Faculty of Environment
Bioanthropologist or Archaeologist - Limited Term Assistant Professor
The Department of Archaeology at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a three-year Limited Term Assistant Professor position (with possibility for renewal and/or opportunity to apply for the position if it is approved as a tenure-track position) specialising in bioanthropology or environmental archaeology, beginning 1 January 2013.
We seek an individual with an established research programme in bioanthropology or environmental archaeology as well as proven ability to publish results and secure research funding. The bioanthropologist must have expertise in human osteology, with specialization in forensics preferred. The environmental archaeologist requires expertise in archaeological science or quantitative applications, with a focus on human-environmental interactions.
Regional area of specialization is open. The successful applicant must demonstrate potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate level, including general archaeology courses as well as upper division courses in human osteology or environmental archaeology. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.
Applications should include a Curriculum Vitae, the names and addresses of three academic referees, and a written statement of research and teaching goals. Applications or inquiries should be directed to:
Dr. Catherine D’Andrea
Chair, Department of Archaeology
Simon Fraser University
Burnaby, B.C., V5A 1S6
The closing date for application submission is 1 August 2012.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. This position is subject to budgetary approval.
Under the authority of the University Act, personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further information see the Collection Notice.
Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Avalanche Hazards Research & Management
The School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada) seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Avalanche Hazards Research and Management. Final authorization for this position is contingent on the candidate being successful in his/her application to NSERC. Therefore, the successful candidate will qualify and meet the criteria for a NSERC Industry Research Chair and will develop a program of research and teaching with the goal to improve avalanche safety.
Resource and Environmental Management is a dynamic graduate school in which both social and natural scientists apply multi-disciplinary approaches to research in resource and environmental management.
Suitable candidates will have:
(1) a Ph.D. in environmental or earth science and a strong research interest in the application of avalanche science to policy, management and human dimensions.
(2) a strong quantitative focus, such as in the areas of physical hazards, risk and decision analysis, risk communication, spatial analysis, and relevant social science techniques.
(3) an ability to guide research and teaching in a diverse, multi-disciplinary environment involving collaboration between natural and social scientists. The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses, supervise graduate students, and conduct research. Relevant teaching experience is desirable.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Simon Fraser University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including visible minorities, aboriginal people, and persons with disabilities. Please note that this position is contingent upon available funding and is subject to final approval by the Board of Governors. The expected start date is June 1, 2014.
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on September 30, 2013. It is important that we receive all application materials, including letters of reference, at the time of application. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Applicants should send a Curriculum Vitae, statement of research vision, samples of relevant reprints, and immediately request three confidential letters of recommendation* from referees. Letters can be sent directly to:
Dr. Frank Gobas, Director
School of Resource and Environmental Management,
Simon Fraser University
8888 University Drive
Burnaby, B.C., CANADA V5A 1S6
TEL: 778-782-3074; FAX: 778-782-4968
For more information, visit: http://www.rem.sfu.ca/.
* Under the authority of the University Act personal information that is required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see the Collection Notice.