Probationary Instructor, Department of Geography

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January 13, 2021
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July 1, 2021
Winnipeg, MB
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The University of Winnipeg
Probationary Instructor

Department of Geography

The Department of Geography at The University of Winnipeg invites motivated and enthusiastic candidates to apply for a probationary appointment at the rank of Instructor.  Candidates must hold a minimum of a master’s degree in Geography or a related discipline at the time of appointment with broad training in earth and atmospheric system processes.

We seek an outstanding colleague with potential to inspire undergraduate students through effective teaching in our program.  The successful applicant will be required to instruct courses and laboratory sections in earth and atmospheric sciences, geomorphology, and will also be expected to develop new courses in their areas of expertise.  Experience teaching introductory classes and labs online is considered an asset.  As well, the successful candidate will be expected to work collegially with department members and to participate in Departmental and University service.

 The selection committee will begin reviewing applications on February 22, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled; full consideration is assured for applications received by Friday, February 19, 2021. Subject to budgetary approval, this position will commence on July 1, 2021. Salary levels will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants are requested to submit a complete application that will include (all documents in PDF):

  • a cover letter
  • a current curriculum vitae
  • a teaching philosophy statement
  • evidence of teaching experience and effectiveness, which could include formal student evaluations of teaching, informal testimonials from students, and/or a teaching dossier

Applicants must submit all of the above materials through The University of Winnipeg’s online recruitment system. Please click on the "Apply" link below to submit your application.

Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of reference e-mailed directly to:

Dr. Christopher Storie, Chair
Department of Geography

Enquiries should be directed to Dr. Christopher Storie, Chair,

Located on Treaty 1 land in the heart of the Métis Nation, the Department of Geography offers a dynamic, student-centred approach to thinking critically about the world. Housed in the Faculty of Science, the department conducts and disseminates research on fundamental questions about human-environmental linkages and dynamics, as well as applied work which aims to solve local, regional, and global problems. We aim to provide students with interdisciplinary skills and knowledge to develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills to address the changing world.   Further information about the Department of Geography, including descriptions of courses offered and faculty research interests, is available at

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The University of Winnipeg is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research environments, and is essential to academic and institutional excellence.  We welcome applications from all qualified individuals and encourage women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity to confidentially self-identify at time of application. 

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.