Lakehead University, Thunder Bay Campus, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Geology at a rank commensurate with experience and qualifications. The appointment will commence on August 1, 2011.
All candidates will have a completed (or nearly completed) Ph.D.in Geology or a closely related field. The candidate will have a demonstrated strength in teaching and a record of research in the area of biogeochemistry, hydrology or environmental geology.
The successful applicant will contribute to Department offerings at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. These might include existing courses in hydrology, water resource science and environmental geology, as well as new courses in the applicant's area of expertise. An ability and willingness to teach courses outside of the main area of interest will be considered an asset. The successful applicant will also be expected to supervise honours theses and graduate students. The applicant is expected to conduct an active research program and to seek external financial support for this research.
The university is in the process of developing a Mining and Mineral Exploration Centre of Excellence and Innovation. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to this initiative. The successful candidate may also be expected to apply for an Associate Industrial Research Chair under NSERC (see http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/) within their first two years of appointment.
For further information, please contact Dr. Stephen Kissin, Chair of the Department of Geology, at (807) 343-8220 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Detailed information on our undergraduate and graduate programs is available at http://geology.lakeheadu.ca/.
Review of applications will begin on March 1, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (such as a statement of teaching philosophy, teaching evaluations, course outlines), sample publications, and contact information for three referees to:
Dr. Rodney Hanley, Vice-President (Academic) and Provost
A completed Confirmation of Immigration/Citizenship Status should accompany your package. This form is available on our website at http://hr.lakeheadu.ca/pdf/immig.pdf.