Geography and Environment - Lecturer/Assistant Professor

Mount Allison University

Location: New Brunswick
Date posted: 2013-02-25

The Department of Geography and Environment at Mount Allison University invites applications for a full-time 9 month position at the Lecturer or Assistant Professor level, commencing August, 2013, subject to budgetary approval. This sabbatical replacement position seeks a candidate with teaching and research expertise within applied environmental GIS. The successful candidate will teach four courses (two each term), with a range of possible combinations. From the department's perspective, key courses are Introduction to GIS and Data analysis, combined with two others such as: Advanced GIS, Biogeography, Oceanography, Geomorphology, Introduction to Environmental Science, Weather and Climate, or a special topics course in Environmental Sciences. The candidate should possess a Ph.D., or be nearing completion, and be committed to teaching and research within the framework of the BSc program in Environmental Science.

Mount Allison University has earned a national reputation for its excellent undergraduate programs. This has enabled the University to recruit highly motivated students drawn from a diversity of origins and backgrounds. Enrolments in the Geography and Environment are extremely healthy (Visit us at http://www.mta.ca/faculty/socsci/geograph/index.htm ). An application should include a cover letter indicating the courses or areas in which the applicant is prepared to teach, a curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and/or evidence of effective teaching, and the names of three referees, and should be sent in electronic format to:

Dr. Colin Laroque
Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Geography and Environment
Mount Allison University
144 Main Street
Sackville, New Brunswick E4L 1A7
Tel: 506-364-2390 Fax: 506-364-2625
E-mail: claroque@mta.ca

Consideration of applications will commence on March 15, 2013, and will continue until the position is closed.

Mount Allison University welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadian and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.


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