Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Paleoenvironmental Sedimentology

Department of Geological Sciences, University of Manitoba
Position number 29884

The Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Manitoba invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning as early as July 1, 2021 in the general area of Paleoenvironmental Sedimentology. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

We especially welcome applicants with research interests in modern and/or ancient sedimentary environments who use a multi-disciplinary approach, including geochemical and field-based analyses, to evaluate (paleo)environmental and (paleo)ecological conditions. Expertise in (paleo)marine environments and an ability to collaborate with existing faculty members in sedimentology, vertebrate paleontology, and geochemistry are assets. Qualified applicants must have a Ph.D. in geology, preferably with postdoctoral experience and a proven record of excellence in research and teaching. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sedimentology and establish an internationally recognized, externally funded research program. Additional teaching may include courses in introductory geology, instrumental methods, and field school. Other duties include student mentorship and supervision, and professional service for the department, the University, and the community.

The Department of Geological Sciences, housed on the banks of the Red River, provides an exciting environment for teaching and research. The Department is home to 12 tenured and tenure-track faculty members in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, and offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs in Geology and Geophysics. It has a well-established national and international research reputation with strengths in mineralogy, geochemistry, sedimentology, paleontology, geophysics, and environmental geosciences. The department and MIM have over $20 million of equipment housed in major, multi-user laboratories. To learn more about the University of Manitoba and the Department of Geological Sciences please visit http://umanitoba.ca/geoscience/

Applications, as a single pdf file, should include: a cover letter outlining specific interests in the position, detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a research plan. Please have three letters of reference sent directly to Jennifer Hollar Department of Geological Sciences at Jennifer.Hollar@umanitoba.ca

Applications, addressed to Chair of Paleoenvironmental Sedimentology Search Committee, must be sent electronically by February 11, 2021 to Jennifer Hollar Department of Geological Sciences at Jennifer.Hollar@umanitoba.ca Please refer to position # 29884 in the application.

Review of applications will begin February 22, 2021

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

If you require accommodation supports during the recruitment process, please contact UM.Accommodation@umanitoba.ca or 204-474-7195.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the "Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act" (Manitoba). Please note that CVs will be provided to participating members of the search committee and department.

posted: 22 December 2020     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.