Assistant Professor in Human Geography, University of Regina, Canada

University of Regina
Department of Geography

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Human Geography

The Department of Geography in the Faculty of Arts invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Human Geography at the level of Assistant Professor. Anticipated date of commencement is July 1, 2012.

We seek an outstanding individual with demonstrated commitment to excellence in research and teaching within the framework of the Department’s undergraduate (BA/BSc) and graduate (MA/MSc/PhD) programs. The successful candidate must be a human geographer and have a PhD by the time of appointment, a record of scholarly publication, evidence of excellence in teaching, and show the potential to develop and independent externally funded research agenda. Candidates that have experience in teaching Urban Geography, as well as introductory level Geography courses will be advantaged.

Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2011.

As per instructions posted at, application packages are to be completed online and should include a covering letter providing a statement of research and teaching interests, evidence of teaching effectiveness, an current curriculum vitae and a writing sample. As well, candidates must arrange for three current letters of reference and certified degree transcripts (to be sent directly by the referee or granting institution) to:

Dr. Richard Kleer
Dean, Faculty of Arts
University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan
Canada, S4S 0A2
fax 306.585.5368

Information about the department is available at Our collegial department is one where individual voices are heard and where personal contributions make a difference.

Academic enquiries may be addressed to the Department Head, Dr. Joseph Piwowar; tel. 306.585.5273;

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

The University of Regina is committed to achieving a representative workforce. Qualified diversity group members are encouraged to self-identify on their applications.