Earth Sciences Postings

These postings are updated by SFU's departments. Applicants should make sure that they can meet the departments' requirements and application deadlines. Please apply directly to the department where the job posting is located. Please check your department's job posting website as well.

SESSIONAL INSTRUCTOR - SPRING 2019

The Department invites applications for a Sessional Instructors -- Teaching Support Staff Union (TSSU)  

Course: EASC 313 Introduction to Soil and Rock Engineering

Location: Burnaby Campus

Duration:  January 2, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Reserve Sessional Instructor Positon:  Yes

Qualifications: A graduate degtree, preferably a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences/Geological Engineering or a closely related discipline with an empasis on Soil and Rock Engineering.  A good knowledge of current methods of soil and rock characterization in the field and laboratory with practical experience in aspects of slope stability, road design, foundations and underground excavations, with an emphasis in the resources sector.   Evidence of teaching ability commensurate with the responsibility of teaching the assigned credit course and to carry out the duties related to the effective conduct of that course.

Closing Date:  Monday, October 29th, 2018

*Reserve Sessional Instructor: As per the Collective Agreement, this posting is open to the public but Graduate students and Post Doctoral Fellows will have priority of appointment in the event they are qualified.

Course: EASC 403 Quaternary Geology

Location: Burnaby Campus

Duration:  January 2, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Qualifications:  A graduate degree, preferably in Earth Sciences or a closely related discipline with an empasis on Quaternary Geology.  Applicants should have practical experience in aspects of Quaternary Geology such as Quaternary stratigraphic and sedimentological studies, geochronology and reconstruction of environments of the past. Knowledge of stratigraphy of Soutwest British Columbia and Channeled Scablands considered an asset for scheduled fieldtrips.  Evidence of teaching ability commensurate with the responsibility of teaching the assigned credit course and to carry out the duties related to the effective conduct of that course.

Closing Date:  Monday, October 29th, 2018

Course: EASC 411 Terrain Analysis

Loction: Burnaby Campus

Duration: January 2, 2019 - April 30, 2019

Qualifications:   A graduate degree, perferably in Earth Sciences or a closely related discipline with an emphasis on Terrain Analysis.  Applicants should have practical experience in aspects of terrain analysis such as surficial geology and/or terrain mapping, applied or derivative mapping such as slope stability or earthquake hazard mapping, and knowledge of slope stability issues in the Canadian Cordillera. Evidence of teaching ability commensurate with the responsibility of teaching the assigned credit course and to carry out the duties related to the effective conduct of that course.

Closing Date:  Monday, October 29th, 2018

Applications for all positions are to be submitted online.  Click here for the Earth Sciences application form.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only successful applicants will be contacted.  Successful applicants shall receive written nofication no later than December 13th, 2018.  

For questions and inquiries, please contact the Manager, Academic and Administrative Services at 778.782.4779 or tvaisane@sfu.ca

SPRING 2019  ( TEACHING ASSISTANT (TA) / TUTOR MARKER (TM) POSITIONS --  TBA

Duration:  TBA

Application Deadline: TBA

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