Assistant Professor, Aquatic Biology, 12-month Limited Term Appointment, Trent University. Application deadline: May 3, 2017.

Trent University invites applications for one 12-month Limited Term Appointment in the field of Aquatic Biology in the Department of Biology at the rank of Assistant Professor to start August 15, 2017, subject to budgetary approval. A completed Ph.D. and appropriate teaching experience are required. The successful candidate will teach two half-courses in each of the fall, winter and summer terms of 2017-2018. The courses during the fall and winter terms may include: Introductory Ecology, Advanced Ecology, Methods of Biological Inquiry, Limnology, and River and Stream Biology. Courses for the summer of 2018 will be decided in consultation with successful applicant. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to supervise students in the Reading Course (independent study) and students in the undergraduate Honour’s (Research) Thesis course.

Applications, including a curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and philosophy, a brief statement of research interests, and the names, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of three referees who would be willing to write on the candidate’s behalf. Please note that applications will only be accepted in PDF format via email.  Please send applications to, attention Dr. Erica Nol, Chair, Department of Biology.

The deadline for receipt of applications is May 3, 2017.

Trent University is actively committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. Trent University offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you require accommodation during the recruitment process or require an accessible version of a document/publication, please contact

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