Technologist, Teaching Support and Research (NSGEU)
Office of the Dean of Science
St. Francis Xavier University

Posted: June 11, 2018

St. Francis Xavier University, located in Antigonish, Nova Scotia, is a top ranking Canadian university focused on academic excellence, innovation in teaching and research, service to society and international outreach.

We are seeking a Research and Teaching Support Technologist who will join the Office of the Dean of Science and provide exceptional support to the academic community. This position is in salary band 7 of the NSGEU Collective Agreement with an hourly salary range of $24.20 to $29.60 and is for 40 hours per week.

The technologist will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the university’s Microscopy Facility (1 transmission electron microscope, 1 scanning electron microscope, and 1 confocal laser scanning microscope, plus ancillary specimen preparation equipment) and for the daily operation and maintenance of certain critical Biology Department equipment, such as the distilled water apparatus. The technologist will provide technical support to individual faculty members and students in order to advance student learning and to increase research productivity. Project examples include nanomaterial analysis, water acidification effects on shellfish, seaweed cell wall analysis, mollusc reproduction, and elucidating microbial infection processes; this position provides opportunities to co-supervise and train undergraduate and graduate students.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will continue until the position is filled
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Tenure-track Faculty Position in Environmental Virology
Department of Biology
Faculty of Science
University of Waterloo

Posted: May 23, 2018

The Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Environmental Virology commencing July 2019, or other mutually agreeable date. Although candidates at the Assistant Professor level will be preferred, exceptional candidates at higher ranks may also be considered. We are seeking applications from outstanding scholars that have established disciplinary expertise in environmental virology, with an emphasis on ecological interactions of viruses with aquatic or terrestrial hosts. The successful candidate will join our dedicated team of scholars and teachers and will bring innovative and modern pedagogical practices to courses in both the core and microbiology areas of our undergraduate and graduate curricula.

The successful applicant will have a PhD and a strong track record of innovative research in environmental virology with important peer-assessed contributions to the field. Additionally, s/he will demonstrate a commitment to achieve outstanding undergraduate and graduate teaching and to make valuable service contributions within our collaborative environment. Finally, the candidate must either have, or demonstrate the potential to establish and maintain, an independent, externally-funded research program.

Application Deadline: September 21, 2018
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: University of Waterloo - Tenure-track Faculty Position in Environmental Virology


Tenure-track Faculty Position in Terrestrial Ecology
Department of Biology
Faculty of Science
University of Waterloo

Posted: May 23, 2018

The Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Evolutionary Ecology of terrestrial organisms with a focus on either Mammalogy or Ornithology commencing July 2019, or another mutually agreeable date. Although candidates at the Assistant Professor level will be preferred, exceptional candidates at higher ranks may also be considered. We are seeking applications from outstanding scholars in evolutionary ecology whose research uses innovative field- and lab-based approaches (e.g., tracking, molecular, physiology, etc.) to investigate applied and/or theoretical questions in the area of ornithology or mammalogy in terrestrial environments. The research program should have a field-based component and may target the population-, species- or community-level. The successful candidate will join our dedicated team of scholars and teachers and will bring innovative and modern pedagogical practices to courses in both the core and ecology and evolution areas of our undergraduate and graduate curricula.

The successful applicant will have a PhD and a strong track record of innovative research in evolutionary ecology with important peer-assessed contributions to the field. Additionally, s/he will demonstrate a commitment to achieve outstanding undergraduate and graduate teaching and to make valuable service contributions within our collaborative environment. Finally, the candidate must either have, or demonstrate the potential to establish and maintain, an independent, externally-funded research program.

Application Deadline: September 21, 2018.
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: University of Waterloo - Tenure-track Faculty Position in Terrestrial Ecology


Tenure-track Faculty Position in Aquatic Ecology
Department of Biology
Faculty of Science
University of Waterloo

Posted: May 23, 2018

The Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Aquatic Ecology commencing July 2019, or another mutually agreeable date. Although candidates at the Assistant Professor level will be preferred, exceptional candidates at higher ranks may also be considered. We are seeking applications from outstanding scholars in the area of aquatic ecology. Candidates are expected to develop a strong, independently-funded, field-based research program. The research should address structural and/or functional relations among organisms of inland waters, as affected by natural and anthropogenic processes. The successful candidate will join our dedicated team of scholars and teachers and will bring innovative and modern pedagogical practices to courses in both the core and ecology areas of our undergraduate and graduate curricula.

The successful applicant will have a PhD and a strong track record of innovative research in aquatic ecology with important peer-assessed contributions to the field. Additionally, s/he will demonstrate a commitment to achieve outstanding undergraduate and graduate teaching and to make valuable service contributions within our collaborative environment. Finally, the candidate must either have, or demonstrate the potential to establish and maintain, an independent, externally-funded research program.

Application Deadline: September 21, 2018.
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: University of Waterloo - Tenure-track Faculty Position in Aquatic Ecology