Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Biology (Canada) ~ Bioblogia.net

9 de noviembre de 2012

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Biology (Canada)

*Department of Chemistry and Biology*

*Ryerson University*

The Department of Chemistry and Biology invites applications for a
tenure-track position in Ecology.  The appointment will be at the Assistant
Professor level, although an exceptional candidate may be appointed at a
higher level.  The successful applicant will have a Ph.D., post-doctoral
experience, and an outstanding research record of work in ecology.  Areas
of particular interest include aquatic or terrestrial ecology, conservation
biology/biodiversity, behavioral ecology, molecular ecology and
invertebrate ecology.  The new faculty member must have the ability to
establish and maintain a strong, independent, externally-funded research
program.  The new faculty member is expected to demonstrate excellence in
teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to contribute to the
teaching of key courses such as Zoology, Ecology, Ecosystems Processes and
upper-level Environmental biology electives and to the development of new
courses and the evolution of program curricula.  This position commences
August 1, 2013, subject to final budgetary approval.

The Department of Chemistry and Biology is in a phase of dynamic growth,
both at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  In addition to a B.Sc. in
Biology, Ryerson offers a M.Sc. and Ph.D. program in Molecular Science as
well as a M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. program in Environmental Applied Science and
Management.  New faculty members will have the opportunity to supervise
students in these graduate programs.  The successful applicant will
complement a department with current strengths in Environmental Biology and
Microbiology and in Cell and Molecular Biology.

Interested candidates should prepare their application packages, including
cover letter, *curriculum vitae*, statement of teaching interests and
philosophy, research proposal, and up to three recent publications.  Research
proposals should conform to the guidelines for the "free-form" portion of
form 101 for the NSERC Discovery Program—see
"Proposal" for details.
Candidates should not include form 100 or Part I of form 101 with their
submissions; selected candidates may be requested to submit a budget at a
later date.  Applications should be sent to Dr. Stephen Wylie, Chair,
Department of Chemistry and Biology by e-mail (pdf attachments preferred)
to cabchair@ryerson.ca. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of
reference submitted directly to the Department Chair at the email address
above or by post (Department of Chemistry and Biology, Ryerson University,
350 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5B 2K3).  For e-mail
submissions, signed, scanned pdf letters sent from the referee's official
university or business email address are acceptable.  Deadline for
submission is *December 7, 2012* although applications will be accepted
until the positions are filled, only those received by the deadline will be
guaranteed full consideration.

Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse
city in the country, Ryerson University is committed to diversity, equity
and inclusion. The university is known for innovative programs built on the
integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. Our
undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally
focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research
and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with
the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada.

These positions fall under the jurisdiction of the Ryerson Faculty
Association (RFA).  The RFA collective agreement can be viewed
at: http://www.ryerson.ca/teaching/employment_resources/rfa.html.
The RFA's website can be found at:  http://www.ryerson.ca/~rfa/.
A summary of RFA benefits can be found at:  http:

Ryerson University has an employment equity program and encourages
applications from all qualifies individuals including women, Aboriginal
peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.
Members of designated groups are encouraged to self-identify.  All
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority.


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