[Caglist] Simon Fraser University – Lectureship in Physical Geography

Simon Fraser University
Department of GeographyLectureship in Physical Geographyhttp://www.geog.uvic.ca/dept/cag/jobs.htm#L1148
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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