Full Time Professorial Stream/Assistant Professor in Ecology
York University, Department of Biology

The Department of Biology, Faculty of Science at York University invites applications for a teaching-stream tenure-track position in Ecology at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream to commence July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will develop, teach, and enhance the Department's current undergraduate courses in Biostatistics and contribute to teaching in the Ecology program according to their expertise. A PhD in Biological Science (specifically in the field of Ecology) with strong working knowledge of advanced statistical analysis is required by the time of application. Applicants will have demonstrated experience in science education and biology education research, particularly post-PhD Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence or clear potential for excellence in teaching university-level courses, and a strong commitment to evidence-based pedagogy and student success. A record of pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education, technology enhanced learning and community-based learning is preferred as is experience with curriculum development and universal design approaches to teaching and assessment. The successful applicant will be expected to teach ecology at all levels and biostatistics to students at least at the second-year level. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, a collaborative approach to undergraduate teaching, and the ability to work effectively as part of a teaching team and within the department. This position includes service. Applicants should provide evidence of contributions to service (administrative and committee work), outreach, and pertinent activities in and outside academia. 

Further information about the Department of Biology in the Faculty of Science can be found at http://science.yorku.ca/biology/

York University has a policy on Accommodation in Employment for Persons with Disabilities and is committed to working towards a barrier-free workplace and to expanding the accessibility of the workplace to persons with disabilities. Candidates who require accommodation during the selection process are invited to contact Dr. Tamara Kelly, Chair of the Search Committee at tljkelly@yorku.ca.

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