[ES_JOBS_NET] Lectureship in Physical Geography, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

Kirsten Zickfeld kzickfel at sfu.ca
Tue Dec 15 09:00:20 MST 2015


Department of Geography


The Department of Geography invites applications for a Lectureship in 
Physical Geography. This position is a continuing teaching 
(non-research) appointment starting September 1, 2016. Applicants should 
have a PhD degree. They should demonstrate excellence, or the clear 
promise of excellence, in teaching, and a commitment to experiential 
learning and innovative pedagogy. The successful candidate will teach a 
broad range of courses in the first and second year of the undergraduate 
program in physical geography, be able to co-ordinate and lead the 
physical geography field school, and possibly teach more advanced 
courses. Preference will be given to candidates who can successfully 
teach students from a range of science and non-science backgrounds. 
Contributions to collegial governance are expected.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and 
Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority.  Simon Fraser 
University, located in the greater Vancouver area, is committed to an 
equity employment program that includes special measures to achieve 
diversity among its faculty and staff. We particularly encourage 
applications from qualified women, aboriginal Canadians, persons with 
disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All positions are 
subject to availability of funding and approval by the SFU Board of 

Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, indication 
of citizenship and/or residency status, a teaching portfolio (including 
a statement of teaching experience, strategy and philosophy, teaching 
evaluations, actual and potential course outlines), and the names and 
contact information for at least three references.  Submit all 
application materials as a single pdf via this online application form 
Screening of application files will commence on January 15, 
2016. Applications received by this date will be given 
priority.Short-listed candidates will be contacted to have 3 letters of 
recommendation forwarded to us.

If you have any questions, please contact the Chair’s Secretary at 
geogsec at sfu.ca <mailto:geogsec at sfu.ca>.

Departmental contact:
Professor Alison Gill – Search Committee Chair
Department of Geography
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6

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 the Collection Notice 

Dr. Kirsten Zickfeld
Associate Professor

Department of Geography
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby BC Canada V5A 1S6
Phone: 778-7829047
Fax: 778-7825841

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