Instructor I, Geophysics

Department of Geological Sciences
Position #: 27499

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a full-time, 2-year term appointment at the rank of Instructor I in Geophysics. This position is to commence July 1, 2019. The minimum qualification is a M.Sc. degree in Geophysics. The responsibilities of the position are primarily in undergraduate teaching and service. Over the two-year appointment the successful applicant will be required to teach Introductory Geophysics, Exploration Seismology, Physics of the Earth: Seismology and Heat Flow, Applied Geophysics Field course, Geophysics Field course and other undergraduate courses as assigned. The candidate must have a track record of successful university teaching and familiarity with a range of geophysical equipment and software. Registration or eeligibility for registration, as a Professional Geoscientist in Manitoba would be advantageous.

The Department of Geological Sciences is home to 12 tenured and tenure-track faculty members in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, and offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Geology and Geophysics. It has a well-established national and international research reputation with strengths in mineralogy, geochemistry, sedimentary geology, paleontology, geophysics, and environmental geosciences. The department has over $10 million of equipment housed in major, multi-user laboratories. To learn more about the University of Manitoba and the Department of Geological Sciences, please visit

Applications, as a single pdf file, should include: a cover letter outlining specific interests in the position, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and the names and contact information for three references.

Applications must be sent electronically by May 24, 2019 to Jennifer Hollar, Department of Geological Sciences at Please refer to position #27499 in the application.

Review of applications will begin upon receipt.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact U of M's Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Facilitator, Valerie Williams at or 204-474-8371. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the "Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act" (Manitoba). Please note that CVs will be provided to participating members of the search committee and department.

posted: 19 April 2019     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.