Position: Assistant Professor in Plant Ecology

Hugo Cota-Sanchez Hugo.Cota at USASK.CA
Thu Sep 22 10:24:12 CDT 2005


Dear Colleagues,

We are advertising a tenure-track position in Plant Ecology -
Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan. The deadline is
Dec. 1, 2005.

Would you please forward the information/job description below to
potential candidates?

Thank you for your assistance.


UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN
Department of Biology
(www.usask.ca/biology)

Assistant Professor in Plant Ecology

The Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, invites
applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor
level in the area of Plant Ecology, commencing July 1, 2006.
Preference will be given to candidates with a broad knowledge in
ecology of plant communities and plant taxonomy.  The candidate will
develop a vigorous, quantitative research program focusing on
community and ecological processes at multiple scales for northern
ecosystems. Applicants should have relevant Ph.D. and post-doctoral
experience. The successful candidate will participate in the
undergraduate and graduate teaching programs of the Department, with
specific responsibility in botany and community ecology, including
experimental methods that employ multivariate statistics.

The Department has developed an internationally recognized area of
strength in wildlife, ecosystems, environment sciences, and plant
sciences.  The candidate will join a group of faculty members
dedicated to research in environmental science, an area of strategic
importance identified in the University's Integrated Plan. We benefit
from strong collaborative links on campus with the Department of
Plant Sciences, the Toxicology Research Centre, Canadian Wildlife
Service, and the National Hydrology Research Centre, as well as the
Canadian Light Source Synchrotron.

The University of Saskatchewan is committed to employment equity.
Members of designated groups (women, people with aboriginal ancestry,
people with disabilities, and visible minorities) are encouraged to
self-identify in their applications. All qualified candidates are
encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will
be given priority.

Send curriculum vitae, a description of proposed research and
teaching interests, and the names, addresses, telephone/fax numbers,
and email addresses of at least three references to:

Dr. F. Messier, Head
Department of Biology
University of Saskatchewan
112 Science Place
Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5E2
Canada
Telephone:      (306) 966-4400
Fax: (306) 966-4461
Email: francois.messier at usask.ca

Applications due: December 1, 2005


J. Hugo Cota-Sánchez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Herbarium Curator
Department of Biology
University of Saskatchewan
112 Science Place
Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E2 - Canada
Tel. (306) 966-4405 and 966-4950 (office); 966-4440 (Lab)
Fax: (306) 966-4461
Email: hugo.cota at usask.ca
Visit my web sites:
Laboratory:  http://www.usask.ca/biology/cota-sanchez/lab/index.shtml
Herbarium: http://www.herbarium.usask.ca/
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