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Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

Company: Providence
Contact Person: Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji
10 College Crescent
Otterburne, Manitoba , R0A 1G0

Position Description

Position Overview

Providence University College invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences. By the time of appointment, applicants must have earned a PhD degree in environmental science, geoscience, or a related field. In addition to their specialty in the environment, the ideal candidate should have knowledge of a variety of biological and/or chemical sciences.

The successful candidate will teach a combination of courses and labs each semester, mentor science majors, and contribute to the growing science program at Providence. This hire will spearhead the development of a four-year Bachelor of Science (Environmental Science major) to compliment the existing Health Science major.  As is typical within Providence, this position is predominantly a teaching-focused faculty position. Research and/or public scholarship goals are additional assets.

Education & Qualifications

The successful candidate will have:

  • A doctorate in a biological, chemical, environmental, or geological science
  • Teaching experience at the undergraduate level
  • Knowledge of pedagogical best practices for in-person and online courses
  • Lab experience and technical skills
  • Leadership skills and an interest in programmatic development
  • Evidence of mentorship potential
  • Ability to work well with students, staff, and faculty in a collegial environment
  • Desire to infuse their Christian faith into all aspects of their role

Personal Commitment

The successful candidate will:

  • Commit to Christian higher education
  • Support the Providence mission, vision, and values
  • Affirm the Statement of Faith
  • Agree to abide by the Covenant of Community Life


To apply, submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV) and statement of teaching philosophy by email to:

Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji, University College Dean

c/o Marlin Reimer, Human Resources Manager


  • Application deadline is January 31, 2022. The targeted start date for this position is July 1, 2022. Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled.
  • All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.
  • We thank all applicants for their interest. Only candidates who are invited to interview will be contacted. Those contacted for an interview will be asked to provide contact details for three references.
Posted: October 28, 2021 | Expires: January 26, 2022
Posted Under: Education
Career ID: [ 9625 ]