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McCain Postdoctoral Fellow

Mount Allison University

The Department of Biology at Mount Allison University invites applications for a full-time one-year McCain Post-Doctoral (teaching) fellowship position commencing July 1, 2021, subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will have recently completed a Ph.D. in Biology or related field. The candidate will be required to teach three courses: Biology 2201 (Form and Function: Microorganisms), Biology 3111 (Environmental Microbiology) and another course in the candidate’s area of expertise. The candidate will also have an opportunity to participate in undergraduate student research supervision/mentorship.

The Biology department has an intensive research-based undergraduate honours program, and a graduate program at the M.Sc. level. Mount Allison is surrounded by rich coastal habitats, close to salt marshes, the Bay of Fundy, and the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Facilities on campus include the Harold Crabtree Aqualab, a small mammal research facility, a digital microscopy facility with fluorescent and SEM imaging, a greenhouse, communal molecular biology equipment, communal cell culture and biosafety level 2 facilities. Department members benefit from strong research collaborations with government agencies and local stewardship groups. There is potential for the successful candidate to collaborate with faculty within Biology and in cognate departments. More information about the Department may be found at www.mta.ca/biology/.

Complete applications will include a cover letter, up-to-date curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, description of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references. Applications are being managed through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/17853 and should be submitted to that site, not by email.

Questions should be directed to:

Dr. Matthew K. Litvak
Chair of the Search Committee
Department of Biology
Mount Allison University
mlitvak@mta.ca.

Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Mount Allison acknowledges, honours, and respects that the land named Sackville, NB is part of the unceded territory of the Mi’kmaq People who are the historic inhabitants, custodians, and dwellers on the land where our University is built and confirms its commitment to strengthening relationships with all Indigenous people.

Mount Allison is committed to diversity and inclusiveness. We encourage applications from members of racialized communities, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual and gender identities. We seek candidates with qualifications and knowledge to contribute specifically to the further diversification of our campus community.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents are given priority. Canadians and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.