[ES_JOBS_NET] Full Professor in Forest Soil Ecology (U of Quebec)

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Sun Mar 3 10:48:11 MST 2013

The Universit=E9 du Qu=E9bec en Outaouais invites applications for a tenu=
track faculty position in the D=E9partement des sciences naturelles in th=
area of forest soil ecology.

The successful candidate will conduct research in the role of biotic soil=
factors in forest nutrient cycling and availability. Research fields may=20=

include pedogenesis, ecology of the rhizosphere and plant-microorganisms=20=

interactions. The successful applicant must have completed a Ph.D. in a=20=

relevant field. Preference will be given to applicants with a post-
doctoral experience. Research experience in the temperate deciduous fores=
ecosystem is considered an asset.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with the=20=

ability to work closely with other team colleagues in the development of=20=

the new D=E9partement des sciences naturelles. The successful candidate w=
also participate in the scientific activities of the Institute of=20
Temperate Forest Sciences (ISFORT, www.isfort.uqo.ca), a multidisciplinar=
and applied research institute located in Ripon (Qu=E9bec). The=20
successful applicant must have a strong publication record and the=20
capacity to readily develop a sustained and externally funded original=20=

research program that will contribute to the development of the institute=
The successful candidate is expected to show a strong research capacity=20=

and excellent teaching abilities, to be able to supervise both=20
undergraduate and graduate students, and to be committed to community=20
outreach and to the promotion and visibility of the institute, of the=20
department and of the university. The successful candidate must have a
good active knowledge of written and oral French.

Salary: As per the current collective agreement.

Campus affiliation: Gatineau.

Starting date: To be determined with the university.

Applicants are requested to send, not later than March 22, 2013 (16h30),=20=

their letter of introduction, their detailed curriculum vitae (including =
list of publications, along with reprints of recent peer-reviewed=20
articles), a reprint of their Ph.D. diploma, and the names of three=20
references, to the following address:

Dr. Fr=E9d=E9rik Doyon
Directeur du D=E9partement des sciences naturelles
Universit=E9 du Qu=E9bec en Outaouais
58, rue principale
Ripon (Qu=E9bec) J0V 1V0
Frederik.Doyon at uqo.ca

In accordance with Immigration Canada regulations, this position is open=20=

to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. The Universit=E9 du Qu=E9be=
c en=20
Outaouais has an employment-equity policy. Women, members of visible=20
minorities, members of ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people and persons=20=

with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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