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    Assistant Professor in Field Biology


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    • Employer: York University
      Location: Toronto, Ontario
      Country: Canada
      Last Date to Apply: 11/01/2019
      Open Until Filled: No

    Department of Biology, Faculty of Science

    Field Biologist, Assistant Professor

    The Department of Biology, Faculty of Science at York University invites applications for a tenure-track professorial-stream appointment in Field Biology at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

    The successful candidate will have an outstanding early career record in ecological field research at the organismal, population or community levels of study. These areas of ecology intersect a broad suite of ecological theories including (but not restricted to) those in landscape ecology, conservation biology, plant/animal physiology, disease transmission and population genetics. Key criteria will include exploration of ecological questions across taxa, expertise in a variety of field biology experimental techniques and strong empirical skills.

    The successful candidate will join a strong ecological research community in the Department of Biology that includes a Canada Research Chair in Ecotoxicology, a York Research Chair (YRC) in Global Change Biology and a YRC in Genomics.

    The Biology Department is a member of the Ontario Program in Field Biology and also offers stand-alone local field courses. This position will enhance current teaching in Field Biology, Ecology, and Environmental Management, and involve the supervision of honours thesis field projects.  Collaborations between research groups within Biology, Glendon College, and the newly proposed Faculty of Environment are anticipated.

    The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Biology or related discipline, postdoctoral experience, an outstanding research record that includes excellent research output and momentum as well as publishing in very high-quality refereed journals, demonstrated excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research, and will be expected to develop an innovative independent research program.

    The candidate must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and will teach in both undergraduate and graduate level courses. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred.

    Further information about the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science can be found at http://science.yorku.ca/biology.

    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 Dr. Bridget Stutchbury, Chair of the Search Committee at bstutch@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 Aboriginal people, visible minorities, people with disabilities, and women, can be found at: www.yorku.ca/acadjobs  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. Completed forms should sent to biojobs@yorku.ca with “Field Biology” in the subject line.

    The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 1, 2019. Applicants should email their curriculum vitae, an outline of research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and copies of three publications to biojobs@yorku.ca with “Field Biology” in the subject line, and arrange for three signed reference letters to be sent by the same deadline to the same email address.

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