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Sessional Instructor, Contaminant Hydrogeology, Department of Geoscience

Job ID: 14286

Updated: November 14, 2017

Location: Main Campus

Position Description

The Department of Geoscience at the University of Calgary is seeking a Sessional Instructor to teach the following course during the 2018 Winter Term, January 2 to April 27, 2018:

  • GLGY 505 - Contaminant Hydrogeology

This course is focused on geochemical and biological processes related to the fate of contaminants in groundwater flow systems.  Topics include water quality, contaminant transport, rock-water interaction, remediation, and field techniques.  The course uses geochemical and numerical modelling of contaminant migration, and case studies.

Selection criteria include the level of prior research experience in contaminant hydrogeology and evidence of excellent teaching potential and/or teaching experience in the discipline. A PhD is normally required, but candidates who have completed a MSc will be considered if no suitable candidates are found. Remuneration will be determined in consultation with the Head pursuant to Schedule B of the Collective Agreement.

A curriculum vitae (including prior research experience in the discipline and evidence of teaching potential and/or effective teaching), and names and contact information for three references are required. 

Please submit your application in paper or electronic format to:

Therese Young, Assistant to the Department Head
Department of Geoscience, University of Calgary
Earth Science 118, 2500 University Drive NW
Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4
Email: youngt@ucalgary.ca

Applications will be accepted until November 24, 2017

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Additional Information

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About the University of Calgary
 
The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to be recognized as one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
 
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America. 

 

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