Assistant Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences (Quaternary Geology)
Department of Physical Sciences, Faculty of Arts and Science
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The Department of Physical Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Earth and Planetary Sciences, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2019, subject to final budgetary approval.
The successful candidate will have a focus in quaternary geology, which could include geomorphology, geohazards, glaciology, environmental change, fluvial geomorphology, hydrology, marine systems and/or lacustrine systems. A preference will be given to those candidates with field research in western Canada or a knowledge of the geology in this region. The candidate must demonstrate excellence, or clear promise of excellence, in teaching in both lecture and laboratory settings. The successful candidate will be expected to deliver several courses per term at both the first-year and senior levels as part of the regular teaching load, contribute to our existing offerings in Geomorphology and Quaternary Environments, as well as develop new courses commensurate with their expertise. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, student-focused research program within their field, and build a broad external research network. The ability to attract external funding, or clear promise thereof, is desirable. Comfort in a multidisciplinary department and a desire to undertake field teaching and research are also considered assets.
Preferred candidates will hold a Ph.D. in the geosciences or related relevant area of expertise and will demonstrate a primary commitment to undergraduate teaching and an ongoing research program.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier (including recent teaching evaluations), statement of research interests, sample of scholarly work, and academic transcripts through the MacEwan University careers page. Three letters of reference, quoting the competition number and candidate name, should be sent directly from referees to email@example.com.
Questions about this opportunity may be addressed to Dr. Evan Hackett, Chair, Department of Physical Sciences. Contact information available at: http://www.macewan.ca/wcm/SchoolsFaculties/ArtsScience/Programs/BachelorofScience/Disciplines/EarthandPlanetarySciences/index.htm
How to Apply:
Only applications received through the MacEwan University careers page will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.
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This position is included under the Faculty Association collective agreement.
MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Salary||$66,788 to $108,110 per annum (for an Assistant Professor)|
|Closing Date||A review of applications will begin February 1, 2019|
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