[ES_JOBS_NET] Limited Term Assistant Professor job in the College of Sustainability, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Tetjana Ross tetjana at dal.ca
Fri May 24 09:51:03 MDT 2013

Dalhousie University
Assistant Professor (Limited Term), College of Sustainability
July 1, 2013

Applications are invited for a full-time, limited term (12 months) 
faculty position at the Assistant
Professor level in the College of Sustainability. The College of 
Sustainability is internationally
recognized for its innovative approach to interdisciplinary 
undergraduate education. The College
offers a (double) Major in Environment, Sustainability and Society in 
seven Bachelors? degrees
across five Dalhousie Faculties, in conjunction with over forty other 
subject areas; in the four
years of operation, the ESS Major has engaged more than 1500 Dalhousie 
students, with 100
graduates to date and 500 students pursuing the major. The College 
recently launched its
Sustainability Leadership Certificate, and is developing a Graduate 
Certificate in ESS. Over 40
Dalhousie professors are presently cross-appointed to the College, which 
provides an
interdisciplinary forum for collaborative learning and teaching on the 
most pressing issues of our
time. For more information see http://sustainability.dal.ca

This position combines administrative, teaching and research 
responsibilities. Applicants should
be prepared to demonstrate accomplishment or potential in all three 
areas. The College of
Sustainability seeks candidates with a strong interest and capacity for 
interdisciplinary teaching
and who have a Ph.D. or equivalent professional experience. Educational 
experience may be in
any sustainability-related discipline; the candidate is expected to 
demonstrate an understanding
of how their personal background interacts with other disciplines and 
traditions in the pursuit of a
sustainable future.

Teaching will be at the undergraduate level and evidence of previous 
teaching effectiveness
should be provided. Primary teaching responsibilities will include: 
coordinating and co-teaching
the core class SUST 2001 “Environment, Sustainability and Governance: A 
Global Perspective”
(Winter term, 1.0 credit, 100-120 students); co-teaching in other SUST 
classes totaling 1.5
credits; and honours and/ or project supervision. Research duties will 
include leading and
participating in College-led scholarly projects related to learning and 
teaching, and some self-
initiated research time. Administrative duties will include routine 
College duties and leadership of
special projects in the College. The position is conceived as a 
developmental position;
applications are encouraged from recent PhDs and Post-doctoral scholars.

Effective date of employment is planned for 1 July 2013, or as soon as 
possible thereafter. All
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and 
permanent residents will
be given priority. Dalhousie University is an Employment 
Equity/Affirmative Action employer.
The University encourages applications from qualified Aboriginal people, 
persons with a
disability, racially visible persons and women. Interested individuals 
should send a submit a CV,
a statement of teaching and research interests, and three confidential 
letters of reference
forwarded under separate cover from the referees to the attention of the 
Chair of the Search
Committee: Dr. Susan Tirone, Associate Director, College of 
Sustainability, Dalhousie University,
P.O. Box 15000, Halifax NS B3H 4R2. Submissions should be made in PDF 
format by email to
sustain at dal.ca. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications 
on 01 June 2013.

-  Tetjana Ross                 (tetjana at dal.ca)  -
-  Associate Professor                            -
-  Department of Oceanography                     -
-  Dalhousie University                           -
-  Halifax, NS B3H 4R2, Canada                    -
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-  TEL: 902.494.1327                              -
-  FAX: 902.494.3877                              -
-  http://www.phys.ocean.dal.ca/~tetjana          -

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