Assistant Professor of Geology
Thompson Rivers University

Assistant Professor of Geology
Application Restrictions
Open to both Internal and external
Job Type
Faculty (Tenure, Tenure Track, LTC)
Posting In effect from
Closing Application Date
Applications will be reviewed commencing the closing application date and may continue until the position is filled.
Instructional Type
Academic/Career(max 24 credits)
Faculty Type
Limited Term
Anticipated Start Date
Position End Date (If Applicable)

The Department of Physical Sciences (Geology) is seeking to hire an outstanding candidate as an Assistant Teaching Professor. This position is offered as a one-year Limited Term Contract (LTC) beginning August 1, 2023. The successful candidate will have a commitment to quality undergraduate education.

Duties will include:

  • the instruction of a full complement of lectures and labs. Specifically, the successful candidate will instruct several sections of GEOL 1110 (both the lectures and labs), one section of GEOL 2050 (both the lecture and lab), and one lecture section of GEOL 2070. All together, the instructional assignment is a full annual workload of 24 credits.
  • holding office hours to be available to assist students and answer inquiries related to instruction.
  • managing grades for labs and lectures.
  • maintaining Moodle pages related to lecture and lab instruction.
  • participation in Geology outreach activities.
  • undertaking regular professional development activities.
  • participation in committee work at the Department, Faculty of Science, and University levels.
  • involvement in the intellectual and cultural life of the university and the community.


  • The successful candidate must possess a minimum of a master’s degree in Geology or an equivalent discipline from a recognized university. A Ph.D. in Geology is preferred.
  • Ability to teach undergraduate students is required.
  • Prior university-level teaching experience in Geology and evidence of a strong record of teaching excellence are preferred.
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) is required.
Pay Band
According to TRUFA Salary Schedule
Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)
# of Hires Needed
Organizational Unit
Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Science -> Physical Sciences - Geology
Diversity and Inclusion Commitment:
Thompson Rivers University is strongly committed to hiring based on merit with a focus on fostering diversity of thought within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff, our faculty and its scholarship including, but not limited to, women, Indigenous, Black and People of Colour, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

NOTE: To learn more about Thompson Rivers University or living in Kamloops or Williams Lake please visit our Careers website. External Candidates invited to interview will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview.


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