Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Geology
School of Earth and Ocean Sciences - Faculty of Science
The School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at the University of Victoria invites applications for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in Geology to begin July 1, 2013.
We seek applicants who work with the statigraphic/sedimentary record. This could include sedimentary geochemistry, paleoclimate studies, surface/lithosphere structure, tectonics and geodynamics, and basin analysis. The successful candidate will develop a vigorous, independent, externally funded research program that complements our existing strengths by integrating fieldwork, laboratory analyses, and/or experiments and numerical modeling. It is also expected that the candidate will mentor graduate students and teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including geological field schools.
A Ph.D. is required a the time of appointment and post-doctoral experience is desirable.
Applicants should submit:
- a letter of application;
- curriculum vitae;
- contact information (name, address, fax, e-mail) for three references;
- a two-page statement describing their teaching experience and philosophy; and
- a two-page statement describing their current and future research direction.
Applications should be sent to:
Dr. Stephen T. Johnston
Director, School of Earth and Ocean Sciences
Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2013, and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.
The University of Victoria is an equity employer and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal Peoples, people of all sexual orientations and genders, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of the University. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application and hiring process, may contact Grace Wong Sneddon, Adviser to the Provost on Equity and Diversity at (250) 721-6143. Any personal information provided will be maintained in confidence.