The Department of Geography at The University of British Columbia (UBC)
Vancouver campus invites applications for a tenure-track position at the
rank of Assistant Professor to enhance existing departmental strengths in
geospatial science and physical geography (biogeography, climatology,
geomorphology, and hydrology). In addition to having a substantive research
specialization within physical geography, the ideal candidate will have
demonstrated research excellence and excellence (or potential for
excellence) in teaching in one or more of the following: digital terrain
analysis, remote sensing, geospatial data visualization, citizen science,
and spatial statistics. The successful candidate will be expected to
maintain an active program of research, publishing, graduate and
undergraduate teaching, and to participate fully in graduate supervision,
departmental service, events and initiatives. 

The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2017, or January 1,
2018. The closing date for applications is November 20, 2016. Applicants
should have a Ph.D. (or provide solid indication of imminent completion) in
physical geography or strongly related natural science field. Post-doctoral
experience would be an asset.

Applicants must apply through the UBC faculty careers website, (Job ID: 24706). They must upload (in
the following order): a cover letter or letter of application; a curriculum
vitae that lists the names and contact information for three referees;
statements of research and teaching interests; a statement identifying their
contributions, or potential contributions, to diversity, along with their
ability to work with a culturally international student body; a publication
sample; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Only complete applications
will be considered by the search committee. Questions may be directed to the
chair of the search committee, Dr. Dan Moore,

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This
position is subject to final budgetary approval.

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UBC hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and
diversity within its community. We especially welcome applications from
visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with
disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities,
and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse
communities. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

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