[ES_JOBS_NET] Canada Research Chair in Environmental Biology and Ecology (Tier 2) at York University

Erika Marín-Spiotta emarinspiotta at gmail.com
Fri Sep 20 09:21:06 MDT 2013

*Canada Research Chair in Environmental Biology and Ecology (Tier 2)*

* *

The Department of Biology at York University is seeking applicants for a
NSERC Tier 2 Canada

Research Chair (CRC) in Environmental Biology and Ecology at the Assistant
or Associate

Professor level, to commence July 1, 2014. The successful Tier 2 CRC
applicant should be an

excellent and emerging world-class researcher who demonstrates the
potential to play a

leadership role and achieve international recognition in his/her field, and
is expected to propose

an original and innovative research program in environmental biology and
have the potential to

attract excellent trainees. The successful candidate must be eligible for
prompt appointment to

the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Research interests in environmental biology and ecology at York University
include the

ecological effects of multiple stressors including invasive species,
pollution, climate change,

Arctic ecology, and pollinator biology. The incumbent is expected to
contribute to and enhance

the world-class research activities and institutional programs in the
Ecology and Evolution group

in the Department of Biology and the Faculty of Science, and to interact
with colleagues in the

Faculty of Environmental Studies, Institute for Research and Innovation in
Sustainability, and

the Department of Geography. We are interested in environmental biology and
ecology research

at scales ranging from genomes to ecosystems. We encourage applications from

ecotoxicological researchers. The incumbent is expected to provide
leadership at the

departmental and institutional level, and take a collaborative approach to
his/her research.

Further information about the Department of Biology in the Faculty of
Science can be found at


The successful candidate will have a PhD in Biology or a related
discipline. The candidate will

be required to work with the Department and the Office of the
Vice-President Research and

Innovation to prepare the formal CRC nomination. The Chair is subject to
approval by the CRC

program review process. Eligibility criteria and CRC program information
can be found at the

following website: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca

Applicants should send (as hard copy only) a curriculum vitae, an outline
of their research plans,

a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and single copies of
three publications, and

arrange for three signed letters of reference to be sent by *November 1,
2013 *to: Chair,

Environmental Biology Search Committee, Department of Biology, Room 247

Building, York University, 4700 Keele St., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M3J

*All positions at York University are subject to budgetary approval. York
University is an*

*Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found
on York's website at*

*www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative
action office at 416-*

*736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however,
Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.*
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