[ES_JOBS_NET] Lectureship in Physical Geography, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

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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