Lecturer or Assistant Professor - Geomatics

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Posting #:F 03/2013
Posted:Feb 22, 2013
Employment Status:Probationary Tenure-Track
Faculty:Faculty of Social Sciences
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Job Summary

The Department of Geography invites applications for a probationary tenure-track appointment in Geomatics, subject to final budgetary approval, at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, effective July 1, 2013. We are seeking a specialist in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) with a background in Physical Geography. The successful candidate is expected to participate in the concentration in Geomatics and engage in research that compliments current faculty interests.


Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Geography or a related discipline, or be close to completion, and must demonstrate strong research potential and successful teaching.


Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae; a statement outlining teaching and research interests, including evidence of research potential and successful teaching; a writing sample; and a statement of teaching philosophy to: Dr. Phillip Gordon Mackintosh, Chair, Department of Geography, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada L2S 3A1. Electronic submissions, either by Fax (905-688-6369) or Email (vwagg@brocku.ca) must be followed by a hard copy. Applicants must also arrange for three academic reference letters to be submitted directly by the referees.

While the deadline for application submission is April 15, 2013, review of applications will continue until the position is filled. All applicants will receive confirmation of receipt of their application, but only short-listed applicants will be contacted for interviews.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Brock University is actively committed to diversity and the principles of Employment Equity and invites applications from all qualified candidates. Women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, and people with disabilities are especially encouraged to apply and to voluntarily self identify as a member of a designated group as part of their application. Candidates who wish to be considered as a member of one or more designated groups should fill out the Self-Identification Form available at http://brocku.ca/webfm_send/20927 and include the completed form with their application. More information on Brock University can be found on the University’s website www.brocku.ca.