[Caglist] University of British Columbia: Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Geospatial Science and Physical Geography

University of British Columbia Department of Geography Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Geospatial Science and
Physical Geographyhttp://www.geog.uvic.ca/dept/cag/jobs.htm#L1192
The Department of Geography at The University of British Columbia
(UBC) Vancouver campus invites applications for a tenure-track
position at the rank of Assistant Professor to enhance existing
departmental strengths in geospatial science and physical geography
(biogeography, climatology, geomorphology, and hydrology). In
addition to having a substantive research specialization within
physical geography, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated
research excellence and excellence (or potential for excellence) in
teaching in one or more of the following: digital terrain analysis,
remote sensing, geospatial data visualization, citizen science, and
spatial statistics. The successful candidate will be expected to
maintain an active program of research, publishing, graduate and
undergraduate teaching, and to participate fully in graduate
supervision, departmental service, events and initiatives.
The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2017, or
January 1, 2018. The closing date for applications is November 20,
2016. Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or provide solid indication of
imminent completion) in physical geography or strongly related
natural science field. Post-doctoral experience would be an asset.
Applicants must apply through the UBC faculty careers website,
http://ift.tt/2ebndPn (Job ID: 24706). They must
upload (in the following order): a cover letter or letter of
application; a curriculum vitae that lists the names and contact
information for three referees; statements of research and teaching
interests; a statement identifying their contributions, or potential
contributions, to diversity, along with their ability to work with a
culturally international student body; a publication sample; and
evidence of teaching effectiveness. Only complete applications will
be considered by the search committee. Questions may be directed to
the chair of the search committee, Dr. Dan Moore, dan.moore@ubc.ca.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This
position is subject to final budgetary approval.
For more information about our department, go to:
http://www.geog.ubc.ca/
UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity
and diversity within its community. We especially welcome
applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal
persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual
orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and
knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. All
qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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