*Tenure-track faculty position, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, CANADA ~ Bioblogia.net

21 de julio de 2011

*Tenure-track faculty position, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, CANADA

Note that the position advertised below is open to any field of
biological research and those with evolutionary interests are encouraged
to apply. Preference will be given to candidates who could contribute
to the teaching of field biology.


THE UNIVERSITY OF OTTAWA invites applications for a tenure‑track
faculty position in the Department of Biology. Candidates must have a
solid research program and the ability to contribute to our teaching in
field biology. Exceptional candidates with interests in other areas of
Biology may also be considered. Appointments will normally be at the
Assistant Professor level although appointment at a higher rank may
be possible. Candidates must have a PhD, a strong publication record,
and good communication and teaching skills. The University of Ottawa is
North America’s largest bilingual university; the successful applicant
must be able to teach effectively in both French and English.

The candidate will join a vibrant, research-intensive Department
(www.biology.uottawa.ca) of 40 faculty members with strengths
in bioinformatics, cellular/molecular biology, conservation,
ecology, evolution, and physiology. The Department is also home to
interdisciplinary initiatives through the laboratory facilities
of the Center for Advanced Research in Environmental Genomics
(www.careg.uottawa.ca) and the Institute of the Environment
(www.ie.uottawa.ca). The successful candidate will participate in
undergraduate and graduate teaching in the Biology, Biopharmaceutical
Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, and/or Environmental Sciences programs.

Before September 30, 2011, applicants should send a cover letter detailing
their linguistic abilities, a curriculum vitae, a 2-page description of
their proposed research program, a 1-page statement of teaching interests
and philosophy, and the names and contact information of 3 referees.

All documents should be arranged in the above order and sent as a
single PDF file, named by the candidate’s last and first names,
to biochair@uottawa.ca.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority. Equity is a University of
Ottawa policy; women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities
and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of
bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute,
the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses
in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors
are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting.



Howard D. Rundle, Associate Professor
Department of Biology, 30 Marie-Curie Priv.
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5, CANADA
Ph: +1 613-562-5800 x2835; Fax: +1 613-562-5486
Skype: howarddrundle


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