Resource and Environmental Management 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.

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Application deadline for all postings unless noted otherwise: 

Please submit completed application forms to the REM office or via email to reminfo@sfu.ca.

The appointment dates (duration) for the summer semester for all postings are: May 3, 2019 - August 30, 2019 unless otherwise noted.

Course # Location Closing Date TA/TM/Sessional (BUs if available)
REM 100
HCC 13 March, 2019

1 TA Position, pending enrolment (min 3.17 BUs)

Dates: May 3- June 24, 2019 (Intersession)

Qualifications: A strong background in sustainable resource management theory. Should be familiar with commons problems, the Canadian economy, as well as environmental challenges in energy, industry and urban development in Canada, and institutional and legal issues pertaining to Canada's environment, including those relevant to First Nations.

       
REM 100 Distance Education
11 March, 2019 1 Tutor Marker (min 3.17BUs); Qualifications: A strong background in sustainable resource management theory. Should be familiar with commons problems, the Canadian economy, as well as environmental challenges in energy, industry and urban development in Canada, and institutional and legal issues pertaining to Canada's environment, including those relevant to First Nations.
       
REM/SD 281 Bby
11 March, 2019

1 TAship,  (min 3.17 BUs); 

Appointment Dates: May 3 – June 24, 2019 (Intersession)

Qualifications: knowledge of the following topics: challenges and opportunities for developing sustainable communities and a sustainable world, through the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); an understanding of strengths and weaknesses of conventional approaches to development and of sustainable development; emphasis on urban areas in the Global North and Global South; experience in leading tutorials and grading undergraduate courses; Background in Sustainable Development, Community Planning, and/or International Development preferred   

       
REM 221 Harbour Centre 3 April, 2019

Sessional Instructor

Appointment Dates: May 3 – June 24, 2019 (Intersession)

Qualifications: ·      Graduate degree in a relevant field, PhD preferred

·      Experience teaching a quantitative (Q) course considered an asset

·      Experience with REM courses considered an asset

·      Demonstrated knowledge of system principles including: systems theory, defining systems, system types, feedbacks, factors influencing exponential growth, factors influencing logistic growth, interdependencies, complexity, systems thinking terminology, emergent properties of systems, analytical methods for predicting system behaviour

·      Experience applying and demonstrating how to use simple models to project and understand system function

·      Previous experience utilizing systems thinking tools (e.g. insightmaker.com, Stella, custom software) to facilitate learning in a lab environment considered an asset

·      Previous experience teaching systems thinking concepts, complex decision making, system dynamics, or other system disciplines

       
REM 100 Harbour Centre 8 April 2019

COURSE DESCRIPTION: This course provides students with an overview of global environmental change and its causes from a social science perspective, historically and at the present time. Population growth, an increasing ecological footprint and changes in ideology, social organization, economy and technology will be critically reviewed. New ways of thinking in natural and social science will be considered in relation to specific issues such as land, soil and food; energy, raw materials and solid waste; air pollution and transportation; water, oceans and fisheries; climate change; forestry and biodiversity; urbanization, and alternative futures. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Sessional Instructor

Appointment Dates: May 3 – June 24, 2019 (Intersession)

Qualifications:

·      Graduate degree, PhD preferred

·      Experience teaching REM 100

·      Experience with REM courses considered an asset

       
       
       
       
       
       

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