SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY
ASSISTANT PROFESSORSHIP IN SURFACE WATER HYDROLOGY
The Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University, in Burnaby, British Columbia, invites applications for a tenure-track position in surface water hydrology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will begin 1 August 2019.
The ideal candidate will have expertise in surface water hydrology that integrates field hydrology with numerical modelling, Earth observation, and/or statistical hydrology. Their research focus could range from small-basins to big-river scale and may include ecohydrology. They will build an externally-funded research program that complements and contributes to our research strengths in the water sciences and global environmental change. The successful candidate will have demonstrated excellence in research, and the clear promise of excellence in teaching, and will pursue collaboration across campus and beyond. They will develop an effective graduate training program, teach graduate and undergraduate courses in hydrology and other courses in the Physical Geography program. We seek candidates who will contribute positively and constructively to the department work environment and will participate in community building and collegial governance.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents of Canada will be given priority. Simon Fraser University, located in Metro Vancouver, is an equity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, Indigenous Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the university. All positions are subject to availability of funding and approval by the SFU Board of Governors.
Applicants must have completed a Ph.D. at the time they apply for the position. Candidates should submit a single pdf including a cover letter (with explicit statement of citizenship and/or residency status) explaining their interest in the position, a research statement outlining their achievements and a future research plan as they relate to the position and departmental research foci, a curriculum vitae, and a one page statement of teaching experience and philosophy. They should arrange for three letters of reference to accompany their application. Applications should be submitted by webform at https://www.sfu.ca/geography/opportunities-in-geography/posting-faculty-swh/main-application-form.html. References should be submitted by webform at https://www.sfu.ca/geography/opportunities-in-geography/posting-faculty-swh/file-upload-reference.html. The deadline for applications is 22 February 2019. If you have any questions, please contact the Search Committee’s secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Search Committee chair:
Professor Tracy Brennand
Department of Geography
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, BC, V5A 1S6
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