The Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, York University invites highly qualified candidates to apply for a professorial stream tenure-track appointment in Pollination Ecology at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2022. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.
A PhD in Biology and relevant postdoctoral experience is required, with a promise of excellence in research and in teaching. Applicants should have a clearly articulated program of research and specialize in pollination systems where bees are the principal pollinators. Candidates should have research expertise in pollination ecology that complements and is synergistic with those carried out by York University’s Centre for Bee, Ecology, Evolution and Conservation researchers (BEEc, https://www.yorku.ca/bees/). Research by BEEc currently spans bee taxonomy and systematics, behavioural ecology, evolution, genetics and genomics and conservation.
The successful candidate will be expected to engage in outstanding, innovative, and externally funded research at the highest level. Candidates must provide evidence of research excellence or promise of research excellence of a recognized international caliber as demonstrated in their research statement; a record of publications (or forthcoming publications) with significant journals in the field; presentations at major conferences; awards and accolades, and strong letters of reference.
The position will involve graduate teaching and supervision, as well as undergraduate teaching, and be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Candidates must show evidence of or the potential for superior teaching and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, as demonstrated though a teaching statement, teaching accomplishments and pedagogical innovations including in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning; teaching evaluations; and strong letters of reference.
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The deadline for receipt of completed applications is November 19, 2021. A letter of application with an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a statement of research and teaching interests a statement of how your research complements and synergizes with BEEc faculty, three reprints, and names and contact information for three referees should be sent to: Professor Amro Zayed, Chair of the Search Committee, Faculty of Science, York University, 4700 Keele Street, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, firstname.lastname@example.org
Posting End Date: November 19, 2021
Position Rank: Full Time Professorial Stream – Assistant Professor
Discipline/Field: Pollination Ecology
Home Faculty: Science
Home Department/Area/Division: Biology
Position Start Date: July 1, 2022