Geography - Assistant Professor (Environmental Studies/Geography)

University of Ottawa

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-02-19


The Department of Geography, University of Ottawa, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Studies/Geography, beginning July 1 2013. At the time of the appointment, applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline and be able to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

We seek candidates with research interests that focus on human dimensions of environmental issues, such as, but not restricted to, environmental policy, climate change adaptations, environmental risk and health, indigenous issues and northern resource development. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Aboriginal Studies Program.

Candidates must have an excellent research record or demonstrated potential in the field of environmental studies. The successful candidate must be able to develop a vigorous research program, including the supervision of graduate students. The Environmental Studies program is bilingual and the successful candidate must be able to teach in both English and French at the time of hire.

Salary will be determined according to qualifications and experience, and the provisions of the collective agreement. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests and experience, selected publications, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly before March 22, 2013 to:

Chair, Department of Geography
University of Ottawa
60 University
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1N 6N5;
phone: (613) 562-5725; fax: (613) 562-5145

The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. According to government policy, all qualified candidates are invited to apply; however, preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

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