[ES_JOBS_NET] University of Lethbridge - Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Physical Geography

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Thu Oct 30 06:22:57 MDT 2014

University of Lethbridge - Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Physical
> University of Lethbridge
> Department of Geography
> Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Physical Geography
> http://www.geog.uvic.ca/dept/cag/jobs.htm#L1088
> The Department of Geography at the University of Lethbridge invites
applications for a probationary (tenure-track) position at the rank of
Assistant Professor to begin 1 July 2015, subject to budgetary approval.
> We are seeking a physical geographer with a strong research program or
outstanding scholarly potential. Field of specialization may include
Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science, or Geomorphology. The ability
to offer introductory, intermediate and advanced courses in Physical
Geography is required. The capability to offer some combination of courses
in Environmental Sciences, Environmental and Resource Management, Soils,
Hydrology, Climate Change or Field Techniques would be assets. The ability
to teach GIS courses is also desirable.
> A Ph.D. is required (or near completion) in Geography or a related
discipline. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a
continuing research program and to seek external research funding. New
faculty members are eligible for University of Lethbridge start-up funds in
support of research and scholarly activities.
> The Geography Department has an enthusiastic group of faculty members
that includes physical and human geographers, environmental scientists and
archaeologists with diverse and active research programs. Faculty are also
actively involved in multidisciplinary majors in Archaeology and Geography,
Environmental Science, GIS and Computer Science, Remote Sensing,
Agricultural Studies, Urban and Regional Studies and Canadian Studies. The
department has an established graduate program, and is well equipped for
> Located in southern Alberta, near the Rocky Mountains, Lethbridge offers
a sunny, dry climate which is surprisingly mild for the prairies, excellent
cultural and recreational amenities and attractive economic conditions.
Founded in 1967, the University has an enrolment of over 8,000 students.
Our focus on liberal education, selected professional programs, smaller
classes, co-op placements and involvement of students in faculty research
provides the very best education available. For more information about the
University please visit our web site at www.uleth.ca, or the department’s
web site at www.uleth.ca/artsci/geography.
> The position is open to all qualified applicants, although preference
will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The
University is an inclusive and equitable campus encouraging applications
from qualified women and men including persons with disabilities, members
of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons.
> Applications should include a current curriculum vitae, graduate
transcripts, teaching evaluations, up to three publication offprints, a
statement of teaching philosophy and research interests (electronic copies
are preferred). The email address for submission of this material is
geog.applications at uleth.ca; arrange to have three letters of reference from
scholars in the field sent directly to: geog.applications at uleth.ca. Any
questions can be directed to the Chair of the Department of Geography Prof.
Wei Xu by telephone: (1) 403-329-2225, Fax: (1) 403-329-2016, or e-mail:
wei.xu at uleth.ca.
> Review of applications will commence January 15, 2015 and shall continue
until the position is filled.
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