Professeur(e) adjoint(e) en Taxonomie et floristique, Département de sciences biologiques, Université de Montréal

Description du poste

Le Département de sciences biologiques sollicite des candidatures pour un poste de
professeure ou de professeur à temps plein au rang d’adjoint en biologie végétale, plus
spécifiquement en taxonomie et systématique, floristique et biodiversité des plantes vasculaires. Le candidat retenu joindra les rangs de l’Institut de recherche en biologie végétale
(www.irbv.umontreal.ca) et devra assumer les fonctions de conservateur de l’Herbier Marie-Victorin (www.irbv.umontreal.ca/recherche/collections/herbier-marie-victorin).

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Assistant Professor in Computational Biology. Application dealine: 01 December 2019.

The Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science at York University invites applications for a tenure-track professorial-stream appointment in Computational Biology at the Assistant Professor level, to commence 01 July 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants must have a PhD and postdoctoral experience in Biology or a related discipline, an outstanding research record that includes excellent research output and momentum as well as publishing in high-quality refereed journals, in addition to demonstrated excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research.

We invite applications from all disciplines in Biology, where the applicant’s primary research focus is using computational methods.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop an innovative independent research program and will be able to collaborate with a diverse research group in the Department of Biology.  In addition, there are opportunities to interact with the Centre for Biomolecular Interactions, the Centre for Research in Mass Spectroscopy and the Centre for Disease Modelling. Depending on the candidate’s research area, there is also the opportunity to join York University’s Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF) program Vision: Science to Applications (VISTA).

The successful candidate is expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level, ranging from introductory biology and biostatistics to advanced computational methods. The successful candidate must be suitable for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred.

York University is an Affirmative Action (AA) employer and strongly values diversity, including gender and sexual diversity, within its community. Details about the AA Program, which applies to Aboriginal peoples, 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 self-identification and work status forms should sent to biojobs@yorku.ca with “Computational Biology” in the subject line.

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 Roberto Quinlan, Chair of the Computational Biology Search Committee, at rquinlan@yorku.ca.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is 01 December 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 “Computational Biology” in the subject line. Long-listed applicants will be requested to arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. Roberto Quinlan, Chair of the Computational Biology Search Committee, Department of Biology, York University; referees should be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position.  Requested letters of recommendation should be submitted to biojobs@yorku.ca with “Computational Biology” in the subject line.

 

Assistant Professor – Microbial Ecology and Evolution – University of Toronto Mississauga. Application deadline: October 12, 2019.

Microbial Biology & Evolution 1902892

The Department of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in Microbial Ecology and Evolution, at the rank of Assistant Professor, commencing July 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology or closely related field and demonstrated excellence in research and teaching. Post-doctoral experience is preferred.

We are searching for an outstanding scientist who addresses fundamental questions in the ecology, evolution or systematics of viral, prokaryotic (bacteria and cyanobacteria) or eukaryotic (e.g. fungi, simple algae) microbes. The department is particularly interested in an individual whose research, teaching and technical experience would complement our existing departmental strengths. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

• genetics, ecology, or evolution of chemical or antibiotic resistance
• ecology and evolution of microbiomes and metagenomes
• host-symbiont coevolution
• ecology, evolution, genetics of microbial diseases
• ecology, evolution, genetics of microbially-mediated mutualisms
• population genetics and genomics of microbes
• systematics (fungal, algal, or protozoan)

The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in research with a record of publications in top-ranked, peer reviewed and field-relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards/accolades, and the submitted research statement, as well as strong endorsements by referees of top international stature. The successful candidate must also have demonstrated excellence in teaching related activities that can include performance as a teaching assistant or a course instructor, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or conference presentations or posters.

The successful applicant is expected to develop and maintain an active, independent, innovative and externally funded program of research 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 www.utm.utoronto.ca/biology. Information on the graduate unit can be found at www.eeb.utoronto.ca.

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, a statement outlining current and future research interests, three representative publications, and a teaching statement with evidence supporting excellence in teaching.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/ how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word files in the following format: 1) Letter, CV, research statement, and teaching statement 2) Publications.
Applicants must arrange for three 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: biology.utm@utoronto.ca.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Prof. Joel Levine at biology.utm@utoronto.ca. All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by the closing date, October 12, 2019 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 http://uoft.me/UP.

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

Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science at York University. Application deadline: November 1, 2019.

Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream – Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Field Biology
Home Faculty: Science
Home Department/Area/Division: Biology
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2020

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 PhD 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 women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ 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; applicants who are external to York University will not 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.

Posting End Date: November 1, 2019

Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science at York University. Application deadline: October 15, 2019.

Position Rank: Full Time Teaching Stream – Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream
Discipline/Field: Ecology
Home Faculty: Science
Home Department/Area/Division: Biology
Affiliation/Union: YUFA
Position Start Date: July 1, 2020

The Department of Biology, Faculty of Science at York University invites applications for a teaching-stream tenure-track position in Ecology at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream to commence July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will develop, teach, and enhance the Department’s current undergraduate courses in Biostatistics and contribute to teaching in the Ecology program according to their expertise. A PhD in Biological Science (specifically in the field of Ecology) with strong working knowledge of advanced statistical analysis is required by the time of application. Applicants will have demonstrated experience in science education and biology education research, particularly post-PhD Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses, and a strong commitment to evidence-based pedagogy and student success. A record of pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education, technology enhanced learning and community-based learning is preferred as is experience with curriculum development and universal design approaches to teaching and assessment. The successful applicant will be expected to teach ecology at all levels and biostatistics to students at least at the second-year level.

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, a collaborative approach to undergraduate teaching, and the ability to work effectively as part of a teaching team and within the department. This position includes service. Applicants should provide evidence of contributions to service (administrative and committee work), outreach, and pertinent activities in and outside academia.

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. Tamara Kelly, Chair of the Search Committee at tljkelly@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 women, members of visible minorities (racialized groups), Aboriginal (Indigenous) people and persons with disabilities, can be found at http://acadjobs.info.yorku.ca/ or by calling the AA office 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 be sent to biojobs@yorku.ca with “Teaching Stream Ecology/Stats” in the subject line.

The deadline for receipt of completed applications is October 15, 2019. Applicants should submit a signed cover letter outlining professional experience relevant to this position, an up‐to‐date curriculum vitae and a teaching dossier (including a statement of teaching philosophy) that supports excellence and innovation in teaching (i.e. course outlines, teaching strategies, teaching reviews, and other selected course materials). The teaching dossier can also include workshop and professional development programs attended or led, conference papers and/or publications relating to pedagogy. Please provide context and reasons for what is included in the teaching dossier (e.g., annotated course materials). Short-listed applicants will be asked to arrange for three signed confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to Dr. Tamara Kelly, Department of Biology, York University by the referees before the day of the interview; referees should be advised to address the candidate’s qualifications and experience in relation to the position. Applications and letters of recommendation should be submitted to biojobs@yorku.ca with “Teaching Stream Ecology/Stats” in the subject line.