Assistant Prof – The King’s University

Academic Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure track). Highly qualified candidates will be considered at higher rank.

Starting Salary: $59,200 and up (Assistant Professor). The University provides generous benefits.

Deadline: June 15, 2015. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; priority will be given to those submitted by the deadline.

Starting Date: August 1, 2015

Institutional Requirements: To be considered for appointment, the candidate must wholeheartedly endorse the Mission Statement and the Statement of Faith of the University (see http://www.kingsu.ca/about-us/). The successful candidate must have graduate level course work in areas of teaching. A Ph.D. in Geography, Environmental Studies or related fields is required for a tenure-track appointment. Candidates with post-doctoral experience are preferred.

Teaching Load: Six term courses or equivalent per year.

Particulars of the Position:

The Applicants should indicate their competencies and preferences for teaching the following courses: Introduction to Sustainability, Landscapes & Human Settlements, Humankind & the Biosphere, Geographic Information Systems, Resource Planning and Environmental Management, Environmental Impact Assessment, and Internship Reflections & Issues. (See course descriptions http://registry.kingsu.ca/Calendar/CourseDescriptions.htm). Collaborative teaching, field pedagogy and international experience are assets. Experience with student internships is desired. The successful candidate is expected to carry out a program of research in their area of expertise, including external funding and the training of undergraduates. Applicants should outline their research program for the next five years at The King’s University. All geography and environmental courses integrate faith and learning that emphasizes foundational and ethical perspectives. Candidates are expected to articulate and develop a Christian perspective on their discipline, addressing the role that faith has in shaping course content and research activities.

The King’s University is a Christian liberal arts university offering three and four-year Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science degrees, a Bachelor of Commerce, a Bachelor of Music, and a two-year after-degree Bachelor of Education accredited by the province of Alberta. The University is a member of Universities Canada and of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Faculty members at The King’s University are eligible for and are currently receiving NSERC and SSHRC funding.

Qualified candidates should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Hank Bestman, Vice President Academic
The King’s University
9125 – 50 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6B 2H3
Phone: (780) 465-3500, ext. 8047 Fax: (780) 465-3534 E-mail: hank.bestman@kingsu.ca

For information about The King’s University visit the website at www.kingsu.ca

This advertisement is addressed first to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The University encourages all qualified female and male candidates, including visible minorities, to apply.

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