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Assistant Professor, Fungal Ecology and Microbiology, Saint Mary’s University, Nova Scotia, Canada

Jun 21

Written by: SuperUser Account
6/21/2017 10:21 AM 

The Department of Biology at Saint Mary's University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, effective July 1st, 2018. We are seeking a Fungal Systems Biologist who is able to support our undergraduate curriculum in the areas of Fungal Ecology and Microbiology. The successful candidate will support and contribute to our curriculum more specifically through his or her areas of research specialization. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Biology and provide evidence of a strong research record or an emerging scholarly profile focusing on microbiology and fungal biology, have a record of a high standard of teaching in the field (preferably in the courses noted above), and have a strong commitment to collegial service.

The Faculty of Science, which houses the Department of Biology, has gone through significant renewal in the past decade, with many new and active faculty involved in teaching, research, and service activities. We are working to establish and build upon areas of distinct research strength and through those foster collaborations locally, regionally, and internationally. 

Saint Mary's University is located in the historic port city of Halifax, Nova Scotia, a vibrant, urban community of over 350,000 people. Halifax is a major educational centre for Atlantic Canada and is home to five universities. It is conveniently located to recreational areas and to other major urban centres in Canada and the Northeastern United States. For information about the University and the Faculty of Science, please visit our website at:http://science.smu.ca/

Saint Mary's University hires on the basis of merit and is committed to the principles of employment equity. Saint Mary's University encourages applications from all qualified personnel, including women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Please specify your citizenship or residential status in your application. 

Qualified candidates must submit a letter of application, an up-to-date curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier that includes evidence of teaching effectiveness, as well as a statement of research interests with evidence of excellence in scholarship. The application must include the names, addresses, and email contacts of three persons that are best able to describe your suitability for this position. Complete applications should be sent to: Dr. Susan Bjornson, Chairperson, Biology Department, Saint Mary's University, 923 Robie Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 3C3, email: susan.bjornson@smu.ca. Complete applications must be received on or before August 31st, 2017. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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