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CANADA RESEARCH CHAIR (CRC) TIER 2 in Innovative Materials and Biomaterials: Joint Faculty Position in the Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering and Department of Chemistry

Posted on Feb. 17, 2018

The Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Science at The University of Western Ontario, one of Canada’s leading research-intensive universities, seek applicants for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Innovative Materials and Biomaterials, effective July 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful applicant will receive a joint probationary (tenure-track) appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with the Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.   This position also includes a comprehensive benefits package.  Further details can be accessed here.

For a probationary appointment, successful candidates will have completed a Ph.D. degree in the appropriate Engineering field, or a closely related discipline, demonstrate excellence or clear promise of excellence in research, including evidence of high quality scholarly output that demonstrates independent research potential leading to peer assessed publications and the securing of external research funding. Candidates who have a professional engineering license (P.Eng.) or are eligible to apply for a professional engineering license will receive preference.

The candidate must demonstrate an original and innovative research program of high quality, which will attract external research funding, supervision of undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and other trainees. The candidate is also expected to contribute to the teaching mission and to participate in graduate and undergraduate programs in both the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and the Department of Chemistry. The successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the core areas of their discipline. Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills and evidence of developing and maintaining research collaborations.

The Tier 2 CRC will be expected to establish an independent, externally funded research program in the area of either Innovative Materials for Biomedical Devices or Innovative Materials for Energy Applications. Innovative materials for biomedical devices may involve the synthesis, characterization, and optimization of materials or biomaterials for use in or as biomedical devices. The relevant materials may include, but are not limited to, materials designed for interaction with cells, tissues, or viruses (including tissue engineered structures, implants, or body fluids); materials/biomaterials for targeted drug delivery; new materials or approaches to sensors and diagnostics. Innovative materials for energy applications may involve or be complementary to: the synthesis and characterization of materials such as nanomaterials and nanocomposites with emphasis on creation of materials and interfaces designed for energy applications (including Li/Na ion batteries, fuel cells, solar cells, or nuclear energy production and storage). It may involve the synthesis, characterization and optimization of new materials for coatings for energy infrastructure and new types of porous materials for gas storage and capture. The candidate will promote integration and synergy with existing areas of research strength and establish new collaborations between the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Science in general, and the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and the Department of Chemistry in particular.

The selected candidate will be nominated by The University of Western Ontario to apply for the Tier 2 CRC in Innovative Materials and Biomaterials.  This academic appointment is conditional upon the successful award of the CRC Tier 2 to the candidate.

In accordance with the regulations set for Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs, 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.

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.

At Western, there are approximately 50 research groups participating as members of CAMBR (Centre for Advanced Materials and Biomaterials Research), coordinating research, educational and outreach activities in Materials and Biomaterials. Our researchers are supported by world-class facilities and infrastructure, including a number of multi-user facilities to support materials and biomaterials research including the Nanofabrication Facility, Surface Science Western, the Analytical, Microscopy, and Data Analysis Suites at the Biotron, and the Tandetron (ion beam lab). The Department of Chemistry also has exceptional expertise in synchrotron-based research, with extensive connections to synchrotron facilities in the country and around the world for materials characterization.

Situated along the banks of the Thames River in picturesque London, Ontario, a city with a population of approximately 380,000, Western University has a full-time enrollment of about 32,000 students in a range of academic and professional programs. 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. Further information about Western can be found here, the Faculty of Engineering, the Department of Chemical & Biochemical Engineering, and the Department of Chemistry.    Western Engineering is embarking on a major expansion of faculty to complement a planned growth in student numbers. Western Engineering’s Mission, Vision and Values can be found here. Western’s Recruitment & Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.

If you share a commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and are eager to pursue a rewarding academic career, please send (i) a detailed curriculum vitae, (ii) a one-page teaching statement describing your teaching experience and philosophy, (iii) a concise research statement of interests describing your current research program, accomplishments and future plans, and (iv) contact details of at least three professionals who can provide letters of support.  Applications should be sent to, clearly identifying the position you are applying for:

Professor Ajay K. Ray, Chair of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

c/o Myriam Delgado, Administrative Officer

Thompson Engineering Building, Room 469, Western Engineering

1151 Richmond Street North London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B9

Email: mdelgad@uwo.ca

Consideration of applications will commence on March 16, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please ensure that this form is completed and included in your application submission.

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 Christina Bobier by phone at 519-661-2111 ext: 80210.

 

Lakehead University (Ontario, Canada): Tenure-Track Associate or Assistant Professor Appointment (Research Focused)- Material Science and Environmental Chemistry

Priority in Hiring to Qualified Women*

Posted on Jan. 26, 2018

Lakehead University invites applications for a Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in the area of Material Science and Environmental Chemistry.   This tenure-track appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Assistant Professor.

The successful candidate will have the demonstrated competence to lead an internationally recognized independent program of research. The research program should be relevant to green sustainable technologies in the context of increasingly critical energy, environmental, as well as climate change challenges.

The successful candidate will be given a minimal teaching load in order to dedicate the majority of their time to research, be provided with a generous start-up grant, modern laboratory facilities and access to new research equipment. Candidates may have a background in chemistry, chemical engineering, physics or a related field.

With over 8,600 students, Lakehead University has campuses in Thunder Bay and Orillia, in Ontario, Canada, and is proud to have been ranked Canada’s Research University of the Year for three consecutive years in a row by RE$EARCH InfoSource.

Candidates who are interested may forward a cover letter and CV via email to the attention of Sarah Cruz at sarah.cruz@criticalknowledge.com.

*To alleviate the under-representation of women in CRC positions at Lakehead University, priority in hiring will be given to qualified women who self-identify as such in the application process. This initiative is a special program under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

 Background

Lakehead University requires the candidate to have a completed PhD, an innovative and original research program, and a high potential to attract external funding and collaborations within and outside of Lakehead University.  A demonstrated ability to teach effectively, supervise undergraduate and graduate students and work collegially in interdisciplinary teams is also expected.  The successful candidate will enhance interdisciplinary research and training and attract, develop and retain excellent students and future researchers.  The successful candidate will have access to new research equipment, including a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (NMR), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM) and an X-ray Photoelectron Spectroscopy (XPS) in our newly constructed Center for Advanced Studies in Engineering and Sciences (CASES) building scheduled for completion in April 2018.   In addition, the successful candidate will have access to a new Cyclotron and Radiochemistry research facility at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre (TBRHSC).

Lakehead University is a comprehensive University with a reputation for innovative academic programs and leading-edge research.  With two campuses, located in Thunder Bay and Orillia, Lakehead has over 8,600 students, over 30 graduate programs (both Masters and PhD), 2,250 faculty and staff (https:www.lakeheadu.ca) and external research funding that has tripled in the last decade.   Research excellence is the foundation for providing an exceptional and unconventional student experience, for training research leaders of tomorrow, for creating a vital environment for scholarship and for building partnerships with our regional and global communities – including the private sector, government and other sectors.  Research excellence and teaching are inextricably linked at Lakehead University and we are committed to excellence in both areas.  Aligned with our Strategic Plan, we are actively recruiting top-tier scholars to enhance and grow our research and innovation capacity.

In accordance with the regulations set for Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs, Tier 2 Chairs are intended for exceptional emerging scholars with 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 the Office of Research Services for more information. Please consult the Canada Research Chair website for full information, including further details on eligibility criteria. Lakehead recognizes that often publicly unacknowledged achievements adds value to the scholarly activities of the University and thus takes into account the diverse experiences of applicants and the many forms that scholarship can take. Also candidates who may have had alternate career paths or career interruptions, as a result of personal circumstances, are strongly encouraged to explain any of these circumstances to ensure a fair assessment of their outstanding research achievements.

Lakehead University is strongly committed to equity and diversity within our community and developing an inclusive work environment that reflects the diversity of the broader populations that we serve. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The University welcomes and encourages applications from qualified individuals from equity-seeking groups, including women, members of visible minorities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We encourage members of equity-seeking groups to self-identify by completing the optional self-identification form and attaching it to their CRC application.  Please note that the CRC Program imposes no restrictions on nominees with regard to nationality or country of residence; however, applicants should indicate current citizenship status

A fully completed application will be required from final candidates and shall consist of one electronic pdf file including a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including a list of publications and external funding), a five-year CRC research plan, three letters of reference (must adhere to the CRC Conflict of Interest guidelines) and the self-identification form (optional but recommended for candidates from equity-seeking groups).

If you have questions about the CRC program at Lakehead University, please contact Dr. Andrew P. Dean, Vice-President Research and Innovation by email:  vpresearch@lakeheadu.ca or by telephone at 807-343-8201.  Please note that only those selected for an interview will be notified. It is intended that the successful candidate be nominated for a Tier 2 CRC in the April 2018 nomination cycle.

Lakehead University is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free experience to applicants with accessibility needs. Accommodations are available for all applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. Should an applicant require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Human Resources at (807) 343-8334 or by emailing human.resources@lakeheadu.ca.

 

University of Guelph: School of Environmental Sciences- Assistant/Associate Professor in Ecohydrology

Posted on Jan. 24, 2018

The School of Environmental Sciences (SES) at the University of Guelph seeks to hire an Assistant or Associate Professor in Ecohydrology (tenure-track) working on research related to watershed processes, nutrient transport, surface water chemistry, and/or water quality, and their interrelationship with ecological systems. The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Hydrology, Ecosystem Science, or a related discipline, and will have demonstrated research excellence through a strong publication record in internationally recognized, peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate will complement existing expertise in SES in agricultural systems, biogeochemistry, aquatic & terrestrial ecology, environmental chemistry, microbiology and hydrogeology.

The position will require the development of a strong federally- and provincially-funded research program involving the mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students. It will involve teaching courses, at the undergraduate and graduate levels, related to ecohydrology. The successful candidate will have a clear potential for effective teaching, with classroom experience considered an asset.  Strong communication skills are essential. Collaboration in research and graduate training is encouraged with others in SES, the Ontario Agricultural College and the University, as well as with federal and provincial ministries. Faculty in SES are expected to provide service to the University, to the scientific community, and to society at large.

The School of Environmental Sciences is a multi-disciplinary academic unit with researchers in a range of fields including: soil science, geology, agricultural meteorology, forest and ecosystem science, environmental microbiology, environmental toxicology, entomology and plant pathology.  Researchers in the School have links across campus including Geography, Engineering, Integrative Biology, the Centre for Applied Groundwater Research, Animal Biosciences, Ridgetown Campus and Plant Agriculture, as well as with producer organizations and members of the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. In addition, it has advanced analytical facilities in-house, and access to research stations across the province, including the nearby Elora and Arkell Research Stations. The School sits within the Ontario Agriculture College and is located on the main campus in the city of Guelph, 80 km west of Toronto, Ontario.  More information about the School, the College and the University can be found on their respective websites (www.uoguelph.ca/ses, www.uoguelph.ca/oac, www.uoguelph.ca).

Applicants should submit, by March 31, 2018, their curriculum vitae, statements of their research goals and teaching philosophy and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who can evaluate their candidacy, directly to:

Dr. Jon Warland, Director

c/o Jo-Anne Scarrow

School of Environmental Sciences

University of Guelph

Guelph, Ontario

Canada N1G 2W1

E-mail: sesuog@uoguelph.ca 

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

The University of Guelph acknowledges the Attawandaron people on whose traditional territory the University of Guelph resides and offer our respect to our Anishinaabe, Haudenosaunee and Métis neighbours as we strive to strengthen our relationships with them.

At the University of Guelph, fostering a culture of inclusion is an institutional imperative. The University invites and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including from groups that are traditionally underrepresented in employment, who may contribute to further diversification of our institution.

 

York University: Atmospheric Science- Tenure-track Faculty Position

Posted on Jan. 24, 2018

The Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, York University, invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Atmospheric Science to commence July 1, 2018. We are seeking outstanding candidates with a strong research focus and the ability to teach Atmospheric Science and will consider candidates who specialize in experimental, theoretical or modelling aspects. Research areas that would complement current activity in the department are climate feedback processes, atmosphere-surface interaction, air quality, atmospheric dynamics and planetary atmospheres. Candidates must demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence, in teaching and scholarly research and have a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science or a related field. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, supervise graduate students, and must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies

For full position details, see http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs. Applicants should complete the on-line process at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/new-faculty/.  A complete application includes a cover letter indicating the rank for which the candidate wishes to be considered, a detailed CV, statement of contributions to research and teaching, three sample research publications and contact information for three referees. Complete applications must be received by March 15, 2018.  York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer.  The AA Program can be found at http://www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the AA office at 416-736-5713.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

University of Western Ontario: Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Invertebrate Neurobiology

Posted on Jan. 18, 2018

The Faculty of Science at The University of Western Ontario invites applications for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Invertebrate Neurobiology at the rank of Assistant Professor (Probationary Tenure-track), or Associate Professor (Probationary Tenure-track or Tenured). Rank and salary will be commensurate with educational qualifications and experience. The starting date will be July 1, 2018 or as negotiated.   The successful candidate will be expected to apply for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in the first available competition after their appointment.  The successful candidate will also be expected to  develop a strong funding portfolio including basic science funding (e.g. NSERC, CIHR), and potentially, funding supported by industrial, government, or NGO partners, for example in the pharmaceutical, agriculture, pesticide or biocontrol sectors.  The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with members across the Faculty of Science, and other members of the University community in developing their nomination for the Tier 2 Canada Research Chair program, particularly the proposed program of research.

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.

The Department seeks an energetic, interdisciplinary, and visionary early career scholar committed to the study of Invertebrate Neurobiology. The candidate will hold a doctoral degree in a relevant discipline such as Biology, Neurobiology or Physiology.  In addition, a proven ability to deliver world-class, innovative research and impact in the field as evidenced for example, by publications in top journals across the discipline, is required.  Demonstrated success in attracting research funding, and the ability to lead a research group and train highly-qualified undergraduate and graduate personnel are also highly desired characteristics. The successful candidate will carry out research on invertebrate animals, such as insects, nematodes or molluscs, and develop a competitive research programme that emphasizes mechanistic aspects of the cognitive, neurobiology, or neurophysiology of behavior, plant-insect interactions, movement, responses to environmental stimuli, or a related area, and will contribute to the intellectual environment of the Physiology and Biochemistry group in the Department of Biology.  Neurobiology is advancing rapidly with new experimental approaches, and the successful applicant will ideally employ cutting-edge methods and techniques in their research. 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.

Cognitive Neuroscience is an identified research strength and well-supported research theme at Western.  There is ongoing and significant investment being made into core research facilities and infrastructure in this research area, including ongoing searches for two junior appointments in Cognitive Neuroscience and Computational Neuroscience.  In addition, the University has just been awarded $66M from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund to support Cognitive Neuroscience and Imaging, the largest competitive grant in Western’s history.  The ideal candidate will be able to collaborate effectively with academic colleagues across the University, for example with our partners in the Neuroscience program and Western’s Brain and Mind Institute.

Western’s Department of Biology is an exceptional environment for interdisciplinary research and teaching. Our department consists of 38 research-active faculty and over 150 graduate students and boasts strength in the study of invertebrates including their chemical ecology, physiology, evolution, development, and behavioural genetics.  Western has one of the strongest groups of insect scientists in Canada, including ecologists, physiologists, evolutionary biologists, cellular and molecular biologists and groups examining molecular plant-insect interactions. Western also has strong connections with insect scientists who are adjunct colleagues at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, which has a large research campus in London.

The Department has large undergraduate majors and honors programs in biology, ecology and genetics.  Therefore, the ability to teach to a variety of student constituencies ranging from introductory biology to highly specialized neurobiology is essential.  In addition, members of the department participate in the graduate program in Biology plus have the option to participate in the collaborative graduate programs of Developmental Biology, Environment and Sustainability, and Neuroscience.

With a full-time enrolment of about 35,000 students, Western University is a large, research-intensive university with a full range of academic and professional programs. General information about the University can be found at http://www.uwo.ca/. To learn more about Western and its resources for new faculty, please visit About Working at Western .  This position includes a comprehensive benefits package.  Further details can be accessed at Western Faculty Benefits.  The University of Western Ontario’s Office  of  Faculty  Recruitment  and  Retention is  available  to  assist  in  the transition of the successful applicant and their family.

The university campus is in London Ontario, a city of approx. 400,000, located midway between Toronto and Detroit. With parks, river valleys, tree-lined streets, and bicycle paths, London is known as the “Forest City”. London has a reasonable cost-of-living, and boasts an international airport, galleries, theatre, music and sporting events.  For more information please see London Concierge.

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, two-page research plan, one-page teaching and mentoring statement including a description of experiences and contact details of at least three referees to:

Professor Mark Bernards, Chair,

Department of Biology, Faculty of Science
The University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario N6A 5B7, Canada

Email: hrbio@uwo.ca

Please ensure that the Application for Full-Time Faculty Position Form is completed and included in your application submission.

Consideration of applications will begin on February 15, 2018 and will 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 Sherri Waring (swaring@uwo.ca) or phone 519-661-2111 ext. 83154.

Queen’s University – Tenure-track position in Evolutionary Ecology (The Department of Biology)

Posted on Jan. 16, 2018

The Department of Biology at Queen’s University invites applications for a Tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor with specialization in Evolutionary Ecology, with a preferred starting date of July 1, 2018.

We seek a broadly-trained evolutionary biologist with research interests in both fundamental and applied questions related to the evolutionary consequences and management of rapidly changing environments.  This position could include aspects of plant or animal biology related to climate change, pollution, resistance to pesticides/herbicides/antibiotics, biological invasion, vector-borne diseases, habitat degradation and fragmentation, and restoration ecology.  Priority will be given to candidates who envision studying contemporary evolution utilizing the diverse land-holdings and facilities at the Queen’s University Biological Station (QUBS).  QUBS includes more than 3400 ha of diverse aquatic and terrestrial habitat, located 60 km north of Kingston (https://qubs.ca/). Situated on the Frontenac Arch, QUBS lands provide access to diverse terrestrial and aquatic habitats with a range of human disturbance. The station offers laboratory and teaching spaces as well as accommodation.  Queen’s is a research-intensive university, with an integrated Biology Department that encompasses observational, experimental and theoretical approaches to gain a fundamental understanding of biological systems and processes.  Strong collaborative linkages exist with other departments and faculties at Queen’s, and with other national and international institutions.

Candidates must have a PhD or equivalent degree completed at the start date of the appointment. The main criteria for selection are academic and teaching excellence. The successful candidate 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 academic and pedagogical excellence in support of the department’s programs. Candidates must provide evidence of an ability to work collaboratively in an interdisciplinary and student-centred environment. The successful candidate will be required to make substantive contributions through service to the department, the Faculty, the University, and/or the broader community. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  This position is subject to final budgetary approval by the University.

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, and how the QUBS would be used to fulfil your interests and research goals;

a statement of teaching interests and experience (including teaching outlines and evaluations if available);

a diversity statement describing your past and planned commitment to promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity in your research programs and outreach activities;

Three letters of reference to be sent directly to Brian Cumming, Professor and Head, Department of Biology, c/o Anne Dumont (ad142@queensu.ca)

 

The deadline for applications is February 18, 2018.

Applicants are encouraged to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to Anne Dumont at ad142@queensu.ca, although hard copy applications may be submitted to:

Brian Cumming, Professor and Head
The Department of Biology, Room 3102, BioSciences Complex, Queen’s University
116 Barrie St., Kingston, Ontario, CANADA K7L 3J9

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 Brian Cumming in the Department of Biology, at cummingb@queensu.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.

Past Postings

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Queen’s National Scholar in Precision Molecular Medicine, Posted on Dec. 22, 2017
The University of British Columbia: Associate Professor or Full Professor in Silviculture, Posted on Dec. 22, 2017
The University of British Columbia: Assistant Professor in Silviculture/Operations, Posted on Dec. 22, 2017
University of Victoria: Dean, Faculty of Engineering, Posted on Dec. 10, 2017
University of Manitoba, Faculty of Science, Department of Microbiology: Assistant Professor in Systems Microbiology (Position # 24873), Posted on Dec. 10, 2017
University of Manitoba, Faculty of Science: Assistant Professor in Statistics and Microbiology (Position # 24885), Posted on Dec. 10, 2017
Elves Technologies Inc.: Senior Digital Holography Researcher, Posted on Dec. 10, 2017
University of Toronto Scarborough: Assistant Professor – Indigenous Knowledge and Canadian Environmental Policy, Posted on Dec. 5, 2017
Simon Fraser University: Dean, Faculty of Science, Posted on Nov. 21, 2017
UBC: Assistant Professor in Microbiology, Tenure Track, Posted on Oct. 19, 2017
Ryerson University: NSERC Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Molecular Imaging, Posted on Dec. 22, 2017
UBC: Assistant or Associate Professor in Plant Molecular Biology, Department of Botany, Posted on Aug. 14, 2017
UBC: Assistant Professorship in Natural Hazards, Posted on Aug. 3, 2017
SCWIST: Webmaster, Posted on July 28th, 2017
UBC: Seaspan Chair/Professorship, Posted on July 28th, 2017
UBC: Assistant Professor in Cell Biology, Posted on July 28th, 2017
UBC: Mechanical Engineering Faculty Position- Mechatronics, Posted on July 26th, 2017
UBC Assistant Professor in Comparative Animal Physiology & Biomechanics, Posted on July 10th, 2017
UBC President’s Excellence Chair in Biodiversity Studies, Posted on June 27th, 2017
LECTURER in APPLIED ECOLOGY and RESOURCE MANAGEMENT, Posted on May 17th, 2017
The University of British Columbia, Seaspan Chair in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, Posted on October 13th, 2016
ms infinity Program Coordinator, Posted on August 29th, 2016
Grant Writer/Senior Scientist, Grant Writer/Senior Scientist at MENRVA Research Group, Simon Fraser University, Posted on July 20, 2016
The University of British Columbia: Two Faculty Positions in Ecology, Posted on July 20, 2016
The University of British Columbia: Assistant or Associate Professor Rank – Sustainability Engineering, Posted on July 12, 2016
The University of British Columbia: Mechanical Engineering Faculty Position – Solid Mechanics, Posted on July 3, 2016
The University of British Columbia: Assistant Professor in Comparative Animal Physiology, Posted on July 3, 2016
D-Wave Systems Inc., Re-posted on March 30, 2016
Simon Fraser University: Assistant Professor in Aboriginal Environmental Management and Governance, Posted on March 1, 2016
The University of British Columbia: Mechatronics Engineer, Posted on February 16, 2016
Simon Fraser University: Assistant Professorship in Surface Water Hydrology, Posted on December 23, 2015
Simon Fraser University: Lectureship in Physical Geography, Posted on December 17, 2015
University of British Columbia: Assistant Professor, Tenure Track │Canada Research Chair – II in Statistical Ecology, Posted on December 17, 2015
Simon Fraser University: Tenure track Assistant Professorship in petrology, Posted on October 7, 2015
Science World, Posted on August 12, 2015 

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