Sessional - Faculty

Thompson Rivers University


July 29, 2021


Application Restrictions

Open to both Internal and external

Job Type

Faculty (Sessional)

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)

Anticipated Start Date


Position End Date (If Applicable)



Sessional Teaching Position, Geography and Environmental Studies

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies is seeking a sessional instructor to teach GEOG 2700 in the fall 2021 semester. This course, entitled “Introduction to Geographic Analysis”, introduces students to quantitative methods for data analysis, including descriptive and inferential statistics. This course has associated lab sections that will be handled by student TAs who will be coordinated by the successful candidate. Course materials, including power point slides and assignments, are available to support the successful candidate. The course description can be found here: https: // www.

Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is a uniquely comprehensive, student- focused institution built on over 40 years of excellence in post-secondary education and training. TRU's spectacular main campus is located on the traditional land of the Tk'emlúps te Secwépemc, the traditional and unceded territory of the Secwépemc people in Kamloops, BC, and is a mere four-hour drive from Vancouver, in the heart of the southern BC interior. Kamloops offers world-class tourism and recreation, excellent cultural, social, and economic opportunities, as well as over 2,000 hours of sunshine annually.


Academic qualifications for this position will be considered in a holistic context. Applicants should have an earned PhD in Geography, Environmental Studies, or related discipline, although we welcome PhD candidates and applicants with Master's Degrees with accumulated experience that contributes to engaged scholarly teaching.

The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies in the Faculty of Arts at TRU recognizes that diversity enriches our department, campus, and community and is fundamental to excellence in teaching, learning, and research. The Department of Geography and Environmental Studies affirms our commitment to nurturing a diverse and inclusive community where students, faculty and staff feel welcome, are treated equitably, and can thrive through recruitment and support of individuals who further enhance our diversity.

Please Note: If you are selected for interview, External Candidates will be required to bring a copy of their transcripts to the interview

Pay Band

According to TRUFA Salary Schedule


Kamloops, BC CA (Primary)

# of Hires Needed


Organizational Unit

Thompson Rivers University -> Faculty of Arts -> Geography

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 Color, 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 Career website.

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