Lecturer – University of Northern British Columbia

The University of Northern British Columbia and the Geography Program invite applications for a one-year term position to teach physical geography courses in the Fall 2015 and Winter 2016 semesters. The expected start date is August 1, 2015.

The successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of up to 21 Semester Contact Hours of instruction in physical geography. The exact suite and nature of the courses will depend on the applicant and their qualifications. We are especially interested in a candidate who could teach at least three of the following courses:

      • Theory and Practice of Physical Geography (GEOG 111)
      • Environments and People – Natural Hazards (GEOG 100)
      • Geomorphology (GEOG 210)
      • Sedimentology (GEOG 320)
      • Drainage Basin Geomorphology (GEOG 311)
      • Quaternary and Surficial Geology (GEOG 411)

Applications for this position should hold an MSc or Ph.D. in physical geography, earth science or an equivalent area of expertise. Previous experience in teaching both lecture and laboratory courses at the undergraduate level is preferred, and applicants are encouraged to provide evidence of excellence in teaching.

Ranked as one of Canada’s best small universities, the University of Northern British Columbia is a research intensive university with an enrollment of over 3500 students in more than 40 undergraduate and graduate academic programs. UNBC offers a modern and attractive campus, and a wonderful setting in the heart of British Columbia. For more information about living and working in Prince George please visit www.unbc.ca/northernbc. For more information on the Geography Program at UNBC see http://www.unbc.ca/geography.

Applicants should forward their cover letter, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three references (including telephone, fax, and email information) quoting competition #FAGE13-15 CGA to:

The Office of the Provost, University of Northern British Columbia
3333 University Way
Prince George, B.C., V2N 4Z9
Fax: (250) 960-5791.

Please direct inquiries to: Dr. Catherine Nolin, Chair of Geography, at Telephone: (250)960-5875, Email: Catherine.Nolin@unbc.ca.

Electronic submissions of CVs can be forwarded to: FacultyRecruitment@unbc.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Northern British Columbia is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from women, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

Applications received on or before June 15, 2015, will receive full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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