The Department of Biological Sciences, Faculty of Science, at the
University of Calgary invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track
position in the area of Evolutionary and Comparative Animal
Biomechanics. The appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor with
an anticipated start date of July 1, 2019.
We seek a candidate studying animal functional morphology/biomechanics,
in an explicitly evolutionary comparative context. We seek a broadly
trained person who will complement existing strengths in animal
physiology, development, comparative anatomy and paleobiology.
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in biomechanics or other appropriate field,
with research interests in the area of Evolutionary and Comparative
Animal Biomechanics, and have at least one year of postdoctoral
experience. Applicants must have a record of research scholarly output
demonstrating the potential to attract and sustain external funding.
Teaching experience in vertebrate biology/anatomy, and a demonstrated
commitment to high quality teaching as evidenced by teaching
accomplishments and accolades, teaching evaluations, and other lines of
evidence, also is required.
The successful applicant will be expected to conduct innovative research
and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. The
successful candidate will be expected to teach vertebrate
biology/anatomy and other courses in their area of expertise. The
candidate will also have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching
at both the undergraduate and graduate level and to graduate student
training and supervision.
Application details: Applicants should submit a single pdf including
curriculum vitae, statements of research interests, teaching philosophy,
and the names and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Douglas Storey, Head, Department of Biological Sciences
University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4
Fax: (403) 289-9311 Email: email@example.com
Application deadline is March 18, 2019. View full posting and apply:
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