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Instructor, Geography

University of Winnipeg

The Department of Geography at The University of Winnipeg invites motivated and enthusiastic candidates to apply for a twelve-month term appointment at the rank of Instructor. The ideal candidate must hold a minimum of a master’s degree in Geography or a related discipline at the time of appointment. Candidates should have broad training in earth system processes. The successful applicant will be required to instruct courses and laboratory sections in earth sciences, geomorphology and arctic environments.

The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on February 17, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled; full consideration is assured for applications received by Friday, February 14, 2020. Subject to budgetary approval, this position will commence on July 1, 2020. Salary levels will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants are requested to submit a complete application that will include (all documents in PDF):
• a cover letter
• a current curriculum vitae
• a teaching philosophy statement
• evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, which could include formal student evaluations of teaching, informal testimonials from students, and/or a teaching dossier

Applicants must submit all of the above materials through The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system (

Candidates should also arrange to have two letters of reference e-mailed directly to:
Dr. Christopher Storie, Chair
Department of Geography

The Department of Geography at the University of Winnipeg is committed to fostering a positive learning environment for undergraduate students. We endeavor to actively engage our students in research projects and field work experiences. Housed in the Faculty of Science, Geography offers bachelor’s degrees in Arts and Science and contributes to the degree programs of many of departments on campus.

The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

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