[Taxacom] Position in Animal Ecology

Wendy Untereiner untereiner at brandonu.ca
Mon Nov 10 14:46:07 CST 2008


Dear Taxacomers,

Please bring the following ad to the attention of qualified candidates.

Thank you.

Wendy A. Untereiner, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Biology
and Tier II CRC
Brandon University
270-18th Street
Brandon, MB Canada R7A 6A9
Tel.: 204-727-9603 (office), 204-724-5482 (lab)
Fax.: 204-728-7346
Email: untereiner at brandonu.ca
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The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track  
position in Animal Ecology, subject to budget.

Teaching duties will include undergraduate courses in introductory  
ecology and animal diversity. The successful candidate will have the  
opportunity to develop a senior course in their area of expertise and  
is expected to establish an active, externally funded research program.

The Department of Biology is one of the largest departments in the  
Faculty of Science and has research strengths in animal physiology,  
conservation biology, environmental biology, functional genomics,  
microbiology, fungal biology, paleobotany and soil biology. The  
Department has a Canada Research Chair in Environment and Resource  
Management and CFI-funded research facilities for cell biology,  
environmental science, and molecular systematics. The Department is  
actively involved in the development of a new Interdisciplinary M.Sc.  
program, and it has research and teaching links with both the Brandon  
Research Station of Agriculture and Agri-Foods Canada and the  
Churchill Northern Studies Centre on the coast of Hudson Bay. The  
City of Brandon has a population of approximately 42,000 and a lively  
cultural life, vibrant economy, and many all-seasons recreational  
opportunities. Brandon is located one hour from Riding Mountain  
National Park, is two hours from the City of Winnipeg, and offers a  
high quality of life.

Qualifications: The PhD in a relevant discipline is preferred,  
however candidates near completion will also be considered. A  
productive record of research is required. Postdoctoral experience  
shall be considered an asset.

Application Deadline: January 16, 2009 or until position is filled.

Start Date: August 1, 2009.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a summary of research  
interests, statement of teaching philosophy, citizenship status, and  
contact information for three references. If applying via e-mail,  
submissions should be in a single file of a reasonable size.

Dr. Austin F. Gulliver,
Dean of Science,
Brandon University,
Brandon, MB R7A 6A9
gulliver at brandonu.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian  
citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for  
this position and advise that only candidates selected for interviews  
will be contacted. Short-listed candidates are expected to provide  
credentials at time of interview.


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