Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Arts and Science

The Department of Biological Sciences in the Faculty of Arts and Science at MacEwan University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position commencing January 1, 2014. The candidate must have a PhD (or a solid indication of imminent completion) in the biological sciences, or a related discipline with a focus on terrestrial population ecology. Applicants from all areas of terrestrial population ecology are welcome, but particular attention will be given to those with experience in field studies. The candidate must demonstrate excellence, or clear promises of excellence, in teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to support instruction in general ecology, terrestrial ecology, population ecology, and organismal diversity. A commitment to research and to the supervision of undergraduate research project is expected. Candidates utilizing a model organism/system amenable to study in an undergraduate context are of particular interest. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

Applicant should submit a covering letter complete with curriculum vitae, a statement regarding teaching philosophy and interests, recent teaching evaluation, a statement of research interests and graduate transcripts. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be sent under separate cover. Please quote the competition number on all documents.

All application materials should be submitted before the closing date of August 15, 2013.

This position is included under the Faculty Association Collective Agreement.

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

Category Full Time Continuing
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
Closing Date August 15, 2013
Competition No. 13.06.059
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