Dr. Karen Kohfeld kohfeld at sfu.ca
Thu Aug 2 14:16:43 MDT 2018


The Department of Geography and the Environmental Science Program invite 
applications for a Lecturer with teaching responsibilities in both 
programs. The academic home for the appointment will be the Department 
of Geography. This position is a continuing teaching (non-research) 
appointment, preferably starting 1 January 2019. Applicants should have 
a PhD and training in the natural sciences relevant to this position. 
They should demonstrate excellence, or the promise of excellence, in 
teaching, and demonstrate a commitment to apply experiential learning 
and innovative pedagogy.

In Geography, the successful candidate will mainly teach large enrolment 
geography courses that integrate science and social science perspectives 
and courses that develop professional communication skills and 
facilitate career development.  The ability to teach core physical 
geography courses will be an asset.

In Environmental Science, the successful candidate will teach core 
environmental science courses (https://www.sfu.ca/evsc/courses.html) and 
a course within the program in their area of specialization. The ability 
to teach quantitative skills will be an asset. Preference will be given 
to candidates who can successfully teach students from a range of 
science and non-science backgrounds.  We seek candidates who will 
contribute positively and constructively to our work environments and 
participate in community-building and collegial governance.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and 
Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. Simon Fraser 
University, located in Metro Vancouver, is an equity employer and 
encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, 
persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, 
people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who 
may contribute to the further diversification of the university. All 
positions are subject to availability of funding and approval by the SFU 
Board of Governors.

Candidates should submit a single pdf including a cover letter (with 
indication of citizenship and/or residency status), a curriculum vitae, 
and a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching experience 
and philosophy, teaching evaluations, and actual and potential course 
outlines relevant to the position). They should arrange for three 
letters of reference to accompany their application. Applications should 
be submitted by webform at 
References should be submitted by webform at 
  The deadline for applications is 1 September 2018. If you have any 
questions, please contact the Search Committee’s secretary at 
geogsec at sfu.ca.

Search Committee chair:
Professor Tracy Brennand
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. Karen E. Kohfeld, Professor
School of Resource and Environmental Management
Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C. V5A 1S6 CANADA
T: (778) 782-7651 F: (778) 782-4968 E: kohfeld at sfu.ca

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