Earth and Ocean Sciences - Limited 3-year Term Assistant Professor (Geophysics)

University of Victoria

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2012-12-18

School of Earth and Ocean Sciences


The School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria invites applications for a Limited 3-year Term Assistant Professor position in Geophysics to begin July 1st 2013 and which may be renewable for two additional years (conditional on performance). Applicants are expected to be able to teach Introductory and Advanced courses in Geophysics and Tectonics. The position will be 60% teaching (typically 3 courses per year), 20% research and 20% service. The successful candidate will be encouraged to develop an independent, externally funded research program that complements and advances the School's strengths in seismology and/or ocean acoustics, and enhances our links with the Geological Survey of Canada Pacific (Pacific Geoscience Centre). A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, contact information (name, address, fax, e-mail) for three references, a one-page statement describing their teaching experience and philosophy, and a one-page statement regarding their current and future research direction. Applications should be sent to Dr. Stephen T. Johnston, Director, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 3020, STN CSC, Victoria, B.C. V8W 3N5, Canada; fax: 250-721-6120; email: Review of applications will begin on March 1st, 2013, and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Information about the department can be found at

The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


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