Instructor I or II, Department of Earth Sciences
University of Manitoba
Instructor I or II
Position number 33651
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Manitoba
Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources
The Department of Earth Sciences seeks a candidate with a commitment to excellence in teaching. The position is a full-time appointment at the rank of Instructor I or II, dependent upon qualifications and experience and can commence as early as June 30, 2024. The duties of the position includes teaching up to six 3-credit hour courses per year. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualification.
Minimum qualifications are a Master’s degree in Earth/Geological Sciences, standing (or eligibility for standing) as P.Geo. in the province of Manitoba and have a minimum of three years industry experience. The successful candidate must have expertise to develop and teach courses in mineral resource development (GEOL 4380) and geoscientific communications (GEOL 3130). Being able to contribute to field courses and first year teaching are also desirable.
The Department of Earth Sciences, housed on the banks of the Red River, provides an exciting environment for teaching and research. The Department is home to 11 tenured and tenure-track faculty members and four teaching instructors in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, and offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs in Geology, Environmental Geoscience and Geophysics. It has a well-established national and international research reputation with strengths in mineralogy, geochemistry, sedimentology, paleontology, geophysics, and environmental geosciences. The department and Material Institute of Manitoba have over $10 million of equipment housed in major, multi-user laboratories. To learn more about the University of Manitoba and the Department of Earth Sciences please visit https://umanitoba.ca/environment-earth-resources/earth-sciences
Applications, addressed to Chair of Search Committee Instructor I-II, must be sent electronically, as a single pdf file, by January 5th, 2024 to Jennifer Hollar, Department of Earth Sciences, at Jennifer.Hollar@umanitoba.ca. Applications should include: a cover letter outlining specific interests in the position, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests. Please refer to position # 33651 in the application and have three letters of reference sent directly to Jennifer Hollar. Review of applications will begin immediately after.
Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba). Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
The University of Manitoba is committed to the principles of equity, diversity & inclusion and to promoting opportunities in hiring, promotion and tenure (where applicable) for systemically marginalized groups who have been excluded from full participation at the University and the larger community including Indigenous Peoples, women, racialized persons, persons with disabilities and those who identify as 2SLGBTQIA+ (Two Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, questioning, intersex, asexual and other diverse sexual identities). All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.
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