[Caglist] Simon Fraser University – Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Surface Water Hydrology


Simon Fraser University 
Department of GeographyTenure-track Assistant Professor in Surface Water
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

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