Earth Sciences - Limited Term Position

St. Francis Xavier University

Location: Nova Scotia
Date posted: 2013-05-02

Limited Term Position

The Department of Earth Sciences, St. Francis Xavier University, invites applications for a one-year Limited Term appointment commencing August 15, 2013. Applicants should have a Ph.D. or be pursuing a Ph.D. degree in the Earth Sciences or a related discipline and must show strong potential in research and teaching. Teaching responsibilities will include courses in the Environmental Earth Sciences and Geophysics. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Housed within the Physical Sciences Complex at St.FX, the Department of Earth Sciences is widely recognized for the high quality of both its research and teaching. All Earth Sciences faculty are actively engaged in externally funded research programs. A Master of Science program is available in the department, while Ph.D. students can be supervised through other Nova Scotia Universities.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and official transcripts, and names and addresses of three (3) references to:

Dr. Michael Melchin
Chair, Dept. of Earth Sciences
St. Francis Xavier University
Antigonish, Nova Scotia, B2G 2W5, Canada.
Phone: 902-867-5177; Email:

The review of applications will begin on May 27, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. The Selection Committee would like to thank all applicants for their interest in St. Francis University, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

St. Francis Xavier University is committed to merit-based hiring and to employment equity. St. Francis Xavier University respects diversity and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities and members of sexual minority groups. In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. If you are selected for an interview for the advertised position, proof of Canadian citizenship or permanent residency is required.


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