Earth Sciences - Assistant Professor (Mineralogy or related fields)

University of Ottawa

Location: Ontario
Date posted: 2013-02-04

Mineralogy or related fields

The Faculty of Science at the University of Ottawa invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Mineralogy, or a related field. The anticipated start date of the position is January 1, 2014. A PhD is required at the time of appointment and postdoctoral experience is desirable. The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching; he/she will be expected to supervise graduate students, and teach undergraduate courses in Mineralogy and graduate courses in their field of research. Collaboration would be anticipated with researchers and laboratories of the new Advanced Research Complex, housing XRF, XRD, Scanning Electron Microscope, Accelerating Mass Spectrometer, ICP-MS, HR-ICP-MS, electron microprobe, noble gas, and stable isotope equipment. The candidate must be able to teach in both French and English (the two official languages of the University).

Interested candidates should submit an application consisting of the following:

  • A letter of application formally expressing interest in the position, summarizing research objectives and outlining teaching goals/philosophy
  • An up-to-date curriculum vitae
  • Copies of three recent peer-reviewed publications
  • Three letters to be sent directly and confidentially to the address below

The application package should be sent by post or email to:

André Desrochers
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Ottawa
140 Louis-Pasteur
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Fax: 613-562-5192

Review for application will begin no later than September 1, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Equity is a University of Ottawa policy; women, aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to staff members and to their spouses in their second official language. At the time of tenure, professors are expected to have the ability to function in a bilingual setting.


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