Multiple Disciplines - Faculty Positions

University of Toronto

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2012-12-03

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Civil Engineering
Mineral Engineering, Endowed Chair
Assoc / Full Professor - 1201583
Closing Date: February 28, 2013 or until filled
The successful candidate will be appointed to a prestigious Endowed Chair and be expected to take a leadership role in the Lassonde Institute of Mining. The Endowed Chair appointment is for a five-year term with the possibility of renewal following a favourable review. The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Toronto is committed to excellence in teaching and interdisciplinary research.

Computer Science
Machine Learning
Assistant Professor - 1201522
Closing Date: February 4, 2013 or until filled
Candidates should have (or be about to receive) a Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field. We seek outstanding applicants with demonstrated excellence in research at the highest level and with potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching.

Computational Biology
Assistant Professor - 1201523
Closing Date: February 4, 2013 or until filled
We seek outstanding applicants with demonstrated excellence in research at the highest level and with the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Although we expect candidates to have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral training in the Computational Sciences (Computer Science, Computational Biology and Quantitative Biology), exceptional candidates with recent or imminently-expected Ph.D's will also be considered.

Munk School of Global Affairs
Innovation & Global Affairs
Professor - 1201587
Closing Date: January 15, 2013
Applicants must have a Ph.D. and demonstrated record of teaching and research excellence in the field of Innovation Studies. Multi-disciplinary approaches, particularly those which bridge the technological and social science fields, are especially welcome. Applicants must demonstrate comparative breadth in their research and teaching capacities, providing analytical coverage of both the developed and developing worlds.

Medical Imaging
Nuclear Medicine
Assist / Associate Professor - 1201508
Closing Date: January 4, 2013 or until filled
The successful candidate will hold dual certification in Nuclear Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. She/he will be a team player with strong commitment to patient care, innovative research and teaching and will have a strong background in PET imaging.

Music Theory
Assistant Professor - 1201602 (One-Year CLTA)
Closing Date: January 3, 2013
Candidates specializing in any area of Music Theory will be considered. The committee especially encourages applications from candidates with expertise in post-tonal theory and analysis or in other areas that complement existing departmental strengths. Responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate teaching, research and publication, and university service. A completed Ph.D. is required by the time of the appointment.

Paediatric Hematology / Oncology
Assistant Professor - 1201585
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
The successful candidate will share in coverage of the in-patient oncology services, the Division's procedures (lumbar punctures, bone marrow aspirates and biopsies) and ambulatory schedules and the out-of-hours physician on call schedules for the Division, and will be provided protected time for research and teaching. Individuals with an interest in, and commitment to, scholarly activities are encouraged to apply.

Suicide Studies, Arthur Sommer Rotenberg Chair
Assoc / Full Professor - 1201544
Closing Date: December 31, 2012
The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto and the Centre for Research on Inner City Health, the Keenan Research Centre of the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital, are seeking a senior scientist for the Endowed Chair in Suicide Studies. The Arthur Sommer Rotenberg (ASR) Chair will develop a new and innovative program of research in suicide studies, focusing on vulnerable underserviced populations, in keeping with the mission and values of St. Michael's Hospital, a fully affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto.

Introductory Sociology
Lecturer - 1201495
Closing Date: January 7, 2013
We seek a candidate who has an established record as an excellent instructor in large class settings and is enthusiastic about the opportunity to enjoy a long-term career in teaching at the University of Toronto. We are particularly interested in candidates with a demonstrated ability to teach courses in Introductory Sociology.

Physical & Environmental Sciences, UTSC
Planetary Physics
Assistant Professor - 1201572
Closing Date: January 31, 2013
As part of an expansion in the field of the origin and evolution of solar and extrasolar planets, the Physics and Astrophysics Group within the Department is seeking specialists in the broad field of planetary materials. Areas of interest encompass the physics of: materials at high-temperature and/or pressure, where relevant to the interiors of solar and extrasolar planetary bodies; and low-temperature solids (including ices, minerals and macromolecules) in dispersed planetary media, from primordial solar nebulae to planetary rings.

Environmental Policy
Assistant Professor - 1201565
Closing Date: February 15, 2013
We are seeking candidates with a geographic focus on Canada alone or on Canada within an international context. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. degree in a related field by July 1, 2013 or soon thereafter, and must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching and research. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in environmental policy (including a required course on Canadian environmental policy) for the Environmental Studies program at UTSC and will have opportunities to help build this new program.

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The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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


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