The Faculty of Environment is conducting a search for a Head of the Department of Environment & Geography. This is an internal search, thus only persons currently holding tenured appointments at the University of Manitoba can be considered .Position #ABV603
Faculty of Environment (est 2002) is the newest faculty at the University
of Manitoba and delivers degrees at the Bachelors, Masters, and PhD levels
in physical geography, human geography, environmental science, environmental
studies, geological sciences, and natural resources management. The Faculty
has a unique ‘partnership approach’ with over 20 disciplines;
this is seen as the key to developing synergy for the study of all aspects
of the environment, which will translate into enhanced research, teaching,
and linkages to government, industry, and non-government organizations
at the local, regional, national and international levels.
The duties of the Head of the Department of Environment & Geography are governed by University Policy 1009. Some of the responsibilities of the Head are also governed by the terms and conditions of relevant Collective Agreements.
is to begin July 1, 2004 or as soon thereafter as is
mutually agreeable. Applications should include a current C.V., a written
statement expressing the candidate’s view of how the Department
should develop and fulfill its mission and role within the Faculty and
University over the next five to ten years, and three letters of reference.
All materials should be sent to:
Nominations are also welcome. Candidates for the position will be invited to give a presentation open to the public in early June.
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Application material and letters of reference will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba).