[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor - Ecosystem Ecology, University of Toronto Mississauga

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Sep 23 08:27:16 MDT 2015

Subject: Job: Assistant Professor - Ecosystem Ecology, University of
Toronto Mississauga

Department of Biology
University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM)

Assistant Professor - Ecosystem Ecology - Job # 1501024

The Department of Biology at the University of Toronto Mississauga
(UTM) invites applications for a tenure-stream
appointment in Ecosystem Ecology at the rank of Assistant Professor.
The position start date is July 1, 2016.

We are searching for an outstanding candidate whose research focuses
on ecosystem ecology, with strong links to
organismal (particularly, animal) biology. Areas of interest include,
but are not limited to, aquatic ecology, urban
ecology, arctic ecology, and the ecology of other extreme or rapidly
changing environments. The UTM and its
affiliated institutions offer a stimulating and supportive
environment with a variety of facilities and a highly
interactive community of researchers.  We seek applications from
individuals whose research program would
complement existing departmental research strengths, which include
the study of freshwater ecology, predator -
prey interactions, landscape ecology, ecological interactions between
plants and enemies, and plant ecosystems
ecology. Excellent opportunities exist for collaboration within the
Department of Biology, with other departments at
UTM (e.g., Geography and Mathematical and Computational Sciences), as
well as with faculty at the St. George
and Scarborough campuses of the University of Toronto.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biology or related field (e.g.,
Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Geology, etc.), post-
doctoral experience, an outstanding academic record, demonstrated
research excellence, ability to recruit and
supervise graduate students, and excellence in teaching. Evidence of
excellence in research will be demonstrated
by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals,
presentations at significant conferences, awards
and accolades, and strong endorsements by referees. The successful
candidate will be expected to contribute to
the high quality teaching in our programs. Evidence of excellence in
teaching will be demonstrated through
teaching accomplishments, letters of reference and the teaching
dossier submitted as part of the application. Salary
will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The
appointee will be located in the Department of
Biology (www.utm.utoronto.ca/biology), University of Toronto
Mississauga, and will also be a member of the tri-
campus graduate Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology

All qualified applicants are invited to apply online by clicking the
link below.  Applications must include a cover
letter, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining current and future
research interests, a statement on teaching
philosophy and experience, and three representative
publications.  Submission guidelines can be found at:
http://uoft.me/how-to-apply. We recommend combining attached
documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word
files in the following format:

1) Letter, CV and research and teaching statements
2) Publications

Applicants should arrange for three signed letters of reference from
individuals familiar with the candidate's
research and teaching to be sent directly to: Dr. Angela B. Lange,
Chair, Department of Biology, University of
Toronto Mississauga, by email (on letterhead, signed and scanned) to:
biology.utm at utoronto.ca.

If you have any questions regarding this position please contact
Prof. Angela Lange at biology.utm at utoronto.ca.

Closing date for submissions is November 1, 2015.

For more information on the Department of Biology please visit our webpage
www.utm.utoronto.ca/biology.  Information on the graduate unit can be
found at www.eeb.utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within
its community and especially welcomes
applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal
persons, persons with disabilities, members
of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the
further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given
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