Sessional Positions (Summer 2020)

REM 100 Global Change – Sessional Instructor
Location:
Harbour Centre (Vancouver) Campus
Instructor:
TBD
Dates:
April 30, 2020 – August 26, 2020 (Summer Term)
Lecture:
Tuesday, 2:30 pm to 4:20 pm
Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in a relevant field, PhD preferred
  • Experience teaching REM 100
  • Experience teaching REM courses considered an asset

REM 100 Global Change – Course Supervisor
Location:
Distance Education
Instructor:
TBD
Dates:
April 30, 2020 – August 26, 2020 (Summer Term)
Qualifications:

  • Graduate degree in a relevant field, PhD preferred
  • Experience teaching REM 100
  • Experience teaching REM courses considered an asset
  • Experience supervising CODE courses preferred

SD/REM 281 Sustainable Communities, Sustainable World – Sessional Instructor
Location:
Burnaby Campus
Instructor:
TBD
Appointment Dates:
May 3, 2020 to June 29, 2020 (Intersession)
Lectures:
Tuesday and Thursday, 10:30 am to 12:20 pm
Qualifications:

  • Graduate Degree, PhD preferred.
  • 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 teaching undergraduate courses;
  • Background in Sustainable Development, Community Planning, and/or International Development preferred

REM/PLAN 319 Environmental and Planning Law – Sessional Instructor
Location: 
Harbour Centre (Vancouver) Campus
Instructor: 
TBD
Dates:
April 30, 2020 – August 26, 2020 (Summer Term)
Lecture:
Monday, 5:30 pm to 8:20 pm
Qualifications:

  • Canadian law degree (LL.B./J.D).
  • Certification as a Registered Professional Planner (RPP) is desirable.
  • Requires extensive knowledge of environmental, planning and land use law in British Columbia.
  • Experience as a practicing lawyer in B.C.
  • Teaching experience is desirable.

SD/REM 381 Building Sustainable Communities: Concepts and Cases – Sessional Instructor
Location:
Harbour Centre (Vancouver) Campus
Instructor:
TBD
Appointment Dates:
April 30, 2020 to August 26, 2020 (Summer Term)
Lectures:
Wednesday, 5:30 pm to 9:20 pm
Qualifications:

  • Graduate Degree, PhD preferred.
  • Knowledge of the following topics:
    • Engages students in understanding how to plan and cultivate sustainability at the community and city level, taking into consideration the environmental, economic, and social aspects of development.
    • Explores and analyzes policy instruments, planning tools, and strategies from around the world for engaging people and institutions in building sustainable communities.
  • Relevant experience in teaching / research related to the principles, policies and practices Sustainable Community Development and/or Sustainable Cities and/or Urban Planning or related topics.
  • Experience with experiential and /or case-based learning preferred.

Evidence of teaching experience and excellence (i.e., student reviews, other references)

To Apply:
Please submit your formal application (including the documents listed below) by the deadline to the REM office or via e-mail to reminfo@sfu.ca.

  1. Please indicate the course(s) you are most interested in by order of preference.
  2. An application letter outlining your qualifications and interests with specific reference to the course description.
  3. A current curriculum vitae.
  4. A selection of students reviews from previous courses taught.
  5. The names and phone numbers of two references familiar with your professional experience.
  6. If submitting electronically, please include your name in all document names (i.e. jdoe_appl.doc, jdoe_refs.doc, jdoe_cv.doc, jdoe_course.doc).

Evaluation of the adequacy of these qualifications is at the Chair’s/Director’s discretion.
Closing Date: March 23rd, 2020

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