Mount Allison University

306 17942
Position ID:MountA-AP4 [#17942]
Position Title: Tenure Track Geography & Environment
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Sackville, New Brunswick E4L 1E6, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Geography
Appl Deadline:2021/02/25 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/01/12, finished 2021/02/26, listed until 2021/07/12)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Geography and Environment at Mount Allison University invites applications for a full-time Tenure Track position in Planning and Community Climate Adaptation. The position will commence July 1st, 2021, at the rank of Assistant Professor, subject to budgetary approval.

Candidates will be able to teach the core planning courses, GENV 3531 (The Planning Process), GENV 4201 (Canadian Environmental Planning and Management), and GENV 4521 (Seminar in Community Planning Research) and be able to pursue an active research agenda involving community climate change adaptation in a Canadian context. Applicants should have a demonstrated understanding of interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary research approaches and evidence of community engagement in research, such as community-based participatory research and participatory action research.

Job Requirements • PhD degree in a related area, such as Geography, Environmental Studies or Environmental Science; • Demonstrated excellence in developing, resourcing, and conducting social science research with an emphasis on community-based methodologies; • Demonstrated interdisciplinary skills in research and teaching with a focus on enhancing community resilience, through such lenses as climate change science and policy, environmental or community planning, or sustainability studies; • A willingness to involve undergraduate students in their research program, and a demonstrated record of teaching that demonstrates a passion for experiential learning, interactive methodologies, application of theory and concepts to current real-world issues, and high student engagement. Ideal candidates will also have an aptitude for, and experience with, knowledge mobilization and interaction with community networks. Completed applications will include the following: • A cover letter; • An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae; • A statement of teaching experience, particularly how it prepares them to teaching Departmental planning courses; • A statement of research interests; • Names and contact information for three references.

The deadline for applications is February 25, 2021

Applications are being managed through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17942 and should be submitted to that site, not by email.

Questions should be directed to:

Dr. David Lieske Chair of the Search Committee Department of Geography and Environment Mount Allison University dlieske@mta.ca

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.


Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
www.mta.ca
 
67 York Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1E6

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