Competition Number:     12-4008

Appointment Type:       Temporary Full-time

Subject to enrolment. May be filled by more than one applicant.

Start/End:      August 13, 2012 up to May 17, 2013

Leave Replacement: Appointment end date may be extended or end early dependent on return of incumbent. 
Employment Group:       VIUFA

Position:       00276  
Location:       Nanaimo Campus

Duties: Teach in Fall 2012 (August 13, 2012 to December 28, 2012):

GEOL 111 (Discovering Planet Earth): Tuesday and Thursday 10-11.30 am & Tuesday 1-4 pm alternate weeks
GEOL 200 (Mineralogy): Monday and Friday 10-11.30 am & Monday 1-4pm
Upper 300-Level Course from GEOL 302, 312 or GEOL 308 (depending on experience and timetabling)

Teach in Spring 2013 (December 31, 2012 to May 13, 2013):

GEOL 112 (Understanding Earth – History): Tuesday and Thursday 10-11.30 am & Tuesday 1-4 pm alternate weeks
GEOL 300 (Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology): 8.30 am to 10.00 am Monday and Wednesday & Monday 2-5 pm.

Note: times could change due to changes in timetable

Candidates must demonstrate commitment to teaching, learning and student success through scholarship and institutional service. Successful candidates will participate in a wide range of activities outside the classroom, including student support; institutional, faculty and departmental committee meetings and other initiatives; and professional activities in keeping with their disciplines in and outside the institution.

Required Qualifications:        MSc in related field from an appropriately accredited institution. Willingness and ability to take students into the field. Broad appreciation of Earth Science and in particular Environmental Geoscience.

Preferred Qualifications:       PhD in related field. A valid Class 4 BC Driver’s Licence and have a confirmed satisfactory driving record (as specified in Vancouver Island University policy and procedures).

Please Submit:  CV/Resume
Cover Letter

Short-listed candidates must provide original transcripts, or applicable original certifications at time of interview.

Posting Period:         March 29, 2012 – April 25, 2012        
Note:   Vancouver Island University regrets that only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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

Vancouver Island University embraces the principle of employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and people of Aboriginal descent.


Tim Stokes

Earth Science Department

Vancouver Island University

900 Fifth St., Nanaimo

British Columbia

Canada, V9R 5S5

(250) 753-3245  Loc.2004

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