Limited Term Appointment (60%) in Earth Science

University of Toronto Mississauga - Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences
One-Year Part-time (60%) Limited Term Appointment in Earth Science

The Department of Chemical and Physical Sciences, at the University of Toronto Mississauga, invites applications for a one year, part-time (60%) Limited Term Lecturer position in the field of Earth Science beginning July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.

Preference is given to candidates who have a PhD in Earth Science or a related discipline at the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. We specifically seek candidates with a background in sedimentology, environmental geology and/or oceanography. The successful candidate will be expected to teach three semester-long courses at the undergraduate level, mentor undergraduate students, and contribute in service roles within the department. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level.

Excellence in teaching may be evidenced by teaching accomplishments highlighted in the CV and cover letter, the teaching dossier (including a teaching statement, sample course materials and teaching evaluations), strong letters of reference that specifically address the candidate’s qualities and potential as a teacher and mentor, and evidence of strong communication and expository skills (as demonstrated by performance as a teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, or excellent conference posters and presentations). We also seek candidates with experience working with, teaching, or mentoring diverse students.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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Applications should submit a cover letter outlining their teaching experience and areas of expertise, a current curriculum vitae, and a teaching dossier. Candidates should also arrange for at least two letters of reference to be sent by referees who are familiar with the candidate’s teaching qualifications and experience. All application materials must be submitted via email to To receive full consideration, applications should be received by June 14, 2019.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of color, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.