Instructor, Geology (term)

  • Location: CBU
  • Competition Number: F081P
  • Deadline: July 18, 2022 at 11:59 pm

The Department of Mathematics, Physics & Geology in the School of Science & Technology at CBU invites applications for an Instructor of Geology. This is a 1-year full-time limited term position commencing August 2022.

Cape Breton University is one of Canada’s youngest and most ambitious universities with a comprehensive set of liberal arts, science and professional programs and a unique commitment to community, economic development, aboriginal learning and research into many aspects of environment and culture. Currently home to approximately 5000 students, CBU’s vision of higher education allows students to pursue diverse fields of study in programs with national reputations in final year student satisfaction, faculty-student interaction and employability.

CBU delivers an authentic multicultural experience to all who become part of its academic community. Our faculty bring passion to their teaching and research, and we are known for our smaller class sizes as well as our friendly and inclusive culture. Strong community involvement and a spirit of entrepreneurship enhance CBU’s position in post-secondary education.

The successful candidate will teach a combination of courses and laboratories in introductory Geology, Engineering Geology, Petroleum Geology, and geology courses for non-majors.

Demonstrated experience in developing and teaching undergraduate courses in Introductory Geology, Earth History, Petroleum Geology, and courses for non-majors is essential. Experience in developing and teaching laboratories in engineering geology, petroleum geology courses and introductory geology courses is essential. Teaching or research experience in Earth History or introductory geology courses (especially for non-majors) will be considered an asset.

CBU teaches programs on campus, off campus in locations across Canada, on-line, and off campus in locations outside Canada. The university and its partners will therefore provide opportunities for instructors to teach in different modes in different locations as part of their regular workload. While these opportunities may not be available equally for all instructor positions in all programs, a clear willingness to teach in different modes and locations will be noted as part of your application.

The union affiliation for this position is with the Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union, local 18, Teachers Bargaining Unit.

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Applications must be received by July 18, 2022.

Cape Breton University is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Cape Breton University

Human Resources Dept.

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Sydney, NS B1M 1A2