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D-Wave Systems Inc

Re-posted on March 30, 2016

D-Wave is working to radically change what it is possible to do with computers. Our mission is to integrate new discoveries in physics and computer science into new breakthrough approaches to computation. We are committed to commercializing quantum computers. The company’s flagship product, the D-Wave Two, is built around a novel type of superconducting quantum processor. D-Wave Two systems are currently in use by on-line customers and by customers in the field such as NASA & Google.

D-Wave is looking for exceptionally motivated people who love to see the impact of their work on a daily basis, who will do whatever it takes to ensure success of the company, and who want to be a part of something special. There are many challenging and exciting opportunities currently available, including the position of Experimental Physicist PhD – responsible for identifying and solving problems, arising in the design, development, and performance of advanced superconducting quantum optimization processors.

  • More details on responsibilities, qualifications and to apply for this position here
  • Check out life at D-Wave and all current openings here

 

Simon Fraser University

Posted on March 1, 2016

Assistant Professor in Aboriginal Environmental Management and Governance

The School of Resource and Environmental Management (REM) at Simon Fraser University (SFU) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Aboriginal Environmental Management and Governance. We welcome applications from scholars who will advance environmental and social justice issues as they relate to Aboriginal communities in Canada through interdisciplinary research, teaching, mentoring, and community engagement. We seek a collaborative colleague who will address topics such as marine or terrestrial resource use, management and governance; spatial planning; social-ecological systems; food security and sovereignty; climate impacts; or water resource management.

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The University of British Columbia

Posted on February 16, 2016

Mechatronics Engineer

You’ll use your superior skills in mechatronics engineering to support research and teaching in our department by:

  • Building, testing, troubleshooting and maintaining complex mechanical, electronic and computer based systems.
  • Managing our machine shop’s daily operations, and the associated staff. In addition, you will coordinate the various interested parties in order to create and implement a plan to revamp the shop.
  • Coordinating the design and production process for our researchers by completing work orders yourself, delegating selected tasks to our machinist, or working with other UBC shops.

Read the full job posting: Mechatronics Engineer Advert

Apply here.

Simon Fraser University

Posted on December 23, 2015

Assistant Professorship in Surface Water Hydrology

The Department of Geography invites applications for a tenure-track position in Surface Water Hydrology. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will begin September 1, 2016. The ideal candidate will have expertise that combines both field hydrology and modelling with a focus that could range from small-basins to big-river scale. The successful candidate will build an externally-funded research program that complements and contributes to our research strengths in the water sciences and global environmental change.

Applicants must have completed a PhD by the time of appointment and should demonstrate a clear promise of excellence in research as well as effectiveness in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, indication of citizenship and/or residency status, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching experience, strategy and philosophy, and the names and contact information for at least three references.  Submit all application materials as a single pdf via this online application form. Screening of application files will commence on January 29, 2016. Applications received by this date will be given priority. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to have 3 letters of recommendation forwarded to us.

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If you have any questions, please contact the Chair’s Secretary at geogsec@sfu.ca.

Simon Fraser University

Posted on December 17, 2015

Lectureship in Physical Geography

The Department of Geography invites applications for a Lectureship in Physical Geography. This position is a continuing teaching (non-research) appointment starting September 1, 2016. Applicants should have a PhD degree. They should demonstrate excellence, or the clear promise of excellence, in teaching, and a commitment to experiential learning and innovative pedagogy. The successful candidate will teach a broad range of courses in the first and second year of the undergraduate program in physical geography, be able to co-ordinate and lead the physical geography field school, and possibly teach more advanced courses. Preference will be given to candidates who can successfully teach students from a range of science and non-science backgrounds. Contributions to collegial governance are expected.

Candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, indication of citizenship and/or residency status, a teaching portfolio (including a statement of teaching experience, strategy and philosophy, teaching evaluations, actual and potential course outlines), and the names and contact information for at least three references. Submit all application materials as a single pdf via this online application form. Screening of application files will commence on January 15, 2016. Applications received by this date will be given priority. Short-listed candidates will be contacted to have 3 letters of recommendation forwarded to us.

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University of British Columbia

Posted on December 17, 2015

Assistant Professor, Tenure Track │Canada Research Chair – II in Statistical Ecology

The Department of Statistics in conjunction with the Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries (IOF) in the Faculty of Science invites applications from outstanding new investigators for a Canada Research Chair (CRC) – Tier II, in the area of Statistical Ecology. This will be a tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor.

The anticipated start date is July 1, 2016 or upon a mutually agreeable date. Applicants should send a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of vision for their research program, and a statement of teaching and training philosophy, to search@stat.ubc.ca by February 15, 2016. Applicants must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the same address by this date.

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Simon Fraser University

Posted on October 7, 2015

 

The Department of Earth Sciences at Simon Fraser University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship in petrology commencing as early as September 2016. A PhD is required, and post-doctoral research, teaching or industry experience is desirable. Qualified candidates may be considered for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair. The research activities of the successful candidate will complement the existing petrology and tectonics research interests within the Department, while contributing to the expertise of the Department as a whole. Candidates with expertise in metamorphic and/or igneous petrology are encouraged to apply.

For additional information about this position, click here.

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Science World

Posted on August 12, 2015

 

Science World is a not-for-profit society that offers a unique work environment fostering creativity, team spirit and diversity. All employees share the same goal: to turn the community on to science with fun, whimsy and flair!

Currently there are two separate job postings open. Details can be found here.

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