Fisheries Science, Conservation and Management - Canada Research Chair Tier 2

The University of British Columbia - Fisheries Centre

Location: British Columbia
Date posted: 2012-11-09

Canada Research Chair at the Fisheries Centre, UBC (Vancouver)

The Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) invites applications for a Canada Research Chair Tier 2 in Fisheries Science, Conservation and Management. Details about the CRC program are available at: http://www.chairs-chaires.gc.ca/. Candidates must have an exceptional international research profile with an interest in restoring fisheries, conserving aquatic life and rebuilding ecosystems. A PhD as well as a record of teaching excellence and graduate student supervision is required. Research interests could include (but are not limited to) quantitative modeling and biostatistics; implications of global warming, climate change and environmental change in fisheries; fisheries governance and policies; marine conservation (fisheries and marine mammals); economic dynamics of fisheries; and aboriginal fisheries. We will consider candidates working on any part of the world and from any disciplinary or interdisciplinary background. Outreach to local, national, and international audiences is expected. The successful candidate will be appointed as an Assistant Professor.

The programs, faculty research interests, and public policy activities of the Fisheries Centre are at http://www.fisheries.ubc.ca The University of British Columbia hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to employment equity and diversity within its community. All qualified persons are encouraged to apply. We especially welcome applications from members of visible minority groups, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities Canada Research Chairs are open to individuals of any nationality; offers will be made in accordance with Canada Immigration requirements associated with the Canada Research Chairs Program.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications must include a C.V., a description of research interests, evidence of teaching excellence, evidence of public outreach, and confidential letters from three referees. Applicants should also provide an electronic sample of their most outstanding publications. Applications must be submitted by 15 January 2013 to m.tecson@fisheries.ubc.ca.


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