University of Alberta

Term Lab Instructor - Geomorphology

AUG Sciences

Competition No.  -    A105633758
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

This position is located in Camrose, Alberta.

The Department of Science at the University of Alberta’s Augustana Campus invites applications for a term lab instructor position in geomorphology. This position involves responsibility for the teaching of one laboratory section in the 2018 Winter term. The corresponding course component is listed as AUGEO 230 Geomorphology, and serves as an introduction to geomorphology.  Student enrollment typically consists of Environmental Science majors (majority) and other science majors.

For the 2018 Winter semester, the one laboratory section is scheduled for Tuesdays, 2:15 PM – 5:15 PM and will cover an 11-week term (24-Jan-2018 to 16-Apr-2018).

The University’s Augustana Campus enrolls over 1000 students in baccalaureate degree programs on a scenic residential campus in the city of Camrose, 90 km southeast of Edmonton. Augustana is committed to building on its reputation for rigorous, high-quality teaching in the tradition of the liberal arts and sciences, and, in doing so, providing a distinctive undergraduate academic experience for students within one of Canada’s leading universities. Augustana is the only Canadian member of the 25-member Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges: an alliance in support of superior, accessible higher education. For information about Augustana and particular programs, please visit:

The successful candidate will be expected to hold a minimum of a Master’s degree in Earth Science, Geography, Environmental Science, or a related field and will preferably have recent experience in university teaching at the undergraduate level.  This position is in accordance with the Academic Teaching Staff (ATS) Agreement, and has an appointment from January 1, 2018 to April 30, 2018.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, copies of relevant certifications, and the names and contact information of at least two academic references. Inquiries concerning this position should be directed to Dr. Peter Berg, Chair of Science at  Review of applications will begin September 25, 2017, however, the competition will remain open until filled.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.