Monday, February 12, 2007

Faculty position at U Waterloo (Terrestrial Ecology)

Assistant or Associate Professor in Terrestrial Ecology

The Department of Biology at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in Terrestrial Ecology. The Department of Biology is strongly committed to excellence in research, and both undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience, and be prepared to establish an active externally-funded research program. We are particularly interested in candidates who emphasize the use of innovative research approaches to understand factors that regulate ecological structure and function at community, ecosystem or landscape scales. Candidates should be committed to enthusiastic and innovative teaching.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should send their curriculum vitae, the names and address of three individuals willing to provide letters of reference, and a 1-2 page outline of their proposed research program to: Ms. Gini Ivan-Roth, Secretary to the Chair, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, 200 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2L 3G1. This information may also be sent via email to: The closing date for all applications is March 31, 2007 with an anticipated start date after September 1, 2007.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities. We also encourage applicants who have had career delays associated with family responsibilities. Additional information about the Department is available at:

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