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: 24 July, 2017

The appointment dates (duration) for the Fall semester for all postings are: September 1, 2017 - December 22, 2017.

Course # Location Closing Date TA/TM/Sessional (BUs if available)
REM 321 Bby 24 July, 2017

Sessional Instructor; Qualifications:

• PhD in economics and policy or a closely related area, evidenced by a current CV (curriculum vitae)
• Completion of REM 621 or equivalent graduate course in ecological economics
• Interdisciplinary training in ecological economics, public and environmental policy, and some background in ecology or other physical sciences
• Demonstrated research expertise in ecological economics topics, including market equilibrium (supply and demand), market failures, defining and measuring sustainability (weak and strong), social cost-benefit-analysis, valuation of environmental quality, policy analysis, and resource economics for renewables and non-renewables
• Demonstrated understanding of the strengths and critiques of the above concepts in ecological and environmental economics
• Prior teaching experience in REM is considered an asset
• Prior teaching experience with an interdisciplinary student base is an asset
• Experience mentoring and advising students is considered an asset

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