Assistant Professor, Environmental Sciences, Division of Natural Sciences, Department of Science and Technology Studies, Faculty of Science, York University

The Division of Natural Science (NATS), Department of Science and Technology Studies, invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a teaching stream tenure-track position in Environmental Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, to commence July 1, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

This opportunity is open to qualified individuals who self-identify as an Indigenous person. Seeking to strengthen the representation of Indigenous faculty and the inclusion of Indigenous knowledges and perspectives, this opportunity is to support the University’s Affirmative Action program and has been developed based on the special program provisions of the Ontario Human Rights Code.

A Ph.D. (by the start of the appointment) in any science field, with expertise in Environmental Sciences is required, as is an ability to teach science to non-science majors at the undergraduate level. Experience communicating science to non-science individuals (e.g., via social media platforms) is an asset. An Indigenous scholar would complement and accentuate the breadth of diverse teaching and learning supported by the expanding Department of Science & Technology Studies and the Division of Natural Science.

NATS specializes in developing and delivering high quality undergraduate general education science courses to non-science students. The successful candidate must demonstrate dedication to a teaching-focused position and will be expected to teach undergraduate general education science courses to non-science students. The successful candidate will be expected to provide leadership in enhancing teaching and learning through curricular and pedagogical innovation, and we welcome candidates who want to incorporate their Indigenous worldview in these areas.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses through: the teaching statement; teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education, technology enhanced learning and community-based learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference. The successful candidate will have a strong commitment to pedagogy, student success, and general education science teaching using evidence-based strategies. The successful candidate will demonstrate good judgement and a reflective approach to teaching innovation. Experience with curriculum development and universal design approaches to teaching and assessment is preferred. The successful candidate is preferred to have experience teaching large audiences and is also preferred to have experience teaching with different delivery formats (e.g., lecture, blended, online).

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Julie Clark, Chair of the Environmental Sciences Search Committee at srchnats@yorku.ca .

This selection will be limited to individuals who self-identify as Indigenous. York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. York University encourages candidates from Indigenous communities to self-identify as a member of one or more of the four designated groups: women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities. The Affirmative Action program can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-form/.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is March 4, 2022. Applicants should submit a signed letter of application outlining professional experience, an up‐to‐date curriculum vitae and a concise (20 pages maximum) teaching dossier that demonstrates the applicant’s potential for excellence and innovation in teaching. The dossier may include elements such as sample course outlines, teaching strategies, course evaluations, teaching reviews, and selected course materials, but it must be prefaced by a clear one-page statement that briefly outlines the applicant’s teaching philosophy and justifies the materials included in the dossier. Applications must also include a course proposal for an Environmental Sciences course for non-science students. All applications must be submitted electronically to http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/20699 .

If short-listed, applicants will be asked for three referees to send signed, confidential letters of recommendation directly to: Chair, Natural Science Environmental Sciences Search Committee, Division of Natural Science, 218 Bethune College, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M3J 1P3 (letters emailed by referees directly to srchnats@yorku.ca are also acceptable). Referees should be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position. The Search Committee takes Indigenous identification seriously. In addition to self-identification, the Committee considers the importance of kinship, citizenship, and connections to Indigenous communities. Accordingly, the Search Committee strongly advises applicants to include in their application package a letter of support from an Indigenous community member, government, or organization, which can speak to the applicant’s community and family relationships. The letter should include the applicant’s connections to their Indigenous community and traditional territories.

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Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Integrative Avian Biology, 9-month academic appointment, 50% research and 50% teaching, School of Biology and Ecology (SBE), University of Maine, Orono

Purpose: The School of Biology and Ecology seeks integrative avian biologist for an academic year, full-time, tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level. We are interested in a broadly trained scientist who addresses physiological, neurobiological, immunological or endocrinological questions using birds as a study system. This position will contribute to growing departmental strengths in organismal physiology, global change biology, one health, biomedical sciences, ecology, biogeography, and evolution. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to establish an externally funded research program that complements current research in organismal biology in the School of Biology and Ecology and other units in the College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture (NSFA). We seek avian biologists who will build on existing strengths in integrative organismal biology and ecology on campus. Areas of particular interest include endocrinology, eco-immunology, and neurobiology using either field or lab-based studies. The ability to develop research relevant to Maine’s natural resource conservation, forestry, or agricultural industries is also desirable, as well as the capacity to provide assistance to stakeholders and other researchers as part of Maine’s Land Grant mission.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching upper-level undergraduate courses such as avian biology, animal behavior, and endocrinology. The faculty member will also be expected to contribute to the enhancement of the breadth of research areas for the growing demands of undergraduate capstone experience and honors thesis research at SBE and other departments.

About the University: The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,700 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus, the regional campus in Machias, and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the System’s flagship university.  As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels. Further information about UMaine can be found at https://umaine.edu/

The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples.

UMaine is located in beautiful Central Maine. Many employees report that a primary reason for choosing to come to UMaine is quality of life. Numerous cultural activities, excellent public schools, safe neighborhoods, high quality medical care, little traffic, and a reasonable cost of living make the greater Bangor area a wonderful place to live. Learn more about what the Bangor region has to offer here.

The University of Maine System is considered a federal contractor and therefore required to comply with the directives of civil authorities regarding COVID vaccinations. As of January 4, 2022, new hires are required to be fully vaccinated or have submitted a request for a religious or medical exemption on or prior to their start date. Further information can be found here.

Qualifications: A PhD in biology or a relevant discipline is required. Postdoctoral experience in the neurobiology or endocrinology of birds is highly desired. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated track record of research excellence, as demonstrated by publications in peer-reviewed journals. Other measures of potential for academic success include prior experience in teaching and in obtaining research funding.

Application: Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a concise statement (1-2 pages) describing your current and future plans for research, a one-page statement of teaching philosophy and experience and a one page statement of your philosophy or approach to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on February 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. Tentative start date of September 1, 2022. Questions about the position must also be addressed to the chair of the search committee (Dr. Danielle Levesque, danielle.l.levesque@maine.edu; 207-581-2511).

https://umaine.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=73435

Appropriate background checks are required.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System).

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Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology – University of Alberta

This position is located in Camrose, AB. 

The Department of Science at the Augustana Campus of the University of Alberta invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor specializing in integrative biology with a starting date of July 1, 2022.

Responsibilities associated with this position include: undergraduate teaching, development of an active research program, and service. Specific to these responsibilities, the successful candidate must demonstrate the potential for, or a record of, effective and engaging teaching at the undergraduate level, and mentoring and supervision of students. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in introductory evolutionary biology and vertebrate functional anatomy, along with additional upper-level courses in an area(s) of specialization such as tropical field ecology, advanced evolutionary ecology, physiological ecology, and/or animal behaviour. Applicants will have a Ph.D. in Biological Science or a related discipline, and an integrative background in one or more of the areas described above.

The Augustana Faculty enrolls approximately 1,050 undergraduate students in arts and science Bachelor’s degree programs with an interdisciplinary focus on a picturesque campus.  Augustana’s student body is rich in diversity, more than 18% of our students are international and 4% identify as Indigenous. Located in Camrose, Alberta, approximately 90 kms southeast of Edmonton, we are on Treaty Six territory which provided a travelling route and home to the Cree, Blackfoot, and Métis, as it did for the Nakoda, Tsuu T’ina and Chipewyan, and other Indigenous peoples. Their spiritual and practical relationships to the land create a rich heritage and ongoing model for our learning and our life as a community.  Augustana Faculty and the University as a whole have adopted a comprehensive Indigenous Initiatives and Equity, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and are signatories to the Dimensions Declaration and the Scarborough Declaration.

The Faculty is committed to high-quality, high-impact teaching practices, innovative and interdisciplinary programs and curricula grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, and realizing opportunities for students in areas of undergraduate research. Our students benefit from programs that incorporate a common core and skills focus; service-learning and work-integrated learning; experiential education; and study abroad opportunities.  Our faculty members are engaged researchers from all of the Tri-Agency disciplines. 

To have your application considered, please submit the following documents as PDFs:

  • Cover letter that highlights the candidate’s profile [max. 2 pages]
  • Academic CV which includes the names of three (3) references
  • Statement of Teaching Philosophy [max. 5 pages], which will also address how equity, diversity and inclusivity are incorporated in your teaching/pedagogy with the objective to increase the share of underrepresented students in your discipline
  • Outline of Research program [max. 3 pages], which will address your research plans, how they might be realized within the Faculty, and ways that undergraduate students can participate in your program

Review of applications will begin January 10th, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled, with a targeted start date of July 1, 2022.

Specific questions about the position can be addressed to Anne McIntosh at amcintos@ualberta.ca

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act [R203 (3) (e)], please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your cover letter. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your cover letter.

COVID-19 Vaccination: Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 in compliance with the University’s COVID-19 Vaccination Directive. Fully Vaccinated means a status an individual achieves 14 days after having received the recommended number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization, and requires the individual to maintain the recommended number and type of vaccine doses as updated and required by Health Canada thereafter.

SEE ALSO https://www.careers.ualberta.ca/Competition/A105646541/.

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR FACULTY POSITION IN FOREST ECOLOGY AND THE VULNERABILITY AND RESILIENCE OF FORESTS TO CLIMATE CHANGE – UQAM

UQAM is seeking qualified candidates to renew its faculty and ensure the development of innovative high-quality teaching and research
In accordance with its development plan, the Department of Biological Sciences is seeking a forest ecologist in the area of forest dynamics and vulnerability to climate change to fill an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) faculty position. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent and supportive research program in the targeted area while bringing broader expertise to the Department.


Criteria:

  • PhD in forest ecology or related subject
  • Research expertise in the study of the dynamics and vulnerability of boreal and temperate forest ecosystems to climate change impacts
  • interest in the impacts of climate change on forest management and potential adaptation strategies for forest management
  • teaching experience
  • postdoctoral experience
  • excellent publication record in the above areas
  • ability to communicate in French or a willingness to learn (see below)
  • willingness to create an equity, diversity and inclusion research environment (ref: Creating an Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Research Environment: A Guide to Best Practices in Recruitment, Hiring and Retention (chairs-chaires.gc.ca)

The successful candidate will join one of the largest forest ecology research groups in Canada the Centre for Forest Research (CFR), in a very dynamic department, including various research groups in forest, aquatic, evolutionary and behavioural ecology. The successful candidate will be expected to interact closely with members of the CFR to ensure the continuity of UQAM’s internationally recognized excellence in forest sciences. He/she will also be encouraged to collaborate with other ecologists in the Department of Biological Sciences as well as with other researchers in the Faculty of Science at UQAM.

The candidate will be expected to support the various undergraduate and graduate programs of the Department of Biological Sciences and the Institute of Environmental Sciences. He/she will teach in some of the following areas: general ecology, plant diversity, forest ecology, ecosystem ecology, forest ecosystem management, methods in ecology. She/he will actively participate in the supervision of undergraduate and graduate students. Since courses are taught in French, any non-French-speaking person will be able to benefit from a French language training period, but will have to quickly master spoken and written French to obtain tenure. The individual will also be expected to participate in departmental, faculty, university and multi-stakeholder committees (government agencies, granting agencies and scientific organizations).

START DATE: Preferably July 2022
SALARY: According to the Professors Union (SPUQ)-UQAM collective agreement

UQAM aims to provide an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment for study, research, and work. The University subscribes to an equal access employment program. As such, it invites applications from women, Inuit, Métis or First Nations people, members of visible minorities, ethnic minorities and persons with disabilities. We encourage individuals who identify with any of these groups to complete the Identification Questionnaire at this address: www.rhu.uqam.ca/visiteurs/egalite/QuestionnaireAccesEgalite.pdf

We encourage all qualified individuals to apply. However, in accordance with Canadian and Quebec immigration requirements, priority will be given to persons authorized to work in Canada. This criterion is not a priority within the meaning of the applicable collective agreements.

Interested candidates are asked to submit electronically a detailed, dated and signed curriculum vitae, PDF copies of select publications, a statement of their vision of teaching, research program and equity, diversity and inclusion, and three letters of recommendation (sent directly) BEFORE 5:00 p.m. on January 28, 2022 to

Dr. Catherine Mounier, Chair
Département des sciences biologiques
Université du Québec à Montréal
C.P. 8888, Succursale Centre-Ville
Montréal, Québec, H3C 3P8
Téléphone: (514) 987-3000, poste 8912
Télécopieur: (514) 987-4647
mounier.catherine@uqam.ca
Internet: http://www.rhu.uqam.ca

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Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Plant Cell and Developmental Biology – Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment, in the area of Plant Cell and Developmental Biology. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with the expected start date of July 1, 2022 or shortly thereafter.

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Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Plant Resilience – Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC) invites applications for a full-time tenure stream appointment, in the area of Plant Resilience. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, with the expected start date of July 1, 2022 or shortly thereafter.

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Assistant Professor (tenure-track), Department of Biology, Acadia University

The Department of Biology invites applications from Indigenous Scholars in botany and conservation biology for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2022. We are searching for an outstanding scholar to address fundamental questions in plant biodiversity. A Mi’kmaw scholar is preferred but we welcome applications from all Indigenous scholars from across Turtle Island whose work complements teaching, research and community engagement in the Department of Biology. Areas of expertise may include, but are not limited to: Botany, Conservation Biology, Ecology and Traditional Ecological Knowledge.

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Faculty Position in Applied Terrestrial Ecology, Simon Fraser University

The School of Resource and Environmental Management at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada is an applied graduate and undergraduate school in which both social and natural scientists apply inter- and transdisciplinary approaches to research in resource and environmental management. Our mission is to inspire leadership and improve decision-making in environmental management through internationally recognized research, education, professional practice, and community engagement to support a socially just and ecologically sustainable world.

We seek to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Applied Terrestrial Ecology at the Assistant Professor rank and invite applications from Ph.D. scientists who will develop an internationally recognized program of research, teaching, and knowledge mobilization in this field.

(1) Suitable candidates will have a strong background in applied terrestrial ecology with expertise in areas such as applied forest ecology, applied wildlife ecology, landscape ecology, or terrestrial conservation biology.

(2) Special consideration will be given to candidates with research expertise in ecosystem-based management, climate change adaptation, fire ecology and management, systems thinking and resilience, and the intent to research a terrestrial ecosystem in the Pacific Northwest as a component of their research program, in collaboration with Indigenous communities.

(3) Suitable candidates will have experience working across disciplines, collaborating with both natural and social scientists, and engaging with sectors outside academia. Candidates will have experience translating and/or mobilizing their research findings to diverse audiences outside the academy such as policy makers, practitioners, or communities.

The successful candidate will conduct research, supervise graduate students, and practice inclusive teaching in graduate and undergraduate courses including forest ecosystem management, systems thinking, and applied ecology. The expected start date is July 1, 2022

We recognize the unceded traditional territories of the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil- Waututh), Katzie, and Kwikwetlem Nations, on which Simon Fraser University’s three campuses stand. We are committed to reconciliation through dialogue and collaborative research in support for Indigenous-led initiatives.

Equity, diversity, and inclusion are essential to SFU’s excellence as an engaged university. SFU pledges to foster a culture of inclusion and mutual respect and to celebrate diversity among faculty. SFU is committed to ensuring that no individual is denied access to employment opportunities for reasons unrelated to ability or qualifications. SFU is dedicated to building a diverse faculty by advancing the interests of underrepresented groups, specifically women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, and sexual and gender diverse communities. We strongly encourage individuals from these groups to apply. We are especially interested in candidates with a demonstrated history of advocating for equity, diversity, and inclusion.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. Under the authority of the University Act, personal information required by the University for academic appointment competitions will be collected. For further details see: http://www.sfu.ca/vpacademic/faculty_openings/collection_notice.html.  

Applicants should submit a cover letter summarizing their application, a Curriculum Vitae, samples of relevant reprints, and a brief (2-4 page) statement of their research vision, perspectives on knowledge mobilization, and teaching/mentoring philosophy. Reference letters will only be requested from short-listed candidates.  Applications must be received no later than January 10, 2022. Please submit your application as a single PDF formatted document to:

Dr. Mark Jaccard, Director, School of Resource and Environmental Management,

Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, B.C., CANADA V5A 1S6.

TEL: 778-782-3074; FAX: 778-782-4968; E-mail: remdir_assist@sfu.ca.

For more information about REM, visit the web site: http://www.sfu.ca/rem.html.

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Reminder: Upcoming deadline for Tenure-track Pollination Ecologist at York University

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 19, 2021.

The Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Pollination Ecology at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

A PhD in Biology and relevant postdoctoral experience is required, with a promise of excellence in research and in teaching. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research and specialize in pollination systems where bees are the principal pollinators. Candidates should have research expertise in pollination ecology that complements and is synergistic with those carried out by York University’s Centre for Bee, Ecology, Evolution and Conservation researchers (BEEc, https://www.yorku.ca/bees/). Research by BEEc currently spans bee taxonomy and systematics, behavioural ecology, evolution, genetics and genomics and conservation.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and externally funded research at the highest level. Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence or promise of research excellence of a recognized international caliber as demonstrated in their research statement; a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) with significant journals in the field; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades, and strong letters of reference.

The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching, and be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Candidates must show evidence of or the potential for superior teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, as demonstrated though a teaching statement, teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference.

York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Professor Amro Zayed, Chair of the Search Committee at biojobs@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 women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA line at 416-736-5713. Applicants wishing to self-identify as part of York University’s Affirmative Action program can do so by downloading, completing and submitting the form found at: http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/self-identification-form/. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens, permanent residents and Indigenous peoples in Canada will be given priority. No application will be considered without a completed mandatory Work Status Declaration form which can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/affirmative-action/work-authorization-form.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 19, 2021. A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests a statement of how your research complements and synergizes with BEEc faculty, three reprints, and names and contact information for three referees should be sent to: Professor Amro Zayed, Chair of the Search Committee, Faculty of Science, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, biojobs@yorku.ca  

Position Information

Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream – Assistant Professor

Discipline/Field: Pollination Ecology

Home Faculty: Science

Home Department/Area/Division: Biology

Affiliation/Union: YUFA

Position Start Date: July 1, 2022

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Position in the Departments of Biology and Biochemistry of Bishop’s University

The Departments of Biology and Biochemistry of Bishop’s University invite applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Plant Biochemistry, beginning July 1, 2022. We are seeking applicants with expertise in plant biochemistry, plant physiology and bioinformatics. The successful candidate will be expected to teach between 3-5 courses per year depending on external funding and should be able to teach a first-year course in Molecular and Cellular Biology, an intermediate course in Plant Biochemistry/Physiology, and their choice of courses in either General Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, or a subject of their choice. Candidates must possess a PhD, an active research program and a competitive publication record. Bishop’s University is primarily an undergraduate institution and candidates should have demonstrated compelling teaching ability at the undergraduate level, as well as the ability to offer research opportunities and experience to our honours students. Available research and teaching spaces include modern laboratories, a newly renovated greenhouse, and an outdoor garden area. Possibilities of collaboration with the newly created sustainable agriculture farm and program are also available. More information about Bishop’s University and the Departments of Biology and Biochemistry can be found at www.ubishops.ca

Located in the beautiful Eastern Townships just southeast of Montreal, our riverside campus has a growing and vibrant research culture, cohesive community, small class sizes, collegial faculty and staff, and is rated first in the country on student satisfaction.

Bishop’s University observes an equal access employment in public bodies for women, visible minorities, ethnic minority, Indigenous and disabled people (including the possibility of accommodation during the selection process). Candidates who anticipate needing accommodation for any part of the process may contact Human Resources at HR@ubishops.ca.  In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, but all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Application packages, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research achievements and future objectives, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the names and contact information of at least three references must be sent by email as one PDF file to Mrs. Nancy Robichaud, Assistant to the Dean of Science, Bishop’s University, nrobicha@ubishops.ca, by December 1st 2021, or until the position is filled. 

Bishop’s University is located on the traditional and unceded territory of the Abenaki people.

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