[Caglist] Lecturer position, University of Waterloo, Faculty of Environment

The Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo invites applications for a three-year definite-term Lecturer appointment, with the possibility of renewal as a Continuing Lecturer, in the Faculty of Environment, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2017, or shortly thereafter.  

Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching, combined with deep expertise in one or more area of environmental studies. The candidate must have a PhD at the time of hire and should have taught at least one university course as the instructor of record. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach core undergraduate courses in the Faculty of Environment, such as environmental issues, human ecology, and sustainability practice, to large/varied audiences, both in-class and online.  There is also an expectation that the successful candidate will periodically teach international block courses.  The successful candidate will be appointed as a regular member of the Faculty and will be expected to teach up to six courses annually, one of which may be a senior undergraduate or graduate-level course related to their area of expertise. There is also an opportunity for service commitments related to undergraduate curriculum planning and student engagement.

The University of Waterloo is located in the Region of Waterloo, a mid-sized and rapidly growing area about an hour’s drive west of Toronto’s Pearson Airport.  The Faculty of Environment is a world leader in interdisciplinary research and teaching on the environment and sustainability. The Faculty is the home of five academic units: Department of Geography and Environmental Management; Department of Knowledge Integration; School of Environment, Enterprise and Development; School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability, and School of Planning. The Faculty is a dynamic and vibrant academic environment with more than 85 faculty members, 45 staff, 2300 undergraduate students and 560 graduate students.

The salary range for this position at the rank of Lecturer is $65,000 to $85,000; actual salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.

The closing date for receipt of applications is July 15, 2017.  Applications must include a cover letter, a 1-page single-spaced statement of the applicant’s approach to teaching and learning (with evidence of initiatives and outcomes), a curriculum vitae and the names (with contact information) of three referees. The first stage in the review of applicants will be based on the cover letter, teaching statement and C.V.  Referees will be contacted for those who are being considered in the second stage of the review. 

Applications should be sent to:
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies,
Faculty of Environment
Brendon Larson <blarson@uwaterloo.ca>

The University of Waterloo respects, appreciates and encourages diversity. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. See also ­Three reasons to apply: http://uwaterloo.ca/fauw/why

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