Assistant Professorship in Natural Hazards
The Department of Earth Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship in Natural Hazards commencing as early as September 2018. A PhD is required, and post-doctoral research, teaching or industry experience is desirable. Qualified candidates will be considered for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (see below). The research activities of the successful candidate will complement the existing natural hazards research interests within the Department, while contributing to the expertise of the Department as a whole. Candidates with expertise in remote sensing, risk assessment and mitigation, field-based observation and/or laboratory-based studies examining natural hazards, in particular, geological hazards, are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will develop a strong, externally funded research program, and supervise both Master's and doctoral students. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate level courses, to support the environmental geoscience curriculum, for example, by teaching courses in Quaternary geology or environmental geoscience. The successful candidate is expected to eventually take on a leadership role in the Centre for Natural Hazards Research.
For additional information about this position, see http://www.sfu.ca/earth-sciences/
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. The University acknowledges the potential impact of career interruptions on a candidate's record of research productivity, and encourages qualified candidates to explain any impact career interruptions may have had on their record of research achievements.
Applicants are requested to submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, and the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three referees. Electronic applications are preferred. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2017.
CRC Tier 2 Chairs
Please note that under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see: http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/Faculty_Openings/Collection_Notice.html.
Applications or requests for further information should be directed to:
Dr. Brent Ward