[MSA-talk] Tenure-track position at the University of Manitoba

Anton Chakhmouradian Anton.Chakhmouradian at umanitoba.ca
Thu Apr 28 13:41:04 EDT 2016

Hello All,

Our Department is looking to fill a tenure-track position (Assistant Professor level) in clastic sedimentology. Please pass the information below on to anyone interested.

Thank you,
Anton Chakhmouradian

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 January1, 2017 in the general area of clastic sedimentology. We especially welcome applications from candidates with research interests in resource geoscience or basin analysis. Particular attention will be given to candidates that complement on-going research and teaching activities in the Department. Qualified applicants must have a proven record of excellence in research and the potential for excellence in teaching. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in sedimentology, basin analysis and field geology, and establish an internationally recognized, externally funded research program. Additional teaching may include courses in resource geoscience and stratigraphy.

The Department of Geological Sciences 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, sedimentary geology, palaeontology, geophysics, and environmental geosciences. The department has over $10 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, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, a research plan, and the names and contact information for three references. Applications must be sent electronically by June 30, 2016 to Ms. Pam Achtemichuk, Department of Geological Sciences at Pam.Achtemichuk at umanitoba.ca<mailto:Pam.Achtemichuk at umanitoba.ca>. Please refer to position #20719 in the application. Review of applications will begin July2016.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and genders, 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.

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with the protection of privacy provision of The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Manitoba).  Please note that curriculum vitae may be provided to participating members of the search process.
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