Faculty Position: Lecturer in Environment and Sustainability [closing ] hos SCIENCE-COMMUNITY.ORG

Country: Canada;
City: Vancouver
Vacancy added:10.04.2021
Employer: The Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia
Vacancy type: PostDoc vacancy;
For whom: For lecturers;

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Resumes due: 10.05.2021
The Department of Geography at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver invites applications for one full-time, Lecturer position (1 year contract), starting as early as July 1, 2021.
Lecturer positions are appointments without review (i.e. non-tenure track) in accordance with the Collective Agreement between UBC and the UBC Faculty Association. The successful applicant will be required to teach 24 credits of Geography undergraduate courses and to carry out advising duties, committee assignments, and administrative activities within the department, which will include but is not limited to contribution to program development, implementation of curriculum changes and innovative pedagogical practices across the department, as well as mentorship of students in the Environment and Sustainability program. The applicant will have a strong commitment to teaching in our Environment and Sustainability program. The teaching assignment is expected to include: GEOG 310, GEOG 311, GEOG 313, GEOG 316, GEOG 318 and GEOG 410.
Applicants should have a doctoral degree, or be nearing completion of the degree, in a field directly relevant to geography education. An interest in research and teaching related to the human dimensions of environmental change and sustainability would be an asset.
The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

How to apply:

Applicants should be prepared to upload in the following order and in a single PDF (maximum size 15MB):
  1. a letter of application addressed to the Head, Geraldine Pratt, highlighting previous teaching or relevant experience;
  2. a curriculum vitae that lists the names and contact of three referees;
  3. a statements of research and teaching interests; and
  4. evidence of content area expertise, teaching effectiveness (such as student evaluations), and experience with emerging technologies in teaching and learning; and
  5. a one-page statement identifying your experience working with a diverse student body and your contributions or potential contributions to creating/advancing a culture of equity and inclusion.
  6. In addition, applicants should arrange to have three confidential letters of reference – signed and on official letterhead – sent by their referees directly to the department by the application deadline. Only complete applications will be considered by the search committee.

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