[Caglist] Carleton University: Two-Year Term Appointment Instructor I in Physical Geography and Geomatics

Carleton UniversityDepartment of Geography and Environmental StudiesTwo-Year Term Appointment Instructor I in Physical
Geography and Geomaticshttp://www.geog.uvic.ca/dept/cag/jobs.htm#L1230
Carleton University’s Department of Geography and Environmental
Studies invites applications for a two-year term appointment
Instructor I position in Physical Geography and Geomatics,
commencing on July 1, 2017 or when the position is filled.
Applications are invited from individuals who are able to teach
core and other courses in our Physical Geography BA and BSc
programs and our Geomatics BA and BSc programs. This position
requires lecture-lab format teaching in six courses per year plus
some directed studies or thesis supervision and contributions to
lab maintenance. Assigned courses may vary with changing
departmental needs and include but are not limited to the
following (approximate enrolments in brackets; F = fall term; W =
winter term):
GEOG 2014F The Earth’s Surface (45)
GEOG 3104/BIOL 3608F Principles of Biogeography (45)
GEOG 3108F Soil Properties (50)
GEOG 1010W Global Environmental Systems (100)
GEOM 1004W Introduction to Geomatics (70)
GEOM 2007W Geographic Information Systems (40)
0.5cr Undergraduate directed studies/thesis supervisions (3-4)
& physical geography lab maintenance

Qualifications: Applicants must have at least a Master’s degree
in Physical Geography, Geomatics or a related field. The
successful applicant will have excellent teaching skills and
university teaching experience in the relevant fields, capability
to engage and inspire students in their academic work, leadership
and initiative in contributing to the department’s programs and
course development, and strong inter-personal and team skills. The
position requires normal contributions to service expected of
Instructors at Carleton, including contributions to our
recruitment and retention efforts, departmental meetings, and
program development. Carleton offers opportunities for teaching
enhancement through our Educational Development Centre and other
About the academic unit: Carleton’s Department of Geography and
Environmental Studies (DGES) delivers General (3-year) and Honours
degrees as follows: BA in Environmental Studies; BA Geography, BA
Geography with a Concentration in Physical Geography, BSc in
Physical Geography; BA and BSc in Geomatics; Bachelor’s in
Globalization and International Studies – Specialization in
Globalization and Environment. It also delivers MA, MSc and PhD
programs in Geography and is the host department for Carleton’s
interdisciplinary Masters programs in Northern Studies. The
Department is home to about 400 undergraduate majors and 70
graduate students, and is committed to teaching and research that
focuses on theoretical and applied aspects of interdisciplinary
scholarship. Applicants should consult http://ift.tt/1tivY64
for more information on the department. Information on Carleton’s
strategic interests is available from http://ift.tt/1rJHM4w.
Application instructions: Applications for this entry-level
appointment must be sent electronically and include in single PDF
files: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a teaching
portfolio that includes a description of the candidate’s
pedagogical approaches and evidence of teaching innovation,
performance (including student evaluation scores if available),
and other relevant experience, and 4) co-ordinates for two
referees. Please note that the PDF document should be submitted
with the following file name format: PG-GEOM Instructor
Position_Last Name; for example: PG-GEOM Instructor
Please submit your application by email by April 23, 2017 to:
Questions about this position should be directed to the
Departmental Chair at the email address above with “PG-GEOM
Appointment” in the subject line, or call the Chair at
Please indicate in your application if you are a Canadian citizen
or permanent resident of Canada.
About Carleton University: Carleton University is strongly
committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source
of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We
welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification
of our University including, but not limited to: women; visible
minorities; First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples; persons with
disabilities; and persons of any sexual orientation or gender
identity and expressions.
Applicants selected for an interview are asked to contact the
Chair of the Search Committee as soon as possible to discuss any
accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made in a timely
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however
Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All
positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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