one or more aspects of resilience. Applicants should have experience working at the science-policy interface and with knowledge mobilization involving communities, governments, and/or the private sector, as well as other researchers and institutions. Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e., candidates must have been an active researcher in their field for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination). Please consult the CRC website for full program information, including further details on eligibility criteria (http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/).

        The successful candidate will hold a doctoral degree in human/environmental geography or environmental studies or a related discipline. The Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) is expected to have either a record of SSHRC funding or the potential to secure SSHRC funding, as well as support from other funding sources. The candidate should demonstrate the potential to achieve national and international recognition within the next five to ten years in the human dimensions of water resources that addresses one or more aspects of resilience. The successful candidate will be appointed jointly to Brock’s Environmental Sustainability Research Centre (ESRC) and the Department of Geography. The Environmental Sustainability Research Centre is one of five transdisciplinary hubs at Brock University. Centre members pursue innovative and transdisciplinary research concerning the environment, sustainability and social-ecological resilience, with a special focus on water resources. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses offered by the home units. The individual is also expected to be involved with graduate thesis supervision. The ESRC offers a Masters in Sustainability Science and Society degree and Geography offers a Master of Arts degree. Opportunities for national/international collaboration and doctoral supervision are available.

        The Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in human dimensions of water resources and water resilience is a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level. It is subject to final budgetary approval and is contingent upon the candidate’s successful application to the Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) program. The successful candidate will be required to participate in the preparation of a CRC nomination package for submission in October 2016.

        Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, recent reprints, and evidence of teaching performance to adfoss.gsar@brocku.ca by February 21, 2016. Electronic format is preferred but hard copies will be accepted. They should arrive no later than February 21, 2016 and be addressed to the Chair of the CRC Recruitment Committee, Dr. Diane Dupont, Associate Dean, Graduate Studies and Research, Faculty of Social Sciences, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, L2S 3A1. Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of academic reference; these may be submitted electronically to adfoss.gsar@brocku.ca or in hard copy to the Chair of the CRC Recruitment Committee. All inquires about the position should be directed to Dr. Dupont at adfoss.gsar@brocku.ca or 906-688-5550 x6351.

        Brock University is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process, per the University’s Accommodation for Employees with Disabilities Policy (http://www.brocku.ca/webfm_send/6557). Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

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    December 14 2015
        Simon Fraser University
        Department of Geography

        Lectureship in Physical Geography.

        The Department of Geography invites applications for a Lectureship in Physical Geography. This position is a continuing teaching (non-research) appointment starting September 1, 2016. Applicants should have a PhD degree. They should demonstrate excellence, or the clear promise of excellence, in teaching, and a commitment to experiential learning and innovative pedagogy. The successful candidate will teach a broad range of courses in the first and second year of the undergraduate program in physical geography, be able to co-ordinate and lead the physical geography field school, and possibly teach more advanced courses. Preference will be given to candidates who can successfully teach students from a range of science and non-science backgrounds. Contributions to collegial governance are expected.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. Simon Fraser University, located in the greater Vancouver area, is committed to an equity employment program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We particularly encourage applications from qualified women, aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All positions are subject to availability of funding and approval by the SFU Board of Governors.

        Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, indication of citizenship and/or residency status, a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching experience, strategy and philosophy, teaching evaluations, actual and potential course outlines), and the names and contact information for at least three references. Submit all application materials as a single pdf via this online application form. Screening of application files will commence on January 15, 2016. Applications received by this date will be given priority. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to have 3 letters of recommendation forwarded to us.

        If you have any questions, please contact the Chair’s Secretary at geogsec@sfu.ca.

        Departmental contact:
        Professor Alison Gill - Search Committee Chair
        Department of Geography
        Simon Fraser University
        Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6
        Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details, see the Collection Notice.

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    December 7 2015
        Algoma University
        Canada Research Chair Tier 2 - Life and the Environment

        Algoma University is seeking candidates for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair who will enhance, strengthen, and diversify our research efforts within the Life and the Environment research cluster. The ideal candidate will be recognized by his/her peers as an emerging scholar with the potential to lead in his/her field of research. The candidate will be able to work collaboratively with colleagues to continue the advancement of our knowledge of life and the environment working in newly dedicated faculty laboratories. As the program of research is multi-disciplinary in nature, it is anticipated that candidates will emerge from a variety of discipline areas within the environmental sciences.

        Applicants for this position should possess a PhD (or equivalent), have a superior research profile in the proposed area, demonstrate the ability to obtain external funding, and demonstrate potential to emerge as an internationally recognized scholar. Teaching duties consist of two (3 credit hours each) semester-length courses per academic year. Evidence of a strong teaching record is highly valued.

        For more information about this position, please view the CRC - Life and the Environment (PDF) posting https://www.algomau.ca/media/style_assets/pdf/job_postings/Life_and_the_Environment.pdf

        Applications will be reviewed starting December 15, 2015 and will continue to be accepted until a nominee is chosen. Ideally, the nominee will submit a full application package to the CRC program in April 2016. Start date to be negotiated.

        Application packages, which should include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, statement of research achievements and future objectives, evidence of teaching effectiveness and the names and contact information of at least three referees, must be sent by email to Dr. Craig Chamberlin, President, at president@algomau.ca. Application materials should be submitted as a single combined PDF file with the file name identifying the applicant.

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    November 25 2015
        University of Calgary
        Department of Anthropology and Archaeology

        Tenure track Assistant Professor in Development Studies

        The Faculty of Arts, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology invites applications for a tenure track position in Development Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2016.

        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 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.

        The 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 January 14, 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 3 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 questions: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

        About the University of Calgary
        The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, where innovative teaching and groundbreaking research go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. The strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by our Gaelic motto, which translates to 'I will lift up my eyes'.

        To succeed as one of Canada's top universities, where new ideas are created, tested and applied through first-class teaching and research, the University of Calgary needs more of the best minds in our classrooms and labs. We're increasing our scholarly capacity by investing in people who want to change the world, bringing the best and brightest to Calgary to form a global intellectual hub and achieve advances that matter to everyone.

        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 Calgary, Alberta
        Named a cultural capital of Canada and one of the best places to live in the world, Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from the strongest economy in the nation 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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    November 18 2015
        University of Saskatchewan
        College of Arts and Science

        Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Indigenous Community-Engaged Scholarship

        The College of Arts and Science at the University of Saskatchewan is actively seeking an Indigenous person for a full-time tenure-track position in the Department of Indigenous Studies for nomination as a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Indigenous Community-Engaged Scholarship. The selected candidate will be appointed to the Department of Indigenous Studies at an academic rank commensurate with experience.

        The Canada Research Chairs Program (CRCP) stands at the centre of a national strategy to make Canada one of the world's top countries in research and development. Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e., candidates must have less than 10 years of experience as an active researcher in their field 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 consult the Canada Research Chairs website (http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/about_us-a_notre_sujet/index-eng.aspx notre_sujet/index-eng.aspx for full program information, including further details on eligibility criteria.

        The ideal candidate will have a PhD, will be an exceptional emerging scholar with the capacity to attract competitively awarded research funding from a national granting agency, and will have experience in developing interdisciplinary research partnerships. The selected candidate will have an outstanding track record of research that exemplifies Indigenous community engagement, Indigenous research methodologies, and community-based action research that supports community social, political, environmental, economic, and/or cultural aspirations and goals, and makes meaningful contributions towards reconciliation between Indigenous and settler peoples. The selected candidate will take a leadership role in fostering and enhancing interdisciplinary and collaborative research partnerships that take advantage of the excellent opportunities for such interactions with scholars at the University of Saskatchewan, nationally and internationally. Competency in an Indigenous language is an asset.

        The University of Saskatchewan and the College of Arts and Science has expertise in distinct areas of Indigenous scholarship; undergraduate and graduate programming; and numerous emerging and established scholars pursuing Indigenous research in the humanities, fine arts, and social sciences. We have proven capacity in community engagement through leadership of and participation in a number of university-community collaborations; we are home to the Engaged Scholar Journal; we have an Office of Community Outreach and Engagement on campus and an Office of First Nation and Metis Engagement situated on our English River First Nation campus. The University of Saskatchewan and the College of Arts and Science are committed to enhancing Indigenous Community-Engaged research and scholarship. Our emerging strengths in this area are embedded in our Second and Third Integrated Plans, and “Aboriginal Peoples: Engagement and Scholarship” is one of our six signature areas of research achievement and aspiration.

        The University of Saskatchewan is in Treaty Six territory and the homeland of the Métis and has a greater proportion of students of Aboriginal ancestry than any other Canadian Medical-Doctoral university. Located in a province that is home to six separate treaty territories and has the second highest proportion of Aboriginal people in Canada, the University of Saskatchewan has proudly and properly committed to “play a leading role in Aboriginal education and scholarship.” For more information about the College of Arts and Science and the Department of Indigenous Studies visit http://artsandscience.usask.ca/ and http://artsandscience.usask.ca/indigenousstudies/ respectively.

        Salary bands for this post are as follows: Assistant Professor - $93,293 to $112,109; Associate Professor - $112,109 to $130,925 and Professor - $130,925 to 152,877. This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending program.

        The University of Saskatchewan values diversity, and Aboriginal engagement is a strategic priority. The College of Arts and Science is committed to the successful recruitment and retention of Aboriginal students, staff and faculty. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply by 1 January 2016, however, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. Please send a curriculum vitae, a letter of introduction, a research summary including a summary of your five most significant contributions, a statement of teaching interests, and contact information for three referees, in confidence, to Brock Higgins (Leaders & Co., Ottawa), at the following email address: brock@leadersinternational.com

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

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    November 9 2015
        York University
        Faculty of Environmental Studies

        Tenure-track Alternate-Stream Assistant Lecturer in Equity Planning and Policy

        The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-track alternate-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Lecturer in Equity Planning and Policy to commence July 1, 2016. A PhD in a related field or equivalent (must include a graduate degree with extensive professional experience) at the time of appointment. Membership in the Ontario Professional Planners Institute (OPPI) and/or Canadian Institute of Planners (CIP) is also required. The Faculty of Environmental Studies supports a large accredited graduate program in Planning and a large specialization in Urban and Regional Environments in our BES program. The responsibilities of this position are centred on teaching, advising, and service.

        We are seeking applications from candidates with excellent planning and teaching records, especially suited to the student-directed, interdisciplinary, experiential and equity-oriented pedagogy of our Faculty. The successful candidate should be able to contribute to both the undergraduate and the graduate programs. A commitment to the social justice and environmental protection mandate of the Faculty is important; teaching experience should include teaching about the environment in relation to race, disability, gender identity, sexuality and class. Areas of expertise could include transportation, housing, immigration, infrastructure, and community development, among others.

        The successful candidate will have the potential to coordinate the Planning program. Experience working in professional planning contexts, especially with indigenous and marginalized communities, will be advantageous. Responsibilities may include undergraduate and graduate teaching, program advising, and supervision of major papers, projects and portfolios, as well as Faculty and university service, particularly curriculum development and innovation in course development and delivery; interest and experience in experiential education is an asset. The ability to contribute to one or more of the Faculty's certificate or diploma programs as well as our major project initiatives is desirable.

        FES is a unique interdisciplinary Faculty that adopts a broad definition of environment including natural, built, institutional and social environments. The Faculty has a strong social and environmental justice commitment, and values community-engaged learning and action, including arts-based inquiry, production and dissemination. More information about the Faculty of Environmental Studies is available at www.yorku.ca/fes.

        York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

        A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching and/or planning portfolio including a statement of teaching interests and approaches, and the names and full contact information for three academic and/or professional references (at least two of the references must be academic) should be sent to the address below by January 15, 2016.

        Lisa Dennis
        Secretary to Search Committee
        Faculty of Environmental Studies
        Room 126
        York University
        4700 Keele Street
        Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3
        Tel: 416-736-5252
        Email: feshires@yorku.ca

        Posting End Date: January 15, 2016

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    October 19 2015
        University of Calgary
        Department of Geography

        Tenure track Assistant Professor in Urban GIS

        The Faculty of Arts, Department of Geography, invites applications for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of Urban GIS. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2016.

        We are seeking a scholar who will establish and maintain an active research program in the area of Urban GIS with the ability to secure external research funding. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected produce high impact urban research and scholarship and play an important role in teaching and research supervision of students in the Geography and Urban Studies undergraduate programs and the Geography graduate program, including the Master of Geographic Information Systems program. Service to the department, faculty, university and community is expected.

        The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in Geography or a related field, with specializations in GIS and Urban Geography. Candidates should be technically and theoretically highly proficient, possessing a broad palette of GIS skills, including Web GIS, spatial analysis, and public-participation GIS. Candidates pursuing quantitative and/or mixed-methods approaches to research are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate must demonstrate evidence of, or potential for, publications in high quality journals.

        Evidence of excellence in teaching should be demonstrated via a convincing statement of: teaching philosophy, strong teaching evaluations, and an exceptional record of commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching, student supervision, and mentorship.

        The Department of Geography is a research-intensive department with high standards in teaching, research, and community engagement. We value interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approaches to research and training, and strongly encourage collaboration. For more information about the Department, please visit http://geog.ucalgary.ca/

        Applications are accepted electronically in pdf format through geoghire@ucalgary.ca.

        All applications must be received by December 10, 2015.

        Please provide an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research interest, a teaching dossier, no more than four samples of scholarly work, and the names and contact information for 3-5 referees. The materials should be directed to:

        John Yackel
        Professor and Head
        Department of Geography, University of Calgary
        356 Earth Sciences Building
        2500 University Drive NW
        Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2N 1N4

        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 questions: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

        About the University of Calgary

        The University of Calgary is a leading Canadian university located in the nation's most enterprising city. The university has a clear strategic direction to become one of Canada's top five research universities by 2016, where innovative teaching and groundbreaking research go hand in hand, and where we fully engage the communities we both serve and lead. The strategy is called Eyes High, inspired by our Gaelic motto, which translates to 'I will lift up my eyes'.

        To succeed as one of Canada's top universities, where new ideas are created, tested and applied through first-class teaching and research, the University of Calgary needs more of the best minds in our classrooms and labs. We're increasing our scholarly capacity by investing in people who want to change the world, bringing the best and brightest to Calgary to form a global intellectual hub and achieve advances that matter to everyone.

        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 Calgary, Alberta

        Named a cultural capital of Canada and one of the best places to live in the world, Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from the strongest economy in the nation 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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    October 8 2015
        Université de Montréal
        Département de géographie

        Professeure ou de Professeur dans Relations Société-Environnement

        Le Département de géographie sollicite des candidatures pour un poste de professeure ou de professeur à temps plein au rang d’adjoint en géographie humaine dans le champ des relations société-environnement. Les intérêts de recherche des candidates ou des candidats peuvent porter, sans s’y limiter, sur des aspects divers de la géographie environnementale tels : l’écologie politique, les changements environnementaux ou la géographie des ressources et des conflits territoriaux. Le Département encourage les sujets de recherche ayant une portée internationale.

        Fonctions: La personne retenue sera appelée à enseigner aux trois cycles, à encadrer des étudiants aux études supérieures, à poursuivre des activités de recherche, de publication et de rayonnement ainsi qu’à contribuer aux activités de l’institution.

        Exigences

        • Doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline connexe
        • Publications dans des revues de renommée internationale
        • Expérience d’enseignement
        • Habilité et intérêt pour le travail en équipe
        • Maîtrise de la langue française*

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

        Entrée en fonction: Le ou après le 1er juin 2016.

        Constitution du dossier

        • Le dossier de candidature doit être constitué des documents suivants :
          • une lettre de motivation
          • un curriculum vitæ
          • un exemplaire des publications ou des travaux de recherche récents
          • un exposé de la philosophie et des intérêts d’enseignement (deux pages maximum)
          • un exposé des intérêts de recherche (deux pages maximum)
        • Le dossier doit également comporter trois lettres de recommandation. Celles-ci doivent être transmises directement par leur auteur au Département.

        Clôture du concours: Le dossier de candidature et les lettres de recommandation doivent parvenir à la directrice du Département de géographie au plus tard le 27 novembre 2015 à l’adresse suivante :

        Mme Patricia Martin, directrice
        Département de géographie
        Faculté des arts et des sciences
        Université de Montréal
        C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
        Montréal (QC) H3C 3J7

        Le dossier de candidature peut également être transmis par voie électronique à l’adresse: administration@geog.umontreal.ca.

        Les personnes intéressées trouveront plusieurs informations sur le Département en consultant son site Web à l’adresse www.geog.umontreal.ca

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

        Privilège de confidentialité des candidatures: Les procédures de nomination en vigueur à l’Université de Montréal prévoient que tous les dossiers de candidature peuvent être consultés par les membres de l’Assemblée des professeurs. Toute personne désirant que sa candidature demeure confidentielle jusqu’à l’établissement de la liste restreinte de recrutement (candidats retenus pour entrevue) est priée de le mentionner dans sa lettre de motivation.

        Programme d’accès à l’égalité en emploi: L’Université de Montréal prône la diversité de son personnel et encourage les membres des minorités visibles et ethniques ainsi que les femmes, les autochtones, les personnes handicapées et les personnes de toutes orientations et identités sexuelles à poser leur candidature.

        Exigences en matière d’immigration: Nous invitons tous les candidats qualifiés à postuler à l’UdeM. Conformément aux exigences de l’immigration au Canada, veuillez noter que la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents.

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        Université de Montréal
        Département de géographie

        Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Environment-Society Relations

        The Département de géographie is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in human geography addressing environment-society relations. The research interests of potential candidates could include, but are not limited to, diverse aspects of environmental geography, such as: political ecology, environmental change and the geography of resources and territorial conflict. The Department encourages research addressing international contexts.

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

        Requirements:

        • Ph.D. in Geography or in a related discipline
        • Publications in journals of international standing
        • Teaching experience
        • Interest and ability to work in a collaborative setting
        • Proficiency in the French language

        Linguistic Policy: Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy [http://secretariatgeneral.umontreal.ca/fileadmin/user_upload/secretariat/doc_officiels/reglements/administration/adm10-34_politique-linguistique.pdf], Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to attain proficiency in French.

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

        Starting Date: On or after June 1st, 2016.

        Constitution of application

        • The application must include the following documents:
          • a cover letter
          • a curriculum vitæ
          • copies of recent publications and research
          • a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (two page maximum)
          • a statement of research interests (two page maximum)
        • Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the Department Chair by the referees.

        Deadline: Application and letters of recommendation must be sent to the chair of the Département de géographie by novembre 27th, 2015 at the following address:

        Mme Patricia Martin, directrice
        Département de géographie
        Faculté des arts et des sciences
        Université de Montréal
        C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
        Montréal (QC) H3C 3J7

        Documents may also be sent via e-mail to the following address: administration@geog.umontreal.ca

        For more information about the Department, please consult its website at: www.geog.umontreal.ca

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

        Equal Access Employment Program: Université de Montréal promotes diversity in its workforce and encourages members of visible and ethnic minorities as well as women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities to apply.

        Immigration Requirements: We invite all qualified candidates to apply at Université de Montréal. However, in accordance with immigration requirements in Canada, please note that priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

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    October 7 2015
        University of Saskatchewan
        Department of Geography and Planning

        Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Planning

        The Department of Geography and Planning, College of Arts and Science, University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a tenure track position in Planning at the rank of Assistant Professor. Start date is July 1, 2016.

        Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in planning or a related discipline and a degree from a professionally accredited planning program. Applicants must be a member of, or eligible for membership in, the Canadian Institute of Planners. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable potential to establish and maintain an independent, externally funded research program as well as a documented capacity for high-quality graduate and undergraduate teaching. Administrative duties are required.

        The department currently has four faculty members who are registered professional planners in Saskatchewan and members of the Canadian Institute of Planners, with primary undergraduate teaching and administrative responsibility in the Regional and Urban Planning (RUP) program. This new position seeks to complement existing faculty strengths. The department has identified northern planning, regional or rural planning; winter cities; active transportation or transit; urban design; and water planning, policy, or management as possible areas of specialization of the new faculty member.

        The department envisages that this position will play a vital role in contributing to the department’s M.A. program by giving it a greater focus on the planning discipline at the graduate level. The position is well aligned with the university’s strategic priority to increase campus-wide commitment to research, scholarly and artistic work, and increasing the university’s profile as a major presence in graduate education.

        The College of Arts & Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the humanities and fine arts, the social sciences and the sciences. There are over 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the College and 325 faculty, including 12 Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

        The University of Saskatchewan, situated in Saskatoon, SK, is a major research intensive institution of about 21,000 students on what is considered the most pleasant university campus in Canada. Saskatoon is a growing, vibrant city with a richly diverse natural and built environment. Information about the University of Saskatchewan and the Department of Geography and Planning can be found at: http://artsandscience.usask.ca/geography/.

        Applications should include a cover letter and full curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, a statement of research interests, samples of recent publications, and contact information of three references. Applications should be addressed to:

        Dirk de Boer, Professor and Head
        Department of Geography and Planning
        College of Arts and Science
        University of Saskatchewan

        All applications should be submitted in digital format to phyllis.baynes@usask.ca. Review of applications will begin by November 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

        Salary Bands (July 1, 2016 - June 30, 2017): Assistant Professor $93,293 - $112,109

        Benefits: This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending program.

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

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    October 5 2015
        University of Waterloo
        Department of Geography & Environmental Management

        Two Tenure Track positions in Economic Geography (Assistant/Associate Professor and Assistant Professor)

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Management in the Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo is seeking exceptional scholars for two tenure track positions in economic geography, one at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, and the other at the rank of Assistant Professor. The anticipated start date for both positions is July 1, 2016.

        Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. related to human geography and a proven research record in one or more of the following areas related to economic geography: innovation, entrepreneurship, and technological change; mobilities and flows of knowledge, goods, and labour; digital and/or creative economies; global/local production networks; emerging economies in the global south; transitions to low carbon economies; or quantitative economic modelling and spatial analysis. Duties include research, teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in human and economic geography, and the advising of graduate students. The salary range for the position at the rank of assistant professor is $76,000 to $95,000; for the position at the rank of associate professor, the salary range is $96,000 to $120,000. Actual salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

        The closing date for applications is January 8, 2016. Applications must include a curriculum vitae, cover letter, a statement of research interests and career objectives, an outline of the applicant’s approach to teaching, and up to three sample publications. Applicants must also include the names (with contact information) of four referees. Referees will be contacted for those included in a short list after an initial review of applications. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

        Applications should be addressed to:

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

        All applications should be submitted in digital format to the email address shown below. Enquiries regarding these positions are welcome, and may also be submitted to: gemchair@uwaterloo.ca

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Management has a strong reputation for teaching and research in earth systems science, geomatics, resource management, and human geography. These positions will add strength and new research initiatives to the human geography cluster. Currently ranked 48th globally (QS rankings) in geography, the Department is part of the Faculty of Environment, which also includes the Department of Environment and Resource Studies, the School of Planning, the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development, and the Centre for Knowledge Integration. For additional information see: https://uwaterloo.ca/geography-environmental-management/

        Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/watport/why-waterloo

        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.

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    September 29 2015
        University of Saskatchewan
        Department of Geography and Planning

        Limited-Term Assistant Professor in Hydrology and Geomatics

        The Department of Geography and Planning at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a limited term appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, for the period of January 1, 2016 to June 30, 2018. Applicants should have a PhD in geography or a related environmental science, and show clear promise of effectiveness in teaching and interest in research. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver undergraduate and graduate courses in hydrology and geomatics. Expertise in spatial statistics will be considered an asset.

        In addition to excellence in teaching, the department is looking for applicants whose research interests complement those of faculty currently in the department. Current research strengths in the department include surface and groundwater hydrology, cold regions hydrology, hydrochemistry, erosion and sediment transport, GIScience, geomatics and remote sensing. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to affiliate with the University’s Centre for Hydrology (www.usask.ca/hydrology), which has more than 30 affiliated faculty from the Colleges of Arts and Science, Agriculture and Bioresources, and Engineering and strong graduate training and research capabilities, and with the Global Institute for Water Security (www.usask.ca/water) which has more than 70 affiliated faculty with interests in water security research.

        The College of Arts & Science offers a dynamic combination of programs in the humanities and fine arts, the social sciences and the sciences. There are over 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students in the College and 325 faculty, including 12 Canada Research Chairs. The College emphasizes student and faculty research, interdisciplinary programs, community outreach and international opportunities.

        The University of Saskatchewan is a major research intensive institution of about 21,000 students with a wide range of training available and superb lab facilities on what is considered the most pleasant university campus in Canada. Canadian hydrology developed from early efforts at the University. The federal National Hydrology Research Centre and provincial Saskatchewan Research Council are located in the University's research park, Innovation Place, a few minutes walk from the university. Information about the University of Saskatchewan and the Department of Geography and Planning can be found at: http://artsandscience.usask.ca/geography/.

        Applications should include a cover letter and full curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, a statement of research interests, samples of recent publications, and contact information of three references. Applications should be addressed to:

        Dirk de Boer,
        Professor and Head,
        Department of Geography and Planning
        College of Arts and Science
        University of Saskatchewan

        and emailed to phyllis.baynes@usask.ca. Review of applications will begin by October 30, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled, with the appointment commencing January 1, 2016.

        Salary Bands (July 1, 2015-June 30, 2016): Assistant Professor $90,796 - $109,108

        Benefits: This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program and flexible health and wellness spending program.

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

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    September 21 2015
        Concordia University
        Department of Geography, Planning and Environment

        Tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Science of Environmental Change, Sustainability and Resilience

        The Department of Geography, Planning and Environment is seeking a tenure-track appointment in the Science of Environmental Change, Sustainability and Resilience, with particular attention to the scientific assessment of human impacts on the environment and human adaptation to climate change. The candidate should hold a PhD in physical geography or a related field, and be engaged in research on how humans interact with and are shaping the environment. The successful candidate will teach courses in our B.Sc. in Environmental Science, as well teach and supervise students in our Master’s and PhD programs. We are looking for demonstrated research excellence in a relevant field of study within the natural sciences such as, but not limited to, terrestrial biogeochemistry, land-use dynamics, geomorphology, and climate science. A research program with a field component would be an asset.

        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: chair.gpe@concordia.ca
        Web: http://gpe.concordia.ca

        Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling these positions, normally at the rank of Assistant Professor, for August 1st 2016. Unless otherwise stipulated, candidates for all positions should have a PhD. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the positions are filled. All applications should reach departments no later than November 15th 2015. All inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Monica Mulrennan.

        Concordia U Position Advertisement

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    September 15 2015
        Lanagara College
        Department of Geography

        Qualified candidate to teach Geography 1130 (Urban Geography)

        Description of Position: The Department of Geography is looking for a qualified candidate to teach Geography 1130 (Urban Geography). Geography 1130 is a first year course that introduces students to fundament concepts in urban geography, including elements of: urbanization, urban form & structure, urban economics, urban social structures.

        Instruction:

        • Geography 1130 ("Urban Geography")
          • 1 section - Lectures: Mo, Tu, We, Th - 9:30-10:20
          • Term: 2016-1 (Spring)

        Required Qualifications: Graduate degree (MA or Ph.D) in urban geography. The successful candidate must have post-secondary teaching experience, a commitment to excellence in teaching and a demonstrated ability to work collegially.

        • Part-Time (25% of full-time)
        • Temporary

        Length of appointment: Four

        Start Date: January 1, 2016

        Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

        Employee Group: LFA

        Application Information: To apply, send your resume, quoting competition # F045-15 in the subject line of your email to cmills@langara.bc.ca

        Deadline: October 1, 2015

        NOTE: External applications will be accepted but internal candidates are considered prior to externals.

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        Langara College
        Department of Geography

        Qualified candidate to teach Geography 1180 ("Physical Geography: Meteorology, Climatology and Biogeography").

        Description of Position: The Department of Geography is looking for a qualified candidate to teach Geography 1180 (“Physical Geography: Meteorology, Climatology and Biogeography”). Geography 1180 is a first year, introductory lab science courses involving 3 hours of lecture and 2 hours of lab per week. The instructor teaches in the first hour of the lab class and a lab demonstrator supervises the second hour of the lab.

        Instruction:

        • Geography 1180 ("Physical Geography: Meteorology, Climatology and Biogeography")
          • 1 section - Lectures: We, Th, Fr - 8:30-9:20. Lab: Fr 9:30-11:30
          • Term: 2016-1 (Spring)

        Required Qualifications: Graduate degree (MSc or Ph.D) in physical geography. The successful candidate must have post-secondary teaching experience, a commitment to excellence in teaching and a demonstrated ability to work collegially.

        • Part-Time (25% of full-time)
        • Temporary

        Length of Appointment: Four months

        Start Date: January 1, 2016

        Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

        Employee Group: LFA

        Application Information: To apply, send your resume, quoting competition # F044-15 in the subject line of your email to cmills@langara.bc.ca

        Deadline: October 1, 2015

        NOTE: External applications will be accepted but internal candidates are considered prior to externals.

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    August 28 2015
        York University
        Department of Geography

        Tenure-Stream Assistant Professor position in Physical Geography

        The Department of Geography, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position in Physical Geography at the rank of Assistant Professor to commence July 1, 2016. The successful applicant will also have the ability to teach physical geography and environmental science at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

        The successful candidate will have completed a PhD in Geography or cognate discipline. The Department seeks a physical geographer in the area of biogeochemical processes, preferably in Arctic environments. Applicants should have demonstrated research strengths in terrestrial or aquatic element cycling and its relationship to hydrology, vegetation and/or soil dynamics. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or promise of excellence in research, publications, and undergraduate teaching at all levels. Applicants should have the breadth and versatility to teach a variety of undergraduate courses and be prepared to participate actively in the Graduate Program in Geography and be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

        The deadline for applications is October 30, 2015. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

        York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

        Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining their professional experience and research interests, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a sample of their scholarly writing (maximum 50 pp.), and a teaching dossier, and arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to:

        Professor Steven Tufts
        Chair, Department of Geography
        N418A Ross Building
        York University
        4700 Keele St.
        Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada

        Email: geochair@yorku.ca - (Subject line: "Application for Physical Geography Position")

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    August 17 2015
        Ryerson University
        Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

        Two (2) Tenure-Track Assistant Professor positions in Environmental Geography and Urban Sustainability

        The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Arts at Ryerson University invites applications for two (2) full-time tenure-track positions, at the Assistant Professor level, beginning July 1, 2016, subject to final budgetary approval. Candidates will hold a PhD in Geography, Environmental Studies, or a closely related field.

        The areas of specialization for these positions include environmental geography and urban sustainability. The successful candidates will complement the Department's research profile and contribute primarily to our BA in Environment and Urban Sustainability program, as well as our BA in Geographic Analysis, our professionally related courses, and our popular liberal studies offering. You will also have the opportunity to supervise graduate students in our Master of Spatial Analysis (MSA) and several interdisciplinary graduate programs, including the MASc/PhD in Environmental Applied Science and Management, MA in Immigration and Settlement Studies, and PhD in Policy Studies. Candidates pursuing quantitative as well as qualitative or mixed-methods approaches are encouraged to apply. We are particularly interested in expanding our expertise in fields such as environmental science and modeling; urban studies and smart cities; city-building and sustainable regional growth; the transportation, energy, and utilities sectors; demographic analysis; and political geography. Your innovative research across the economic, environmental, and social dimensions of sustainability may, for example, employ advanced data analytics and business intelligence techniques; geographic information science, geovisualization, and geodesign approaches; or community-based research with a critical-theoretical perspective.

        Applicants will have a strong research profile with evidence of an emerging scholarly record and the ability to establish and maintain an independent, externally funded research program. A capacity for high-quality teaching and student training, developing and maintaining partnerships with the academic and local community, and contributing to collegial service are expected. Candidates must also have a demonstrated commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion as they pertain to service, teaching, and scholarly, research, or creative activities.

        Applicants should submit their application online via the Faculty Recruitment Portal (https://hr.cf.ryerson.ca/ams/faculty/preview.cfm?posting_id=504038). The application must contain the following: a brief letter of application (cover letter), a curriculum vitae, a research plan with links to relevant online publications, a succinct teaching statement with evidence of past experience and quality, and the names of three individuals who may be contacted for reference letters. Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada. Confidential inquiries can be directed to the Chair of the Department Hiring Committee, Dr. Andrew Millward, at millward@ryerson.ca. The review of applications will begin November 1, 2015, and will continue until the position is 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 largest Canadian Geography departments by undergraduate and graduate program enrolment. Our programs and continuing education certificates are influencing 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, Ryerson Urban Water, and Ryerson Centre for Cloud- and Context-Aware Computing. Our community partners include City administrations, Provincial ministries, conservation agencies, regional police services, research hospitals, banks, retailers, real-estate developers, and GIS and geospatial data vendors, to name a few.

        Ryerson University is on a transformative path to become Canada's leading comprehensive innovation university. Located in the heart of one of the world's most culturally and linguistically diverse urban areas, Ryerson's high quality programs and scholarly, research and creative activities extend beyond the walls of academia. The university's mission is to advance "applied knowledge and research to address societal need" and offer career-focused programs of study. The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies embodies this mission through its professional and applied research tradition and experiential learning focus. For more information about Ryerson University's past, present and future, visit http://www.ryerson.ca.

        This position falls under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty Association (RFA). The RFA collective agreement can be viewed at: http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/agreements/index.html. The RFA's website can be found at: http://rfa.ryerson.ca/. A summary of RFA benefits can be found at: http://www.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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    August 13 2015
        University of Waterloo
        School of Environment, Enterprise and Development

        Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Economic Development.

        The School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED), in the Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in economic development. Candidates for Assistant Professor should have a completed or nearly completed PhD, and should demonstrate the potential for high-quality research and teaching. The salary range for this position is $75,000 to $105,000. Negotiations beyond this salary range will be considered for exceptionally qualified candidates.

        Individuals with degrees in business, economics, economic geography, planning, entrepreneurship or public policy are encouraged to apply. Preferred candidates will have research expertise and / or teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: sustainable community development, local economic development, business development, innovation, entrepreneurship, green economy. The position will support teaching and research activities in SEED’s environment and business, local economic development, international development, and sustainability management programs.

        Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2015, with interviews commencing in October. The anticipated start date for the position is January 1, 2016, but may be negotiated. Interested candidates are invited to submit a detailed curriculum vita, a statement explaining how their abilities and interests relate to SEED with regard to research and teaching, as well as the names, addresses, email addresses and telephone numbers of three referees.

        Please send an application package to:

        Marion Brown
        School of Environment, Enterprise and Development
        Faculty of Environment
        University of Waterloo
        Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1

        or submit electronically to ma4brown@uwaterloo.ca

        Located at the heart of Canada’s technology hub, 1-hour west of Toronto and serving over 35,000 full- and part-time students, the University of Waterloo (UW) is among Canada’s finest universities. For 22 straight years, UW has been ranked as the most innovative university in the country, and for 18 of those 22 years, educational leaders have ranked it Canada’s best university overall. UW stands out among its peers not only for its strong research profile and innovative approaches to education, but also for its uniquely positive and enterprising relationships with business and the world of practice. Waterloo has been ranked one of the best places in the world for start-ups. The Region boasts of hundreds of technology-driven enterprises, including offices of OpenText, Square, and Google.

        Founded in 2009, SEED, located at the biggest Faculty of Environment in Canada, has quickly established itself as a recognized leader in integrated approaches for sustainable solutions to the world’s most pressing environmental, social and development challenges. SEED offers comprehensive and highly inter-disciplinary professional programs, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, in sustainable business and development, with degrees in environment and business, sustainability management, international development, and local economic development. SEED offers two undergraduate programs (Environment & Business, International Development) and four graduate programs (Environment & Business, Sustainability Management, Local Economic Development, and Development Practice). SEED has a current enrolment of approximately 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and is experiencing further growth. The School is adding faculty members, developing new programs and growing research capacities. SEED is located in a 57,000 sq. ft. LEED© Platinum building with classrooms, student space and offices. For details about the school and its programs please visit: http://seed.uwaterloo.ca.

        Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/watport/why-waterloo.

        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.

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    August 7 2015
        University of British Columbia
        Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences

        Tenure-track Faculty Position at the Instructor 1 level

        Applications are invited for a tenure-track faculty position at the Instructor 1 level (tenure-track towards Professor of Teaching) in the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, Faculty of Forestry at The University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus). The Faculty of Forestry teaches programs in Natural Resources Conservation, Forest Resources Management, Forest Sciences, Urban Forestry and Wood Science. The department’s research covers the natural sciences from genomics and genetics through to populations, ecosystems, and landscapes, with a common focus on the forest and its connected systems.

        The successful candidate will contribute to teaching at the undergraduate level both locally and in our international teaching program, with up to three months per year teaching in China or other non-Canadian venues. A Ph.D. degree, evidence of excellence in teaching of undergraduate students in the classroom and in the field, and demonstrable commitment to innovative teaching approaches are essential. Experience with mentoring of undergraduate students doing research projects will be an asset, as will experience teaching abroad and in culturally diverse classrooms. Research in pedagogy, experience with curriculum development and professional associations supporting STEM education, and integration of innovative teaching practices and technologies into the curriculum is highly desirable. An international perspective on forest ecosystems and conservation will be valuable. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in a field relevant to forest ecology (e.g., forest biology, soils, dendrology, systematics, urban forests, landscape ecology and ecosystem classification) and with experience with field-based, experiential learning.

        This is a tenure-track position. A person at the Instructor I rank is eligible following the initial appointment period for review and promotion to the Instructor II rank, and then for further review and tenure and promotion to the Senior Instructor rank. For information on the review process and criteria for each of these ranks, please see Art. 3, Part 4 of the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/faculty-relations/collective-agreements/appointment-faculty/

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

        Your application should include a curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, statement of teaching interests relevant to the position, three recent publications or written works that highlight your contribution to the field, and full contact information for three individuals that can provide reference letters. Please also indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

        Please email your application in one PDF file to FCS.Instructor@ubc.ca . For information on the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, see www.forestry.ubc.ca.

        The deadline for applications is September 30, 2015. The expected starting date for this position is January 1, 2016 but an alternative date may be arranged.

        Questions should be directed to: Dr. John Richardson, Head of the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences (john.richardson@ubc.ca)

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    July 29 2015
        University of Saskatchewan
        School of Environment and Sustainability

        Full-time Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Human Dimensions of Sustainability

        The School of Environment and Sustainability (SENS), University of Saskatchewan, invites applications from outstanding scholars for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, in Human Dimensions of Sustainability. The appointment is anticipated to begin on July 1, 2016.

        The successful candidate will have established him/herself as an upcoming leader in problem-oriented, interdisciplinary research in one or more of SENS’ research focal areas: 1) Sustaining Ecosystems; 2) Sustaining Communities; and/or 3) Water Security. We are looking for a dynamic candidate who has a self-funded, innovative and successful research program, engages in creative teaching excellence at the graduate level, and will complement the expertise of the SENS faculty. The successful candidate will join a highly-engaged interdisciplinary faculty working across engineering, social sciences, natural sciences, and physical sciences.

        SENS is a premier site internationally for practicing problem-oriented and socially relevant interdisciplinary research. Our faculty are community-engaged scholars working in a variety of research areas, including water security, policy, governance, food security, environmental health, and Indigenous issues. Our school embraces an interdisciplinary teaching and learning model, and emphasizes hands-on experiential learning and team-teaching.

        The focus on human dimensions and sustainability will move SENS’ vision forward by providing an integrative, crosscutting position to further advance interdisciplinary research within and beyond the School. This position will assist in the facilitation of cross-, trans-, and interdisciplinary connections to enhance the social and policy relevance of natural and physical science research.

        Requirements include:

        • A PhD in a relevant area of research;
        • Evidence as an emergent leader in problem-oriented, interdisciplinary research in one or more of SENS’ research focal areas including: Sustaining Ecosys-tems, Sustaining Communities, and Water Security;
        • High-quality publications with visible impact, appropriate to the candidate’s field of research;
        • Demonstrated success in obtaining competitively awarded funding from the Canadian Tri-Agencies (SSHRC, NSERC, CIHR) or similarly competitive national or international granting agencies;
        • A strong record of implementing social science research methods (qualitative and/or quantitative) with linkages to appropriate areas of social science theo-ry;
        • A proven track record of innovative graduate and/or undergraduate teaching;
        • Excellent interpersonal skills, as demonstrated through collaborative interdisciplinary interactions, community engagement, and faculty collegiality; and,
        • Experience with interdisciplinary research partnerships.

        Familiarity with the biophysical sciences is desirable, as is experience with graduate supervision. Researchers who work on the behavioural dimensions of sustainability, including the structural aspects of environmental problems and the roles of norms, perceptions of risk and conflict, and how environmental problems come to be defined within society will be favoured.

        The successful candidate will be appointed to a tenure-track position in the School of Environment and Sustainability. In addition to the tenure track appoint-ment, there is also a possibility to hire a 5-year term appointment out of this search. Review of applications will begin September 11, 2015, and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Salary bands for this post are as follows: Assistant Professor - $90,796 to $109,108. Relocation assistance is available for applicants from outside of Saskatchewan. This position comes with a comprehensive benefits package which includes pension plan, life insurance (compulsory and voluntary), academic long-term disability, sick leave, travel insurance, death benefit, dental plan, extended health and vision care plan, employee assistance program, and flexible health and wellness spending program.

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

        To be considered for this opportunity, please send your CV and a letter of intent outlining your fit with the requirements and your proposed fit with the SENS community. Specify in your letter whether you are a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Please also submit the names of three referees and a 3-5 page statement detailing teaching and research interests, vision, objectives and accomplishments, in confidence, to:

        Toddi Steelman, Executive Director
        School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan
        117 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK Canada S7N 5C8
        E-mail: sens_search@usask.ca; Telephone: (306) 966-1499; Fax: (306) 966-2298

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

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    June 23 2015
        Brandon University
        Department of Geography

        One-Year Term Lecturer/Assistant Professor in Physical Geography and Geomatics

        Brandon University is a leader in providing high quality education in arts, sciences, education, music, and health studies. Based in southwestern Manitoba, Brandon University also offers pre-professional and Masters programs, as well as innovative and award-winning outreach programs in a personalized learning environment.

        The Faculty of Science invites applications for a one-year term position in the Department of Geography at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant Professor.

        Responsibilities: The successful applicant will teach 15 to 18 credit hours (3 credit hours per course) from the following list of courses: Introduction to Physical Geography, Introduction to Weather & Climate, Geomorphology, Global Environmental Change, GIS I: Spatial Data & Cartographic Design, GIS II: Spatial Data Management & Analysis, and Remote Sensing & Air Photo Interpretation. The applicant is also expected to engage in scholarly activity.

        Qualifications: A Master’s degree is required, a PhD or ABD is preferred. Experience in undergraduate teaching would be an asset.

        Application deadline: Review of applications will begin July 6, 2015, and continue until the position is filled

        Start date: August 1, 2015 is preferable but negotiable depending on the successful candidate’s availability (no later than September 1, 2015).

        Salary: Commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.

        Applicants should send a cover letter that includes a list of the courses they are prepared to deliver, along with their curriculum vitae, transcripts, summary of teaching experience, indication of citizenship status, and the names and contact information of three referees, electronically in a single file of a reasonable size using PDF format to:

        Dr. Andrew Egan, Dean of Science
        Brandon University
        270-18th Street Brandon, MB R7A 6A9
        science@brandonu.ca

        All applicants are invited to consult the Brandon University course calendar for more information. Further details about Brandon University and the Department of Geography can be found at http://www.brandonu.ca

        We thank all applicants for their interest in applying for this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Short listed candidates will be expected to provide copies of credentials at time of interview. Brandon University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply including 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. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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    June 19 2015
        University of British Columbia
        Liu Institute for Global Issues

        Tenure track Associate or Full Professor Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security

        The Liu Institute for Global Issues invites applications for the Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) at the Associate or Full Professor level (a tenure-track appointment, effective July 1 2016, or until filled).

        Candidates must hold a PhD in the social or natural sciences, including interdisciplinary programs. The successful candidate will have an excellent program of research in the study of global and human security including but not limited to: disarmament and peace-building; development; technology and/or cyber security; conflict diffusion; conflict transformation; critical security studies; and, macro, meso or micro-level analyses of insecurity. Candidates working in any part of the world will be considered. Experience in policy analysis and implementation is desirable.

        The Chair will teach in UBC’s new Masters in Public Policy Program and recruit and supervise the Simons Postdoctoral Fellow(s) and implement the Simons Student Policy Awards; both endowed by the Simons Foundation. Candidates are expected to teach in the security-development nexus. Together these complementary components will enable the Chair holder to build a strong research and education program in global and human security.

        The Liu Institute for Global Issues (http://www.ligi.ubc.ca/) is an important part of UBC’s vision to pursue interdisciplinary and policy-relevant research on global issues through UBC’s developing new Policy School.

        The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. This position is subject to final budgetary approval and may begin as early as July 1, 2016.

        Please download the posting for more details. Applicants are required to apply on UBC’s Faculty Careers site (Job ID:21003) and be prepared to upload the following items (in the order listed): a recent CV, description of research interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, three important publications, and examples of policy-related experience. Applicants are asked to send three suggested names of referees to Lindsay Marsh lindsay.marsh@ubc.ca. Review of completed applications is expected to begin September 15, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.

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    June 16 2015
        McMaster University
        School of Labour Studies

        Tenure track senior Assistant Professor to Associate Professor in Labour Studies

        The School of Labour Studies invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of senior Assistant Professor to Associate Professor commencing July 1, 2016. This will be a joint appointment with another academic department within the Faculty of Social Sciences as appropriate to the candidate’s area of interest.

        Labour Studies is an interdisciplinary programme. We offer a full range of undergraduate degrees, an MA in Work & Society and have established educational links with labour and community groups. A proposal to begin a PhD in Labour Studies in July 2016 has been approved by McMaster University and is currently under review by the Ontario Government. 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, migration, education, consumerism, mass media, environment, aging, family life, the community and globalization. The ideal candidate for this position will be someone who works in an emerging area of Labour Studies, has a commitment to interdisciplinary work and is an accomplished scholar.

        Responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, supervision of graduate students, and building links with community and labour groups. The successful candidate must have a proven record of administrative leadership and research excellence and will be expected to attract external research funds and carry out an independent research programme 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

        Candidates should apply online directing the application documents to;

        Robert Storey
        Director, Labour Studies
        McMaster University
        1280 Main St W., KTH 718
        Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8S 4M4

        Application package will consist of the following: a covering letter, a curriculum vitae, two (2) sample publications, and a 1-2 page teaching statement with evidence of teaching excellence. The deadline for applications is October 15, 2015.

        Employment Equity Statement

        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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    June 10, 2015
        University of Alberta
        Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences

        Campus Alberta Innovates Program (CAIP) Chair in Watershed Science

        Competition No. A107926583

        The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences seeks an exceptional scholar in the area of Watershed Science. The successful candidate will have a record, or emerging record, of exceptional research and be expected to develop a strong collaborative program at the University of Alberta focused broadly on the science of water resources. Applicants should have expertise in one or more of the following areas: cold regions hydrology/hydrogeology, surface and groundwater interactions, fluvial geomorphology, geomatics as applied to water resources, biogeochemical and nutrient cycling in watersheds, or isotope hydrology/hydrogeology. The CAIP Chair is expected to develop interactions with industrial partners, government and academic research partners in Alberta focused on water resources in western and/or northern Canada. This appointment will be either at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, but in exceptional circumstances a Full Professor will be considered. The CAIP Chair comes with a generous research budget for seven years.

        With over 50 active faculty, the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences has strength in areas of Environmental Earth Sciences, including hydrogeology, remote sensing, Quaternary geoscience, glaciology, geochemistry, and atmospheric science. The Department also includes a strong core in Solid Earth Sciences and a group of social scientists actively engaged in environmental research in the Human Geography and Planning programs. The successful candidate will contribute to these strengths by developing an active research program that includes supervising graduate students, collaborating with other faculty members, obtaining external funding, and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. The Department is equipped with outstanding analytical facilities for stable isotope analysis, radiogenic isotopes, and major and trace element composition, including the new Canadian Centre for isotopic Microanalysis.

        Applicants must hold a PhD in a related area and have an established or emerging research program in an academic or industrial setting in one of these areas. Applicants must have a track record of publications and the potential for attracting external funding to support their research program.

        Applications must be addressed to Dr. Robert Creaser, Acting Chair, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E3 and should include a current curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent to Judith Enarson at Judith.Enarson@ualberta.ca.

        Review of applications will begin 1 September 2015, and the position will remain open until filled.

        Apply Online: http://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A107926583/

        Mail:
        Robert Creaser, Acting Chair
        Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
        University of Alberta
        Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2E3
        Canada

        Email: Judith.Enarson@ualberta.ca

        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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    June 6, 2015
        Okanagan College
        Department of Geography & Earth and Environmental Science

        Limited-Term College Professor in Geography & Earth and Environmental Science

        Posting Number: 0001586

        Employee Group: Faculty

        Classification Title: College Professor

        Position Title: College Professor - Geography & Earth and Environmental Science

        Position Number: P00107

        Division/Portfolio: Arts & Foundational

        Department/Program: Geography / Earth & Environmental Science

        Campus/Centre: Kelowna

        Position Summary: The role and responsibilities of a faculty member focus on the activities related to teachers, academics and scholars. They include but are not limited to an awareness of current scholarship and continuing mastery in one's field, instructional and professional duties, professional development, and service. In addition, duties and responsibilities may include scholarly activity.

        Minimum Education:

        • The minimum qualification is a Master's degree, or an equivalent level credential as appropriate for the discipline Minimum Experience: Independent, post-secondary or public school work experience directly related to the duty assignment.
        • Graduate level training that enables sole responsibility for teaching undergraduate students in the area directly related to the teaching assignment.
        • Experience demonstrating a learner-centered teaching philosophy is desired.
        • An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity is preferred.

        Skills and Abilities:

        • Designs and teaches a course with regard for learning outcomes
        • Teaches in a variety of modes, including lecture, discussion, active student involvement and laboratory work as appropriate
        • Interested in use of appropriate technological aids in instruction
        • Open to feed back from others on ways to improve teaching and related activities
        • Knowledgeable about the subject matter of the teaching area and able to teach the subject matter at a post-secondary level
        • Maintains currency and vitality in one's discipline through professional activities, professional development and/or scholarship
        • Interested in course and program development
        • Collegial and willing to work constructively with others
        • Comfortable in a computerized environment and with programs relevant to instruction and academic discipline

        Preferred Qualifications:

        • The department of Geography & Earth and Environmental Science is seeking a term College Professor to teach the following courses at the Kelowna Campus in the Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 Semesters.
        • Fall 2015 (21-Aug-2015 [if full-time] or 28-Aug-2015 [if part-time] to 24-Dec-2015):
          • Geog 128 (lecture): Human Geography: Space, Place & Community;
          • Geog 201 (lecture): Food and Society;
          • Geog 272 (lecture and lab): Carto, GIS and RS
          • (Note: One section of Geog 210 (lecture): Introduction to Environmental Issues, may be available at the Salmon Arm Campus in the Fall 2015 Semester. As a result, travel to Salmon Arm Campus may be required.)
        • Winter 2016 (04-Jan-2016 to 29-Apr-2016):
          • Geog 129 (lecture, 2 sections): Human Geography: Resources, Development & Society;
          • Geog 270 (lecture and lab): Geographic Data Analysis;
          • Geog 213 (lecture): Geography of Wine.
        • Depending on candidates areas of specialty, this term position may be full-time or split into term part-time positions.
        • The ideal candidate will have an exceptional teaching record with demonstrated learner-centred teaching philosophy. An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity will be considered an asset. Successful applicants will be an integral part of the team that will help Okanagan College realize the promise of a world-class college.

        Related Collective Agreement/Policy: Salary and working conditions are governed by the Okanagan College Faculty Association Collective Agreement. Placement on the salary scale is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

        Appointment Type: Full-time or Part-time Term

        Appointment Start Date: If full-time: 21-Aug-2015 / if part-time: 28-Aug-2015

        Appointment End Date: 29-Apr-2016

        Weekly Schedule: TBA

        Required Applicant Documents:

          Resume/CV
          Cover Letter
          Teaching Philosophy
          References

        Optional Applicant Documents:

          Other Document 1
          Other Document 2
          Other Document 3

        Special Instructions to Applicants:

          Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of a learner-centred focus (teaching philosophy), contact information for a minimum of three referees, and sample course outlines if available (as Other Document 1) and teaching evaluation(s) if available (as Other Document 2) .
          As a learner-centred institution, Okanagan College is committed to providing excellence in teaching and learning. For more information about the mission of Okanagan College, please visit our website at www.okanagan.bc.ca.
          For inquiries of an academic nature, please contact Andrew Perkins, A/Chair, Department of Geography & Earth and Environmental Science by email to APerkins@okanagan.bc.ca.

        Posting Opening Date: 05-27-2015

        Posting Closing Date: 06-11-2015

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        University of British Columbia
        Department of Forest Resources Management

        12-Month Lecturer Position in Course-Based Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management

        We invite applications for a 12-month Lecturer position (one year term appointment) to be involved in the teaching, coordination, and development of graduate courses in the new course-based Master of Geomatics for Environmental Management (MGEM).

        The lecturer will coordinate and lead instruction in a number of core courses in the program including (i) Geospatial data analysis, (ii) Advanced Geographic Information Systems for Environmental Management and a (iii) Project Proposal Development and Proof of Concept course. In addition the lecturer will coordinate a seminar series and help develop and teach other courses as necessary. The lecturer will work with the Program Director and MGEM instructor group on the development, marketing and continual improvement of the program. We expect 25 – 30 students per year in this program and this will be an international student group that includes recent graduates, early and mid-career professionals.

        Teaching will include classroom-based lectures, seminars and project work. The lecturer will also assist in mentoring and advising individual students.

        The lecturer will assist the Program Director in reviewing applicant files, interviewing applicants, guiding admitted students in choosing elective courses, and monitoring student progress. The lecturer will assist the Program Director and student services team in recruitment and promotional activities for the program.

        The lecturer must have a Masters or PhD in an appropriate field. Two or more years of relevant instructional experience with adult and / or international learners is highly desirable. The lecturer must have experience in curriculum development, teaching and mentoring students, and have demonstrated excellent organizational and interpersonal skills. The lecturer must have professional experience with geomatics software (such as ESRI products, open source geospatial data and image processing software) and tools as well as experience applying geomatics to landscape ecology, environmental management or conservation issues. Experience with “big data”, geowikis, citizen science, and/or ArcPy programming are considered highly desirable.

        The appointment will start on October 1, 2015, although an alternate start date can be negotiated. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is initially for one year, with the possibility of renewal for subsequent years. All appointments are subject to budgetary approval.

        Applications must be submitted by 1st September 2015. Applicants should submit an application letter, a Curriculum Vitae, and the names and email addresses of three references to:

        Heather Akai, Administrator
        Department of Forest Resources Management
        2nd floor, Forest Sciences Centre, 2045-2424 Main Mall
        Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z4
        e-mail:heather.akai@ubc.ca

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

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    May 29, 2015
        University of Northern British Columbia
        Geography Program

        One-year Term Instructor Position in Human Geography

        The University of Northern British Columbia and the Geography Program invite applications for a one-year term position to teach human geography courses in the Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 semesters. The expected start date is August 1, 2015.

        The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of up to 21 Semester Contact Hours of instruction in human geography. The exact suite and nature of the courses will depend on the applicant and their qualifications. We are especially interested in a candidate who could teach at least six of the following courses:

        • Economic Geography of Resources and Sustainability (GEOG 202)
        • Geography of Canada (GEOG 203)
        • Society and Space: Social Geography (GEOG 206)
        • Cultural Geography (GEOG 301)
        • Political Geography (GEOG 305)
        • Tenure, Conflict and Resource Geography (GEOG 401)
        • First Nations and Indigenous Geography (GEOG 403)
        • Geographies of Environmental Justice (GEOG 420)

        Applications for this position should hold an MSc or Ph.D. in human geography or an equivalent area of expertise. Previous experience in teaching courses at the undergraduate level is preferred, and applicants are encouraged to provide evidence of excellence in teaching.

        Ranked as one of Canada’s best small universities, the University of Northern British Columbia is a research intensive university with an enrollment of over 3500 students in more than 40 undergraduate and graduate academic programs. UNBC offers a modern and attractive campus, and a wonderful setting in the heart of British Columbia. For more information about living and working in Prince George please visit www.unbc.ca/northernbc. For more information on the Geography Program at UNBC see ttp://www.unbc.ca/geography .

        Applicants should forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FAGE14-15 CGA to:

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

        Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Catherine Nolin, Chair of Geography, at Telephone: (250)960-5875, Email: Catherine.Nolin@unbc.ca. Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to: acultyRecruitment@unbc.ca.

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

        Applications received on or before June 15, 2015, will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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        University of Northern British Columbia
        Geography Program

        One-year Term Lecturer Position in Physical Geography

        The University of Northern British Columbia and the Geography Program invite applications for a one-year term position to teach physical geography courses in the Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 semesters. The expected start date is August 1, 2015.

        The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of up to 21 Semester Contact Hours of instruction in physical geography. The exact suite and nature of the courses will depend on the applicant and their qualifications. We are especially interested in a candidate who could teach at least three of the following courses:

        • Theory and Practice of Physical Geography (GEOG 111)
        • Environments and People – Natural Hazards (GEOG 100)
        • Geomorphology (GEOG 210)
        • Sedimentology (GEOG 320)
        • Drainage Basin Geomorphology (GEOG 311)
        • Quaternary and Surficial Geology (GEOG 411)

        Applications for this position should hold an MSc or Ph.D. in physical geography, earth science or an equivalent area of expertise. Previous experience in teaching both lecture and laboratory courses at the undergraduate level is preferred, and applicants are encouraged to provide evidence of excellence in teaching.

        Ranked as one of Canada’s best small universities, the University of Northern British Columbia is a research intensive university with an enrollment of over 3500 students in more than 40 undergraduate and graduate academic programs. UNBC offers a modern and attractive campus, and a wonderful setting in the heart of British Columbia. For more information about living and working in Prince George please visit www.unbc.ca/northernbc. For more information on the Geography Program at UNBC see http://www.unbc.ca/geography.

        Applicants should forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FAGE13-15 CGA to:

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

        Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Catherine Nolin, Chair of Geography, at Telephone: (250)960-5875, Email: Catherine.Nolin@unbc.ca.

        Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca.

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

        Applications received on or before June 15, 2015, will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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      May 25, 2015
        The King’s University
        Geography & Environmental Studies

        Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Geography & Environmental Studies

        Academic Rank:Assistant Professor (tenure track). Highly qualified candidates will be considered at higher rank.

        Starting Salary: $59,200 and up (Assistant Professor). The University provides generous benefits.

        Deadline: June 15, 2015. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; priority will be given to those submitted by the deadline.

        Starting Date: August 1, 2015

        Institutional Requirements: To be considered for appointment, the candidate must wholeheartedly endorse the Mission Statement and the Statement of Faith of the University (see http://www.kingsu.ca/about-us/). The successful candidate must have graduate level course work in areas of teaching. A Ph.D. in Geography, Environmental Studies or related fields is required for a tenure-track appointment. Candidates with post-doctoral experience are preferred.

        Teaching Load: Six term courses or equivalent per year.

        Particulars of the Position: The Applicants should indicate their competencies and preferences for teaching the following courses: Introduction to Sustainability, Landscapes & Human Settlements, Humankind & the Biosphere, Geographic Information Systems, Resource Planning and Environmental Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, and Internship Reflections & Issues. (See course descriptions http://registry.kingsu.ca/Calendar/CourseDescriptions.htm). Collaborative teaching, field pedagogy and international experience are assets. Experience with student internships is desired. The successful candidate is expected to carry out a program of research in their area of expertise, including external funding and the training of undergraduates. Applicants should outline their research program for the next five years at The King’s University. All geography and environmental courses integrate faith and learning that emphasizes foundational and ethical perspectives. Candidates are expected to articulate and develop a Christian perspective on their discipline, addressing the role that faith has in shaping course content and research activities.

        The King’s University is a Christian liberal arts university offering three and four-year Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, a Bachelor of Commerce, a Bachelor of Music, and a two-year after-degree Bachelor of Education accredited by the province of Alberta. The University is a member of Universities Canada and of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Faculty members at The King’s University are eligible for and are currently receiving NSERC and SSHRC funding.

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

        Dr. Hank Bestman, Vice President Academic
        The King’s University
        9125 - 50 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6B 2H3
        Phone: (780) 465-3500, ext. 8047 Fax: (780) 465-3534 E-mail: hank.bestman@kingsu.ca

        For information about The King's University visit the website at www.kingsu.ca

        This advertisement is addressed first to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University encourages all qualified female and male candidates, including visible minorities, to apply.

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      May 20, 2015
        Brock University
        Environmental Sustainability Research Centre

        Eight-month Instructional Limited Term Lecturer or Assistant Professor in Sustainability Science and Society

        The Environmental Sustainability Research Centre (ESRC) at Brock University invites applications for an eight-month Instructional Limited Term Appointment (ILTA) at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor to begin September 1, 2015. The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

        Qualifications: The candidate must have a PhD in Environmental Studies, Environmental Sciences, Sustainability, Natural Resources Management or a related discipline in hand or near completion. This is a teaching position of up to 5 half credit (semester) courses in the Sustainability Science and Society graduate program (Master of Sustainability). The successful candidate is expected to teach the following topics: Foundations of Sustainability Science and Society, Problem Solving in the Environment, Methods for Environmental Inquiry (qualitative methods an asset) and Transdisciplinary Seminar. Specific course assignment may vary based on the successful candidate’s areas of strength and requirements for co-teaching.

        Notes: Review of applications will begin May 31, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of application accompanied by a curriculum vitae and evidence of teaching competence (course evaluations, relevant course outlines), and should arrange for the submission of three letters of reference. Applications (email attachments preferred) should be sent to:

        Professor Ryan Plummer, Director
        Environmental Sustainability Research Centre
        Brock University
        500 Glenridge Ave.
        St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1 Canada

        E-mail: ssas@brocku.ca
        All materials should be submitted via email as attachments.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self-identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to have their application considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http://www.brocku.ca/webfm_send/26360 and include the completed form with their application.

        Brock University is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We will accommodate the needs of the applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process, per the University’s Accommodation for Employees with Disabilities Policy (http://www.brocku.ca/webfm_send/6557). Please advise the Human Resources Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

        More information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website www.brocku.ca; information on the ESRC www.brocku.ca/environmental-sustainability-research-centre; information on the Sustainability Science and Society graduate program www.brocku.ca/social-sciences/departments-and-centres/ssas.

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      May 13, 2015
        University of Toronto Mississauga
        Department of Geography

        One-year Part-time (50%) Limited Term Appointment in Urban/Social Geography

        The Department of Geography at the University of Toronto Mississauga invites applications from qualified candidates for a one-year part-time (50%) limited term appointment in Urban/Social Geography. Candidates with a PhD are strongly preferred but ABDs may also be considered, with a doctorate completed or in progress in the field of urban/social geography. Previous experience in teaching human geography at the undergraduate level is essential, and evidence of commitment to teaching and strong teaching performance must be supplied. The successful candidate will be expected to teach the equivalent of three half courses at the undergraduate level:

        Cities, Urbanization and Development
        Social Geographies
        Cities in Transition

        The start date is July 1, 2015 and will end on June 30, 2016.

        The main service responsibilities of the successful incumbent would include serving as the co-faculty mentor for our very active undergraduate student society (SAGE), the co-management of PAGES (our professional development program) and the co-planning and organization of all undergraduate student activities including the Department’s networking night and other professional development events. In addition, the incumbent will be expected to participate in weekly Departmental meetings, and providing mentoring for our undergraduate students. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience Applications must be submitted by June 5, 2015. Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining their teaching experience and area of research expertise, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier (including course outlines, evaluations, and a statement regarding teaching philosophy and pedagogical innovation), and arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: geography.utm@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.

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

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      May 11, 2015
        Langara College
        Department of Geography

        The Department of Geography is looking for a qualified candidate(s) to teach introductory (first year) geography courses in the Fall 2015.

        1. Geography 1120 (Regional Geography of Canada): 2 sections (1 double section)(Wed 18:30 – 21:20) 2015-3 (Fall) - Part-Time, Fraction, (50%) of Full-Time

          The Department of Geography is looking for a qualified candidate to teach an introductory (first year) human course in the Fall 2015. Geography 1120 is a first year course that introduces students to the regional geography of Canada. The examines the characteristics of and relationships amongst Canadian geo-physical, political, economic, historic, urban and cultural features.
            Required Qualifications: Graduate degree (MA or Ph.D) in human geography. The candidate must have post-secondary teaching experience and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Prior experience teaching Introductory Human Geography and Canadian Regional Geography is an asset.

            Length of appointment: Four months
            Start Date: September 1, 2015
            Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.
            Employee Group: LFA
            Application Information: To apply, send your resume, quoting competition # F0XX-11 in the subject line of your email to cmills@langara.bc.ca
            Deadline: May 18, 2015.

        2. Geography 1190 (Physical Geography: Geomorphology): 1 section (M, T, W, R 15:30 – 16:20) 2015-3 (Fall) - Part-Time, Fraction (25% of Full-Time), Temporary

          The Department of Geography is looking for a qualified candidate to teach introductory (first year) physical geography courses in the Fall 2015. These are lab science courses involving 3 hours of lecture and 2 hours of lab per week. The instructor teaches in the first hour of the lab class and a lab demonstrator supervises the second hour of the lab.
            Required Qualifications: Graduate degree (MA or Ph.D) in human geography. The candidate must have post-secondary teaching experience and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Prior experience teaching Introductory Human Geography and Canadian Regional Geography is an asset.

            Length of appointment: Four months
            Start Date: September 1, 2015
            Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.
            Employee Group: LFA
            Application Information: To apply, send your resume, quoting competition # F0XX-11 in the subject line of your email to cmills@langara.bc.ca
            Deadline: May 18, 2015

        3. Geography 1170 (Introduction to Human Geography): 2 sections (T, R, 10:30 – 12:20 & T, R, 14:30-16:20) 2015-3 (Fall)- Part-Time, Fraction (50%) of Full-Time, Temporary

          The Langara College Department of Geography is looking for a qualified candidate to teach an introductory (first year) human geography course in the Fall 2015. Geography 1170 is a first year course that introduces students to fundament concepts in human geography. The course includes elements of: Basic geographical concepts, population geography, mapping, cultural geography, economic geography, urban geography, environmental geography, political geography and other topics.
            Required Qualifications: Graduate degree (MA or Ph.D) in human geography. The candidate must have post-secondary teaching experience and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Prior experience teaching Introductory Human Geography and Canadian Regional Geography is an asset.

            Length of appointment: Four months
            Start Date: September 1, 2015
            Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.
            Employee Group: LFA
            Application Information: To apply, send your resume, quoting competition # F0XX-11 in the subject line of your email to cmills@langara.bc.ca
            Deadline: May 18th, 2015.

          NOTE: External applicants are considered only if there are no internal applicants.

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      May 4, 2015
        Université Laval
        Département de géographie

        Professeur en attractivité et innovation en tourisme

        Le Département de géographie de l’Université Laval doit pourvoir un poste de professeur régulier en attractivité et innovation en tourisme. La personne recherchée est appelée à contribuer aux enseignements dans son champ de compétences et à contribuer étroitement, par sa recherche et ses collaborations internes et externes, aux travaux de la Chaire de recherche en partenariat sur l’attractivité et l’innovation en tourisme (Québec-Charlevoix). L’objectif général de cette chaire est de produire et de transférer des connaissances scientifiques afin d’accroitre l’attractivité touristique et de favoriser l’innovation des entreprises touristiques de Québec et de Charlevoix.

        Description du poste

        • Enseigner à tous les cycles universitaires :?Les enseignements seront offerts dans le cadre des différents programmes du département de géographie (certificats, baccalauréat, maitrises, doctorat);
        • Diriger et codiriger des mémoires, des essais et des thèses d’étudiants de baccalauréat, de maitrise ou de doctorat;
        • Mener et planifier des recherches au sein d’équipes et de réseaux de recherche reconnus;
        • Participer aux tâches administratives inhérentes à la fonction professorale, tout particulièrement celles associées à la Chaire de recherche en partenariat sur l’attractivité et l’innovation en tourisme (Québec-Charlevoix);
        • Participer à la réalisation des travaux de recherche, d’enseignement et de transfert de connaissances de la Chaire de recherche en partenariat sur l’attractivité et l’innovation en tourisme (Québec-Charlevoix);
        • Participer à l’organisation des activités de rayonnement scientifique de la Chaire de recherche en partenariat sur l’attractivité et l’innovation en tourisme (Québec-Charlevoix.

        Critères de sélection

          Les candidats seront évalués selon les critères suivants:

          • Détenir un doctorat en géographie ou dans une discipline reliée aux études touristiques ou à l’attractivité du territoire;
          • Posséder une expérience d’enseignement démontrant une capacité (attestée par d’excellentes évaluations d’enseignement) à offrir des cours pour la formation d’étudiants dans les domaines des études touristiques et de la création des produits ou des sites touristiques;
          • Être capable d’enseigner en français;
          • Détenir de solides compétences en méthodologies de la recherche, notamment en méthodes qualitatives ou quantitatives.
          • Avoir un solide dossier de publications savantes en tourisme;
          • Avoir obtenu des subventions ou des contrats de recherche partenariale, notamment portant sur le tourisme;
          • Capacité d’amorcer ou de poursuivre, dès l’entrée en fonction, un programme de recherche fécond et structurant (sur le plan du financement, de la collaboration, de la multidisciplinarité et du recrutement d’étudiants de maitrise et de doctorat) dans le domaine de l’attractivité et de l’innovation en tourisme.
          • Être capable de travailler en équipe et en réseau (national et international) dans une perspective multidisciplinaire et en collaboration avec des représentants de divers partenaires de la chaire;
          • Posséder une connaissance précise de l’industrie touristique québécoise, canadienne et mondiale;
          • Posséder d’excellentes aptitudes à la communication et une grande capacité à la vulgarisation des connaissances scientifiques en tourisme;
          • Posséder une bonne expérience dans l’organisation d’activités de rayonnement scientifique, telles que des colloques ou des séminaires scientifiques.

          Sera considéré comme un atout de :

          • Détenir une expérience de recherche postdoctorale pertinente;
          • Posséder une expérience de travail dans l’industrie touristique québécoise;
          • Pouvoir intégrer dans ses enseignements et ses recherches des questions et des perspectives propres à la Forêt Montmorency

        Date limite de dépôt des candidatures: 31 mai 2015

        Date d’entrée en fonction: 31 août 2015

        Soumission d’une candidature: Les personnes intéressées à poser leur candidature doivent faire parvenir une lettre de motivation, un curriculum vitae, un dossier de réalisations en enseignement et en recherche et trois lettres de recommandation à :

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

        Égalité en emplois: Valorisant la diversité, l’Université Laval invite toutes les personnes qualifiées à présenter leur candidature, en particulier les femmes, les membres de minorités visibles et ethniques, les autochtones et les personnes handicapées. La priorité sera toutefois accordée aux personnes ayant le statut de citoyen canadien ou de résident permanent.

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      April 22, 2015
        Dalhousie University
        Faculties of Health Professions, Law, Medicine, Dentistry, Science and Arts and Social Sciences

        Canada Research Chair (Tier II) in Aboriginal Health

        The Canada Research Chair (CRC) Program was established by the Government of Canada to enable Canadian universities to foster research excellence and enhance their role as world-class centres of research in the global and knowledge-based economy. Tier II Chairs, tenable for five years and renewable once, are for exceptional emerging researchers, acknowledged by their peers as having the potential to be leaders in their fields. More information on the CRC Program can be found at www.chairs.gc.ca.

        Dalhousie University is inviting applications for a CIHR CRC (Tier II) in the area of Aboriginal Health, broadly conceived, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin as soon as CRC approval is received. The Dalhousie Faculties of Health Professions, Law, Medicine, Dentistry, Science and Arts and Social Sciences each have significant and varied Aboriginal Health research interests and concentrations. It is anticipated that the successful candidate would be appointed to the most appropriate Faculty/School/Department taking into account the candidate’s research expertise and planned program of research and scholarship.

        The successful candidate for a Chair in Aboriginal Health will have demonstrated potential and capacity to undertake independent research in an area related to the health of Aboriginal populations. The candidate must have a completed PhD (or an LL.M., in the case of candidates who have a Law background), an innovative and original program of research, and a capacity to obtain external funding. In addition, the individual should have the ability to work with Aboriginal research methodologies and have demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal communities in Canada. The successful candidate will have proven leadership and collaborative research team building skills as well as practical knowledge of, and/or educational experience with, health-related disciplines. The candidate will have demonstrated research expertise in either quantitative or qualitative methodologies; some experience in both is an asset.

        The successful candidate’s responsibilities include engaging in innovative externally funded research that represents excellence in Aboriginal Health research and contributes to building collaborative research partnerships with Aboriginal communities, within and across Faculties, and with agencies. The successful candidate will contribute to complementary areas of research within the university, and provide mentorship for students and junior faculty.

        Submissions received before May 15, 2015 will be granted full consideration. Once recommended by the Search Committee, the candidate is considered for an appointment in a relevant Faculty/School/Department, nominated to the VP Research and the Provost & VP Academic at Dalhousie, and finally to the Canada Research Chairs Selection Committee that adjudicates all nominations on a national basis. The offer of an appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level will be conditional upon approval by the CRC Selection Committee.

        Applications for this position should be made by submission of a cover letter indicating areas of research experience and interests, a curriculum vita, and the names of three referees (with contact information) to: Dr. Mark Filiaggi, Chair – Search Committee CRC Tier II Aboriginal Health, Office of the Vice-President (Research), Dalhousie University, 6299 South Street, Suite 200,PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, CANADA B3H 4R2. (902) 494-7102, Email: filiaggi@dal.ca. For enquiries please contact Coleen Branscombe at (902) 494-3162 or Coleen.Branscombe@Dal.Ca

        Canada Research Chair appointments are open to Canadian researchers, working in Canada or elsewhere, as well as researchers from other countries. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

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      April 21, 2015
        McGill University
        Department of Geography and Institute for Health and Social Policy

        Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Aboriginal Health

        Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Aboriginal Health, to be held jointly at the Institute for Health and Social Policy (IHSP) and in the Department of Geography of McGill University.

        We seek a researcher and educator whose focus is on aboriginal health issues, and in particular on the social and environmental determinants of the staggering health disparities that exist between Aboriginals and non-Aboriginals. A research focus on the health and social effects of phenomena such as climate change, economic and resource development, and land use in Northern Canada, would be valued. Applicants should also bring a strong policy focus to their work.

        Our preferred candidate will have a strong track-record working in interdisciplinary contexts. The Institute for Health and Social Policy brings researchers from a variety of disciplines, from Philosophy to Epidemiology, together around issues to do with the impact of social policy on health and health equity. Health Geography is an active area of research and teaching in the Geography Department. Faculty members are engaged in local and global studies of the social and ecological determinants of infectious and chronic disease and more than 300 students are enrolled in health geography courses from the introductory to graduate levels. The Department of Geography also has research strengths in the natural and social processes of global environmental change and urban geography and has a long-standing tradition of collaborative work with other units at McGill, including the McGill School of Environment and the Sustainability, Science and Society Interfaculty Program. Collaborative opportunities also exist with McGill’s Centre for Indigenous Peoples’ Nutrition and Environment and the McGill Global Health Programs.

        Applicants must possess a PhD in a relevant discipline (including, but not limited to Geography, Public Health, and Epidemiology). The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Geography, and must be in the process of developing a vigorous research program, embracing graduate student supervision. As a member of the Institute for Health and Social Policy, the successful candidate will be given time and resources to pursue this research program intensively. He or she will be expected to seek out and participate in research projects that link with the research programs of Faculty and Associate Members of the IHSP, and to contribute to the life of a research-intensive unit by securing funding, organizing academic and outreach events, and participating fully in the training of interns and graduate associates at the Institute. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

        Candidates should ensure that their curriculum vitae, statements of teaching specializations and research interests, list of publications, up to three reprints, and a brief outline of research experience, along with letters from three referees are sent to Professor Daniel Weinstock, Director, Institute for Health and Social Policy. Electronic applications are preferred and can be sent to the attention of Prof. Weinstock at the following email address: applicants.ihsp@mcgill.ca. Please indicate in the subject line: Assistant Professor (Aboriginal Health)

        Mailing address:

        Professor Daniel Weinstock
        applicants.ihsp@mcgill.ca
        Subject line: Assistant Professor (Aboriginal Health)
        Institute for Health and Social Policy
        McGill University
        1130 Pine Avenue West Montreal, Quebec, Canada
        H3A 1A3

        Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with all applications received within 60 days of this posting being fully considered. Candidate interviews are expected to begin in June 2015.

        McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority

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        Université McGill
        Département de géographie et Institut de Politiques sociales et de la santé

        Professeur Adjoint (Santé autochtone)

        Nous acceptons les candidatures pour un poste au niveau adjoint menant à la permanence en santé autochtone avec une double affiliation à l’Institut des politiques sociales et de la santé (IPSS) et au département de Géographie de l’Université McGill.

        Nous recherchons un(e) chercheur(e) et un(e) éducatrice spécialisé en questions de santé autochtone, particulièrement en ce qui a trait aux facteurs sociaux et environnementaux contribuant aux importantes inégalités en matière de santé entre Autochtones et non-Autochtones. Un intérêt de recherche sur les effets socio-sanitaires de phénomènes tels que les changements climatiques, le développement économique, l’exploitation des ressources naturelles et l’aménagement du territoire dans le Nord canadien est considéré comme étant un atout. Les candidat(e)s devront également s’intéresser à l’impact de leurs recherches en matière d’aménagement de politiques publiques.

        Le ou la candidat(e) idéal(e) aura une grande expérience de travail dans des contextes interdisciplinaires. L’Institut des politiques sociales et de la santé réunit des chercheurs issus d’une variété de disciplines allant de la philosophie à l’épidémiologie autour de questions liées à l’impact des politiques sociales sur la santé et sur l’équité en santé. La géographie de la santé est un champ de recherche et d’enseignement très actif au sein du Département de Géographie. Le corps professoral est impliqué dans diverses études locales et mondiales sur les facteurs sociaux et écologiques de maladies infectieuses et chroniques et plus de 300 étudiants sont inscrits aux cours de géographie de la santé, des cours d’introduction au domaine jusqu’aux cours de cycles supérieurs. Le département de géographie se distingue aussi par sa recherche portant sur les processus naturels et sociaux à l’origine des changements environnementaux mondiaux ainsi que les géographies urbaines de la santé. Le département a également une longue tradition de collaboration avec d’autres unités à l’Université McGill, notamment l’École de l’environnement de McGill et le Programme inter-facultaire sur le développement durable, la société et la science. Des occasions de collaboration existent également avec le Centre d'études sur la nutrition et l'environnement des peuples autochtones de McGill et avec les Programmes de santé mondiale de McGill.

        Les candidat(e)s doivent être titulaires d’un doctorat dans une discipline pertinente (incluant, mais non limitée, à la géographie, la santé publique et l’épidémiologie). Nous nous attendons à ce que le ou la candidat(e) idéal(e) enseigne des cours de premier cycle ou des cycles supérieurs dans le Département de géographie. Les candidat(e)s doivent également avoir amorcé un programme de recherche étoffé, et être ouvert à la supervision d’étudiants de cycles supérieurs. À titre de membre de l’Institut des politiques sociales et de la santé, le ou la candidat(e) idéal(e) aura accès à du temps et à des ressources pour se concentrer sur son programme de recherche. Il ou elle devra rechercher et participer aux projets de recherche liés aux travaux du corps professoral et des membres associés de l’IPSS, et devra également contribuer à la vie de cette unité de recherche en participant activement à la recherche de financements, à l’organisation d’activités académiques et de développement et à la formation des stagiaires et des étudiants gradués associés à l’Institut. Le salaire sera établi en fonction des compétences et de l’expérience.

        Les candidat(e)s doivent s’assurer que leur curriculum vitae, l’énoncé de leurs spécialisations d’enseignement et de recherche, une liste des publications, un maximum de trois réimpressions de publications, un bref aper?u de l’expérience en recherche, et trois lettres de recommandation, soient envoyés au professeur Daniel Weinstock, Directeur de l’Institut des politiques sociales et de la santé. Les candidatures par voie électronique sont préférées et pourraient être envoyée à l’attention de Prof. Weinstock à l’adresse suivante : applicants.ihsp@mcgill.ca Veuillez indiquer dans la ligne objet : Recrutement de Professeur adjoint – Santé autochtone.

        Professeur Daniel Weinstock
        applicants.ihsp@mcgill.ca
        Ligne objet : Recrutement de Professeur adjoint – Santé autochtone.
        Institut des politiques sociales et de la santé
        Université McGill
        1130, avenue des Pins Ouest
        Montréal, Québec, Canada
        H3A 1A3

        Les candidatures seront acceptées jusqu’à ce que le poste soit comblé. Toutes les candidatures soumises en de?à de 60 jours de la publication de la présente annonce seront évaluées. Les entrevues des candidat(e)s débuteront en juin 2015.

        L'Université McGill souscrit à la diversité et à l'équité en matière d'emploi. Elle accueille favorablement les demandes d'emploi: des femmes, des peuples Autochtones, des minorités ethniques, des personnes handicapées, des personnes de toutes orientations et identités sexuelles, des minorités visibles, et d'autres personnes qui pourraient contribuer à une plus grande diversité. On encourage tous les candidats qualifiés à postuler; veuillez notez que conformément aux exigences de l'immigration canadienne, la priorité sera toutefois accordée aux Canadiens ainsi qu'aux résidents permanents

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      April 19, 2015
        Dalhousie University
        School for Resource and Environmental Studies

        Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Resource and Environmental Studies

        The School for Resource and Environmental Studies (SRES) invites applications for a probationary tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing January 1, 2016 (negotiable).

        SRES provides a dynamic setting for creative, interdisciplinary scholarship that addresses societal challenges related to natural resources, the environment and human development. We have a passion for making the world a much better place through the creation, application and mobilization of knowledges that further social and ecological sustainability. SRES delivers two programs: a thesis-based Master of Environmental Studies (MES) and a course-based Master of Resource and Environmental Management (MREM). SRES faculty also teach in the undergraduate Bachelor of Management and Environment, Sustainability and Society programs, the latter offered through Dalhousie’s College of Sustainability. Faculty also supervise PhD students through Dalhousie’s Interdisciplinary PhD program.

        We are seeking a colleague with interdisciplinary competences related to biophysical sciences. The ideal candidate would also have further competencies related to evaluating human impacts on the natural world, natural resource sectors, experimental research design, and statistical analyses, as well as experience related to professional practice. Reflecting Dalhousie’s priority research areas, preference may be given to applicants with expertise related to oceans and/or energy and the environment.

        Applicants must have a PhD, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and enthusiasm to teach in diverse settings (large and small undergraduate classes as well as graduate classes) related to the candidate’s areas of expertise. Evidence or the promise of the ability to win research grants or contracts is important. The ability and willingness to work with colleagues constructively is essential.

        The School for Resource and Environmental Studies is part of the Faculty of Management, which has a unique commitment to values-based management and interdisciplinary research and learning. Thus, the successful candidate will have opportunities to work with like-minded colleagues in the Rowe School of Business, School of Public Administration, and School of Information Management. Information about SRES can be found at sres.management.dal.ca.

        All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment Equity/Affirmative Action employer. The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons and women.

        Applicants should send a cover letter, a current CV, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching competencies together with evidence of teaching effectiveness (if available), and contact details for three academic referees to Ms. Miriam Breslow (mbreslow@dal.ca), Room 3060, Kenneth C. Rowe Management Building, Dalhousie University, 6100 University Avenue, PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, B3H 4R2, no later than May 22, 2015.

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      April 11, 2015
        Vancouver Island University
        Master of Community Planning Program

        Temporary Part-time Instructor(s)

        Vancouver Island University is offering a new Master of Community Planning Program with the first cohort starting in September 2015. Our program focuses on:

          - Small city and town planning
          - Community and urban design, including a strong GIS component
          - Rural/urban interface planning
          - First Nations planning (with attention to the issues relevant to the First Nations of Vancouver Island and coastal British Columbia)
          - Sustainable economic issues, including tourism
          - Emerging issues such as climate change and planning for post-fossil fuel communities

        Planning is a growing profession and a planning degree opens doors to many opportunities. Professional planners work for all levels of government, not-for-profit agencies, and consulting firms to advance the public good and improve the quality of life for community life for citizens around the world. This intensive program combines research, applied learning, and interactions with the professional planning community to assist students in gaining the skills, abilities, and knowledge necessary to advance a successful career as a Planner.

        There are a variety of opportunities available. Candidates are asked to review the list of courses at http://www.viu.ca/mcp

        Courses to be filled include:

        • PLAN 501 Introduction and History of Planning
        • PLAN 502 Planning Theory and Policy
        • PLAN 503 Ethics and the Public Good
        • PLAN 504 Community Design (Parts I & II)
        • PLAN 505 Planning Law and Regulations
        • PLAN 506 Planning Practice
        • PLAN 507 Research Methods

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

        Required Qualifications:

          A doctoral degree in a relevant discipline from an appropriately accredited institution; experience and expertise in teaching post-secondary courses, relevant applied professional experience, a record of scholarly activity, and demonstrated competency working in a team oriented environment.
          A strong focus on teaching and student learning and responsiveness to diverse learning styles, cultural and academic backgrounds. Demonstrated history of community engagement. Membership in the Canadian Institute of Planners (or eligibility for membership) to be considered for the core planning courses.
          Note: A Master's Degree in Planning with outstanding applied professional/business achievement within the planning field may be considered

        Preferred Qualifications:

          Prior experience teaching related courses.

        Interviews are scheduled to take place in April and May 2015.

        Please submit on line to VIU Job Posting and Application System:

          CV/Resume
          Clearly identify the courses of interest to the applicant.
          Copies of transcripts/credentials/qualifications identified on resume if available
          Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

          Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.

        Posting Period: April 09, 2015 - April 22, 2015

        Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.

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      April 10, 2015
        Langara College
        Department of Geography

        Instructor to Teach Introductory Physical Geography

        The Department of Geography is looking for a qualified candidate to teach introductory (first year) physical geography courses in the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016. These are lab science courses involving 3 hours of lecture and 2 hours of lab per week. The instructor teaches in the first hour of the lab class and a lab demonstrator supervises the second hour of the lab.

        Instructor :

        • Geography 1190 (Physical Geography: Geomorphology)
          • 1 section (Mo, Tu, We, Th 15:30 – 16:20) 2015-3 (Fall)
        • Geography 1180 (Physical Geography: Meteorology, Climatology and Biogeography)
          • 1 section (Daytime – Class times to be determined) 2016-1 (Spring)
          • 1 section (Daytime – Class times to be determined) 2016-1 (Spring)

        Required Qualifications: Graduate degree (MSc or Ph.D) in physical geography. The candidate must have post-secondary teaching in physical geography and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

          Fall - Part-Time, (25% of full time)
          Spring – Part Time (50% of full time)

        Length of Appointment: Eight months

        Start Date: September 1, 2015

        Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

        Employee Group: LFA

        Application Information: To apply, send your resume, quoting competition # F021-15 in the subject line of your email to cmills@langara.bc.ca

        Deadline: May 1, 2015

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        Langara College
        Department of Geography

        Instructor to Teach Introductory Human Geography

        The Langara College Department of Geography is looking for a qualified candidate to teach two introductory (first year) human courses in Fall 2015 and Spring 2016.

        • Geography 1170 (Introduction to Human Geography)
          • 2 sections (Tu, Th, 10:30 – 12:20 & Tu, Th 14:30-16:20) 2015-3 (Fall)
            • Geography 1170 is a first year course that introduces students to fundament concepts in human geography. The course includes elements of: Basic geographical concepts, population geography, mapping, cultural geography, economic geography, urban geography, environmental geography, political geography and other topics.
        • Geography 1120 (Regional Geography of Canada)
          • 2 sections (1 double section – Wed. 18:30 – 21:20) 2015-3 (Fall)
          • 2 sections (1 double section – evening – day and time to be determined) 2016-1 (Spring)
            • Geography 1120 is a first year course that introduces students to the regional geography of Canada. The course examines the characteristics of and relationships amongst Canadian geo-physical, political, economic, historic, urban and cultural features.

        Required Qualifications: Graduate degree (MA or Ph.D) in human geography. The candidate must have post-secondary experience teaching human geography and a commitment to excellence in teaching.

          Fall – Part time (50% of full time)
          Spring – Part time (50% of full time)

        Length of appointment: Eight months

        Start Date: September 1, 2015

        Salary Range: Salary placement is on Langara instructors’ salary scale in accordance with qualifications and experience.

        Employee Group: LFA

        Application Information: To apply, send your resume, quoting competition # F020-15 in the subject line of your email to cmills@langara.bc.ca

        Deadline: May 1, 2015

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      March 27, 2015
        Okanagan College
        Arts & Foundational Programs - Geography and Earth & Environmental Sciences

        College Professor, Geography and Earth & Environmental Science

        Closing Date: April 1, 2015

        Job Location: Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon, BC

        Employee Group: Faculty

        Salary: Salary and working conditions are governed by the Okanagan College Faculty Association Collective Agreement. Placement on the salary scale is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

        Okanagan College transforms lives and communities. We are one of Canada’s leading colleges. We create outstanding educational experiences for our learners, both students and employees. We work and learn in a welcoming and caring culture. We are a catalyst for change through collaboration with our learners and partners. We serve, lead and anticipate the social, economic and environmental needs of communities. As a learner-centred institution, Okanagan College is committed to providing excellence in teaching and learning. For more information about the mission of Okanagan College, please visit our website at www.okanagan.bc.ca.

        Campuses: Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon

        Position Summary: The role and responsibilities of a faculty member focus on the activities related to teachers, academics and scholars. They include but are not limited to an awareness of current scholarship and continuing mastery in one's field, instructional and professional duties, professional development, and service. In addition, duties and responsibilities may include scholarly activity.

        Minimum Education: The minimum qualification is a Master's degree, or an equivalent level credential as appropriate for the discipline.

        Minimum Experience:

        • Independent, post-secondary or public school work experience directly related to the duty assignment.
        • Graduate level training that enables sole responsibility for teaching undergraduate students in the area directly related to the teaching assignment.
        • Experience demonstrating a learner-centered teaching philosophy is desired.
        • An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity is preferred.

        Skills and Abilities:

        • Designs and teaches a course with regard for learning outcomes.
        • Teaches in a variety of modes, including lecture, discussion, active student involvement and laboratory work as appropriate.
        • Interested in use of appropriate technological aids in instruction.
        • Open to feedback from others on ways to improve teaching and related activities.
        • Knowledgeable about the subject matter of the teaching area and able to teach the subject matter at a post-secondary level.
        • Maintains currency and vitality in one's discipline through professional activities, professional development and/or scholarship.
        • Interested in course and program development.
        • Collegial and willing to work constructively with others.
        • Comfortable in a computerized environment and with programs relevant to instruction and academic discipline.

        Preferred Qualifications: The Department of Geography and Earth & Environmental Science is seeking term College Professors to teach the following replacement work in the Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 semesters. Work can be combined into full or part-time contracts, and is subject to budget approval.

        Fall Semester 2015 Kelowna Campus:

          GEOG 111 Introduction to Physical Geography: Climate and Vegetation (Lab)
          GEOG 121 Introduction to Physical Geography: Water and Landscapes (Lab)
          GEOG/EESC 212 Weather and Climate (Lecture & Lab)
          GEOG/EESC 222 Geomorphology (Lab)

        Fall Semester 2015 Penticton Campus:

          GEOG 111 Introduction to Physical Geography: Climate and Vegetation (Lecture & Lab)
          EESC 101 Environmental Science (Lecture & Lab)

        Winter Semester 2016 Kelowna Campus:

          GEOG 111 Introduction to Physical Geography: Climate and Vegetation (Lecture & Lab)
          GEOG 129 Human Geography: Resources, Development & Society (Lecture)

        Winter 2016 Penticton Campus:

          GEOG 121 Introduction to Physical Geography: Water & Landscapes (Lecture & Lab)
          GEOG 129 Human Geography: Resources, Development & Society (Lecture)
          EESC 111 Earth & Environmental Science (Lecture & Lab)

        Winter 2016 Vernon Campus:

          GEOG 129 Human Geography: Resources, Development & Society (Lecture)

        The ideal candidate will have an exceptional teaching record with demonstrated learner-centred teaching philosophy. An active profile in scholarship, research and creative activity will be considered an asset. Successful applicants will be an integral part of the team that will help Okanagan College realize the promise of a world-class college.

        Appointment Type: Part-time Term

        Appointment Start Date: 21-Aug-2015/28-Aug-2015 (please refer to Weekly Schedule)

        Appointment End Date: 29-Apr-2016

        Weekly Schedule: Note: The start date for term full-time positions is August 21, 2015; and for term part-time positions is August 28, 2015.

        Related Collective Agreement/Policy: Salary and working conditions are governed by the Okanagan College Faculty Association Collective Agreement. Placement on the salary scale is dependent upon qualifications and experience.

        Special Instructions to Applicants: Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of a learner-centred focus (teaching philosophy), contact information for a minimum of three referees, and sample course outlines if available (as Other Document 1) and teaching evaluation(s) if available (as Other Document 2).

        Within the cover letter, candidates are asked to indicate the courses and locations for which they wish to be considered.

        For inquiries of an academic nature, please contact Stephanie Bunclark, Chair, Department of Geography and Earth & Environmental Science via email to SBunclark@okanagan.bc.ca

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

        How to Apply: To apply for this position, please go to the following website: www.employmentopportunities.okanagan.bc.ca and complete an on-line application.

        Notes: OC wishes to thank all applicants for their interest. Only those applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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      March 25, 2015
        University of Waterloo
        Faculty of Environment

        NSERC Canada Research Chair Tier 2 in Environmental Change

        The Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo is seeking applications for a nomination to a NSERC Canada Research Chair Tier 2, at the rank of Assistant Professor (salary range: $85,000 to $115,000 per annum). Expressions of interest are solicited on the theme of environmental change with a focus on one of the following three areas:

        • ice sheet dynamics in the context of a changing climate;
        • interactions between infrastructure (e.g. energy, transport, water) and natural environmental systems in a changing world;
        • geovisualization of big data for environmental change analysis.

        We are particularly interested in applicants who can address scientific problems across spatial and temporal scales and who can combine diverse approaches and methodologies in their research program. Candidates with expertise in the following methodological areas are particularly encouraged to apply: field experimentation, modeling of physical and/or biophysical processes, data mining and geospatial analysis.

        The Faculty of Environment at the University of Waterloo is a world leader in interdisciplinary research and teaching on the environment and sustainability. The Faculty is the home of five academic units: Department of Environment and Resource Studies; Department of Geography and Environmental Management; Department of Knowledge Integration; School of Environment, Enterprise and Development; and School of Planning. The Faculty is a dynamic and vibrant academic environment with more than 85 faculty members, 45 staff, 2000 undergraduate students and 500 graduate students. The Faculty is innovative in its teaching and cutting edge in its research.

        The selected candidate will join one of the Department of Environment and Resource Studies, the Department of Geography and Environmental Management or the School of Planning. Applicants are encouraged to establish links between their research program and University research centres affiliated with the Faculty of Environment; specifically, the Center on Ecosystem Resilience and Adaptation, the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change, the Water Institute and the Waterloo Institute for Sustainable Energy.

        Potential candidates should have an established record of excellence in research and must be able to demonstrate a strong interest and ability in communicating to undergraduate and graduate students and to wider audiences, plus a keenness to mentor students effectively. Candidates are invited to submit an application including:

          1. an updated and complete curriculum vitae

          2. a letter of interest (maximum 6 pages) outlining

          • their qualifications for a successful Chair application;
          • the fit of their profile and expertise with one of the identified research areas;
          • the vision and future research program for the Chair;
          • novel opportunities for training highly qualified personnel
          • the potential for the Chair to enhance the scholarly leadership and innovation capacity of the Faculty and University in strategic areas.

          3. the names and contact information of three referees.

        The anticipated start date for this position is July 1 or September 1, 2015.

        Closing date for receipt of applications is May 15, 2015, and the application package should be addressed to:

        Professor Jean Andrey
        Interim Dean, Faculty of Environment
        University of Waterloo
        200 University Avenue West
        Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1
        Canada

        or may be submitted electronically to env-dean@uwaterloo.ca

        The appointment is subject to budgetary approval and approval by the CRC program review process. Eligibility criteria and CRC program information can be found at the following website: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca. Benefits associated with such Chairs include teaching release, startup funds, and ongoing research/student support appropriate to the research program.

        Three reasons to apply: https://uwaterloo.ca/watport/why-waterloo.

        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.

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