Appointed Emeritus Professor at McGill University in 1997.
Director of the post-graduate MINEX Program in Mineral Exploration
at McGill University, Montreal. Retired from teaching at McGill in 1996.
On the Board of Directors of the Mineral Exploration Research Institute,
an university-industry research organization based in Montreal.
1967-1996: On Geological Staff at McGill University
Appointed as Professional Research Associate until 1970, then Assistant
Professor (Economic Geology), then rose to Full Professorship. Taught
courses in Economic Geology, Mineral Deposits for Mining Engineers, Greenstone
Belts, and Lithogeochemistry of Altered Rocks.
1962-1967: Graduate Studies at McGill University
Summer exploration work (1963 and 1964) in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick.
1957-1962: Saudi Arabia
Economic Geologist at the Directorate General of Petroleum and Mineral
Resources, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Helped lead field parties of Saudi engineers
and geologists in regional mapping and detailed investigation of mineral
occurrences. Explored potential mining areas, including ancient mining
sites, for massive sulphides (Um Ad Amar), lode gold (Mahad Dhahab and Al Amar),
silver-bearing veins, uranium (Jebel Sayid), oolitic iron ore (Wadi Fatima),
and many other prospects. Most of the deposits were in greenstone belts,
but the iron ores were in sedimentary basins adjacent to the Red Sea rift.
1957: Northern Ontario and Quebec
Continental Mining Corporation, exploring for Algoma-type iron-formation
in Archean greenstones north of Sioux Lookout, Ontario, and for copper-gold
ore at Chibougamau, Quebec.
Produced composite geologic map of the Chibougamau Mining District.
1955-1956: Yukon Territory
Mine geologist at United Keno Hill Mines Limited in the Yukon Territory
of northern Canada. Mapping, evaluation, and guidance of mining operations
in underground workings in several of the mines.