I am reaching out on behalf of the Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences department at UBC Okanagan. Please see the following announcements for sessional positions at the UBC Okanagan Campus for September 2023. We are searching for instructors for 3 courses.
EESC 301 (3) Limnology
Integrated approaches to freshwater science and its place in environmental science. Ecosystem ecology of inland waters relating to aquatic organisms with their physical and chemical environment. Participation in a one-day weekend field trip in September or early October is required. Credit will be granted for only one of EESC 301 or BIOL 307. [3-3-0]
Prerequisite: All of BIOL 116, BIOL 125. Third-year standing in Biology, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Environmental Chemistry, or Freshwater Science. One of BIOL 201 or BIOL 375 is recommended.
Equivalency: BIOL 307.
FWSC 375 (3) Flora and Fauna of Inland Waters
Introduction to major groups of organisms in inland waters. Cyanobacteria, algae, plants, and animals; their ecology, evolution; conservation and their use in biomonitoring. Credit will be granted for only one of BIOL 375 or FWSC 375. [3-3-0]
Prerequisite: Either (a) BIOL 125 or (b) all of BIOL 117, BIOL 122. Third-year standing in Biology, Freshwater Science, or Earth and Environmental Sciences.
Equivalency: BIOL 375.
EESC 456 (3) Soil Science
Physical, chemical, and biological properties of soils, soil formation and classification. Soil physics and water movement. Soil productivity, conservation, and sustainability. The application of soil science to land use, environmental quality, global change, and sustainable development. Credit will be granted for only one of EESC 456 or GEOG 466. [3-3-0]
Prerequisite: One of EESC 111, EESC 200, GEOG 109, CHEM 111, CHEM 121, PHYS 111, PHYS 112. Third-year standing.
Equivalency: GEOG 466.
Full details of these positions and of other sessional positions can be found at:
Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability (course evaluations if available), and contact details for three referees to the EEGS Department as soon as possible. Please send application documents in electronic format using WORD or PDF files to: EESC.GEOG.firstname.lastname@example.org
Please direct enquires about the positions to Dr. Kyle Larson, Head at email@example.com as soon as possible.
All the best
Craig Nichol, Ph.D., P.Geo.
Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences
Irving K. Barber Faculty of Science
University of British Columbia Okanagan
Science 306, 1177 Research Road
Kelowna, B.C. V1V 1V7