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All Postings Close: T22 March, 2018


Course # Location Closing Date TA / TM / Sessional
SD 499-4 Harbour Centre
March 22

Sessional Instructor

This course explores a specific topic within the field of sustainable development, not covered by regularly scheduled, required courses in the program. For the Intercession 2018, the
program would like to offer a course on the topic of Sustainable Cities/ Urban Sustainability. The focus should be on Canada, but examples and concepts from other parts of the world may be included.

Course Format: The course is run in a seminar format, two times per week for four hours each, over a 6 week period.


1. Completion of a PhD is expected. ABD candidates will be considered.
2. Knowledge of the topics outlined in the course description.
3. Evidence of teaching experience related to this topic.
4. Practitioner experience in urban sustainability is preferred.

Please submit your formal application to by March 22, 2018, including the following:
• An application letter outlining your qualifications and interests with specific reference to the course description.
• Current curriculum vitae.
• One-page description of the proposed topic and sample content for the course





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