Full Time Professorial Stream/Assistant Professor in Field Biology
York University, Field Biology

The Department of Biology, Faculty of Science at York University invites applications for a tenure-track professorial-stream appointment in Field Biology at the Assistant Professor level, to commence July 1, 2020. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval. 

The successful candidate will have an outstanding early career record in ecological field research at the organismal, population or community levels of study. These areas of ecology intersect a broad suite of ecological theories including (but not restricted to) those in landscape ecology, conservation biology, plant/animal physiology, disease transmission and population genetics. Key criteria will include exploration of ecological questions across taxa, expertise in a variety of field biology experimental techniques and strong empirical skills.

The successful candidate will join a strong ecological research community in the Department of Biology that includes a Canada Research Chair in Ecotoxicology, a York Research Chair (YRC) in Global Change Biology and a YRC in Genomics. 

The Biology Department is a member of the Ontario Program in Field Biology and also offers stand-alone local field courses. This position will enhance current teaching in Field Biology, Ecology, and Environmental Management, and involve the supervision of honours thesis field projects. Collaborations between research groups within Biology, Glendon College, and the newly proposed Faculty of Environment are anticipated. 

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Biology or related discipline, postdoctoral experience, an outstanding research record that includes excellent research output and momentum as well as publishing in very high-quality refereed journals, demonstrated excellence or promise of excellence in teaching and scholarly research, and will be expected to develop an innovative independent research program. 

The candidate must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies and will teach in both undergraduate and graduate level courses. Pedagogical innovation in high priority areas such as experiential education and technology enhanced learning is preferred. 

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