12-month limited term appointment in geography at Carleton

Carleton University
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

Twelve-Month Limited Term Appointment in Human Geography

Carleton University’s Department of Geography and Environmental Studies invites applications for a 12-month limited term appointment in Human Geography. The appointment will commence on 1 July 2011 and will be at the Instructor rank.

Applicants should have at least a Master’s degree in Human Geography or a related field at the time of appointment and previous teaching experience would be an asset.

The appointment carries a 3.5 credit teaching load. The successful applicant will teach the following courses (i): GEOG2200 Global Connections in the fall term, which is offered in a regular classroom format and also broadcast via Carleton University On-Line (ii) FYSM1100 Its Your Environment during the fall and winter terms; and (iii) GEOG4021 Culture, Identity and Place in the winter term. The individual will also be responsible for supervising several Honours Research Projects in Geography and/or Environmental Studies in the fall and winter terms, and other duties as assigned.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 (M.A., M.Sc. and Ph.D.). It is home to about 500 undergraduate majors and 80 graduate students, and the Department is committed to teaching and research that focuses on theoretical and applied aspects of interdisciplinary scholarship. Additional information about the Department is available at www1.carleton.ca/geography

Applicants are requested to submit curriculum vitae, a letter outlining their area(s) of expertise in human geography and capacity to undertake the teaching assignments specified in this advertisement, a teaching portfolio or other evidence of teaching performance, and co-ordinates two referees. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications and supporting documents are to be sent to geography_jobapplication@carleton.ca with “Human Geography Term Appt 2011-12” in the subject line. The deadline for application is June 9, 2011.

Located in Ottawa, Ontario, Carleton University is a dynamic research and teaching institution with a tradition of leading change. Its internationally recognized faculty, staff, and researchers provide more than 24,000 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. As an innovative institution, Carleton is uniquely committed to developing solutions to real world problems by pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding daily.