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Employment Opportunity

Regular Ongoing Faculty - REVISED

Earth Sciences
Faculty of Science & Technology
Competition Number: 13-4006
Appointment Type: Regular Full-time
Funded in base budget
Start: August 01, 2013
Employment Group: VIUFA
Position: 00207
Location: Nanaimo Campus
Duties: Teach within the Earth Sciences Department and engage students in research projects. Course taught may include the following courses:
100-level: Introductory Physical Geology
200-level: Sedimentology and Stratigraphy, Geological Field Methods
300/400 level: Hydrogeology, Geochemistry, Quaternary Geology, Climate Change, Environmental Geology
  Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications: Master of Science in a related field from an appropriately accredited institution. Ability to take students into the field. Demonstrable knowledge and/or experience in a range of Earth Sciences fields, particularly in areas related to Environmental Geoscience.
Preferred Qualifications: PhD in a related field. Registered, or eligible for registration, as a Professional Geoscientist (P.Geo) with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC). A valid Class 4 BC Driver's Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).
Please Submit: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Statement on Teaching Philosophy
Name and contact information for three people willing to provide a reference

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.
Posting Period: February 07, 2013 - March 06, 2013
Note: Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.