Assistant Professor or Lecturer - Geography and Environmental Studies

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications for a one year term position at the Assistant Professor or Lecturer level effective 1 July 2019. Anticipated date of commencement is 1 July 2019.

The Department seeks candidates with expertise in physical geography to strengthen the existing core in this area. Candidates with specific research expertise in hydrology and the ability to teach across the physical geography curriculum are especially sought. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in the following areas: Introductory Physical Geography, Hydrology, and Geomorphology. There is also an opportunity for the successful candidate to teach another course in their specialty area. The normal teaching load for this position is four courses in one year and the candidate must be committed to teaching within the framework of the Department's undergraduate (BA/BSc) programs.

The Department seeks an outstanding individual with demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and teaching. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Geography or related Earth Sciences or ABD with a firm completion date. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated excellence in teaching at the university level.

Review of applications will begin on 1 June 2019 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application packages are to be completed online and should include: a cover letter summarizing your teaching and research expertise and a statement of your teaching interests. Letter of references and original transcripts will be requested for those candidates who are contacted for an interview.

Information about the department is available at Our collegial department is one where individual voices are heard and where personal contributions make a difference.

Academic enquiries may be addressed to: Dr. Ulrike Hardenbicker, Head, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies; phone: (306) 585-4222; email:

Submit your application online at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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