[MSA-talk] Assistant Professor position in petrology at U of Toronto

Grant Henderson henders at es.utoronto.ca
Tue Oct 25 13:28:32 EDT 2016

Assistant Professor in Petrology.
The Department of Earth Sciences, University of Toronto, is seeking an 
outstanding individual for a tenure-stream appointment on St. George 
campus at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment is in the 
fields of metamorphic and igneous petrology and high-temperature 
geochemistry applied to Earth materials, and will commence July 1, 2017.
Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Earth Sciences by the time of 
the appointment, or shortly thereafter, and possess excellence in 
research, as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications in high-ranking 
and field-relevant academic journals, presentations at significant 
conferences, and strong endorsements by referees of high international 
standing. Evidence of excellence in teaching is demonstrated through 
teaching accomplishments, teaching statement and letters of reference 
submitted with the application. Salary will be commensurate with 
qualifications and experience.
The University of Toronto has an outstanding international reputation 
for research in the Earth Sciences. We seek candidates in any dynamic 
and evolving sub discipline of the fields noted above and who employ 
state-of-the-art methodologies. The successful candidate's research 
program will further develop the Department's strengths in understanding 
Earth materials through novel empirical, experimental and/or theoretical 
approaches: he or she will be expected to establish an 
internationally-recognized, externally-funded research program. The 
Department houses a collection of modern analytical facilities which the 
successful candidate would have an opportunity to take advantage of and 
further develop. All qualified applicants are invited to apply by 
clicking the link below. Applications must include a cover letter, 
curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications, electronic 
copies of three most significant contributions, a brief outline of 
proposed research, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests. 
Please combine attachments into one clearly labelled file in PDF format; 
please include applicant surname in the file name. Applicants should 
also arrange for three referees to provide confidential letters on 
letterhead and signed, to be sent directly by the referee to the 
Department via email to geol_sec at es.utoronto.ca by the closing date. The 
deadline for receipt of completed applications (including letters of 
recommendation) is December 15, 2016. Submission guidelines can be found 
at http://careers.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/taleo-help/. Inquiries should 
be directed to the office of the Chair of the Department of Earth 
Sciences (geol_sec at es.utoronto.ca). We encourage applicants to review 
research and teaching activities in the department before applying. For 
more information about the Department of Earth Sciences, please visit 
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its 
community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / 
persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, 
persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute 
to the further diversification of ideas. As part of your application, 
you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is 
voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and 
cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. 
Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more 
information, please see 
http://careers.hrandequity.utoronto.ca/help/#diversitysurvey. All 
qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply; however, 
Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Grant S Henderson
Acting Chair
W.M. Keck Chair in Geology
Department of Earth Sciences
University of Toronto
Ontario M5S 3B1
Phone: 416 978 3048
Fax: 416 978 3938

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