Geography

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Saint Mary’s University
Geography and Environmental Studies

CUPE 3912 Job Postings for Part-Time Instructors in the FALL Term of the
2018-2019 Academic Year

Course: GEOG 2333.1, Biogeography (Lecture and Lab)
Department: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University
Semester: Fall 2018 (September 05, 2018 – December 17, 2018)
Schedule: Lecture 2:30-3:29 PM Monday & Wednesday
Lab 3:30-5:25 PM Wednesday

Course Description: The objectives of the course are to give students an overview of biogeography, to introduce and illustrate major concepts, and to prepare students for more advanced courses in this subject. The topics in this course cover biophysical sciences and the processes underlying many human, social and economic aspects of our environment and natural resources.

Prerequisite information:
Available from Academic Calendar, online http://www.smu.ca/academics/academic-calendar.html

Qualifications:
The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Geography or Environmental Studies or a related field. 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 in-class teaching, 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. Danika van Proosdij, Chair, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Saint Mary’s University using the address below.
geography@smu.ca

Application deadline: Thursday, June 28, 2018

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.

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Saint Mary’s University
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

CUPE 3912 Job Postings for Part-Time Instructors in the WINTER Term of the
2018-2019 Academic Year

Course: GEOG 3386.2, Concepts in GIS Analysis (Lecture and Lab)
Department: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University
Semester: Winter 2019 (January 7, 2019 – April 18, 2019)
Schedule: Lecture 4:00-4:59 PM Monday & Wednesday
Lab 5:00-7:25 PM Monday

Course Description: 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 will be drawn from earth and environment science, geography, environmental studies, anthropology and business.

Prerequisite information:
Available from Academic Calendar, online http://www.smu.ca/academics/academic-calendar.html

Qualifications:
The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Geography or Environmental Studies or a related field or relevant experience. 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 in-class teaching, 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. Danika van Proosdij, Chair, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Saint Mary’s University using the address below.
geography@smu.ca

Application deadline: Wednesday, May 23, 2018

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.

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Saint Mary’s University
Geography and Environmental Studies

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 and Winter terms of the 2018-2019 academic year.

DEADLINE to submit is Tuesday, May 15, 2018.

RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement (0.5 credit). This includes the lab component. 2 hours lecture + 2 hours lab per week = .5 FCE.

Fall 2018

CUPE 3912 Job Postings for Part-Time Instructors in the FALL Term of the
2018-2019 Academic Year

Course: GEOG 1100-1B. Global Perspect of Land & Life (Lecture)
Department: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.
Semester: Fall 2018 (September 05, 2018 – December 17, 2018)
Schedule: Lectures 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM Thursday
Course Description: An introduction to the world and its major regions, focusing on traits, processes, and geographical patterns which give regions their distinctive character. This course will explore how these elements are derived from the complex interrelationships between human activity and the environment.

Prerequisite information:
Available from Academic Calendar, online http://www.smu.ca/academics/academic-calendar.html

Qualifications:
The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Geography or Environmental Studies or a related field. 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 in-class teaching, 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. Danika van Proosdij, Chair, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Saint Mary’s University using the address below.
geography@smu.ca

Application deadline: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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: GEOG 1100.1WW, Global Perspect of Land & Life (Lecture)
Department: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.
Semester: Fall 2018 (September 05, 2018 – December 17, 2018)
Schedule: Web

Course Description: An introduction to the world and its major regions, focusing on traits, processes, and geographical patterns which give regions their distinctive character. This course will explore how these elements are derived from the complex interrelationships between human activity and the environment.

Prerequisite information:
Available from Academic Calendar, online http://www.smu.ca/academics/academic-calendar.html

Qualifications:
The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Geography or Environmental Studies or a related field. Preferred applicant will have taught web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences.


Duties:
Duties and responsibilities include creation of Syllabus; preparation of assignments, learning activities, and evaluations for all student assessments; teaching in an online environment using existing lecture content; holding regular virtual office hours, submission of grades in accordance with University procedures and deadlines; and other duties as assigned.

Additional Duties:
The successful applicant will have experience teaching using features contained in a learning management system (e.g. D2L Brightspace); work and meet with staffing resources to setup the online course prior to the course start date; and communicate with students during the delivery of the course to guide them through proctoring arrangements.

Remuneration:
Commensurate with precedence level and in accordance with the current pay scales as set out in 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. Danika van Proosdij, Chair, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Saint Mary’s University using the address below.
geography@smu.ca

Application deadline: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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: GEOG 1200.1A, People, Place and Environment (Lecture)
Department: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.
Semester: Fall 2018 (September 05, 2018 – December 17, 2018)
Schedule: Lectures 2:30-3:45 PM Mon & Wed

Course Description: This course introduces physical and environmental geography through an integrative approach that explores earth’s geospheres and 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 interactions between humans and environment of varying scales in order to better understand the complexities of our natural world. Where appropriate, case studies will be used to highlight specific methods of geographical analysis.

Prerequisite information:
Available from Academic Calendar, online http://www.smu.ca/academics/academic-calendar.html

Qualifications:
The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Geography or Environmental Studies or a related field. 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 in-class teaching, 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. Danika van Proosdij, Chair, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Saint Mary’s University using the address below.
geography@smu.ca

Application deadline: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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: GEOG 2333.1, Biogeography (Lecture and Lab)
Department: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University
Semester: Fall 2018 (September 05, 2018 – December 17, 2018)
Schedule: Lecture 2:30-3:29 PM Monday & Wednesday
Lab 3:30-5:25 PM Wednesday

Course Description: The objectives of the course are to give students an overview of biogeography, to introduce and illustrate major concepts, and to prepare students for more advanced courses in this subject. The topics in this course cover biophysical sciences and the processes underlying many human, social and economic aspects of our environment and natural resources.

Prerequisite information:
Available from Academic Calendar, online http://www.smu.ca/academics/academic-calendar.html

Qualifications:
The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Geography or Environmental Studies or a related field. 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 in-class teaching, 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. Danika van Proosdij, Chair, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Saint Mary’s University using the address below.
geography@smu.ca

Application deadline: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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.

Winter 2019

CUPE 3912 Job Postings for Part-Time Instructors in the WINTER Term of the
2018-2019 Academic Year

Course: GEOG 1200.2WW, People, Place and Environment (Lecture)
Department: Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Faculty of Arts, Saint Mary’s University.
Semester: Winter 2019 (January 07, 2019 – April 18, 2019)
Schedule: Web

Course Description: 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 interactions between humans and environments 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.

Prerequisite information:
Available from Academic Calendar, online http://www.smu.ca/academics/academic-calendar.html

Qualifications:
The minimum qualifications of applicants are a Master’s Degree in Geography or Environmental Studies or a related field. Preferred applicant will have taught web-based courses entirely online at the undergraduate level in the social sciences.

Duties:
Duties and responsibilities include creation of Syllabus; preparation of assignments, learning activities, and evaluations for all student assessments; teaching in an online environment using existing lecture content; holding regular virtual office hours, submission of grades in accordance with University procedures and deadlines; and other duties as assigned.
Additional Duties:
The successful applicant will have experience teaching using features contained in a learning management system (e.g. D2L Brightspace); work and meet with staffing resources to setup the online course prior to the course start date; and communicate with students during the delivery of the course to guide them through proctoring arrangements.

Remuneration:
Commensurate with precedence level and in accordance with the current pay scales as set out in 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. Danika van Proosdij, Chair, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Saint Mary’s University using the address below.
geography@smu.ca

Application deadline: Tuesday, May 15, 2018

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.

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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 Summer Session of 2018.
DEADLINE to apply is January 1, 2018
RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement (0.5 credit)
People, Place & Environment
GEOG 1200.1 (WW)
Web Course
04-JUL-2018 – 22-AUG-2018

This on-line 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.

• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
• Course offering, teaching term, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.
• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.
• Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Danika van Proosdij, Chair
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email: geography@smu.ca
Telephone: 902-420-5737 Fax: 902 496-8213

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The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Saint Mary’s University invites applications from part-time instructors to teach the following undergraduate course being offered in the Winter term of the 2017-2018 academic year.
DEADLINE to submit is Thursday, November 9 2017.
RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement (0.5 credit).
WINTER 2018
GEOG 3433.2 and .2L
Fluvial Geomorphology
Lecture 8:30 am – 9:25 am TR 03-JAN-2018 – 20-APR-2018
Lab 9:30 am – 11:29 am R 03-JAN-2018 – 20-APR-2018

Students examine processes and landforms associated with rivers. Topics include drainage basin controls, channel processes and morphology, erosional and depositional fluvial landforms, and evolution of fluvial landscapes.

The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or relevant degree. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset.
• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
• Course offering, teaching term, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.
• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.
• Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Danika van Proosdij
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email: geography@smu.ca
Telephone: 902-420-5737 Fax: 902 496-8213

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The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Saint Mary’s University invites applications from part-time instructors to teach the following undergraduate course being offered in the Winter term of the 2017-2018 academic year.

DEADLINE to submit is Sunday, September 3, 2017
RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement (0.5 credit).
WINTER 2018
GEOG 1100.2B
Global Perspectives of Land and Life

Class 11:30 am – 12:45 pm TR 03-JAN-2018 – 20-APR-2018

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.

• The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or relevant degree. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset.
• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
• Course offering, teaching term, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.
• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.
• Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Danika van Proosdij
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email: geography@smu.ca
Telephone: 902-420-5737 Fax: 902 496-8213

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The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Saint Mary’s University invites applications from part-time instructors to teach the following undergraduate course being offered in the Spring/Summer terms of the 2016-2017 academic year.
DEADLINE to submit is Monday, January 23, 2017
RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement (0.5 credit).

Session 1 May 8 – June 22, 2017
GEOG 1200.1
People, Place and Environment
Class 9:30 am – 12:29 pm Monday and Wednesday 08-MAY-2017 – 22-JUN-2017

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 2310.1
Geography of Canada

Class 1:30 pm – 4:29 pm Tuesday and Thursday 08-MAY-2017 – 22-JUN-2017

This course provides an overview of the physical, social, cultural and economic geographical characteristics of Canada taken as a whole and within its distinct regions. How humans affect and are affected by the physical environment will be a recurrent theme.

Session 2 July 5 – August 23, 2017

GEOG 1100.1
Global Perspectives of Land and Life

Class 9:30 am – 12:29 pm Tuesdays and Thursdays 05-JUL-2017 – 23-AUG-2017

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, subSaharan Africa, the Middle East, and others.

GEOG 1200.1 WW
(ON-LINE COURSE)

Class Web 05-JUL-2017 – 23-AUG-2017

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 all of the above:

• The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or relevant degree. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset. (and experience in web course delivery if applicable).
• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
• Course offering, teaching term, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.
• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations, transcripts and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.
• Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Danika van Proosdij, Chair
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email: mailto:geography@smu.ca
Telephone: 902-420-5737 Fax: 902 496-8213

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The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Saint Mary’s University invites applications from part-time instructors to teach the following undergraduate course being offered in the Winter term of the 2015-2016 academic year.

DEADLINE to submit is Monday, January 4, 2016
RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement (0.5 credit). This includes the lab component. 2 hours lecture + 2 hours lab per week = .5 FCE.

Statistical Methods for Geographers
GEOG 3326.2 (and .2L)
Jan. 5 – Apr. 21, 2016
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30am-12:30-pm
Lab: Tuesdays, 2:30pm – 4:30pm
This course introduces students to methods and problems in the collection, description, and analysis of geographic data. Included are descriptive and inferential statistics for spatial data, regression and correlation, analysis of patterns, and use of statistical package programs.

• The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or relevant degree. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset (and experience in web course delivery if applicable).
• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
• Course offering, teaching term, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.
• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.
• Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Danika van Proosdij, Chair
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email: dvanproo@smu.ca
Telephone: 902-420-5737 Fax: 902 496-8213


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 July 4 – August 18 Summer Session of 2016.
DEADLINE to apply is Wednesday, January 6, 2016.
RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement (0.5 credit)
People, Place & Environment
GEOG 1200.1 (WW)
Web Course
July 4 – August 18

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.

Geography of Canada: Overview
GEOG 2310.1
July 4 – August 18
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:30am-12:30pm

This course provides an overview of the physical, social, cultural and economic geographical characteristics of Canada taken as a whole and within its distinct regions. How humans affect and are affected by the physical environment will be a recurrent theme.

• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
• Course offering, teaching term, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.
• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.
• Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Danika van Proosdij, Chair
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email: geography@smu.ca
Telephone: 902-420-5737 Fax: 902 496-8213


The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Saint Mary’s University invites applications from part-time instructors to teach the following undergraduate course being offered in the May 9 – June 23 Summer Session of 2016.
DEADLINE to apply is Wednesday, January 6, 2016
RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement (0.5 credit)
Global Perspectives of Land and Life
GEOG 1100.1
May 9 – June 23, 2016
Mondays and Wednesdays
9:30am – 12:30pm

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. The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or relevant degree. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset and experience in web course delivery required.

• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
• Course offering, teaching term, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.
• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.
• Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Danika van Proosdij, Chair
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email: geography@smu.ca
Telephone: 902-420-5737 Fax: 902 496-8213

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The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Saint Mary’s University invites applications from part-time instructors to teach the following undergraduate course being offered in the Winter term of the 2015-2016 academic year.

DEADLINE to submit is October 2, 2015

RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement (0.5 credit). This includes the lab component. 2 hours lecture + 2 hours lab per week = .5 FCE.

Fundamentals of Physical Geography
GEOG 2100.2 (and .2L)
Jan. 5 – Apr. 21, 2016
Mondays, 6:30pm – 8:20pm
Lab: Wednesdays, 6:30pm – 8:20pm

This course explains fundamental patterns and phenomena in physical geography by investigating the underlying causes and processes with a quantitative approach. The concepts of systems, equilibrium, stability, and feedback will be incorporated as principal themes. Major topics include: effects of Earth-Sun cycles, radiation and water budgets, atmospheric and oceanic circulation systems, weather and climate controls, and principles of landscape and landform development.

• The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or relevant degree. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset (and experience in web course delivery if applicable).
• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
• Course offering, teaching term, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.
• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.
• Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Danika van Proosdij, Chair
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email: geography@smu.ca
Telephone: 902-420-5737 Fax: 902 496-8213

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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 and Winter terms of the 2015-2016 academic year.

DEADLINE to submit your application: Friday, May 15, 2015
RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement (0.5 credit)
Global Perspectives of Land and Life
GEOG 1100.1B
Sept. 9 – Dec. 18, 2015
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30am-12:45pm
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, subSaharan Africa, the Middle East, and others.

Global Perspectives of Land and Life
GEOG 1100.1WW
Sept. 9 – Dec. 18, 2015
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, subSaharan Africa, the Middle East, and others. (Web delivery)

Global Perspectives of Land and Life
GEOG 1100.2B
Jan. 5 – Apr. 21, 2016
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:30am-12:45pm
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, subSaharan Africa, the Middle East, and others.

People, Place and Environment
GEOG 1200.1A
Sept. 9 – Dec. 18, 2015
Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30pm – 3:45pm
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.

People, Place and Environment
GEOG 1200.1B
Sept. 9 – Dec. 18, 2015
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1-2:15 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.

People, Place and Environment
GEOG 1200.2A
Jan. 5 – Apr. 21, 2016
Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30pm – 3:45pm
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.

People, Place and Environment
GEOG 1200.2B
Jan. 5 – Apr. 21, 2016
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10am – 11:15am
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.

People, Place and Environment
GEOG 1200.2WW
Jan. 5 – Apr. 21, 2016
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. (Web delivery)

Fundamentals of Physical Geography
GEOG 2100.1 (and .1L)
Sept. 9 – Dec. 18, 2015
Mondays and Wednesdays, 8:50am – 9:50am
Lab: Wednesdays, 2:30pm – 4:30pm
This course explains fundamental patterns and phenomena in physical geography by investigating the underlying causes and processes with a quantitative approach. The concepts of systems, equilibrium, stability, and feedback will be incorporated as principal themes. Major topics include: effects of Earth-Sun cycles, radiation and water budgets, atmospheric and oceanic circulation systems, weather and climate controls, and principles of landscape and landform development.

Fundamentals of Physical Geography
GEOG 2100.2 (and .2L)
Jan. 5 – Apr. 21, 2016
Mondays, 5:30pm – 7:20pm
Lab: Wednesdays, 5:30pm – 7:20pm
This course explains fundamental patterns and phenomena in physical geography by investigating the underlying causes and processes with a quantitative approach. The concepts of systems, equilibrium, stability, and feedback will be incorporated as principal themes. Major topics include: effects of Earth-Sun cycles, radiation and water budgets, atmospheric and oceanic circulation systems, weather and climate controls, and principles of landscape and landform development.

Principles of Cartography
GEOG 2336.2 (and .2LA, .2LB)
Jan.5 – Apr. 21, 2016
Mondays and Wednesday, 11:30am – 12:30pm
LabA: Mondays, 2:30-4:20pm
LabB: Wednesdays, 2:30-4:20pm
An introduction to the design, compilation, and construction of maps as a medium for communication and research. Topics include the history of map making, cartographic critique, generalization, lettering, symbolization, and colour. The major types of thematic mapping (proportional symbols, isopleths and choropleths) are studied. Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are introduced.

Concepts in Geographical Information Systems (GIS)
GEOG 3386.1 (and .1L) (Cross-listed as 5686)
Sept. 9 – Dec. 18, 2015
Mondays and Wednesdays, 10am – 11am
Lab: Fridays, 11:30am – 1:30pm
Students are introduced to the fundamentals, concepts and components of GIS using an experiential learning framework, merging theory and practice. Topics include spatial analysis and geostatistics, 3D surface modelling, network analysis and multiple criteria evaluations. Examples will be drawn from earth and environment science, geography, environmental studies, anthropology and business.

Geography of Urban Transportation
GEOG 4452.2 (Cross-listed as 5652)
Jan. 5 – Apr. 21, 2016
Mondays and Wednesdays, 2:30pm – 3:45pm
This course focuses on patterns and processes of movement within cities. Topics for consideration include: the role of transportation in shaping urban form, transportation problems in cities today, the urban transportation planning process, patterns of public transit and automobile use, environmental impacts of urban transportation, the communications-transportation trade-off.

For all of the above:

• The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or relevant degree. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset (and experience in web course delivery if applicable).
• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
• Course offering, teaching term, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.
• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.
• Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Danika van Proosdij, Chair
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email: geography@smu.ca
Telephone: 902-420-5737 Fax: 902 496-8213

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The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Saint Mary’s University invites applications from part-time instructors to teach the following undergraduate web course being offered in Summer Session of 2015.

DEADLINE to submit is 5 pm on Tuesday, March 31
RATE OF PAY: According to the CUPE Agreement (0.5 credit)

People, Place and the Environment
GEOG 1200.1WW
May 4 – June 19, 2015

This online 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.

• The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or relevant degree. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset and experience in web course delivery required.

• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.

• Course offering, teaching term, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.

• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.

• Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Danika van Proosdij, Chair
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email: geography@smu.ca
Telephone: 902-420-5737 Fax: 902 496-8213

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The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies at Saint Mary’s University invites applications from part-time instructors to teach the following undergraduate course being offered in Summer Session of 2015.
Deadline to submit is 5 pm on Friday, March 13, 2015
Geography of Canada: Overview
GEOG 2310
July 6-Aug 20, 2015
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:30 am – 12:30 pm

This course provides an overview of the physical, social, cultural and economic geographical characteristics of Canada taken as a whole and within its distinct regions. How humans affect and are affected by the physical environment will be a recurrent theme.
• The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or relevant degree. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course, would be an asset.
• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
• Course offering, teaching term, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.
• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, instructor course evaluations and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.
• Applications should be sent via email to:

Dr. Danika van Proosdij, Chair
Department of Geography and Environmental Studies
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email: geography@smu.ca
Telephone: 902 420-5737 Fax: 902 496-8213

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Saint Mary’s University
DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY
Teaching Positions Available for 2014-15 Academic Year
The Department of Geography anticipates the need for part-time instructors to teach the following courses in 2014-15 Academic Year. Note that in each semester we have need for only one of the courses to be taught by a part-time instructor. The choice of which course depends on the qualities and preferences of the applicants. If you are able and interested to teach both courses listed in each semester then indicate that willingness in your letter. On the other hand, if only one course interests you make that clear. APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY JULY 15, 2014

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Descriptions of these courses can be found at http://www.smu.ca/academics/geography-courses.html

• The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or relevant degree. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course(s), would be an asset.
• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
• All course offerings, teaching terms, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.
• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.
• Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Robert McCalla, Chair
Department of Geography
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email geography@smu.ca
Telephone 420 5737 Fax 902 496-8213

 

SMU DEPARTMENT OF GEOGRAPHY
Teaching Positions Available for 2014-15 Academic Year
The Department of Geography has need for part-time instructors to teach the following courses in 2014-15 Academic Year. APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED BY MARCH 24, 2014

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Descriptions of these courses can be found at http://www.smu.ca/academics/geography-courses.html

• The minimum qualification for applicants is a Master’s Degree in Geography or relevant degree. Experience teaching at the University level, in the area of the relevant course(s), would be an asset.
• Saint Mary’s University and the Department of Geography encourage applications from women and men, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and individuals with disabilities.
• All course offerings, teaching terms, days, and times are subject to change. The University reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolment.
• Applications are invited in the first instance from part-time faculty on the Department’s Precedence List. For other qualified applicants, please send a covering letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of two referees who can speak to the teaching ability of the applicant.
• Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Robert McCalla, Chair
Department of Geography
Saint Mary’s University, Halifax, NS B3H 3C3
Email geography@smu.ca
Telephone 420 5737 Fax 902 496-8213