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1 de mayo de 2020

Profesor asistente de ecología del comportamiento y entomología en Toronto

2000847 - Assistant Professor - Behavioural Ecology and Entomology

The Department of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)
invites applications for a tenure stream appointment in Behavioural
Ecology and Entomology, at the rank of Assistant Professor, expected to
commence July 1, 2021.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology, a minimum of one year of
post-doctoral experience, and demonstrated excellence in research and

We are searching for an outstanding entomologist who addresses
fundamental questions in evolutionary biology by employing field and
laboratory experiments in non-model insects. Suitable applicants will
integrate comparative, molecular and statistical methods to investigate
life-history evolution and sexual selection in both natural and urban
environments. We are searching for applicants who work with insects that
utilize aquatic or riparian habitats. The successful candidate must
demonstrate excellence in research with a record of publications in top
ranked and field relevant journals, invited presentations, national and
international funding and awards, and strong endorsements by referees
of top international stature. Evidence of research excellence must be
detailed in a CV and research statement and demonstrated through the
application materials (including sample publications, and strong letters
of reference). The research statement should include major research
accomplishments and future directions.

The candidate must also demonstrate excellence in teaching and research
mentorship. Evidence of excellence in teaching will be demonstrated
by teaching accomplishments and the teaching dossier, including a
teaching statement, sample course materials, and teaching evaluations
or other evidence of superior performance in teaching-related activities
submitted as part of the application, as well as strong endorsements by
referees. Other teaching-related activities can include performance as a
teaching assistant or course instructor, experience leading successful
workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or excellent conference
presentations or posters

We seek applications from individuals whose research program would
complement existing departmental research strengths. 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 Information on the graduate unit can be
found at

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. 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,
research statement, three representative publications, and a teaching
dossier to include a teaching statement, sample course materials,
and teaching evaluations or evidence of superior performance in other
teaching-related activities as listed above.

Submission guidelines can be found at: We
recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS
Word files in the following format:1) Cover letter, CV, research
statement, and the teaching dossier; 2) Publications.

Applicants must 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 (letters must be printed on letterhead,
signed, dated and scanned) to:

If you have any questions regarding this position please contact
Prof. Joel Levine at All application materials,
including reference letters must be received by the closing date of May
25, 2020 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

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

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