Geography

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SMU  

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Saint Mary’s University invites applications from part-time instructors to teach the following undergraduate courses being offered in the Winter Term of the 2021-22 academic year.

DEADLINE to submit is end of day on Monday September 27, 2021.

RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement 

WINTER 2022

GEOG 1100.2A
Global Perspectives on Land and Life

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                   10-JAN-22  –  26-APR-22

Scheduled Timeslot:           Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30 – 3:45 PM 

An introduction to the world and its major regions, focusing on traits, processes, and geographical patterns which give regions their distinctive character. These elements are derived from the complex interrelationships between human activity and the environment. Regional case studies may include: Europe, monsoon Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and others.

 

GEOG 1100.2B
Global Perspectives on Land and Life

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                   10-JAN-22  –  26-APR-22

Scheduled Timeslot:           Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 – 11:15 AM 

An introduction to the world and its major regions, focusing on traits, processes, and geographical patterns which give regions their distinctive character. These elements are derived from the complex interrelationships between human activity and the environment. Regional case studies may include: Europe, monsoon Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and others.

 

GEOG 1200.2A
People, Place & Environment

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                   10-JAN-22  –  26-APR-22

Scheduled Timeslot:           Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:15 AM 

This course introduces environmental geography through an integrative approach that explores how humans have impacted and been impacted by earth’s physical systems. Human linkages with the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and solid earth will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on geographical problems and interaction between humans and environment of varying scales in order to better understand the complexity of our natural world. Where appropriate, case studies will be used to highlight specific methods of geographical analysis.

 

GEOG 1200.2B
People, Place & Environment

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                   10-JAN-22  –  26-APR-22

Scheduled Timeslot:        Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM 

This course introduces environmental geography through an integrative approach that explores how humans have impacted and been impacted by earth’s physical systems. Human linkages with the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and solid earth will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on geographical problems and interaction between humans and environment of varying scales in order to better understand the complexity of our natural world. Where appropriate, case studies will be used to highlight specific methods of geographical analysis.

 

GEOG 1200.2WW
People, Place & Environment

WEB-BASED COURSE                                      10-JAN-22  –  26-APR-22

This course introduces environmental geography through an integrative approach that explores how humans have impacted and been impacted by earth’s physical systems. Human linkages with the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and solid earth will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on geographical problems and interaction between humans and environment of varying scales in order to better understand the complexity of our natural world. Where appropriate, case studies will be used to highlight specific methods of geographical analysis.

 

GEOG 2343.2 (and GEOG 2343.2L)
Weather and Climate

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                         10-JAN-22  –  26-APR-22

Scheduled Timeslots: Class: Mondays and Wednesdays  1:00 – 2:15 PM

                                      Lab: Mondays  2:30 – 5:29 PM

 

Students investigate weather and climate systems on Earth across a wide range of spatial and temporal scales. Topics include: the atmosphere, energy balances, microclimates, regional weather, and global climate processes. Applied meteorology and climatology will also be covered, including adaptation and mitigation strategies for severe events.

 

GEOG 2386.2 (and GEOG 2386.2L)
Introduction to Mapping and Geographical Information Systems

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                    10-JAN-22  –  26-APR-22

Scheduled Timeslots: Class: Tuesdays and Thursdays  1:00 – 2:15 PM

                                      Lab: Thursdays  2:30 – 5:29 PM

 

Students are introduced to the critical design, compilation and construction of maps as a medium for communication and research. Issues surrounding data acquisition, online data sources and data quality is explored. Fundamental concepts and components of geographical information systems (GIS) are introduced using an experiential learning framework, merging theory and practice.

 

GEOG 3004.2

Geography and Environmental Studies in Practice

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                    10-JAN-22  –  26-APR-22

Scheduled Timeslot:               Mondays and Wednesdays  1:00 – 2:15 PM

 

Students explore how geography and environmental studies is practiced and applied beyond the classroom. This professional development course is based on the principle of experiential learning while examining how our discipline is applied in the real world. In addition to class discussions and guest lectures, 15 volunteer service learning hours throughout the term outside the classroom will be required with non-profit, for-profit, private sector or government agencies.

 

GEOG 4432.2/5632.2

Social Geography of the City

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                   10-JAN-22  –  26-APR-22

Scheduled Timeslot:          Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:15 AM

The location of residential areas in cities, and the differentiation and segregation of those areas by income, occupation, race, ethnic status, and religion are examined. Emphasis is placed on the historical evolution of social patterns, on the link between social areas and the physical fabric of the city, on competition between groups for amenity locations and facilities, and on the conflicts over noxious facilities.

 

PLEASE NOTE

For web-based courses: 

  • The preferred applicant will have developed the advertised course through The Studio at Saint Mary’s and will have taught web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level.

For all of the above:

  • The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or related discipline.
  • Experience teaching at the university level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset.
  • Experience teaching in an online/remote delivery format, using features contained in a learning management system (e.g. D2L Brightspace), would also be an asset.
  • Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies 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 offerings, teaching terms, delivery modes, and days and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course due to insufficient enrolment.
  • Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty currently appointed to teach in the Department.  For other qualified applicants, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations, and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to your teaching ability.
  • Applications should be sent via email to: 


Dr. Jason Grek-Martin

Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3

Email: geography@smu.ca

 

 

DAL



Position Title Part-Time Academic (ERTH/GEOG 1030 – Intro to Physical Geography – Fall Term 2021)
Posting Number PTAP903P
Department/Unit Earth & Environmental Sciences
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
The instructor will be responsible for the preparation and in-person delivery of ERTH/GEOG 1030. This includes the preparation and delivering course content, holding office hours, hiring and managing TA’s and for evaluation of students
Qualifications/Requirements of Position

Minimum of MSc. in Geography, Geology or Earth Sciences with relevant expertise and teaching experience.

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 06/30/2021
Close Date 07/12/2021
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

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

 


Position Title Part-Time Academic (GEOG 1035 – Intro to Human Geography – Fall Term)
Posting Number PTAP901P
Department/Unit Earth & Environmental Sciences
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
The instructor will be responsible for the preparation and in-person delivery of all course content for GEOG1035 – Intro to Human Geography. The instructor will also be responsible holding office hours, hiring and managing TA’s, and for evaluation of students.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position
Minimum of MSc. in Geography, Geology or Earth Sciences with relevant expertise and teaching experience.
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 06/28/2021
Close Date 07/12/2021
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

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

 



Position Title Part-Time Academic (GEOG 1035 – Winter Term)
Posting Number PTAP902P
Department/Unit Earth & Environmental Sciences
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
The instructor will be responsible for the preparation and in-person delivery of all course content for GEOG1035 – Intro to Human Geography. The instructor will also be responsible holding office hours, hiring and managing TA’s, and for evaluation of students.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position

Minimum of MSc. in Geography, Geology or Earth Sciences with relevant expertise and teaching experience.

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 January – April 2022
Open Date 06/28/2021
Close Date 07/05/2021
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

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

 



Position Title Part-Time Academic (GEOG 2000 – Cartography -Fall Term)
Posting Number PTAP900P
Department/Unit Earth & Environmental Sciences
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
The instructor will be responsible for the in-person delivery of  Geography 2000 – Cartography, will be responsible for the delivery of course content, for holding office or online hours and for evaluation of students.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position
Minimum of MSc. in Geography, Geology or Earth Sciences with relevant expertise and teaching experience.
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 06/28/2021
Close Date 07/05/2021
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

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

 



Position Title Part-Time Academic (ERTH/GEOG 1060.03 – Natural Disasters – Fall Term)
Posting Number PTAP899P
Department/Unit Earth & Environmental Sciences
Location Halifax
Job Summary & Key Responsibilities
We seek a geoscientist who will introduce assignments to the class and assist undergraduates in their completion of assignments during the winter semester; post all grades for the course (quizzes, exercises, exams) using Brightspace; assist in lectures; proofread and proctor two mid‐term tests and one final exam; and efficiently respond by email or in person to assist students with questions regarding the
course. The course will be offered in an online format only, so experience in teaching using MS Teams and Zoom will be an asset.
Qualifications/Requirements of Position

Minimum of MSc. in Geology or Earth Sciences with relevant expertise and teaching experience.

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 January – April 2022
Open Date 06/28/2021
Close Date 07/05/2021
Open Until Filled
Quick Link for Direct Access to Posting

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents

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

 

SMU

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Saint Mary’s University invites applications from part-time instructors to teach the following undergraduate courses being offered in the Fall term of the 2021-22 academic year.

DEADLINE to submit is Wednesday May 12, 2021

RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement

FALL 2021

GEOG 1100.1A
Global Perspectives on Land and Life

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                   08-SEP-21  –  21-DEC-21

Scheduled Timeslot:           Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:00 – 11:15 AM

An introduction to the world and its major regions, focusing on traits, processes, and geographical patterns which give regions their distinctive character. These elements are derived from the complex interrelationships between human activity and the environment. Regional case studies may include: Europe, monsoon Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and others.


GEOG 1100.1WW
Global Perspectives on Land and Life

WEB-BASED COURSE         08-SEP-21  –  21-DEC-21

An introduction to the world and its major regions, focusing on traits, processes, and geographical patterns which give regions their distinctive character. These elements are derived from the complex interrelationships between human activity and the environment. Regional case studies may include: Europe, monsoon Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and others.


GEOG 1200.1A 

People, Place & Environment

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                   08-SEP-21  –  21-DEC-21

Scheduled Timeslot:               Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30 – 3:45 PM

This course introduces environmental geography through an integrative approach that explores how humans have impacted and been impacted by earth’s physical systems. Human linkages with the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and solid earth will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on geographical problems and interaction between humans and environment of varying scales in order to better understand the complexity of our natural world. Where appropriate, case studies will be used to highlight specific methods of geographical analysis.

 

GEOG 1200.1B
People, Place & Environment

REMOTE DELIVERY (SYNCHRONOUS)          08-SEP-21  –  21-DEC-21

Scheduled Timeslot:        Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

This course introduces environmental geography through an integrative approach that explores how humans have impacted and been impacted by earth’s physical systems. Human linkages with the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and solid earth will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on geographical problems and interaction between humans and environment of varying scales in order to better understand the complexity of our natural world. Where appropriate, case studies will be used to highlight specific methods of geographical analysis.


GEOG 1200.1C
People, Place & Environment

REMOTE DELIVERY (ASYNCHRONOUS)        08-SEP-21  –  21-DEC-21

This course introduces environmental geography through an integrative approach that explores how humans have impacted and been impacted by earth’s physical systems. Human linkages with the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and solid earth will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on geographical problems and interaction between humans and environment of varying scales in order to better understand the complexity of our natural world. Where appropriate, case studies will be used to highlight specific methods of geographical analysis.

 

GEOG 2312
Urban Geography

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                   08-SEP-21  –  21-DEC-21

Scheduled Timeslot:                  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00 – 2:15 PM

NOTE: hybrid or remote delivery may be possible with Chair’s permission

Students are provided with an overview of the processes and patterns of urban development and change presented through traditional and contemporary models, underscoring the complex interaction of historical, morphological, environmental, technological, social, political, and economic landscapes occurring throughout urban areas.

 

GEOG 3304.1

Environmental Management

REMOTE DELIVERY (SYNCHRONOUS)          08-SEP-21  –  21-DEC-21

Scheduled Timeslot:               Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:00 – 2:15 PM

NOTE: asynchronous delivery may be possible with Chair’s permission

This course provides a framework for effective identification, analysis, and management of environmental systems at different scales. It introduces concepts and methods designed to address real-world problems characterized by complexity, uncertainty, and change. Specific geographical environments and selected management issues (such as water pollution, soil erosion, and waste management), are examined, together with methods of environmental planning and impact assessment, including practical aspects of environmental management standards.

 

GEOG 3386.1/5686.1 (and GEOG 3386.1L/5686.1L)
Concepts in GIS Analysis

ON-CAMPUS & REMOTE DELIVERY                08-SEP-21  –  21-DEC-21

Scheduled Timeslots:            Lecture: Remote Delivery (Asynchronous)

Lab: On Campus, Thursdays  2:30 – 5:30 PM

Students focus on applied geospatial analyses using ArcGIS and associated extensions. Topics include spatial analysis and geostatistics, 3D surface modelling, visualization, network analysis, predictive modelling and multiple criteria evaluations. Examples are drawn from earth and environment science, geography, environmental studies, anthropology and business.  Note that graduate students may also take this course as GEOG 5686.

 

GEOG 4434.1

Watershed Management

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                   08-SEP-21  –  21-DEC-21

Scheduled Timeslot:     Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

NOTE: hybrid or remote delivery may be possible with Chair’s permission

Students explore the concept of integrated watershed management. This will include assessments of biophysical freshwater systems, implications for natural resource development and land use on water quality and quantity, as well as institutional arrangements and the role of stakeholder involvement in watershed-scale decision-making. Field trips to local watersheds will be incorporated into the course syllabus.

 

GEOG 4442.1/5642.1

Urban Planning

ON-CAMPUS DELIVERY                                   08-SEP-21  –  21-DEC-21

Scheduled Timeslot:        Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM

NOTE: hybrid or remote delivery may be possible with Chair’s permission

The physical and environmental planning of urban areas, with special reference to current practice in Nova Scotia are examined. Topics include the emergence of modern town planning, the Planning Act, planning process, structure plans, general and partial urban allocation models, municipal plans, zoning, subdivision control, site planning, urban renewal, and new towns. The costs and benefits of planning are appraised.

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PLEASE NOTE

For web-based courses:

  • The preferred applicant will have developed the advertised course through The Studio at Saint Mary’s and will have taught web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level.

 

For all of the above:

  • The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or related discipline.
  • Experience teaching at the university level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset.
  • Experience teaching in an online/remote delivery format, using features contained in a learning management system (e.g. D2L Brightspace), would also be an asset.
  • Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies 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 offerings, teaching terms, delivery modes, and days and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course due to insufficient enrolment.
  • Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty currently appointed to teach in the Department. For other qualified applicants, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations, and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to your teaching ability.
  • Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Jason Grek-Martin

Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3

Email: geography@smu.ca

 

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Saint Mary’s University invites applications from part-time instructors to teach the following undergraduate courses being offered in the Spring/Summer terms of the 2020-2021 academic year.

DEADLINE to submit is December 15, 2020.

RATE OF PAY: According to CUPE Agreement (0.5 credit).

SPRING 2021

GEOG 1100.1WW
Global Perspectives on Land and Life

WEB COURSE                                                 03-MAY-21 – 19-JUNE-21

 An introduction to the world and its major regions, focusing on traits, processes, and geographical patterns which give regions their distinctive character. These elements are derived from the complex interrelationships between human activity and the environment. Regional case studies may include: Europe, monsoon Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and others.

GEOG 2332.1WW
Global Cities

WEB COURSE                                                03-MAY-21 – 19-JUNE-21

With over half the global population now urbanized, cities play an increasingly important role in the contemporary world. Comparisons are made of the structure and function of cities in each of the global regions, and the benefits and costs are considered for a rapidly urbanizing world.

SUMMER 2021

GEOG 1100.1
Global Perspectives on Land and Life

REMOTE DELIVERY                                       05-JULY-21 – 21-AUG-21

Scheduled Timeslot: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:30 – 12:30

NOTE: asynchronous delivery is possible with permission of the Chair

 An introduction to the world and its major regions, focusing on traits, processes, and geographical patterns which give regions their distinctive character. These elements are derived from the complex interrelationships between human activity and the environment. Regional case studies may include: Europe, monsoon Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and others.

GEOG 1200.1WW
People, Place and Environment

WEB COURSE                                                  05-JULY-21 – 21-AUG-21

 This course introduces environmental geography through an integrative approach that explores how humans have impacted and been impacted by earth’s physical systems. Human linkages with the atmosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and solid earth will be explored. Emphasis will be placed on geographical problems and interaction between humans and environment of varying scales in order to better understand the complexity of our natural world. Where appropriate, case studies will be used to highlight specific methods of geographical analysis.

For web-based courses:

  • The preferred applicant will have developed the advertised course through The Studio at Saint Mary’s and will have taught web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level.

 For all of the above:

  • The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or related discipline.
  • Experience teaching at the university level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset.
  • Experience teaching in an online/remote delivery format, using features contained in a learning management system (e.g. D2L Brightspace), would also be an asset.
  • Saint Mary’s University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies 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 offerings, teaching terms, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course due to insufficient enrolment.
  • Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty currently appointed to teach in the Department. For other qualified applicants, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations, and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to your teaching ability.
  • Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Jason Grek-Martin, Chair

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3

Email: geography@smu.ca