[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-track faculty position in Surface Water Hydrology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver

Kirsten Zickfeld kzickfel at sfu.ca
Wed Dec 23 11:34:06 MST 2015


Department of Geography


The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track 
position in Surface Water Hydrology.This appointment will be at the rank 
of Assistant Professor and will begin September 1, 2016.

The ideal candidate will have expertise that combines both field 
hydrology and modelling with a focus that could range from small-basins 
to big-river scale. The successful candidate will build an 
externally-funded research program that complements and contributes to 
our research strengths in the water sciences and global environmental 
change. We value collaboration across campus and beyond. The successful 
candidate will demonstrate excellence, or the clear promise of 
excellence, in research and teaching. They will develop an effective 
graduate training program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses in 
hydrology and other courses in the Physical Geography program, 
contribute to our Physical Geography field school, and participate in 
collegial governance. The incumbent will be expected to teach courses 
that contribute to the Masters of Ecological Restoration and/or 
Environmental Science programs as part of their normal teaching load.

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 

Applicants must have completed a PhD by the time of appointment and 
should demonstrate a clear promise of excellence in research as well as 
effectiveness in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. 
Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, indication 
of citizenship and/or residency status, a statement of research 
interests, a statement of teaching experience, strategy and philosophy, 
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 29, 
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 Tracy Brennand
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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