Assistant Professor, Geoscience Education

The Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences (CPS) at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a faculty position which will begin on July 1, 2018:

An appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in the area of Geoscience Education, with an emphasis on Economic Geology and Geochemistry. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Earth Science at the time of appointment, with an excellent pedagogical research record and demonstration of innovative teaching approaches. Applicants must have a strong background in conducting field courses, a record of undergraduate mentorship and student-driven research initiatives, a background in curriculum development, and a keen interest in developing novel approaches to engaging undergraduates of all academic backgrounds. The candidate will contribute to teaching the core undergraduate courses in the Earth Science programs, develop and supervise undergraduate laboratories, and conduct pedagogical research. The successful applicant will contribute to designing the new Earth Science teaching laboratories that are scheduled to open in 2019. Evidence of excellence in teaching is demonstrated through peer-reviewed publications in pedagogical journals, teaching awards and accomplishments, strong letters of reference (at least two of which must speak directly to teaching ability) and teaching materials including a teaching statement submitted with the application. For detailed application information and to apply, visit