[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-track faculty position in Surface Water Hydrology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

SIMON
FRASER
UNIVERSITY

Department
of
Geography

ASSISTANT
PROFESSORSHIP
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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