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Lecturer - University of Waterloo

The Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo invites applications for a three-year definite-term Lecturer appointment, with the possibility of renewal as a Continuing Lecturer, in the Faculty of Environment, with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2017, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must demonstrate excellence in teaching, combined with deep expertise in one or more area of environmental studies. The candidate must have a PhD at the time of hire and should have taught at least one university course as the instructor of record. The successful candidate will have the ability to teach core undergraduate courses in the Faculty of Environment, such as environmental issues, human ecology, and sustainability practice, to large/varied audiences, both in-class and online. There is also an expectation that the successful candidate will periodically teach international block courses. The successful candidate will be appointed as a regular member of the Faculty and will be expected to teach up to six courses annually, one of which may be a senior undergraduate or graduate-level course related to their area of expertise. There is also an opportunity for service commitments related to undergraduate curriculum planning and student engagement.

The closing date for receipt of applications is July 15, 2017. Applications must include a cover letter, a 1-page single-spaced statement of the applicant's approach to teaching and learning (with evidence of initiatives and outcomes), a curriculum vitae and the names (with contact information) of three referees. The first stage in the review of applicants will be based on the cover letter, teaching statement and C.V. Referees will be contacted for those who are being considered in the second stage of the review.

Applications should be sent to:

Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies,
Faculty of Environment
Brendon Larson

Expires On: 2017-07-15