Environmental Science/Sustainability

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DAL  

Position Title Part-Time Academic (Lab Insructor for ERTH 3500 & ERTH 4530)
Posting Number PTAP957P
Department/Unit Earth & Environmental Sciences
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
POSITION: Part-Time Academic for ERTH 3500.03 – Geoscience Information Management for the fall term & ERTH 4530.03 – Environmental Remote Sensing (September 1 – December 31) of 2021/2022. Please see academic timetable at dal.ca for current course days, times, and locations.
DEPARTMENT/LOCATION: Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences, Halifax (Studley) Campus
WORK ASSIGNMENT: The instructor will be responsible for the delivery of four lab section components (1 x ERTH 4530, 3 x ERTH 3500) the listed courses. The Part-time Academic will be responsible for delivering prepared workshops, monitoring / responding to discussion board posts, grading weekly workshop submissions, as well as coordinating any additional Teaching Assistants assigned to these courses. The candidate will work closely with and take direction from the primary course instructor (Dr. Christopher Greene) for planning, development, and delivery of these courses. Detailed course description are available in the Undergraduate Calendar (dal.ca) under Earth & Environmental Sciences.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position
Minimum of a Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (e.g., Geography, Geology, Earth Sciences, Environmental Science,) with specific expertise in geographic information science and remote sensing (both theory and application). Relevant teaching experience will be considered an asset.
Salary Range/Pay Rate Per CUPE Collective Agreement
Additional Information
All offers of employment as a Part-Time Academic are conditional upon sufficient student enrolment in the course and approval by the University. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.
Term of appointment September – December 2021
Open Date 07/21/2021
Close Date 08/03/2021
Open Until Filled
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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Résumé / Curriculum Vitae (CV)

 

SMU

CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: ENVS 1200 ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES

LABORATORY

Department: Department of Environmental Science

Semester: Fall 2021 (September 08 – December 21)

Schedule: REMOTE (Online) LABORATORY  Tuesdays 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm       

Academic Calendar Description:

This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to environmental science. Students consider scientific methods, the scale and magnitude of environmental variables, societal pathways and impediments to solving environmental problems, and critical thinking about environmental issues. Topics include: hypothesis testing, social and scientific causation, linear and non-linear processes, temporal and spatial scales, feedback cycles, biodegradation and accumulation, and the social and organizational context of environmental activities.

Additional Details:

LAB only. The lecture section of this course is posted separately. 

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess at least a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science or a related field. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated relevant teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course preparation and teaching, course-related student advising, and preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. The course will use remote delivery for all the laboratory sessions. Experience with this method would be considered an asset (this does not override precedence).

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to:  envs@smu.ca 

Application Deadline: Friday, June 25, 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: ENVS 1200 ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES

LECTURES

Department: Department of Environmental Science

Semester: Fall 2021 (September 8 – December 21)

Schedule: Remote (Online) Lectures Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00am – 11:15am       

Academic Calendar Course Description: 

This course is an interdisciplinary introduction to environmental science. Students consider scientific methods, the scale and magnitude of environmental variables, societal pathways and impediments to solving environmental problems, and critical thinking about environmental issues. Topics include: hypothesis testing, social and scientific causation, linear and non-linear processes, temporal and spatial scales, feedback cycles, biodegradation and accumulation, and the social and organizational context of environmental activities.

Additional Details:

LECTURES only. The lab section of this course is posted separately.

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess at least a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science or a related field. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated relevant teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course preparation and teaching, course-related student advising, and preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. The course will use remote delivery for the lectures. Experience with this method would be considered an asset (this does not override precedence).

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

 

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: envs@smu.ca  

Application Deadline: Friday, June 25, 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor

Course: ENVS 2200 INTRODUCTION TO ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

LABORATORY

Department: Department of Environmental Science

Semester: Fall 2021 (September 08 – December 21)

Schedule: REMOTE (Online) LABORATORY Mondays 2:30 – 5:30 pm

Academic Calendar Course Description

Students examine human impacts on the environment and ecosystems, locally and internationally, through the medium of case studies, discussions, readings, critical analysis assignments, and practical lab applications. Students will practice biological and environmental sampling techniques, complete a research project, and participate in field trips.

Additional Details:

LAB only.

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess at least a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science or a related field. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated relevant teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include: lab preparation; in-lab instruction; supervision of students and any TAs; lab-related student advising during office hours; preparation and evaluation of all lab-related student assessments and assignments; collaboration and consultation with the lecture instructor (when the lecturer is someone other than the lab instructor) and ENVS Technician; and demonstrated compliance with all safety and other relevant policies and procedures.  The course will use remote delivery for all the laboratory sessions.

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a cover letter, CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness).

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: envs@smu.ca

Application Deadline: Friday, June 25, 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor 

Course: ENVS 3310 FIELD COURSE IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE: 

FOREST ECOSYSTEM CLASSIFICATION

Department: Department of Environmental Science

Semester: FALL 2021 (Sept. 8 – Dec. 21) + Field Component (Aug. 30 – Sep. 3)

Schedule: FIELD COMPONENT  Aug 30-Sept 3  9:30 am – 4:30 pm

LECTURES  (On Campus) ALTERNATING FRIDAYS  10:00 am – 12:45 pm

 Academic Calendar Course Description: 

Field courses are unique learning opportunities designed to bring theory to life in a natural setting. Normally double lectures held every second week during the regular semester are coupled with an intensive field component in spring or summer. Topics can vary with season and instructor expertise. 

Additional Details:

This course fulfills the field course requirement for Environmental Science Majors, however this course is open to non-ENVS students with the appropriate prerequisites. 

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess at least a Master’s degree in Environmental Science or a related field. Teaching experience at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, and FEC certification, would be an asset. The preferred applicant will have demonstrated relevant classroom teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include: preparation of lectures and field sessions according to the accepted department curriculum; course-related student advising; preparation and evaluation of all student assessments; liaising with the ENVS Chair, ENVS Secretary, ENVS Lab Technician and Science Safety Advisor to ensure all safety protocols and departmental procedures for field courses are accurately followed and in compliance with all applicable policies; coordination of local and off-campus field trips (including transportation). Health and safety are Saint Mary’s University’s highest priority, and therefore the course may have to use remote delivery for some or all of the lectures. Experience with this method would be considered an asset (this does not override precedence).

Remuneration: Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness). 

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: envs@smu.ca

Application Deadline: Friday, June 25, 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Posting for Part-Time Instructor 

Course: ENVS 4440 ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

LECTURE 

Department: Department of Environmental Science

Semester: Winter 2022 (January 10, 2022 – April 26, 2022)

Schedule: Remote (Online) LECTURES Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:30-9:45 a.m.

Academic Calendar Course Description: This course focuses on environmental and natural resource policy in Canada and the world. Attention is paid to all scales at which policy is developed – local, provincial, national and international. The process of policy making is examined, including aspects of legislation and regulations, participatory and stakeholder approaches, and conflict resolution. Interactions between policy, management measures and compliance are explored, including the role of standards and environmental management systems, and the circumstances under which organizations and businesses comply with regulations concerning environmental impacts and natural resource use.

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess at least a Master’s degree in Environmental Science or a related field. The preferred applicant will have demonstrated relevant teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset. 

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course preparation and teaching, course-related student advising, and preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Health and safety are Saint Mary’s University’s highest priority, and therefore the course may have to use remote delivery for some or all of the lectures. Experience with this method would be considered an asset (this does not override precedence).

Remuneration: 

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness). 

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: envs@smu.ca

Application Deadline: Friday, June 25, 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


CUPE 3912 Job Postings for Part-Time Instructors 

Course: ENVS 4499 SEMINAR IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

LECTURE (FULL YEAR COURSE)

Department: Department of Environmental Science

Semesters: Fall 2021 through Winter 2022

Schedule: Hybrid LECTURES Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00 am – 11:15 am

Academic Calendar http://www.smu.ca/academics/academic-calendar.html

Course Description:

The course deals with selected topics in environmental science. Specific topics vary depending on current issues, new developments, availability of speakers and the interests of students and instructor.

Qualifications:

Applicants must possess at least a Master’s degree in Environmental Science or a related field. The preferred applicant will have demonstrated relevant teaching experience and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course preparation and teaching, course-related student advising, and preparation and evaluation of all student assessments. Health and safety are Saint Mary’s University’s highest priority, and therefore the course may have to use remote delivery for some or all of the lectures. Experience with this method would be considered an asset (this does not override precedence).

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply: 

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness). 

Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: envs@smu.ca

Application Deadline: Friday, June 25, 2021

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

 


Course:            ENVS 3460.2 Indigenous Experience & Environmental Impact

Department:     Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science, Saint Mary’s University.

Semester:         Winter 2021 (January 6, 2021 – April 20, 2021)

Schedule:         Online Lectures: Monday and Wednesday, 1:00 pm – 2:15pm

Course Description:

Students will examine the Indigenous Experience in relation to Environmental Assessments (EA) using a case study approach. The degree to which Indigenous Peoples participate in the EA process will be discussed. The potential challenges and shortcomings of the EA process will be investigated in projects that are currently under consideration or ones that have already been approved (e.g., mines, dams for energy generation, etc.). Gaps in the current environmental legislation will be identified and explored. Course discussions will be enriched and supplemented by guest speakers representing the experiences and expertise of Indigenous Peoples.

Prerequisite information:

A minimum of 45 credit hours.

Qualifications:

The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Environmental Science or a related field. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, is essential. Established relationships with Indigenous Community Partners is necessary.

Duties:

Duties and responsibilities include course preparation and online teaching, arranging for guest speakers who represent Indigenous Peoples’ experiences in environmental matters, course-related student advising, and preparation and evaluation of all student assessments

Remuneration:

Remuneration is in accordance with the Collective Agreement between Saint Mary’s University and CUPE 3912

How to Apply:

Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty colleagues on the Saint Mary’s precedence list. Applicants who currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a cover letter and a C.V. Applicants who do not currently hold a part-time teaching appointment at Saint Mary’s University should submit a complete application (including a CV, proof of academic credentials, name and contact information of three referees, and any evidence of teaching effectiveness). Submissions are made as a single PDF file sent directly via email to: Dr. Cristian Suteanu, Chair, Department of Environmental Science, Saint Mary’s University using the address below.

envs@smu.ca 

Application deadline: Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University encourages applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.