Sessional Instructor, Winter term, Department of Geography and Environment, Faculty of Science

The Department of Geography and Environment at Brandon University is seeking a qualified sessional instructor to teach the course listed below for the second term of the 2020/2021 Regular session (January to April). Sessional courses will run based on sufficient enrollment and budgetary restrictions.
The concepts of sustainability and sustainable development have been studied and written about at length over the last two decades. This course will provide an introduction to sustainability issues with specific reference to the Canadian Prairies. Students develop an understanding of native ecosystems and examples of how management is needed to maintain these ecosystems. Since there will continue to be a major impact of humankind on native and cropped prairie ecosystems we will evaluate the impact of various agriculture operations on sustainability.
Lectures for this course are scheduled on Tuesday evenings, 7:00pm to 10:00pm, in the Winter term. The Winter term begins on January 5, 2021, and the last day of final exams is April 24, 2021.
Qualifications: PhD in the discipline area is preferred, but candidates with a Master’s degree may be considered. Experience in online teaching would be an asset.
Start date: January 2, 2021
Salary: $6,205 (per 3 credit hour course)
Application Deadline: October 28, 2020 or until position is filled
To be considered, applications should be sent via email in a single pdf file of reasonable size, and MUST include a letter of application, citizenship or Canadian immigration status, curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts, and the names and email addresses of three references to:

Dr. Derrek Eberts, Chair, Department of Geography and Environment, Brandon University, Brandon, MB


Brandon University is committed to equity, welcomes diversity, and hires on the basis of merit. All qualified individuals who may contribute to the diversification of the University, especially women, persons with disabilities, Indigenous persons, racialized persons, and persons of all sexual orientations and genders are encouraged to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Evidence of citizenship must be provided.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment. This starts with the hiring process. If you require an accommodation during any phase of the evaluation process, please indicate it in your cover letter. All information received related to an accommodation is kept confidential. To ensure this employment opportunity is accessible to all interested individuals, this posting is available in an alternate format upon request.

Issued October 14, 2020