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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITION – ONE-YEAR LIMITED TERM (non-tenured) - PHYSICS AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE

Dalhousie University

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITION – ONE-YEAR LIMITED TERM (non-tenured)
(1.0 FTE; July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020)

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCE

This is a one-year, Limited-Term appointment in the Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science at Dalhousie University. This position is funded 75% through the Faculty of Science, and 25% through the College of Sustainability. The position is intended to commence on July 1, 2019.

The primary responsibility of the successful candidate will be to organize and coordinate all course lectures and related laboratory components associated with three half-credit and one full credit Physics courses (PHYC/OCEA/GEOG 2800.03 Climate Change; PHYC 2310.03 Energy and the Environment; PHYC 4570.03 Atmospheric Radiative Transfer; and ECON/PHYC 2850.06 Science and Economics of Climate Change. ECON/PHYC 2850.06 is co-taught with a member from the Economics Department), as well as one half-credit College of Sustainability course (SUST 1001.03 A Sustainable Future).

Duties include all aspects of instruction, including the preparation of teaching materials and lecture notes, delivering lectures, overseeing TAs, performing students’ assessments, coordination of effective and available office hours, invigilation of exams, marking and submitting final grades.

Applicants should have a PhD in Physics and proven experience teaching in a university setting. Excellent communication and proficient computer skills are necessary.

Applications are to be submitted by email, by May 31, 2019, to the Search Committee, Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science, Dalhousie University, PO Box 15000, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2 (email: heather.ann.jennex@dal.ca). Applications must include a summary of previous teaching experience, statement of teaching interest, curriculum vitae, evaluations received in previously taught university courses, and three confidential letters of reference forwarded under separate cover by the referees. Applications must also include a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid.

Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2019.

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

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The University encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.