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Assistant Professor – Computational Structural Biology – # 1803876

Posting Oct 16-Nov 13, 2018

The Department of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Computational Structural Biology, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2019. 

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology or closely related field, post-doctoral experience, and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. We are searching for an outstanding candidate who addresses fundamental and applied questions of computational structural biology. The Master of Biotechnology (M.Biotech) Program is seeking an individual who brings research and technical expertise with possible areas: protein structure analysis, modelling of biomolecular interactions, simulations of protein dynamics, protein modifications and/or drug design. 

Evidence of excellence in research will be demonstrated by publications in top ranked, peer reviewed and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. The candidate must also demonstrate excellence in teaching. This can be accomplished through strong endorsements from referees and a teaching portfolio, including a coherent statement of teaching philosophy, teaching accomplishments, and excellent course evaluations, or demonstrated excellent performance in other teaching related activities, including performance as a teaching assistant, student mentorship, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, or excellent conference posters or presentations.

The successful applicant is expected to develop and maintain an active, independent, innovative and internationally-recognized and externally funded research program combining basic and applied investigation. Potential for collaboration is high with others who focus on G protein-coupled receptors, plant metabolism proteins, transcription factors and proteins involved in neural development. The candidate will teach half the normal load in the Department of Biology and the other half in the M.Biotech program (http://www.utm.utoronto.ca/mbiotech/). The M.Biotech Program is seeking contributions to the professional graduate curriculum, including both teaching and research. The candidate will also contribute to the education and training of undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Biology, University of Toronto Mississauga.  This individual will also be appointed to the tri-campus graduate Department of Cell and Systems Biology at the University of Toronto.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The UTM and its affiliated institutions offer a stimulating and supportive environment with a variety of facilities and a highly interactive community of researchers.  We seek applications from individuals whose research program would complement existing departmental research strengths. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration within the Department of Biology, with other departments at UTM (eg. Chemical and Physical Sciences), as well as with faculty at the St. George and Scarborough campuses of the University of Toronto.

For more information on the Department of Biology please visit our webpage at www.utm.utoronto.ca/biology.  Information on the graduate unit can be found at www.csb.utoronto.ca.

All qualified applicants are invited to apply online by clicking the link below.  Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, three representative publications, and the teaching portfolio to include a statement on teaching philosophy and experience, course evaluations, teaching accomplishments, or evidence of other teaching related activities. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word files in the following format:

1) Letter, CV, research statement, and teaching portfolio
2) Publications

Applicants should arrange for three signed letters of reference from individuals familiar with the candidate’s research and teaching to be sent directly to: Dr. Joel Levine, Chair, Department of Biology, University of Toronto Mississauga, by email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) to: biology.utm@utoronto.ca by the closing date.

If you have any questions regarding this position please contact Prof. Joel Levine at biology.utm@utoronto.ca.

Closing date for submissions is November 12, 2018 11:59 pm EST.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Assistant Professor – Mycology – # 1803891

Posting Oct 16- Nov 13, 2018

The Department of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Mycology, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2019. 

We are searching for an outstanding scientist who addresses fundamental questions in fungal biology. The department is particularly interested in an individual who would bring complementary research, teaching and technical expertise. Topics of interest include but are not limited to: 
• Ecology and Evolution
• Systematics, speciation, biodiversity
• Fungal metabolism and biochemistry
• Population genetics

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology or closely related field, post-doctoral experience, and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. 

Evidence of excellence in research will be demonstrated by publications in top ranked, peer reviewed and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. The candidate must also demonstrate excellence in teaching. This can be accomplished through strong endorsements from referees and a teaching portfolio, including a coherent statement of teaching philosophy, teaching accomplishments, and excellent course evaluations, or demonstrated excellent performance in other teaching related activities, including performance as a teaching assistant, student mentorship, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, or excellent conference posters or presentations.

The successful applicant is expected to develop and maintain an active, independent, innovative and externally funded program of research and to contribute to the education and training of undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Biology, University of Toronto Mississauga. This individual will also be appointed to the tri-campus graduate Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto. For more information on the Department of Biology please visit our webpage at www.utm.utoronto.ca/biology.Information on the graduate unit can be found at www.eeb.utoronto.ca

The University of Toronto Mississauga and its affiliated institutions offer a stimulating and supportive environment with a variety of facilities and a highly interactive community of researchers. We seek applications from individuals whose research program would complement existing departmental research strengths. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration within the Department of Biology, with other departments at UTM, as well as with faculty at the St. George and Scarborough campuses of the University of Toronto.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 

All qualified applicants are invited to apply online by clicking the link below.  Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future research interests, three representative publications, and the teaching portfolio to include a statement on teaching philosophy and experience, course evaluations, teaching accomplishments, or evidence of other teaching related activities. Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word files in the following format:

1) Letter, CV, research statement, and teaching portfolio
2) Publications

Applicants should arrange for three signed letters of reference from individuals familiar with the candidate’s research and teaching to be sent directly to: Dr. Joel Levine, Chair, Department of Biology, University of Toronto Mississauga, by email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) to: biology.utm@utoronto.ca.

If you have any questions regarding this position please contact Prof. Joel Levine at biology.utm@utoronto.ca.

Closing date for submissions is November 12, 2018 11:59 pm EST.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


  Mechanical Engineering, Traditional and interdisciplinary areas of mechanical engineering (two positions)

 Posting Oct 5 – Nov 15, 2018

Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, computer science, and earth and atmospheric science. We have created a culture where tomorrow’s professionals are becoming Renaissance Engineers™ – multidisciplinary problem solvers, critical thinkers, leaders and entrepreneurs who understand creativity, communications, social responsibility, and cultural diversity. We seek committed faculty who can contribute to our innovative approaches to incorporating research in the curriculum, experiential education, technology-enhanced learning and other pedagogical innovations. Further information is available at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/.
The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Lassonde School of Engineering invites applications from qualified individuals for two tenure-track professorial-stream positions in traditional and interdisciplinary areas of mechanical engineering, one at the Assistant Professor level and one at the Associate Professor level, both to commence on July 1, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

We are seeking individuals who can demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence, in scholarly research and teaching in Mechanical Engineering. Candidates are expected to integrate with a young and vibrant department and willing to take scholarly initiatives that transcend the traditional boundaries of engineering and build on the existing strong foundations in the Department. Candidates should be able to teach a broad range of courses in Mechanical Engineering.

The successful candidate will hold a PhD in Mechanical Engineering or closely related field and must be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario. Candidates for the Associate Professor position must be currently registered as a Professional Engineer and be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario.

Candidates must demonstrate excellence, or the promise of excellence, in teaching and research. Innovative teaching ideas and experience will be an asset and a strong research track record commensurate with the rank of appointment is essential. The successful candidate must be able to teach and supervise students at both the undergraduate and graduate level and be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The candidate must be able to establish a strong, independently funded research program and assist in the administrative duties of both the department and university. Candidates seeking the rank of Associate Professor must have a proven track record of teaching excellence, an established and independently funded research program, and demonstrated excellence in training highly qualified personnel.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Lassonde School of Engineering offers undergraduate and graduate programs that promote critical thinking and problem solving skills required to solve challenging real-world problems. We recently graduated our first Mechanical Engineering undergraduate cohort in 2018 and are excited to continue to expand our teaching and research programs. The Department offers BEng, MASc and PhD degree programs. Our department is focused on inter-disciplinary and collaborative research which offers a wide range of opportunities to both our undergraduate and graduate students. Please visit our website for more details about our exciting program: http://mech.lassonde.yorku.ca/

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/. Please select the Affirmative Action tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Applicants should complete an on-line application at: http://lassonde.yorku.ca/new-faculty/. A complete on-line application should include (1) a cover letter clearly indicating the rank for which the candidate wishes to be considered; (2) a detailed curriculum vitae highlighting career achievements, areas of research, teaching experience, list of publications and awards/honours, as well as research grants and students supervised (the last two items are especially important for the Associate Professor position); (3) a statement of research plans detailing the intended projects to be pursued, envisioned resources, and external funding ideas to allow executing the research plans (maximum 3 pages); (4) a statement of teaching plan especially for the Mechanical Engineering Department at the Lassonde School of Engineering (maximum 2 pages); (5) three samples of the candidate’s most significant scholarly work. (6) the names and contact information of three people who have agreed to provide reference letters. Complete applications must be received by November 15, 2018.


Senior Engineer

Posting Oct 5 – 26, 2018

Toronto is Canada’s largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Consistently ranked one of the world’s most livable cities, we are a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture. Join the award-winning Toronto Public Service as a Senior Engineer within our Engineering & Construction Services Division, which provides specialized services such as engineering design, construction management, development engineering review, and engineering and control surveying.

This 12-month temporary, full-time position would be a great career move for an experienced civil engineer whose technical expertise is complemented by a proven ability to achieve results in a multi-stakeholder environment.

As a Senior Engineer in Development Engineering, you will act as a case manager in the review of development applications made under the Planning Act, including official plan amendments, secondary plans, subdivisions, re-zonings, land divisions, site plans and condominium proposals. This role also involves representing Development Engineering on cross-divisional teams in support of large city-building programs such as Waterfront Toronto’s Port Lands Flood Protection Enabling Infrastructure.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Your primary responsibilities as a Senior Engineer will be varied, but you’ll be expected to:

  • Manage assigned projects from inception to completion.
  • Review, and recommend approval of, the scope and cost of all new City infrastructure required to support proposed developments.
  • Provide detailed comments and technical review of engineering proposals, including engineering drawings, studies, reports and contracts, utilizing expertise in standard engineering principles and practices to ensure compliance with City policies, standards, and by-laws.
  • Coordinate and review comments, correspondence, and sign-off from various City works departments.
  • Ensure applicable permits and approvals are secured, as required, from internal divisions and external agencies.
  • Review municipal infrastructure-related conditions for agreements, including Easements, Subdivision, Zoning, Site Plan, Consent, etc.
  • Recommend approval of proposed engineering plans and studies.
  • Ensure that the assigned work is reviewed and commented on within the prescribed timelines and in compliance with applicable City protocols and staff directives.
  • Provide oversight and direction to inspection staff to ensure the work complies with the agreed-upon requirements and to facilitate any required changes.
  • Establish and maintain linkages to other units in the City to coordinate input and ensure effective partnerships.
  • Liaise and maintain relationships with councillors, the public, consultants, government agencies, developers, contractors and stakeholders related to assigned projects.
  • Manage assigned projects, ensuring effective teamwork and communication, high standards of work quality and organizational performance, continuous learning and maintenance of related data.
  • Administer all securities and financial matters related to applications.
  • Prepare Council reports and briefing notes on various issues pertaining to assigned work and associated municipal infrastructure.
  • Perform site inspections and assessments of changed conditions on construction projects.
  • Oversee the coordination, inspection, and enforcement of site activities in compliance with accepted designs, City policies and by-laws.
  • Represent the Division at meetings with the public, stakeholders and councillors.
  • Represent the Division as a technical specialist at project, committee, and organizational meetings with planners, administrators, contractors and other external service providers, as well as providing expert testimonies at hearings, and court proceedings.
  • Assist with, and conduct, research, ensuring the best practices, corporate policies, developments within the field, legislation, and initiatives by other municipalities and other levels of government are taken into account.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technological developments in the field of municipal engineering.
  • Assist the manager in the review of various divisional procedures, practices and directives.
  • Prepare estimates to aid the manager in the preparation of the budget.
  • Oversee and evaluate the work performance of external service providers with respect to quality, timeline, cost, and completion of required tasks.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

Your application for the role of Senior Engineer must describe your qualifications as they relate to:

  1. Registration as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) with Professional Engineers Ontario (PEO) (i.e. discipline of Civil Engineering).
  2. Extensive experience in the development engineering field and applying the principles of engineering in the design and/or engineering review of design submissions.
  3. Extensive experience in preparing and/or reviewing reports, studies, contracts and drawings submitted in support of development applications.
  4. Extensive project management experience in a municipal engineering environment (i.e. management of land development applications, including construction of municipal infrastructure and negotiating technical requirements and agreements).
  5. Extensive experience in managing and coordinating large complex projects involving many stakeholders.
  6. Experience in preparing and/or reviewing servicing and stormwater management reports, in support of development projects and/or applications.
  7. Considerable knowledge of stormwater management principles and techniques.
  8. Ability to meet deadlines and other key performance indicators.
  9. Extensive knowledge of the application of a variety of legislation (i.e. the Ontario Water Resources Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Planning Act, the Occupational Health & Safety Act and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act).
  10. Considerable knowledge in the application of engineering theory, principles, and practices related to design and construction of municipal infrastructure.
  11. Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and problem-solve effectively.
  12. Knowledge of policies, procedures and standards governing contract administration.
  13. Proficiency in the use of various computer software (i.e. Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat).
  14. Must possess a valid Province of Ontario Class “G” Driver’s Licence and may require daily access to a vehicle to travel to various work locations and construction sites in a timely manner.
  15. Ability to read, interpret, and report on engineering plans and drawings, specifications, correspondence, reports and other documents in a timely manner.
  16. Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing at all organizational levels and convey technical information to a variety of audiences.
  17. Highly developed interpersonal, problem-solving and team work skills and customer service orientation.
  18. Ability to collaborate and work effectively with colleagues, internal stakeholders, and external clients, including consultants, contractors, developers, utility companies, elected officials, and the general public.
  19. Ability to plan, supervise, and direct the work of assigned staff members.

Salary Range: $102,029.20 – $119,883.40 per year

Please note:

If this temporary position becomes permanent, it may not be reposted.

How to Apply:

For more information on this and other opportunities with the City of Toronto, visit us online at www.toronto.ca/jobs. To apply online, submit your resume, quoting File #2312279 X, by October 26, 2018.

Accommodation:  If you are an individual who requires accommodation, due to disability under the Ontario Human Rights Code, to apply for this position, please email us at applaccomodation@toronto.ca, quoting job ID #2312279 X and the job classification title.  The City is committed to providing Code-protected accommodation throughout its hiring process. Please visit Hiring Policies and Statements for further details.

 


 

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, 2019

Posted Oct 3, 2018

 

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position in Statistics at the rank of Assistant Professor with a starting date of July 1, 2019.

Accomplished researchers in all areas of Statistics are invited to apply. The main criteria for selection are research and teaching excellence. The successful candidate will be expected to work in an area of study that complements areas already represented within the department, and to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment.

Research in Statistics currently includes Bayesian statistics, Biostatistics, Design of experiments, Non-parametric statistics, Statistical learning, Time series, and Uncertainty quantification. For more information about the Statistics program, please see https://www.queensu.ca/mathstat/research/probability-statistics. The successful candidate who joins this group will be expected to work in any of these or complementary areas of research, and to contribute to both the graduate and undergraduate programs.

Candidates must have a PhD (or an equivalent degree) in Statistics or in a related area, completed by the start date of the appointment. The successful candidates will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to research leadership and academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the Department’s programs. The successful candidates will also be expected to make substantive contributions through service to the Department, the Faculty of Arts & Science, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen/permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:
a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
a statement of research interests;
a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,
at least four letters of reference (one of which addresses teaching abilities and/or potential).

Application materials, with the exception of recommendation letters, should be submitted through http://www.mathjobs.org. Recommendation letters may be uploaded directly on http://www.mathjobs.org/ or sent by e-mail to position@mast.queensu.ca, or mailed to: the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Jeffery Hall, 48 University Ave., Kingston, ON Canada, K7L 3N6. In order to ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by December 1, 2018.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact position@mast.queesu.ca.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca/collective-agreement .


Department of Mathematics and Statistics, 2019

Posted Oct 3, 2018

 

The Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Faculty of Arts and Science at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position in Mathematics and Engineering and Applied Mathematics at the rank of Assistant Professor with a starting date of July 1, 2019.

Accomplished researchers in all areas of mathematical engineering will be considered but preference will be given to candidates in the following two clusters:

  1. Mathematics of Machine Learning, Data Sciences, Statistical Learning, and Information Theoretic Methods in Learning and Data Science;
  2. Mathematics of Fluid and Continuum Mechanics, Control of Mechanical Systems, Partial Differential Equations, and Numerical Analysis.

The Mathematics and Engineering Program, and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at large, offer an excellent environment for research and teaching with very high standards and a collaborative environment. In Mathematics and Engineering there are presently prominent groups in Geometric Mechanics, Control Theory, and Information and Communication Theory. For more information about the Mathematics and Engineering Program, please see http://www.mast.queensu.ca/meng.

Candidates must have a PhD (or an equivalent degree) in Mathematics, in Engineering, in Statistics, or in a related area, completed by the start date of the appointment. The successful candidates will provide evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates potential for independent research leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding, as well as strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and an ongoing commitment to research leadership, and academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the Department’s programs. The successful candidates will also be expected to make substantive contributions through service to the Department, the Faculty of Arts & Science, the University, and/or the broader community. Eligibility to obtain a license as a Professional Engineer is a strong asset. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship, however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

A complete application consists of:

    • a cover letter (including one of the two statements regarding Canadian citizenship / permanent resident status specified in the previous paragraph);
    • a current Curriculum Vitae (including a list of publications);
    • a statement of research interests;
    • a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available); and,
    • at least four letters of reference (one of which addresses teaching abilities and/or potential).

Application materials, with the exception of recommendation letters, should be submitted through http://www.mathjobs.org. Recommendation letters may be uploaded directly on http://www.mathjobs.org/ or sent by e-mail to position@mast.queensu.ca, or mailed to: the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Jeffery Hall, 48 University Ave., Kingston, ON Canada, K7L 3N6. In order to ensure full consideration, complete applications should be received by December 10, 2018.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact position@mast.queesu.ca.

Academic staff at Queen’s University are governed by a Collective Agreement between the University and the Queen’s University Faculty Association (QUFA), which is posted at http://queensu.ca/facultyrelations/faculty-librarians-and-archivists/collective-agreement and at http://www.qufa.ca/collective-agreement .


Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Foundations of Physics

Posting Sept 29- Oct 31, 2018

The Faculty of Science and the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at The University of Western Ontario invite applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Foundations of Physics at the rank of Assistant Professor (Probationary Tenure-track), or Associate Professor (Probationary Tenure-track, or Tenured). Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2019.  The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with members across the Faculties of Science and Arts & Humanities, and other members of the University community in developing their nomination for the Tier 2 Canada Research program, particularly the proposed program of research.   The successful candidate will be expected to apply for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the first available competition for which they are eligible.

 

In accordance with the regulations set for Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs (www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca), Tier 2 chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e., candidates must have less than 10 years of experience as an active researcher in their field at the time of nomination). Applicants who are more than 10 years from having earned their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, such as maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, etc.) may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 Chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process; please contact Research Development at The University of Western Ontario at ResearchWesternCRC@uwo.ca for more information. Please consult the Canada Research Chair website for full information, including further details on eligibility criteria. http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/program-programme/nomination-mise_en_candidature-eng.aspx

 

The successful candidate will become a leader in the field of Foundations of Physics. Examples of areas of research include, but are not limited to, cosmology, quantum mechanics, quantum gravity, quantum information, and statistical physics. Applicants will have a strong research track record in both Physics and Philosophy, with a doctoral degree in at least one of Physics or Philosophy. Assessment of candidates will be based on research excellence, reflected in number and quality of peer-reviewed publications, previous success securing research support, and other evidence of impact.

 

The successful candidate will be expected to secure research funding through the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. The successful candidate will be appointed to both the Departments of Applied Mathematics and Philosophy, and therefore the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate students in both departments is essential. The ideal candidate will show evidence of collaboration and effective leadership of a research group.

 

The University of Western Ontario recognizes the potential impact that legitimate career interruptions can have on a candidate’s record of research achievement. Potential candidates are encouraged to explain within their application the impact that career interruptions have had on their record, and to submit a full career or extended CV to a chairholder position in cases where they have had career interruptions.

 

The Departments of Applied Mathematics (www.uwo.ca/apmaths) and Philosophy (www.uwo.ca/philosophy) at the University of Western Ontario offer an exceptional environment for studying foundational questions in physics. They boast a combined total of 35 research-active faculty members, which includes those studying mathematical and computational physics, as well as the philosophy of physics. The successful applicant will join the nine core faculty members who are currently active in the internationally recognized Rotman Institute of Philosophy (www.rotman.uwo.ca).

 

With annual research funding exceeding $220 million, and an international reputation for success, Western ranks as one of Canada’s top research-intensive universities. Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application. Western also provides an exceptional employment experience, offering competitive salaries, a wide range of employment opportunities and one of Canada’s most beautiful campuses.

 

The University of Western Ontario’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families. This position includes a comprehensive benefits package.  Further details can be accessed at:  http://www.uwo.ca/hr/benefits/your_benefits/faculty.html

Candidates should submit: (1) the Application for Full-time Faculty Position Form available at https://www.uwo.ca/facultyrelations/pdf/recruitment/full-time-application-form.pdf, (2) a letter of interest; (3) a current curriculum vitae; (4) a Research Statement, outlining past contributions and future plans (no more than five pages); (5) a Teaching Statement, outlining past experience, and teaching and mentoring philosophy (no more than two pages); (5) a writing sample, preprint, or reprint; (6) the names and complete contact information for three references.

 

Please email submissions as a single pdf file to apmaths-jobs@uwo.ca, or mail submissions to:

Dr. Geoff Wild

Chair, Foundations of Physics CRC Search Committee

Department of Applied Mathematics, The University of Western Ontario

London, ON N6A 5B7, Canada

 

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

 

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals.  Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.

 

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.  If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Rebecca Gould, apmaths-jobs@uwo.ca, +1 519 661 2111 extension 86997.


Four Tenure-Stream Faculty Positions, Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University


Posting Sept 17- Nov 10, 2018

The Faculty of Computer Science at Dalhousie University (https://www.dal.ca/faculty/computerscience.html) in Halifax, Nova Scotia is Atlantic Canada’s leading academic research institution in information technology. Located in the heart of Halifax, our diverse Faculty contributes to the advancement of technology and its impact on society, in Canada and beyond. To meet increasing demand and growth, we are recruiting four new research-intensive positions at the Assistant Professor level, across our key research areas:

Algorithm Engineering in any area of application (https://tinyurl.com/FCSAlgorithmEngineering).

Data Science including streaming data, big-data software frameworks, and data analytics (https://tinyurl.com/FCSDataScience).

Artificial Intelligence for Medicine using methods such as Bayesian reasoning, reinforcement learning, human-in-the-loop, transfer learning, and interpretable machine learning in medical applications.  (https://tinyurl.com/FCSAIforMedicine). This position will involve significant collaboration with researchers in the Faculty of Medicine.

Human-Computer Interaction including qualitative research, interaction design, system design and evaluation, mixed and/or augmented reality. (https://tinyurl.com/FCSHCI) .

The Faculty of Computer Science is currently home to over 40 professors and instructors, and over 1400 students. Our researchers hold a wide range of funding across different disciplines, with a strong record in industry-partnered research, and participate in large initiatives such as the Ocean Frontier Institute and the DeepSense ocean data analytics platform (https://deepsense.ca/). The Faculty has degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and interdisciplinary programs spanning health informatics, electronic commerce, and bioinformatics.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications must include an application letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests, sample publications, and letters of reference from three referees. A complete application must also include a separate completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at http://www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid. Submission details are outlined in the detailed job ad located at the URL stated above.  Review of applications will commence November 10th, 2018.


Civil Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, YORK UNIVERSITY

Posted Sept 12, 2018

Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, computer science, and earth and atmospheric science. We have created a culture where tomorrow’s professionals are becoming Renaissance Engineers™ – multidisciplinary problem solvers, critical thinkers, leaders and entrepreneurs who understand creativity, communications, social responsibility, and cultural diversity.  We seek committed faculty who can contribute to our innovative approaches to incorporating research in the curriculum, experiential education, technology-enhanced learning and other pedagogical innovations. Further information is available at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/.

The Department of Civil Engineering at the Lassonde School of Engineering invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track professorial-stream position at the Assistant Professor level in Geotechnical Engineering to commence on July 1, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated candidate who will contribute to the Department’s goal of establishing a state-of-the-art advanced experimental geotechnics facility, focused on laboratory and field testing of saturated, unsaturated and frozen soils, and other geomaterials, such as waste and mine tailings. Other focus areas of this position can include: geotechnical field instrumentation and monitoring for geohazards; environmental geotechnics; energy geotechnics; experimental geochemistry; transportation geotechnics; and mining geotechnics. The successful candidate is expected to play a key role in the teaching of undergraduate and graduate geotechnical engineering courses.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Civil Engineering or a closely related field; be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario; and be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The ideal candidate will have post-doctoral and/or industrial experience and a demonstrated track record of excellence (or a clear promise of excellence) in teaching, research and professional practice. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program and supervise graduate students. The successful candidate will also have the ability to participate in partnerships with industry and/or other public institutions and demonstrated expertise and leadership in teaching and curricular innovation at the undergraduate and graduate level.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca.  Please select the Affirmative Action tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Applicants should complete an on-line application at: http://lassonde.yorku.ca/new-faculty/. A complete on-line application should include a cover letter (clearly indicating the rank for which the candidate wishes to be considered, their professional engineering registration status, and citizenship); a detailed CV; a teaching statement; a statement of research interests and plan; three sample research publications; and names and contact details of at least three references. Complete applications must be received by November 30, 2018. Informal enquiries about the Department of Civil Engineering and this position may be made to Professor Dan Palermo, PhD, PEng (dan.palermo@lassonde.yorku.ca), Chair of Department of Civil Engineering.


Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering

Posted Sept 12, 2018

Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, computer science, and earth and atmospheric science. We have created a culture where tomorrow’s professionals are becoming Renaissance Engineers™ – multidisciplinary problem solvers, critical thinkers, leaders and entrepreneurs who understand creativity, communications, social responsibility, and cultural diversity.  We seek committed faculty who can contribute to our innovative approaches to incorporating research in the curriculum, experiential education, technology-enhanced learning and other pedagogical innovations. Further information is available at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/.

The Department of Civil Engineering at the Lassonde School of Engineering invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track professorial-stream position at the Assistant Professor level in Transportation Engineering to commence on July 1, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated candidate who will contribute to the Department’s goal of establishing a strong research program in Transportation Engineering. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the following fields: intelligent transportation systems (ITS); connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV); smart cities; and transportation data analytics using innovative technologies such as AI, IoT, etc. The successful candidate will have demonstrated teaching expertise in one or more of the following areas: intelligent transportation systems (ITS); traffic operations; public transit; transportation planning; transportation logistics; transportation economics; and geometric design.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Civil Engineering or a closely related field; be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario; and be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The ideal candidate will have post-doctoral and/or industrial experience and a demonstrated track record of excellence (or a clear promise of excellence) in teaching, research and professional practice. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program and supervise graduate students. The successful candidate will also have the ability to participate in partnerships with industry and/or other public institutions and demonstrated expertise and leadership in teaching and curricular innovation at the undergraduate and graduate level.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca.  Please select the Affirmative Action tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Applicants should complete an on-line application at: http://lassonde.yorku.ca/new-faculty/. A complete on-line application should include a cover letter (clearly indicating the rank for which the candidate wishes to be considered, their professional engineering registration status, and citizenship); a detailed CV; a teaching statement; a statement of research interests and plan; three sample research publications; and names and contact details of at least three references. Complete applications must be received by November 30, 2018. Informal enquiries about the Department of Civil Engineering and this position may be made to Professor Dan Palermo, PhD, PEng (dan.palermo@lassonde.yorku.ca), Chair of Department of Civil Engineering.


Civil Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, YORK UNIVERSITY

Posted Sept 12, 2018

Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, computer science, and earth and atmospheric science. We have created a culture where tomorrow’s professionals are becoming Renaissance Engineers™ – multidisciplinary problem solvers, critical thinkers, leaders and entrepreneurs who understand creativity, communications, social responsibility, and cultural diversity.  We seek committed faculty who can contribute to our innovative approaches to incorporating research in the curriculum, experiential education, technology-enhanced learning and other pedagogical innovations. Further information is available at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/.

The Department of Civil Engineering at the Lassonde School of Engineering invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track professorial-stream position at the Assistant Professor level in Water Resources Engineering to commence on July 1, 2019. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

We are looking to appoint a highly motivated candidate who will contribute to the Department’s goal of establishing a multi-faceted research program on integrated water resources management, sustainable use of water resources, and water security in the context of climate change. The successful candidate will have demonstrated research expertise in one or more of the following areas: water supply and distribution networks; water reuse and treatment technologies; water use efficiency and footprint in urban settings; decision-support, simulation and optimisation tools for water systems; and the impact of climate change on urban and agricultural water systems. The successful candidate will also play a key role in the teaching of undergraduate and graduate courses in fluid mechanics, fluid dynamics, hydraulics, hydrology, hydraulic structures, river engineering, water supply engineering, and water resources engineering.

The successful candidate must have a PhD in Civil Engineering or a closely related field; be eligible for registration as a Professional Engineer in Ontario; and be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The ideal candidate will have post-doctoral and/or industrial experience and a demonstrated track record of excellence (or a clear promise of excellence) in teaching, research and professional practice. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program and supervise graduate students. The successful candidate will also have the ability to participate in partnerships with industry and/or other public institutions and demonstrated expertise and leadership in teaching and curricular innovation at the undergraduate and graduate level.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. The AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the forms found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca.  Please select the Affirmative Action tab under which forms pertaining to Citizenship and AA can be found. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority.

Applicants should complete an on-line application at: http://lassonde.yorku.ca/new-faculty/. A complete on-line application should include a cover letter (clearly indicating the rank for which the candidate wishes to be considered, their professional engineering registration status, and citizenship); a detailed CV; a teaching statement; a statement of research interests and plan; three sample research publications; and names and contact details of at least three references. Complete applications must be received by November 30, 2018. Informal enquiries about the Department of Civil Engineering and this position may be made to Professor Dan Palermo, PhD, PEng (dan.palermo@lassonde.yorku.ca), Chair of Department of Civil Engineering.


Science Director, Canadian Light Source Inc. (CLS)

Posting Sept 10- Oct 10, 2018.

The Canadian Light Source Inc. (CLS) is seeking a Science Director. The CLS is Canada’s national centre for synchrotron research. Located at the University of Saskatchewan in the City of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, the CLS is a world-class, state-of-the-art facility that is advancing Canadian science, enhancing the competitiveness of Canadian industry and contributing to the quality of life of people around the world.  Launched in 1999 and officially opened in 2004, the synchrotron is one of the largest science projects in Canadian history and was the product of an unprecedented collaboration of federal, provincial and municipal governments and agencies, universities from across the country and industry.

The CLS is committed to being a world-leading centre of excellence in synchrotron science by working with the scientific community to promote the use of synchrotron light, industrial partnerships and innovation, and engaging in scientific and educational outreach. Currently, the CLS has 250 employees including scientists, engineers, technicians and administrative personnel.

The Science Director provides leadership in the development and implementation of CLS’ science strategy, enabling world class research using high brilliance synchrotron radiation resulting in the publication of scientific discoveries and innovations. They will report directly to the CEO and provide strategic input and leadership related to the scope of services offered by CLS to industrial, academic, and collaborating users with respect to storage ring services, beam line services, analytical services, interpretative services, and design of growth beam lines and specialized end stations.

Working in collaboration with the CEO and Executive Management, the Science Director will motivate and lead a high performing scientific management team, ensuring the infrastructure of systems, processes and personnel required for designing, building, commissioning and operating world-class photon beam lines are aligned with the strategic plan of the CLS. The Science Director leads collaborations with researchers and research project sponsors at national and international scientific and academic institutions in order to develop, expand and publish scientific discoveries and innovations in synchrotron science and related fields of science. They are the liaison with universities and collaborating institutions with respect to user needs and beamline development to foster research and development efforts in synchrotron science and the related fields of study. The Science Director leads academic and industrial user engagement efforts, managing relations between diverse stakeholders in academia, industry and government.

A Ph.D. in a relevant scientific discipline is required along with a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, most recently in a senior leadership role. A combination of education and experience may be considered. Familiarity with synchrotron science and/or experience working in a user facility would be considered an asset.

The position is a term appointment, initially for 3 years, with the potential for renewal. The position represents an excellent opportunity for a mid-career researcher with a strong science background and research profile looking to develop their leadership capability in preparation for a senior leadership role.

The CLS is partnering with the executive search firm Perrett Laver on this search process. Further information, including details of how to apply, can be downloaded at http://www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting reference 3761. For informal inquiries, please contact An Li Xu at AnLi.Xu@perrettlaver.com

Although first consideration will be given to citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada (in accordance with Canadian Immigration regulations) CLSI strongly encourages all qualified applicants to apply. CLSI is an equal opportunity employer and encourages members of designated groups (women, indigenous people, people with disabilities and visible minorities) to self-identify on their applications.

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Assistant or Associate Professor in Marine Biodiversity Modelling and Conservation

Posted Aug 31, 2018

Dalhousie University invites applications for a tenure-stream Assistant or Associate Professor position in the field of marine biodiversity modelling and conservation. The successful candidate will have expertise in biodiversity theory, statistical and mechanistic modelling, as well as substantial work experience in applying such approaches to marine conservation science. Ideally, the candidate would also have solid track record in contributing scientifically to the international biodiversity policy arena.

The position is for the Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, and will benefit from interaction with the Ocean Frontier Institute, the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the National Research Council Laboratory and the newly established Ocean Supercluster.

The candidate should have a PhD degree, extensive postdoctoral and other experience and a research track record that is exceptional for his/her career stage. It is anticipated that the appointment will be made at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a normal allocation of undergraduate and graduate classes in the areas listed above, and to develop a strong research program and team with external funding.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

The appointment will be effective 1 January 2019.

Completed applications, in a single file format, should include:

  • A cover letter outlining qualifications for the position;
  • A curriculum vitae;
  • A summary of the proposed research program;
  • A statement describing teaching philosophy and teaching interests;
  • A completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid
  • The contact information (including email addresses) for 3 to 5 referees with knowledge of your work and/or recognized expertise in your discipline. Letters of reference will be solicited by the Search Committee and should not be sent with the initial application.

The application should be sent to:
Chair of Search Committee, Dr Hal Whitehead
c/o Carolyn Young (Administrative Secretary)
Department of Biology
Dalhousie University
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4R2
e-mail: carolyn.young@dal.ca
Subject line: Marine Biodiversity Search

The review process will commence on 1 October 2018, and continue until the position is filled.
For additional information, please contact Dr Hal Whitehead, Chair of the Search Committee (hwhitehe@dal.ca)


Assistant Professor Grant Tenure-Track in Biostatistics (#45442) 

Posted: Aug 22, 2018

The Department of Statistics (www.stat.ubc.ca) at the University of British Columbia (www.ubc.ca) and BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (bcchr.ca) invite applications from outstanding investigators for a full time academic position at the rank of Assistant Professor, grant tenure-track in the UBC Department of Statistics, with a concurrent appointment as an Investigator within the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. The position has an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019 or January 1, 2020.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics, or a related field. Candidates must also demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in both teaching and research and should have a strong record of research productivity commensurate with their experience. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent research program, to engage in developing and applying statistical methods to biomedical data arising from clinical trials, clinical and administrative databases and data-intense biological technologies such as medical imaging and metabolomics, and to catalyze synergies between investigators within the Department of Statistics and across the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute. As a faculty member, the successful candidate will also be expected to participate effectively in the undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate teaching activities as well as make academic service contributions.

At BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, the successful candidate will have opportunities to collaborate with a large and diverse community of basic scientists and clinicians. The BC Children Hospital Research Institute consists of over 300 Investigators (clinicians and scientists) forming a dynamic and highly collaborative research community that aims to improve the health of children and their families. The Research Institute is located on the campus of the Children’s and Women’s Health Centre of BC (C&W), alongside two provincial, tertiary care teaching hospitals (BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital). BCCHR has a number of specialized scientific core laboratory and clinical facilities that couple technical expertise and services with state-of-the-art equipment to facilitate health research.  

The Department of Statistics is a leading centre for statistical science research in North America. Faculty members excel in both theory and methods research and collaborative research with domain-area scientists. The department is home to the Applied Statistics and Data Science Group, which supports research and training both inside and outside the department. The department also hosts a vibrant graduate program, with around 45 M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, as well as growing undergraduate programs, and, co-operatively with the Computer Science Department, a Master of Data Science and, with the School of Population and Public Health, a Biostatistics focus option for the M.Sc. Recent efforts see the department emerging as a hub for innovation in statistical education.

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is a global centre for research and teaching. Surrounded by the beauty of the Canadian West, UBC embraces bold new ways of thinking that attract exceptional students and faculty. It is a place where innovative ideas are nurtured in a globally connected research community, providing unparalleled opportunities to learn, discover and contribute.

The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

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 with email Subject line “Application for Biostatistics Position in Statistics and BCCHR (#45442)” by Wednesday, October 10, 2018. Applicants should also supply the names of three references and arrange for these references to submit their letters to references@stat.ubc.ca by the same deadline.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Two Assistant Professor Tenure Track Positions in Statistics (#15616)

Posted: Aug 22, 2018

The Department of Statistics (www.stat.ubc.ca) at the University of British Columbia (www.ubc.ca) invites applications from outstanding new investigators for two tenure-track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019 or January 1, 2020.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Statistics, Biostatistics or a related field. Candidates must also demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in both teaching and research. The successful candidate should have a strong record of research productivity commensurate with their experience and will be expected to develop an independent research program in an area that complements existing Department expertise and aligns with opportunities at UBC. The successful candidate will also be expected to effectively teach undergraduate and graduate Statistics courses and supervise Statistics M.Sc. and Ph.D. students.

The Department of Statistics is a leading international centre for statistical science. Faculty members excel in both theory and methods research as well as collaborative research with domain-area experts. The faculty’s current research areas include statistical genomics, machine learning, computational statistics, Bayesian methods, spatio-temporal modelling, ecological statistics, robust methods, biostatistics, statistical finance, multivariate dependence and extremes, computer experiments, nonparametric and functional data analysis, mixture models and empirical likelihood. The Department is home to the Applied Statistics and Data Science Group (ASDa), which supports research and graduate-level training both inside and outside the department. The Department also hosts a vibrant graduate program as well as growing undergraduate programs and, with the Computer Science Department, co-offers a Master of Data Science. Recent initiatives see the Department emerging as a hub for innovation in statistical education.

The Department is heavily engaged in UBC data science opportunities. In addition to co-offering the Master of Data Science, which is now in its third year of operation, and offering a new first year Data Science course, the Department is actively involved in the new Faculty of Science’s research-focused Data Science Institute, which brings together a critical mass of Data Science researchers at UBC. ASDa is active in data science training and the support of faculty cross-disciplinary research collaborations.

The position is subject to final budgetary approval.

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 with email Subject line “Application for Statistics Assistant Professor (#15616)” by Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Applicants should also supply the names of three references and arrange for these references to submit their letters to references@stat.ubc.ca by the same deadline.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Métis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


 


Barrett Family Foundation Chair in Sustainable Food Engineering,  School of Engineering, University of Guelph

Posted: Aug 14, 2018

The University of Guelph invites applications, nominations, and expressions of interest for the inaugural Barrett Family Foundation Chair in Sustainable Food Engineering.

The first of its kind in Canada, the Barrett Chair will develop and advance an impactful research program in sustainable food engineering and provide transformational leadership to food engineering research and training at the University of Guelph. With generous support from the Barrett Family Foundation, the Chair will increase national and international awareness of sustainable food engineering issues through the development of Canada’s first national roundtable on sustainable food engineering technology and a collaborative industry research advisory group. The Chair will engage with local, national, and international research networks and industry leaders to develop long-term solutions to industry challenges and ensure a greener, more sustainable food industry. By pioneering innovative courses and curriculum, increasing collaboration between the University and industry and engaging and developing highly qualified personnel the Chair will contribute to undergraduate and graduate education and strengthen the University’s capacity to respond to food industry issues.

As the ideal candidate, you are an accomplished interdisciplinary scholar whose career has successfully spanned both academia and industry. Your distinguished record of scholarly achievement is evidenced by high-impact publications in internationally recognized peer-reviewed journals and/or a record of successful patents. With the proven ability to build partnerships, strengthen reputation, and attract international visibility to both your own work and the work of those around you, you are viewed as a leader in your field of study. You are a mentor, coach, and relationship builder who can work in collaboration with others to identify industry challenges and support innovative solutions. You have proven that you possess the expertise, drive, energy, and ambition required to build a research program that is collaborative, interdisciplinary, and internationally recognized and further support and complement the University’s strengths in food research and teaching. You hold a PhD in a relevant discipline and are a Professional Engineer in Canada or have credentials which will allow you to become registered in Canada.

The University of Guelph has achieved prominence in Canada and around the world for its commitment to student learning and innovative research. It is dedicated to cultivating the essentials of our quality of life – food, water, environment, animal and human health, community, commerce, culture, and learning. The University community shares a profound sense of social responsibility, an obligation to address global issues, and a concern for international development.  Approximately 23,000 undergraduate and graduate students attend the University, which has a special mandate to deliver food and agricultural, engineering and technology, business, art, science and veterinary programs and services to Ontario.

The University of Guelph has well-established and accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Biological Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Engineering Systems and Computing, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, and Water Resources Engineering. At present, the School of Engineering is comprised of 58 faculty members, 35 staff and technicians, 1800 undergraduate students, and over 300 graduate students. Its leadership is bolstered by the University’s unique research and development partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. While housed within the School of Engineering, the Chair will also work closely with the Food Science Department.

This position is for a 5-year renewable term and the Chair will hold a tenured faculty appointment at the Associate or Full Professor level in the School of Engineering within the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences. Following the five-year term, the faculty member will continue to hold a tenured appointment with the School of Engineering. The successful candidate can expect generous research support, a collegial and supportive environment, and the experience of working in Canada’s Food University.

The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would contribute to the further diversification of the University community are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin August 14th, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Please provide a complete application including statement of interest articulating a long-term vision of the outcomes arising from the chair and related activities, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references (who will not be contacted without the consent of the candidate), to guelphfoodchair@kbrs.ca or apply online at www.kbrs.ca/Careers/12376

To learn more, or to make a nomination, please contact Laura Godsoe at 1 902 421 7544.

 

 


 

Assistant Professor in Integrative Organismal Biology, Dept. of Zoology, University of British Columbia

Posting: August 14, 2018- Oct 15, 2018

The Department of Zoology at The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, invites applications for two faculty positions in Integrative Organismal Biology. We seek outstanding individuals with innovative and integrative research programs that would extend and complement existing faculty strengths in our Comparative Animal Physiology and Biomechanics group. The positions are tenure track and expected to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree, postdoctoral experience, an excellent research record along with evidence of potential for attaining excellence in teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels. The appointment will begin no earlier than July 1, 2019.

We welcome candidates working on any group of animals. In particular, we encourage those who take a mechanistic approach to organismal biology, will expand our research and teaching approaches, and will interact with the large and diverse group of biologists in the Department of Zoology. The Department includes more than 38 principal investigators and promotes integrative research in biology. Its faculty and students pursue cutting edge questions in Comparative Animal Physiology and Biomechanics, Evolution, Ecology, and Cell and Developmental Biology. The successful applicants will be appointed in the Department of Zoology in the Faculty of Science. Further information on the Department is available at http://www.zoology.ubc.ca

Responsibilities of each position includes: establishing and conducting an internationally competitive and externally funded research program, developing teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels, supervising graduate and undergraduate students, and participating on service committees for the Department, University, and academic/scientific community.

Applicants should send, as a single pdf, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research (maximum of 3 pages), statement of teaching accomplishments and/or interests (maximum of 2 pages), up to four publications, and the names and contact information for three referees to Dr. Douglas Altshuler at iojob2018@zoology.ubc.ca.

The deadline for applications is October 15, 2018.

Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


 


CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR Tier 2 in Ocean Engineering

The Faculty of Engineering at Dalhousie University invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in “Ocean Engineering” to be held in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The appointment will be a tenure stream position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019. The successful candidate is expected to conduct research and supervise graduate students in ocean engineering and to develop, lead, and grow a strong, externally funded research program. While all ocean engineering subspecialties will be considered, preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated qualifications in design, control and autonomy of marine vehicles, and materials.

Dalhousie University has established national leadership in ocean research and are increasingly defined as a world leader in this area. This strength is reflected, for example, in the new Steele Oceans Centre, CERC in Ocean Science and Technology, Marine Environmental Observation Prediction and Response Network (MEPOAR) and the Institute for Ocean Research Enterprise. Consequently, this position is an integral part of the Ocean Frontiers Institute (OFI), a collaborative research initiative to harness the vast potential of the world’s ocean and meet the ecological, economic and societal challenges of the future. As an international hub for ocean science, OFI brings together elite researchers and institutes from across the globe to understand our changing ocean and create safe, sustainable solutions for ocean development.

The Department of Mechanical Engineering has a core group of faculty working in oceans research. The successful candidate will be expected to sustain a strong research program of their own, and in so doing actively provide leadership in and contribute to intra- and inter-faculty collaborations in this area of emphasis.

In keeping with the principles of employment equity and the CRC program’s equity targets, this position is restricted to candidates who self-identify in one or more of the following groups: racially visible persons or persons with a disability. Candidates must have a PhD in mechanical engineering or related field and be eligible to register as a Professional Engineer in Nova Scotia. The ideal candidate will be an outstanding emerging scholar capable of developing an innovative, impactful and original research program (develop multi-faceted research projects, work with graduate students and postdoctoral fellows). The appointee will be expected to obtain peer-reviewed external funding and working cooperatively within the Faculty and with colleagues within the Ocean Frontier Institute. Although this is primarily a research appointment, the appointee will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate level.

The CRC program was established by the Canadian Federal Government with the purpose of attracting outstanding researchers to the Canadian university system. Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars (i.e. the candidate must have been an active researcher in their field for fewer than 10 years at the time of nomination). Applicants who are more than 10 years from their highest degree (and where career breaks exist, including maternity leave, extended sick leave, etc.) may have their eligibility for a CRC Tier 2 assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process. Please contact the research grants office and see the CRC website (www.chairs.gc.ca) for more information on eligibility. Dalhousie recognizes that career paths can be diverse and that career interruptions may occur. Applicants are encouraged to include, in their cover letter, an explanation of the impact that any career interruptions may have had on their record of research achievement.

Dalhousie is the leading graduate and research university of Atlantic Canada, with more than 18,500 students, including 3,500 in graduate programs, from 115 countries. It is located in Halifax – the major center in the scenic Atlantic region and a city widely known for its high quality of life. Further information about the Faculty and the university can be obtained at www.dal.ca/Engineering.

Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae, a two-page summary of the candidate’s proposed research program, a statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies. A complete application will include a Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid. All application materials should be submitted by September 15, 2018 to:

 

Chair, CRC Tier 2 Search Committee (Search #3306)

c/o Jascinth Butterfield

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Rm. 360, Sexton Campus

Dalhousie University

PO Box 15000

Halifax, NS Canada B3H 4R2

Email: jbutterf@dal.ca

Electronic submissions must be in the form of a single attached file in PDF format

Dalhousie is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. In keeping with the principles of employment equity and the Canada Research Chair (CRC) program’s equity targets, this position is restricted to candidates who self-identify in one or more of the following groups: racially visible persons or persons with a disability.



Dean of Science: University of New Brunswick (UNB) 

Posted on June 26, 2018

Founded in 1785, the University of New Brunswick (UNB) is proud to be one of the first public universities in North America and the oldest English-language university in Canada. From its main campuses in Fredericton and Saint John, New Brunswick, UNB offers undergraduate and graduate programs in more than 75 disciplines and continuing education in a variety of fields. With full-time and part-time undergraduate and graduate degrees in Science, Education, Arts, Business Administration, Computer Science, Nursing, Engineering, Forestry, Law and Kinesiology, as well as certificates and diplomas, UNB’s innovative programs prepare students for the real world.

The University of New Brunswick’s Faculty of Science is the most comprehensive science faculty in New Brunswick, with a full-time faculty complement of 85, and over 25 undergraduate and graduate degree possibilities in a variety of programs, ranging from a general science degree option to biology, chemistry, environmental biology, earth sciences, environmental geochemistry, statistics, mathematics, physics, and psychology. The faculty’s broadly-based research capacity of international caliber continues to strengthen with the addition of Canada Research Chairs, funding commitments for multidisciplinary research programs, and several research centres including: The Planetary and Space Science Centre, The Canadian Rivers Institute, The Centre for Laser, Atomic and Molecular Sciences, The MRI Research Centre, and The Applied Statistics Centre.

Reporting to the Vice-President Academic (Fredericton), the Dean of the Faculty of Science provides academic and strategic leadership to the Faculty of Science and is part of the university’s academic leadership team. The Dean works closely with faculty, staff, students and other academic administrators within the faculty and across the university to foster interdisciplinary collaboration and ensure that academic programs meet the objectives outlined in the university’s Academic Plan. The next Dean will continue to support and strengthen the faculty’s fundamental and applied research, will explore innovative program delivery, and will seek out opportunities to enhance inter-departmental and interdisciplinary partnerships internally and externally.

As the ideal candidate, you are an accomplished academic and researcher with success in developing interdisciplinary programs and research initiatives. Your scholarship and teaching will support an appointment with tenure in the Faculty of Science at UNB. A collegial leader, you invite ideas and advice from others, invest time in mentoring and supporting colleagues and build and maintain strong relationships within and outside the university. You bring administrative experience, strong analytical and problem-solving skills and financial acumen. You are comfortable and capable at the senior leadership table, making decisions that represent your Faculty and the interests of the students and the university more generally. An effective and articulate advocate and spokesperson, you are able to build relationships within and across disciplines, institutions, and communities and have a track record of developing and maintaining the institutional and industry-related partnerships that are indispensable to the Faculty’s success.

The University of New Brunswick is committed to employment equity and fostering diversity within our community and developing an inclusive workplace that reflects the richness of the broader community that we serve. The University welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals who will help us achieve our goals, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs. If you require accommodation because of a disability or for any other reason during the interview process, please contact KBRS.

If you’re interested in this opportunity, contact Anna Stuart or Kaitlyn LeMoine at 1.866.822.6022, or submit your application online here.


 


Instructor – Mineral Resource Engineering Program: Dalhousie University, Department of Civil and Resource Engineering

 

 

Posted on May 11, 2018

The Department of Civil and Resource Engineering invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Instructor in the area of Mineral Resource Engineering. This is a three-year limited term position with possibility for renewal.  The anticipated starting date is July 1, 2018.

Established in 1818, Dalhousie University is a leading, research-intensive university offering more than 180 degree programs in 11 faculties. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located in the heart of Halifax, Nova Scotia which boasts a youthful spirit, rich history and scenic waterfront.

This position provides a unique opportunity to pursue a career focused on excellence in teaching, curriculum design and other aspects of educational leadership in the Department of Civil and Resource Engineering. The successful candidate will engage in curriculum design and pedagogy in a collaborative teaching and learning community. The ideal candidate is expected to fulfill teaching responsibilities in the mineral resource engineering program at the undergraduate level, in many of the following topics: mining geology, mine equipment and operations, mine design, planning and optimization, mining and the environment, mineral processing, and mine ventilation.  The position will also participate in relevant service activities (e.g., serving on committees) within the University.

The successful applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in mining or geological engineering and a graduate degree in mining, geological or civil engineering. The candidate must be a registered professional engineer in Canada or be eligible for and committed to registration in Nova Scotia. Applicants must have demonstrated ability and commitment to teaching as well as outstanding communication skills. Previous experience in the mining engineering industry and/or post-secondary teaching will be seen as an asset.

Prospective candidates should submit a single PDF file containing a letter of Application, a CV, a teaching statement, evidence of teaching effectiveness (if any), Self-Identification Questionnaire (available here), and the names and contact information of three referees to: Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Civil and Resource Engineering – email. The review process will commence on June 1, 2018 and will continue until a candidate has been selected.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.


Instructor (Agricultural, Food, Environmental Chemistry): Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, Truro (Limited Term (10 months), Full time

 

Posted on May 11, 2018

Dalhousie is a leading, research-intensive Canadian university offering a wealth of programs through diverse faculties. With campuses located in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, as well as a Medical School site in Saint John, New Brunswick, Dalhousie has more than 6,000 faculty and staff who make up the university’s energetic academic community.

 The Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University campus is located in Truro, NS. Offering technical, undergraduate and graduate programs in agriculture, food, environment, and social science disciplines, the Faculty of Agriculture educates future leaders and generates knowledge and innovative solutions for healthy, sustainable societies.  This position will be located in the Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences of the Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, Truro, Nova Scotia. The Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences offers a stimulating academic environment featuring a breadth of expertise, a strong applied research focus, and linkages across the university and beyond.

The Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences in the Faculty of Agriculture invites applications from qualified candidates for a full-time, Instructor in Agriculture/Food/Environmental Chemistry with teaching (domestic and international articulated programmes), academic programme coordination, and service responsibilities with salary appropriate to qualification and experience.

A minimum of a Master’s degree in Chemistry, Agricultural Chemistry, Food Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry from a recognized university, plus at least one year of teaching experience in Chemistry, Agricultural Chemistry, Food Chemistry or Environmental Chemistry is required.  Applicants must have knowledge and experience on the role of Chemistry in Agriculture, Agri-food, and/or Environment. Evidence of teaching at the undergraduate level is required.

Demonstrated excellence and strong passion in teaching in a multi-cultural, multi-national environment, with strong leadership skills, interpersonal skills, and an ability to work in co-operation with a number of university-, government-, and industry- groups are desirable assets. The individual must be highly motivated with sound judgement, professionalism, integrity, collegiality, resourcefulness, innovation, self-motivation, excellent communication skills and strong organizational skills.

The successful applicant will teach distance, diploma, and degree courses for students in Environmental Sciences, Plant Sciences, Integrated Environmental Management, Landscape Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Animal Science and Aquaculture programmes within Dalhousie University and at international universities where articulation agreements are in effect. The successful applicant is expected to build strong connections with the Canadian and regional agriculture, agri-food and environmental industries through teaching and outreach activities. The applicant must have a strong commitment to teaching and service to the university.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness.  The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Application Process:

In your cover letter, please quote the competition number, department (Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences) and competition name (Instructor, Agricultural, Food, Environmental Chemistry).

Applicants must submit a cover letter stating qualifications and abilities, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and service interests, and the name, address, and phone number of four referees to: Chair of Selection Committee (Agricultural, Food, Environmental Chemistry), Jeff Hoyle , Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University, 50 Pictou Road, PO Box 550 Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 5E3 or email to hoylej@dal.ca.

Applicants must also submit a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Review of applications will begin on, May 28, 2018.

A more detailed description of the Faculty and Department is available here.


Instructor – (Environmental Sciences): Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, Truro

Limited Term (12 month), Full time

Posted on May 11, 2018

Dalhousie is a leading, research-intensive Canadian university offering a wealth of programs through diverse faculties. With campuses located in Halifax and Truro, Nova Scotia, as well as a Medical School site in Saint John, New Brunswick, Dalhousie has more than 6,000 faculty and staff who make up the university’s energetic academic community.

 

The Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University campus is located in Truro, NS. Offering technical, undergraduate and graduate programs in agriculture, food, environment, and social science disciplines, the Faculty of Agriculture educates future leaders and generates knowledge and innovative solutions for healthy, sustainable societies.  This position will be located in the Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences of the Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, Truro, Nova Scotia. The Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences offers a stimulating academic environment featuring a breadth of expertise, a strong applied research focus, and linkages across the university and beyond.

 

The Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences in the Faculty of Agriculture invites applications from qualified  candidates for a full-time, Instructor in Environmental Sciences with teaching (domestic and international articulated programmes), academic programme coordination, and service responsibilities with salary appropriate to qualification and experience.

A minimum of a Master’s degree in Environmental Science from a recognized university, plus at least one year of teaching/professional experience in Environmental Science or Environmental industry sector is required.  Applicants must have knowledge and experience in Environmental issues, Climate Change, Environmental Impacts, Impacts Assessment, Environmental Remediation, and providing solutions for various environmental issues. Evidence of teaching at the undergraduate level is required.

Demonstrated excellence and strong passion in teaching in a multi-cultural, multi-national environment, with strong leadership skills, interpersonal skills, and an ability to work in co-operation with a number of university-, government-, and industry- groups are desirable assets. The individual must be highly motivated with sound judgement, professionalism, integrity, collegiality, resourcefulness, innovation, self-motivation, excellent communication skills and strong organizational skills.

The successful applicant will teach distance, diploma, and degree courses in Environmental Sciences, Plant Sciences, Integrated Environmental Management, Landscape Horticulture and Landscape Architecture programmes within Dalhousie University and at international universities where articulation agreements are in effect. The incumbent may also act in the role of an Academic Advisor for the Environmental Sciences. The successful applicant is expected to build strong connections with the Canadian and regional agriculture, agri-food and environmental industries through teaching and outreach activities. The applicant must have a strong commitment to teaching and service to the university.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness.  The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.

Application Process:

In your cover letter, please quote the competition number, department (Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences) and competition name (Instructor, Environmental Sciences).

Applicants must submit a cover letter stating qualifications and abilities, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and service interests, and the name, address, and phone number of four referees to: Chair of Selection Committee (Environmental Sciences), Andrew Hammermeister , Department of Plant, Food, and Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Dalhousie University, 50 Pictou Road, PO Box 550 Truro, Nova Scotia B2N 5E3 or to this email.

Applicants must also submit a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid.  Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Review of applications will begin on, May 28, 2018.

A more detailed description of the Faculty and Department is available here.


QA Engineer: Montréal, QC or Toronto, ON

Posted on May 8, 2018

About You

Do you love to break software and feel accomplished when you find a really difficult bug? Do you feel responsible in ensuring product quality and integrity? Are you a team player that can easily communicate your ideas and testing findings?

A Day in the Life

As a QA Engineer with Liquid Analytics, you are fully integrated with the development team and help manage priorities and issues based on testing.

  • Manually test the application to ensure that it meets requirements
  • Create automated test scripts for functional regression testing
  • Create automated test scripts for non functional (API, cloud functions, scalability) testing
  • Test the presentation layer UI
  • Test interfaces and API/webservices
  • Test databases
  • Create test cases based on requirements to ensure that a feature is delivered to specification
  • Manage the testing process during deployments
  • Assist with creating, prioritizing, and managing tickets and defects based on testing
  • Communicate with external teams to receive, test and prioritize defects

Your Qualifications

You have a technical background.  You have a software development background, but chose to focus on QA.  You are familiar with and use on a daily basis:

  • Jenkins for integration
  • Selenium
  • Postman
  • Appium
  • JMeter
  • Jira
  • Bugzilla

You have tested desktop and mobile applications.  You know the following languages:

  • Python
  • Java
  • Javascript

Company Overview

  • Liquid Analytics is a team of software engineers who love building applications that delight customers.
  • Our applications use machine learning extensively to recommend products, presentation styles, and marketing strategies.
  • Our solutions are used in various industries from home improvement to retail to consumer packaged goods.
  • Liquid Analytics is a great place to work if you are technical, like to be challenged, love solving problems, and are highly motivated.
  • Learn more at www.liquidanalytics.com