Environmental Geography / Environmental Studies – Assistant Professor
(Closing Date: January 6, 2014 or until the position has been filled)

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Carleton University’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications for an entry-level, tenure-track appointment in Environmental Geography – Environmental Studies, commencing on 1 July 2014.

Applications are invited from individuals who are able to teach core and other courses relating to environmental geography and environmental studies, augment existing teaching and research strengths in these fields within the Department and more generally at Carleton, and provide research leadership in one or more of the following themes from a social science perspective: 1) environment and resources; 2) conservation; 3) environmental policy and politics; 4) political ecology and critical perspectives of nature; 5) environmental markets; and 6) climate change.

The successful applicant will be required to develop a research program in one or more of the position themes with appropriate funding and resources to support graduate students. An ability to enhance current research areas within the Department and make collaborative linkages between the natural and social sciences will be considered an asset. In teaching, capabilities to develop and deliver multimedia instruction and to teach first year seminars, large enrolment courses, and upper year seminars in the themes related to this position as well as in other Environmental Studies and Geography courses are expected. Ability to make contributions to student recruitment will also be considered an asset.

Applicants must have recently graduated with a PhD, or be in the final stages of completing their Doctoral degree in geography, environmental studies, or a related discipline, demonstrate their commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and be committed to developing a strong program of research and scholarship as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications. Applicants should consult the Department’s web site at www.carleton.ca/geography for details on current research activities and course offerings. Information on Carleton’s strategic interests is available from http://www.carleton.ca/sip/ and http://www1.carleton.ca/provost/academicplan/.

Carleton’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies (DGES) delivers five undergraduate programs (BA in Environmental Studies, BA and BSc in Geography, BA and BSc in Geomatics) and three graduate programs in Geography (MA, MSc and PhD). It is home to about 400 undergraduate majors and 70 graduate students, and the Department is committed to teaching and research that focuses on theoretical and applied aspects of interdisciplinary scholarship. DGES is in the midst of a significant period of renewal and is seeking an individual who is eager and committed to participating in an on-going renewal process as well as contributing to its Human Geography and Environmental Studies programs.

Applications for this entry-level appointment must be sent electronically in separate files which include the following: 1) a cover letter and curriculum vitae; 2) a teaching portfolio that includes relevant experience, evidence of teaching innovation and performance, and pedagogical approaches to teaching; 3) a summary statement of research interests and experience; 4) up to three research publication reprints (individual files); and 5) co-ordinates for three referees. Please submit your electronic application to the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, Environmental Position Search Committee at geography_jobapplication@carleton.ca. Applications submitted in hard copy will not be considered. Questions about this position should be directed to the Departmental Chair at geography_jobapplication@carleton.ca with “Environmental Appointment” in the subject line or call the Chair at 613 520 2560. The closing date for applications is January 6, 2014 or until the position has been filled.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic and innovative research and teaching institution committed to developing solutions to real world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding daily. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide more than 27,000 full- and part-time students from every province and more than 100 countries around the world with academic opportunities in more than 65 programs of study. Carleton’s creative, interdisciplinary, and international approach to research has led to many significant discoveries and creative work in science and technology, business, governance, public policy, and the arts.

Minutes from downtown, Carleton University is located on a beautiful campus, bordered by the Rideau River and the Rideau Canal. With over 12 national museums and the spectacular Gatineau Park close by, there are many excellent recreational opportunities for individuals and families to enjoy. The City of Ottawa, with a population of almost one million, is Canada’s capital city and reflects the country’s bilingual and multicultural character. Carleton’s location in the nation’s capital provides many opportunities for research with groups and institutions that reflect the diversity of the country.

Carleton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our University including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Those applicants that are selected for an interview will be requested to contact the Chair of the Search Committee as soon as possible to discuss any accommodation requirements. Arrangements will be made to accommodate requests in a timely manner.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All positions are subject to budgetary approval.

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Seeking a highly motivated doctoral student to become part of a research project focused on issues and challenges facing small-scale fisheries around the world. The position will be based in the Department of Anthropology at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador and will begin in September, 2014. The student should hold a Master’s degree in Anthropology or a related discipline and will be expected to carry out an ethnographic research project focused on a topic of relevance to small-scale fisheries in North America.
Specialization is open, but a willingness to do some field research in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador is an asset.

The successful candidate will receive an annual stipend of no less than $21,000 per year for four years with some additional funding to cover research costs. In addition to completing a fieldwork-based thesis and other requirements for their doctoral program, the student will be expected to present her/his research at conferences and through team publications. Some assistance with conference travel costs will be available.

Applicants should possess strong communication skills (verbal and written) and should be able to work independently. Interested candidates who meet these requirements should send a CV, including the names and contact information of three referees to Dr. Reade Davis (reade.davis[at]mun.ca) and should be prepared to submit a full application to the PhD program of the Department of Anthropology at Memorial University before January 15, 2014. Information about applying to the program can be found here: http://www.mun.ca/anthro/graduate/Apply.php
Interested persons are also advised to visit Memorial’s website for additional information about the university and its admission requirements and deadlines.

*The Too Big To Ignore Research Project*

The Global Partnership for Small-Scale Fisheries Research known as Too Big to Ignore (TBTI) is a research network and information mobilization partnership established to: (a) enhance the understanding of the contribution of small-scale fisheries to food security, nutrition, sustaining livelihoods, poverty alleviation, wealth generation and trade, as well as the impacts and implications of global change processes such as urbanization, globalization, migration, climate change, aquaculture, and communication technology on small-scale fisheries; and (b) create an innovative and interactive web platform, an Information System for Small-scale Fisheries (ISSF), for global and local analysis of small-scale fisheries and their contributions to the broader society. www.toobigtoignore.net

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Western Washington University
Huxley College of the Environment
Assistant Professor of Urban Studies
About the Position: The Department of Environmental Studies within Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Urban Studies at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning September 2014.
About Western, Huxley and the Department of Environmental Studies: Faculty at Western Washington University enjoy a balance of teaching, scholarship, and service at the top public comprehensive university in the Pacific Northwest. With about 15,000 students, WWU is located in beautiful Bellingham, close to both the Cascade Mountains and the Salish Sea; it is about midway between Seattle, Washington and Vancouver, British Columbia. Its mission is to serve the State of Washington and beyond by “bringing together individuals of diverse backgrounds and perspectives in an inclusive, student-centered university that develops the potential of learners and the well-being of communities.” http://www.wwu.edu/
Western’s Huxley College of the Environment is the oldest interdisciplinary environmental studies college in the U.S. Known nationally and internationally for its excellence in educating the next generation of environmental leaders, Huxley’s academic programs reflect a broad view of the physical, biological, social and cultural world. An innovative, interdisciplinary and applied approach is Huxley’s touchstone. URL: https://huxley.wwu.edu/.
The Department of Environmental Studies offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in Geography, Urban Planning and Sustainable Development, Environmental Policy, and Environmental Education. The department values putting learners in active roles in real world contexts, and recognizes the diverse kinds of professional expertise its faculty bring. All programs maintain multiple active relationships with community, agency, NGO and/or private sector partners. The department strives to further Western’s identity as an institution that welcomes and embraces diversity, and encourages applications from diverse candidates.
Position Responsibilities: The position requires teaching and advisement at both undergraduate and graduate levels; research, scholarship, and community engagement; and service on Departmental, College, and/or University committees or other initiatives. Teaching responsibilities are primarily coursework in Geography and Urban Planning and Sustainability degree sequences, plus contributions to Department-wide core and/or University general education courses. The candidate will be expected to develop a sustained program of externally funded scholarship, outreach, and/or pedagogical development. Criteria for advancement are described in the Environmental Studies Departmental Unit Evaluation Plan and the College UEP, available on the Departmental and College websites.
Required Qualifications:
·         Doctorate or ABD in Urban Studies, Geography, Urban Planning, or related field, with expected completion by September 2014.
·         A strong vision for outstanding undergraduate and graduate-level teaching and mentorship in Urban and Environmental Studies.
·         Ability to effectively teach introductory, upper division, and graduate-level Urban Studies courses in an interdisciplinary Environmental Studies department.
·         Ability for high-quality scholarship in Urban Studies.
·         Ability to work effectively within a diverse community of students, faculty, and staff.
Preferred Qualifications:

·         A synthetic, integrative, innovative and interdisciplinary view of both Urban and Environmental Studies.
·         Scholarship focus or specialization in sustainability, resilience, social justice or environmental justice.
·         Evidence of ability to integrate professional practice and application into teaching and scholarship.
·         Evidence of ability to secure external support.

Academic Emphasis: Urban Studies with emphasis on one or more of: sustainability, resilience, social justice, and/or environmental justice.
Job Location: Western Washington University, Bellingham campus (www.wwu.eduwww.cob.org).
Salary: TBD
Bargaining Union: United Faculty of Western Washington
Application Instructions and Requested Documents: All applications should be submitted online to Western’s HR Department: http://www.wwu.edu/jobs. Applications should include a cover letter describing teaching philosophy and research experience, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references in the Cover Letters and Attachments section of the application system.
Applicants may contact or direct questions to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. David Rossiter, at david.rossiter[at]wwu.edu.
Job Posted:
Closing Date Notes:  Review of applications begins December 10, 2013; position open until filled.
Western Washington University (WWU) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff.  Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.  In compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, WWU does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or genetic information in its programs or activities, including employment, admissions, and educational programs.  Inquiries may be directed to the Vice Provost for Equal Opportunity & Employment Diversity, Equal Opportunity Office, Western Washington University, Old Main 345 (MS 9021), 516 High Street, Bellingham, WA 98225; 360.650.3307 (voice) or 711 (Washington Relay); eoo[at]wwu.edu.
WWU is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.  To request this document in an alternate format or to request an accommodation, please contact Human Resources Disability Services, 360.650.3774 or 711 (Washington Relay).

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Memorial University is the largest university in Atlantic Canada. As the province’s only university, Memorial plays an integral role in the education and cultural life of Newfoundland and Labrador. Offering diverse undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 18,000 students, Memorial provides a distinctive and stimulating environment for learning in St. John’s, a safe, friendly city with great historic charm, a vibrant cultural life, and easy access to a wide range of outdoor activities. With over 185 regular faculty members in 16 academic departments and a wide variety of interdisciplinary major, minor and diploma programs, the Faculty of Arts offers breadth, depth and diversity. Counting around 5000 students with declared majors or minors, and with strong graduate programs, the Faculty is committed to providing solid teaching and research support to new appointees. The Faculty of Arts houses, among other units, the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER), ISER Books and the Digital Research Centre for Qualitative Fieldwork. It is also home to outstanding archival collections, including the Maritime History Archive, the Folklore and Language Archive and the Native Language Archive. Memorial’s Queen Elizabeth II Library has excellent holdings with the most extensive collection of journals in the region. Please see http://www.mun.ca/arts/.
NOTE: All applications should quote the appropriate position number as listed in each case.

Tenure Track:

Tenure-track positions will normally commence July 1, 2014, subject to budgetary approval, and will be made at the rank of Assistant Professor. The positions normally require a completed doctoral degree in the appropriate discipline. A completed earned doctorate (or recognized terminal qualification in the discipline) is required for the appointee to receive the rank of Assistant Professor and to be in a tenure-track position. (If a successful candidate has not completed an earned doctorate, he/she shall be appointed to a regular term, non-renewable three-year appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. If the candidate completes all the requirements for the doctorate during the first 24 months of the term appointment, he/she shall begin a tenure-track appointment following completion of the requirements of the degree.) Letters of application should be sent to the Head of the department, accompanied by a current curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, the names and addresses of three persons who can supply a letter of reference, and such additional materials as may be specified below. The application must provide evidence of excellence in teaching and research. Applications should reach the Head no later than December 06, 2013.


The Department of Anthropology (http://www.mun.ca/anthro/) invites applications for a tenure-track-position in Sociocultural Anthropology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be an environmental anthropologist with an active program of research, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and supervision at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Possible areas of specialization may include, but are not limited to: political ecology, historical ecology, environmental justice, climate change, the built environment, water politics, food sovereignty and environmental activism. Regional specialization is open. Qualified candidates will have a PhD in hand or be near completion. Applicants should submit a covering letter, a CV, sample publications, a research statement, and a teaching dossier to the address below. They should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent under separate cover.

Dr. Mark Tate, Head, Department of Anthropology, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL, Canada A1C 5S7. Phone: 1 (709) 864-4052; email: tscott[at]mun.ca

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities, aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Position Rank: Full Time Tenure Stream – Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Food Studies
Home Faculty: Environmental Studies
Home Department/Area/Division: Environmental Studies
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2014

Food Studies, Faculty of Environmental Studies

The Faculty of Environmental Studies (FES) at York University, Toronto, invites applications for the tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Food Studies to commence July 1, 2014. A PhD in a related field is required at the time of appointment. We are seeking applicants working in the field of food and culture, especially those doing arts-based research and cultural production. We also welcome applicants with the capacity to conduct community-based research on local food and social justice issues in Toronto, such as urban agriculture and food planning. The successful candidate will have outstanding potential in a field that combines the cultural, social, political, economic, and ecological dimensions of food and food systems.

Applicants should have excellent publication records and practical experience and be able to provide leadership in interdisciplinary research and action in the area of Food Studies. The successful candidate will also have a demonstrated capacity to teach skills related to analysis and engagement in this field. FES has an existing strength in policy and regulatory analysis of food systems. We seek to support and expand our research and teaching programs in food studies. We welcome applicants with expertise in the fields of food justice, food sovereignty and engagement in food movements. Project management skills would also be an asset. The successful applicant will be involved in the Faculty’s growing partnership with Black Creek Community Farm, the Maloca community garden and our native plant garden.

Candidates must have teaching experience and be able to contribute to teaching and research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The ability to contribute to one or more of the Faculty’s certificate or diploma programs is desirable. These include undergraduate certificates in Community Arts Practice, Urban Ecologies, Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing, Graduate Diplomas in Business & the Environment and Environmental/Sustainability Education, and the accredited Planning Program.

FES is a unique interdisciplinary Faculty that adopts a broad definition of environment including natural, built and social environments. The Faculty has a strong social and environmental justice orientation and values applied and action-oriented research. More information about the Faculty of Environmental Studies is available at www.yorku.ca/fes.
York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, three to five most-significant publications, and the names and full contact information for three academic and/or professional references (at least two of the references must be academic) should be sent to the address below by December 2nd, 2013.

Lisa Dennis,
Secretary, Food Studies Search Committee
Faculty of Environmental Studies
Room 126 HNES
York University
4700 Keele Street
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3
Tel: 416-736-5252
Fax: 416-736-5679
Email: feshires[at]yorku.ca

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The University of Waterloo Department of History is seeking an exceptional senior scholar with a world-class scholarly record in modern global history, specializing in one or more of the following areas: health and medicine, science, technology, the environment, or human rights. The successful applicant will be appointed to a tenured position as a full professor and will be subsequently nominated for a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair.

The Canada Research Chairs program was established by the Government of Canada to foster internationally-recognized research excellence. As stated in the program’s Terms of Reference (http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca), “Tier 1 chairs, tenable for seven years and renewable are for outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders” in their fields. Nominations for Canada Research Chairs are subject to review by the CRC Secretariat, and appointment as a Canada Research Chair is conditional upon their approval.

The position will commence on or before July 1, 2014. Beyond the normal faculty responsibilities of undergraduate and graduate teaching, service, and maintaining an original and innovative research program, the successful candidate will encourage collaboration with scholars from across campus in related areas, and will develop and refine national and international networks .

Consideration of applications will begin after November 20, 2013. Applications should be submitted through the University’s Job Application System. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The Department values equity and inclusivity. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples and persons with disabilities. More information about the History Department. Further enquiries can be directed to the Acting Department Chair, Heather MacDougall at 519-888-4567, ext. 32903 or by email to hmacdoug[at]uwaterloo.ca.

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Diana Brydon, the Canada Research Chair in Globalization and Cultural Studies at the University of Manitoba, seeks one or two postdoctoral fellows for the period November 1, 2013 to October 31, 2014.


Under the direction of Dr. Diana Brydon, CRC in Globalization and Cultural Studies, the postdoctoral fellows will conduct original research in the areas of postcolonial literary, cultural, and educational studies with a focus on developing interdisciplinary approaches to the challenges of building transnational research and learning cultures, including ethical approaches to global citizenship education and developing a Canadian-based approach to understanding the changing global higher education regime and meeting its challenges.


Using a range of qualitative and possibly quantitative methodologies derived from humanities and social sciences practices, the postdoctoral fellows will design and implement research to advance the research program of the Chair in the above areas. Depending on qualifications, one of the two fellows will be asked to work with the SSHRC-funded partnership development project, “Brazil/Canada Knowledge Exchange: developing transnational literacies.” This candidate should ideally be functional in Brazilian Portuguese. Brydon is also involved in team projects investigating global democracy, citizenship education, global vocabularies, community in the global era, and postcolonial archives, places, and voices, in which there will be opportunities for collaborative involvement. Postdoctoral fellows will author and co-author research reports and articles and be encouraged to use the research data in his or her own research publications.

Salary: $60,000 a year


Applicants should have a completed PhD in a humanities or social science discipline (or interdiscipline) and an interest in developing ethical approaches to transnational and interdisciplinary research. Bilingual and/or multilingual candidates are preferred but all candidates are encouraged to apply. The PhD should have been awarded within the last four years.

Application should be made to Diana.brydon@umanitoba.ca before October 1, 2013.

Appointments will begin by November 1, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter, and run for one year, with a possibility of a one year renewal.

Application Materials:

Please include: (1) a cover letter describing your PhD project, the date of your PhD defence, and the fit of your postdoctoral research with the theme of this PDF; (2) a full CV, including the names and contact information of three individual who may be contacted for reference letters; and (3) a writing sample (25 pages or less). Send these materials, either as .docx or .pdf, to: diana.brydion@umanitoba.ca. Make sure to specify “CRC PDF application – name” in the subject line.

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Opportunity for students interested in sustainability and higher education to conduct research as part of their Master’s or Ph.D. Degree program and get paid for doing it!  Here are the details:

PROJECT: The Sustainability and Education Policy Network (SEPN) is a large-scale research project on environmental sustainability education policy and practice in Canada (EC-12 and post-secondary).  More information on the Sustainability and Education Policy Network (SEPN) may be found at www.sepn.ca.

POSITION: This is an exceptional opportunity for a productive individual to gain experience working with an active, vibrant group of graduate students, researchers, and community-based organizations at a national and international scale.  There are a number of positions available.  In particular, we are looking for a Masters of Ph.D. student to (a) take a leadership role in the implementation and analysis of a national sustainable education survey; (b) conduct site analyses in a selection of universities and colleges in Canada to investigate the degree to which they have incorporated sustainability into their operations, curriculum, and research. It is expected that the research assistant will do this work as a major part of their graduate thesis or dissertation.

Education: Students must have an undergraduate degree in a related discipline.  The successful candidate will be expected to enroll in a Master’s or PhD program (discipline is flexible) at Dalhousie University beginning September 2014.
Experience: Knowledge and experience in conducting research; Familiarity with qualitative  and quantitative research and data analysis; experience with analysis software (i.e. NVivo) is an asset.
Skills: Excellent interpersonal skills; Excellent communication skills (written and verbal); Ability to work productively, both individually and in groups; Ability to work independently, following timelines to complete work in efficient manner.

PAY: The successful candidate will receive an annual stipend of $15,000 (Master’s) or $18,000 (PhD).  Master’s students can be guaranteed 2 years of funding.  PhD students will receive 3 years of funding.

APPLICATION: Please submit a cover letter, a current Curriculum Vitae, a writing sample, and the names of two references electronically to Dr. Tarah Wright (Tarah.wright@dal.ca).

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Canada Research Chair in Cultural Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship (2014-2015)
“Energy / Materialism / Infrastructure”
Value: $46,000 CAD
In conjunction with an on-going research project on oil, energy and culture, the Canada Research Chair in Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta is sponsoring a Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDF) for the 2014-2015 academic year (July 2014-June 2015). The theme of this PDF is “Energy / Materialism / Infrastructure.” Junior scholars engaged in work across the disciplines, who have defended their dissertations within the past three years (January 1, 2011-March 1, 2014), and whose research falls within the range of issues mapped out by this theme, are welcome to apply.
“Energy / Materialism / Infrastructure” concerns the social, cultural and political possibilities and/or limits generated by the dominant forms of energy used in a given period. Potential fellows will be engaged in research on topics and issues such as:
– the analysis of representations, narratives and discourses of energy and/or material resources within different cultural forms and media;
– the social, political and cultural force exerted by existing forms of physical infrastructure, including their impact on political change and social justice;
– the role played by access to resources in shaping the varied structures (material as well as immaterial) that make up modernity;
– new materialisms and/or other philosophical and theoretical discourses related to energy, resources, and infrastructure;
– the shape and character of post-petrocarbon culture and society;
– public policy with respect to energy and infrastructure, especially as this relates to social change and development.
The research carried out by this PDF will generate a better understanding of the connections between energy, society, and culture, and the difficulties and opportunities that will arise as global society transitions to other energy forms and practices.
Finally, there may be an opportunity for this PDF to teach a one-term undergraduate class, for which they would be separately compensated.
Application Deadline: October 31, 2013
Application Materials: Please include: (1) a cover letter describing your PhD project, the date of your PhD defence, and the fit of your postdoctoral research with the theme of this PDF; (2) a full CV, including the names and contact information of three individual who may be contacted for reference letters; and (3) a writing sample (25 pages or less). Send these materials, either as .docx or .pdf, to:imre[at]ualberta.ca . Make sure to specify “CRC PDF application – name” in the subject line.

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Burnaby, BC

Consistently ranked as one of Canada’s top comprehensive research universities, Simon Fraser University (SFU) has become an institution of choice for students seeking academic excellence and exposure to cutting-edge research. With three campuses, 30,000 undergraduate students, 4,000 graduate students, 124,000 alumni and over 950 faculty members, SFU is an innovative and vibrant university committed to its recently adopted strategic vision to be Canada’s ‘engaged university.’

Built by bringing together well-respected academic units, the Faculty of Environment (FENV) offers undergraduate and graduate programs in the following areas: Archaeology; Environmental Science; Geography; Resource and Environmental Management; Sustainable Community Development; and Development and Sustainability while building on their existing strengths. New interdisciplinary programs are currently in the approval process. The Faculty is known for its commitment to experiential education.

Faculty members in the core units have a wealth of research experience and a strong record of community-based research, both locally and internationally. Many faculty members and graduate students participate in interdisciplinary research projects and networks.

The Faculty is now seeking a Dean to position FENV at SFU as a world class leader in research and teaching characterized by the integration of natural, social, and policy sciences in environment, broadly conceived. FENV values both applied and curiosity-driven research, supported by contemporary method and theory.

Drawing upon past successes at the level of Dean, Associate Dean, Chair, or as Director of an institute/centre, and known to be an inspiring leader with a clear and persuasive vision, the new Dean will forge a strong sense of cohesion within FENV and promote links within SFU and with external partners. With a research and teaching record at the level of a full professor at SFU, the new Dean will be a collaborative leader with a demonstrated commitment to students, research, and community engagement.

This is an exciting opportunity for an academic leader whose passion, creativity and strategic skills will lead this relatively new Faculty to its next level and enhance the impact the Faculty has on the broader community.

To explore this exciting opportunity further, please contact Alex Verdecchia, Amy Gill or Brent Cameron in our Vancouver office at 604-685-0261, or please submit your resume and related information online at www.odgersberndtson.ca/en/careers/11539

Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, although Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

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